Ricardo Fort, a playboy and reality star who cruised South Beach with the likes of Pamela Anderson, is dead at age 45. Fort had broken his femur in Miami not long ago. Doctors, though, said he died from a heart attack caused by a massive digestive hemorrhage, according to the Buenos Aires Herald. ... More >>
Can you smell it? That hot, sugary corn-flavor smell? Well, that's what we'd imagine the MTV Video Music Awards smell like. There's almost nothing as poppy, shiny or over-the-top commercialized at the VMAs, and its coming back Sunday, Aug. 25, to rear its star-studded head like the hydra of the Bi ... More >>
U.S. Marshals are holding an auction out in Opa-locka today of cars seized from various convicted drug dealers through out South Florida. About 50 vehicles are up for grabs, including antiques, muscles cars, and Italian sports cars. Riptide has browsed through the inventory and picked our 10 favorit ... More >>
It's a sad state of affairs when Rihanna and Chris Brown are sucking face and playing grab ass inside New York City's Griffin nightclub. TMZ reports that Breezy and RiRi spent the better part of Monday night and early Tuesday morning "all over each other." The former couple was allegedly spotted ... More >>
See also "Ten Most Musical Politicians Ever: Barry Obama, Mitt the Mormon Honky, and Others!" and "DEVO's New Song About Mitt Romney's Dog-on-Roof Incident." There is an old conservative adage that goes something like, "There ain't no party like a right-wing party, 'cause a right-wing party don't s ... More >>
Travis Barker's in a bit of a pickle. According to TMZ, private photos of the Blink-182 drummer's penis have surfaced, arousing suspicion that MediaTakeOut has "unauthorized use of private photos." TMZ's source claims that the photographs were "private and never intended for public viewing or t ... More >>
Adult film star, Sasha GreyEminem's new video for "Space Bound" has been generating quite a bit of internet chatter. While the video's intense finale (which depicts the rapper committing suicide) has garnered a little attention, most of the buzz has revolved around the video's leading lady, porn ... More >>
Riki AltmanVegan restaurants in Miami are rare. For the most part, they cater to a granola-munching, Birkenstock-wearing demographic, but neglect the rest of us who just like to eat. Maybe veganism would be more widely accepted if it struck a balance between looking appetizing and providin ... More >>
After last week's special VMA edition scheduling confused us, we're back once again recapping the poignant take of the descendants of Italian immigrants trying to make it in the tropical melting pot of Miami Beach. Yes, it's Jersey Shore damage report time! Last night we learned never to leave ou ... More >>
It's really a wonder that somehow the one-man entertainment machine known as Chad Ochocinco has not been on a reality tv show yet. If there's a single player in the NFL who was made for trash television it's him. He is, after all, Esteban: the most interesting football player in the world.Well, i ... More >>
Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach kicked off last week with A*MUSE by Richie Rich, and alongside him, his muse Pamela Anderson. How designers like Lacroix are filling for bankcruptcy protection while Richie Rich continues to get funding for his lines -- first Heatherette, and now A*MUSE -- will for ... More >>
Photo by Logan FazioRichie Rich at Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach.It's nice to finally see Wynwood waking up in the nightlife department. With a plethora of commercial space available for rent, we can't understand why businesses don't see the area's potential as a nightlife/entertainment dist ... More >>
Courtesy of Valentino: The Last Emperor Valentino inspects a crimson masterpiece.Fashion weeks are like assholes -- nearly every city has them. And while the offerings from New York, Paris, and Milan are hands down the most influential, it's hard to ignore our Funkshion and Rock Fashion wh ... More >>
DJ Seasunz, a well established local DJ, drove around in his car with the dead body of his 18-year-old girlfriend before turning himself into police. He's being charged with second-degree murder and was denied bond.Miami's best known graffiti crew, MSG, is heading to divorce court as one of the co-f ... More >>
Jacob KatelNespresso Last night at the Setai on South Beach (2001 Collins Ave) Richie Rich and Pamela Anderson presented their fashion line A*Muse for Funkshion, another South Beach fashion week.Nespresso, a Nestle owned home espresso machine that uses a capsule system was there giving out free e ... More >>
Logan FazioClick for larger image: Pamela Anderson is feeling a bit nostalgic. It's been 12 years since Pamela Anderson left Baywatch. She's gone through multiple other shows, a few marriages and divorces, and changed her breast size more often than her hairdo. But for a 42-year-old, she can stil ... More >>
You might recall the Dolphins lately have been getting their asses dented on a week-to-week basis. This has directly led to an 0-3 start, a last-place standing in the AFC East, and Chad Pennington's shoulder crumbling into powder before our eyes. Coming in to this week against the ... More >>
Westwood, Anderson, and some dude in clown leggings in the designer's latest ad. I don't really understand how all these club kids find themselves orbiting around Pamela Anderson. Last time she was in Miami she showed up pants-less with photographer David LaChapelle at Basel, and this week she was i ... More >>
The White Party bash at Vizcaya might have been the year's wildest celebration. But the talk was deadly serious.
No more art, please! Our eyes have had enough. Really! Between the fairs, we were tempted to take naps in the car. But thankfully everything is back to normal and we can look back at the art orgy that is Art Basel Miami Beach and the satellite fairs. Yes, now it's time to assess the good, the bad, a ... More >>
Riptide cares about celebrities in the same way most celebrities care about Art Fairs: We will use them for shallow reasons. Celebrities need publicity and free drinks and, most of all, attention. Riptide needs things of local relevance to blog about. So with out further ado, here is your Art Basel ... More >>
Baseball with a side of cock rock.
Food talks, good food shouts, and great food whispers
No surprise when it comes to breasts, Miami is best
Loud rock music, sleight of hand, and life in a trailer. What a combo!
DVD releases for the week of February 14, 2006
Tommy Lee makes BuzzIn feel warm and cuddly inside
The Crystal Method's Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland don't need any help onstage
Sing it loud, sing it proud, girls; it happens to the best of us
The Original Pancake House
With clipped wings Charlie's Angels fly way too low to the ground
The commission meeting is over. The last whining constituent has gone home. Now it's time to kick back and enjoy.