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I was sharked -- sharked! -- to miss "Sharknado" last week

by Richard Mize Modified: July 18, 2013 at 3:41 pm •  Published: July 18, 2013

So I won’t be missing the “Sharknado” encoure tonight — at 6 p.m. on Syfy, OKC Cox Channel 49.

Now, how to make this a blog about real estate … hmmm.

Oh, of course: The standard homeowner’s insurance policy covers damage from “falling objects” — and unless sharks are excluded, I’m pretty sure you’re covered, especially if they get sucked up out of the ocean by tornados and get plopped down on top of your house!

(That *is* the gist of  “Sharknado.” But it’s the streets of Los Angeles OMG the STREETS OF LOS ANGELES, not your house.)

Can’t. Wait. I even watched “Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (Raymond Burr, 1958)” last night to prepare.

Plus: Streets are infrastructure. That’s real estate. Buildings in Los Angeles? Real estate. Property damage from tornados, or sharks, or sharknados? Real estate, real estate, real estate.

I’d say ”Sharknados” is a movie about real estate!

So it’s Date Night tonight at the Mize house, with She Who is My Patient Wife, who loves some kinds of schlock even more than I do! Hot dogs and popcorn will be served! We’ll pretend it’s a drive-in movie theater! Special-purpose real estate!

This morning, I turned to Facebook for more!

Post: “Richard Mize … is taking suggestions on how to make ‘Sharknado’ a real estate story. Thank you. 

Commenter: “Well you know that in Western Kansas 100′s of thousands of fossilized sharks teeth can be found. How did they get there?”

Me: “Sharknados!”

Commenter: “How about: ‘the film sets, studio, locations, and homes where this show was watched are all a horrible waste of real estate.’

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by Richard Mize
Real Estate Editor
Real estate editor Richard Mize has edited The Oklahoman's weekly residential real estate section and covered housing, commercial real estate, construction, development, finance and related business since 1999. From 1989 to 1999, he worked...
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