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The show is an unpredictable and fun-filled hour that will prove beyond all dimensions that Ripley’s is indeed, the global authority on the weird, strange and bizarre. Each show provides listeners with amazing and absolutely true tales of today as well as unbelievables from the extensive archives of the company that has been freaking out families for more than 90 years!

Sword Swallowers Day & The Smartest Horse Ever

Sword Swallowers Day & The Smartest Horse Ever

Episode 131 This Saturday, February 23, nearly three dozen sword swallowers will gather at 20 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, worldwide, to celebrate World Sword Swallower’s Day. Dan Meyer, the world’s preeminent sword swallower, and founder of this special day, visits with us this week on Ripley Radio, the […]
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Valentine’s Day Oddities & Weirdness

Valentine’s Day Oddities & Weirdness

Episode 130 On this special Valentine’s episode of Ripley Radio, we take a look at the strange, unusual and non-mainstream ways to celebrate the big holiday dedicated to sweethearts. As more and more people are writing love letters, we hear from David Rees, the world’s only professional pencil sharpener, and […]
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Art from Cremains, Wheelchair Bowling, and a Sub-Zero Challenge

Art from Cremains, Wheelchair Bowling, and a Sub-Zero Challenge

Episode 129 Believe It or Not!, several US cities want to steal the “Icebox of the Nation” moniker from International Falls, Minn.. Chad Lewis joins us this week and tells us about the challenge from these upstarts.  A person’s ashes from cremation aren’t just for urns anymore. Angela explains that […]
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The 3-Legged Man Named Lentini and the Alligator Man Named Jake

The 3-Legged Man Named Lentini and the Alligator Man Named Jake

Episode 128 This week on Ripley Radio, we look at a couple of Legends.  Sideshow historian James Taylor introduces us to Francesco Lentini, a man with three legs who spent his life entertaining the weird and strange-seeking masses.  David Marsh of Marsh’s Free Museum in Washington State, tells us about […]
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Why The World Didn’t End, The Elephant Man & Top Medical Maladies

Why The World Didn’t End, The Elephant Man & Top Medical Maladies

Episode 127 This week on Ripley Radio we listen to James Papp, an expert on the Mayan culture as he tells us why the world didn’t end in December as predicted by so many. Also we hear from Brent Sicard, who went from being the janitor of a grocery store […]
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Top Stories of the Weird, Strange & Unusual of 2012

Top Stories of the Weird, Strange & Unusual of 2012

Episode 126 It was a big year for the weird and strange and this week on Ripley Radio we take a look at some of the weirdest tales of 2012.  Chad Lewis reveals the top roadside attractions he visited during the year and Lee Speigel unveils the top paranormal stories […]
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King of Stupid Human Tricks & Crashing a Biker’s Funeral

King of Stupid Human Tricks & Crashing a Biker’s Funeral

Episode 125 In our first show of 2013, we talk with the king of Stupid Human Tricks, Brian Pankey. He holds more than 2,000 records for doing stupid things! Gail Ruben, the doyenne of death, joins us again and talks about the brighter side of death – the unique, weird […]
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Hard Core Jousting, Sunken Treasures & Jim Morrison & The Doors

Hard Core Jousting, Sunken Treasures & Jim Morrison & The Doors

Encore of Episode 84 We don’t sing Auld Lang Syne, but we do get the year off to a pleasurable start with an unbelievably weird, bizarre and totally fun show.  We hear about a Mexican Restaurant in Los Angeles where the rock group The Doors once had a recording studio […]
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Witch Doctors, Alien Hands & 7 Billion People

Witch Doctors, Alien Hands & 7 Billion People

Encore of Episode 83 TV adventurer, author, actor and world traveler Piers Gibbon stops by Ripley Radio this week and tells us about his latest National Geographic Channel show, The Witch Doctor Will See You Now! ,  Jodi Pliszka explains what the “Alien Hands” syndrome is all about and provides […]
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Roadkill Nourishment & Money-Eating Mongrel

Roadkill Nourishment & Money-Eating Mongrel

Encore of Episode 82 This week we feature a Florida woman who left $1,000 in cash on the kitchen counter only to be eaten by her dog! How she got it back may surprise you! We also discover that at least one pregnant woman craves roadkill, not ice cream. Also […]
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