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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! — a journey through the weird, wacky, whimsical, wild, and totally unbelievable world of the odd, strange and unusual. Amazing and absolutely true tales happening right now and reported from around the world by a cast of thousands as well as stories ripped from the archives of the company that has been freaking out families for more than 90 years!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! — a journey through the weird, wacky, whimsical, wild, and totally unbelievable world of the odd, strange and unusual. Amazing and absolutely true tales happening right now and reported from around the world by a cast of thousands as well as stories ripped from the archives of the company that has been freaking out families for more than 90 years!
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! — a journey through the weird, wacky, whimsical, wild, and totally unbelievable world of the odd, strange and unusual. Amazing and absolutely true tales happening right now and reported from around the world by a cast of thousands as well as stories ripped from the archives of the company that has been freaking out families for more than 90 years!

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Episodes

Ripley Radio – Week of 81114

8/11/2014
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Duration:00:59:58

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – 080414

8/4/2014
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Duration:00:55:38

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – A Naked Bookseller & the World’s Largest Boulder

7/28/2014
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The largest boulder in the world is seven stories tall and lies within the Mojave Desert. Over the years, people from all over, including a few from Venus have visited what is now called Giant Rock. Barbara Harris is a local historian who knows more about that hunk of granite than anyone. She talks with Tim this week on Ripley … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:53:19

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Voodoo Dolls & a UFO Gathering in the Desert

7/21/2014
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Where do UFO aficionados go for vacation? This year, a record number of them will be heading to Joshua Tree, Calif., to attend the second Contact in the Desert conference which is promoting a stellar lineup of speakers and events. Barbara Harris, one of the featured speakers, visits with Tim this week and tells us all about the much-anticipated confab. … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:54:38

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – A Fingerless Dart Thrower & Big Foot Hunting in Oregon

7/14/2014
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It’s hard to imagine a high-ranking dart thrower with no fingers. Add to that the fact that he has only one good eye and it becomes totally unbelievable! Canadian dart master Wayne Chapman joins us this week and talks about his incredible skills. We go road trippin’ with Chad Lewis to Oregon this week on Ripley Radio, the official program … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:50:36

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – A Car-Driving Dog & the Ultimate Elvis Fan

7/7/2014
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Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has gone to the dogs, because dogs, in their own cute way can be quite strange at time. This week, we’ll hear of an accident in which a Chihuahua was driving one of the cars. We’ll also hear about Sally, a small dog from Fort Lauderdale who fell … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:49:45

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Thieving Bears & Whiskey Flavored Pigs

6/30/2014
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Bears of all kind have been making headlines this summer but the latest weird bear story from New Hampshire may be the best yet. It seems a bear broke into a parked car and stole the car stereo. This week on Ripley Radio, we talk with Sargent George Walker, the trooper who investigated the crime. Whiskey flavored bacon coming … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:58:03

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Bed Bug Tattoos & Bizarre Laws

6/23/2014
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You can’t tie up your alligator to a fire hydrant after 9 p.m. in Detroit, and you are not allowed to honk your car horn in front of a sandwich shop after 9 p.m. in this Southwestern US city. Weird laws are still on the books, and often enforced. We’ll be talking about these and other bizarre laws on this … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:57:57

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Two-Headed Babies & Visiting a Bordello Museum

6/16/2014
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The birth of conjoined twins is more common than most people think in these modern times. This week on Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! we take a look at this birth phenomena and learn where most of the two-headed children are born and which sex – male or female – has the best … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:55:21

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Church Services in a Strip Club & Abe Lincoln’s Pocket Watch

6/9/2014
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Among the greatest conspiracies that you may not know about is the Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy. That’s also the name of a new book. It’s author, Jacopo della Quercia joins us this week on Ripley Radio, the official radio show of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and tells us his story is based on true historical facts, but … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:57:10

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Blazing Fries, Klown Dolls & Spiders and Snakes

6/2/2014
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Fire officials in Waterville, Maine were confronted with a blazing fire in a truck in the Wal-Mart parking lot and upon arrival were quite surprised at the cargo contained in that truck! Fire chief David La Fountain joins us this week on Ripley Radio, the official radio show of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, and explains. Sara Latta, author of … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:51:38

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Winnie the Pooh in Real Life & Blood and Needle Phobias

5/26/2014
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A bear with a jar stuck on his head in the Canadian city of Sudbury was rescued by officials after it blindly walked into a police cruiser! Was it the REAL Winnie the Pooh? This week on Ripley Radio, the official radio show of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, talks with a constable who helped the young bear. … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:54:52

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Eddie Munster, Cat Phobia & a Trip to West Virginia

5/19/2014
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Butch Patrick, better known as Eddie Munster on the iconic TV series, The Munsters, visits us this week on Ripley Radio, the official radio show of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, and tells us about his plans to restore his haunted ancestral home in Macon, Mo. Author Sara Latta joins us again this week and explains the phobias … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:53:24

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Training for Mars, Clown Phobias and Road Trippin’

5/12/2014
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Two volunteers who have trained for a trip to Mars in simulated environments in the U.S., talk with Ripley Radio, the official broadcast program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, about their time isolated in these environs. We start off four-week series on bizarre phobias and on road trippin’ to offbeat and strange roadside attractions. Additional weird, crazy, strange and … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:56:18

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Growing Your Own Boat & Visiting the Garden of Eden

5/5/2014
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Richard Reames grows boats and chairs! He plants trees in a pattern, waters and waits as they grow into what he wants them to be. He visits Ripley Radio, the official radio show of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! this week and tells us how, and why, he does this. Chad Lewis takes us on a road trip to … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:51:59

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Goat Brain Beer, Vampires & a Bonnie & Clyde Festival

4/28/2014
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Margot Adler has read more than 270 books and in return, she has written a book about that experience, Vampires are Us, and brewmaster Justin Low is making beer with goat brains! We talk with both this week, on the April 28 edition of Ripley Radio, the official broadcast program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Additional weird, crazy, strange … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:55:21

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Extreme Acrobat, Forks with Flavor & a Town on Fire

4/21/2014
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Brittany Walsh shot an arrow at David Letterman and he loved it! Her “stupid human trick” was the hit of the night. This week on Ripley Radio, she tells us all about that night and how she hit her target, standing on her hands and shooting the bow with her feet! We also hear about a new revolution in tasting! … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:50:54

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Amelia Earhart, Living Dead Dolls & Near Death Experiences

4/14/2014
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Amelia Earhart to fly solo around the world! Big news then, big news now and Ripley Radio this week talks with the “new” Earhart as she plans her 28,000 mile journey. The 31-year old tells Ralf that with the name her parents gave her, she was destined to be a pilot. Most of us never have a near-death experience, but … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:55:37

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – The Mummy of John Wilkes Booth & Feelin’ What You’re Readin’

4/7/2014
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Presidential conspiracies go back to the first assignation of a U.S. president. This week on Ripley Radio, the official broadcast program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, historian James Taylor reveals that John Wilkes Booth, the actor who killed Abraham Lincoln, may not have been caught as thought and went on to live a long life and then a long … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:54:27

Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast – Shrunken Torsos, Spam, & Pathological Generosity

3/31/2014
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Ripley’s has the world’s greatest collection of shrunken heads, but we also have a couple very rare shrunken torsos and dozens of mummified body parts in the archives. James Taylor’s series on mummies continues this week on Ripley Radio, the official broadcast program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and Ripley archivist Edward Meyer joins in the dialogue of … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:48:45