Miami awoke this morning to howling winds, eerie, greenish sunlight and skidding clouds, and suddenly remembered, "Oh yeah, today is the Apocalypse, isn't it?" Then we chugged some whiskey, grabbed our End Times shotguns, logged on for one last Facebook update ... and woah, hey, the rest of the worl ... More >>
Earlier this week, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez announced that he'll be undergoing cancer surgery for the fourth time in less than two years. Chavez, who has held power in Venezuela since 1999, apparently isn't too optimistic about his chances; he's already named a successor to take his position ... More >>
Our president is a real cool dude. Whatever you think of his policies, the guy can make a joke. And he's got great taste in music.
At the White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama addressed the secret second-term agenda that's got the Republicans so terrified. He said, "My first term, I s ... More >>
We felt a bit out of our depth heading into UM's screening of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator at the Bill Cosford Cinema last night. The documentary is a follow-up to When the Mountains Tremble, a doc that courageous young director Pamela Yates produced in the early '80s, exposing the violent gen ... More >>
Ex Norwegian's Roger Houdaille.Not too long ago, Ex Norwegian was one of those Miami bands that everyone had to see play.
The group's debut album, Standby, was amazingly well received. Reviewers would offer glowing praises like explodingsound.com's "Standby is a stellar pop album that should ... More >>
wikimedia commonsGeorge Weah, retired soccer star, lives near Miami and is running to be vice president of LiberiaSouth Florida is the adopted home of all types of international men and women of mystery: from Latin American strongmen to drug runners, movie stars to criminals on the lam. It's wher ... More >>
Dr. Paul Farmer, the Nobel-nominated founder of Partners in Health and a world expert on making international aid work, had harsh words yesterday for the hundreds of charities trying to help Haiti recover from January's earthquake.via Wikimedia Commons"There's graffiti all over the walls in Port ... More >>
Alan Grayson continues to be our favorite hot liberal mess who is not apologizing for it. Seriously he will not apologize. Alan Grayson will you apologize?"I will not apologozie. I will not apologize. I will not apologize for a simple reason."See!The Orlando Democrat took the house floor again yeste ... More >>
The Dalai Lama's Shoes, 2005, Kirlian photograph, 40 x 40 inches.When "The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama" opens this Friday night at the Frost Art Museum, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate won't be in town for a swig of the complimentary Chablis."We tried to get him to come for the ... More >>
Photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. This week is addressed to my haters. First off, I'd like to thank you for taking the time to read my column. Second, the things that I write and talk about are just one man's opinion. ... More >>