Interview: Former N.Y. governor candidate Warren Redlich challenges police checkpoints

Warren Redlich is a community staple in Boca Raton. He runs the local online community newspaper West Boca News, is a criminal defense attorney and dabbles as a real estate agent on occasion. He is also the founder of Fair DUI, an organization made up primarily of lawyers and advocates against unreasonable searches and seizures. They claim that police checkpoints are illegal under the Fourth […]

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Abel’s 4000 Albums That Matter: Part Forty-Four

I’ve been feeling ambivalent lately towards this little vanity project of mine. While it is nice to reminisce and talk some shit about music without worrying about deadlines and “clicks,” it is also a time-consuming endeavor that does nothing to pay my bills. A therapist once told me that I didn’t “follow through” with my goals and that’s true. However, […]

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Abel’s 4000 Albums That Matter: Part Forty-Three

Some years go by okay, some don’t. This one’s three-quarters of the way in and it’s already been too much to take. Young people shouldn’t die young regardless of the circumstances. This past week we lost artist Edward Crowell II to a motorcycle accident and Tuffgnarl.com friend Orlando Sanchez to a heart attack, according to most sources. Regardless, two more […]

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Shows, Tunes, and Grub: The Rebirth of Churchill’s Pub’s Kitchen

A year and a half ago, Tuff Gnarl began to bring opinions, reviews and honest points of views to the masses. Now, as we approach the dawn of our first event which will be held at Churchill’s Pub this Saturday, we look at another expansion and birth–or should I say rebirth of a cornerstone that was occasionally used and often […]

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‘The Flamethrowers’ by Rachel Kushner – 5 out of 5 Stars

Rachel Kushner wrote the best novel of 2013. The author of ‘Telex From Cuba’ (2008) now sees her sophomore effort, ‘The Flamethrowers,’ as a 2013 National Book Award Finalist; her second go-round as a finalist in as many efforts (if you’re keeping score).  While book awards are not always indicative of artistic merit, ‘The Flamethrowers’ is impossible to miss.  Kushner […]

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