Monday, June 29, 2015

Listicle site Thrillest names Florida as nation's 'worst state'

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:18 PM

Thrillest.com, a website that ranks Hot Pocket flavors, has released a new "definitive ranking" of our nation's states and has ultimately decided that Florida is the worst.  Ignoring any real data (like census info, job reports, insurance records, etc) the listicle relied heavily on the worldly opinions of it's...

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Disney says it will no longer serve poop-inspired dessert

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:17 PM

If you were one of the few that got to sample Animal Kingdom's poop-inspired desserts over the past two weeks, then consider yourself lucky. Disney will no longer be restocking the chocolatey turds at Zuri's Sweet shop, located in Harambe Market.  The shit snacks came in four different species; elephant,...

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Matt Pond goes to Dinosaur World and picks up Florida hitchhikers in new music video

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:01 PM

A.V. Club debuted the first part of Matt Pond's newest two-part music video for "Take Me With You" today to get us revved up for tomorrow's debut (June 30) of his new album, The State of Gold. And while the album likely isn't any sort of ode to the Sunshine...

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Netflix's 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' is a breathless and wheezing hard stare at the enigmatic Nina Simone

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 2:05 PM

Director Liz Garbus' amazing glimpses of Nina Simone in her new Netflix documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?, add up to a breathless and wheezing hard stare at one of the world's most enigmatic talents. Garbus would've had to try to fail, of course, considering there's enough emotion in just...

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Daytona Beach considering gun range that serves alcohol

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 1:41 PM

Because nothing could possibly go wrong, Ron Perkinson, owner of Volusia Top Gun is hoping to open a gun range in Daytona Beach that also slings drinks.  Essentially, the idea is to have a gun range with a separate, but attached, cafe that serves both food and alcohol.  Perkinson,...

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It's official, the World's Ugliest Dog is from Florida

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 10:41 AM

Meet Quasi Modo, a former shelter dog, a Loxahatchee, Florida resident and now the world's ugliest dog!  For exhibiting "excellence in ugliness," the 10 year-old, pit bull-Dutch Shepard mix took home the top prize at the 27th annual World Ugliest Dog contest last Friday in Petaluma, California. Quasi beat...

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Say Anything brings a more dynamic string arrangement to House of Blues with Cymbals Eat Guitars

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 AM

If you picked up Say Anything’s 2014 record, Hebrews, you likely noticed it came with some strings attached. The band swapped out their trusty guitars for a more dynamic string arrangement, and this tour finds them touring with a string quartet to perform the songs true to the album....

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Locals talk about "Tasty Trends in Today's Food" at WMFE studios Tuesday

Posted By on Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 10:25 AM

If you're not all tired out from talking about/thinking about food after Bite 30 and Bite Night, here's a fun local event you might wanna check out. Our local NPR affiliate, WMFE 90.7-FM, is hosting a panel discussion on current food trends 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 30. The event...

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Lake County deputy pulls gun on couple at Taco Bell for cutting him off, gets hit with burrito

Posted By on Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 5:48 PM

Thomas Thompson, a Lake County corrections officer and a man who loves to "Live Mas," allegedly pulled a gun on a couple for cutting him off while trying to exit a Taco Bell parking lot Monday night, June 22nd.  The couple told police they were leaving a Taco Bell...

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Ben & Jerry's makes marriage-equality day even sweeter by introducing I Dough, I Dough ice cream flavor

Posted By on Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 4:42 PM

Even though the company has long been sold to global conglomerate Unilever, Ben & Jerry's ice cream still maintains the progressive spirit that's always made it one of our favorite corporate citizens. Today, Ben & Jerry's announced that it's making marriage-equality day a little sweeter by renaming its Chocolate...

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