ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2011) – The Star Spangled Banner’s lyrics were written by Francis Scott Key and the song has been sung by millions of Americans. But it was none other than Robert Ripley who started an effort to recognize the song as America’s national anthem.Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2011) – People often scratch their heads at some of the things that modern-day U.S. presidents have said and done. But recent presidents have nothing on Washington and Lincoln (imagine if pundits and cable news shows existed back then!).Read more
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Creates Custom Cartoons of Willie Brown, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Olympic Skier Ani Serebrakian
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – (July 26, 2010) – One walked on the moon. One was the longest-running Speaker of the California State Assembly. One is a college junior who competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
But none of the three – Buzz Aldrin, Willie Brown, Ana Serebrakian - has ever been immortalized in such a manner by Ripley’s [...]
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Cartoonist To Be Featured Speaker at Cartoonist Society Meeting in St. Petersburg
Orlando, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2006) – The illustrator of the world’s longest running daily cartoon strip, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! will be the featured speaker when the Florida Chapter of the National Cartoonist Society gather for its annual conference for the first time in St. Petersburg, Fla., Oct. 6-8 at the Bayfront Hilton. Graziano [...]Read more
Ripley Entertainment Announces Nationwide Search for Artist to Illustrate its 86-Year Old Believe it or Not! Cartoon
Orlando, FL, April 7, 2004 – Ripley Entertainment has announced a nationwide search for a new artist to illustrate its famous Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Cartoon, which is syndicated in 42 countries worldwide. The winner will be only the fifth ever to helm the pen for this historic series.
Company offers a once in a [...]