Cuban poet and political figure José Martí once wrote, "Perhaps the enemies of liberty are such only because they judge it by its loud voice." That was about 60 years before the reign of communism would dominate the island for more than a half-century, and the Cuban people would be deprived of ba ... More >>
In response to Jonathon Martin's first interview after leaving the Miami Dolphins, Richie Incognito's lawyers have released 40 pages of text messages between the pair to certain media outlets. Some don't make Incognito look too good, including a joke about how he's going to shoot Martin and get aw ... 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. This week, Luke comes to the defense of a controversial NFL player. Richard Sherman is a success story. Born in Compton, California, he didn't l ... More >>
Wearing an Izod shirt and a backward black Nike hat, Miami Dolphins guard Jonathan Martin attended a football game Saturday in which his alma mater Stanford was upset by University of Southern Calfornia. Oddly, the defeat of the fourth-ranked Cardinals 20-17 wasn't the story for much of the countr ... 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 weighs in on the Miami Dolphins bullygate. The Miami Dolphins have never experienced this much off-the-field controversy. The NFL f ... More >>
No one is claiming that last nights win over North Carolina was pretty for the Miami Hurricanes, but the 'Canes became the first team to maintain their undefeated status in week 8. Yet, ESPN's ACC football blogger Heather Dinich wasn't impressed, and in a bit of throwaway shade she called the 'Can ... More >>
Every incoming University of Miami freshmen must either pledge their allegiance to the studious kingdom of Stanford where they will be surrounded by intellectual nerds who do nothing but study or the wild land of Hecht which is home to drunken hedonists. Just kidding. Their identical (and quite ug ... More >>
Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings — what's not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?
With George Zimmerman's trial starting in Central Florida this week for the murder of Miami-area teen Trayvon Martin, the controversial case has rocketed back to the headlines. Fox News, however, appears to have taken a novel approach to its coverage of the tragedy, and recently invited a guest on w ... More >>
There's hot new church trend sweeping Orlando's thriving megachurch scene: pastors sleeping with ladies who aren't their wives. For the third time in the last six months, a leader of a popular church in Orlando has resigned after admitting to damaging the sanctity of his marriage.
Before you head over to the Greenwise organic section at Publix, you might want to read a bit further. Is your money going as far as you think it is? The debate continues to thicken as a new study shows it's inconclusive whether eating organic produce and meat is healthier or safer. So why, in Go ... More >>
George Zimmerman's wife, Shellie Zimmerman, now finds herself behind bars in the same facility where her husband is being held on second-degree murder charges. Seminole County Sheriff's deputies arrested her this afternoon on a single perjury charge. The charge stems from accusations that the Zimmer ... More >>
It's been almost a month since George Zimmerman tracked down and fatally shot 17-year-old Miami native Trayvon Martin in a Stanford, Florida, gated community, and Zimmerman remains a free man with no charges filed. Today, the state attorney for Brevard and Seminole counties announced that a grand j ... More >>
One word describes Fane Lozman perfectly: Pugnacious. Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the ex-U.S. Marine pilot's appeal that the City of Riviera Beach violated his first amendment rights when it towed his "floating home" and all his possessions in 2009 from the city's marina as retali ... More >>
What do you expect when you take kids who normally spend most of their time in the sleepy little mountain town of Blacksburg, Virginia, and put them in Miami for New Year's Eve? Probably not good things. In the lead up to tonight's Orange Bowl, eight players on the Virginia Tech football team hav ... More >>
Poet Gabrielle CalvocoressiBorn in Central Connecticut, poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi now lives in Los Angeles and teaches. Her accolades are numerous--Stegner Fellowship, Jones Lecturer, Rona Jaffe Women Writer's Award, Bernard F. Conners Prize, Connecticut Book Award--but even they don't prepare ... More >>
A downtown Miami firm allegedly helped build an $8 billion Ponzi scheme. It could have been stopped.
The sporting powers that me are in the midst of a debate over weather use of Viagra amongst athlete should be banned because it may boost performances in areas other than the sack. An Italian cyclist was caught with a stash of the stuff, and two years ago a Stanford U study showed that Hugh Hefner's ... More >>
Former AG Bob Butterworth has a double standard for felons
When art imitates life a little too closely
Siete Rayo, a simply sophisticated example of Afro-Cuban fusion
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Laurie Anderson continues to scale the heights of performance art