Ripley Radio takes a Look at Roadside America, Touchdown Jesus and a One-Legged Salsa Dancer

In the September 1 Episode: Doug Kirby and Ken Smith of the popular roadsideamerica.com web site details the latest news on roadside attractions, live from the side of the road in Lubbock, Texas; Intern Eric tells us the sad tale of the lightning strike that destroyed  the Touchdown Jesus statue in Ohio;  Tim quizzes Stayce, a Weeki Wachee mermaid on this week’s Celebrity Spot the Not!; Marci reports on a grizzly death at the National Sauna Championships and a one-legged South American Salsa dancer;  and Edward unveils Ripley’s newest acquisition: a large four foot by 8 foot portrait of Lady Gaga – created from more than 61,000 BB pellets!

Ripley Radio – an On-Demand Oddcast

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 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!

You can enjoy Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast at the dedicated Ripley Radio website and in the Podcast section of iTunes.

Meet Ripley Radio’s Ensemble:

  • Tim O’Brien, executive producer, co-host
    Vice President, Communications, Ripley Entertainment Inc.
     
  •  “Ralf with an F” (Ralf Ingwersen), co-host
    Director of Ghost Tours
    Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, St. Augustine, Fla.
     
  • Edward Meyer
    Vice President, Exhibits and Archives, Ripley Entertainment Inc.
     
  • Marci Pikel
    Manager of Marketing & Production Services, Ripley Entertainment Inc.

 For detailed information on each host, please visit the Ripley Radio website.

 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 13 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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