When John McClane lost his family, the movies lost much of John McClane
Earlier this week, a 35-year-old Jacksonville man, Christopher Chaney, pleaded guilty to charges that he hacked into celebrity email accounts and leaked nude photos of several of them, including Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis. He faces up to 60 years in prison, according to the Associated Pres ... More >>
Michael J. MooneyAntonio Balta has served six years of a 20 year sentence.When the state Clemency Board meets for the final time later this week, the four-person commission might, against better judgment, pardon long-dead rocker Jim Morrison. And the board may look at the case of a condemned Sout ... More >>
karen ideringWhat's this? One of the guys from Interpol is down at Fort Lauderdale beach today? Which one? Is it an acoustic/unplugged show on the sand? A little beach volleyball? A Joy Division tribute set in the sun? What??
It was less than six months ago that national retailer Target completely ditched farm-raised salmon in favor of the environmentally conscious wild-caught variety. Now Whole Foods is getting in on the action. The national retailer has announced it will carry only Marine Stewardship Council-certifi ... More >>
Everyone expected that Charles Bronson, commissioner of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, would opt out of the race for governor. The only suspense was whether Bronson would fire a parting shot at Florida Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer. And... yep!doacs.state.fl.usCha ... More >>
Flickr User: drewanteyeTill recently, every poll for the 2010 Florida election was filled with "ifs." If Crist runs for Senate will you vote for him? If Alex Sink runs for governor, will you vote for her? With the flurry of campaign announcements the last few weeks, the new poll from Mason-Dixon is ... More >>
This blog has neglected the 2010 mid-term elections that are only 18 (eighteen!!) months away. It is the longest game of musical chairs. Ever.In the race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, Kendrick Meek has surged to frontrunner status, raising $1.8 million in the first quarter -- roughl ... More >>
Make my movie.
Mongol paints a historically hazy but kick-ass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan
There are Tío Tacos of all nationalities
Mexican music lovers aren't biased
A reader (and college teacher) sent me this beautifully written e-mail -- and it pounds a little newspaper called the DeSoto Sun over the head with a stick. It can get real bad out there, people. Dear Bob, Please clone yourself and send the doppelganger over here to Florida's West coast. We ma ... More >>
Why Mexicans love the big-screen blood and guts.