Brian Krebs, Jimmy Pagano's Alleged Attacker, Included Eerie Quotes on Facebook Page

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A photo from what we think is the alleged killer's Facebook profile.
As grief sweeps through the South Florida live music scene with the news of promoter-drummer Jimmy Pagano's death, a man accused of fatally stabbing him early Sunday morning is hospitalized at Broward General Medical Center. Find more details of the altercation here.

Police haven't released many details on the accused attacker, 38-year-old Brian Edward Krebs, but his social media profiles reveal details about him as a business owner working on his master's degree.

Update: It turns out that American Pie's Stifler character was inspired by Krebs.

One of his pages also includes now-eerie quotes, including one about serial killers. And another movie quote talks about how we "spend our whole lives trying to stop death" and "praying, fighting, killing."

As of Monday afternoon, Krebs is receiving treatment following injuries received in the

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Charlie Crist, David Byrne Settle Campaign Song Lawsuit

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Last May, now-former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist got legally entangled with now-former Talking Head David Byrne over using the hit "Road to Nowhere" in a campaign ad without permission. On Monday, that rift was settled, and Crist publicly apologized in a rather strange YouTube video embedded below. "The use of David Byrne's song and his voice in my campaign advertisement without his permission was wrong and should not have occurred," the pol says in the video. Apparently, Byrne's voice deserves a special shoutout in these proceedings. Jim Morrison did not receive one, though.

Anyhow, the terms of the settlement remain private, and Crist was happy with the mediation that occurred. "As I told him, I was sorry it ever happened at all," he said. "He couldn't have been more of a gentleman about it."

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Sweat Records Robbed Over the Weekend

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Sad news coming out of the Sweat Records camp today. The Little Haiti shop was burglarized sometime overnight on Saturday, and the thieves made off with a computer, cash drawer, and other electronics.

This is not the first time the shop has been hit, unfortunately.

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Drug Raid: Hippie Haters Kick Off Jam Cruise With a Jam of Their Own

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​​At its best, the jam band scene offers a friendly space for peaceful folks to come together and celebrate freedom, creativity and togetherness. At its worst, it's a "fish in the barrel" type situation where the many faces of "the man" can come together and celebrate obsolete drug laws. Unfortunately for the peeps who paid big bucks to set sail on Jam Cruise -- an epic fest featuring Scaring the Children (caught 'em on land), Rhythm Devils (ditto), Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Galactic, and a bunch more -- a few federal agencies decided to get together with BSO for a big pre-cruise drug raid. It was their version of an epic jam.

According to a report from the Sun Sentinel, the raid resulted in 15 seizures of mostly head-stash sized quantities of various party favors, including pot, acid, and shrooms.



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Does a South Florida Rock Star Like High-Priced Hookers?

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This is a serious question, actually. The Detroit News dropped quite a bombshell earlier today following the arrest of alleged Miami Companions madam Laurie Carr. According to a 2007 e-mail to TV execs, one of Carr's clients was "a lead singer of one of the most successful modern rock bands in recent years, was known as a customer with 'very deep pockets' who 'always paid for multiple hours every time his wife was out of town.'"

Additionally, this unnamed rocker was reportedly so freaking wasted during his most recent tryst with a pair of Miami Companions' finest that they were afraid to ride back with him from a supposed "drug house" in Miami Beach.

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