David Rolland is a freelance writer for New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times. His novel, The End of the Century, published by Jitney Books, is available at many fine booksellers.
2 months ago | Concerts
"You're going to record this conversation, aren't you?" Mireille Campbell asks before putting her husband, dub pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry, on the phone. "Otherwise you're going to have a hard time understanding him." Her comment proved to be sage...
2 months ago | Film and TV
Filmmaker Tony Montana had done his time in Los Angeles, first working as an actor where he played a pro wrestling manager for the WWE, then directing the acclaimed 2004 documentary Overnight where he chronicled Harvey Weinstein's blacklisti...
3 months ago | Things To Do
When I was 13, a friend lent me a paperback copy of Sphere and I fell into a Michael Crichton wormhole. I'd never read an author before who, in such a plain spoken way, made science fiction seem like science fact. It wasn't long before I was...
5 months ago | Concerts
Soon we'll be celebrating the music of the 2000s. Prepare to hark back to the days when Modest Mouse and the Black Keys ruled the airwaves.
6 months ago | Film and TV
"It's a blast; I'm superproud of it. If I wasn't, I'd let history bury it," Mark Patton says of the flick that was supposed to make him a star, 1985's A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge. Patton wound up having a complicated relationship...
7 months ago | Arts
A couple of hours before the world premiere of their new movie, Haunt, at the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, co-writers and directors Scott Beck and Bryan Woods are reminiscing in Fort Lauderdale's Savor Cinema about their youth in Iowa. "Every Ha...