Interview: Author Alex Segura Talks About His Noir Hero, Pete Fernandez and His Latest Novel ‘Dangerous Ends’

  When we last spoke to Alex Segura here at TuffGnarl.com he was embarking on giving readers and crime fiction fans their second dose of the Miami set noir adventures of reporter Pete Fernandez. Almost a year later Segura is bringing us a third new novel, Dangerous Ends, set in the magic city. The book hits shelves this week. As both […]

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Miami Mini Maker Faire 2016 – bigger, better and looking to connect with you

If it seems like making and makers-related projects have been taking off in South Florida, it is through the concerted efforts of a few visionary individuals. Though the creative spark has never been absent from this community, there has been a serious lack in infrastructure for a makers’ culture to emerge. But that is changing with a growing assemblage of […]

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Clarification on Yoel Romero’s controversial post-fight speech by a Miami native

It’s been a few days since Cuban Olympic silver gold medalist turned UFC middleweight contender Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero all but confirmed what many had been dreading since April: that fan favorite fighter Lyoto Machida has indeed lost a step and, since his style relies so heavily on reflexes and speed, his career is in steep decline. However, instead […]

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Beloved Hip-Hop Icon Blowfly Kicks Off International Tour Tonight at Churchill’s Pub

I really hate sounding pedantic, well, that’s not actually true… I revel in the fact that I’m a pompous ass but sometimes, even I have to accept the fact that it is better to take the backseat and let others have a moment. To say that Clarence “Blowfly” Reid is a South Florida icon/institution is putting it lightly and quite […]

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