Outhouse Races & Talking with an Orangutan

Weird Animal Month continues on Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, this week as Jack Kassewitz, the world-famous modern day Dr. Doolittle, explains the value behind being able to talk with animals and we hear of a very strange  Kangaroo round-up in Florida.


  •  James Taylor reports on the famous Hubert’s Museum on Times Square in New York City, a hotspot of variety entertainment during the first half of the 20th century
  •  Chad Lewis returns and tells us we should start getting in physical shape for two very off-beat festivals this fall – the Outhouse Races in Kentucky and the Coffin Races in Colorado
  • Ripley archivist Edward Meyer talks about the success of Ripley’s acquisition summer road show – The Bizarre Buying Bazaar
  • TV personality and comedian Mitch English wraps up his month-long run with us by sharing more of his off-beat sense of humor.

Ronnie Spector, former lead singer of the 60s group, The Ronnettes, and former wife of producer and felon Phil Spector, provides our musical egress this week with All I Want.

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