24 Weird St. Louis News Stories of 2014

Plenty of important stuff happens here in St. Louis, but we really love highlighting the crazy events that make the Gateway City so much fun for journalists to cover. Featuring sex, nerds, bad dress codes and way too many bodily functions, here are the local news stories of 2014 that made us feel like the hometown version of the National Enquirer -- and we mean that in the best way possible.

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Sex Positive St. Louis Bowls in the Buff at Saratoga Lanes (NSFW)
NSFW: Cardinals Pitcher Carlos Martinez Comes Out as Not Gay on Twitter
"Grillz" Shop Wants to Make STL the Gold Teeth Capital of America
5 Weird Things about STL Native and Guardians of the Galaxy Director James Gunn
You're Saying It Wrong: 20 Missouri Cities No One Knows How to Pronounce
Naughty List: Missouri Ranks 5th in the U.S. for Longest Duration During Sex
Wearing Blackface, Sullivan High School Seniors Play Powder-Puff Football Game
KSDK's Elizabeth Matthews Grabs Pile of Human Poop With Her Bare Hands
Picture of Giant Penis Mysteriously Appears on State Rep. Mark Parkinson's Twitter Feed
Bikinis and Bulls at Ballpark Village