Tag Archives: Edward Meyer
A Man with 3 Eyes and 2 Noses & the Home of Winnie the Pooh– all on January 13 Episode of Ripley Radio

A Man with 3 Eyes and 2 Noses & the Home of Winnie the Pooh– all on January 13 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO (Jan. 13, 2014) – One of the strangest men to ever work the circus sideshows of the U.S. is Bill Durks, who was billed as the man with three eyes and two noses. This week on Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, sideshow historian James Taylor talks about […]

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Funky Road Trips, Seeing Upside Down & Newfangled Phobias – all on September 23 Episode of Ripley Radio

Funky Road Trips, Seeing Upside Down & Newfangled Phobias – all on September 23 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO (Sept. 23, 2013) – Been to the Devil’s Rope Museum lately? Or have you seen the huge Blue Whale? This week on Ripley Radio, the official broadcast program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Chad Lewis takes us on a funky road trip that the entire family will recollect forever. Also, we hear about […]

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UFOs, Pickled Punks & The Worst Song Titles Ever – on September 9 Edition of Ripley Radio

UFOs, Pickled Punks & The Worst Song Titles Ever – on September 9 Edition of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO (Sept. 9, 2013) – This week on Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, we celebrate our fourth year anniversary of broadcasting. We begin our fifth weird and wacky year hearing from Don Donderi, a scientist who believes in the research that crews from UFOs landed on Earth and […]

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Year of the Rabbit, a Carny Priest and a Bunch of Creeps – All on Aug. 26 Episode of Ripley Radio

Year of the Rabbit, a Carny Priest and a Bunch of Creeps – All on Aug. 26 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO (Aug. 26, 2013) – Jody Pliszka visits us this week on Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, and explains what the Chinese Year of the Rabbit means to all of us and what we should expect if we were born under one of the five signs of the […]

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Ball of Twine Controversy, UFO Phil, and is it Real or is it Fake? – all on June 10 Episode of Ripley Radio

Ball of Twine Controversy, UFO Phil, and is it Real or is it Fake? – all on June 10 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO (June 10, 2013) – We take a look into the great American Hoax this week on Ripley Radio, the official radio broadcast of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!  Sideshow historian James Taylor talks about the great fakes of all times that were presented as real in museum and circus shows, Ripley archivist Edward Meyer […]

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A Bumbling Thief, a Porsche’s Curse, & Jet Engine Art Work– On June 3 Episode of Ripley Radio

A Bumbling Thief, a Porsche’s Curse, & Jet Engine Art Work– On June 3 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO, (June 3, 2013) – What does the Cardiff Giant and the Feejee Mermaid have in common?  They are both major deceptions that have fooled millions over the years. This week on Ripley Radio, we begin a four-part series on the art of the hoax as we interview Jim Murphy, author of the new book, […]

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A Visit to Popeye’s Home Town & a Half-Blind Baseball Pitcher: all on March 25 Episode of Ripley Radio

A Visit to Popeye’s Home Town & a Half-Blind Baseball Pitcher: all on March 25 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO, (March 25, 2013) – One of the oldest cartoon characters in the world is Popeye the Sailor Man and this week we learn from Chad Lewis that Chester, Ill. lays claim as the hometown of the character and each year holds an off-beat picnic in his honor. Getting into the big leagues is tough […]

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Favorite Foods of Dead Celebrities & The Art of Eating Light Bulbs: All on March 18 Episode of Ripley Radio

Favorite Foods of Dead Celebrities & The Art of Eating Light Bulbs: All on March 18 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO, (March 18, 2013) – Variety entertainer extraordinaire Todd Robbins drops by this week and tells us that he has eaten more than 5,000 light bulbs during his career as part of his act. It’s a learned skill and one has to be very careful, he notes.

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Wild Men, Hot Water Bottles & Not Missing Work for 44 Years: On February 25 Episode of Ripley Radio

Wild Men, Hot Water Bottles & Not Missing Work for 44 Years: On February 25 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO  (Feb. 25, 2013) – Detroit’s Deborah Ford retired from the US Post Office in February having never missed a day of work in her 44 years. She visits this week and tells us how she did it. Also this week on Ripley Radio, the official broadcast program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, we […]

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The 3-Legged Man Named Lentini and the Alligator Man Named Jake – All on January 28 Episode of Ripley Radio

The 3-Legged Man Named Lentini and the Alligator Man Named Jake – All on January 28 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO (Jan. 28, 2013) – This week on Ripley Radio, the official broadcast partner of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, we look at a couple of Legends.  Sideshow historian James Taylor introduces us to Francesco Lentini, a man with three legs who spent his life entertaining the weird and strange-seeking masses.  David Marsh of Marsh’s […]

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