Everyone, lay off Dan Marino. So he's got a love child. Who doesn't these days? Man random woman = love child is an equation that's deeply rooted in the annals of human history. Going all the way back to the nation's founding, love children came, and love children went. Thomas Jefferson had six. ... More >>
Ted Breaux didn't set out to become the master distiller of Lucid absinthe -- the first genuine absinthe to be sold stateside in close to 100 years. The New Orleans native had pursued a career as a research scientist after studying microbiology and chemistry, graduating from Harvard, Louisiana ... More >>
President Obama was in Florida yesterday during a bus tour, hitting up Melbourne, West Palm Beach, and inexplicably getting a bear hug from a pizza guy. Obama spoke to roughly 6,000 people at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, telling them that if he can win Florida, he will win the election. ... More >>
Edward Gorey was a glorious eccentric.
Update: Aaand... he's out! Details after the jump.Brady then... and now.In April 2008, New Times profiled Robert "Chas" Brady, who was facing fraud charges for passing himself off as a lawyer and Harvard grad when, in fact, he hadn't even gone to college. The six-foot-two, well-spoken 27-year-old ... More >>
FlickrWest posing with the Sacred Text.Retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was a former Navy man -- the lone former serviceman on the high court -- and so some observers expected President Barack Obama to nominate a justice with a military background. Or at least, that appears to be ... More >>
Hoops hero Rumeal Robinson blew a fortune on strippers, got indicted, and left his mom homeless.
OK, they cook up some zany ideas over there at the Florida Progressive Coalition Blog, but this one takes the cake: To challenge the otherwise-inevitable Charlie Crist victory in the 2010 U.S. Senate race, blogger Mark Weaver is casting Miami Beach resident celebrity Matt Damon in the role of Democr ... More >>
Hollywood ophthalmologist Alan Mendelsohn is one of Charlie Crist's closest political allies, a leader on the governor's transition team who helped raise Crist and other Republicans huge amounts of cash for their campaigns during the past decade. Mendelsohn may ... More >>
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