Despite the incorrect prognostications of the Mayans, the Heaven's Gate whack-jobs, and Pat Robertson, the fact remains that the world could theoretically end anytime. Hell, we could be going about our daily drudgery and suddenly get smacked by a comet, rendering us all into dust. Just ask the dinos ... More >>
In a story straight out of a twisted fever dream shared by Michael Bay and Aaron Sorkin -- not to mention the sick fantasies of thousands of catastrophe-seeking journalists everywhere -- Tropical Storm Isaac looks more likely than ever to strengthen into a hurricane just in time to bear down on Tamp ... More >>
I'm usually the quiet guy at the computer frying his retinas when coworkers discuss the previous night's SportsCenter reruns. But I'm a news junkie, so I knew a bunch of Gen Xers kneeling at their cubicles last week didn't mean they were starting a prayer meetup.They were instead mimicking God-fe ... More >>
Want to know what a man with a multi-million dollar Miami Heat contract serves his family on Thanksgiving? It probably wasn't all that different from what you ate yesterday. LeBron James, an occasional over-sharer, decided to tweet a video of his family's Turkey Day spread yesterday.
OK, so maybe Michelle Obama didn't actually break any barriers yesterday in Homestead as the first black woman ever to watch a NASCAR race. She may well have set a different, all-too-predictable record, though: most heartily booed MC at the season-ending race south of Miami.Broadcast live on ... More >>
robertthuffst via flicker ccInside the lobby of the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, businessmen sip mint-infused lime water next to a display of diamond rings. Four-foot-tall vases of wild orchids vie with the flat-screen TVs for attention, and the ocean crashes just yards from the entrance. Behind ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenSurfer BloodClick here to view photo from this show.Surfer Blood, Invisible Music (John Ralston), Sweet Bronco, Kill Now?! Propaganda, Lake WorthMonday, January 18, 2010 Better Than: Pat Robertson The Review:Beauty often emerges from tragedy, and last night's Benef ... More >>
If Riptide had been handing out trophies for 30 years of moronic behavior, Rush Limbaugh and Pat Robertson would have each filled three-car garages with our awards by now. Robertson is a TV beggar who looks like every Botox-addled evil old white man you ever met, and even though his dumb pro ... More >>
Rev. Pat Robertson, host of The 700 Club, former Republican Presidential candidate, and influential leader of the Christian Right, seems to know the cause of the earth quake that devastated Haiti yesterday.He made these statement on TV today, via Politico: "Something happened a long time ago in Hai ... More >>
Barack Obama was supposed to be the most recklessly liberal President of all time. What happened? Now he's got Rick Warren, this anti-Gay religious hack giving the invocation at his inauguration and every one is pissed. It's not too late to ditch him, Barry. This guy is like the Sarah Palin of pasto ... More >>
Our critics review a sampling from week one of the film fest.
V for Vendetta delivers less, not Moore
U2's frontman challenges Jesus for the title "King of Kings"
The Prisoner of Azkaban takes a Sirius-ly dark turn
Norman Braman joins the Diaz de la Portilla mayoral campaign -- despite that unpleasant gay-rights thing
From the issue of February 8, 2001
The Eyes of Tammy Faye teaches us that garish televangelists have feelings, too
Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time
Janet, Donna, Hillary, and Me
Tony Bryant is a black militant, a hijacker, a survivor of Cuban prisons, and a Castro-hating commando. And don't you forget it.