Compared to the miles-wide F5 monsters that roar across the Kansas and Nebraska plains, Florida's tornadoes are usually quaint little dust devils that pop up momentarily and never get the space to grow into city-destroying catastrophes. Yet it's the Sunshine State's mini-twisters that are the deadl ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke goes after one of the most watched shows on cable television.I've never been a big fan of the First 48, the reality-TV show that ... More >>
Congratulations Blake James, you've just secured the toughest job in college sports. The University of Miami announced this morning that its hired James as the new Athletics Director. James had been serving in the position on an interim basis since October, when former AD hightailed it out of t ... More >>
Punk rock is a big tent. What other genre manages to link seemingly disparate entities like British rude boy skinheads with screamo-haircuit mall goth in Nebraska? And the best part: All these highly segregated factions bicker, sometimes to the point of physical violence, over whose interpretation ... More >>
While Howard Schnellenberger may be the coach at Florida Atlantic University, news of his impeding retirement will surely resonate down in Coral Gables. Before Schnellenberger arrived at the University of Miami in 1979, the school was better known for its palm trees and good weather than its smal ... More >>
In reaction to the last 30 years of crime, drug trafficking and sexual provocativeness within the City of Miami Beach, a coalition of good, white Christian activists from a collection of Red States plan to send a letter today to local, state and federal leaders demanding that the entire city be b ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenBright Eyes' Conor Oberst.See the full 24-photo Bright Eyes slideshow. Bright Eyes With Cursive The Fillmore Miami Beach Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Better Than: Being abducted by extraterrestrials for an impromptu probe party. Maybe it's a product of extreme boredom and idle im ... More >>
Sebastian the Ibis insists: "Vote now, mofo!"Sadly, FIU's Radiate FM went soft in the second-to-last round of MTV's marathon contest for best college radio station in the nation. So they're out. Thanks to WVUM 90.5 FM, though, Miami can continue to dream about bringing home a big beautiful Woo ... More >>
MSU's mascot briefly dated Snooki. It won't be for another 10 years, but the Miami Hurricanes and the Michigan State Spartans will meet in a home-and-away series in 2020 and 2021. Even with mixed results over the past few seasons, it seems the Miami athletic department isn't shying away from the ... More >>
When thinking of Grammy-Award winning pop sensations Maroon 5, most draw their attention toward stylish and sexy frontman, Adam Levine. But there is more to them than him; take their guitarist James Valentine, for instance.The tall and slender native Nebraskan got his big break stepping in for Aa ... More >>
"In the beginning there was Jack, and Jack had a groove. And from this groove came the groove of all grooves. And Jack boldly declared, 'Let there be house,' and house music was born." So goes the Genesis-like mythos of house music, as expounded by the legendary Chuck Roberts.Esteemed DJ/producer ... More >>
No rock star has played politics smarter than the Boss.
Markos 'Kos' Moulitsas of The Daily Kos has a dream that one day Charlie Crist will do some soul searching, look deep inside himself, and finally come out ...as a Democrat. And it will all be Marco Rubio's fault. See, Marco Rubio is calling upon the dark forces of the right wing --the wingnut ... More >>
A French handball championship comes to Miami.
The Marlins settled for 600 fans per home game last year. The Panthers are literally giving away tickets. Minor-league soccer squad Miami FC is hemorrhaging cash. So you might think it'd be foolhardy to bet big bucks on Miamians attending the championship of a sport most Americans have never heard ... More >>
Paul Tei and company ponder Sondheim, Steinman, and the meaning of life.
Big girls, little guys, lots of fun.
A veteran Olympic swimmer Aims to beat the skeptics.
Hallelujah (Black Janet Music)
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Bogdan Raczynski blew up Ibiza. Now he's ready to do damage in Miami.
University of Miami administrators called for downfield interference
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Cattle-ist for reform
Four Cornered Night (Jade Tree)
Julian Jorge Reyes, a child of Castro's revolution, turned against his leader. Now he's taking on el exilio.
Boys Don't Cry
Put down the field glasses and close up the guidebooks. When Florida's top avian enthusiasts do battle, the feathers fly.