Americans may hold politicians to sometimes ridiculously high personal moral standards, but we are pretty lax about youthful drug use. Hell, Obama and Bush II have done coke, but Marco Rubio has always refused to say whether he's ever smoked pot. See also: Marco Rubio Used to Throw Up Drunk on Peo ... More >>
YouTube launched in 2005; so did Perez Hilton. How that year changed America — and took down Tom Cruise.
At this point, Gov. Rick Scott has turned into your embarrassing uncle who won't stop ranting at dinner about how the government should drug-test everyone, no matter how clearly you explain that such a plan definitely violates the Constitution. Except in this case, it's the federal court system tha ... More >>
Latimore is an international soul superstar who's sold millions of records around the world including his biggest hit "Let's Straighten It Out" on Hialeah's own TK Records. Starting in the 1960s, he made his home in Miami as a singer, holding a residency for Clyde Killens at the Sir John Hotel's clu ... More >>
Antonio Mora, the Cuban-born news anchor whose spent time at WSVN, had a stint on Good Morning America and until late last year anchored the news desk at local CBS-station WFOR, has a new gig. He's headed to Al Jazeera America in a plum prime time slot.
Mitt Romney has enlisted Marco Rubio in his efforts to reach out to Latino voters, and the Florida senator recently cut two ads for the campaign in both English and Spanish. TBS late night talk show host Conan O'Brien spoofed the Spanish ad last night by cutting it up with ridiculous scenes from tel ... More >>
LeBron James came out to one of his first standing ovations outside Miami last night in a long time on The Late Show with David Letterman, and in New York City of all places. Guess that ring really did do wonders for his image. Of course, once everyone sat down, Letterman wasted no time time flingin ... More >>
Left-leaning Floridians are probably not too enthused that the Republican Party is descending on Tampa to crown Mitt Romney as its official nominee in August. But don't worry, you hippies -- there's now something for you to get excited about, too. The Daily Show has announced it'll tape a week's wor ... More >>
There's very little levity to be found in the Trayvon Martin case, and so far the satirists have stayed mostly away from the story. Well, last night Stephen Colbert decided to take a swing at it by lampooning Republican candidate's reactions to President Obama's statements about the case, Geraldo ... More >>
If there is one area that seems more vagina-friendly than ever these days, it's comedy; Cameron Diaz agreed when we interviewed her. Just take a look at the biggest ladies of the moment: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Kristin Wiig -- strong, talented, respected women whose success has them rolling in cas ... More >>
Paula DaSilva is on morning television.1500 Degrees' Paula DaSilva is in the national spotlight. We're thinking it has something to do with her restaurant being named one of Esquire's Best New Restaurants 2011 (the only South Florida restaurant to make the cut, by the way).This m ... More >>
Well, flappy mouthed TV anchor Rick Sanchez is not only back living in Miami, but he may be back on your TV screen next year. You can blame Gloria and Emilio Estefan. The power-couple is reportedly involved in a plan to launch a bi-lingual syndicated talk show shot in South Beach and hosted by Sa ... More >>
Chef Michelle Bernstein fileted and prepared lionfish for the cameras of Good Morning America as part of a segment about the spread of the invasive species in Florida waters that airs tomorrow Wednesday. Lionfish is a colorful predatory fish native to Indo-Pacific waters that has been s ... More >>
Everybody has an opinion about the Miami Heat's loss, including Stephen Colbert. America's favorite fake pundit took on LeBron James and the Miami Heat last night in his spor repor, explaining, "Everyone knew they were destined to win, and personally I'm offended they were forced to prove it by p ... More >>
The Roots Ricky Martin = ?Television is a magic medium. It's also evil. And sometimes shitty. But really, who thought that Ricky Martin and the Roots would ever hook up? No one. And yet, thanks to TV (and the fact that Questlove's crew decided they needed a day job), we're all gonna get to wa ... More >>
How much does it cost to own the jewel of Downtown Miami's skyline? A cool $105.5 million. The Miami Tower (up until last year known as the Bank of America tower) is undoubtedly the signature of the skyline, and is now owned by I&G Miami LLC, a group backed my Chicago-based real estate invest ... More >>
It's not a good year for veterans of Miami local news who've gone national. There was of course Rick Sanchez's total breakdown, and Katie Couric's continued ratings troubles at the CBS Evening News. Now it seems that Miami-native and CBS 4 alum Maggie Rodriguez has been fired from her gig as a co ... More >>
For the second time this year, a story premiering on this humble little blog, Riptide, has served as fodder for jokes on The Colbert Report. First, Stephen Colbert took on homophobic, rent-boy-lovin' George Rekers, and last night, the host roasted New Times columnist and 2 Live Crew founder Luthe ... More >>
Cristina Saralegui, who is basically Cuban-American Oprah, is set to end her popular Miami-based Univision talk show, El Show de Cristina, on November 1 after a twenty-year run. Oh dear Lord, now all of those bored abuelas watch now?
The Daily Show With Jon StewartChristopher Hitchenswww.thedailyshow.comYou might be surprised to hear that Christopher Hitchens -- best-selling author and contributing editor for Vanity Fair -- toiled at a work camp for young revolutionaries in 1968 Cuba. Last week, on The Daily Show, he told Jon St ... More >>
Can't wait to hear what lead singer Craig Finn had to say to our Broward-Palm Beach music editor, Reed Fischer, when he interviewed him for next week's paper? Shaking in your shoes at the thought of waiting another week to see The Hold Steady perform live next Friday at The Moore Building with the C ... More >>
While Jay Leno wasn't taking classless lowblows at Conan O'Brien during last night's monologue he found time to tell a "joke" about New Times' scoop on Dr. George Rekers.
Next week CBS and its Super Bowl crew will invadeMiami and they're bringing their news shows along, and it's a homecoming of sorts for two of the eye network's biggest stars. The shows will also bring live performances to South Beach from Gloria Estefan, Justin Bieber and Wynnona Judd and Wyclef ... More >>
Since swapping your wife will undoubtedly lead to your child taking faux rides in a foil balloon and one of your family members cutting one on Larry King Live, hiring a new millennium Mary Poppins may be a better way to make your foray into reality television. And you just may end up with a hou ... More >>
Heretics, nonbelievers, and doubters worship the Amazing Randi. So what will free thinkers do when he's gone?
There are few hispanophone ladies and gents of a certain age who have not been reduced, at some point, to misty eyes by the ballad stylings of the suave Spaniard Julio Iglesias. While Iglesia's true crossover peak came mainly in the 1980s, he has hardly receded from the international spotlight, cran ... More >>
Rather, you sit down while he stands up.
Jim Gaffigan brings The Sexy Tour to The Fillmore.
But you can enjoy Neil Hamburger today at PS14.
Four characters in search of a talk show.
Bobcat Goldthwait is a total spaz, check him out
Amrica TeVe (WJAN-TV Channel 41)
A supermodel flies high and falls fast in Arcand's witty and stylish Stardom
July 8 - 14, 1999