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Culture

Is Miami really on the rise?

Some hope the boom continues but others are less pleased

By Alex Perez

Book Review

A grand slam

The Last Days of Roger Federer by Geoff Dyer reviewed

By Alex Perez

Book Review

Paradais City

Paradais by Fernanda Melchor reviewed

By Alex Perez

Film

Beach for America

Spring Breakers revisited

By Alex Perez

Books

Dirty realists

The beauty of dirty realism is that it captures regular life in all its stupefying, and sometimes transcendent, malaise

By Alex Perez

Film

Troubles in paradise

Belfast reviewed

By Alex Perez

Politics

Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill plays into DeSantis’s hands

Democrats shriek and lie but they’re only preparing him for 2024

By Alex Perez

Books

I’m a Latinx person of letters

The POC victim narrative is a systemic problem

By Alex Perez

Film

Naples and nurture

The Hand of God reviewed

By Alex Perez

Food

The restaurant that set Miami ablaze

Café Habana came to town extolling Castro, and Cuban Americans pushed back

By Alex Perez

Politics

Nikki Fried, clueless Florida Woman

Ron DeSantis’s challenger shows that the pandemic has broken the Democratic Party

By Alex Perez

Film

Serve and volley

King Richard reviewed

By Alex Perez

Politics

AOC and the Florida freedom virus

The Sunshine State is where the battle for the soul of the country is being waged

By Alex Perez

Books

On literary cross-dressing

The pre-woke literary world considered authorial freedom sacrosanct

By Alex Perez

Film

Jake Gyllenhaal is guilty

He carries his latest film and keeps it from going off the rails

By Alex Perez

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