• Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Even the Neo Cons Are Taking Luther Campbell Seriously

    ​The folks over at conservative glossy The Weekly Standard think Luther Campbell's run is serious enough to warrant a 7,228-word profile. Writer Matt Labash spent a considerable amount of time shadowing Campbell early in his campaign. Kudos to his editors for allowing him the space to explore the ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    MSNBC Host Joe Scarborough Being Courted to Run for Senate

    ​Last time Sen. John Cornyn, head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, tried to recruit someone from Florida to run for U.S. Senate, he chose Charlie Crist, and we all know that didn't work out so well. Now, for 2012, he's going after another Republican with possible cross-pa ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010

    New Times' Best Quotes of 2010

    George Rekers, quote machine.​Here at New Times, people say all sorts of crazy shit to us. Then we hand-pick only the craziest shit and sift it into a giant grinder, which pumps out the little sparkling quote nuggets you find in your newspaper every week. They are designed to make you cry, giggle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Uncle Luke Turns 50, Celebrates at King Of Diamonds On Friday

    ​Miami's favorite Tio and New Times columnist Luther Campbell is hitting the half-century mark. The raunchiest man in rap turns 50 today, but he shows no signs of slowing down. He just got back into the Magic City after helping guide the Miami Central Rockets football team to their first state tit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Alex Sink Concedes to Rick Scott

    In almost any other year Alex Sink probably would have scrubbed the floor with Rick Scott. Instead this morning she issued her concession speech. With a margin currently less than 80,000 votes it appears that Rick Scott, the man who ran a company convicted of defrauding Medicare, is set to take over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    The Kat Stacks Interview We Didn't Have to Pay For

    ​Kat Stacks is a free market capitalist. She doesn't just give away sex -- and considering she claims to be sleeping with men named Gudda Gudda, who can blame her? And she certainly doesn't just give away her deep thoughts either. When we tried to interview hip-hop's proudest harlot in April, her ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    September 15, 2010

    Stephen Colbert Takes on Uncle Luke's Ground Zero Mosque Column

    ​For the second time this year, a story premiering on this humble little blog, Riptide, has served as fodder for jokes on The Colbert Report. First, Stephen Colbert took on homophobic, rent-boy-lovin' George Rekers, and last night, the host roasted New Times columnist and 2 Live Crew founder Luthe ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010
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    September 9, 2010

    Koran Burning Cancelled, Pastor Claims Deal with Park51 Imam

    Pastor Terry Jones​The tiny Gainesville, Florida, Dove World Outreach Center ignited an international controversy when they announced plans to burn Korans on the ninth anniversary of September 11. The story stirred the same strong feelings surrounding a planned Muslim community center near Ground ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Remember 9/11 and Say No to the Ground Zero Mosque

    ​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.This week, Luke says no to the Ground Zero mosque.I don't believe there should be a mosque next to the Ground Zero memorial site in Ne ... More >>

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    September 1, 2010

    9/11 Book Author Joe Cammarata Calls Islamic Center Near Ground Zero an 'Insult' to Victims

    www.911faceofcourage.comJoe Cammarata watched the World Trade Center collapse with his brother in it.​Joe Cammarata can't escape the controversy surrounding the so-called "Ground Zero Mosque."Not that he's trying.Cammarata, a NYPD officer on 9/11 whose firefighter brother died in the attacks, has ... More >>