Sword Swallowing and Fire Eating

Tim O’Brien, the producer and co-host of Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast, let his freak flag fly during June and attended Harley Newman’s Oddity University where he was taught the art of sword swallowing, fire eating, walking on glass and sticking strange objects up his nose. He tells us all about the experience in this week’s episode.



  • We also hear from Mark Hunneman, a Presbyterian Minister AND a paranormal investigator, who wrote the book “Seeing Ghosts through God’s Eyes.” He answers the tough questions of whether God ever saw ghosts and if one can believe in both ghosts and God at the same time.
  • Grace Ho, author of, “One Minute Feng Shui for Prosperity,” explains how to get a job using Feng Shui
  • Abby tells us about a refrigerator that reminds us to drink enough water – by tweeting; Angela has the doggie feel good story of the week
  • Edward talks about the ghosts that were recently discovered in Ripley’s corporate headquarters in Orlando
  • Ralf announces that the Frozen Dead Guy Festival in Colorado is up for sale
  • and Tim challenges the group on their knowledge of sword swallowing in this week’s Spot the Not! quiz.



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