The average Tea Partier in South Florida is a lot more likely to look like this, Wilkinson says.NPR commentator and Fox News talking head Juan Williams has been all over the media lately dissecting the Tea Party movement. In an April 2 Wall Street Journal editorial, Williams decried the liberal ... More >>
Say... that's not the real Johnny V!This week on the blog:A Haitian Top Chef partners with Whole Foods to cook for his homeland.Hurricane Grill and Wings debuts its newest store in Boca Raton.OG American restaurateur Fred Harvey gets profiled in a new book, examined in this segment from NPR.Our 1 ... More >>
Thanks for nothing, Bernie!National media pundits try so hard to understand South Florida. Bless their hearts; they find the weird mix of hanging chads, Ponzi schemers, gator wrestlers, and condo flippers to be terribly confusing. And once in a while, they just flub completely.This morning on NPR ... More >>
Flickr user: therainstoppedForget this chick, Ira, and date us!It's that time a year again. All week, WLRN-FM (91.3) has been filled with the guilt-inducing sounds of yet another NPR fund drive. It's oppressive and embarrassing for everyone involved. Today on Morning Edition, Bonnie Berman cut to ... More >>
Here's a quandary: What do you do if you announce your candidacy for higher office, but nobody reports it? (Or at least nobody besides Juice?) If you're Bob Smith, former U.S. Senator from New Hampshire now semi-retired in Sarasota, you sorta pretend you never made the first announcement, then... ma ... More >>
"Gimme a cup 'o joe and an SOS"A recent NPR story on regional foods during the Great Depression, and the uncompleted WPA "America Eats" project, references Mark Kurlansky's recently published Food of a Younger Land ("a marvelous goulash of gastronomical oddities and antiques"). Kurlansky has catalog ... More >>
Tribune Co. Innovation Chief Lee Abrams is clearly more focused on the Tribune's 25 television stations than he is the newspapers right now. And, judging from his latest think pieces, he's not at all happy with the appearance of the company's anchors. In a recent piece, he decried the fact that ... More >>
Shawn Snyder finds a perfect mix of move and groove
Wordplay explores the cult of the crossword puzzle.
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran.
Your three-month forecast of the summer's top movies.
Not even Dr. John had a cure for Katrina
At the Mosaic Theatre, limping home from Iraq means renegotiating the family
The Baguette at Le Petit Pain and Celebrity Cheesecake
Dining at Tatu is a gamble
On the Global Tab
The Heatseekers braved bad smells, raw nerves, and limp hair on the road
Eric Alexandrakis, Sorority-Chick God?
The passing of the Philharmonic is a tragedy, but that doesn't mean the musicians don't have an attitude problem
The Herald? On the radio? Holy Moley.
Under pressure to fill the classical-music void, WLRN-FM braces for the fugue feud
Blue Screen Life (Ace Fu Records)
Letters for June 21, 2001
May 13-19, 1999