Florida Freakshow

Florida Freakshow

Florida Man... need we say more? There's no shortage of weird news stories in Florida. The Florida Freakshow podcast chronicles all that is bizarre, odd, strange, outlandish, peculiar, kooky, quirky, weird, and downright freaky in Florida. Florida's headlines are filled with (unintentional) comedy. Veteran journalists Cory and Kirsten O'Donnell share their humorous takes on recent headlines from around our great state. This freak show is a celebration of the Sunshine State: From Jacksonville down the east coast to Daytona, West Palm Beach, and Miami; Pensacola, Panama City, Tallahassee, and the panhandle; and Tampa-St. Pete, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Naples, and even Key West. Celebrate our Great State of Florida with us!... Show More

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March 3, 2021 26 min

Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Orange County, two young women dressed as old ladies to sneak in a COVID vaccine. In Deerfield Beach, two men refuse to wear mask and impersonate a U.S. Marshal. In Tampa, a boy plays in a garbage can and nearly gets crushed by a garbage truck. In Naples, a woman and her sister have a stabbing good time on a drunken nig...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Orange City, some crooks learned about Fiancces' R US. On I-95. a man and his tune leaves  some cheap beer on the road.  In Cape Coral, a woman finds a river monster on the Cape.  Finally, in Tampa, a man claims to make his guitar out of his uncle's bones.

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Fort Lauderdale, a joyride on a excavator led to power outages during the Super Bowl. In Oldsmar, a hacker tried to poison the city's water supply by injecting dangerous levels of chemicals at the water plant. In Pasco County,  a man with Florida on his forehead got arrested for calling 9-1-1 for a ride home and oth...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Orlando, a man gets caught with 22 pounds of crystal meth in his backpack and says he was framed. In Jacksonville Beach,  a GrubHub delivery driver tries to steal a puppy.  In St. Johns, a drag queen stands up for her neighbors with a sign to disperse crowds at local schools. In West Palm Beach, Rod Stewart tries to cra...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Jacksonville, a naked man stole a cop car and crashed it after a joyride. Also in Jacksonville, a million-dollar community is turned upside down when a mansion is turned into a high-priced whorehouse. Also, with Summer Olympics in Tokyo receiving doubts, Florida's top brass wants us to brings the superspreader Olymp...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Key West, a man is found passed out at the wheel of a floating tiki hut. In Miami and Little Havana, a shirtless man fights with a topless woman on an elevator -- and nobody knows why. In New Port Richey, a 50-foot-wide sinkhole 130-feet deep opens up next to a Florida sports bar - just in time for the NFL playoffs. Fin...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Key Biscayne, the Bitch Beast gets arrested after posting about his committed crimes on social media. In Miami, a British antique tank delivery causes an uproar in an upper-class neighborhood. In  Key West, Hemingway look-a-likes band together to heed a message: wear your mask. In Miami, a fugitive escapes from a hospit...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Brevard County, rednecks take their airboat for a joyride in the streets, wreaking havoc and lighting fireworks.  in Clay County, fireworks kick off the New Year by burning down a home. In West Palm Beach, a 23-year-old 'doctor' is duping patients around town with his fake office and phony medical licenses.  In ...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Sarasota, a new city commissioner goes smurfing up the wrong tree and gets into a bar fight on Christmas Eve. In Tampa, a man is caught chucking golf clubs at oncoming traffic and finds himself at the wrong end of a taser. In the Everglades, the Babe Didrickson of python hunting shares her inventive cooking methods for ...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Miami, a recently defeated Florida gubernatorial candidate found himself in a sticky situation after a response to help an unresponsive guest. In Jupiter, we find a wanna-be dad looking to score some Father's Day brownie points. In Fort Pierce, a woman goes pantless, then topless, while stealing a sex toy from an ad...

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 Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Clearwater, a couple does their best to keep neighbors safe - and gets stuck with a 55-gallon drum of fines and government hassle.  In Jacksonville, a late-night knock at the door can only mean trouble.  Back in Clearwater, a man who believes to be the son of actor William Shatner and does everything he can to prove it...

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 Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Key West, a dating ad with the words 'Fresh Meth Tonight' brings a bevy of harassing phone calls and men to one woman's door. Also in the Keys, a Roadside Fruit Stand War gets ugly when a vendor threatens to shoot.  80 miles offshore in the Atlantic, a man is stranded at sea for hours before being saved by ...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Dade City, a new snow park in Florida doesn't make enough snow for customers.  In Clearwater, A 'Back to the Future" superfan builds a DeLorean -- and hopes to go back in time to see his birth. In Jacksonville, after eight weeks in the hospital, a COVID scare causes a patient to marry his sweetheart on the s...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Estero, a man saves his dog from certain death when he runs into a lake and pulls his pup from the jaws of an alligator. In Cape Coral, neighbors discover a rotting gator carcass in the drain and it takes days to remove it from their lives. In Lakeland, a man swipes a fallen utility pole and takes it home on a joyride, ...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Largo, a man has a drive-thru meltdown, losing his head over lettuce?!  In New Port Richey, a woman is caught pleasuring herself (not once, but twice) outside a 7-Eleven and next to a dumpster at Popeye's.  In Central Florida, police catch a firefighter changing out cheaper price tags on Pokemon Cards, so he can fli...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Fruitland Park, police track down the bandits robbing items left by loved ones at a Florida gravesite. In Orlando, Christmas music comes early to the airwaves to fight the doldrums of the Election and 2020. In Panama City Beach, an inspiring story of an Ironman triathlete overcoming the odds (and some fire ants) to reac...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Disney World Orlando,  a mom was charged with carrying a concealed gun and hiding it outside the gates ad Disney. In Davie, a man is mauled by a leopard when he enters the leopard's enclosure and tries to rub his belly. In Dania Beach, Floridians get a big scare when they find a 10-foot Burmese Python under the hood...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Pompano Beach, a man wearing garbage bags set fire to several trash trucks after breaking into a Waste Pro plant. In Florida, a mom pumping 4 gallons of breast milk a day finds a new way to make money. In Tallahassee, a man with a winning ticket is surprised to find extra zeros in his prize money. Finally, in Indian Riv...

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Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Putnam County, a man pees and poops his way to immortality at a botched school break-in.  In Clearwater, a man invents the perfect way to clean up the competition: a mop bucket go-cart.  In Miami, a man puts a ring on his favorite dancer at the strip club, and it's kinda sweet. Finally, in Marion County, two clueles...

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 Join us for a humorous take on Florida news as we check in on oddball headlines from around the Sunshine State.

In Flagler County,  a Census worker is met in a Census shooting by a Florida Man and an AR-15 -- and decides to walk away.  In Miami, hip hop artist Pretty Ricky are locked in an epic battle. In Pasco Country, developers are bringing a snow resort, even as we know Florida has no hills and no snow.  Finally, a teen goes fi...

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