Sh*t Happened 2/12/18: Rays choose Ybor, deputies had a busy weekend, Magic Kingdom now even more absurdly expensive

But on the bright side, there's still not time to ride everything.

Happy Monday to you. We sincerely hope that is in fact Olympic fever you're feeling, and not the terrible, terrible stomach flu that's going around.


At a press conference, the Tampa Bay Rays announced Ybor City as their top pick for a location for a new stadium in the region, because they don't care which end of my commute they ruin, as long as they ruin my commute.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputies helped a woman who went into labor deliver her baby at the Florida State Fair. That's what happens when you eat a lot of fried food and then get on the Tilt-A-Whirl.

Pasco County Deputies were rammed by shoplifting suspects in a stolen RV after a chase from Walmart to the parking lot of a hospital. Because of course they were. Welcome to Pasco County. There wasn't any way to work meth into this story?


And finally, Disney once again raised ticket prices for entrance to the Magic Kingdom a several of its other attractions. The new price, "You've got to be fucking kidding me," is only slightly higher than the previous admission price of "Is this a joke?"

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