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    October 17, 2014

    The Daily Show, Colbert, Letterman Take on #Fangate

    Almost as soon as #fangate went down, people were already tweeting, "Well, The Daily Show ought to have a field day with that." Naturally, last night's comedy shows couldn't help but take on Rick Scott and Charlie Crist's bizarre debate tiff over an electric fan. In fact, Jon Stewart decided to le ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013
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    August 30, 2012

    Rick Scott's Voter Registration Laws Are Dead, But Democratic Voter Registration In Florida Has Plummeted

    Between July 1 of last year and July 31 of this year, only 11,365 new voters have registered as Democrats in Florida. In that same time, 128,039 new Republicans have registered to vote in the state. While Democrats still have more registered voters in the state, the trend marks a historic change in ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012
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    January 17, 2012

    Five Things You Don't Know About Lesbians

    ​The highly anticipated anthology Best Lesbian Erotica 2012 was just released a few weeks ago. We're pretty sure you think you have lesbians all figured out. Then again, right now some of you may be thinking, 'What's erotica?" Heck, some of you may even be wondering what an anthology is.Do not fre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Larry Klayman, Conservative Wingnut Lawyer, Gets Reprimanded By Florida Bar, Is Broke

    ​What with all of his insane lawsuits against the Clintons, Facebook, Rachel Maddow, President Obama, and his own mother, conservative Florida activist and lawyer Larry Klayman is pretty damn busy. Too busy to defend his real clients, apparently. The Florida Bar has issued a public reprimand ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Rachel Maddow Slams Florida Republicans For Slashing Unemployment Benefits

    ​Florida has one of the worst unemployment rates in the nation at a staggering 11.1 percent, but a recent deal struck by Rick Scott and Republicans in the legislature will slash unemployment benefits for those millions of out-of-work Floridians. Liberal MSNBC host Rachel Maddow doesn't like that o ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    Now You Too Can Incorporate Your Uterus!

    ​Last week, Democrat state Rep. Scott Randolph made House Republicans uncomfortable when he dared to say the word uterus on the House floor. He suggested that his wife "incorporate" hers to get Republicans to stop mandating what she and other woman do with it. Although Florida Republicans are ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    New Times Writers Honored By Out Magazine

    Brandon K. Thorp and Penn Bullock​It was May when we caught anti-gay oracle George Rekers vacationing with a rentboy, yet the story continues to redound on our lives. Last night, the two of us headed to a warped Frank Gehry building in Manhattan for the Out 100 party, a Sodom and Gomorrah gatherin ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Clinton's Evil Genius Adviser Mark Penn Supports Charlie Crist

    Mark Penn​Charlie Crist has a new backer, Mark Penn, and he used to be one of the closest and most powerful advisers to Bill and Hillary Clinton. In fact, as the chief pollster and senior adviser for Hillary's 2008 presidential run, he is blamed for some of the worst tendancies of that c ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010
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    May 5, 2010

    NARTH Responds to Rekers' Eurotrip With a Non-Response

    George Alan Rekers​By now, you've likely read about George Alan Rekers, the luxuriously mustachioed Christian fundie and co-founder of the Family Research Council, whom we caught coming home from Europe with a young male escort. Rekers claims his ill health necessitated hiring the boy as a luggage ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    Gimme Sugar Season 2 Promises Real Lesbians of Miami Beach

    It truly is a reality TV renaissance for the city of Miami. What, with Kourtney and Khloe in Miami, Brooke Knows Best, College Hill: South Beach, Work of Genius and Miami Social. Now Logo is set to air yet another Miami-set docudrama called Gimme Sugar: Miami. It premieres this Monday both on Lo ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    Should Joe Scarborough Speak Up on Tiller Killing?

    As you're probably aware Dr. George Tiller, the medical director of a Wichita, Kansas clinic that provided late-term abortions, was killed this weekend while attending a church ceremony. Scott Roeder, a far-right anti-tax nut with a history of mental illness and a taste for the fire and brimsto ... More >>

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    April 13, 2009

    Matt Drudge Makes Out's Gay Power List

    Here is how your basic "Matt Drudge is a homosexual" gossip item reads: "I heard from a friend of a friend of a friend that Drudge is totally gay" and then that person cites an interview Drudge gave to New Times in 2001, one of the few personal interviews Drudge has ever given. "So just because I l ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    State Sen. Larcenia Bullard Was Yesterday's "Worst Person In The World"

    Somewhere, sometime ago in one of the many wonderful comments we get, someone accused me of blindly following MSNBC in my political mumblings. Which was funny to me because at the time I didn't watch much of the channel, and had never seen an episode of Countdown or The Rachel Maddow Show. Well, sin ... More >>

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    March 4, 2009

    Scarborough Vs Limbaugh: Fight! Fight! Fight!

    Rush Limbaugh, as you know, has been busy running the Republican party from his West Palm Beach radio studio. Too bad he can't seem to even get the support of another prominent, conservative talking head from the Sunshine state.If anyone didn't believe Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough's denial that ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008