Welcome to the first annual WTF Florida Awards ceremony. It's the only award show celebrating the special brand of bizarre depravity we excel at down here in the Sunshine State. Black tie isn't required. In fact, jorts and a NASCAR cap are preferred.We'll be giving away awards in four categories all ... More >>
Who is Mitt Romney's biggest fan in the NFL? Apparently it's Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. The billionaire developer has donated over $125,000 to Republican causes this election cycle, including $100,000 to a pro-Romney super PAC.
Tim Tebow may never be a truly great NFL quarterback, but don't worry, he might have a back-up career in store: politics.The New York Jets backup QB is now talking openly about a future in elected office, but if he decided to run here in his home state of Florida, he may have to overcome more than j ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke explains how minorities rise up the ranks of the GOP.During her speech at the National Republican Convention last week, former Secret ... More >>
Before heading to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Mark and Irene Harris decided to stop in Orlando to visit Epcot at Walt Disney World. While in the World Showcase area of the Disney park, the Harrises were absolutely outraged to find a person of Mexican descent working at the American ... More >>
Jon Voight doesn't trust the media. And he certainly doesn't trust the current administration. The 73-year-old actor is in Tampa this week, exploiting the last drop of celebrity blood left in him to bash President Obama's first term and encourage the American public to vote for Mitt Romney in Novemb ... More >>
Well, it wouldn't be a crazy Republican sideshow without Miami's own SNL-star-turned-Tea-Party-queen Victoria Jackson. Everyone's favorite squeaky voiced conspiracy theorist is up in Tampa for the Republican National Convention with her video camera in hand. She's already run into a super hero who f ... More >>
It's happening, people! Southern Miami-Dade and the Florida Keys are under a hurricane watch as Tropical Storm Isaac keeps moving northwest at 17 mph. The northern part of the county remains under a hurricane warning.The latest NOAA update has the storm making landfall in Cuba with max sustained win ... More >>
Riptide's Crack Weather Team has just issued this update on Tropical Storm Isaac: 9:45 AM EST/ Wind shear and disorganized flow have hampered Isaac's development, but a dip in low pressure means by that this afternoon Isaac will begin inexorably raging with the blind, horrible fury of a pack of muta ... More >>
See also "Ten Most Musical Politicians Ever: Barry Obama, Mitt the Mormon Honky, and Others!" Mitt Romney's got the look. His teeth ... They're perfect. That hair ... So nice. And those crisp, custom-tailored suits ... Dude's totally a shoe-in for the presidency, right? No. Because underneath t ... More >>
Mitt Romney's still mum on who he'll pick as his VP to share the stage at this month's Republican National Convention in Tampa, but conservative voters sure aren't conflicted about who they'd choose. A new poll by CNN finds GOP-leaning voters want Marco Rubio as the veep by a wide margin.Of cou ... More >>
What's the most despicable way you can imagine a hospital chain trying to make extra cash? Short of kidnapping people to harvest their organs, it might be performing loads of unnecessary heart surgeries, putting patients at serious risk of death. That's exactly what HCA, the hospital chain founded b ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
Sebastian the Ibis insists: "Vote now, mofo!"â€‹Sadly, FIU's Radiate FM went soft in the second-to-last round of MTV's marathon contest for best college radio station in the nation. So they're out. Thanks to WVUM 90.5 FM, though, Miami can continue to dream about bringing home a big beautiful Woo ... More >>
He has spent 138 days on the road in just a few years on the job. Who’s minding the Miami Police Department?
Erik Goldman runs a one-man porn operation out of his Miami Beach apartment
Minority rep says Timoney must go
Call it what you will -- mindless fluff, starstruck drivel -- but Ocean Drive has perfected a formula that's the envy of the publishing world
Note to Miami's Kerry boosters: All politics is local
At this year's MTV VMAs, Usher is a major constellation in a universe far removed from ours
Democrats come to Florida to fight over a party platform and what happens? No fighting!
Well-traveled activist says Miami cops tormented her
Embedded reporters made the military look good in Iraq, but did they do the same for Miami cops?
From the issue of December 14, 2000
She's no doctor, but when the glitterati needed beauty triage during Miami's heyday, Ruth Regina always came through with coif medicine
Bob Sherman blazes down the info highway in an endless search for towering infernos
George Bush knows how to make war. Bill Clinton can play the sax. But it's Elvis Presley who's really in charge here.