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Episode 63 – Heavy Metal Knitting and Shame Bags

Episode 63 begins with Louie telling Matt about the most awesome librarian ever! Then they get into the strange news stories. This week they talk about the most awesome story ever on the podcast, The Heavy Metal Knitting Championship (see video below)!
If that wasn’t enough they also riff on the shop that is using plastic bags to shame customers who use plastic bags!

Plus we get a visit from America’s favorite lifecoach, Life Coach Randy!

Here’s the Heavy Metal Knitting Championship:

Odd New Stories

Loudwire.com – THE FIRST-EVER HEAVY METAL KNITTING CHAMPIONSHIP WAS AS RIDICULOUS AS IT SOUNDS

The Irish Times – Shop gives customers embarrassing plastic bags in bid to change behaviour

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Episode #60 – Styrofoam Cake and Bubble Tea Bowels

Episode 60 of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast begins with the boys talking about Louie’s trip to Canada and him learning the name to drop at the border to get across. Then Matt tells us how he got red flagged crossing the border into Canada. If that wasn’t enough, then they get into the stories. This week they talk about the styrofoam cake and the kid who drank too much bubble tea!

Plus we get our weekly visit from Life Coach Randy!

Here’s the video of the cake:

Here’s the X-ray of the bubble tea bubbles inside the kid:

Odd News Stories

MercuryNews.com – They cut into Walmart graduation cake and found styrofoam

Metro.co.uk – More than 100 bubble tea balls found stuck in girl’s body

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Episode #58 – Twin Paternity and Cheese Rolling

Episode 58 begins with Matt and Louie chatting about the etiquette of a therapeutic massage, then they get into some weird news. The first story is about the twins that a both the parents of the same child. Next they cover the nail biting results of the world cheese rolling competition!

You can watch the cheese rolling here:

Odd News Stories

The Guardian – Brazil: judge rules identical twins must both pay support for nine-year-old girl

BBC.com – Cheese rolling race crowns new champion

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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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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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