Ripley Radio Explores Why People Like to Be Scared and Why People Love Fried Twinkies

We have that and more summer-time fun on the July 25 episode of Ripley Radio: An On-Demand Oddcast
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July 25, 2011 - PRLog -- •   Chris Alexander, Editor-in-Chief of Fangoria magazine explains why people love to be grossed out and scared by horror and how he strives to keep a balance in his publication’s coverage of the macabre.  

•   Intern Eric tells us why the burial crypt above Marilyn Monroe remains empty and why past potential buyers have backed out.

•   We learn from HuffPost Weird News reporter David Moye how concessionaire Chicken Charlie has made a living on the carnival and fair circuit deep frying Oreos  and Twinkies and of his latest concoction – a Krispy Kreme donut chicken sandwich.

•   Marci Pikel relates a sad story about a floating garbage dump in the middle of the ocean larger than Pittsburgh.  

•   Ripley archivist Edward Meyer tells the story of one of Ripley’s most horrifying exhibits – The Iron Maiden.

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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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.

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