Taiwan's NMATV is known for bizarre CGI takes on current events, but its take on the death of Hugo Chávez is bonkers even by the network's standards. It involves the Venezuelan president in ghost form, a devil-horned George W. Bush, the former pope in a Hawaiian shirt, and, of course, Martians in m ... More >>
"Power supply is no big deal," says Rat Bastard, hunched over a row of disemboweled computer hard drives resting on his kitchen countertop. "I'll put one of these over there and pull one of the power supplies out. Then I'll be fuckin' with five computers."
It's a Monday night at 11 p.m. and this Cr ... More >>
The Art Basel Miami Beach drums of war pound an ominous rhythm as our checking accounts commit Hari Kari because of the holidays.
So are you, like Crossfade, a Friday-night professional with more moths in your wallet than bills?
Take a look at our ten best music-related activities under $10 going ... More >>
My first visit to momoCHA Tea House on Española Way lasted about one minute. I ordered a Bubble Milk Green Tea, but was told that the tapioca pearls wouldn't be ready for another 40 minutes. So I switched my order to a fruit-based, rather than milk-based, tea, and asked for boba pearls instead of t ... More >>
A spoonful of Nintendo helps the Beethoven go down. That's the philosophy that the Boston String Quartet has applied to getting high school students excited about classical music with its Ethno-Urban Orchestra.Through this initiative, the BSQ will invite about 100 high school students from around ... More >>
Florida Agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam went on television this past weekend to warn that the giant African land snail can carry meningitis. If you eat it, that is. Who in hell would consider eating a slimy snail the size of a Chihuahua? Plenty of people, it turns out.The snail grows up to e ... More >>
Finally! The thing that will make me good at basketball!He's a jerk. Filmmakers don't want him in their LeBron-themed movies. He somehow pissed off Taiwan. The Decision, The Decision, The Decision. LeBron James, as Riptide has reported countless times, is the most hated man in sports.But damn, ca ... More >>
LeBron James will be taking his talents to the Far East in August in what Nike was calling a tour of China. Problem is his schedule starts in Taiwan, and that government really, really doesn't like even the slightest implication that it's actually part of China. So now officials are threatening t ... More >>
Starbucks' unveiling of Trenta, the 31-ounce iced coffee, iced tea, and iced tea lemonade option that debuted in 14 states yesterday, has generated plenty of buzz. It was a trending topic on Twitter, the envy of 36 states, and the inspiration for Taiwan's Next Media Animation's (NMA) "Starbucks Supe ... More >>
Bill WisserLee KleinBill Wisser snaps the photos for Miami New Times restaurant reviews. He's an accomplished photographer with impressive resume -- if you haven't checked out his slide shows on our site, you should. So this side-by-side look of my photo of the Peking duck with lotus root at C ... More >>
Lee KleinChu's Peking Duck (first course)A little dim sum taste of next week's Cafe review:One non-dim sum starter you should strongly consider is a real Taiwanese treat: Five-spiced silverfish brings tiny, smelt-like fish battered and wok-fried to light, puffy perfection. Hot red chilies, jalapeño ... More >>
via heard-words.comBig BoiWhen something happens in threes, we take note. When Gary Coleman and Dennis Hopper died earlier this year, everyone was asking, "Who's next?" The universe answered: Rick Moranis Art Linkletter. There are three primary colors, three types of matter, three little pigs, t ... More >>
Are you bored? Hungry? Want to eat your way to intoxication? We've scoured the world for the top 10 foods that'll get you high, exposed the rumors and lies, and now we can explain why some of these can kill you. Prepare for food education.
Photo by David "Dro" Rosario
-- Pitbull revealed yesterday that he was going to be canceling his May 31st show in Phoenix, Arizona. The cancelation comes as an open call for a protest of Arizona, after their state legislature passed the controversial Immigration Bill that has caused furious bat ... More >>
Lee KleinCome Monday, just say no.It's not quite as dramatic a step as it sounds: Every Monday, each of Batali's establishments will proffer at least two vegetarian options, be it entrees, pastas, pizzas, or whatnot (and we hear he makes an incredible vegan whatnot).These dishes will be designate ... More >>
Jacob KatelHuband and Wife Yoav Anisz and Miriam Lach in their soon to open shop.Bubbles 'N Ice (3061 NE 163rd Street) in North Miami Beach is opening soon, and that means plenty of premium Bubble Tea, Philly style Italian ice, and more combinations thereof than you can shake a widemouth straw at ... More >>
Every so often, Banana
Republican daydreams of traveling the world with Miami-Dade County Commissioner
Natacha Seijas, serenading her with the sweet sounds of the toot flute in Peru.
I also fantasize about not spending a dime to visit Macchu Pichu and the like.
I mean, while services are being wh ... More >>
Jacob KatelChef Bernie Matz, Books & Books owner Mitchell Kaplan, and Julio Maza at the Café at Books & Books' fifth anniversary party. Hippies, peaceniks, and pothead philosophy majors, rejoice! It's OK to kill and eat plants. They won't scream, they don't cry, and "they don't have a so ... More >>