On April 19, an Israeli military officer, Col. Bentzi Gruber, came to Florida Atlantic University to give a presentation called "Ethics in the Field," explaining how the Israeli Defense Forces thwart attacks, and defending the Israeli military against accusations of human rights violations. Five s ... More >>
‚ÄčIt could be argued, and successfully, no doubt, that Peter Gabriel's two-pronged career has made him one of the most innovative and ingenious musicians of the modern era. That reputation sprung to life at the helm of Genesis and then reached full bloom with a solo career that continued to aw ... More >>
Senate Bill 830 is one of those horribly-written pieces of legislation so hung up on maintaining its own official-soundingness that it takes two or three read-throughs to figure out what the damned thing means. Read it here, and be amazed at your own capacity for boredom and bemusement.Police office ... More >>
A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.
Guantánamo Bay has gotta go!
Protesters say illegals take our jobs, bring in leprosy, and, grrr, sell ice cream from bicycles
He left the war behind to enter a whole new controversy
Most Uruguayans chomp down that stuff grilling on the parrilla and little else.
Life's a speech and then you turn 30.
Had to comment on this column in The Miami Herald by Sam Terilli, a professor at the University of Miami's School of Communication and a former general counsel at the newspaper. He expounds on the Marti Ten and ultimately blames ... the government: [A] fair degree of the responsibility for ... More >>
Soulfull Saturday was a success in spite of a certain dawdling diva.
Memorial Fest will keep reggae fans happy for years.
Father Gerard Jean-Juste is no outlaw. He's a Magic City hero.
Far from their homophobic homeland, expatriate Jamaican gays are haunted by the same old ghosts
The brutal slaying of an activist spurs an outcry against bigotry
A 62-year-old convict was killed while working outside the slammer. BSO ain't talking about it.
Talking war with dissident Jim Mullins is good for a battle-scarred psyche
Florida's senator should get out before he gets in
Time once again to sift through the latest in local-band recordings
Pank Shovel submits to an ideological litmus test ó and scores poorly, according to ex-guitarist Tom Mestnick
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Hacking trees in the subtropics is ecologically ugly. It's also illegal.
Julian Jorge Reyes was a child of Castro's revolution who turned against his leader. Now he's taking on el exilio.
The Bahamas. Sun, fun, and upscale resorts, right? Add murder to the mix, and throw in a Third World-style underclass.
The weapon du jour of South Florida cops is the Sage SL-6, a gun that shoots big rubber bullets that hurt like hell but don't kill. They hope.