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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This weeks meme winner

Congrats to Matt Levingson of Bramson Missouri for winning this weeks Meme Contest. Swag is in the mail for you

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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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This Weeks Meme Winner

Congrats to Curt Carlyle of Portland Oregon for winning this weeks Meme Contest. Swag is in the mail for you

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This Weeks Meme Winner

Congrats to Mitch Barrett of San Francisco for winning this weeks Meme Contest. Our second person to be a two time winner! Swag is in the mail for you

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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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Photo Meme Contest Winner

The winner is a three way tie because they all said the same joke – Eric Haines – Paul Blair – Sirena Marie – All three win some Odd and Offbeat swag!!!

 

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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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Weekly Photo Meme Contest Winner!

This week’s photo meme contest winner is Paul Isaak from Canada!
photo meme

Congratulations, you’ve got some swag coming your way!

New episode of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast comes out on Tuesday!

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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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Photo Meme Contest Winner!

After much deliberation, the winner of this week’s caption contest is Dale K. Congrats. Tune in, episode 8 comes out Tuesday

Episode 8 comes out tomorrow!

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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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This Weeks Meme Winner

Congrats to Michael Harrison of Victoria Canada for winning this weeks Meme Contest. Our first two time winner. Swag is in the mail for you

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This Weeks Meme Winner

Congrats to Michael Harrison of Victoria Canada for winning this weeks Meme Contest. Swag is in the mail for you

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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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