Sh*t happened 12/28/15: Record high temps, the usual hijinks


Wow, that was a freakin' sweaty Christmas weekend, right?

THURSDAY, DEC. 24:

USF sued a Maine laboratory for patent infringement regarding the use of mice with a certain genetic mutation that gives them Alzheimer's. Man, the world is weird sometimes.

The Tampa Bay area set a record for Christmas Eve Day temperatures, but the world is definitely not heating up at all, ho ho ho.

FRIDAY, DEC. 25:

Many of us celebrated the birth of the son of God, even though if Jesus was a real person, he was probably born in the summer, and is more likely actually an incredibly persistent and meaningful metaphor for not being an asshole. Some people don't get this.

SATURDAY, DEC. 26:

An argument turned into a a scene from a bad '80s movie when a man ended up getting dragged by a car through the parking lot of an Odessa 7-Eleven. Best line from this story? "Snow said it was known if others were in the vehicle." 

SUNDAY, DEC. 27:

And finally, the Bucs lost to the the Bears. Professional sports are dumb, and spending millions on 'em is dumber.

Photo by Pogrebnoj-Alexandroff via Creative Commons licensing.

Scroll to read more News Feature articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]