It's easy to look at the bizarre and terrible history of Nazi Germany and focus solely on the millions of victims. Or to make a fetish of the perpetrators and inadvertently honor their crimes. But what I found most compelling in the Compass Center exhibit "Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945" ... More >>
A Bradenton Starbucks just got a whole lot classier last week, after a woman was arrested on Thursday for allegedly masturbating inside the coffee joint. According to the probable-cause affidavit, 29-year-old Jennifer Piranian was sitting in the lobby of a Bradenton Starbucks when she was seen plea ... More >>
Rep. Allen WestThe Library of Congress will forever hold on to a copy of a House Resolution condemning Rep. Allen West's "repugnant" conduct for comparing Democrats to Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels.The resolution lived for a total of 26 minutes and 13 seconds yesterday afternoon, before m ... More >>
Rep. Allen West, the self-proclaimed Harriet Tubman.The sun rose again this morning, meaning another entry in the expanding catalog of Shit Allen Says.Let's preface Rep. Allen West's most recent outlandish statement with the disclaimer he gave shortly after his explanation of the Democratic Party ... More >>
Like boom boom boom. Whether you're a weapons buff who stockpiles M16s, or a weekend warrior who catches deer dinners with top-notch buckshot, the gun and knife expo at War Memorial Auditorium this Saturday and Sunday can definitely take care of all your shooting and stabbing needs. Suncoast ... More >>
Surrounded by enemies, but smiling.Tuesday on Coulter Watch, I tried defending SoFla's sexiest pundit for her Q&A performance at last week's CPAC. I stand by my defense. In those twenty minutes, she seemed to honestly wrestle with issues of concern to both her and her audience. And if she cam ... More >>
Before and after.The state-owned French railway company that hopes to supply Florida with high-speed trains launched a publicity campaign recently to help combat criticisms of its Nazi past. The campaign includes a web page titled "Heritage" that claims to detail the Societe Nationale des Chamins ... More >>
flickr.comThere was no Satanic altar. There was no blood. There was no animal sacrifice. And as far as I could tell from talking to people at the Pagan Pride Day Celebration Picnic, held this weekend at the at Unitarian Universalist Church in Fort Lauderdale, there was nobody who believed anythin ... More >>
FlickrAllen West has a habit of comparing Obama policies with those from Nazi Germany. A polarizing Republican candidate, annoyed by the presence at a campaign rally of a videographer hired by his opposition, uses a metaphor that suggests a profound cultural insensitivity. Sound familiar?In 2006, ... More >>
Well, congressional candidate Allen West had to do something to stand out at last week's CPAC. That's newly posted video of his speech. At 3:35, he says:A nation goes to war against an ideology. We are against something that is a totalitarian, theocratic, political ideology, and it is called Islam. ... More >>
FlickrOh no! Look like they've already chipped the president!Nice try, VeriChip, but your plot to implant mankind with the "mark of the beast" was foiled by Mark Cole, Virginia delegate. VeriChip, a Delray Beach company that was purchased earlier this month by IBM, makes an FDA-approved microchip ... More >>
Our film reviewers put their minds together and came up with their favorite films of the year. Let's hear it for teamwork!
Here's a look at what's happening in South Florida this Tuesday morning:Derek Hayward of WSVN-7 delivered a methodical, metaphor-rich report of Monday at the Scott Rothstein estate, where boats and luxury cars were seized by federal agents. "I'm alone now," intoned Rothstein. "I have very few fri ... More >>
Last night, angry parents faced off with school officials at Sunrise Middle School. The meeting was spurred by the case of Paula Johnson, an embattled teacher who was removed from her classroom after allegations of misconduct. A close friend of Johnson's, Wendy Frank, claims the teacher ... More >>
An historic meeting of minds and naughty bits at the Promethean Theatre. A Report on the Banality of Love
The world premiere of Hatchetman is the best television not on TV.
Although impossibly young, the actors in this FAU production pull off an old subject beautifully.
Growing up in the glare of Communism
Florida Stage's The Good German skips the moral complexities
Skinny Puppy at Revolution
Fort Lauderdale city employees'wearing gags
Wallace Shawn's characters take a twisting stroll through history at the Sol Theatre
A library exhibit offers some good art but forgets about the long road traveled
Immoral morons versus peaceniks
The curtain closes with class on the area's top film showcase
Letters for September 27, 2001
The South Florida Aryan Alliance, the World Church of the Creator, the Aryan Werwulfes: They're here, they're white, get used to it
Letters for January 18, 2001
Letters for March 23, 2000
Broward's Coral Ridge Ministries says it's merely running an educational outreach. So why is it using politics to campaign against gay rights?