Unfortunately, this has been a horrible week for explosions.
While the nation is still coming to terms with the tragedy that took place at the Boston Marathon, a massive explosion took place at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas at around 7:50 p.m. last night.
More than 160 have been reported inj ... More >>
In the we can't make this shit up category, we now bring you news of the tragic death of Arch West, who at 97 kicked the bucket in Dallas.West's claim to fame? He's credited with being the creator of Frito-Lay's Doritos, the favorite snack food of college-aged stoners everywhere.Here's where we e ... More >>
Dallas Morning News
No more of this kind of thing.New Florida Democratic Chairman Rod Smith wants to hear from people about what needs to be done to improve the party.
"We need your help," Smith wrote on the party's website. "Please let us know your thoughts and ... More >>
photo by Alan Light
The man, the legend.
I'd like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in South Florida a Happy Canada Day! Especially to South Florida's most famous Canadian, Leslie Nielsen.
I love Canadian-Americans. And my all-time favorite living Canadian-American celebrity has g ... More >>
Malcolm Gladwell at a lecture in Chicago.
If you have a major problem with free media, please send cash or check before reading the rest of this post.
In the beginning of Malcolm Gladwell's piece in the current New Yorker, he sounds as if he might be mocking Jim Moroney, p ... More >>
Fifteen years and a thousand miles stand between Deon Thomas and his all-too-brief memories of basketball stardom. Or at least, the memories based in America, which are all from college. Thomas' professional basketball success took place across the Atlantic. One of the greatest players to ever wear ... More >>
In yet another symbol of the fall of American newspapers, the man billed as the "only U.S. reporter based in Havana" is leaving Cuba.
Sun-Sentinel Executive Editor Earl Maucker told staff during a meeting on Friday that the newspaper is shutting down its bureau in Havana ... More >>