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Wait Five Minutes: The Floridian Podcast is about the curious stories and cultural changes sweeping through the Sunshine State. Join us every Friday for an informative and charming look into an issue on America's infamous peninsula.

Latest Episodes

The Murder of Guy Bradley

Florida's egrets were on the brink of demise. Enter Guy Bradley, an outdoorsman who, for three short years, fought adamantly to keep the birds safe. Then, on one sweltering July day, his mission was violently cut short. Content warning: This episode makes frequent reference to death, and a brief reference to gun violence. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Check out the primary source material for this episode, Death in the Everglades by Stuart B. McIver. Songs Streetlife Silent Film by Lobo Loco Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco Hey Go by Lobo Loco Visions of 2018 by Lobo Loco Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco

23 MIN6 days ago
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The Murder of Guy Bradley

Gardening in Florida

Growing your own plants is harder. Growing your own plants in Florida is even harder. We take inspiration from the professionals, but getting it right can be nearly impossible. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Find out more about Orlando's botanical garden, Leu Gardens! Read Robert Bowden's book, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening! Songs Springtime by Lobo Loco Nice to Be Near You by Lobo Loco Traveling to Louisiana by Lobo Loco Visions of 2018 by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

22 MIN1 weeks ago
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Gardening in Florida

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Authors leave a trail of legacy and memories behind them. They cannot control how their words will age or change, but, in the case of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, she created a new vocabulary to speak about Florida that we still useto this day. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! The voice of Marjorie was Bailey DeVoe. You can see Bailey DeVoe in Andrew Lippa's Wild Party the Musical at the Aeon Life Theater in Tampa! Read more of Dr. Jill Jones' work here. You can read Lauren Groff's article about Marjorie here. You can check out more of Willie Green's life and legacy here. Songs Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco Traveling Horseby Lobo Loco Piano Parapentesby Lobo Loco Traveling to Louisianaby Lobo Loco Hey Goby Lobo Loco Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Brain Instrumental Retroby Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

28 MIN2 weeks ago
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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Marco Polo Park

Nine months before Walt Disney World took Central Florida by storm, one unusual little theme park tried to leave an impact of their own. Why did so many parks try to take on the Mouse? And what do we get in return when we relish in nostalgia? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Echoes Boogie Dancehall by Lobo Loco Traveling to Lousiana by Lobo Loco Piano Parapentes by Lobo Loco Love After Midnight by Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

22 MIN3 weeks ago
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Marco Polo Park

Florida's Flag

From our early Spanish years, to our secession from the United States, our flag has been a playground of ideologies. Why has our state struggled to find its own identity? And how can Floridians fight to control their own symbols and narratives? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs You Get The Blues by Lobo Loco Brain - Instrumental Retro by Lobo Loco Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Easy Night by Lobo Loco Piano Parapentes by Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

26 MINSEP 9
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Florida's Flag

Moonshine in the Everglades

The secret pathways of the Everglades have puzzled explorers for decades. However, for the criminals of Prohibition-era Miami, the maze of the swamp was the perfect way to escape justice. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Hey Go by Lobo Loco Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco

9 MINAUG 26
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Moonshine in the Everglades

Key Largo & Key Largo

Most of John Huston's 1948 classicKey Largowas actually filmed in California. This doesn't matter for the people of the real Key Largo, who have built a city around the movie's popularity. How much of it is truly inspired by the island? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Traveling to Louisiana by Lobo Loco Echoes Boogie Dancehall by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Additional Audio Key Largo Official Trailer #1 Hurricanes in the Movies: Hurricane scene from film "Key Largo" Humphrey Bogart Film Festival - Key Largo

11 MINAUG 19
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Key Largo & Key Largo

Lights Over Ocala

For over sixty years, the citizens of Ocala have seen strange lights over their forest. Could the Navy base deep in the woods be the explanation? Or is there something beyond our world paying visits to the little town? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show at wfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Morning at the Creek by Lobo Loco Autumn Morning by Lobo Loco Arround the Village by Lobo Loco Additional Audio Case 78114 - Ocala, Florida, July 31, 2016

10 MINAUG 12
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Lights Over Ocala

The Short Life of John Gorrie

Yellow fever and malaria tore about the south for over a century. Fifty years before anyone had a treatment for either of these diseases, one Florida man invented a machine that could've saved millions... if only anyone had listened. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwaitfiveminutespodcast@gmail.com! Songs Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco

9 MINAUG 5
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The Short Life of John Gorrie

One Year Later

It is the one-year anniversary of the creation of this show. Today, let's celebrate how far we've come, and interrogate all of the places we have yet to go. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwaitfiveminutespodcast@gmail.com! Songs Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco Autumn Morning by Lobo Loco Good Thoughts by Lobo Loco Hey Go by Lobo Loco Love After Midnight by Lobo Loco Echoes Boogie Dancehall by Lobo Loco Sources https://www.orlando.gov/Parks-the-Environment/Directory/Wetlands-Park https://patch.com/connecticut/windsor/it-takes-mark-twain-to-describe-new-england-weather-daca7672 https://www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/arts/twain1.htm http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2017/02/16/mandela-effect-false-memories/#.XTZS2JNKikY https://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2019/06/20/florida-could-face-76-billion-in-climate-change-c...

26 MINJUL 26
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One Year Later

Latest Episodes

The Murder of Guy Bradley

Florida's egrets were on the brink of demise. Enter Guy Bradley, an outdoorsman who, for three short years, fought adamantly to keep the birds safe. Then, on one sweltering July day, his mission was violently cut short. Content warning: This episode makes frequent reference to death, and a brief reference to gun violence. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Check out the primary source material for this episode, Death in the Everglades by Stuart B. McIver. Songs Streetlife Silent Film by Lobo Loco Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco Hey Go by Lobo Loco Visions of 2018 by Lobo Loco Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco

23 MIN6 days ago
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The Murder of Guy Bradley

Gardening in Florida

Growing your own plants is harder. Growing your own plants in Florida is even harder. We take inspiration from the professionals, but getting it right can be nearly impossible. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Find out more about Orlando's botanical garden, Leu Gardens! Read Robert Bowden's book, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening! Songs Springtime by Lobo Loco Nice to Be Near You by Lobo Loco Traveling to Louisiana by Lobo Loco Visions of 2018 by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

22 MIN1 weeks ago
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Gardening in Florida

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Authors leave a trail of legacy and memories behind them. They cannot control how their words will age or change, but, in the case of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, she created a new vocabulary to speak about Florida that we still useto this day. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! The voice of Marjorie was Bailey DeVoe. You can see Bailey DeVoe in Andrew Lippa's Wild Party the Musical at the Aeon Life Theater in Tampa! Read more of Dr. Jill Jones' work here. You can read Lauren Groff's article about Marjorie here. You can check out more of Willie Green's life and legacy here. Songs Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco Traveling Horseby Lobo Loco Piano Parapentesby Lobo Loco Traveling to Louisianaby Lobo Loco Hey Goby Lobo Loco Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Brain Instrumental Retroby Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

28 MIN2 weeks ago
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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Marco Polo Park

Nine months before Walt Disney World took Central Florida by storm, one unusual little theme park tried to leave an impact of their own. Why did so many parks try to take on the Mouse? And what do we get in return when we relish in nostalgia? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Echoes Boogie Dancehall by Lobo Loco Traveling to Lousiana by Lobo Loco Piano Parapentes by Lobo Loco Love After Midnight by Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

22 MIN3 weeks ago
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Marco Polo Park

Florida's Flag

From our early Spanish years, to our secession from the United States, our flag has been a playground of ideologies. Why has our state struggled to find its own identity? And how can Floridians fight to control their own symbols and narratives? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs You Get The Blues by Lobo Loco Brain - Instrumental Retro by Lobo Loco Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Easy Night by Lobo Loco Piano Parapentes by Lobo Loco Hear more music from Lobo Locohere!

26 MINSEP 9
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Florida's Flag

Moonshine in the Everglades

The secret pathways of the Everglades have puzzled explorers for decades. However, for the criminals of Prohibition-era Miami, the maze of the swamp was the perfect way to escape justice. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Hey Go by Lobo Loco Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco

9 MINAUG 26
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Moonshine in the Everglades

Key Largo & Key Largo

Most of John Huston's 1948 classicKey Largowas actually filmed in California. This doesn't matter for the people of the real Key Largo, who have built a city around the movie's popularity. How much of it is truly inspired by the island? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Traveling to Louisiana by Lobo Loco Echoes Boogie Dancehall by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Additional Audio Key Largo Official Trailer #1 Hurricanes in the Movies: Hurricane scene from film "Key Largo" Humphrey Bogart Film Festival - Key Largo

11 MINAUG 19
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Key Largo & Key Largo

Lights Over Ocala

For over sixty years, the citizens of Ocala have seen strange lights over their forest. Could the Navy base deep in the woods be the explanation? Or is there something beyond our world paying visits to the little town? Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show at wfmpod@gmail.com! Songs Morning at the Creek by Lobo Loco Autumn Morning by Lobo Loco Arround the Village by Lobo Loco Additional Audio Case 78114 - Ocala, Florida, July 31, 2016

10 MINAUG 12
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Lights Over Ocala

The Short Life of John Gorrie

Yellow fever and malaria tore about the south for over a century. Fifty years before anyone had a treatment for either of these diseases, one Florida man invented a machine that could've saved millions... if only anyone had listened. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwaitfiveminutespodcast@gmail.com! Songs Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco Desert Ghost Town by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco

9 MINAUG 5
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The Short Life of John Gorrie

One Year Later

It is the one-year anniversary of the creation of this show. Today, let's celebrate how far we've come, and interrogate all of the places we have yet to go. Follow Wait Five Minutes on Twitter Follow Wait Five Minutes on Instagram Follow Wait Five Minutes on Facebook Email the show atwaitfiveminutespodcast@gmail.com! Songs Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco Traveling Horse by Lobo Loco Bad Old Daemons by Lobo Loco Autumn Morning by Lobo Loco Good Thoughts by Lobo Loco Hey Go by Lobo Loco Love After Midnight by Lobo Loco Echoes Boogie Dancehall by Lobo Loco Sources https://www.orlando.gov/Parks-the-Environment/Directory/Wetlands-Park https://patch.com/connecticut/windsor/it-takes-mark-twain-to-describe-new-england-weather-daca7672 https://www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/arts/twain1.htm http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2017/02/16/mandela-effect-false-memories/#.XTZS2JNKikY https://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2019/06/20/florida-could-face-76-billion-in-climate-change-c...

26 MINJUL 26
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One Year Later