What does Krispy Kreme and our nation have in common? They both celebrate birthdays in July!While our nation is somewhat older, Krispy Kreme is turning a respectable 75 on July 13. To celebrate, the doughnut company, famous for turning ordinary people into sugar-crazed beasts over their warm, ... More >>
Spam is the gold standard for food imperishability. The expiration date on cans says two years, but Phil Minerich, vice president of research at Hormel, claims they write that "To help the customer move it through. We don't want it to be sitting on the shelf for 12, 15 years."The canned meat prod ... More >>
Sure, Doral seems like a decent place to run the United States' military operations in South and Central America, but is it a good spot to headquarter a once-proud metro newspaper? The Miami Herald might soon find out. The South Florida Business Journal reports the Herald is now in negotiati ... More >>
Last night, Washington D.C. straight-edge stompers Coke Bust ripped open Churchill's Pub like a moody Norse God leveling some mountains out of ennui. And really, would you have expected any less with a band name like Coke Bust?
Straight edge is usually pretty serious business. So while not entir ... More >>
In another public reaffirmation of his belief that gay people are going to make America lose wars, Florida Republican Congressman Allen West said at a dinner in Plant City Saturday night that "when you take the military and you tell it they must conform to the individual's behavior, then it' ... More >>
Unless you've been holed up in a $1 million dollar compound without phone, internet, or cable service, you've heard the news ... Osama bin Laden is dead.
Yesterday, the mass-murdering founder of Al Qaeda, Most Wanted Man in the Universe, facial-hair aficionado, evil millionaire, and general ass ... More >>
Ian Goldin/GetEQUAL.orgA GetEQUAL protester arrested earlier this year in D.C.Yesterday afternoon, President Obama gazed out over Alonzo Mourning's yard in Coral Gables, past the brightly-painted garden gnomes, and said to himself: What the fuck are giant weather balloons doing here?At least that ... More >>
Today, in a court room in California, U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips issued an injunction that would prevent the U.S. military from enforcing its 17-year-old "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy which forbids homosexuals from serving openly in the military. About time. Though, The Washingto ... More >>
If you're a fan of getting your conspiracy theories and government leaks first, you've probably heard of WikiLeaks. The international organization publishes anonymous submissions and leaks of sensitive documents while keeping their sources' anonymity. They've been around for a while already, but ... More >>
Carol RosenbergAs has been reported just about everywhere, U.S. Navy Commander Jeffrey D. Gordon sent a sexual harassment complaint to Miami Herald Executive Editor Anders Gyllenhaal about the behavior of the paper's Guantánamo Bay correspondent, Carol Rosenberg. Among using other choice wo ... More >>
Tomorrow on newsstands, we tell the story of Omar Khadr, who
is the youngest detainee at Guantanamo, the only Westerner, and a symbol of sorts. To some, he is exhibit A for all that is wrong with America's War on Terror. For others, he's an example of why the camp exists in the first place. For us, ... More >>