rss Email Author Deirdra Funcheon

Awards

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

    "Balloon Boy 2012"

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

    "Mud in Your Eye"

  • 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!"

  • 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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  • Blowin' Smoke

    published April 28, 2005

    Slightly Stoopid is da kind band, brah! TUE 5/3 California's Slightly Stoopid pulls... More >>

  • Diddy Does It

    published April 28, 2005

    P.'s Spring Fest packs in the celebrities SAT 4/30 It's a numbers game, they figure.... More >>

  • Cranked Up

    published April 21, 2005

    Jim Florentine hangs up the phone and grabs the mic THU 4/21 Politely refusing an unwelcome... More >>

  • Dear Juliet

    published April 21, 2005

    Wherefore art the popcorn? THU 4/21 If you thought Santa Claus was in for a serious case... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published April 21, 2005

    THU 21 After seven days and more than 150 films, including 11 world premieres, six U.S. premieres, and 43 Florida premieres, the... More >>

  • The Other Boss

    published April 14, 2005

    Says, "We are the gumbo" SAT 4/16 B.B. King once sang, "The blues had a baby, and... More >>

  • Weirdos!

    published April 14, 2005

    Meet the people behind lowbrow art SAT 4/16 Lowbrow art is a lot like Michael Jackson.... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published April 14, 2005

    THU 14 Motley Crue did it. Poison did it. And Kiss did it best. So why shouldn't King Diamond dust off his Caboodles makeup... More >>

  • Elephantitis

    published April 7, 2005

    FRI 4/8 Joseph Carey Merrick (1862-1890), a.k.a. the Elephant Man, had a rare disease called Proteus syndrome that caused exaggerated... More >>

  • Wine Not?

    published April 7, 2005

    TUE 4/12 If you're more of a boozer than a foodie, think of this as the opportunity to reform yourself -- while still catching a... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published April 7, 2005

    THU 7 You may not have heard of comedian Pablo Francisco, but chances are, after his show you won't forget him. The... More >>

  • Holy Mackerel

    published March 31, 2005

    FRI 4/1 "Yuh mean to tell mi seh yuh really stop already?" dancehall star Macka Diamond sings to a "one-minute man" on... More >>

  • Shtetl Havana

    published March 31, 2005

    THU 3/31 According to the website www.globalsecurity.org, the largest organized religion... More >>

  • We Can Dig It

    published March 31, 2005

    Isaac Hayes' life story is so jam-packed that the 5,000-word biography on his website contains only three sentences about the role for which you... More >>

  • Embrace the Abyss

    published March 24, 2005

    Josh Kornbluth shows us how to really live THU 3/24 What a charmed life Josh Kornbluth... More >>

  • Oh, Brother

    published March 24, 2005

    Where art my harmonica? SAT 3/26 Some fascinating things have happened in the history... More >>

  • They're Back!

    published March 17, 2005

    Eternal lighting of a sculpture line THU 3/17 Although they aren't holding any more... More >>

  • NBA Slugfest

    published March 17, 2005

    Round two for Shaq and Kobe THU 3/17 It's an NBA tale of two cities. For Shaq in Miami,... More >>

  • Colombian Celluloid

    published March 17, 2005

    If you thought smuggling cocaine from Colombia was difficult, try importing 14 films on old-school 35mm reels. "I am still struggling with the... More >>

  • Just Add Water

    published March 10, 2005

    Donavon Frankenreiter rocks the surf-inspired tunes SUN 3/13 With his '70s porn star... More >>

  • Art to the Max

    published March 10, 2005

    The iconography of an icon THU 3/10 Picture yourself in a boat on a river with tangerine... More >>

  • In the Green

    published March 10, 2005

    Who's your paddy? SAT 3/12 We could go on at length about the 20-odd musical acts at... More >>

  • On the Ball

    published March 3, 2005

    Globetrotters rock the striped shorts in Boca MON 3/7 If you're wondering why the... More >>

  • The Inner Lens

    published March 3, 2005

    Legendary photographer Ansel Adams once said, "I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term -- meaning... More >>

  • Hot Rods

    published March 3, 2005

    Hey, girls, you can get rid of that envy now. Guys aren't the only ones with the long poles -- not since Betty Baumann started running a fishing... More >>

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