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Episode 57 – Likes Wanted and Free Viagra!

Episode #57 begins with Matt and Louie trying to decide if Louie’s and A-hole and Matt wine tasting with a sheep dog. This week they riff about the fugitive who for a mere 15,000 likes on his wanted poster would turn himself in and the french town that’s offering free Viagra to residents!

Plus we get our weekly visit from Life Coach Randy!

Odd News Stories

SpectrumReport.com – Fugitive Refuses To Surrender Unless 15,000 People ‘Like’ His Wanted Photo

People.com – Mayor Offers Free Viagra to Couples Who Move to his French Village in Hopes of Boosting Population

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Episode 56 – Human-Compost-and-Naked-Art

Episode 56 starts with the guys talking about seeing Jurassic Park at the symphony and Matt’s “coffee name”. Then they get into the strange news stories. This week they talk about people turning people into dirt and getting naked to check out an art gallery!

Plus we get another visit from our favorite lifecoach Randy!

Odd News Stories

Spokesman.com – Washington could add ‘human composting’ option to burial, cremation

Vaping Underground – Unclothed man displays more than art in Moscow gallery stroll

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Episode 55: Ear-Arm and the Unicorn Sheep

Episode 55 starts with the guys chatting about society expecting Matt to know how to speak Spanish and Louie to know karate. Then they get into the strange news. This week they cover the first story that has creeped out both Matt and Louie, which is about a guy that has an ear growing out of his forearm! They also chat about the Unicorn Sheep that was saved by a case of beer!

We also have a tip from our favorite life coach Randy!

Here’s a picture of the ear:

ear growing out of arm
Image from: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-11/implanted-ear-up-close.jpg

Here’s the unicorn sheep:

Unicorn sheep!
Image from News.com.au

Odd News Stories

ABC.net.au – Perth artist Stelarc grows ear on his arm, plans to connect it to internet

News.com.au – Strange ‘unicorn’ sheep saved from death by two cases of beer

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Episode 54 – High Tech Burglar and Internet Witches

Episode 54 begins with the guys talking about mysterious packages showing up at Louie’s home and Matt’s becoming fluent in Australian slang. Then they get into the strange news. This week they cover a hi-tech burglar and Witches finally getting on the information superhighway!

Plus episode 54 has the first installment of a new segment from Life Coach Randy, the official life coach of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast!

Odd New Stories

1031maxfm.com – Oregon Man Called Police About A Burglar. Armed Officers Found A Rogue Roomba

Zukus.net – Romania’s witches harness the powers of the internet

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Episode 53 – Shawn Farquhar and Easter Bunny Fight Update

Episode 53 begins with Matt talking about how the genius bar called his iPhone “vintage” and how Louie became the “narc” in his town.

Then they have a special guest Shawn Farquhar in studio in an interview. Shawn is a two time world champion magician and tells us how to save people from a burning building and get a lot of air time when you are on a talk show…and much more!

Odd News Story

WFTV.com – Punching Easter bunny who broke up fight has rap sheet

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Episode #52 – The Alligator Man and the £7,000 Breakup

Episode #52 opens with Louie talking about his troubles parking in Chinatown and Matt being upset that no one recognizes his made up movie quotes. Then they get into the strange news. The first story about firefighters rescuing a man, who was actually an 11 foot alligator! Then the guys talk about the woman that broke up with her fiance for
£7,000…and you’ll never guess who paid her!

Odd News Stories

Arcamax.com – Unconscious person spotted by firefighters was 11-foot gator

Forum.ThaiVisa.com – Woman offered £7,000 to break up with fiancé – and she took it

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Episode #51 – Naked Karate at the Walmart and the Easter Bunny Fight

Episode #51 starts with the guys talking about Matt getting to hold a plast cast of Jimi Hendrix’s penis, then they get into the strange news. The first story is of a family that trashes a Walmart and ends up doing naked karate in the parking lot.

They give a quick shout out to the band The It City, and get into the next story. This story is about the Easter Bunny getting into a fight! Here’s video of it:

Odd News Stories

FoxNews.com – Chaos at Walmart as woman performs karate, son exposes himself, dog steals food, police say

NBCnews.com – Easter Bunny gallantly hops to the rescue of woman in Florida brawl

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Episode #50 – One Year Spectacular!!

Episode # 50 marks one year of Matt and Louie doing the Odd and Offbeat Podcast. The show starts with them reflecting on the last year, then they to a top ten odd news stories countdown that would make Casey Kasem roll in his grave! They then get into an addendum to a story that they’ve talked about in a previous episode.

Odd News Story

National Post: Naked kidnapping case: Court hears of shared psychotic disorder and Armageddon fears

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Episode #49 – Cats in Pants and the Entrance to Hell

Episode #49 begins with Matt and Louie talking about trading fireworks to kids in Mexico, then they get into the strange news. In this episode they start with the man who smuggled cats into Singapore by shoving them down his pants! The second story is about finding the entrance to hell in England!

Here’s a peek at the markings found at the entrance to hell:

Entrance to hell


Odd News Stories

USA Today – Man caught trying to smuggle 4 kittens at Malaysia-Singapore border by hiding them in his pants

Sky News – Hundreds of ‘witches’ marks’ – including entrance to ‘hell’ – found in caves at Creswell Crags

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Episode #48 – Dubstep Mosquito Repellent and The Great Baby Escape!

Episode #48 is the first international episode of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast! Matt is working on a cruise ship and Louie is on vacation on the same ship, so they did a podcast!

This episode begins with them discussing how to smuggle booze onto a cruise ship, then they get into this week’s stories. They talk about using Scrillex music as mosquito repellent, and the group of one year old kids that escaped from daycare!

Odd News Stories

Sky News – Skrillex dubstep ‘could protect against mosquitoes’
TribLive.com – Band of toddlers escapes Louisiana day care, found wandering near highway


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Episode #47 – Mannequin Party and the Arrow Phone

Episode #47 begins with Louie and Matt chatting about their favorite Ludacris lyrics, then they get into the strange news. This week they tackle the story of the guy that has a naked mannequin party in his front yard, and the guy whose phone saved him during an arrow attack. As a bonus they also talk about Buzz Aldrin’s wrestling career!



Also as promised, here’s Buzz Aldrin wrestling:

Here’s the arrow through the phone:

and here’s the mannequins!

Odd News Stories

Finance.yahoo.com – Man saved from ‘bow and arrow attack’ by his mobile phone

Brietbart.com – Man forced to shorten fence gets even with nude mannequins

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Episode #46 – Cow Tinder and Trapped in a Window

Episode #46 begins with Matt and Louie talking about good looking men they’ve recently seen, then they get into the strange news stories. The first story is about a dating app for cows…actual cows! The next story is about a woman’s antics when he has a poop that won’t flush during a date that leads to her getting trapped inside a window!


Odd News Stories

BeefMagazine.com – New app functions like Tinder for cows

BBC.com – Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date

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Episode #45 – Emergency Math and the sky penis

Episode #45 begins with Matt and Louie trying to figure out how office dynamics work, and whether or not they should start throwing their own office parties, then they get to the news stories.

The first story is about a kid who calls 911 for help, and to get some insight on how 911 works they call Louie’s sister in law who works for 911.

The second story is about a pilot that draws penis’s in the sky that are visible only to radar, who is now our favorite pilot!





Odd News Stories

KVOA.com – Boy calls 911 for homework help, dispatcher comes to his aid
NDTV.com – Pilot draws penis in the sky

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Episode #44 – Burgler Buddy and Not A Bomb Scare

Episode #44 starts with Matt and Louie chatting about people who talk loudly about very personal stuff in public on their cellphones and how to diffuse fights on the train. Then they get into the odd news stories. They start with the guy that gave the guy that robbed his house a ride home, and the NASA package labeled “Not A Bomb” that creates a bomb scare.

Odd News Stories

USAreally.com – Burglar Breaks Into House to Watch TV, Convinces Homeowner to Give Him a Ride

NBCnewyork.com – Mysterious Floating Package Sparks Bomb Scare, Turns Out To Be NASA Experiment

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Episode #43 – Scotty McQueen and The Mindreading Car

Episode #43 Welcomes Scotty McQueen into the studio. They chat with Scotty about his phD in mind reading, and about living in Harry Anderson’s basement. Then they get into the news story about scientists creating a device to read your mind!

Odd News Stories

Telegraph.co.uk – Why mind-reading is a science, not a magic trick

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Episode #42 – Drinking With Cops and Africa in Africa

Episode #42 welcomes Matt back into the studio and he catches us up on his adventures in Africa and Louie talks about smuggling donuts in the USA from Canada. Then they get into some strange news. The first stories is about the police department that is encouraging people to drink to excess. The next story is the song Africa playing on an infinite loop in Africa!

Odd News Stories

NPR.org – Police Seek Volunteers To Drink To Excess
UltimateClassicRock.com – ARTIST WANTS TO LOOP TOTO’S ‘AFRICA’ IN DESERT ‘FOR ALL ETERNITY’

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Episode #41 – Sushi Grenade and Guy With 9 1/2 Digits

Episode #41 has the guys chatting about Matt’s trip to Morocco a decade ago, and then they get into the strange news stories. This week the discuss the guy that made a grenade in a sushi restaurant and they have Hypnotist Chris Mabrey in studio and they chat about when he was attacked by an eagle!

Odd News Stories

FoxNews.com – Iowa man built grenade at sushi restaurant to prove a point, police say

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Episode #40 – Snake Butt Bite and the Chinese Anger Room

Episode #40 begins with Matt laying out what’s in his will if he dies while he’s on vacation and Louie’s brand new bidet! Then they get into the stories. This week the guys chat about the lady who got bit in the butt by a snake and Karla from Pacific Animal Productions calls in to answer their questions about snakes. Then they talk about the “Anger Room” in China where pay to smash stuff!

Odd News Stories

UPI.com – Snake in toilet bites woman on the butt
NewYorkPost.com – Chinese ‘anger room’ lets customers smash stuff with baseball bats


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Episode #39 – Joe Stoddard in Studio and Throwing a Playhouse!

Episode #39 begins with Louie and Matt welcoming Joe Stoddard onto the podcast, where they talk about his life and him being atacked by a slug! Then they get into the news story about a different guy with the name Joe Stoddard who threw a playhouse at the police!

Odd News Stories

Nonpareilonline.com – To avoid arrest, Bluffs man throws playhouse at police officer

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Episode #38 – Injecting Semen and Turtle Wheelchair

Episode #38 starts out with the guys talking about how Matt is getting ready for his upcoming trip to Africa, then they get into the strange news stories. This week they talk about the guy that injected himself with his own semen to cure his back pain and the turtle with a LEGO wheel chair!

Here’s an X-Ray of the guys arm with the semen inside:

Here’s the turtle with the LEGO wheelchair:


Odd News Stories

Inverse.com – Man Learns the Hard Way Why You Shouldn’t Inject Yourself With Semen  

APnews.com – Injured turtle gets around on Lego wheelchair while healing

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Episode #37 – Faking Your Death and the World Record Tuna!

Episode #37 begins with the guys talking about the world’s largest colon, then they get into the news stories. They talk about an international plot to fake a mans death and the world’s most expensive tuna!

Odd News Stories

APnews.com – Court: Man put clothes, ID on stand-in corpse in $2M scheme
Reuters.com – Tuna sells for record $3 million in auction at Tokyo’s new fish market

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Episode #36 – The Emotional Support Squirrel and Divorcing a Ghost

Episode #36 opens with Louie and Matt chatting about their techniques to avoid interaction with people on airplanes, and Louie’s cat having explosive diarrhea, then they get into the news stories. This week they talk about the emotional support squirrel that got kicked off a plane, and they lady that divorced a ghost!


Odd News Stories

CrimeFeed.com – A woman brought her ‘emotional support’ squirrel on a plane.

HuffingtonPost.com – Jack Sparrow Impersonator Claims To Have Divorced A 300-Year-Old Ghost Pirate

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Episode #35 – Eric Haines and the Airport One Man Band

Episode #35 of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast has past guest Steve Hamilton in as an bonus host while Matt and Louie interview Eric Haines. We learn how Eric never ran away with the circus, his dad dropped him off at the circus! Then they get into the story of the a one man band that plays at the airport at 5am…and as luck turns out that one man band is their guest Eric Haines!

Here’s a video of Eric performing at the airport:



Odd News Story

Bustle.com – This One-Man Band in the Seattle Airport Makes Us Incredibly Sad For Some Reason

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Episode #34 – Mailing Chips and Divorce Dogs

Episode #34 begins with Matt’s techniques for hiding his love of sports, their field trip to the Amazon Balls, and then they get into the stories. This week the guys riff on the Royal Mail trying to get people to stop mailing garbage and the couple that got divorced over bull terriers.

Odd News Stories

RealityTVNews.com – Britain’s Royal Mail: Stop mailing empty chip bags
People.com – It’s Me or the Dogs

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Episode #33 – Gay Penguins and Cotton Candy Meth!

Episode #33 is a very special New Year’s edition of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast. The guys talk about their new year resolutions, Matt getting impeached as student body president in high school, and then they get into the strange news stories! Learn about how Penguins are free loving then humans and cotton candy that can get you arrested.

Odd News Stories

CBS NEWS – Gay penguin couple hatches egg, welcomes first baby

FOX NEWS – Georgia woman who spent months in jail over cotton candy mistaken for meth sues police department

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Episode #32 – Bah Humbug Lights and Snowball Fights

Episode #32 begins with the guys talking about their favorite Christmas memories, then they get to the news stories.  The first story is about a lady who got in trouble by putting up lights that said “Bah Humbug” and a kid who took on city hall so he could nail his brother in the face with a snowball!

Odd News Stories

Seattle Times – Bah, Humbug: Florida neighbors scorn woman over display

AP News – Boy hits target, convinces town to scrap snowball fight ban

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Special Christmas Podcast…

Tomorrow a very special Odd and Offbeat Podcast comes out!  Matt and Louie cover the lady who wrote “Bah Humbug” in lights and the kid that took on city hall to throw a snowball at his brother’s face!

Here’s a preview of the episode:


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Episode #31 – Tinderbox Circus Side Show and Gibsonton, FL

Episode #31 start with the Tinderbox Circus Sideshow sitting in-studio for an interview, before we get to the story about Gibsonton, FL which is a town where carney’s go to retire.  Then Louie And Matt wrap things by chatting about Matt’s love of watching videos of people getting Baht Fly Larva removed from their bodies! 

Here’s a picture of the Human Blockhead stunt:

And here’s the X-ray of it that is referenced in the episode:

Odd News Story

For your amusement, Gibsonton is a historical sideshow

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Episode #30 – Bad Yelp Review and Peeing in Paris

Episode #30 Begins with stories of Louie attending a Bigfoot Conference.  Then they get into this week’s stories.  The guys chat about a house that got shot up after someone left a bad yelp review and new public urinals in Paris!

Odd News Stories

WFTV.com “Orlando man accused of shooting up home after woman leaves negative restaurant review”

Reuters.com “Paris residents peeved at very public eco-friendly urinals”

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Episode #29 – Koala STD and the Overdue Book!

Episode #29 of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast starts with Louie and Matt talking about their adventure visiting Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum and Matt’s appearance on the Late Late Show with James Corden!  If that’s not enough excitement, then they get into this week’s stories.  They chat about how chlamydia is a plague to the Koala community and a library book that’s 50 years overdue!

Here’s Matt on the show:


Here’s a peek at the toilet seat museum:

And the overdue book:

Odd News Stories

TheWeek – “Vaccine for koala chlamydia in sight”

Kentucky.com – “50 years overdue: Georgia man returns Lexington public library book”

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This Week’s Meme Winner

After a long day of debating and contentious negations that almost led to the shutdown of the internet we have decided that this week’s meme winner is Andrew Ensanian #karma #gecko #deals #reptiles

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Episode #28 – 36 Hours of Garth Brooks and Stripper Karaoke

Episode #28 starts with Matt talking about going to “online magic university” and Louie teaching Matt how to fend off offers to make people’s wives disappear! Then they get into the stories. The first story is about a man named Cliff Satterwhite, who sang Garth Brook’s Friends in Low Places for 36 hours straight…and they landed him as a in studio guest! Cliff sits in for a second story about a Dave Chapelle singing Karaoke at a Portland strip club!

Cliff also talks about the Real Men Wear Pink fundraiser. Click here to donate!

Odd News Stories

whiskeyriff.com – “Man sings Garth Brooks’ ‘Friends in Low Places’ for 36-hours straight”

OregonLive.com – “Dave Chappelle sang Radiohead at Portland strip club karaoke, Reddit says”

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This Week’s Meme Winner

After hearing depositions for a few of the submissions, the jury deliberated for three days and came back with a verdict. The winner of this week’s meme contest is Al Anderson – #blackfriday #turkey #republican #holiday

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Episode #27 – Satan Doesn’t Visit Arkansas and Daycare Crack

Episode #27 the guys talk about what Matt looks for when hiring an attorney and renting out a posse.  Then they get into probably the most epic story ever where Arkansas clears Satan from lighting a fire and a kid getting crack at daycare!

Odd News Stories

Flipboard.com – “Mysterious Hole Shooting Out Flames in Arkansas Is Definitely ‘Not Satan,’ Officials Say”

EastTexasMatters.com – “Four year old girl brings home crack cocaine from daycare”

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This Weeks Meme Winner

Phew- the votes have been counted and after a lawsuit that required a recount that added to the delay we have officially decided this week’s winner is Brad Tassell – send me your address and you win some swag. #mickjagger #rollingstones #weird #crochet

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Episode #26 – Coin Flip for Jail and the Face Fart

Episode 26 begins with the guys talking about olde tyme photos and vintage prisons then they get into the weird news.  This weeks stories are about the police that flip a coin to see if someone goes to jail, then they talk about farts leaking out of your mouth.  To dig a little bit into the face fart situation, they call Dr. Jody to get her opinion on farts.

Odd News Stories

Reuters – “Georgia police use coin toss to decide whether to arrest woman”

WLWT.com – “Farts can leak out through your mouth if you hold them in, expert says”

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This Weeks Meme Winner

Wow. This was a tough one. We narrowed it down to 6 and argued in circles for hours. After a coin flip decided the winner, we are happy to announce steve hamilton as this week’s winner. #lyft #uber #pink #cutepets

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Episode #25 – Marijuana Lobster and Produce Butt

Episode 25 starts with the guys discussing Louie’s fear of needles and Matt’s driving record, then we get into the stories!  This week we cover the restaurant that gets their lobsters high on marijuana before cooking them and the man accused of rubbing produce on his butt at a grocery store!

Odd News Stories

AP News – “Fishmonger offers lobsters some herb before the butter”

King5 – “Man accused of rubbing produce on his butt at Northern Virginia grocery store”

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Meme Contest Winner

After much controversy over this particular photo and a few attempts at voter suppression, we have tallied the dangling chads and deemed this week’s winner Jonathan Wee

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Episode #24 – Mummy Juice and Sleeping In A Coffin

Episode 24 is a special Halloween episode. The guys start by chatting about their favorite Halloween memories and a bonus story about a guy who got stabbed in a haunted house!  Then they get to the stories about drinking mummy juice and living in a coffin for 30 hours!

Here’s what the mummy juice looks like:

Odd News Stories

People.com/ – “Man Stabbed at Haunted House by a Friend Who Was Handed a Real Knife by Someone Wearing a Costume”

Metro.co.uk/ – “People want to drink the red liquid from newly-opened 4,000-year-old sarcophagus”

Saint Louis Post-Dispatch/ – “Coffin Challenge’ at Six Flags St. Louis gets 28,000-plus entries, goes national”

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Episode #23 – Unluckiest Guy in the World and Jumping Dogs

Episode 23 opens with Matt and Louie chatting about “liquid gold” and getting Matt’s affairs in order, then get into the stories. This week they chat about the most unlucky guy in the world who was mauled by a bear, bitten by a rattlesnake and most recently attacked by a shark! Plus Samantha Valle from Mutts Gone Nuts calls in to talk about her world record jumping dogs!

Odd News Stories

Independent.co.uk/ – “Man attacked by shark was previously mauled by a bear and bitten by a rattlesnake”
KYMA – “Rescue dogs achieve worldwide fame”

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Episode #22 – Stories of the End of the World

Episode 22 starts with the guys talking about their ideal qualities in a barista, their adventures in the Southern United States and flipping Huffy’s for cash! Then in this episode we learn about the cow that signals the end of the world and why “the family that gets naked and kidnaps together, stays together”.

Thanks to Terry Godfrey for sending in the Naked Kidnapping story!

Odd News Stories

The Guardian – “Demons and Armageddon: details emerge in naked kidnapping case”
Mirror – “Birth of ‘first red heifer in 2000 years’ fulfils Bible prophecy and signals ‘end of days'”

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Episode #21 – Smuggling an Iguana in a Bikini and Getting Stung by a Stingray in the Penis

Episode 21 opens with Louie and Matt chatting about the best Denny’s on the planet and trying to get rid of a mattress! It’s beach week at the Odd and Offbeat Podcast, this week’s news stories are about a lady smuggling an iguana into the USA in her bikini, and a guy getting stung in the penis by a stingray!

Odd News Stories

MercuryNews.com – “Stowaway from Mexico found inside Peninsula woman’s bikini top”
unilad.com – “Guy’s Penis Stung By Stingray While Swimming In Ocean”

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Episode #20 – Kindergarten Pole Dancer and Lawn Theft

Episode 20 opens with the guys getting caught up after a week apart chatting about Matt’s near death experience visiting Cuba and Louie visiting a space alien’s grave in Texas!  In week’s news stories you will learn about the kindergarten that hired a stripper for the first day of school and stealing a California woman’s lawn.

Odd News Stories

SCMP.com – “First day of kindergarten? Chinese school welcomes kids with a pole dancer”
LVB.com – “Out of the ordinary: Thieves steal California woman’s new lawn”

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Episode #19 – Boob Shirt and the Getting Locked in an Escape Room

Episode 19 opens with Matt and Louie talking about roping goats and underground gardens…and that’s just what they did last week!   Then they get into the news stories.  This week you will learn about the T-Shirt that makes your boobs look bigger.  We also call Ky Dobson who owns NW Escape on Wheels to help us understand the guy that broke into an escape room, and couldn’t get out!

Odd News Stories

iRadio.ie – “Clever 3D optical illusion t-shirt makes your boobs look bigger”
Columbian.com – “Man accused of break-in at Hazel Dell escape-room business”

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Episode #18 – Life Saving Kiss and Googley Eye Fish

Episode 18 is full of unusual news stories.  Matt and Louie start by recapping their week in California and Arizona, then get into the stories.  This week they cover a life saving first kiss and a fish shop that puts googley eyes on it’s fish!  As a bonus you will get an updates to stories from episode 16 and 17!

Odd News Stories

Barstoolsports.com – “Dude Has A Heart Attack On His First Date With A Girl; They Have Their First Kiss Through Life-Saving CPR”
Newsweek.com – “VIDEO: SEAFOOD SHOP CAUGHT STICKING GOOGLY EYES ON OLD FISH IN BID TO MAKE THEM SEEM FRESHER”

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Meme Winner!

With the help of the accounting firm of Earnest and Young, we have tabulated the votes and this weeks winner of the meme contest is Amanda! . Remember new Odd and Offbeat Podcast comes out Tuesday!

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Episode #17 – Senior Citizens at a Metal Show and the Psychic Octopus

Episode 17 starts with a recap of Matt’s journey to New York, then we get into the strange news stories.  They guys talk about a couple of senior citizens who sneak out of the nursing home to go to a metal show. Also back by popular demand we have the Odd and Offbeat’s animal expert Karla Majewski of Pacific Animal Productions where she helps us learn more about octopuses (yes, that’s the correct plural of octopus) and why they might be psychic! Today’s episode is sponsored by Troubadour Botanicals.

Odd News Stories

ScaryMommy.com – “2 Nursing Home Escapees Attend Heavy Metal Concert Because, YOLO”
GQ.com – “Japan’s “Psychic” Octopus Was Butchered and Sold After Predicting Three World Cup Games”

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Episode #16 – Snail Racing and Sneaking into Las Vegas

Episode 16 covers the highly competitive world of snail racing and how to sneak on a flight to Las Vegas!   Plus you’ll hear about the guys experience with a bidet and we’ll meet the Odd and Offbeat’s animal expert Karla Majewski of Pacific Animal Productions where she helps handicap a snail race!

Here’s the pic of Louie Foxx wearing the Mister Punch head from the Museum of Whimsy!

Mister Punch

Odd News Stories

Eastern Daily Press – “Snails Prepare for World Snail Racing Racing Championships”
NDTV.com – “Man Flying To UK Lands In Las Vegas. His Boarding Pass Was Checked Thrice”

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Episode #15 – Doll Face Transplant and the Military Dinosaur

Episode 15 starts with the guys talking about how annoying tourists are, then they get into the news stories.  The first story is about the little kid that gives face transplants (to dolls), then they get into the dinosaur that’s reenlisting in the military.

As a free bonus to this free podcast Louie and Matt introduce a new segment called, “Strange Stories” where you learn a quick odd fact  which will help you up your Trivial Pursuit game!

Here’s the pic of the face transplant!

Doll face transplant

Odd News Stories

Mashable – “Future doctor gets head start on career by doing doll face transplants”
Military.com – “Airmen in ‘Dino Puppet’ Re-Enlistment Video Fired, Reprimanded”

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Episode #14 – Traveling Exorcism and the Cat Lawsuit

Episode 14 has Louie and Matt talking about how to “not” save a parking spot, how a cat sued a corporation for $700K and exorcism’s on a train.

Odd News Stories

NBC News – “Grumpy Cat’ wins $700,000 in federal case over identity”
Mirror.co.uk – “Man ‘performs exorcism’ on train as ‘possessed’ woman screams ‘devil’ in front of commuters”

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Episode #13 – Poisonous Books and the Meth Test

This week is the lucky 13th Episode of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast! Matt and Louie talk about performing on the road in rural Oregon, learn about books that don’t just poison the mind and chat about the guy that took his meth to the police station to get it tested.

Odd News Stories

Washington Post – “A man had police test his meth. He wanted to ‘press charges’ against his dealer, police say”
Sky News – “Poisonous books found in library of University of Southern Denmark”

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Episode #12- Lovers Are Brothers, and Getting Blasted in the Face With a Hotdog!

This week the guys talk about two lovers that discover they are actually brothers, and the what happens when you get blasted in the face with a hotdog shot out of a cannon!

PLUS, they break down the news story below:

Odd News Stories

News.com.au – “Gay lovers Paul and Lee discover they are half brothers on The Jeremy Kyle Show”
Deadspin.com – “Phillie Phanatic Shoots Woman In Face With Hot Dog Gun, Sends Her To Hospital”

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Episode #11 – Stork’s Cellphone Bill and the Stinky Guy on the Plane!

This week the guys reveal the winner of the “who can buy the best panhandler sign” contest, then get into some strange stories. You’ll hear about the Stork’s cellphone bill and learn why the stinky guy on the plane died!

Odd News Stories

href=”https://www.apnews.com/4b8b7717b1cf4159afd6de657e28dee4/Polish-stork-vanishes-from-GPS-but-delivers-huge-phone-bill”>AP News – “Polish stork vanishes from GPS but delivers huge phone bill”
href=”http://www.koco.com/article/report-passenger-who-smelled-so-bad-plane-had-to-make-emergency-landing-dies/21999245″>KOCO News – “Report: Passenger who smelled so bad plane had to make emergency landing dies”

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Episode #10 – Armless Guy Stabs Tourist and the In Studio Mystery Guest!

Episode 10 of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast is here!

This week we have a visit from a “mystery guest” who yuks it up with the guys in the studio. We’ll talk about the strangest thing the mystery guest has ever seen AND the Miami man with no arms that stabs a tourist!

Odd News Stories

Miami Hearld – “A homeless South Beach artist has no arms. But he stabbed a tourist, police say”

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Ghost Picture

At the end of Episode 9, Louie tells Matt about the picture of a ghost he took.  The ghost is an old grizzled miner with a beard. Here’s the picture

Do you see the ghost?  Let us know either way in the comments!

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Episode #9 – Living Dead and the Penis Mural!

Episode 9 of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast is full of strange to make your day more exciting!

This week the guys talk about real life zombies (aka people who are supposed to be dead, but not) and why the Penis Mural should be a tourist attraction!  As a bonus Steve Hamilton clears up a couple of questions about dead people!

Odd News Stories

independent.co.uk – “‘Dead’ woman found alive in morgue fridge”
alt929boston.com – “Giant penis mural has to be painted over”

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Episode #8 – The Great Fajita Heist of 2018 and Nuking Pee at the 7-11

Episode 8 is an all about crime!

This week Matt and Louie talk about a man caught stealing fajitas to sell on the black market and a lady blowing up pee in the microwave at the 7-11!  You’ll also hear more stories Louie’s bad rental car and Matt’s brushes with the law!

Odd News Stories

Dallasnews.com – “Texas man who stole $1.2M in fajitas gets 50 years in prison”
9news.com – “Woman cited for allegedly causing urine to explode in 7-Eleven microwave”

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Episode #7 – Cocaine Turtle and the Alligator Gender Reveal

Episode SEVEN is an all amphibian episode of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast!

This week Matt and Louie talk about the sea turtle that got caught up in a drug smuggling ring and how they do gender reveals in Louisiana! You’ll also hear more stories about why Matt can’t get car insurance and how a bottle of tequila got Louie out of a speeding ticket!

Odd News Stories

flkeysnews.com – “Sea turtle found trapped among bales of cocaine”
naplessnews.com – “Louisiana family uses alligator for their ‘gender reveal’”

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Episode #6 – Barney The Purple Dinosaur’s New Job!

Today’s the day, fresh off the presses is episode six of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast!

This week Matt and Louie talk about Barney the Dinosaur’s new job…and it’s not what you’d expect!

Odd News Stories

People.com – “Actor Who Played Barney the Dinosaur Now Works as a Tantric Sex Therapist'”

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Episode #5 – 65,000 Texts and One Wrong Text

Can you believe it’s already time for episode five of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast!

This week Matt and Louie talk about two stories involving texting gone bad. One has 65,000 texts delivered correctly and the other story is one text that took a wrong turn!

Odd News Stories

The Huffington Post – “Woman Who Sent 65,000 Texts To First Date Says ‘Love Is An Excessive Thing’'”

Mirror – “Angry ‘pregnant’ woman texts ‘father of baby’ – things go spectacularly wrong”

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Sourtoe Cocktail

In the last episode of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast we mentioned that Louie Foxx was heading to Dawson City in the Yukon Territory (Canada) to try the Sourtoe Cocktail.  The Sourtoe Cocktail is a shot of whiskey with a mummified human toe in it!

There are a few rules, the main one being the mummy toe must touch your lips!

Here’s Louie enjoying the Sourtoe Cocktail!

 

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Episode #4 – Horton See’s a Poo and the Locked iPhone

Can you believe it’s already time for episode four of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast!

This week Matt and Louie relate their real life experiences to the lady who pooped at the Tim Hortons and decide what’s worse being locked out of your iPhone for 47 years, or doing a factory reset.  The guys also chat about their trips to California!

Odd News Stories

The Concourse.Deadspin.com – “Woman Furiously Sh!ts On Floor Of Tim Hortons, Throws It At Employee'”

Popular Mechanics – “Mother Claims Child Locked Her Out Of Her iPhone For 47 Years”

Here’s The Tim Horton’s Pooping Video!

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Episode #3 – Romanian Jesus and Stoned Mice

Can you believe it’s already time for episode three of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast!

This week Matt and Louie talk about the “Romanian Jesus” and mice getting stoned.  The guys also chat about their experiences with trailer parks!

Odd News Stories

NBC News – “Dead Man Balking: Court rejects Romanian man’s claim that he is, in fact, alive'”

Mashable – “Police fired after claiming mice ate half a ton of missing weed”

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Episode #2 – The Pug and the Porn House

Here’s your second trip into the Odd and Offbeat Podcast.

This week Matt and Louie talk their personal experiences in China, then dive into the weird news to cover an antisemetic pug and a try debate whether a house that was used as a porn set entitles you to a discount when trying to buy the house. The world is a strange place!

Odd News Stories

BBC – “Man guilty of hate crime for filming pug’s ‘Nazi salutes'”

Fox News – “Buyer pulls out of home sale after discovering its porn past”

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Episode #1 – Marrying a Tree / Jars of Junk

The inaugural episode of Odd and Offbeat!

This week Louie and Matt cover a Florida woman who in an attempt to save a ficus tree ends up marrying it, and a Houston man whose collection of jarred penises lead to his arrest. The world is a strange place!

Odd News Stories

People – “Florida Grandmother Marries a 100-Year Old Tree to Save It from Being Cut Down”

World News Daily Report – FBI Seises Over 3,000 Penises During Raid at Morgue Employee’s Home”

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