Miami New Times' senior writer Michael E. Miller has won the 2014 Sigma Delta Chi Award for nondeadline writing in the nondaily category for his article "Champ," which tells the story of a porn star murderer. It is the second year in a row that Miller has taken top honors
Che Scott is a very good-looking man who has not had sex in 10 years. As a 21-year-old UM football player, Scott took a vow of abstinence. The now-minister and chaplain for the Heat doesn't plan on sleeping with anyone again until he's married, out of respect for his future wife. At 31, he's written ... More >>
Sunday's news should have been glorious for LeBron James. Not only did he win the MVP award, but also he became the youngest player to rack up a fourth most-valuable honor. Instead, everyone focused on what LeBron didn't do: namely, nab the first unanimous MVP. The numbers released yesterday showed ... More >>
Nowadays, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has got plenty of money. More than $200 million of it in secret accounts around the world, in fact. But when he launched Bain Capital in 1983, Romney had trouble raising the cash for the private equity project. So he turned to super-wealthy Centr ... More >>
This July, WLRN will add America's Test Kitchen to its 91.3 FM summer lineup, in addition to TEDTalks, Tell Me More, and the much-hyped quiz show& Ask Me Another, which started in Brooklyn's Bell House for audiences keen on obscure trivia. But alas, we're here to talk food. The America's Test K ... More >>
The Miami Marlins, who continue a homestand against the Atlanta Braves at Marlin Stadium tonight, have officially adopted a new pup to go along with their fancy new stadium, logo, name, and branding.Kayem Foods recently signed a multi-year contract with the team to be the official provider of all fr ... More >>
Ms. CheeziousMs. Cheezious: more popular that we thought.If you looked at the headline and thought that Short Order was in serious need of a spell checker, think again.According to the website Buffalo.com, there's a food truck about to serve grilled cheese and soups in the football-obsessed city ... More >>
via The OnionOh, no, Spo' won't go. According to reports from The Boston Globe (of all papers), Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra's job is safe for next year. Its sources also claim that at no point in the season was Spoelstra's job ever in danger.
The Boston Celtics are just a single game away from playoff elimination at the hands of the Miami Heat, and LeBron James would just like to say "thank you." Not for proving to be a pretty beatable team, but for providing the inspiration that three superstar players all suiting up for one team cou ... More >>
Ever since Burger King decided to dial down their advertising, it's been a while since local advertising hot house Crispin Porter Bogusky has had an ad generate much controversy. But the firm, for better or worse, returned to eyebrow-raising form last night with ads for the deal website Groupon ... More >>
The Celtics already had Game One on lock down. All Quentin Richardson was doing was running his mouth a little during trash time. And yet enraged silly man-child Kevin Garnett couldn't keep it together. You've probably watched this highlight 15 times by now since Saturday (especially because it's ... More >>
click for full size.Last week, New Times published an article titled "Legends of the Fall," which told the story of people who have leapt to their deaths from Miami-Dade high-rises. We found some disturbing stuff. Since the condo boom of 2007, at least 16 people have thrown themselves from ... More >>
Former FBI agent John Connolly was convicted of second-degree murder in a Miami courtroom last month, and that was the last we thought we'd heard of him. Apparently not, because his lawyers have filed a legal brief asking for the conviction to be thrown out, according to the Boston Globe. His lawy ... More >>
Former mob hero turned convicted murderer John Connolly took to the stand today at his sentencing trial after he had remained silent during his two month trial. In an interview published today in The Boston Globe, he affirmed his innocence even though a jury has concluded that indeed he did help or ... More >>
Oh, Hell no New England Republicans. You do not come down to our town and try to ignore the Riptide! No one ignores the Riptide! You can try New England Republicans, but the writing is on the wall. Unless you heed our call for trickle-down truck nutz policy, abolishing the judicial branch, and bring ... More >>
Tania deLuzuriaga has reportedly left her position as a reporter at The Boston Globe. "Tania deLuzuriaga has resigned to pursue other opportunities," said a Globe spokesperson to Poynter Online. DeLuzuriaga had earlier covered education from October 2006 to September 2007 for The Miami Herald. Du ... More >>
The newspaper's county hall reporter takes a six-figure job with the very people he was supposed to cover.
The titilating scandal swirling around the man selected to lead Miami-Dade County Public Schools continues to make headlines. Yesterday, the School Board delayed its vote on ratifying Alberto Carvalho’s contract to be the new superintendent amid public outrage over his speedy selection and allegat ... More >>
Why push diversity when you can complain?
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For years, Fletch was out of print. Now, his father explains why.
The Great Art Debate, Part 2: This letter not intended for stupefied couch potatoes
Battered by severe budget cuts, staff reductions, and sudden management changes, the Miami Heraldconfronts its uncertain future
Mad cow disease, part 3
The Miami Herald took on the world's biggest news story -- and flopped