Tag Archives: Ripley’s Oddcast
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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Pushups on Eggs, a $185,000 Cigar & Walking on Water: All on Ripley Radio’s March 4 Episode

Pushups on Eggs, a $185,000 Cigar & Walking on Water: All on Ripley Radio’s March 4 Episode

ORLANDO (March 4, 2013) – While most of us can’t imagine doing a one-armed pushup of any kind, Darryl Learie holds a world record doing them – with all of his weight balanced on a single egg! He stops by this week and explains how he does it without making omelets. Juan Panesso tells us […]

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Taco-Copters & The Heart Attack Grill – On May 14 Episode of Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast

Taco-Copters & The Heart Attack Grill – On May 14 Episode of Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 14, 2012) – This week, we interview the owner, but we don’t necessarily endorse his concept, of a restaurant in Las Vegas that has a huge sign at the front door warning: “Caution, This establishment is bad for your health.”

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The Colorful World of Tattooed Ladies Explored on Ripley Radio in the August 29 Episode

The Colorful World of Tattooed Ladies Explored on Ripley Radio in the August 29 Episode

Not much has been written or broadcast about Tattooed Ladies but this week we delve into that colorful and somewhat revealing world: Amelia Klem Osterud explains how she came to write “The Tattooed Lady: A History,” the first-ever definitive history of the tattooed woman. Two of the modern day ladies featured in the book, Charon Henning and Thrill […]

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Ripley Radio Oddcast Visits a Mysterious Voodoo Museum, an Underground City & a Sideshow Bar

Ripley Radio Oddcast Visits a Mysterious Voodoo Museum, an Underground City & a Sideshow Bar

There’s a great deal of offbeat diversity on the June 27 episode of Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast. Check this out – we are directing you to several very unique and totally unbelievable places to visit during your vacation this year!

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Pirate Expert Dispels Long-Held Myths on Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast

Pirate Expert Dispels Long-Held Myths on Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast

On the November 1 Episode of Ripley Radio: Renown pirate expert and collector Pat Croce dispels long held myths about the pirates of yore; Marc Hartzman tells of the reunion between the Bearded Lady Vivian Wheeler and her long lost son;

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Real Life Super Heroes, Baseball Heroes and All Time Believe It or Not! Freak Heroes – All Featured on Ripley Radio’s Oddcast

Real Life Super Heroes, Baseball Heroes and All Time Believe It or Not! Freak Heroes – All Featured on Ripley Radio’s Oddcast

In the Oct. 15 Episode: Tea Krulos, an expert on Real Life Superheroes, provides us with a view of the special people who dress up at night and go out to protect their neighborhoods as costumed enforcers; Chris Epting reports that the little-known author of the third most popular song of all time, “Take Me […]

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