A Very Fat Man, a Slender Man Monster & a Strong Woman

Happy New Year and may it be as Weird, Wacky and Wonderfully strange as you wish it to be.  A good place to start that journey is by listening to Ripley Radio, the official radio show of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! every week in 2014! It’s Wacky guaranteed.  This week, James Taylor, our sideshow historian talks with us about Bruce Snowden, the last Fat Man to work the carnival  midways of America and Chad Lewis, our intrepid reporter unveils the monster that we all need to be on the look-out for this year – the Slender Man Monster, who was born on the internet.  A strange story indeed.


  •  We hear from Rabbi Noah Muroff, who found nearly $100,000 in cash in a second-hand desk he purchased. Tune in to see what the good Rabbi did with his found treasure
  • Juli Moody, the self-proclaimed Female Human Link, is a very, very strong lady.  She explains how she was tethered to two motorcycles going in opposite directions and was able to stop them both – dead in their tracks
  • Florida TV celebrity reporter Scott Fais joins us and reveals his favorite weird stories of 2013, and one includes watching alligators hatch – in your own hand
  • Ripley Archivist Edward Meyer presents his “Weirdest Acquisition of the Year” list of 2013 and strangely enough, it includes a McDonald’s Happy Meal he received in the mail.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers present this week’s musical egress, the 1994 hit, American Girl.


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