Up in Tampa Bay the latest craze is to throw all sorts of baby wild animals in the pool and let kids swim with them. Sure, authorities may have put an end to venture that rented out baby alligators to swim at kids' pool parties, but now a private zoo in the area is offering kids the experience of sw ... More >>
While the rest of the world may throw a side-eye our way and think, "Oh, Florida, you backwards swamp," the native Floridian in us reads this kind of a news story and thinks, "Umm ... this is kind of awesome."Apparently a Florida entrepreneurial genius, Bob Barrett, owner of Alligator Attractions in ... More >>
Before 1982, network television after 2 a.m. was an absolute waste of valuable airtime. That's about the time stations literally signed off until programming resumed later that morning.
But 30 years ago, a dude named Frank Cannella convinced some networks to let him push hair-growth products in th ... More >>
For the past month, British adventurer Dave Cornthwaite has peddled a small bike-car from Memphis to Miami. Along the way he's burned more calories than the Miami Marlins' entire roster and braved hordes of alligators, snakes, and blood-sucking mosquitoes. But the most dangerous creature he's met is ... More >>
Ken Salazar, our cowboy hat-wearing Secretary of the Interior, is expected to announce a ban on importing Burmese pythons today while visiting the Everglades.
"The Burmese python has already gained a foothold in the Florida Everglades, and we must do all we can to battle its spread and to pre ... More >>
Sleigh Bells' Derek Miller is an ex-punk. Who else?This weekend, while you're spending Memorial Day sipping a fruity mixed drink and fist pumping to the newest Ke$ha dubstep remix, take a good long hard look at the DJ.
Yeah, lots of ravers and club kids have full sleeves. But there's a good chan ... More >>
Rick Scott apparently hates alligators. He hates them so much he's had them skinned and made into his really tacky, gold embossed, custom "governor" boots. He hates them so much that he doesn't want to even be near a live one, unless he had a gun and is shooting at it. Apparently Scott thinks tha ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio says, "Bite me, Alligators!"Some people don't know shit about music.
And Arizona immigration zealot Sheriff Joe Arpaio can no doubt be counted among the hopeless, tone-deaf, and ignorant. Ever wonder what that guy blares while cruising the US-Mexico border in his personally p ... More >>
Photo by Alexandra KachaOnly this morning, Crossfade hyped the upcoming Crocodiles concert at downtown cool kid club Grand Central with a hyperactive blurb about the San Diego band's recent single "Kill Joe Arpaio" and the Arizona sheriff's angry, Twitter-driven counterattack.
This evening, thou ... More >>