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Florida Is Not That Weird

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 01.17.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

There's nothing wrong with weirdness or eccentricity, but highlighting and promoting it here in Florida is detrimental to our cultural growth and evolution, which is relatively young in comparison to other cities. It's a red herring. Florida is the future.

Woman Gets Third Boob 'Because I Don't Want To Date Anymore'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.23.2014 | Weird News

UPDATE: Jasmine Tridevil's site is linked to a woman who was charged with fraud in the past. Snopes also reports that Tridevil's domain is registered ...

Making Out In The Back Of A Cop Car Was All Part Of The Plan

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weird News

These two have been watching too many old heist films. But they aren't Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway -- they're Johnathan Kokontis and Melissa Sch...

Insanely Drunk Woman Tries To Pick Up Child From School: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.09.2014 | Weird News

A Florida mom's blood-alcohol level was more than five times the legal limit when she drove to an elementary school to pick up a child, police say. ...

Florida Is Weird. This Web Series Will Attempt To Find Out Why.

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.10.2014 | Weird News

Everyone knows that Carl Hiaasen and HuffPost Weird News put Florida on the weird map. But its insanity is missing its own show, one that seeks to ...

"PROWL," a Parody on Miami's Transience and Eccentricities

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 04.19.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

I saw the best minds in my location inspired by transience, revolving souls, leaving in mass exodus, dragging themselves through disorganized termin...

Mom Allegedly Choked Teen Over Facebook Comments About Daughter

Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

Police arrested a Florida mom earlier this week for allegedly choking a 14-year-old boy whom she accused of slandering her daughter on Facebook. De...

Why This Trespasser Wouldn't Get Out Of Hot Tub 'I Was Cold'

Posted 04.16.2012 | Weird News

Torey Leonard may need a new place to relax. The accused hot tub trespasser recently told a Florida judge that he was just warming up when authorit...

Woman Secretly Buries Husband In Herb Garden

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.28.2012 | Weird News

She took "pushing up daisies" way too literally. Florida woman Barbara Scott, 64, didn't just keep the death of her husband a secret, she failed to...

Butt-Biting Bear Attacks Florida Woman

Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News

A 300-pound black bear bit a woman in the butt Friday morning while she was walking her dog. Luckily, Terri Gurley of Florida lived to grin and bar...

Thugs Attack Cat Trapper, Steal His Pants

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.09.2012 | Crime

Cat got your pants? Florida cops are looking for two thugs who attacked and robbed a cat trapper on Thursday and stole his pants in a parking lot, ...

Couple Attacks Mom For Using Their Taco Sauce

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.08.2012 | Weird News

What a dip. Cops jailed a Florida man and his girlfriend on Monday after the two allegedly attacked his mother because she used his salsa and taco ...

GAG ORDER: Man Allegedly Vomits On Cop Intentionally

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Weird News

He had the right to remain silent, but he spewed anyway. Florida man Corey Trabucco, 21, allegedly vomited on an officer's head and shoulder from t...