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Awards

  • 2013 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists

    "Balloon Boy 2012"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published January 31, 2008

    "Simmer Down, Kids!"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published November 6, 2008

    "Mud in Your Eye"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published July 5, 2007

    "Kill My Wife. Please!"

2005 Stories by Deirdra Funcheon

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  • Giddyup!

    published December 15, 2005

    Jake Gyllenhaal’s hot. Heath Ledger’s hot. They’re two hot tastes that go hot together. No matter your sexual orientation, watching... More >>

  • Not Meir-ly Another Play

    published December 29, 2005

    Out of sight, out of mind… right? So it may take you a minute to recognize the name Valerie Harper. The actress was all over television in... More >>

  • Viva Variety

    published December 8, 2005

    Markings, musings, and... haiku? SAT 12/10 Hanne Niederhausen is obsessed with shape,... More >>

  • Oh My Geish!

    published December 8, 2005

    Taishi one on TUE 12/13 The lives of geishas are particularly intriguing to those of us... More >>

  • Can Do

    published December 8, 2005

    Last time we checked, going to the movies cost about as much as making one. But during this weekend's Can Film Fest at Cinema Paradiso, two... More >>

  • Pong Hits

    published December 1, 2005

    A fundraiser that's Taylor made MON 12/5 In the logo for the Seminole Tribe of Florida... More >>

  • An Army of Artists

    published December 1, 2005

    Be all that you can be. An army of one. No doubt these tag lines have a poetic ring to them. But a military recruiter's speech as "performance... More >>

  • Smart Guy

    published November 24, 2005

    He's trying his best, at least FRI 11/25 Judging from the play's name, one might assume... More >>

  • All White!

    published November 24, 2005

    A week full of parties FRI 11/25 "I moved here on July 15, 1997, to work for the... More >>

  • Book On Down

    published November 17, 2005

    And bring your autograph book THU 11/17 Rock stars have the MTV awards. Performance... More >>

  • Sketchy People

    published November 17, 2005

    We have seen the dark spawn of Hello Kitty... and its name is Mr. DOB. Actually, the cartoon creation — sort of a bloated Mickey Mouse,... More >>

  • Keep It Real

    published November 10, 2005

    Bill Maher breaks all the rules SAT 11/12 Conservatives control the White House, the... More >>

  • Pat Down

    published November 10, 2005

    New England: champs to chumps SUN 11/13 It was an unusually brisk Monday evening the... More >>

  • Ol' Whiny Voice

    published November 10, 2005

    In hell, temperatures hover around 8 billion degrees, George W. remains president for eternity, and the soundtrack consists of a loop of... More >>

  • Rappin' for J.C.

    published November 10, 2005

    Christian rappers aren't all that different from secular rappers — they want to make rhymes, they want to make beats, and they want to take a... More >>

  • Slam Dance

    published November 3, 2005

    THU 11/3 The Miami Heat hit the hardwood for their home opener on Thursday at 8 p.m. against Ron Artest and the fan-punching Indiana... More >>

  • Scream On

    published October 27, 2005

    FRI 10/28 God created the heavens and the Earth over the course of six days, they say, and on the seventh day, he rested. Somewhere around... More >>

  • Ramp Vamps

    published October 27, 2005

    SUN 10/30 When some kid says "Trick or treat!," the usual assumption is that, if you don't give him a handful of candy, you'll wake... More >>

  • Frankenstein?

    published October 20, 2005

    Is that you? WED 10/26 When Rob Thomas learns that Bat Boy: The... More >>

  • Space Beats

    published October 20, 2005

    But Galaxy Girl's one of a kind THU 10/20 "I have a home studio. Inside there, it's a... More >>

  • Snowbirds of Rock

    published October 13, 2005

    Our Lady Peace heads south for the fall SAT 10/15 Rock is a dying genre. Not rock 'n'... More >>

  • Ice Age

    published October 13, 2005

    Hockey picks up where it left off THU 10/13 When the Florida Panthers opened their... More >>

  • Jock Support

    published October 6, 2005

    Heat plays for good cause MON 10/10 The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has led to more... More >>

  • Gift of Gab

    published October 6, 2005

    Gabrielle Union and 112 host a post-hurricane jam SAT 10/8 She's one of those actresses... More >>

  • Fish Finale?

    published September 29, 2005

    Marlins pray for playoffs FRI 9/30 This wasn't supposed to be the Atlanta Braves' year.... More >>

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