How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
David Dodge wears shoes with coiled heels, considers refined wheat to be toxic, and hasn't taken medicine in more than 40 years. His choice of footwear relieves pain associated with lower body conditions. And if you look closely enough, you'll notice flour dusting the black Velcro on his feet.
"Come on son, I've always been there for you," says the old man trying to reconcile with his grown son after decades of being estranged. "What about the time you left me behind when you were fleeing from the police?" replies the son. "Here we go with this again. Are you always going to bring tha ... More >>
Lesley ElliottLet's say you live in one of those incredibly wealthy enclaves on Star Island, or own the penthouse somewhere south of Fifth, or wake up to the pretty water view right outside your Coral Gables mansion. Your kids go to private school, travel all over the world with you and expect no ... More >>
In October, a new law will make Florida the 31st state to outlaw bestiality. Yep, we will be tragically separated from the furry and hoofed objects of our lust, for no reason other than a pesky species divide. It's like a modern day Romeo and Juliet tale, if Shakespeare had had the guts to us ... More >>
Lesley Elliott Pieducks in Midtown is now delivering. Pieducks "mostly organic" pizzeria is branching out with a second location in Midtown that is now open for business. The current restaurant (next to Brickell Irish Pub) has limited seating, but this newbie is for delivery only. The myst ... More >>
Burlesque, that sexy, sultry, but not-quite-so-naked performance, has seen a resurgence in the past few years. The literary definition of burlesque is "a dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing serious work." In the 1940s however, popular variety shows that featured ri ... More >>
Photo from Frederick Wildman and Sons on FlickrAs Lee Klein reported last week, tonight the Miami Film Festival is holding a paella-off, so we're giving you a sneak peek at one of the selections being offered. Check out what Xixon's Jon Gonzalez is stirring up (especially since Klein considers ... More >>
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its long anticipated happiness ratings last week. The study, using data collected from 1.3 million people across the country over the past four years, found that the happiest folks tended to live in states with a high quality of life. No surpri ... More >>
The ever-elusive Scotchy as rendered by Jamie Tao. A man of many beards and a million sunglasses, local blues rocker Uncle Scotchy is so rarely seen -- truly seen -- that some of you have begun to doubt his very existence. Admittedly, the guy's an enigma wrapped in a riddle inside a nutshell buried ... More >>
But do submarines usually enter regattas?
Big time animal lover Anthony Marasia lives in Hawaii, but he's got beef with Miami. The 35-year old, media savy former zookeeper launched a national campaign Thursday to free Seaquarium's Lolita the killer whale. The plan: broadcast footage of the captive orca in her kiddie pool of a tank on p ... More >>
MTV's Real World breaks barriers with two South Floridians.
Italian restaurant shows slow-food roots.
"I am not a whore at any price"
The plastic shopping bag is a pox on our subtropical house
Jimmy Buffett inexplicably leads a kid movie to the big screen
A German New Waver resorts to tired old tricks
From man-breasts and money comes a local documentary film star
Starving children don't respond to military firepower
Parade brings on tradition
Jamaican upstart loves the scent of that purple skunk
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Bambi knows what boys like -- boys like her
Surviving the summer swarm of mosquitoes in the Everglades takes some strong repellent and slight derangement