The Wrestler (Movie)

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    September 9, 2014

    Dreams of WWE Stardom Motivate Broward Grappler Ernest Valdes

    Ernest Valdes stands on top of the ring's ropes and uses his championship belt as a mirror. He primps into the gold plastic's reflection, making sure his hair -- oil-spill slick with leave-in conditioner -- is perfectly in place. Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" blasts through the speakers of the Port ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014
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    February 13, 2014

    Former Miami Marlin Sues, Says Team Pays Minors Leaguers Less Than Minimum Wage

    A former Marlins player wants to change the discrepancy between how much the pros and the minor leaguers get paid by MLB. The fact that the big-timers make ungodly amounts of money is no shock, but what Aaron Senne alleges in a recent lawsuit is sort of comical. The first baseman says he made less t ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    April 16, 2009

    Hulk Hogan Totally Understands Why OJ Simpson Killed His Wife That One Time

    Former Kendall resident OJ Simpson and former Miami Beach resident Hulk Hogan probably could have been friends during the time in Miami-Dade, because Hogan seems to think they both have a lot in common. In a recent interview with once-relevant music magazine Rolling Stone, the wrestler let it be k ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    The Burger Beast Interview

    The Burger Beast is a South Florida eating machine chewing his way through fried-food-America and blogging his reviews of various establishments at Most of his posts center on Dade and Broward, but they also cover cities as far as Atlanta, where he recently found himself, and soon M ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Our Mickey Rourke Is an Oscar Nominee

    The Oscar nominations came out this morning. There were some surprises, but as virtually everyone expected, Mickey Rourke got a nod for best lead actor for his role in The Wrestler. What started as a local hook for covering awards-show nonsense has turned into quite a saga detailing Rourke's strange ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Mickey Rourke Is a Golden Globe Nominee! "Che"? Not So Much

    Miami's very own actor/nutcase extraordinaire Mickey Rourke just got himself nominated for a Best Actor Golden Globe for his work in The Wrestler. Hell yeah, we'll be drunk scooter-ing in celebration tonight! Rourke will be up against Leonardo DiCaprio, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, and Frank Langella come ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    Last Night: Conor Oberst at Culture Room

    John Hood Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale Better Than: The Eagles after they slept with Leonard Cohen. This should really be called The Night Before Last Night seeing that ol’ Bright Eyes’ boy wonder played on Tuesday rather tha ... More >>

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    November 10, 2008

    Mickey Rourke Fled Miami Violence For Acting Career

    Last week we pleaded with you to stop killing each other, but Miami's history of violence has inspired at least one Hollywood career. "I found (myself) on the short end of a gunfight. (I was) only 18, and it was just some monkey business gone wrong - a drug-deal ripoff. And our guns were smaller t ... More >>