Not to dis Miami's blogosphere (because we love it so), but it's rare that we really get excited about a new blog. Enter the Heat Lightning
, which we imagine tearing through the metaphorical sky of the SoFla blogosphere like, well, a lightning bolt made out of flames.
It marks the return to regular blogging from former Critical Miami
scribe Alesh Houdek. He's joined by Miami, Bro
blogger Liz Tracy with the promise of more contributers. Covering a "a mix of local and non-local content," it seems to be Miami's answer to The Awl
Hopefully this means Miami's internet space will get a smart, clever take on local, bizarre and counter cultural matters (something that's been sourly missing since the departure of Ignore, where they let just about anyone write art reviews
To get a taste here's a rundown
of Saturday's disappointing Second Saturday art walk, an explanation
of why only ugly girls get tattoos, and a link
to a story on a very Chonga-looking killer.