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  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    Sir Michael Rocks Gets All "Respect Nature" and "Be Yourself" on Debut Solo Album Banco

    You can't buy an all-over Nascar t-shirt with a picture of Chief Keef talking into a fat stack of Benjamins like it's a cellphone, but you might see one on Sir Michael Rocks as he rolls through Kendall. The Chicago-bred rapper made the shirt himself, and he did actually sell a few through his appa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    What We Learned About DJ Khaled from the "Hold U Down" Video

    It may be Monday, but it's never too early in the work week for a sex anthem. DJ Khaled is holdin' u down till the weekend with the premiere of his latest video, "Hold U Down," featuring Chris Brown, Jeremih, Future, and August Alsina -- four of the silkiest voices in the modern R&B scene. The v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Six Worst Pop Star Siblings to Ever Suck

    Some people become famous because they are incredible talents discovered at a young age. Others become famous because their parents treat the womb like a star factory. Hey, if you push enough kids into the spotlight, one of them is gonna have a hit. But when one kid becomes a world-famous celebrit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Mugshot Fridays: Creed Dude, Lil Jon, That "S" Thing From Elementary School

    Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    STRFKR, Chrome Sparks, Feelings, and Crowd-Surfing Astronauts at Grand Central Miami

    STRFKR With Chrome Sparks and Feelings Grand Central, Miami Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Better Than: It was a Tuesday night. How did you spend yours? At one point during last night's triumphant set by Starfucker (STRFKR), the bright lights that danced and coalesced behind band members cooled, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2013

    Ten Raver Tips on How to Dress for Ultra 2013

    They danced. They rolled. They yelled: Glitter! Yes, these are ten talkative fashionistas of Ultra Music Festival 2013. Certainly, there were some better dressed, and others more sensibly garbed. But the following folks found during night one of 2013's three-day shit fest -- they were the ones who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Want to Buy the Naming Rights to a Public School Cafeteria? Proposed Law Would Let You

    ​Lunch might be the favorite school subject of many children across the state, and a new bill filed by a Boca Raton Democrat would allow corporations to capitalize on that by letting them buy the naming rights to public school cafeterias.

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    Top Ten Absolute Worst Music Trends of 2011

    ​Every generation lampoons those that came before it. Nothing is easier to parody than the '60s: the hair, the beads, the vibes, maaan. In the '70s, everybody's pants were fucking huge, until their hair got Bride of Frankenstein-huge in the '80s, thanks to all that blow and yacht rock. Unfortuna ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Teen Robbers in Central Florida Threaten to Kill Man, Steal Beanie Babies and Make Off on Bikes

    ​Beanie Babies, Nintendo video games, souvenir baseball bats and bicycles: all part of a wholesome, suburban Central Florida childhood, right? Well two teenagers in St. Cloud, Florida managed to combine all of these things into a chilling yet almost comically inept home invasion. Ah, the youth of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Noodle Bars Rise Following Pokemon, Snapple, and Wasabi Everything

    Carissa Chesanek​We have been seeing a lot of Asian noodle bars open recently. These trendy little places like Gigi, Sakaya Kitchen and the American Noodle Bar are the latest lust for the Miami area. Michael Bloise, owner and chef of the American Noodle Bar at 6730 Biscayne Blvd, says the increase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Miami Heat Bans Gambling on Team Flights

    ​In the aftermath of Gilbert Arenas of the Washington Wizards unloading a handgun in the team's locker room over a gambling debt, the Miami Heat have become the second team in the NBA to officially ban card games and gambling on team flights.So now Heat players are left with lots of free time duri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    And Now, Your Morons of the Week

    Doesn't the whole "balloon boy hoax" boondoggle feel like something that should have happened in South Florida? It's one of those things where if you try to understand what might have motivated somebody to do something so dumb, you can feel your own brain melting a bit. Did the parents think that on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    12-Year-Old Allegedly Trades Sex for Pot and Starts Playground Pot Ring

    Sometimes it seems like Miami really is tainting the rest of the state. Take this disturbing news from Palm Bay, a city up along Florida's northern Atlantic coast. Police are investigating claims that a 12-year-old girl visited Miami during her holiday break and traded sex for four bags of pot. A 12 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009

    Don't Be a Bulbasaur

    Come out of your hole for the Miami Pokémon Championship.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 16, 2008

    You Down with OCD? Yeah, You Know Me

    Videogames linked to obsessive, Tony Shalhoub-type behavior.

  • Home Entertainment

    March 20, 2008

    Fuzzy Fights

    The combat is cuddly in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

  • News

    February 8, 2007

    Got Game

    These ladies kill one another and laugh about it. But dont cross em.

  • Film

    July 20, 2006

    All Wet

    M. Night Shyamalan steps up the lunacy with Lady in the Water

  • Home Entertainment

    July 13, 2006

    Turning Japanese

    Like the anime, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja is goofy fun

  • Culture

    March 23, 2006

    Paranoia, Planes, and Parachutes

    This menagerie promises equal doses of angst, solitude, and euphoria

  • Home Entertainment

    December 29, 2005

    This Game Bites

    The new Castlevania is the last nail in the franchise's coffin

  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    One For the Heart

    A UN of doctors saves a little American from ventricular septal defect

  • Shops and Wares

    May 16, 2002


    The House of Dolls

  • Shops and Wares

    May 16, 2002


    Super Heroes Unlimited

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Seven Years Since Solitude

    Laura Pausini learns to believe in magic realism

  • Culture

    November 2, 2000

    What, Them Worry?

    As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad

  • Dining

    January 13, 2000

    Hold the Chihuahua

    Texas Taco Factory

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Post-Pokémon Pop

    Japan is the new capital of disposable tunes

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    A Card-Carrying Crime

    School administrators put the kibosh on Pokémon while allowing staffers to earn bogus degrees, pack heat, and harass employees

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    Her So-Called Life

    Raised in a family devastated by drugs and neglect, Porsche Williams became a mother at age twelve, and a murder victim at fifteen

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Catch a Falling Star

    Ricky Martin is in a show-biz tailspin. The boy needs help. And he needs it now.

  • Shops and Wares

    May 13, 1999

    Best Dungeon Masters

    Lizards On Ice