Observations on Modern American Policing By a U.S. Veteran

A story rankled my ass today… A man (referring to an 18-year-old-boy) of Miami was tasered to death by Miami Beach Police the other day for running from law enforcement after spray-painting graffiti on a boarded up (abandoned) storefront. According to reports the chase continued for ten minutes, and upon capturing the tasered teenage high-school-boy, they celebrated by high fiving […]

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Fervent Soccer Fanatic Uncle Ed Discusses the Possibility of an MLS Team in South Florida

South Florida is home to a variety of people who have mostly emigrated from fútbol-loving nations. South Florida is also home to a very weird type of sports fan. Before the Heat took off as a Championship-winning franchise there was a remarkable lack of support for the team. The Dolphins have always had their fans, especially those who lived the […]

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An Open Letter to our Misguided Elected Officials: Do NOT Close our Libraries and Firehouses

To those who would shut down our libraries and further disable our fire services: As a lifetime resident of South Florida, I am appalled at the prospect of this proposed budget cut that would render our library system embarrassingly close to nonexistent and contribute to the further dismantling of our already feebly funded fire department. When did it become commonplace […]

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Filmmakers Alex & Felix Alvarez Creators of Night Terrors

Tuffgnarl had the chance to sit and yap with two of Miami’s Independent filmmakers, Alex Alvarez and Felix Alvarez (no relation) of Odd Job Productions, about their latest release which has won Miami’s Indie Film Clubs ‘I’m not gonna move to L.A.’  award for their film Night Terrors. It’s nine minutes of “a horror project we’d been working on for quite some time” Alex Alvarez […]

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