It's been a long journey, folks, but your patience has paid off. We're happy to bring you our final installment of the best list of the year: 100 things to do in Broward County before you die. Here ya go, friends -- the whole dang list! Enjoy! See also: 100 Things to Do in Broward County Before Yo ... More >>
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 >>
Herbert Breuer was born in Vienna Neustadt, Austria, in March 1924. When Hitler came to power, his father was taken to a concentration camp but released; the man and his sons fled to the U.S. in 1940, when Herb was 16. In 1942 at age 18, Breuer joined the U.S. Army as an engineer/tool-and-die maker ... 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 >>
Apparently Middle Child Day is a thing. And it is today. And Bruce Hopman, a former ad executive living in Fort Lauderdale, is on a mission to make sure everyone knows this. And he is using every means at his disposal. By which we mean, of course, the internet.
About two years, Mark Fee started brewing beer on his stove at home. The firefighter paramedic took up brewing as a hobby to let off steam. It didn't take long for some of his friends and fellow firefighters to join in on the brew making. It took only a few tries for the guys to figure out that th ... More >>
Oh for crapsake, Florida. On Tuesday, the Florida Board of Education agreed on a new strategic vision for the next six years: By 2018, a student's academic goals will be determined by race. For example: It will require 88 percent of white students to be proficient in reading but only 74 percent of ... More >>
"EXTREMEly bad decision, Lindsay."Now everyone is remembering a middling Billy Joel hit called "I Go to Extremes" because Lindsay Lohan tattooed some of its lyrics on her torso. (She's apparently not a Xiu Xiu fan.) The lines, "Clear as a crystal, sharp as a knife/ I feel like I'm in the prime of ... More >>
Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams begins his latest think piece, titled "Cutting Through Crisis," this way: "When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters: On represents danger, the other opportunity. I'm not sure if that's the literal translation, but prett ... More >>
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You never get over your championship season
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Give Up (Sub Pop)
Neil Burger fabricates Kennedy's Assassin, and he's mostly on target
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Reese Witherspoon goes home to Alabama, and it ain't sweet
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Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
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Fort Lauderdale's mayor packs a pistol, opposes gay rights, and hopes to hang 'em high
Grant-writer Maurice Connell has become a well-paid institution in Hollywood. How? The politics of power and money.
He's a hillbilly boor, a promotional genius, a political trickster, a lovable rogue, and a control freak. Preston Henn is also the owner of one of the biggest flea markets in the world.
The CDC is trying to determine what the residents of downtown Belle Glade already know -- that poverty, drugs, and prostitution are bad for your health