U.S. Rep Mistakes American Officials For Foreigners; Awkwardness Reigns

The Cable at Foreign Policy has documented the collapse of the American government. In a congressional hearing on Thursday, Rep. Curt Clawson of the 19th District of Florida, mistook two senior American officials, Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, for representatives from the Indian government, and repeatedly referred to… » 7/25/14 4:05pm Friday 4:05pm

Naked Burger Thieves On The Lam In Florida Beach Town

Listen. Sometimes it's 3:06 in the morning, you and a couple of your buddies are wandering around a beach town in various states of undress, and suddenly you have need of 60 hamburgers, three pounds of bacon, three red peppers, and, uh, a paddleboard. Immediately! And the grocery stores are closed! What is a… » 7/24/14 12:55pm Thursday 12:55pm

Reporter Captures The Fleeting Glory Of Youth In One Spring Break Photo

Some Alabama students and football players traveled to Florida for their spring break, as many college students do. While posing for a reporter's photos, this well-hydrated motley crew—from the University of Arkansas—posed with their hands, cups, and cigs. One girl in the middle of the photo took it further than that. » 3/27/14 10:00pm 3/27/14 10:00pm

Those Plucky FGCU Basketball Players Live On An Actual Beach

You may think "Hollywood Upstairs Medical College" or "Ponzi scheme" when you hear "Florida Gulf Coast University," but that's not fair: FGCU—which looks like what you see above—is very much a real place, with documented students, and classes, and dorms and stuff. Indeed, that picture, provided by Chase Fieler (this… » 3/23/13 11:00am 3/23/13 11:00am

Florida Senator And Likely Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio Spends…

Marco Rubio, according to an article published yesterday in the New York Times, is a diehard Dolphins fan and a massive football fan in general: His father used to motivate him to keep wearing his leg braces, there to correct a knee problem, by giving him pep talks in the voice of Don Shula ("I always wondered why… » 12/22/12 1:35pm 12/22/12 1:35pm

Jaguars Fans Will Show Up In Droves To Watch Tebow, Who Is A Game-Time…

Crashing disappointment, banal mediocrity and immense, unfounded hype align this week to make for an extremely sad pre-game note for what is sure to be either a deflating exercise in late season NFL triviality this Sunday or a hilarious exercise in late season NFL triviality this Sunday: Because of Tim Tebow—a player… » 12/08/12 4:15pm 12/08/12 4:15pm