This November, throngs of Floridians will strap on their sandals and flop their way to the polls to cast ballots that may well be the end of Florida as we know it. That's right, folks. It's over. Kiss it all goodbye. Because on November's ballot is an amendment so evil and insidious that mere conta ... More >>
You spoke, we listened. Back by popular demand, welcome to this week's Mug-Shot Monday, a longstanding franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mugs from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, derp faces, and femmes fatale.
Friday's here, so it's time for beer. Every Friday, so long as the creek don't rise, this beer enthusiast will take a look at a Florida beer that, hopefully, should be readily available in a local shop or on tap at your favorite bar. When a beer is sold in a 4-pack, one can extrapolate a few thing ... More >>
For the second straight year, Phish has chosen to do its string of New Year's Eve shows in the frigid northeast at Madison Square Garden rather than coming down to South Florida for the occasion as the band has in years past. Yes, the guys are offering the consolation of webcasting the shows, but ... More >>
I arrived at work and found a pea-green bag on my desk with a note saying "I have no idea what this is." Printed across the top of the bag is "Vishwas," and "Roasted Chivda" along the bottom. In the spirit of this blog, I know I'm not allowed to hop online and find out exactly what this is, but I'm ... More >>
It is hard to overstate how crowded it was on the National Mall Sunday. I've been to New York City. I've been to Disney World. I've been to Phish concerts. But to be one amongst nearly a million human bodies is oddly disconcerting. Especially because it seemed like a good thirty percent of tho ... More >>
(Photo via Medeski, Martin & Wood's MySpace page.)Despite being a cool, downtown NYC jazz act with roots in the early Nineties avant-garde scene of John Lurie and John Zorn, no one loves Medeski, Martin & Wood like that patchouli-loving, Birkenstocks-on-the-weekend hippie in the next cubicl ... More >>
North Mississippi Allstars redefine the blues jam
You, You're a History in Rust (Constellation)
Colorado '88 (Jemp)
As videogames go indie, Outtakes imagines a few likely pairings.
Pull up the nets: there's no point in Phishing for the next big thing.
Show us your roots, baby!
The Broward Renaissance begins in Oakland Park
Inside In (Ropeadope)
Has Blues Traveler decided to kick out the jams once and for all?
Rot on top
Round Room (Elektra)
Trey Anastasio's Phish tales, Latin grooves, and Toyota Corolla
Industrious local musicians submit their latest offerings to Bandwidth's tender mercies
Fort Lauderdale softens its antiteen approach
Letters for March 2, 2000
Letters for February 17, 2000
Letters for February 10, 2000
Letters for January 27, 2000
What's it like to ring in the new millennium with 80,000 drug-addled Phish fans? Expensive. Noisy. Crowded. Uninspiring.