The Miami Springs Golf and Country Club is the oldest municipal course in South Florida. Wedged into a triangle of land just north of Miami International Airport, it dates back to the 1920s and once hosted legendary golf pros such as Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen for the Miami Open. But in the 15 year ... More >>
Ed Cobin loves Quaaludes. He hasn't had one in about three decades, sure, but he remembers the drug fondly. About fours years back, the 65-year-old retiree made a shirt for his friend that featured the prescription pill bottle's iconic logo. It was a hit. The friend got compliments everywhere he wen ... More >>
As Walter Cronkite once said: "Well, that debate was one flaming pile of rancid cat shit."*For those of you who didn't suffer through last night's 90-minute cojone-eating contest between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama, here's your 10-second summary:Romney wonObama lostRomney snorted Ronald R ... More >>
In Game Four between the Heat and the Knicks, LeBron and D-Wade seemed to decide their buddy 'Melo needed at least one win to save face in New York, so they downed some Quaaludes and let the Knicks have their way with them. How else to explain Wade missing seven of 11 free-throws? They are free, Dwy ... More >>
When he's not pushing Dr Pepper or exposing his Family Jewels on A&E, Gene Simmons rocks silly makeup and platform shoes as the legendary lead singer of Kiss. Similarly, when he's not dubstepping aboard Holy Ship! or steering megayachts with his penis, Tommy Lee beats the skins for arena rock ... More >>
Before there were 8-tracks, cassette tapes, compact discs, or MP3s, vinyl ruled Miami. Throughout the 1950s, Dade County's coin-operated juke boxes were run by the Mafia. Old-school Minneapolis gangster Sam Taran was a key figure. He and his cronies set up shop in every hotel lobby, shine shack, ... More >>
Roach Motel What the Hell, It's Roach Motel (Destroy Records) myspace.com/roachmotelrules Take the Dead Kennedys' linguistically progressive rants, the social critique via saxophones of CH3, water it down with the mind-altering misused politics of Minor Threat, add a half-cup's worth of the yout ... More >>
For awhile now, Toronto DJ-producers Jonny White and Kenny Glasgow have been established scene veterans. But nothing could have prepared them (or the world) for the tsunami wave of their 2010 debut release as Art Department, "Without You." A monstrous bass-driven banger oozing with raw ... More >>
Conchita (in the ginger wig) tries to make the best of a difficult 2010 in our first-ever Posner family Christmas cardChristmas in Miami just wouldn't feel right without an ode to the super-rich who set the pace for the rest of us. Like crazed, drunken fireflies they flit amongst us in their blin ... More >>
The duo's disco sugar drew hipsters like ants out of the woodwork.
Photo by Michael MaryanoffGlass CandyFriday, September 11, 2009Vagabond, MiamiBetter than: Most live performers I've seen, when it comes to sheer energy, personality, and grit onstage.Hot damn, did all the hipsters come out of the woodwork for the Glass Candy show on Friday night! I've never seen ... More >>
"You cannot enlist and then decide after one tour to run and hide in Canada."
Miami's Catholic leaders covered for a priest who drugged and sodomized at least a dozen boys.
It all began when I got that job at the Mutiny Hotel
A snort with your coffee, Scotch for lunch, and other Bogosian obsessions at the Sol Theatre
Life lessons from Mutiny nights
A recently released report suggests that investigators are trying to implicate Denise Calvo in the murder of her husband
Two UM radio jocks explore the outer limits of bad music
From trance to hip-hop, there's not much in between
Killed by Florida
Gov. Jeb Bush declares war on raves
If it gets you high, chances are that James Hall knows more about it than anyone anywhere
Rezurrection Hall's new one-nighter gives alcohol the boot
It's a unique source of fiber, a natural painkiller, a valuable fuel source. So when Jack Herer talks about legalization, there's a method to his reefer madness.
The sedative Rohypnol is illegal in the United States. Which probably goes a long way toward explaining why it's so easy to find in Miami.
A presidential candidate we can all get behind
Egged on by a soaring Tallahassee following, Zombie Birdhouse flies in your face with invention
It wasn't just any nightclub. It wasn't just any bust. And it wasn't just any owner. When Uncle Charlie's got hit, it got hit hard.