• Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Gisele Pollack, Broward DUI Judge, Fights to Save Her Career

    Broward County Circuit Judge (and misdemeanor drug court judge) Gisele Pollack, who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in early May, is now fighting to save her career after her attorneys filed a document to the Florida Supreme Court this week. The documents specifically addre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Florida Ranked America's 13th Drunkest State

    We suppose we should be more surprised by this, what with our DUI checkpoint posts being among are most clicked on blogs, but Florida ranks as the 13th most drunk state in the union, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It's not as much disappointing as it is kind o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Gisele Pollack, Broward Judge, Asks for Pay During DUI Suspension

    Broward County circuit judge, and misdemeanor drug court judge, Gisele Pollack, who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in early May, is asking to be paid during her suspension. Pollack, 56, has admitted last year she'd shown up to work drunk before. According to Red Broward, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Justin Bieber Rejects Plea Deal; Trial Set for March in Miami-Dade

    It feels like just yesterday Justin Bieber was in our neck of the woods allegedly blocking off a Miami Beach roadway, drag-racing with R&B singer Khalil and being snarky with the po-po. The Biebz was placed under arrest for failing a field sobriety test, resisting arrest, and driving with an expired ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Broward Judge Reportedly Came to Work Drunk

    Legal blogs are abuzz with chatter saying that Gisele Pollack, a Broward County judge, came to work drunk on Tuesday, causing such a scene that Chief Judge Peter Weinstein had to be called out of a meeting to deal with the matter. Pollack is said to have come into work Tuesday obviously inebriated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    This Week In Beer News: Taco Hands, Beer Turkey and Kentucky Common Ale Revival

    In mathematical terms, Thanksgiving equals spending time with family, a trash-talking card game or two, passing out with a belly full of turkey dinner and beer and then waking up to count your new stretch marks. In This Week in Beer News we try to celebrate the You shouldn't just be thankful for b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Rep. Trey Radel Busted For Cocaine Possession

    Trey Radel, the freshman Republican representative, was charged on Tuesday on cocaine possession, according to court documents. Radel, 37, who represents the 19th Congressional District in the Fort Myers-Naples area, was arrested on October 29 for "unlawfully, knowingly and intentionally" possessi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    James Gandolfini's Last Meal: Eight Drinks, Fried Prawns, and Foie Gras

    The autopsy reports are in on Soprano's star James Gandolfini, and as suspected, the actor died of a massive heart attack. ABC News is reporting that the 51-year-old star "died of a heart attack, with no evidence of substance abuse or foul play," according to a statement issued by family friend Mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Randy Pozdol, Broward Child Rape Pornographer, Presents Worst Defenses Ever

    Dania Beach 68-year-old Randy Jerome Pozdol was found guilty of drugging his girlfriend's two young children and filming himself having sex with them. He was in court yesterday for sentencing and presented a series of defenses that, believe it or not, actually made him seem even worse. The Miami Her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    XBL Beer League Competition (Beer Pong, Flip Cup, etc.) This Saturday

    ​Do you take your drinking seriously? Do you drink first and ask questions later? Or perhaps you perpetually invoke axioms of drunkard wisdom like, "I only drink on days that end in 'y'," "I'm not an alcoholic; alcoholics go to meetings" and "it's five o'clock somewhere?" Well, you might have a dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Five Ways to Blow Your New Year's Resolutions

    Laine Doss The Devil made me do it!​New Year's resolutions usually come out of a drunken night of feeling sorry for yourself - I'm too fat, I'm going to get cancer from smoking, I'm dating an asshole....blah, blah. blah....Look - whatever New Year's resolution you make, you're probably g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Boynton Woman Passed Out in Car With Child, Said She Was "Smoking Blues"

    Jessica Lobig tried to juggle parenting with a prescription drug habit, and that combination has landed her in jail. The probable-cause affidavit says that just before midnight Thursday, Boynton Beach Police found the 24-year-old mother passed out in her 2007 Honda pickup truck, sweating profusely, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 2, 2009
  • News

    May 22, 2008

    Sobriety in a Bottle

    Is Prometa the greatest innovation in addiction treatment history or 21st-century snake oil?

  • News

    May 1, 2008

    Last Step to Redemption

    Drug counselor Richard Entriken swam a little too easily in a sea of sharks.

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2008
  • News

    January 31, 2008

    Cojones Come in Small Packages

    Fernando Was a Chihuahua Lion

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    One for the Camino

    Herradura Goes Down Too Easy

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2006

    Foley Blames Demon Alcohol

    Mark Foley has entered rehab with these words: "Painfully, the events that led to my resignation have crystallized recognition of my longstanding significant alcohol and emotional difficulties. I strongly believe that I am an alcoholic and have accepted the need for immediate treatment for alcoh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2006

    "She Went 'Leaving Las Vegas'"

    Close readers might have noticed that I wrestled yesterday with the post about the death of Diann Slattery, the former Sun-Sentinel and Miami Today editor who died Monday at 46. I rewrote a specific part of it about six times -- publishing a different version here each time. It gnawed at me. I final ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    Praise the Lurid!

    Reverend Horton Heat

  • Music

    November 6, 2003

    XO, Elliott

    Rest in Peace, Elliott Smith (1969-2003)

  • Best of BPB

    May 16, 2002
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    May 16, 2002
  • News

    January 10, 2002

    Drug Holiday

    Once a leading gay activist, CenterOne cofounder Gary Steinsmith has fallen on hard times

  • Arts and Entertainment

    May 11, 2000

    Best Ensemble Cast

    How I Learned to Drive

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Down and Out in Broward County

    Many of the homeless are substance abusers who've spent most of their lives on the streets. And no new county system will change that.

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    The FBI's Most Wanted Agent

    When Jerry Sullivan was arrested for criminal behavior, he chose to blame an unexpected source: the FBI

  • Calendar

    September 10, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 10 - 16, 1998

  • News

    December 11, 1997