It Can Be a Challenge to Take License With Donald Trump

Jail 45

It can be a challenge to take license with America’s 45th president. Literally. In Sweden, Marcus Saaf, admitting he “was drunk and thought it was fun” tried to apply for a vanity license plate reading TRUMP. Swedish authorities denied the application, saying it was “offensive.” The Swedish Transport Agency, which issues license plates, has a rule that prohibits political messages […]

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Florida’s Haunted Interstate 4 Claims Even More Victims

Sinkhole

A stretch of Interstate 4, known as the Dead Zone, has been eating cars. In its entirety, I-4 connects Tampa with Daytona Beach, cutting through central Florida and, importantly, is the most heavily trafficked route used by millions of tourists flocking to Disney World each year. So, just by virtue of the volume of vehicles traversing the highway every day, […]

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A Little Nookie With Blue Lights Flashing

So where’s the most unusual place you’ve ever had sexual relations? In the back seat? Betcha not a back seat like this. It began when a Fernandina Beach, Florida couple were pulled over by a cop for–are you ready?–bicycling while drunk. And how would a cop know whether a couple of people pedaling around the beach town were snockered? His […]

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That Was The Weird Year That Was

Gator Man

A big shout-out to the Associated Press and other Florida newspapers for this summary of weird news from 2019. Keep being weird, Florida. In 2019, Florida Banana managed to eclipse Florida Man. From alligator antics to naked people doing wacky things, Florida did not disappoint in the weird news department. In December, a Miami couple spent more than $100,000 on […]

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Get Me Out of Here

Get Me Out of Here

Cops have the best stories. A Monroe County deputy responded to a call about a suspicious automobile in near Marathon in the Florida Keys recently. When Deputy Seth Hopp approached the 1997 Lincoln Continental, he heard yelling from the trunk. He ordered the man out of the trunk, but the disembodied voice replied he couldn’t. Once the deputy released the […]

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