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07 Oct 2010 18:07


Music: Whoops: Miami police use Jay-Z caricatures in anti-gang ad

  • Here’s an anti-gang ad the Miami Police Department recently put on their Web site. Hey, that guy in the center sure looks familiar. So does that guy on the left! Wait a second! source

10 May 2010 22:56


Politics: Did the “Rentboy” for anti-gay activist George Rekers do his job?

  • YES he gave the dude career-damaging massages source

26 Apr 2010 22:33


World: Manuel Noriega still in custody, but pretty well-traveled

  • Panama Noriega became de facto ruler in 1983 and, while in power was accused
    of election rigging and drug trafficking.
  • Miami After he was captured
    by the U.S., where he was convicted for drug trafficking, he was jailed for over 20 years.
  • Paris In 1999, Noriega was convicted in absentia on money laundering charges. He just got extradited today. source

13 Jan 2010 10:22


U.S., World: Haitian-Americans want to talk to their family members, but can’t

  • Everyone who walks in here is crazy, worried, depressed. They want to talk to their family members but they can’t get through.
  • Miami’s Little Haiti resident Myrlande Cherenfant • On the people that walk into her family’s market, unsure of the fate of many of their families. Cherefant can’t reach her own family members due to the destruction of communication lines in the area. “It’s a dead line,” she said. “There’s nothing.” source

07 Jan 2010 10:25


U.S.: Bad idea: Crazy guy starts shouting anti-Semitic stuff on a plane

  • obvious In case you haven’t heard, there’s been a lot of activity around airline security lately. Everyone is on their Ps & Qs. Security is on the up.
  • idiotic You’re a random guy, and you start shouting on a plane that you’re Palestinian and you “want to kill all the Jews.” It’s taser time! source

21 Oct 2009 09:58


U.S.: Study: Chicago’s the most stressful city – but Miami’s pretty chill

  • Just think how stressed out the hurdle-jumpers would be. It nearly won the Olympics a month ago, but perhaps The Windy City didn’t need it, considering how stressed out it is. Other stressed cities include Boston, Los Angeles and San Diego (stay classy). The cities which aren’t stressful include Miami, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Cincinnati and Minneapolis. source

20 Sep 2009 12:08


Offbeat: This story has all of the elements of scandal you could ever want

  • What it has an ex-stripper
    a priest
    a baby
  • What it doesn’t have celibacy
    DNA tests
    a happy ending
  • The end resulta restraining order
    time off

14 Jun 2009 12:01


U.S.: Miami teenager Tyler Weinman is a cat-killing creepbag

  • He apparently mutilated at least 19 cats! 19!!!! The smug-looking Weinman, who was arrested early today on charges of animal cruelty, burglary and failing to dispose of animal bodies, apparently had shocked the Palmetto Bay and Cutler Bay neighborhoods over the last month with his rash of attacks. Hey PETA, why aren’t you on this kid as opposed to this? source

14 Apr 2009 10:23


U.S.: A question you never expect to ask if you’re an airplane passenger

  • When I touch down … If I ever touch down, do I just kill the throttle?
  • Doug White • A passenger who landed a small turboprop plane in Miami on Sunday after the pilot died. Dude, you’re a regular Sully. • source

22 Mar 2009 11:43


U.S.: Why Interweb arguments shouldn’t go offline

  • 30 years for a dude who shot another dude after a chat-room conflict source