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  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Dwyane Wade Claims His Ex-Wife Can't Be Homeless Because He Pays Her $25,000-a-Month

    Last week Dwyane Wade's ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches-Wade made a bizarre public protest outside of a Chicago courthouse in which she claimed to be living on the streets. Today Wade released a statement pointing out that he still pays her $25,000 each month.

  • Film

    November 15, 2012

    The Death of Cinema

    A short history of an art form's long passing.

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Ozzie Guillen Might Get Fired Over Terrible Marlins Season

    The Miami Marlins first season in their taxpayer-funded Little Havana palacio has been nothing short of a catastrophe; the team was out of contention by August and so boring and terrible that the Franchise -- the Showtime series chronicling the club's season -- ended early after star Hanley Ramirez ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012
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    April 26, 2012
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    April 5, 2012

    Sun-Sentinel to Start Charging For News Content Online

    The Sun-Sentinel is erecting a pay wall on April 9, so expect a mass exodus of readers who don't want to pony up five bucks a month for mostly routine local news.The once proud Fort Lauderdale-based daily is following the lead of other Tribune Co. owned newspapers like the Los Angeles Times, which i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Brandon Marshall Just Got Traded to the Bears

    ​Bye, bye, Brandon Marshall? FoxSports.com's NFL Insider has Tweeted that the Dolphin's Brandon Marshall just got traded to the Chicago Bears in exchange for a pretty paltry two third round pics. Well, this is pretty huge. Especially considering Peyton Manning was said to be wary of working with M ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2012
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    February 28, 2012

    Skip Bayless is a Modern Day Minstrel

    ​Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke crowns ESPN talking head Skip Bayless the king of race baiting.I've got to hand it to Skip Bayless for articulating so we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Dwyane Wade Offered $2 Million Monthly Salary to Play in China

    ​Could Dwyane Wade be taking his talents to the Middle Kingdom? Reports suggest that MV3 has been offered an appealing $2 million-a-month salary to play for a Chinese team during the NBA lockout. It doesn't appear Wade is ready to take the offer, which should make Heat fans sigh in relief, conside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    America's Best Bites Films at Miami's Favorite Restaurants (Photos)

    Richard Hales Sakaya Kitchen's Bulgogi Burger gets ready for a close-up.​America's Best Bites, the new Tribune Broadcasting food and travel show, has been caught filming segments of their show all around Miami. The crew has been around town filming at Michael's Genuine Food and Drink, The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Chris Bosh Bogged Down by Junk Food, Still Makes Game 3 Winner

    Keith AllisonBosh detoxing.​Somebody asked Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh in Dallas if he was getting any home cooked meals, and this was his answer, "I was like, 'Absolutely not.' I want to eat all garbage, junk food and room service just to get that road feel."The Chicago Tribune, surely trying t ... More >>

  • News

    April 28, 2011
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    March 7, 2011

    Miami Heat Crying Controversy: Erik Spoelstra Needs to Shut His Damn Mouth

    ​The Heat racked up their fourth loss in a row last night, a sorry streak made all the more troubling that they came against other likely playoff bound teams. You'd think the shame factor from the losses alone would be enough, but, oh no, here comes Erik Spoelstra, a goofy-faced 12-year-old Muppet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Interview: Author Mark Kurlansky on Edible Stories

    Sylvia Plachy​Journalist, author, and historian Mark Kurlansky's most well-known books are the international best-sellers Salt, Cod (which won a James Beard award), 1968, The Food of a Younger Land, and A Basque History of the World. His latest book, Edible Stories, is his third work of fiction.&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    WSFL Cancels Its Troubled Morning Show

    Mourn the Morning Show​Once hailed by executives of the Tribune Co. as a television revolution and a way to turn around the fortunes of the troubled national media company, WSFL's South Florida Today morning show aired its last episode today. In under 16 months on air the show went through multipl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    WSFL News Glamazon Lisa Hayward Arrested for DUI After Crashing Car Into Tree

    ​You know Lisa Hayward? Of course not. She plays the Ann Curry part of newsreader on WSFL-TV's fledgling, often-re-tooled morning show, which hardly anyone watches. Well, she crashed her car into a tree Wednesday night and was arrested with a blood alcohol level two times the legal limit.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Dwyane Wade Will Discuss Free Agency Plans With LeBron James, Joe Johnson

    ​With one of the most talent-loaded free-agency classes in NBA history, the upcoming off-season is like war. Now, Dwyane Wade says he, the Cavs' LeBron James, and the Hawks' Joe Johnson will convene a sort of basketball Yalta Conference to discuss postseason reorganization."[Free agency] has been ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2010
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    February 9, 2010

    Rubio and Crist Might Face Off in Fox News Debate Next Month

    ​Most Senate primary debates are lucky to get aired on local channels, but the race for the GOP nomination for Florida's Senate seat is so hot it might end up broadcast nationally on Fox News.According to the Chicago Tribune's Swamp Politics, Marco Rubio has already agreed to the arrangement. Gov. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Miami Book Fair: Achy Obejas

    He has long been a stereotypical Miami character: The elderly exile who never loses hope of going home, who views life as a never-ending quest to topple "El Tirano."via Miami Book Fair​Then there's his counterpart: The compañero on the island who refuses to give up the revolutionary dream despit ... More >>

  • News

    November 5, 2009
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    October 26, 2009

    Worst Dining Trends Of The Past Decade (According to Chicago Tribune, Michael Schwartz, and Short Order)

    Courtesy of SoBe Wine & FoodDon't invite this man to your commune.​The Chicago Tribune website last week printed a list of the ten worst dining trends of the past decade, as decided by various movers and shakers in the American food world. Miami's own Michael Schwartz weighed in, his pet peeve ... More >>

  • News

    July 23, 2009

    Motorcycle Arsonist Has History of Domestic Violence

    It turns out that pathetic guy was a wife beater.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Motorcycle Arsonist Has History of Domestic Violence

    via Florida Department of Corrections Tojeiro was released from prison in September 2002 after he served time for beating and stealing from his exes.News reports last week shot around the world -- from the Chicago Tribune to MSNBC to El Mercurio of Santiago, Chile. A spurned boyfriend had plo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Quincy Jones Disses Miami Herald

    via Wiki CommonsThe great magazine die-off claimed another victim yesterday: Vibe, one of the largest mags covering hip-hop and R&B. But Quincy Jones, who founded the magazine in 1993, is looking to step back in and make the periodical a fully online venture. In his reasoning, he dissed some of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Will the Real Vontae Davis Please Stand Up

    via Playboy U's flickrVontae was just chillin' in South Florida, y'allHow many Vontaes are there in the world? How many of those have the last name Davis? Well, if there happens to be more than one, Miami Dolphins first-round draft pick Vontae Davis wants you to know he wasn't the Vontae Davis who w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    News Roundup

    Maybe we're just heading for disappointment if we get caught up in the fact that the Dolphins could win their division, but it feels so good. [USA Today]Unscientific Odds of survival for The Miami Herald: "2-1. If you do not consider a two-page weekly digest of Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen columns to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    The South Florida Newspaper Apocalypse is Imminent

    Bob Norman, over at our sister paper the BPB New Times, has been chronicling the misfortunes of our local daily papers for quite some time now, and the shit hit the fan this weekend. It is 2013 for the black and white and red all overs. To Recap:  The New York Times reported late Friday that Mc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    The White House Does Not Care About The Herald's Problems

    The current staff of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave is still pretending like they're running the country and doing little pretend press briefings, even though the press could give a shit about them now. So the White House is all like, "hey, right back at you, press." Today, a reporter asked Press Secretary D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Sun-Sentinel Owners Officially File for Bankruptcy

    Tribune Co., the multimedia company that owns The Sun-Sentinel and The Orlando Sentinel officially filed for bankruptcy this morning. From The Wall Street Journal: In recent days, as Chicago-based Tribune continued talks with lenders to restructure its debt, the newspaper-and-television concern hire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    South Florida's Possible Paperless Future

    Despite how it might come off around here once in a while, Riptide deeply respects the duty of daily newspapers. Which is why the recent report of credit raters Fitch Ratings is worrying. Fitch predicts that many newspaper chains will default, dissolve, or be liquidated and that "several cities cou ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Miami Herald Owner in Danger of Bankruptcy

    Layoffs, partnerships, and the Net conspire to kill South Florida's dailies.

  • News

    September 11, 2008

    Heimlich Maneuvering

    Thousands of local schoolkids were taught a faulty lifesaving technique thanks to Manny Diaz.

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2008

    Weekly News Wrapup - Murdoch Tries To Control The World

    Murdoch Gears Up To Buy Newsday - Rupert Murdoch has offered the Tribune Company $580 million to purchase Newsday and further solidify his hold on the tabloid papers in New York. If the deal goes through, Murdoch will own 3 of the 10 largest circulation newspapers in the country. Turnpike Tolls May ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Smashing Pumpkins

    Zeitgeist (Reprise)

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2007

    Rewarding the Dictator

    A press champion This week in Cuba: Cuban officials have declined to renew a reporting visa for a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, Gary Marx, saying that his stories have been "negative." The reporter has been ordered to leave Havana pronto. And...bedridden dictator Fidel Castro has r ... More >>

  • Music

    February 8, 2007
  • News

    December 28, 2006

    News Hate

    For racist talk, look to that daily newspaper to the north

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    No News Is Bad News

    You knew local TV newscasts were lame, you just didn't know how lame

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Shackled

    Go to work for Tribune and forget about your future

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Waiting for Otto

    Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Riptide

    Darts and tarts

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    July 1, 1999
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    April 8, 1999
  • Film

    February 11, 1999
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    October 8, 1998
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    July 23, 1998
  • Culture

    November 23, 1995
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    June 16, 1993

    Death and Profits

    When Hugh Westbrook pioneered hospice care, his organization saw to the needs of the dying. Fifteen years later nothing has changed -- except the politics and the profit margins.

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