Miami New Times' senior writer Michael E. Miller has won the 2014 Sigma Delta Chi Award for nondeadline writing in the nondaily category for his article "Champ," which tells the story of a porn star murderer. It is the second year in a row that Miller has taken top honors
It's been nine days since a six-person jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Yet despite President Obama's unscripted personal address to the nation and the possibility of a civil case against Zimmerman, many Americans' anger over the acquittal hasn't dimm ... More >>
There's been a ton of talk going on recently about the video of Mitt Romney's fundraiser in Boca Raton that was leaked to Mother Jones magazine. Yes, we're talking about the one where he called 47 percent of Americans freeloaders. We found out that the private fundraiser had a price tag of $50,000 ... More >>
Mitt Romney is still reeling today from the leaked video showing him hobnobbing wealthy donors with the worst kind of rich guy bashing on the lazy 47 percent. But who was Romney wining and dining with such a cringe-worthy speech?A South Florida millionaire playboy, of course! Turns out he was speaki ... More >>
Mitt Romney, the least Hispanic person ever, really, really wishes he was actually Hispanic. Yes, the man who has accidentally quoted Fidel Castro and flubbed Cuban slang for lady parts thinks that if he was of Mexican decent, he'd have an easier time beating Barack Obama.
Of course I'm not saying what a candidate eats should be the sole factor considered by voters when determining the next president of the United States. That would be crazy. Other things are important too -- like what he drinks, and economic policy and stuff.But character surely plays a role in our e ... More >>
Rep. Connie Mack IV is abandoning his southwest Florida congressional seat to run for Senate, and he's endorsed Tea Party favorite Henry "Trey" Radel III to succeed him. Oddly, Radel has a history of owning such fine websites as CasaDeLasPutas.com, Mamadita.com, and SexGuideOnline.com.
For years, Boise Bob and his Backyard Band have brought swampy, raucous, hootenanny energy to the people of Miami and Fort Lauderdale. And this Friday, they'll be playing washtub basses, fiddles, and banjos at Churchill's Pub's American Roots Festival where hillbilly heritage and knee-slapping wi ... More >>
Joe McGinniss' The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin doesn't hit shelves until Tuesday, but review copies have gone out to various publications and more information about her alleged hook up with former Miami Heat star Glen Rice way back in the '80s are creeping out. Mother Jones' review inc ... More >>
Actually, sex in Miami remains fully legal. On a slow news day the blogosphere will take anything they can get, and a post on a pretty obscure blog wondered if Florida's anti-bestiality law will forbid sex between humans, since, you see, humans are members of the animal family. Gawker, Newsweek, ... More >>
The thing about really good journalists is that they aren't like normal people. They're slightly touched in the head. They're generally well educated, clever and capable people who could be making a lot more in some other industry, but for whatever reason don't. While most of us would respond to ... More >>
(Via Idolator). Liberal mag Mother Jones did us all the favor of putting together an imeem streaming play list of songs used during military prison interrogations, according to various leaked documents. And I have to say -- I, too, would crack pretty quickly if forced to listen to "Babylon" by David ... More >>