The Real Orchid Thief

adventures and stories from john laroche and john stafford

I have no idea what got into me. It’s Friday, a Cat 4 hurricane is bearing down on Florida, and I have decided to move my hosting to WordPress.Com and G Suite.


A short post offering a rationale for my erratic postings and why I have ended up as a retired/disabled house elf.

One of the most asked questions about “the movie” is the “Fuck Fish” scene. It’s been a band name, a song, several memes, and it is a long-ass story and not the brief scene you get in the movie.

Throughout my life, I have had some issues with credibility. With my lifestyle and the crazy situations, I found/find myself in my stories are so fantastic, so random, so unlikely that some people have difficulty believing me.

In the apocalyptic-like post-Andrew South Florida, John goes to jail for pretty much no reason wearing a beautiful pink shirt.