| Mar 21, 2010
For Susan Wuerz of Winter Springs, Florida, the only thing worse than worrying about whether she had breast cancer were the tests.
The standard way of locating most breast tumors involves threading a wire through a needle to the site of a tumor...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:25 AM
There's been a lot of bad news about the economy recently, but, luckily for us, John Oliver has some really awesome and hilarious news.
On last night's "The Daily Show," Oliver documented the story of a Florida couple and a newbie lawyer who...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:53 AM
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:27 AM
A week after U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) grilled Transportation Security Administration Chief John Pistole over the absurdity of his agency's random pat-down system (which results in 6-year-old girls getting frisked while suspects on the terrorist watch...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 10:33 AM
Let me start this post by saying something that has now become quite clear: U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) Twitter account was not hacked. He sent the image of his penis to a Twitter follower and has now engaged in a convoluted attempt to cover it...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Perhaps you saw the report on Drudge about "closet-gate," which broke this weekend, in which staffers for Vice President Joe Biden constrained a Florida journalist to closet during a fundraiser at a wealthy developer's house.
But what you haven't...
| Nov 7, 2010
As many as 14 armed Orange County deputies, including narcotics agents, stormed Strictly Skillz barbershop during business hours on a Saturday in August, handcuffing barbers in front of customers during a busy back-to-school weekend.
It was just one of a...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 6:34 PM
A missing 3-year-old boy from Florida was found unharmed at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Midtown Tuesday, police said.
According to NYPD officials, Nathaniel Fons was abandoned by a man and a woman at the landmark cathedral at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday....
| Sep 9, 2010
Sweat dripping down her neck, kiwis in each hand, Chelsea Marando dashes to the crooked baskets of fresh corn. She adjusts the bins, then picks up an ear and peels back one of its leaves. The white kernels sparkle like pearls.
"Isn't that gorgeous,"...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 1:22 PM
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers belong to a special class of artists, a class comprised of those few acts that have sustained decades-long careers despite the restlessness of popular music's audience. The Heartbreakers' tours are among the most successful...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 11:33 AM
New to the Central Florida zip line scene is Zip Orlando, which started operating out of Kissimmee last month. The name may sound metropolitan, but the setting is definitely rural and a bit of a trip back in Florida history.
After checking in at an...