Tagged: florida

harembe

Harembe Died And It Quickly Became Racial

When I heard a boy crawled through a barrier and fell into a moat at the Cincinnati Zoo’s outdoor gorilla center, leading the gorilla who picked him up to be shot, I thought for sure the boy was white. It was a midwestern zoo in a country that is approximately 63%...

landslide

Landslide For Hillary Is Trump’s Meaning

  Presidential elections are a race to 270 electoral votes that turns on maybe a dozen key swing states. Those states are won and lost in a handful of suburban bellwether counties between heavily Democratic cities and heavily Republican rural areas, notes Jim Geraghty. While performance in a primary doesn’t...

delegate math

Sorry Bernie People: Delegate Math Is Undeniable

Hillary Clinton won Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio in the third Super Tuesday of this Democratic primary. Let’s take a look at how unrelenting the delegate math is in the Democratic primary. Delegate Math There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic Primary. Of those delegates, 4051 are...

tipper

Dear, “Less-Than-Generous” Tipper

This is a letter to the world of customers from a voice of the service industry. To the people who were less than pleased, blissfully unaware of their poor skills with a tip calculator, and to the people that just didn’t understand how much these little gratuity offerings mean to...

KTB TV: St. Petersburg Pride 2015

  America has collectively rejoiced in the ruling of gay marriage legalization across all 50 states. The timing was impeccable, as cities all over the world celebrated Pride that same weekend, including both New York City and Tampa, Florida. St. Pete Pride took over the Bay Area starting as early...

Munchies

Think Before You Drink: How To Defeat The Munchies

So you’re out with your friend’s on Friday night, and you’ve made a plan to stick to one drink for the night to keep your calories down. You’ve been doing well all week, and you’re keeping the mixers light and the shots straight. Unfortunately for you, after a couple drinks,...

mud run

KTB TV: Mud Run Diaries

    Only so many words can truly describe what it’s like to participate in a mud run. There are only so many ways to say how muddy you get, how much energy you need to survive, and how much the event will challenge every aspect of your being. You...

So You Think Florida Weather Is “Nice?”

All the time, my non-Floridian friends tell me how jealous they are of how lucky I am to live in Florida. “You have palm trees,” “You have endless summers,” “You have the beach,” and every other Florida perk is recited to me each time we talk, ever. Yeah, Florida is...

savage race

Mud Run Diaries: Savage Race Hits Central Florida

  On Sunday, March 29th, Central Florida became the birthplace of hundreds of “Savages.” Savage Race was held at Little Everglades Ranch, about an hour away from the Tampa area. People of all shapes, sizes, ages, and fitness levels gathered together and embarked on a race that promoted teamwork, strong...