• Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    10 Sleaziest Rave T-Shirts at Ultra 2014

    [Editor's Note: Over the weekend, our colleagues at Miami New Times' Crossfade music blog covered the depths of bass-dropping depravity at Ultra 2104--Miami's annual juggernaut of an EDM festival. Here's some of the coverage they were good enough to share with us.] By: S. Pajot Whoa! Bro! You got ... More >>

  • Film

    November 21, 2013
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    April 25, 2013

    The American Idiots of 'Pain & Gain'

    Michael Bay injects potent absurdity into this unbelievable true story

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Maceo Plex: The Deep House Dark Horse of Beyond Wonderland

    After falling in love with electro in his native Miami, Eric Estornel began deejaying in the early 90s. Like most EDM enthusiasts he later got into techno and began making house beats in 1996. He moved his family to Dallas where he made a name for himself as a local DJ, but it wasn't until he fled t ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    'Miami Connection' Is So Good It's Good

    Drafthouse Films brings you Richard Park's kung fu '80s electro-funk flick of your dreams

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The Jacuzzi Boys - The Queen Mary - 8/1/12

    By: Joseph LapinSee Also:*Best Coast - Huntington Beach Pier - 8/1/12*Top Five Hits: Burger Records in Fullerton*Ink-N-Ion - The Queen Mary - 6/8-6/10/12The Jacuzzi Boys were supposed to land in Southern California on Tuesday to play a show at Burger Records, but due to a booking fiasco--they schedu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    StellaR: "I don't have a bias to any style. I just love to make people dance."

    In the past four years, StellaR has played at some of the biggest parties in the US, from Ultra Music Festival to residencies at Nikki Beach Cabo, Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto at Rain, Artisan Afterhours, and Haze Nightclub in Las Vegas. Born David Garcia, StellaR has loved the EDM scene since he was 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Five Things at Ultra Music Fest I Wish Were in OC

    ​Unless you've been living under a rock and where not aware, this past ten days marked the 27th consecutive year of Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach Florida. This one of kind gathering unites 10,000s of attendees including artists, DJs, record labels, producers, A&R, press, event/concert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Jacuzzi Boys and Jacuzzi Gals Talk About Vagina-Laden 'Glazin' Video

    A (censored) screen shot from the homemade "Glazin'" video by the Jacuzzi Gals​The homemade fan video for Jacuzzi Boys' song "Glazin'" blew our minds when it came out last week, what with its vajazzly arts-and-crafts disguises on vaginas singing as aliens, Santa Claus, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Home ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    What Did a $26,028 Plane Ticket Buy?

    Dillion​Like the rest of us, you think you've had it bad traveling by air, and you've probably said to yourself, "If only I were rich and could charter my own plane, life would be trouble free."Not so fast.Consider the nightmare of Gregory L. Dillion, a Corona del Mar man who paid $26,028 for roun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Weezer, Kiss, ZZ Top, Backstreet Boys: Music Cruises are the New Music Festivals

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Who wants to run around in the heat from stage to stage just to watch a band? Now that fans are getting older, musicians are getting it right--trap fans in a boat and so everyone will have nothing better to do than watch your shows with the amenities of a casino, pool, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    This Week in Food: Lime Truck Good and Bad, Racist Register Readers, and Fake Poop Meat!

    Rally 'round our Lime Truck boyos!​Another great week in Forker land--highlights after the jump!

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    [UPDATED: It's The Great Food Truck Race's Fault] The Lime Truck Sued For Alleged Trademark Infringement

    Photo by Christopher Victorio​UPDATE, JUNE 23, 2011, 8:28 A.M.: Gustavo here, so don't blame Edwin for my subsequent rant. Just got the paperwork for the lawsuit that some weak-sauce chain of "Mexican" food called Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, filed in United States Federal Court, Southern District of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Adele Announces Rescheduled North American Tour Dates

    ​Hurrah! Hurrah! Today Adele announced her rescheduled North American tour dates on her website. A few days ago she posted a note to her fans saying the decision to cancel the tour "was a devastating decision to make, but i really had no choice. i had to give my voice 2 weeks rest or risk permane ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    [NSFW] Miami Rappers Pen "Taco Bell Swag," Record Video of Strippers Smashing Tacos Against Each Other's Asses

    ​People writing songs about food they love goes back to the days of Solomon, but there's never been something as flat-out weird as "Taco Bell Swag," an ode to the world's largest Mexican restaurant chain by Miami-area rappers O'Grime. Maybe because they're from Miami, but the majority of the video ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    5 Ways the Airline Industry Has Given Up on Us

    ​It's no secret airline travel has gotten worse in recent years, even before the 9/11 gut check. Normally, businesses facing that perception from customers would change their ways.Recent developments suggest the airline industry is doing just that: by totally giving up on the flying public. Five w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    On The Line: Dean Simon of Bruxie, Part One

    Christopher Victorio​If you've not heard of Bruxie, the waffle sandwich shop in Orange, time to catch up. We've reviewed it. Twice. We had slideshows, blog entries, the works. And it's not even a food truck. Now we go more in depth with Dean Simon, one of the owners as he goes On The Line. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Los Aldeanos Concert in Miami Provokes Political Debate

    ​Cuban hip-hop was given an international profile 10 years ago by Orishas, the talented group  who made a name for themselves and the genre after releasing the album A Lo Cubano from their new home in France. Since then, the duo Los Aldeanos has been the rising recognizable face of the youth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear': Photos From Across the Country

    See Denver rally photos.​If you were outside enjoying the fall weather this weekend, and not holed up in your home watching Comedy Central, you might have missed the airing of the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear," hosted by the cable channel's fake newscasters/real pundits Jon Stewart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    944 Magazine Files For Bankruptcy, Mocks It

    ​944 Media, which publishes fashion/entertainment/lifestyle magazines in 10 different regions, including Orange County, has filed for bankruptcy.But, not only does the company plan to keep publishing, it is having fun with its financial pickle by posting on its website, "The Top 9 Fun Facts About ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Burger King: "Would You Like Alcohol With That?"

    Burger King has announced that it will start to offer beer, beginning at their store in Miami's South Beach. Their plan is to eventually expand the idea to more cities, including Las Vegas and L.A. The concept will be called Whopper Bar. The beer, domestic Budweiser to start, will be served in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Weekly Papermates Are All Over Haiti Earthquake

    Matthew Marek/American Red CrossA Haitian boy injured in the earthquake is helped by a Red Cross worker.​One good thing about having a Mothership lording over this and other alternative-media outlets around the country is the ability to instantly access coverage to major news events in the backyar ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010
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    December 23, 2009

    Ten Latin-American Christmas Food Traditions

    rockdoggydog @ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0​Our sister publication, the Miami New Times, had a great article in their food blog today about various Latin-American Christmas foods. Miami might be the city in the US with the biggest diversity of Latinos, so it was instructive to see the list (did you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Business Week On Subway's $5 Footlong Success

    ​Fascinating article in Business Week this week about Subway's stumbling into the goldmine that is their current $5 footlong sub deal -- a promotion that started as a lark at an "obscure Miami franchise" and has grown to give the chain $3.8 billion in sales. This is the kind of story professors u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Five Interesting Food News Stories This Week

    Here are five interesting food stories that I've come across during a week of browsing. - Top chef Ferran Adria 'poisons' El Bulli diners with additives - Times Online - Organizations Attempt to Dispel Study's Food Safety Claims - QSR Magazine - Crafty Ways Restaurant Cut Costs - SmartMoney Magazi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 17, 2009

    Broken Lizard Live

    The Coach House

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2009

    Taco Bell Crime of the Week!

    ​ Our fearless leader Ted Kissell worked for many years in the Miami-Broward-Palm Beach area, one of the great places in the country to work as a reporter. If it's not angry Cubans, it's cocaine cowboys or sexy nalgas or God knows how many other depredations. Of course, the crimes. And when there' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    On the Line: Vincent Muraco of Zimzala

    ​When he enrolled at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco at the tender age of 17, Vincent Muraco was its youngest student ever. Since then, his culinary career has taken him to the Park Hyatts in that city and in LA, as well as Vix in Miami. Muraco is now Executive Chef at Zimzala, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Huntington Beach's Shorebreak Hotel and Zimzala Restaurant To Open May 12 With Special Offers

    To mark the occasion, the eagerly awaited 157-room hotel/restaurant is running two specials that will run for 100 days (until July 21), in honor of HB's centennial.The Summer of the Century package costs $100 excluding taxes and is for guests who live within a 100-mile radius. A driver's license is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Churro Station To Open Franchises in Santa Ana and Anaheim

    Move over cupcakes. Step aside frozen yogurt. There will be a new dessert in town. And his name is churro. He's been deep-fried, covered in sugar and cinnamon, and franchised by an outfit called Churro Station. The chain -- started by a woman who rightly realized that there were no churro franc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Flier of the Week: DJ Night, Miami Vice-Style

    The 2006 Miami Vice film was probably one of the least remarkable movies ever made. I don't think I know anyone that even saw it, and I certainly never had a conversation with anyone about the thing. It was a summer action movie, had a marquee director (Michael Mann), big stars (Jamie Foxx and Colin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    To Do Tonight 12/9

    The Midnight Society, 10 p.m.Judging from the name alone, technically this should be in to do tomorrow night... The Crosby, 400 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA The Victorians; French Miami; Avi Buffalo, 10 p.m.Because supporting local music is just good mannersThe Prospector, 2400 E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    RZA Off Wu-Tang Clan Tour

    Jason Handelsman reports on our sister paper Miami New Times' blog that Wu-Tang Clan mastermind/producer extraordinaire the RZA has left the tour. This is akin to Eye leaving the Boredoms or Keith Richards bailing on the Rolling Stones. It can't bode well for future dates on this current tour. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2007

    Spin City DJ Competition

    Last night at Spin City (held at Sutra, that place is sooo beautiful), another 2 hopeful DJs made it a little bit closer to the Winter Music Fest in Miami. And I got just a little bit closer to destroying my liver. The competition, which consisted of 20 minute sets, started off with Peter J spinn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    New test of American-ness

    The pool of 100 questions unveiled today to be used on naturalization tests starting in October 2008 doesn't look all that different from the 96 questions they're replacing. At least not $6.5 million different, the reported sum spent on the revamp. Some hard questions were simplified – applicant ... More >>

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    (Jan) Hammer Time!

    OnDVD: Cocaine Cowboys

  • Columns

    January 25, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    The Mexican art of forgery

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Espanol Sung Here

    WEB EXCLUSIVE!: Crossing over: whos doing it, whos not

  • Film

    July 27, 2006

    Undercover of the Night

    Violent shoot-outs and dangerous love in Manns visceral cop series update

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    What's Good for the Goose ain't for the Zealot

    So some young, misdirected, religious zealots who authorities conceive were too impoverished and unsophisticated to carry out plots to blow up an FBI building and the Sears Tower in Chicago are arrested in Miami. By the way, the kids are black. Meanwhile, older, misdirected zealots who reportedly ha ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 24, 2005

    The Culture of Life

    Let Terri Schiavo go. Activists!

  • Music

    February 3, 2005

    The Times, They Are A-Samening

    KC and the Sunshine Band: a light that will never go out

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Make the Music Go Bang

    Gun Club reissues give Jeffrey Lee pierce his due

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Beard Science

    A Weekly public-service announcement

  • Unknown

    April 26, 2001
  • Columns

    May 4, 2000

    Every Day Is Earth Day

    And why wont GM release a car powered by rock & roll?!

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    January 20, 2000
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    January 13, 2000
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    October 14, 1999
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