Oh, what have we done to deserve this? In just two short months, iconoclastic synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys (otherwise known as Mr. Neil Tennant and Mr. Chris Lowe) will be unveiling their 12th studio album, Electric. And then they'll be venturing across our continent for the "Pet Shop Boys' 'Electri ... More >>
It's 5 a.m., and an impromptu, collective chant to the tune of the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" fills the streets of Baltimore. The city's beloved Ravens were crowned Super Bowl XLVII champions roughly eight hours ago, but the team's diehard fans are still celebrating the victory with the squ ... More >>
After a few months spent dabbling in bottom-heavy sludge and tension-and-release death metal, South Florida extreme music promotion powerhouse Speedfreek is living up to its name like never before. Six days before the alleged Mayan Apocalypse ends the world as we know it, Richmond, Virginia grind f ... More >>
As evidences by this BuzzFeed listicle the racist folks of American Twitter were none too pleased that President Barack Obama won reelection on Tuesday, and a new analysis by Floating Sheep found that most of the racist Tweets were coming out of -- surprise! -- the South. Don't worry though, Florid ... More >>
This news just might make your soggy Friday afternoon a little sunnier. If the office is craving some Burger King today, you might just not have to draw straws to see which unlucky bastard has to go out in the rain. Read Also:- Burger King Does Delivery: The Next Step in Fast FoodBecause Burger King ... More >>
For megalomaniac megastars, dominance in one genre is never enough. We've seen famous faces gracing everything from boxes of breakfast cereal to frozen dinners, and now, one of music's biggest moguls is lending his name to a new liqueur. Producer, songwriter, and rapper Timbaland is the man b ... More >>
Some Miami-born celebrities never let anyone forget where they're from. Take Pitbull, for example, who just shouts out "305" at least once every 15 seconds.Other celebs born under the sign of the 305 aren't as conspicuous. For many, that's because they were born here but moved as young kids, and for ... More >>
The corpse of Fidel Castro is enjoying a personal renaissance. He's discovered the haiku form. He admires yogis. He keeps going on about a miracle plant called moringa. He's ordering helicopter hijackings in California.
After wasting another week flipping burgers, pumping gas, pouring drinks, pushing papers, writing blogs, or whatever, the whole world just wants to get smashed. Even the Bastard Lovechild of Rock 'n' Roll. And if this were next Friday, we might suggest buying up massive quantities of beer, booze, c ... More >>
So, the University of Miami has decided its time to let Jacory Harris say words in public again, and trotted their starting quarterback in front of the media today after he was suspended for the Maryland game after admitting he took about $140 in impermissible benefits from Nevin Shapiro. Har ... More >>
You've got a date with pop star Kat DeLuna. And surprisingly, the little Dominican chick is pretty low maintenance. All she wants is a trip to Dolphin Mall, some movie tix, refillable popcorn, two new pairs of banana yellow high-tops, and three or four games of bowling at Strike Miami. Oh, and ... More >>
This may not be the most secure communication device in the world anymore.They're listening. Really hard.Wiretaps in Florida authorized by district courts and the state attorney general rose from 78 in 2009 to 143 in 2010, according to a report released Thursday by the Administrative Office of the U ... More >>
"We won the championship! That means we get to threaten people on the Internet!"It was an innocent post: Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson got arrested when he was found drunk in an apartment complex. If he hadn't called the Heat "classless" earlier this week, there probably wouldn't have been a ... More >>
Scott Fredel, executive chef and owner of Pilar, gave us a rundown on his feelings on sustainable fishing, what you're getting on your plate when you eat at his restaurant, and how expensive it is to commercially fish. Read the first part of the interview for the full story.New Times: You named t ... More >>
Artist's TwitterOdd Future's Tyler the CreatorMaybe he was having "threesomes with a fuckin' triceratops, Reptar" or "fuckin' Goldilocks up in the forest/in the three bear house eatin' their muthafuckin' porridge." But for some strange reason, Tyler the Creator, the leader of 10-member L.A. rap ... More >>
A handcuffed Sara Greenback is dragged across the sand by a Miami Beach Police officer.The Miami Beach Police Department offered a swift reaction to videos that surfaced online after this weekend's on-the-beach melee between angry partygoers at Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Motel event and cop ... More >>
The National Committee to Free the Cuban Five is making much ado about a couple of "important" legal briefs. It's time for the final appeal of the five Castro spies convicted of espionage, conspiracy to commit murder, and other illegal activities in the U.S. The group will even hold a news confer ... More >>
There's something special going on this season with the Miami Hurricanes women's basketball team, but the squad experienced its first setback since their second game by falling to FSU last night 66-59. The loss ends Miami's 17-game winning streak, which tied Duke's longest winning streak in the n ... More >>
So, you're an offensive coordinator who (indirectly at least) gets fired from his job for making his fair share of screw ups that lead the team to never getting into a BCS bowl, yet somehow you end up as a head coach at a school that just got into a BCS bowl this season. Yes, former Miami offensi ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanHe cooks, he manages, and he pours a mean pisco sour.You might recall a while back we interviewed Chef Christopher Cramer at Panorama about Peruvian cuisine and, for an Irishman, he did seem to know a lot about it. But this time we wanted to chat with the genuine article, Lima ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins entered the NFL draft with a plethora of needs, most notably at outside linebacker, safety, nose tackle and tight end. They spent their first pick on a defensive end, while pulling the ole switch-a-roo on us and moving Randy Starks to the defensive tackle position. PING! Defens ... More >>
When Bravo announced it would air a Project Runway-like show with artists produced by Sarah Jessica Parker, we were intrigued, to say the least. We actually got excited when Miami was picked as one of the four cities to host a casting call last summer. That went down at the Frederic Snitzer ... More >>
photo by Benjamin ThackerSurf Nazis on EcstasySaturday, May 30Goo, MiamiBetter Than: Midnight at the mortuary. The Review:They don't surf, they aren't Nazis and they don't do drugs -- but Surf Nazis on Ecstasy sure do suck. And by sucking, they are actually really rocking. After all, isn't tha ... More >>
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I'll get the girls together for the weekend, leave early ... party, and snooze on the way back"
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From the issue of January 11, 2001
As Big Oil forces out the last independent gas station dealers, the era of truly giant oil begins
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If it gets you high, chances are that James Hall knows more about it than anyone anywhere
Hall of Fame and Museum: Morbid kitsch and money. Lots of money.
The good old days of high-speed police chases (and the resulting mayhem) are about to end
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