The death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists rages on.
Is caveman Fred Flintstone following T-Rex and Twinkies into extinction? If you took a trip to your local supermarket cereal aisle, you might get that idea because instead of the usual beefy neanderthal on boxes of Post Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles, you might just see WWE star John Cena. As part of a pr ... More >>
See also "Labor Day 2012: Nine Best Rap Parties, From Timbaland to Trick Daddy and Strippers." It's Labor Day weekend, y'all. You could spend your free time maxin' and relaxin' by the pool. Or you could spend it getting white-boy wasted, fist-pumping your way into blackout oblivion. We think tha ... More >>
Kim Kardashian's recent trip to Miami to scout locations for her store D-A-S-H has led some to speculate that a new version of her eponymous reality show could be headed this way. But Miami has already been taken! By Kardashians! We're specifically referring to 2009's Kourtney & Khloe Take Mi ... More >>
"What's the Puppy Bowl," you reluctantly ask? It's Animal Planet exploiting a bunch of cute puppies and forcing them to play their own brand of football on national television on Super Bowl Sunday. Yes, it's a thing.The fact that people even enjoy rugby's pussy little cousin football at all is su ... More >>
At the end of this week, two hordes of men who have suffered, bled, and fought for five months will meet on a neutral site to bash each others' heads in, to test the limits of their physical strength and stamina, all in the name of sport, conquest, and achieving the status of legend.But who cares ... More >>
To hear the story repeated from fine bastions of journalism like the New York Times, NPR, and CNN, you'd be lead to believe that the chimpanzee who played Cheetah, Tarzan's ape companion in the famed 1930s movie series, recently died in an animal sanctuary in Palm Harbor, Florida. Don't believe e ... More >>
There's a perception that the vegan diet, which excludes all animal products, is incompatible with fine dining. In this new series, the Beet Reporter aims to see whether Miami's tastiest restaurants are prepared to feed vegans with something more than boring garden salads.I doubt many vegans have ... More >>
Will Bourdain feature Club Deuce on his new show?Anthony Bourdain is debuting his second Travel Channel show this fall. Titled 24-Hour Layover, it will focus on what happens between trips to Greenland and Vietnam and Cuba.In other words, what does Tony do closer to home? The show will b ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanIf you missed the first part of our travel log from Thailand, click here to find out more about condom salad and cooking with poo.The annual THAIFEX World of Food Asia show is an international trade fair held annually in Bangkok in late May and June. It's an offshoot of ANUGA, th ... More >>
Florida beekeeper David RukinThere's a perception in the vegan/vegetarian community that beekeepers are perpetrators of animal abuse. They mishandle bees, stealing from them and working them into the ground by harvesting their hard-earned product. David Rukin, one of Florida's most prolific beeke ... More >>
Today is it for Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez and County Commissioner Natacha Seijas, who are on the verge of becoming the first county elected officials to get recalled since the '70s. An official poll and our informal poll show the two politicians are going down for the count, victims of citi ... More >>
McLobster? We've got some better suggestions Mr. Ronald McDonald.There's furious internet chatter about McDonald's McLobster sandwich, the elusive menu item that, like the McRib, is available to only a few select lucky (or unlucky, depending on how you look at things) markets. The McLobster is ... More >>
We all know someone who likes to play with his or her food, so why not give that epicurean enthusiast in your life a little fun this holiday season? Lots of new games are either already out on shelves or will be released in time for the holidays, so drop that turkey and get to the stores! Or just st ... More >>
"Zoophiles evidently don't have any consideration for people. Maybe that's why they have to resort to sex with animals."
Pit bull ban, what pit bull ban?
Bit on the set of a Rick Ross video, animal handler Mark McCarthy now squares off against activists.
"A New York newspaper would never have published such an article"
Miami's feline fringe is a vanishing breed
It is certainly good news that Miami-based Burger King announced this week that the company will begin buying eggs and pork from suppliers that don't confine their animals in crates and pens. PETA has declared a victory, as has the Humane Society of the United States. According to the New York Time ... More >>
The Vans Warped Tour approaches its teen years with historic punk
In which a doe-eyed dog finally gets invited to a nice house
Nintendogs' charm will win over the most jaded of gamers.
Shark killers, whimpering liberals, and demanding drag queens
Guess what happens when an eccentric ecologist and a couple of feisty backwoods boys claim that a rare Florida panther is on the attack
Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the oddest
Michael Faber's Under the Skin
So you want to swim with the dolphins? Be prepared for two things: An argument from activists and a chance that the dolphins will make contact -- serious contact.