Here are just a few examples:
- Earlier this week, Florida Man decided to turn himself into a human boat trailer hitch.
- In June, Florida Man was arrested for stealing a car and police found a capuchin monkey clinging to the suspect’s pink polo shirt.
- Last November, Florida Man was arrested after he allegedly crashed his truck into an SUV just to prove an intersection was unsafe.
Since “The Daily Show” is in Miami this week, correspondent Desi Lydic decided to explore the circumstances that make the Sunshine State America’s weirdest.
In the process, she interviewed many guys who engaged in situations that earned them the “Florida Man” headline in various news stories.
They weren’t much help, but, as the video below shows, Lydic did manage to uncover the most plausible explanation why so much wacky news comes out of Florida.
Spoiler alert: It’s not the water, though that’s the theory of the guy dressed like a pirate.
You can watch the complete segment below: