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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 #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 #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 #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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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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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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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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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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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 #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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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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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 #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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