As half, along with Morgan Geist, of seminal NYC production duo Metro Area, Darshan Jesrani helped spawn some of nu-disco's most timeless groovage. With its sleek, modern interpretation of vintage disco and boogie sounds, the pair's eponymous 2002 debut long-player is widely considered one of the de ... More >>
On Tuesday, the GOP ended the first day of its national convention by letting Chris Christie pummel Ann Romney's message of love to death with his meaty, angry fists like a Garden State mob goon. Last night, Republicans tried a more refined tactic, choosing concert pianist and conservative counterpo ... More >>
Rep. Connie Mack IV is abandoning his southwest Florida congressional seat to run for Senate, and he's endorsed Tea Party favorite Henry "Trey" Radel III to succeed him. Oddly, Radel has a history of owning such fine websites as CasaDeLasPutas.com, Mamadita.com, and SexGuideOnline.com.
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 >>
The Confederacy of Dunces that emerged to vie for the GOP presidential primary certainly must have some could-have-been candidates rethinking their decision. After the swift, and often surreal, rises and eventual falls of Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, and Herman Cain, the race is pretty much down ... More >>
Interpol was there, circa 2001, when the hype machine died.There was a certain millennial flash-point when New Wave-y New York City goth-pop quartet Interpol seemed as though it might play a major part in the cleanup of a half-decade's crappy music. This was near the outset of the 21st Century w ... More >>
Gays on the internet! Oh my!The Republican primary for the governor's chair is quickly heading toward full-out insanity. Yesterday, billionaire "conservative outsider" Rick Scott attacked his rival, Attorney General Bill McCollum, for supporting "pro-homosexual" Rudy Giuliani. ... More >>
Giuliani in dragWhen Bill McCollum ran in the 2004 Senate Primary, Republican opponent and eventual victor Mel Martinez sent out a campaign flyer calling him the "new darling of the homosexual extremists. Now insurgent billionaire candidate Rick Scott is attacking McCollum for supporting supposed ... More >>
Marco Rubio announced Friday that Rudy Giuliani endorsed his campaign for Senate. The two will be campaigning today in Coral Gables.The political press has interpreted this as a snub of the governor, since Charlie Crist endorsed John McCain for president in 2008. Not one, not two, but a million ... More >>
Miami has earned its rep as a world-class mecca of crime. Just this weekend, Miami Police gunned down a man stalking the streets with a machete. In recent weeks, a Metrorail guard was murdered on the job, a young man's body -- chopped into tiny pieces and stuffed into bags -- floated ashor ... More >>
Warning to anyone who wants to believe MSNBC reporter Carlos Watson's recent profile of Marco Rubio, in which the former House Speaker is praised as the "GOP's Barack Obama": It's a trap! Watson, a Miami native, proclaims, "He's young. He's attractive. He easily c ... More >>
So maybe this took about as much insight as it would to predict that Rosie O'Donnell wouldn't win Ms. America, but it still feel good to be right. Friday we had this to say of Ol' Charles Crist's chances in the CPAC straw poll: "If Crist comes in anywhere else but near the bottom next to Giuliani an ... More >>
The Conservative Political Action Conference is taking place in Washington, DC this week and has already been dubbed the "the comedy festival of the year!" Noted public intellectuals (and more than a few 2012 hopefuls) like Ron Paul, Michelle Bachman, Newt Gingrich, and the Anti-Crist himself, Bobby ... More >>
This full rotation around the sun that we have designated as 2008 was a very busy political year. And while we may be soon saying so long to our dear President George W. Bush, thus ending a golden age of dumb political quotes, there are plenty of other blow hards and hot air machines to fill t ... More >>
"Oh noes! Starting tomorrow the Muslins will be hijacking our buses! Where is Rudy Guiliani to save us!?!" 120 buses from the Miami-Dade and Broward fleets will carry the above advertising for 8 weeks, in a campaign that hopes to lessen reactions to the Islamic faith like that little pretend one. Th ... More >>
Poor Charlie Crist. Sure, he went out of the way to let it be known he wouldn't mind being John McCain's personal vice president, but he hasn't done anything that indicates he really wants to stage his own presidential campaign in 2012. He must seem like a natural to the moderates in the party, tho ... More >>
Hell yeah, a pretty good weekend for football. The Fins pulled off another upset, this time against the Bills. [ESPN] The Canes got their second ACC win against Wake Forest. [ESPN] Matt Damon is corrupting our local youth with his socialist ideals. [CBS4] The chill you felt go down your spine this p ... More >>
Miami tallies its homeless.
Giuliani and Edwards Forfeit - The two finished in third place in Florida’s primary. Giuliani endorsed McCain. Edwards voiced his support for both Democratic candidates but didn’t endorse one or the other. The Democratic Debate: Too Polite? – Was the debate between Clinton and Obama too sof ... More >>
Giuliani agrees with Miami: Screw the public.
Do you think Dennis or Hillary could be twins? Or that Huckabee and Giuliani are cut from the same cloth? That’s what we thought. If you want to show how different the candidates are in the Florida presidential primaries on Jan. 29, you must be registered to vote by Dec. 31. You can register at ... More >>
Jeb Bush Jr. in the spotlight Calvin Godfrey Most of what I remember of George Bush Sr. was that he puked on a Japanese ambassador and comically lied to America about raising taxes. Then he lost his re-election bid. Who knew he would spawn a bizarro Kennedy-like brood –one that seems to st ... More >>
"He was a hero, and I was let down when he was arrested"
Miami-Dade schools superintendent Rudy Crew has made many mistakes. Maybe too many.
Three years into the Magic City's battle against illegal minutiae, residents want to know: quality of life? Whose?
Peter Rauhofer's got the New York house scene on his shoulders
The new school super deep-sixes Miami's provincialism in a New York minute
Work got ya down? Get your pod fired up at a motivation seminar!
True fame and hard truth don't mix in the TV-sportscasting biz
Those fun firefighters at Local 1403 are at it again
Nat Chediak's jazz café is sorely missed, but there's still music in the air
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
He's Miami's premier citizen advocate. He attends scads of boring meetings so you don't have to. He's on a mission. And he's going broke in the process.
Ming & FS create hip-hop heaven