It's not Friday yet, but there's no such thing as too many mugshots right? Miami attracts celebrities like moths to a light bulb, but unfortunately for some of them what happens in Miami doesn't stay in Miami. Miami-Dade's jail camera, AKA the in-house Paparazzi, has caught several celebrities check ... More >>
Bar dies. Will Bar Fly take over?It's been a pretty good week for all those downtown cool kids who've spent the last four months stone sober and cloaked in black, mourning the death of Bar, the OHWOW-owned hipster hangout that closed in July. Over the weekend, a group of Bar's ex-employees opene ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanMarc Randazzo loves his customers. Really.Were you knocked out by yesterday's interview? If not, read part one again... or we'll beat you up.New Times: You've got tons of photos of celebrities on your walls. Who's the most famous you've cooked for?Marc Randazzo: I cooked for Pres ... More >>
Peter Souza on Wiki Commons "If you talk bad about me, your'e gone." Not since Beelzebub was dumped from heaven by the big guy himself has somebody been so deserving of losing their job as BP's CEO Tony Hayward. The greasy executive will be officially stepping down Oct. 1 and his departure go ... More >>
When we saw that the Wall Street Journal whipped up a stipple portrait of Conchita, the Ginger-wig-wearing Chihuahua that belonged to the late Miami socialite Gail Posner, Banana Republican got to thinking what a grand life these little bug-eyed rat-dogs lead. So we compiled a list of the five mo ... More >>
The Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and unlike last year's fantastic Mickey Rourke resurgence, there's no strong local hook in this year's horse race. But this here alt-weekly devotes an entire section to movies, and naturally our critics had something to say about eac ... More >>
Local Father Cutié's special lady pal issued a statement to the press letting everyone know she did not set him up. [CBS4] Miami-Dade teachers have agreed to two unpaid days off in order to help balance the district's budget. [Herald] Ironically, teachers have to pay more to be certified. [CBS4] ... More >>
Former Kendall resident OJ Simpson and former Miami Beach resident Hulk Hogan probably could have been friends during the time in Miami-Dade, because Hogan seems to think they both have a lot in common. In a recent interview with once-relevant music magazine Rolling Stone, the wrestler let it be k ... More >>
The Burger Beast is a South Florida eating machine chewing his way through fried-food-America and blogging his reviews of various establishments at BurgerBeast.com. Most of his posts center on Dade and Broward, but they also cover cities as far as Atlanta, where he recently found himself, and soon M ... More >>
It's expensive and mostly satisfying — not enough from a superstar chef.
Sean Penn bravely took time out of his busy schedule of giving back massages to Hugo Chavez (or as Robert De Niro put it, "respectfully advising world leaders"), and managed to kill all of our Mickey Rourke Oscar dreams while simultaneously reversing Proposition 8 in the process. Hooray Sean Penn, y ... More >>
But youll never be Oscar.
Mickey Rourke has reportedly finally met his elective-surgery match, and it's (swoon) Love. No, it's not Joan Rivers, Amanda Lepore, or Jocelyn Wildenstein. Literally, it's Love, Courtney Love. That's Mickey on the right, and Courtney on the left, if you couldn't tell. Let's hope the two will go ... More >>
Just how irrelevant has PETA become? The one-time-animal-rights-organization-turned-ludicrous-marketing-machine long ago gave up trying to reach people with reasoned arguments about the sanctity of all life or the wastefulness of our meat-happy culture. Instead they've adopted a fairly standard mark ... More >>
The Oscar nominations came out this morning. There were some surprises, but as virtually everyone expected, Mickey Rourke got a nod for best lead actor for his role in The Wrestler. What started as a local hook for covering awards-show nonsense has turned into quite a saga detailing Rourke's strange ... More >>
We've made no secret of our support for Mickey Rourke's Oscar ambitions, but there are other very important award ceremonies coming up soon in different fields, and as always, we'd like to support the home team. The 2009 Bloggies began taking nominations this week. No, we're not begging for your su ... More >>
Relive the gay Nineties every Sunday at Click.
Revolution Fight ClubDecember 19, 2008Gusman Center for the Performing ArtsBetter Than: Who knows?Forgive me, but I don't have any photos of Friday night's Revolution Fight Club. No, I didn't lose my camera. And no, it didn't break. And I wasn't shirking my assignment, either. I don't have a snap be ... More >>
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Clubland king Chris Paciello ain't exactly a Mafia don. But it sure seemed he was headed that way.