Why is America so obsessed with the antics of Florida Man? Vice asks the Florida man who wrote a book about it: 

"Pittman capably demonstrates that throughout history, Florida’s served as our nation’s testing ground, or a Petri dish from which localized events have mutated and spread into national trends," says The Millions.

Telling Florida tales with the folks atStudio 10 Live 

"Florida Man Writes Book," declares Creative Loafing, which says "Oh, Florida" walks "the thin line between reality and parody." 

WLRN-FM got a sampling of Florida Weird.

"It’s the first book to explore the reasons why Florida is so wild and weird – and why that’s okay," says the Daytime TV show.

WNYC's Brian Lehrer gets an earful about why Florida is the weirdest state of them all:

Kirkus Reviews calls it an "inviting tour through Florida’s personality & the colorful characters that make it up."