New Coke

  • Film

    September 4, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    Churchill's New Owners: An Open Letter

    In the early '80s, Pepsi had begun seriously encroaching on sales of Coca-Cola, even outselling the latter in supermarkets. In an effort to rejuvenate sales, Coke outright replaced its formula with what would be known as "New Coke" -- an "improved" version of the formula that would replace the ori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    It's Friday, and like Lily Allen, tonight you're gonna wanna "get in the car and drive to the club" and "make [your] way to the bar." But you won't have to blow wads of cash on musical tunes and Jack and Coke to party like the Brit sensation. Nope. We've got you covered with liquor-fueled and music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    The Vagabond Miami Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Plans New Weekly Parties

    Happy Fifth Birthday, Vagabond! That's five years of drunken shenanigans, weird memories, boozy libations, and music from some of underground's finest. And as if we ever needed a reason to party, the club is throwing a two-day bash in honor of it's half-decade of existence with open bar, live mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Welcome Back Twinkie: Here's Where to Find Them

    Break out the trumpets and the cold milk because Twinkies, the golden, spongy cakes with the soft creamy center, officially return to shelves today. Twinkie's manufacturer, Hostess Brands, closed its bakeries and ceased operation in November 2012, citing labor disputes as a major factor of its demi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    RiRi may be a lost causee, but she's right about one thing: "Cheers to the fricken' weekend!" But unlike Rihanna, you don't have to spends wads of cash on over-the-top bashes and endless bottles to have one hell of a weekend -- all you need is $10. Check out Crossfade's ten best music-related thin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Denmark's Iceage Announces Miami Show at Churchill's Pub on June 7

    Do Denmark's very-hyped, babyfaced post-punks Iceage represent The Shape of Punk to Come? That slogan was coined by Refused -- another set of Scandinavian agitators, this time from hardcore-obsessed Sweden -- as the title for a 1998 opus-collage of the various rock music microhistories. Of course, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Return Of The Twinkie: Hostess May Have Pulled Off The Biggest Scam Since New Coke

    You read about the Great Twinkie Extinction here on Short Order (and everywhere else) and maybe you applauded, or more than likely, felt as if yet another piece of your childhood was being torn away from you by The Man.Well, there may be a reason to rejoice, put your footie pajamas on, and couch pot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Death to the Sun Festival: The Final Episode's Ridiculous 29-Band Lineup

    For three consecutive autumns, local musician and promoter Ricardo Guerrero's annual end-of-summer local showcase -- Death to the Sun -- has ranked among South Florida's best festivals for contemporary and/or experimental rock music. Just shy of reaching half a decade (and more than a couple months ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Top Ten Worst Food Fails Ever

    When it comes to our favorite brands, it seems we're more likely to remember the epic successes (Doritos Locos Tacos anyone?) than the equally epic failures. But failures, there are aplenty. Dangerous, disgusting, or just plain absurd, these gastronomic gaffes may be fun to laugh at now, but it wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Churchill's 33rd Anniversary Party! And a Video of Chuck Loose Setting Himself on Fire

    We can't write our best Churchill's Pub stories on the Internet because we don't wanna get the place shut down. However, in anticipation of Miami's only true rock 'n' roll dive celebrating its 33rd anniversary, we here at Crossfade will gladly share some family-friendly tales. Like that time in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Zeke's Reincarnated: Lincoln Road's Rio Station

    See also "Employees say Zeke's Roadhouse Closing for Good."In what may be the quickest transition since Superman's change in the phone booth, Zeke's Roadhouse has been replaced. And with its own "New Coke" of sorts. Rio Station is a family-owned, five-branch food & drink biz that swooped in to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    305 Fest Is Going National: "I Get Messages Asking for Hotel Recommendations!"

    See also "305 Fest's Completely Insane, 47-Band Lineup: Bastard Noise, Noothgrush, and So Many More." "The thing I like most about festivals," says Roger Forbes, half of live-music promotion powerhouse, Speedfreak Presents, "is that there's always going to be some bands you don't know." In fact, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    305 Fest's Completely Insane, 47-Band Lineup: Bastard Noise, Noothgrush, and So Many More

    Local promotion outfit ​Speedfreek Presents has been on a serious mean streak lately, delivering a steady stream of otherwise unbooked concerts featuring all manner of brutality from the national hardcore, metal, and extreme music scenes. The agency was founded in 2011 when Torche drummer and lon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Ten Best Music-Related Things to Do in Miami This Weekend Under $10

    ​On StubHub, Ultra tickets are going for $800 and Masquerade Motel passes cost $400. Beat freaks have seemingly lost their minds, clearly forgetting that the national average for a gallon of regular gas is nearly $4. Who in their right mind would drop half-a-stack on house music? Not Crossfade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Lil Wayne Sells Mountain Dew, Six Others Rappers Who Love Soft Drinks

    ​Fueling the obesity epidemic and enabling the Young Money Maniac's sizzurp addiction, PepsiCo's toxic green nectar, Mountain Dew, has a new spokesperson and his name is Lil Wayne. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Mountain Dew have come together to form DEWeezy, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Coca-Cola Drops Holiday "Arctic Home" Coke Can

    ​As another testament to the power of social media, Coca-Cola has abandoned the holiday save-the-polar-bear white Coke cans after a number of tweets and Facebook posts from confused consumers.Complaints were posted to the company's official blog, Facebook, and Twitter over how the white can resemb ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011
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    November 25, 2010
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    November 19, 2009
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    May 25, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of May 25, 2000

  • Music

    September 28, 1994

    Bennett, Done That

    Three decades after Anthony Dominick Benedetto left his heart in San Francisco, a new generation gets hipped

  • News

    November 3, 1993

    Boy Toy

    Updated for the Nineties, Barbie's boyfriend Ken has style, attitude -- and a cock ring!