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Chuck Bean

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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 I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about 2 news stories on the air and you text or call in and tell me which one happened in Florida and which in Australia.(because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Here is today’s stories:

 

Van-living ladies man from The Villages documentary says he had to leave town

The senior subjects of the documentary Some Kind of Heaven are taking different things away from their movie star experience. The production wrapped filming in Florida's massive planned community for retirees, The Villages, in the summer of 2019. It premiered a few weeks ago in theaters and streaming on demand.

Australian Boys' School Bans Students From Having Mullet Hairstyles

A posh boys' school in Sydney has laid down a law stating that students must not turn up rocking a mullet hairstyle, and they risk an enforced trip to the barbershop if they do. Obviously, they won't be frog-marched to the hairdressers, but they won't be getting back onto school property until the mullet is gone.