Schadenfreude is a dish best served hot. So it was with great relish we learned that one of our least favorite people, Nixon protege/apologist and political hitman Roger Stone, folded like a cheap suit on L.A. talk radio last week at the first sign of resistance to Stone's current scam, a book on th ... More >>
E. Howard Hunt was a key political figure during the 1950s and 60s. He graduated from Brown University, served in WWII and joined the CIA in 1949. Stationed in Mexico City, he supervised conservative William F. Buckley. In Guatemala, he helped overthrow the government, partly by airing radio broadca ... More >>
Fresh off their defeat in trying to get public funds to renovate their stadium, the Miami Dolphins are planning to throw their hat into the ring and bid for the 2018 Super Bowl. It's that kind of up and attem! attitude that's made this football franchise the perpetual 7-9 denizens of mediocrity for ... More >>
Stone metaphors too numerous to name -- a landslide of them? -- came to mind when I learned that rightwing political hit man Roger Stone had joined Lotus land lefty director Oliver Stone in the JFK conspiracy corps. The rightwing Stone, a former Nixon confidante, has co-authored a new book on JFK's ... More >>
At a Monday night food truck roundup in downtown Hollywood's Young Circle people walk by David Peck's Box of Chacos truck and squint their eyes trying to grasp what the former Tap 42 chef is serving. "This is too much for me," one woman concedes before walking away. That "too much" includes a five ... More >>
There are still changes afoot at Elliot Wolf's Fort Lauderdale barbecue restaurant Red Cow that in late May joined his growing restaurant empire that includes G&B Oyster Bar, Coconuts, and the Foxy Brown. Wolf said it's the hardest opening he's yet to endure. "Everyone has their interpretation of ... More >>
If you've spent more than five minutes in South Florida, you know who Paul Castronovo is. As part of the Paul and Young Ron Show, Castronovo has woken up more South Floridians than a strong cup of Cuban coffee. The Paul and Young Ron morning radio show is much more than the usual comedic high jinks ... More >>
Last week, we told you about how Tim Tebow was slated to speak at gay-hating, Muslim-hating, Jew-hating Texas preacher Robert Jeffress' megachurch but then dropped out of doing so after suddenly realizing Jeffress was such a hateful dude. But the First Baptist Dallas Church pastor ain't sitting idl ... More >>
Once upon a time, there was a bar. Said bar sat in a nondescript strip mall in a semi-suburban neighborhood, its door guarded by burly bouncers in cowboy hats. It was home to a mechanical bull, line dancing lessons and lots of camo. And in what far away land did this bar reside? Why Davie, of course ... More >>
President Obama welcomed the Miami Heat to the White House on Monday afternoon to honor the team for kicking everyone's ass in the 2012 NBA Finals. Obama cited a pickup game some of the members of the Heat participated in with the president on his birthday as the real reason the Heat were able to g ... More >>
In what is the least shocking news ever, the Miami Dolphins headed into Dallas yesterday and proceeded to get blasted in the face by a bazooka at the hands of the Cowboys to the tune of 30-13.So now the 2012 Dolphins join the 1966 and 1989 teams that went winless in the preseason. And if you look it ... More >>
See also: the latest on Aguiar's disappearance, and the lawsuit against Aguiar spurred by this natural-gas deal.In 2003, Texas geologist John Amoruso had a hunch that there was a lot of natural gas, and big money, in a previously unexplored geological area about midway between Houston and Dallas.It ... More >>
All they wanted to do was fly from L.A. to Fort Lauderdale.About 100 passengers were stuck in Houston on Sunday after an unruly 81-year-old man forced a Spirit Air red-eye flight to make an emergency landing in Texas, according to ABC News. The man was "like, touching everybody," according to one pa ... More >>
There's an ongoing debate about the merits -- or lack thereof -- of the barbecue scene in South Florida. For every diehard devotee of some Broward or Palm Beach County joint, it seems you'll find an equally passionate 'cue fan who claims the goods are few and far between in our region. Carol Vu, a f ... More >>
Two local South Florida chefs are competing in a fiery battle to see who has the best grill skills in the Walmart Choice competition. The grill-off, sponsored by Kingsford charcoal and Coca-Cola, will have the executive chef and sous chef of Miami's Red Fish Grill battle it out in a head-to-head com ... More >>
Add a new chapter to the Red Hot Chili Peppers' nearly three-decade history of highs and lows: Anthony Kiedis has a bum foot, and the band's U.S. tour has been postponed. Originally, the dates were set to begin in South Florida at BankAtlantic Center on January 20 -- which is already sold out -- ... More >>
Rick Scott: Family man?When Gov. Rick Scott, a rising star of the Tea Party movement, signed into law a bill May 31 requiring that Florida's welfare recipients pass drug tests, he didn't mention how close to home the issue hits. Scott has a brother in Texas who gets welfare -- and might also hav ... More >>
CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled.
The great American game is another chance to foist false research on a gullible media.
Photo by Justin TerveenLast night, the universe decided to gift humans with an early Christmas present: a total lunar eclipse. This all came the morning of the Winter Solstice, the day of the year with the fewest hours of daylight for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere. Sure, lunar ec ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsRoss Williams says he just wants Ricky Williams to know what great relatives he's got in Dallas. And $2.5 million.Through the Miami Dolphins' media relations, Ricky Williams says there is no truth to a Dallas man's claims that he is the running back's estranged father.But ... More >>
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