Primary Menu

Chuck Bean

Weekends

BANGKOK, THAILAND - DECEMBER 06: A Thai anti-government protester looks out from her tent in the encampment that the protesters have been occupying on December 6, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The relative calm after recent violent clashes paused for the Thai King's birthday continued, despite overnight reports that several people were injured in an attack on anti-government protesters occupying the Thai Ministry of Finance. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty 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:

Australian Cyclist Hurls Punches At Passenger After Being Hit With Rubbish

Shocking and confronting dashcam footage has emerged on social media showing a cyclist assault a passenger in a car. The incident happened in Melbourne and it shows a Mercedes vehicle cruising through the street until a passenger appears to throw rubbish out of the car.

Landlord pitches TENT in tenant's garden and starts living there

A LANDLORD pitched a tent in her tenant's garden on Christmas Day and started living there after sending a text to the family saying she's "the owner". Nicky and William had been living in the rented home in Yamba, New South Wales, with their three young children for two months when Pascale Hubert told them she would be setting up camp in the backyard.

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