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Chuck Bean

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 17: (ONLINE OUT) Claire Ptak, Owner of Violet Bakery in Hackney, east London puts finishing touches on the cake for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the kitchens at Buckingham Palace on May 17, 2018 in London England. (Photo by Hannah McKay - WPA Pool /Geetty Images)

If Tiger King has taught us anything it’s that there is a ferocious appetite for news stories about people and animals acting badly and the wild happenstance of life. In that spirit each night during the 9 and 10 o’clock hour I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about a news story on the air and you text or call in and tell me if you think the story happened in Florida or Australia.(because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Here are tonight’s stories:

Drug Suspect's Cake Claim Was Half-Baked

JANUARY 4--You just expect more from a Geneus. After police found a scale and bags containing white and brown substances in his backpack, a Florida Man claimed that he was carrying "a bag of sugar and a bag of corn starch to bake a cake," according to an arrest report.

Aussie Cricket Fan Catches Ball In His Beer Cup And Downs It To Celebrate

Catching a cricket ball at a game is one of the best things that can happen to a fan. You have to be in the right time and place and ensure you keep your eyes on the prize otherwise you could end up with a nasty injury.

Be sure to tune in Monday through Friday nights at 9 and 10pm if you want to play along.