As it is with everything in life, Barack Obama's new Ebola Czar has a Florida connection. On Friday, Obama announced that former Al Gore chief-of-staff Ron Klain would be his new Ebola Czar. Klain's objective is to basically be ahead of any new updates on the virus, as well as manage be on top of t ... More >>
7-Eleven is no stranger to clever marketing schemes, but their 7-Election campaign -- which kicked off earlier this month -- is, like, genius level selling. Now through Election Day (Tuesday, November 6) cast your vote by spending money while a subsidiary tallies the election; just like in real life ... More >>
The Juice: Now frozen!There's a serious disconnect in how we Americans think about weather. On the one hand, we love crazy weather stories and the intense, irrational panic they cause. On the other hand, we're absolutely unwilling to consider that those extreme weather patterns are a result of ou ... More >>
twitter.com/CharlesHBakerSweet Micky, Charlie Baker, and Wyclef Jean.Imagine Al Gore and George W. Bush riding hand-in-hand down Okeechobee Boulevard in November 2000 to protest hanging chads. Something in that vein happened in yesterday's Haitian election, which went just about as badl ... More >>
Al Gore can have the electric cars. Allen West prefers a gas-guzzling, tricked-out hot rod with a deafening engine and a paint job that advertises a Higher Purpose -- in this case, the cause of POW-MIA soldiers."God bless America!" cries out an observer, overwhelmed by this patriotic scene in the p ... More >>
Social media and websites such as Facebook and YouTube are now the leading activity on the Internet for most of the U.S. and Europe. What's interesting is that while the social networking sites are growing exponentially, the commerce that attempts to take advantage of them doesn't seem to be near ... More >>
A peek at the local stories people are talking about on this Monday:Three Coral Springs teenagers are dead following a strange accident early Sunday morning, which started with a fender bender. For some reason, the car accelerated away from the scene, then flipped into the canal. [WPLG]Bob ... More >>
Al Gore Please Save Me!Saturday night, the President of the World was in Boca Raton to give a speech on climate change at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. Crowds lined up to buy tickets to listen to Al Gore speak or to protest, boo and hiss from outside during the event. I'll be right up front and t ... More >>
After a short ad, that's the trailer for "The Oxycontin Express," the first episode of this season's Vanguard. That's correspondent Mariana van Zeller boldly reporting from within Broward County, pain pill capital of the world. Aren't we just beaming with pride?The show airs on Current TV, the diy ... More >>
The 2009 Zagat Miami/South Florida Guide was just released -- the Miami portion edited by New Times contributor Bill Citara. Here are some impressions: Michy’s On Top For Food With 28 Rating You can’t argue with this -- or, more to the point, you can argue with this, and every other selectio ... More >>
The terrible failure of Lying in State at the Caldwell
America's most colorful third party could use some attention — and some cash.
Racing to reignite the sun — and our souls — in Danny Boyle's sci-fi collage
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs
An Inconvenient Truth Da Ali G Show: Da Compleet Seereez Preston Sturges:
Okami shows that videogames can be art.
The Sufferer & the Witness (Geffen)
Jadakiss cashes in on controversy
Oft-quoted USF Prof Susan MacManus is neutral. Yeah, right.
Behead the head shop:
Earth to humans: Save me!
The ex-prez speaks his mind
A pair of filmmakers dredges up all the rage and frustration of Election 2000
Neil Rogers WQAM-AM (560)
The process for restoring the civil rights of felons in Florida works perfectly -- if not restoring their rights is the goal
The people watching the airlines should have and could have taken action... but didn't
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched
Wisecracking Democrats in Tallahassee were steamrollered during the presidential contest. But they didn't take it lying down.
Letters for December 14, 2000
Letters for December 7, 2000
A reporter plunges into the heart of electoral darkness in Broward County, only to see the light -- through a pricked chad
Haitian immigrants like Gerlyn Cadet know in their marrow that a ballot is a precious thing. But this election leaves them feeling robbed.
Letters for November 23, 2000
Team Bush loses its case-and loses sight of Dubya's so-called principles-in a Miami court
Paying the Piper
Boy Sets Fire, with Ann Beretta and Portraits of Autumn
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
How Jim Kane transformed himself from a special-interest lobbyist into a lobbyist who's also Florida's best-known political pollster