"The erection was today," Chaz Stevens announced via phone. The Deerfield Beach activist and "militant atheist" made it up to Tallahassee to install his festivus pole in the rotunda of the state Capitol at 9 a.m. today. His antics are to make a point about the separation of church and state. St ... More >>
Last week, Luther Campbell, AKA Uncle Luke, AKA Miami New Times columnist, exploded the internet with his off-the-cuff list of the ten hottest local female TV newscasters. Lest we be targets of your cries about sexism, please know that we are equal-opportunity objectifiers. Here now is our list of ... More >>
A "mystery man" with press credentials gave the middle finger to hundreds of thousands of Fox News viewers on Monday. Former General and presidential candidate Wesley Clark was being interviewed by pundit Shepard Smith at Boca's Lynn University. At about 2 p.m., Clark was answering questions from S ... More >>
With the election a mere weeks away and the polls tightening ever so much, campaign workers and volunteers are burning the midnight oil to get their man a November victory. They're knocking on doors, registering folks to vote, and making phone calls to educate the masses on the qualities of their c ... More >>
Son of Sam had talking dogs. This guy has Steve Doocy. Lake Park resident David A. Kappheim, who is apparently obsessed with Fox News and the Republican Party, is in jail after he threatened to kill his liberal girlfriend. According to a police report, the 60-year-old Kappheim was involved in a nu ... More >>
Rep. Allen West is looking for cuts to make in the federal government to spare the defense budget, so he thinks there's no reason for the Department of Commerce to exist since there's a lobbying group with a similar name.West seems a bit confused on this one.He says we need to take a hard look at ... More >>
Harriet TubmanAs you may remember, Rep. Allen West -- the self-proclaimed "modern-day Harriet Tubman" -- said the other day that he was starting his own "underground railroad" to get black people away from the "21st-century plantation."Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, whom West had identified as a ... More >>
Apparently there is a handful of people -- 17, according to ABC News -- who have sent "Tot Mom" Casey Anthony money while she sits in the Orange County Jail.While there are people out there sending her death threats, some people feel sympathy for her -- or just plain think that bad girls are hot. ... More >>
compliancesigns.comIf you like to take off your clothes or urinate behind this sign, that's a problem.If your child goes to a school in the Palm Beach County district, you may want to consider telling him or her to never, ever open a closet at school.Just a couple of weeks removed from Bak Middle ... More >>
Flickr: ValentinaLWeisKaufman: Still talking."I would have been some quiet little chief-of-staff," Joyce Kaufman told listeners on her WFTL-AM (850) radio show. "It's gonna be your biggest nightmare that I didn't go quietly off to Washington." Ah, yes. The woman who urged "bullets" over ballots w ... More >>
Facebook.comScott Wilson, 23, drowned in a canal after Goodman's Bentley crashed into his car.As polo mogul John Goodman faces vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter charges for the Wellington car accident that led to the death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson, many wonder if he'll receive special le ... More >>
We showed you the offending video a few days ago, and it landed right in the wheelhouse of MSNBC's fire-breathing liberal Keith Olbermann. This moment of infamy should help West burnish his right-wing ideologue credentials, but the former Army lieutenant colonel will need to move toward the center ... More >>
An old editor I used to know gave me a line to use every time someone complained to me that journalists write only about bad news: "Would you rather read an article about a plane that landed safely or about the one that crashed?"For Fox News producers, the mere prospect of a plane crashing was indu ... More >>
Flickr: DanCenturyJust because your name is "Merry Christmas" doesn't mean you can go resisting arrest during the holiday season. That's allegedly what happened in Boynton Beach, where a 44-year-old woman by that name -- who probably grows irritable every year at this time -- came out of her home ... More >>
Sitting at home in Coral Springs last fall, trying to explain the intricacies of the federal bank bailout to their 9-year-old and 11-year-old kids, Shari and Jordy Sopourn hit on the perfect, Jon Stewart-style solution: ridicule.They devised a board game that's reminiscent of Monopoly, except the p ... More >>
Come on, Joe Cotchett! You had 270 minutes with the financial Osama Bin Laden and you can't even give us a hint about what you learned about his lieutenants? Following the San Francisco attorney's jailhouse heart-to-heartstone with Madoff, Cotchett talked to ABC News, and maybe they're holding back ... More >>
time.com This past week, everybody's been talking about this Time.com poll in which the Daily Show's Jon Stewart wins most-trusted-newscaster status. Maybe it means that television news networks have become "disaffected" with network television news? Or that Americans are fed up with stuffy anc ... More >>
In her capacity as a leading Democratic surrogate, West Broward Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has had some tense moments while appearing on the allegedly "Fair and Balanced" news network. But two weeks after revealing that in the past year she had seven surgeries to defeat breast cancer, Fo ... More >>
Amanda Terkel is the winner in the Blogger-Baiting-O'Reilly Sweepstakes, and she didn't even seem to try. The Think Progress blogger wrote this post after it was announced that Fox News idiot charmer Bill O'Reilly would be the guest speaker at a fundraiser in Manalapan for the It Happened to Alexa F ... More >>
If there's anything I've learned from TV news, it's that I've got to tease you, the reader, about upcoming things in this blog. So coming up, snakes attack at Wal-Mart! But first, a manatee tries to sneak into a golf course! And even more first than that, brides in Palm Beach Gardens fight it out on ... More >>
WSVNGranted, "stimulus packages" sound a lot more telegenic than they actually are. But one would think that a desperate, trillion-dollar attempt to save the American economy would be a sure thing for the top spot on TV newscast. And it might have been until fire struck in Plantation (pictured).Nobo ... More >>
South Florida is under a windchill warning, and while I'm not a weatherman, it is currently so cold outside that I'm issuing a Boring Weather Conversation Alert. You're probably not familiar with the aforementioned and recently invented alert, so here's how it works: When the weather in Florida is m ... More >>
The former cult member crashed a recent South Florida rally by the presidential candidate.
The loudest, boldest comic actor around takes an endless victory lap.
How does a 65-year-old behavioral biologist explain being exposed as an Internet masher hot for 15-year-old girls?
A weekend of one-act plays
Elita Loresca, WSVN-TV (Channel 7)
Jadakiss cashes in on controversy
Yes, last week's "exclusive" was a ruse, but it still fooled a few cops and reporters
Craig Stevens WSVN-TV (Channel 7)
Broward County Courthouse
In the ultimate Channel 7 report, the news team discovers a Cuban double agent in our midst.
The death of Princess Diana had the world in an uproar over paparazzi, which may be why local TV cameraman James Strange recently spent time in jail