The International Noise Conference has come and gone this year, leaving in its wake perforated eardrums, a melted motorcycle tire, and a missing flute. But noise as an accessory within other genres has become a very regular thing in recent years. Hell, even Kanye West has dabbled with harsh noise ( ... More >>
There's really no doubt that Florida leads the nation -- if not Planet Earth -- in insane crimes. In the past month, we've had an elderly guy showing up pants-less and masturbating at a McDonald's drive-thru, a woman twerking obscenely in front of a school bus full of kids, and the inventor of the W ... More >>
Lots of people try and rank college football teams, but that ignores the fact that only teams from one state actually matter. Because clearly things need to be ranked in list format, Riptide is here to rank Florida's seven FBS teams. Join us this week as we witness the debut of a possible QB superst ... More >>
Another week, another historic ranking for the University of Miami's men's basketball team. Thanks to Duke's loss to Maryland and the Canes' buzzer beater against Clemson, the team has moved up to number two in the polls. It's the team's highest ranking in school history, and also the first time tha ... More >>
Brother Jimmy's BBQ is set to open soon at Mary Brickell Village, bringing the popular New York City mini-chain to South Florida. Jim Goldman, one of the principals, showed me around the restaurant. The floors were being worked on, so we chatted outside for a while.It was during that chat that I fou ... More >>
Subway is rolling out three new vegan sandwich options, in response to increased demand for meals on the go sans animal products. The Malibu Greek, Sweet Riblet, and Italian Black Bean subs are slated to roll out in select Subway locations in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia. Compassion Over ... More >>
Hey, *pssst*, I've got a plot of beachfront property in beautiful Hialeah to sell you for just $10k. Yeah, I'm just gonna need your social and bank account info, and its as good as yours. Yes, to no ones surprise 247WallSt.com has ranked our sunny state of Florida number one in the shady arena ... More >>
When he's not pushing Dr Pepper or exposing his Family Jewels on A&E, Gene Simmons rocks silly makeup and platform shoes as the legendary lead singer of Kiss. Similarly, when he's not dubstepping aboard Holy Ship! or steering megayachts with his penis, Tommy Lee beats the skins for arena rock ... More >>
For 26 years, taxpayers have poured hundreds of millions into Doral-based TV and Radio Marti to beam American news into Cuba with the idea that keeping Havana abreast of Florida Marlins' scores will inspire Cubanos to rise up against the Castros. But Fidel is far too wily for that -- the station ... More >>
db Bistro ModerneChef Verbiak's "pressee" of poultry and foie gras.There seems to be an abundance of wine pairing dinners happening both on and off the beach, providing a glorious opportunity to do a little high-end boozing. Sure, these prix-fixe gatherings can get a little expensive, but since t ... More >>
Jacory Harris will start for the Miami Hurricanes when the team makes its home debut in ten days against Ohio State according to USA Today. Harris, a senior, sat out the Maryland game due to his involvement in the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but will return to take over his starting duties despite ... More >>
Last night, Tyler the Creator tweeted the meaty schedule for hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All's upcoming Golf Wang Tour 2011. Not only will the raunchy sultans of swag be performing here in the 305 on Halloween night, but the show is another in a steady stream of solid F ... More >>
via YouTubeAlong with an alleged gang rape at the Fontainebleau and an intoxicated drowning death at the Clevelander, Ultra Weekend also brought us a scary near riot on South Beach as a drunken crowd surrounded and taunted two cops trying to arrest an unruly couple outside a Swedish House Ma ... More >>
While the program remains officially silent, a report by InsideTheU.com that six Hurricanes football players have been suspended for next season's opener against Maryland has now been confirmed by two NBCMiami sources. Seantrel Henderson, one of the top recruits in the nation in the class of ... More >>
photo by Popperipopp via Wikimedia CommonsWhen a Miami Beach officer started loudly berating Robert Hammonds and his friends in September 2009, the aspiring filmmaker did what came naturally: He pulled out his videocamera and filmed it. Hammonds had no idea that that simple act would cast him int ... More >>
Those of us who bleed orange and green may have been left holding back tears of orange and green after the disappointing football season, but cheer up Hurricanes fans. The most promising University of Miami team so far this year appears to be the women's basketball Ttam. They entered the AP p ... More >>
Any University of Miami alumni traveling back to Coral Gables this weekend to catch the homecoming game against Maryland won't see Canes colorful QB Jacory Harris in action. Instead, they'll get a peek at the Canes' future when true freshman Stephen Morris takes control of the Miami offense.
Maybe we're biased, but we think the University of Miami athletics logo is one of the most original and aesthetically pleasing in all of sports. It's minimalist yet says so much. However, in its ACC preview, Rivals' group of experts seems to think the team's helmet, which features the logo, is th ... More >>
CC by 2.0, via wot nxt on FlickrIf you're gainfully employed, Sunday may not the ideal evening for checking out killer rock at Churchill's. This week, though, it's worth the case of the Mondays, though, if you're among those with an appreciation for the long-lost version of '90s punk/hardcore tha ... More >>
It has been 21 years since Fear Factory unleashed its racket, which has over time become a major influence on the landscape of American metal. It has also, in a bizarre manner, mirrored corporate America in the mentality that the band is first and foremost a business. While undergoing lineup chan ... More >>
Ah, spring finally starts tomorrow, and we'll be glad to have this weirdly chilly Winter behind us. Our friends to the North may have scoffed at our complaints of cold and rainy conditions, but the Weather Channel has validated those climate complainers in Miami Beach.The channel says that Miami ... More >>
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via Kevin Cole's flickrThe McDonald's All-American High School basketball games goes off tomorrow on the UM campus. The Washington Post has been posting blog dispatches from Maryland's National Christian Academy stand out Dante Taylor. He has been having all sorts of fun in Miami. He's swam with dol ... More >>
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