Man Becomes First Time Father at 94 & a Swashbuckling Bartender – all on June 11 Ripley Radio Oddcast

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 11, 2012) – Captain Steamers, A pirate-themed oyster bar in Florida was being robbed when an employee grabbed the closest weapon he could find – a piece of the theming decoration – and foiled the bad guy’s efforts.  What did he use? Tune into the week’s episode of Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast, and find out!

Captain's Steamers, Where Swords Saved the Day

Through the decades of space travel, US Astronauts have not only claimed to see odd things flying by outside their space capsule, but have brought back photographic proof of those objects. NASA immediately “lost” the data in their bureaucracy and instructed the astronauts that they hadn’t seen a thing.  Ripley Radio’s own UFO and Paranormal investigator, Lee Speigel, reports on this cover-up and hints at what’s really happening out there.

More Odd, Unusual, Strange and Unbelievable Things Discussed this Week:

  • The wife a 94-year old Indian man gave birth last month to the man’s first ever child! Intern Abby relates this heart-warming story in our Father’s Day show.
  • Angela has discovered the world’s most expensive pizza. Where else but in New York City, is a restaurant selling a four-slice pie for $1,000!  Listen and find out what goes on top of a pizza that sells for a grand!
  • A daredevil monster-truck driver plans to share a very special and dangerous Father’s Day with his 14 year old daughter by attempting a stunt that has never been done before.  Marc Hartzman explains what this guy is about to attempt IN FRONT OF HIS DAUGHTER!
  • Ralf finds a 2,100 square foot garden-themed woman’s toilet in Japan.  It’s a one-seater, so it won’t be hard to find, just look for the long line.
  • A Croatian lumberjack had a liver transplant and soon became addicted to housework!  Believe It or Not!
  • Jodi Pliszka reports on the Weird Medical Malady known as Misophonia – the hatred of sound.
  • Weird Holiday Creator Tom Roy, shares information on Stupid Guy Thing Day, just in time for Father’s Day.
  • And the hot new boy band, One Direction provides our musical egress this week with One Thing.

Ripley Radio is a journey through the weird, wacky, whimsical, wild, and totally unbelievable world of the odd, strange and unusual. Each show provides listeners with amazing and absolutely true tales of today, as well as unbelievable facts culled from the extensive archives of the company that has been freaking out families for more than 90 years!

The weekly broadcast is an unpredictable and fun-filled show that proves beyond all dimensions that Ripley’s is indeed, the global authority on the weird, strange, bizarre and the UNBELIEVABLE!

For detailed information on each show, the hosts and a look at the extensive archives, please visit the Ripley Radio website. Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast is also on Facebook. Drop by and “Like” us!

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About Ripley Radio

Ripley Radio is owned by Ripley Entertainment Inc., keepers of the venerable Ripley’s Believe It or Not! brand and is a global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 12 million guests visit its 80-plus world-wide attractions annually. The Orlando-based company also has divisions that oversee publishing, licensing and broadcast operations.  Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the third-largest privately held company in Canada.

Contact

Tim O’Brien
Ripley Radio Executive Producer
VP Communications
Ripley Entertainment Inc.
obrien@ripleys.com
Office – 615-646-7465
Cell – 615-496-5949

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