Weird Pop Culture Lists & Underwater Music

It’s mid-summer and Ripley Radio, the official broadcast station of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, is taking you on a road trip to a couple unusual destinations this week. Chad Lewis is joining us to report on an underwater music festival and a Mothman fest.  Dan Harmon, author of Super Pop, a book of Top 10 pop culture hits, will stop by and tell us why his new book will make its readers smarter, happier and more likely to survive a shark attack.

ALSO ON THIS EPISODE:

  • Jodi Pliszka tells us about a weird medical malady that caused fingernails to grow out of a young woman’s pores over her entire body
  • National Geographic writer Jennifer Holland , author of Unlikely Friends, tells us about strange animal friendships
  • Dale Palzet, principal of an Illinois middle school reveals his school has a new Guinness World Record in the making – 24 sets of twins enrolled!
  • TV personality and comedian Mitch English is back with more zany, but true stories
  • We hear about a Museum of Broken Relationships.

For our musical egress this week, the Zombies salute summer with their bluesy rendition of Summertime.


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