When Barack Obama busted into a few bars from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at an Apollo Theatre performance, he reminded the entirety of the United States of why we elected him back in 2008: He's a total rock star! If you're skeptical, just look at the numbers. MTV reports that sales of "Let's ... More >>
Regular people will probably not see Osama bin Laden's final glamor shots, the one featuring a bullet hole somewhere in his face. At least not any time soon, but a select group of congressmen will get a chance to view those photos. Because Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio serve on the Senate Intellige ... More >>
Miami Beach Mayor Mattie Bower in a festive moment.While the nation has been consumed by the debate over whether or not President Obama should release gruesome, post-mortem photos of Osama Bin Laden, we've got our own First Amendment controversy brewing in Miami Beach.Club Madonna, the neon-lit f ... More >>
Nine months ago, former Cuban President Fidel Castro said Osama bin Laden was a CIA agent who never failed to pop up when George W. Bush needed a foil. "Bush never lacked for bin Laden's support," Castro said at the time. "He was a subordinate."Now that bin Laden is gone, however, el comanda ... More >>
The Pakistani government and military is facing tough criticism after Osama bin Laden was found living rather comfortably in a large city in their country just minutes from Pakistan's top military training academy. Rep. Allen West of Broward and Palm Beach, ever the reactionary Republican, is lea ... More >>
There's no better way to express pure joy than the art of song. So when the news broke on Sunday that Obama had killed Osama, a giddy mob of superpatriotic Americans flocked to special spots like the White House, Ground Zero, and Times Square to musically convey its overwhelming excitement and g ... More >>
Patriotic cupcakesLate last evening, President Barack Obama announced that elite U.S. troops had killed Osama bin Laden. After almost ten years of searching for the man behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our country, Navy SEALs killed bin Laden in a brave operation that took years to deve ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. In this special edition, Luke praises George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, and the U.S. soldiers who took out Osama Bin Laden.I wish e ... More >>
Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson is a powerful man. The part-time Miami resident has an NCAA football championship ring with the '91 Hurricanes, the best opening for a movie in April with his latest flick, Fast Five, and apparently access to top-secret information long before the general publi ... More >>
Gitmo vindicated?When I visited Guantánamo Bay on the eve of President Barack Obama's inauguration, two things seemed certain: that the hated prison would soon be shuttered and that it would go down in history as one of America's worst follies.Two years later, the camp is still running strong an ... More >>
Unless you've been holed up in a $1 million dollar compound without phone, internet, or cable service, you've heard the news ... Osama bin Laden is dead. Yesterday, the mass-murdering founder of Al Qaeda, Most Wanted Man in the Universe, facial-hair aficionado, evil millionaire, and general ass ... More >>
wikimedia commonsDo you believe in miracles? Alan Garcia does, just not the nice, feel-good kind.Pope John Paul II may have died six years ago, but the recently beatified Pole still packs quite a holy punch. At least, so believes Peruvian president Alan Garcia, who credited JPII for "removing" Os ... More >>
Assange's worst enemy: A former Key West trailer park resident.While asset-hiding Wall Street traders perch on their windowsills waiting for the latest from WikiLeaks -- which plans to soon release more than 2,000 secret banking records of tax-cheats -- founder Julian Assange has bigger fish to f ... More >>
What is up with El Comandante these days? Have Fidel Castro's handlers been slipping amphetamines into his banana pudding? Take a look at the rampage he's been on in the last month or so:
We don't think anyone can accuse Fidel Castro of ever being a clear minded, rational guy, but in his old age he's apparently becoming quite the crazy conspiracy theorist. First there were his rumblings about the Bilderberg Group, and now he thinks that Osama bin Laden is actually a CIA Agent who ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.
It's ladies' night at the shooting range.
Leaving no gimmick unturned, that Super Size Me guy goes searching for Public Enemy No.1.
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
A movie with lots of porn and some weirdness glows at Churchill's.
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Play It Again Sports
He stumbled into a group of Muslim extremists with plans to attack America. Then he stumbled into Miami. Today Shaheed Mohamed is nowhere to be found.
Words to the wise from Last Poet Umar Bin Hassan
Hamas is as close as Ecuador. And they're arguing about American targets.
This year restaurants will be taking their cues from high-gross films
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Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
Drink tap water, not Evian
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Media attempts to find a face for terrorism -- and to fashion a response -- evoke George Orwell
The day the music died
Documenting devastation near and far-of the body, the mind, and the soul