Former Florida Gov. (and little brother ta Dubya) Jeb Bush has been making the rounds on morning television shows to talk about his new book, which, COINCIDENTALLY, happens to be about probably the most important issue that will preoccupy us all from now until 2016. Imergration, y'all! But, as it ... More >>
Local cookbook author Chad Thilborger will be at The Atlantic Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday discussing his new book, Whole Heap of Goodness.Like most Floridians, Thilborger is a transplant. And like most transplants, though he loves his adopted home, he cherishes memor ... More >>
This morning, I wrote a mean blog post about attorney Jose Baez's upcoming book, Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story, coming out in July. I called it a "'let's make some cash off Casey Anthony' book" and called Baez "the guy who sold bikinis on the internet before writing a bottom-feedi ... More >>
Michael BennettChef Michael Bennett writes a workbook Michael Bennett isn't content to just sit around on a rare day off from his executive chef job at Bimini Boatyard. Instead of sunning or fishing, Bennett writes. With two Caribbean-influenced cookbooks under his belt, In The Land o ... More >>
Amazon.comCan't even cook an egg? This book may be for you.This past week, Food Network's Worst Cooks in America was searching for truly horrible cooks at a Miami open casting call. While there, Clean Plate Charlie encountered people who set fire to their houses, made their dogs sick and glued fo ... More >>
Culinary innovator Fred Harvey at his finest.The name Fred Harvey might not hold the same weight these days as say, Rachael Ray or even Bob Evans. But during the late 1800s, Harvey's name was synonymous with culinary excellence. Operator of the first chain of restaurants to service the burgeoning ... More >>
Elizabeth Gilbert was forced to marry her boyfriend.For critics who thought her best-selling travel memoir Eat, Pray, Love was a collection of self-indulgent ramblings from an overly privileged woman, Elizabeth Gilbert came prepared to live up to their worst expectations Saturday night.She began ... More >>
Mathews: Make em laugh"We'd love it if the world turned vegan tomorrow," Dan Mathews says breathlessly. Mathews is senior vice president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the controversial animal rights group founded by Ingrid Newkirk in 1980. When I spoke to Mathews by phone ... More >>
I haven't been a very good Pulp caretaker lately due to a long piece that is kicking my ass hard. This thing had me feeling like Tom Hulce at the end of Amadeus, only I was surrounded by a thousand times more papers and F. Murray Abraham wasn't there to help. Oh, and it wasn't a mas ... More >>
Jackie Bueno Sousa is the new lying propagandist -- oh shit, I mean "conservative voice" -- for the Miami Herald and right off the bat some yahoo is claiming she basically committed plagiarism in herer first column . A little-known blog is calling for Sousa to leave journalism after ... More >>
Author Benoit Denizet-Lewis, a regular contributor to the New York Times Magazine, recently came out as a sex addict in the pages of the Modern Love section. He's on the last leg of his first book tour, promoting America Anonymous: Eight Addicts in Search of a Life, and last night he appear ... More >>
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Just try writing a book about orchid thieves in South Florida and unwittingly including some errors. Then watch the critics bloom.