So remember when President Obama called into DJ Laz Morning Show last week? Well, according to conservative columnist Clarence McKee that appearance was an "insult" to all of black American that "cheapened the office of president of the United States." Because, you know, Laz goes by the nickname of ... 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 >>
Bad news, you guys: it appears the chances that Sofia Vergara will ever be Florida's first lady have dwindled. "Wait," you ask, "there was a serious chance Sofia Vergara could have been the first lady of Florida?"Well, she was dating Nick Loeb, some rich guy from a powerful and politically connected ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke says Mitt Romney and Karl Rove are a couple of uncool tools.Karl Rove's super PAC, American Crossroads, has issued a 46-seco ... More >>
If Miami's Cuban community had a patron saint, it was surely Agustín Román, who fled Castro with a boatload of other priests and then, as America's first Cuban-born bishop, made such a political mark that current Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski compared him to Felix Varela.Román was found dead of ... More >>
Last year, while delivering the keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference Florida Senator Marco Rubio talked about grand ideas. This year he was in total Mean Girls mode while speaking at the Conference this morning, and made digs at his veteran colleagues in the Senate, lib ... More >>
Artist's TwitterCommon sure doesn't look like a thug.Fox News' Sean Hannity dedicated 10-minutes of his program last night to shit on Common, and criticize Michelle Obama for inviting the "controversial rapper and poet" to her White House Poetry Night. In typical "fair and balanced" fashion, ... More >>
Lee KleinThe original version is returning.The sandwich cubano is a Miami treasure, gulped down by countless customers every day. Over the years (since 1974), Latin American Cafeteria has been associated with the biggest, baddest rendition in town. But the question has often been: Which is the re ... More >>
viaA federal judge today began hearing arguments in outgoing Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum's lawsuit against the Federal Government, which alleges that forcing citizens to buy health insurance is unconstitutional. The trial is expected to be an in-depth, mature and scholarly proceeding. ... More >>
Most people will remember Frankie Pointless from his old days in Miami rock with the outfit Splat, a pop-punk band that touted the best in excess that dear old Coconut Grove had to offer. They gave the hippies and Bahamians a run for their money when they held down at their old Macdonald St ... More >>
Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images for SonyClint Dempsey of the United States and Wayne Rooney of England.Some would say the ultimate result of Saturday's highly anticipated match between the U.S. and England was disappointing. The pre-game anticipation certainly didn't help. It was six months o ... More >>
PRNewsFoto/Playboy Enterprises, Inc.Hugh Hefner is old. He's so old that Hollywood types have started projects based on his legacy. There are the rumors (tweeted by Hefner himself) that Diablo Cody is writing a movie about him. And one of the documentaries at this year's Miami Film Festival is Hu ... More >>
via Wiki CommonsThe Buzz reports that Larry Cretul, the Republican speaker of the state house, will apparently now be humming the Beatles' "Come Together" all day. He found it on the Internet radio app Pandora. "It's a Beatles song and it's called 'Come Together.' If you hear me humming it from the ... More >>
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