Photo by C. StilesCobra Staubs can head back to work soon.‚ÄčA year ago, Fort Lauderdale bail bondsman William "Cobra" Staubs nearly ended his 30-year career by searching for missing 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings. Cobra was slapped with a felony charge of false imprisonment when he tried to arrest acc ... More >>
Last week's New Times cover story features William Staubs, AKA "Cobra," a Fort Lauderdale bail bondsman with a Forrest Gump-like knack for getting involved in high-profile cases. One of his best jobs was a stint shadowing O.J. Simpson after the football star was arrested for attempting to steal s ... More >>
Well, my friends, I had hoped to provide you with a dispatch about the Washington, D.C., performance of painter Michael Israel, an awe-inspiring, mulleted dude who was booked to speed-paint a portrait of Barack Obama at an inaugural ball called the Virginia Black Tie and Blue Dominion Ball. Virginia ... More >>
The curious case of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ben Stiller's Hollywood send-up lacks firepower
When somebody offers to "purify" your possessions, call the bunko squad
The Aftermath (Not Mine, But Close Enough) Well, Turkey Weekend is winding down. For the Pulp, Thanksgiving isn't a day, it's a four-day binge of bird and football. Anyway, John DeGroot has sent along a Thanksgiving letter in which he celebrates the feast of life found here in South Florida every da ... More >>
Like the real thing, Table Tennis shouldn't be played alone.
Earl Maucker (looking blurry at right) done good. I don't say that very often. Sometimes I even criticize him. Some of you might even believe that I don't think he's fit to be editor of the Sun-Sentinel. Not so. I think he's an honorable guy and decent newspaper steward who sometimes makes bad dec ... More >>
Spielberg's Munich rehashes a tale we've heard before
The Warped Tour says: Give us your allowance!
Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9/11 comedy
Johnny Mitchell gave up football for his tiny, disabled daughter. But the dream dies hard.
Or, why Tom Hanks isn't Steve Guttenberg
KC spreads a little Sunshine on Sunday
Kevin Spacey discovers his inner rogue in The Shipping News
Holiday Gift Guide 2001
Brazil's Forrest Gump makes a pit stop in the Sunshine State
Reneé Zellweger and Morgan Freeman stalk their dreams in Nurse Betty
Inspired by Patty Hearst, Cecil B. Demented rails against the dying of the cinema
The only thing more boring than the surface of this Ford/Pfeiffer "thriller" is What Lies Beneath
Chuck & Buck is sweet and funny, but its underlying edginess may not be for everyone
The Green Mile
The Bahamas. Sun, fun, and upscale resorts, right? Add murder to the mix, and throw in a Third World-style underclass.
June 25 - July 1, 1998