Know this: When making ice cream, water is your greatest enemy. It forms tiny icicles in your sweet treat, tarnishing its smooth texture with a harsh frost. Worst of all, it sneaks up on you in many ways. Water is in milk, fruits, mix-ins, even on your rinsed ice cream scooper. The key to making p ... More >>
It's gettin' "Hot in Herre." Last night, as reported by Crossfade's sister blog with the Riverfront Times, Nelly tour bus was raided by cops in Sierra Blanca, Texas. The rapper/actor/non-profit philanthropist's ride was stopped at a border patrol checkpoint. A police dog detected the presence of n ... More >>
The tradition of treating mom to breakfast in bed has long been abused by movies and television shows, which feature an adorable child (or clumsy husband) serving mom burnt toast and Cheerios. Burnt toast? Come on! This meal has to be worthy of a special lady.We love the idea of surprising mom with ... More >>
Music festivals and illicit drugs. It's no big deal to see someone roll up a fat blunt, get high, and force some dude to carry them on his shoulders at Coachella. But when a pop princess with a bangin' body does it, Media Takeout loses their shit. Over the weekend, "The most visited urban website ... More >>
It happens to us all the time: you're at the supermarket deli counter, waiting in what seems to be an endless line of people getting out of work, you look at the number on your little green ticket stub and it says 62. But the number in brightly lit red lettering behind the counter says 40.Ugh. "I ... More >>
If you're looking for quick and easy finger foods and hors d'oeuvres for your New Year's Eve party, why not give homemade sushi a shot? It's easy and relatively inexpensive to make, provided that you have all of the necessary tools.Why make your own sushi? It's fun ('specially when you have a few ... More >>
Rachel Goodrich returns!Rachel Goodrich The Stage March 25, 2011 Better Than: Drinking Jim Beam and getting arrested for kicking and breaking a glass door. This reporter (and the rest of the world) loves you so much, Rachel Goodrich.
Still from 30 RockThis city could use a stern talking-to from Greenzo. America's Least Wasteful Cities survey looked at a variety of components, including practices, behaviors, and values, and overall Miami is the eighth most wasteful city in America. Well, we are also the 18th least wasteful. Which ... More >>
Florida businessman-turned-inventor Doug Sturlingh just filed patent papers for a product he believes will "change the world." It's called the Genital Shield, and -- though the name is a bit of a boner-shrinker -- he believes it will eventually rid the planet of STDs. His target consumer: responsibl ... More >>
Take a toke, but don't tell 'em what's inside.
Overnight with an artist through the hurly-burly of the very rich.
Fane Lozman can't seem to stay away from trouble, and this time it involves the police chief
Raised in a family devastated by drugs and neglect, Porsche Williams became a mother at age twelve, and a murder victim at fifteen
Forget booze. This place's big draw is cocaine served tableside.
July 8 - 14, 1999