Let's say yo. . . err . . . no, your friend, happened to illegally download some porn over the last year or so. Now, your friend knew he was breaking the law when he did it. And sure, it's gross, but he was sad and cripplingly lonely and they had just installed high-speed Wi-Fi in his condo building ... More >>
The idea of swallowing down morning coffee alongside some front-page libertarian bloviation courtesy of a Koch-owned Sun Sentinel isn't sitting too well with some. Last week, we sent out a smoke signal about the possible media sale everyone is talking about: The South Florida daily's parent -- the T ... More >>
From the uncharted universe next door that is government on the Seminole reservation, comes a likely first for Native Americans: a former tribal leader is going to prison on tax evasion charges.David Cypress, a member of the Seminole tribal council until 2010, was convicted of filing a false tax ret ... More >>
Previously: What if new Sun-Sentinel owners decide to sell?If you hadn't noticed, it's a hell of a time to be in the newspaper business. Last month, we wondered aloud about the imminent sale of the Tribune newspaper company -- which includes our local beacon of truth and coupons, the Sun-Sentinel -- ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions and observations about the local scene. This week: Two very different backstage scenarios...
Considering the fact that this column is called Backstage in South Florida, I found it interesting to note the differences in a p ... More >>
Back in February 17, 2009, Congress set the final deadline for the HDTV transition.
Most local television stations now broadcast in high definition, and with the hard times we live in nowadays, we thought a cheap alternative to cable television might help.
Now go build your nonfancy HDTV antenn ... More >>
Flikr.comFast food restaurant chains looking to add alcohol to the menu to boost sales keep coming to South Florida as a testing ground. First it was the Burger King Whopper Bars, which placed two of the chain's six locations pairing beer and burgers in Florida. Now Sonic Drive-in ... More >>
Though greyhound racing in Florida pre-dates pro football, baseball, just about every other kind of entertainment, the dog tracks in Broward and Miami-Dade have been losing money on the moribund industry. Dan Adkins, the president of the Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center in Hallandale Beach, ... More >>
via ICMPalm Beach Gardens company, ICM Registry, was established in 1999 for the sole purpose of gaining approval for ".xxx" web addresses and subsequently selling them. After a 10-year battle, ICM took one step closer to its goal on Friday, when ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and ... More >>
Or maybe porn drives the tech industry here. In either case, it's an interesting consideration, since both industries are on the rise and both are huge sectors of employment in the orange juice capital of the world. http://www.sxc.hu/Florida tech scene is hot.Most of the actors who come to ... More >>