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Chuck Bean


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:

Shoppers Reckon Kmart's 'Slouchy Comfort Pants' Look Like A Massive Vagina

When you're advertising clothes on a manakin or by themselves, it's hard for a shopper to imagine how it looks on them. The garment can also hang in a way that is very unflattering for the wearer or for the label. Unfortunately for Kmart, they found that out the hard way when debuting their new 'slouchy comfort pants'.

Ticket to be dismissed for driver who swerved to avoid couch on Florida interstate

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A driver who crashed her car while swerving to avoid a couch falling from a truck on Interstate 95 may get a reprieve from the Florida Highway Patrol. Lt. Yanko Reyes told the South Florida SunSentinel that the agency will recommend dismissing the $166 traffic citation that a trooper issued to the driver on Feb.