Drugs are bad, mmk? Almost everyone does them, but it's totally not rad to depict people having a drug-fueled good time in your music video. Especially not if you're signed to PMR Records. England's Disclosure is a couple of cool bros who probably do drugs, but when they put drug use in a new clip ... More >>
Buying calendars is a kind of a new concept. Growing up, we usually got a calendar from some local shop. Dad got a calendar filled with either babes in bikinis (or less) or cars from the local tire shop, mom placed one on the kitchen wall filled with either flowers or mountain streams -- a gift f ... More >>
What horrible nickname will stick?Wow. We knew you guys detested the Marlins Stadium deal, but now we're afraid Miami needs some serious, professional therapy (or at least a big morning hit of Valium) to cope with the Little Havana boondoggle.We got nearly one hundred suggestions after we asked f ... More >>
Miami-Dade Fire RescueThank God for Valium. Your crazy aunt's favorite pharmaceutical has helped to rescue a dog found in South Miami-Dade that had its head trapped in an abandoned boat cooler for more than a week. Of course, Miami-Dade firefighters deserve the real credit here.
Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland. photo by Bill Cooke New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
Photo by Richie WiremanJeff Tweedy's Shaggy Mop set as the opening actWilco doesn't demand that much from its listeners. The band's name stands for "will comply," and listening to music this melodic, depressing, sleepy, and disarming can feel like popping a Valium. Much like the drug, the band ha ... More >>
Philip Thomas dodges the tackles of a crime-ridden childhood.
Handicapping MoCA's next Battle of the Bands.
The Curve of Happiness finds the funny in middle-age meltdown
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
It's January, so naturally we look forward to Australia Day
New Year's dieting tip: Eat a lot
How to be homeless on Miami Beach
Neil Simon's jokes don't even make the threshold of the Broward Stage Door
Translating your menu
If it gets you high, chances are that James Hall knows more about it than anyone anywhere
As faith in the revolution sinks to new lows, kids in Cuba are getting high
Potential suicide. Sexual anxiety. Adolescent angst. No matter how hung-up you are, the counselors at Switchboard of Miami won't hang up -- or give up -- on you.
Vietnam left him paralyzed and in constant pain. But his female co-workers -- who have spent the past fifteen years fending off unwanted advances and inappropriate comments -- say his greatest handicaps are from the neck up.
The sedative Rohypnol is illegal in the United States. Which probably goes a long way toward explaining why it's so easy to find in Miami.
Egged on by a soaring Tallahassee following, Zombie Birdhouse flies in your face with invention