It's a good time to be a hip-hop fan. All over the country, artists and MCs are coming together to produce some of the most ambitious and memorable rap music since the '90s. New York, in particular, is a hotbed of activity, and two of Brooklyn's most heavily hyped crews, Underachievers and Flatbush ... More >>
Last month, 25-year-old college dropout Chris Delamo set off on a grand trek through our concrete jungle. The political provocateur planned to spend a week without shelter in order to film a documentary about homelessness in Miami. "It's going to be like Urban Survivor Man," he told Riptide. We gave ... More >>
It's your month, hungry literati. Tom Wolfe kicked of the Miami Book Fair last night and many great authors are in town. Some of them will speak about food during the event, which stretches from November 11 to 18 at Miami Dade College's Wolfson campus in downtown Miami. 2012 marks the 29th year the ... More >>
â€‹Tom Wolfe has been working on his next novel Back to Blood, an epic concerning race, class, and power in modern Miami, since 2007, and its finally set for an official release in October of this year. Amazon.com's listing has the first official summary of the book, and its basically just a list of ... More >>
Miamis got the literary goods
Reliving the glory of America's giant leap for mankind
He has spent 138 days on the road in just a few years on the job. Who’s minding the Miami Police Department?
Big names? Big Deal. An alternative take on the Book Fair.
Novelist Bret Easton Ellis has skewered the demimonde of Los Angeles and New York City. So what about South Beach?
In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam
Still feisty after all these years, Carl Hiaasen unloads on Miami politics and corporate journalism
Surely there's more to local literature than crime and exile
Loft insists it's not Ocean Drive and not Maxim -- maybe true, but not by much
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of hip-hopness
Fortunes and jobs are lost, but the allure of revolution remains
From the issue of September 14, 2000
Sting and the art of corporate rock
Tom Wolfe gets drowned out by the Latin dot-com hype
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
The redemption of Bret Easton Ellis
November 19 - 25, 1998
October 1 - 7, 1998