Sword Swallowers Day & The Smartest Horse Ever

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 official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!


  • Marc Hartzman tells us that Hans may be the smartest horse ever
  • Dan Diehl, an artist who “paints” with smoke describes his unique talent to us
  • Ripley’s new media expert, Lauren Hubbard, explains how fans of Ripley can interact with the company on the various social media platforms available
  • Jodi Pliszka reports on a rare, very weird medical malady

Bruno Mars provides the musical egress this week with Locked Out of Heaven.

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