If you're heading to IKEA in Sunrise to pick up some cheap furniture and a snack, don't worry too much about finding remnants of Trigger in your lunch.Earlier in the week, authorities in the Czech Republic detected horse meat in IKEA meatballs. Initially, the furniture company removed meatballs from ... More >>
Barack Obama is super down with The Gays. And, in another showing of being so, he's thrown his support behind Florida's bid to host the 2018 Gay Games via a letter to the organizing committee. The Gay Games have yet to pick a host nation for 2018. Orlando joins London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Lim ... More >>
Chef Andy Trousdale, an expat form northern England has been in the South Florida culinary scene for a number of years. A former yacht chef and culinary instructor at the Art Institute, he's had ample experience with teaching culinary enthusiasts about a wide range of strange and exotic foods. ... More >>
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 >>
Ever wonder how Van Gogh vodka got its name? According to the company's Master Distiller Tim Vos, the Dutch-made vodkas -- which feature more than 20 specialty flavors -- have as much color and character as famous Dutch painter, Vincent Van Gogh. OK, so that was an obvious answer, but here's so ... More >>
Broward State Attorney Mike Satz, who has held the office for 837 years and counting, has rarely faced a serious challenger in his reelection bids. This November, he'll be running against Republican Jim Lewis, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer who most recently ran (unsuccessfully) for attorney general.The m ... More >>
Fivedollarones via Flickr Creative CommonsEven the jolly ol' elf needs a break once in awhile. Naughty Santa shenanigans, hula dancing holiday hotties, happy hour toy drives at surf bars -- must be December in South Florida. This week's calendar is filled with opportunities to get into the spirit ... More >>
Ingrid Pastorius, who was married to virtuoso electric bassist Jaco Pastorius between 1979 and 1985, died on Monday from complications following an aortic aneurysm, according to a source close to the family. She was 61.
Tim Smith"Here is a black male hooker working black hooker road tonight."Tim Smith, the former city commissioner who once ran for mayor against Jim Naugle and is a frequent jogging buddy of Mayor Jack Seiler, runs a blog in which he sounds off on local issues. He blogged earlier this year about t ... More >>
NBC Universal Fabio Viviani Recap: on Last Week's Top Chef, the chefs were taken out on the S.S. Minnow for a three hour tour and fish fry. Carla won a trip to Amsterdam and both Jamie (finally) and Tiffany were sent packing. Quickfire Challenge: The cheftestants walk into Le B ... More >>
Your Big Picture Cafe Looks comfy, huh? Davie is Broward's equivalent of Big Sky country, with a healthy dollop of melting pot ethnography strewn across its otherwise homogenous vista. At Dunkin' Donuts, you'll see confederate flag tattooed folk and DKNY- garbed ladies with Hermes Kelly Bags cha ... More >>
-- Tamarac Mayor Beth Talabisco, a figure in the ongoing State Attorney's Office corruption investigation, was released from Broward General Hospital on Sunday after undergoing surgery for a serious medical condition. The Pulp wishes her a speedy recovery to good health. What impact&n ... More >>
The yacht where Florida's Senate candidate offered celebrities a chance at redemption.Senate candidate Jeff Greene has taken a beating in the national press this week for all the mayhem that has occurred aboard his 145-foot yacht, the Summerwind. Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson told Spor ... More >>
Courtesy Theresa KewleyOllie the OctopusESPN would have you believe that Spain won the World Cup, and sure, there's some merit to that. But the true hero of the 2010 games was Paul, the "psychic" German octopus who correctly predicted the winner of Germany's seven matches as well as the champions ... More >>
For the past week, Sen. George LeMieux has been obsessed with skimmers. So obsessed that he's found one to match his salmon tie, as you can see above. Recently, Politifact.com busted out its bullshit detector and put LeMieux's claims to the test.
Flickr user: Newfie BulletThe Blazing Paddles find open arms in Hollywood.The City of Hollywood rarely gets a chance to shine as a beacon of political sanity. But after a strange, months-long tussle between dragon boaters, a lone kayaker, and Broward County commissioners, the scrappy city now loo ... More >>
Maybe there's method in the seeming madness of Adam Hasner's right-wing associations. The House majority leader from Boca Raton sparked controversy in late April when he took a break from the state budget to make public appearances with anti-Islam Dutch politician Geert Wilders. Based on exit polls ... More >>
The fun starts early next week with some Tuesday and Wednesday parties. Here are a few highlights.
Locos por Juana, still skanking after all these years
Welcome to Wellington, home of hot studs, deep tans, and the mother of all custody showdowns. The child in question? A stallion named Bam Bam.
Respectable Street's sweet 19 Lowebows, octabongs, and love!
After 22 years, Ween is still keepin' it brown.
And the band plays on
Don't take Grandma to the International Extreme Music Festival
The mandolin: a journey deep into the heart of darkness
Holland's quirky cult band keeps spreading that legendary pink stuff
Discovering Mastodon's North American metal heroics
Two plays tackle life when home is yanked away
Minding the store with Boca Raton turntablist DJ Hardware
Dalva Duarte's visceral work dominates the lineup at the Coral Springs Museum of Art
The recent bust of a Hollywood importer sheds light on an illegal reptile trade that has adventurous smugglers making easy money
May 21 - 27, 1998
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