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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 #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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