For two years, a slight, balding man in Miami has hunched over his desk, making dozens of calls a day peppered with phrases custom-built to perk up Secret Service ears: "assassination," "president," "John Wilkes Booth." This week, just days before Obama is sworn in for his second term, his fiendish ... More >>
According to a study conducted by Professor Aradnha Krishna from the University of Michigan, many Americans are big, fat dummies whose psyches and eating habits are manipulated by suits in the marketing, advertising, and fashion industries. Krishna's study involved one experiment in which she m ... More >>
Was there really any question that the Miami Heat are the most "GQ motherfucker" team in sports history? GQ itself seems to confirm this, because their recent "Most Stylish NBA Players Ever" list is dominated by Miami Heat players. And yes, the big three dominates the top five.
According to the stereotypes, Miami is supposed to be a bit of a shallow city and not exactly an intellectual hot spot. Yet, we're apparently the sixth most book-looking city in America according to Amazon.com sales data. The book-selling super site totaled all book, magazine and newspaper sales ... More >>
Spain's Asador Etxebarri, where Ryan Roman hopes to eat himself to death and have his ashes scattered.After following Miami's Restaurant Power Rankings on Twitter, we knew we had to find out more about this funny food loving character. Blogger Ryan Roman has something to say about everything and ... More >>
Rumeal Robinson, the onetime University of Michigan hero who spent six seasons in the NBA, was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in federal prison Friday for masterminding a bank fraud. Even in the days leading up to his sentencing, the consummate huckster was trying to raise cash from old friend ... More >>
That blindfolded chick holding the scales just made it rain justice on Rumeal Robinson. The former University of Michigan basketball hero and NBA journeyman-- whose addiction to strip clubs was first exposed by this blog-- has been convicted in Iowa federal court of fraud. The Aventura resident was ... More >>
Robinson blew $20,000 a night on strippers, his brother claims.With three seconds left in the game and his University of Michigan squad trailing Seton Hall by one point, 22-year old guard Rumeal Robinson lined up for two all-important free throws. The NCAA Division 1 basketball title hung in t ... More >>
Riverhead BooksAn antiquities expert is summoned in the middle of the night to a major European city in order to investigate a mystery that he soon realizes is a cross-historical conspiracy with devastating modern implications.
If you thought, "That's the plot of The Da Vinci Code," you're close ... More >>