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Brandon Thorp

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Western Broward County Versus Hollywood: Pitting the Best of Our Ethnic Food Territories

    ​Clean Plate Charlie is pitting our eight best dining areas against each other in a March Madness-style bracket. Later this month, we'll crown a winner -- an undisputed champion city that can boast to have the best food scene in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Below, read up on No. 4 seeded Weste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    And So It Begins ...

    Very soon (today, supposedly), posts will appear on this blog authored by strange names like "Lisa Rab," "Stefan Kamph," "Michael Cohen," and "Brandon K. Thorp." Well, they aren't that strange -- those of you who read the Juice blog already know the work of these fine reporters, so it won't be ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    Andrew Breitbart's Peeps Go After New Times

    Keeping America safe -- from men without testicles.​On April 22, Allen West gave a now-famous speech to a group called Women Impacting the Nation explaining that the most pressing duty of strong, American women is to breed and support strong, American men. I reported on this fascinating content ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Letter to Allen West (Re: "Slapping Israel in the Face")

    JoinRick, via Flickr​Letter sent to Rep. Allen West of Florida's 22nd District. Awaiting response. Col. West:Greetings. My name is Brandon K. Thorp, and I covered the last month of your campaign for New Times. As you know, I think that you are a disingenuous and bloodthirsty man and that you have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    New Times Freelancer Makes OUT100 List

    There's currently a preview of the OUT100 list on out.com.​According to southfloridagaynews.com New Times freelancers Penn Bullock and his partner, Brandon K. Thorp were named one (or two) of OUT Magazine's OUT100.The couple was flown up to New York for a film shoot at The Pierre a month and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Anti-Vaccination Advocates Propose Florida Autism Study Based on "Junk Science"

    Dr. Mark Geier​This week, Miami New Times has a story about Gary Kompothecras, the Sarasota chiropractor and close friend of Gov. Charlie Crist who's been pressuring the Florida Department of Health to hand over sealed immunization records to a father-son team of anti-vaccination advocates.There a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Rev. Dozier Speaks About Holy Water Attack at Pompano School

    My New Times colleague Brandon K. Thorp managed to reach Rev. O'Neal Dozier today to ask him about the holy-water splashing incident that is the basis for the meeting today between Dozier and pastors from a dozen other local churches. Here's what Dozier said:"It's so simple. it doesn't merit a discu ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 5, 2009
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    November 3, 2009

    Order Up: Callaro's Prime Steak and Seafood

    ​I expected not to like Callaro's Prime, a very old-fashioned steak house in Manalapan and subject of this week's Dish review. But my friend and New Times' theater critic Brandon K. Thorp convinced me the 8-year-old gin joint can cook the hell out of a steak. We dined there a couple of weeks ago b ... More >>

  • Arts and Entertainment

    October 29, 2009
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    September 3, 2009
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    July 30, 2009
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    May 14, 2009
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    February 26, 2009
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    February 12, 2009
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    February 3, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll: Best Theater Company

    They've got the shows you love and the actors you love to see, so now give them some love by nominating the best theater company in Broward and Palm Beach counties.Need some suggestions? Click here for an archive of articles by New Times theater critic Brandon K. Thorp.Add your winner to the comment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Football & Margaritas

    Football and margaritas. There is less than one month left of football season; less than one month to transform your culturally bankrupt, Dorito- and Budweiser-filled Sundays on the couch into something genuinely awesome. And for that purpose, we suggest Moquila the classy nu-Mexican joint in Mizner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    And You'll Get Lobster in Delray

    Linda Bean, granddaughter of Maine's L. L. Bean, is bringing us lobster. Though new to the foodie business, she's got her own warf, her own fishermen, and now her own concept: lobster rolls, each with a full ¼ of meat, fresh and perfect and dripping butter on your grateful lap, all over the country ... More >>

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    December 23, 2008

    A Real Nice Clambake

    Coming to a beach near you.This is a weird time of the year for transplanted New Englanders. On the one hand, Florida's balmy wintertime tropicality is the reason we came here. On the other, wintertime in Florida always feels like a bit of a gyp. We get a little home sick, and we know it's illogical ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    Sauced at Tijuana

    Apparently, the Tijuana Flats Burrito Co. has finally opened up a location in South Florida. It's about time. Tijuana Flats is a Floridian company, after all, straight out of Winter Haven, and they've got branches in four states already. We ordinarily wouldn't get so excited about a chain restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2008

    Atheist Pulpit: About That Choir of Angels...

    The Juice has invited New Times theater critic, Brandon K. Thorp, to provide a running critique of one of the region's most popular, most enduring stage shows: Sunday service at Calvary Chapel in Fort Lauderdale. With nearly 20,000 members it is the state's biggest church. In his first installment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Morton's Hatches an Egg

    My steak is bigger than your steak.Super-corporate, super-expensive, super-good Morton's Steakhouse cuts the ribbon on a brand new (and totally unnecessary) Fort Lauderdale branch on December 14. That's at 500 E. Broward Blvd -- which, we suppose, will be a convenient spot for the few local carnivor ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    Don't Try This At Home, and other reasons to eat at Lulu's

    Deep frying a turkey can destroy your home, kill your neighbors, and ruin your life. It happened to a friend of mine. This was in Chicago, some years back. He turned on his heating element -- something red and dangerous looking, made by a company with a Japanese sounding name -- and filled a li ... More >>

  • Film

    November 6, 2008

    Stick With It, Movie Fans

    FLIFF: Sex, growing up, and a spurious comeback

  • Music

    October 23, 2008

    Primate on the Rocks

    In a Wilton Manors bar, the monkeys are cool and the Cocksuckers are creamy

  • Film

    October 23, 2008

    Take It to the Bank

    FLIFF wins one, then hits a downturn

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    September 30, 2008

    No More Martinis!

    The simple art of boozing at The Field. God, we’re sick of martinis. September was a martini month. Maybe it was an instinctive reaction to the credit crisis; maybe some eternally blotto neuron in our brains forced us to drain our checking accounts while the draining was good, and re-invest the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    Gay Speed Dating at Java Boys

    I have so much love to give. Serious serial monogamy There have always been things to love about Java Boys in Wilton Manors. Besides the best mocha in the world (seriously: everybody else skimps on the chocolate), Java Boys has pretty good pound cakes, comfy sofas, a friendly clientele, and a ceili ... More >>

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    September 9, 2008
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    September 3, 2008

    Sushi & Stroll at the Morikami

    Feeling the beat with Ronin Taiko A few years ago the Cornell Cafe at the Morikami Museum & Japanese Garden got a big boost when The Food Network declared it one of the three best museum eateries in the country. So I went, and lemme tell you: The award does not bode well for the quality of museum f ... More >>

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    August 26, 2008
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    August 21, 2008

    Gong Show Returns

    Remember The Gong Show? Talentless hacks interrupted in mid-performance by a huge, cruel gong, signaling to the whole world the imminent and permanent separation of the hapless artists from the airwaves (and from their egos)? The concept is back at Dada’s (52 N. Swinton Ave), every Monday night at ... More >>

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    August 12, 2008
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    August 5, 2008
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    July 29, 2008
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    July 25, 2008

    Weekly Purge: Edition #3

    What a week it's been. There are some Fridays where all you want to do is slink into a stiff drink and start the weekend a dozen or so hours early, and boy is this one of them. Gail was on vacay in the Big Apple this week, but still managed to come up with some great posts (details below, natch) whi ... More >>

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    July 23, 2008
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    July 10, 2008
  • Dining

    June 26, 2008

    Diet for a Broke Planet

    A brief guide to eating well in tough times

  • Film

    April 10, 2008

    Kids and Scoundrels

    That other, smaller, more manageable film festival

  • News

    January 31, 2008
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    November 1, 2007

    Campy to the Max

    Sexina does it, damn it, and she does it on purpose

  • Film

    October 18, 2007

    Reach, Moonwalker!

    Astronauts are just ordinary people with an infinite perspective

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    August 16, 2007

    Letters for August 16-22, 2007

    It's a Freakin' Show

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    August 9, 2007

    Letters for August 9-15, 2007

    The Sameness of It All

  • Music

    May 17, 2007
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    April 12, 2007
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    January 18, 2007
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    November 30, 2006
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    November 23, 2006
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