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Episode #130 – Copy Cat and Dynamite Whale

Episode #130 starts with Louie trying to figure out why Matt has an American Girl doll collection, and what he should do with it. Then they get into the strange news stories. This week they talk about the best way to clone your cat and how to properly memorialize the whale that you blew up!

You can watch historical video of the whale blowing up here:

Odd News Stories

People.com – Iowa Woman Has Her ‘Wonderful’ Cat Cloned After His Death

LiveScience.com – ‘Exploding Whale Memorial Park’ honors whale that went out with a bang

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Election Day Distractions!

Got STRESS about the election?

The Odd and Offbeat Podcast has got your back. Every hour from 10am to 7pm pacific we’ll be posting fun and informative videos to our Facebook Page help you get through election day.

Need help getting to sleep? We’ve got an interview this a sleep specialist!

Want a cocktail? We’ve got three mixology lessons, one for whatever political party you belong to!

Want to cheat and see the future to who actually wins? We talked to a psychic!

Worried about your ballot getting counted? We talked to a mailman

All that and much much more!

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Episode #127 – Fake Bread and Vintage Sandwich Theft

Episode #127 – Starts with the guys going to a “COVID Safe” haunted house with teenagers, then Matt relives his favorite haunted house when he got to shoot zombies with paintballs in Georgia! Then they get into the strange news. This week they chat about Ireland’s Supreme Court declaring the Subway’s bread is not bread and the 60th anniversary of the time a guy stole Nixon’s sandwich!

Odd News Stories

OilCityNews.com – SUBWAY BREAD ISN’T BREAD, IRISH COURT SAYS

FoxNews.com -Illinois man keeps sandwich Richard Nixon half-ate 60 years ago

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Episode #125 – Licorice Death and Carrot Art

Episode #125 begins with Matt learning to babysit a teenager, and teaching an adult how to hang out at a park. This week’s strange news is about the guy who died from eating too much licorice and the 32 of carrots that someone calls art!

Odd News Stories

TwinCities.com – A man died after eating a bag of black licorice every day

UPI.com – 32 tons of carrots dumped on London street for art installation

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Episode #118 – Lemonade Bailout and Robot Fans!

Episode 118 starts out with Matt and Louie pitching their new idea to roast people you are in facebook fights with, and Matt’s nephew insulting him! This week they talk about a financial bailout for lemonade stands, and Japanese baseball fans that are robots!

Here’s some robots cheering on human baseball players!

Odd News Stories

Fox10Phoenix.com – Coronavirus prompts Country Time to offer lemonade stand stimulus checks for kids

Reuters.com – Dancing robots replace fans at Japanese baseball game

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Episode #115 – DemoCat and the TikTok Swim

Episode 115 starts with Matt and Louie talking about how the deal with strangers who say they don’t have COVID. Then they get into the strange news. This week they chat about the dead cat that wants to vote and the guy who swam in the fish tank at the Bass Pro Shop to impress teenagers.

Odd News Stories

Fox5atlanta.com – Deceased cat gets voter registration application in the mail

InsideEdition.com – TikTok Prankster Kevin Wise Charged for Jumping Into Bass Pro Shops Fish Tank

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Episode #113 – Goat Parents and LiveStream Cheating

Episode 113 – begins with Matt making fun of Louie putting tape over his webcam and giving dogs covid-cuts. This week for the strange news the guys talk about suing your neighbor over the paternity of your goat and the news anchor that got caught cheating over a livestream!

Here’s Louie’s dog’s haircut:

Here’s the pic of the news anchor’s livestream:

Odd News Stories

WCJB.com – Not kidding around: Florida Woman sues for paternity test on goats

FoxNews.com – News anchor allegedly caught cheating when half-naked woman walks into live shot

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Episode #105 – Cat Throwing Commissioner and the Bullet Proof Breast

Episode 105 begins like a Vanilla Ice song with gunshots in Louie’s neighborhood and prowlers in Matt’s neighborhood! Then they get strange news. This week they talk about the cat throwing city commissioner and bullet proof breasts!

Plus they announce the next Odd and Offbeat Variety show!

Here’s the cat throwing commissioner

https://youtu.be/yHTvBDer2-c

Here’s the bullet’s trajectory through a breast implant:

From the NYPost.com

CNN.com – California city official who threw cat and drank during video meeting resigns

NYPost.com – Breast friends: Woman’s implants deflect bullet, save her life

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Episode #104 – Quarantine Vader and Stealing a Shark!

Episode #104 begins with Matt’s bonsai tree problems and Louie’s solutions to it. Then they shift to Louie’s bloody mary problems and Matt’s solutions to it. Finally they get into the strange news. This week they talk about Darth Vader enforcing quarantine in the Philippines and a couple of dudes that stole a shark!

Here’s Darth Vader:

and here’s the shark thief video

Odd News Stories

Huffington Post – ‘Darth Vader’ Enforces Coronavirus Lockdown In Philippines Villages

NBC News.com – Suspected shark thief in San Antonio Aquarium heist charged with felony robbery

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Episode #93 – Carisa Hendrix In Studio!

Episode #93 has magician and actress Carisa Hendrix visiting the studio! She talks about acting in a Charles Manson movie that was endorsed by Charles Manson, performing on Penn and Teller’s TV show Fool US and petting a wild fox!

magician Carisa Hendrix

Here’s Carisa performing as Lucy Darling on Penn and Teller’s Fool Us:

For more info on Carisa Henrix visit: http://www.carisahendrix.com/

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Episode 73- Erin Ingle In Studio and Eels on the Road!

Episode 73 has comedian Erin Ingle visit us at the Odd and Offbeat Podcast studio (aka Matt’s basement) where we chat about comedy, and disappointing your parents. Then we get into the strange news. This week we talk about the 7,500 pounds of slime eels on the road in Southern Oregon!

Here’s the awesomeness of the slime eels on the road:



Visit Erin online at:
Website: https://www.eriningle.com/
Facebook: http://facebook.com/ingletime
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sesameplexer/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ingletime

Odd News Stories

OregonLive.com – Truck full of eels overturns on U.S. 101, dousing sedan with slithering sea creatures

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Episode #69 – Offensive Plate and Wife Carrying

Episode #69 of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast starts with the guys chatting about the Louie buying a vintage taxidermy shark and Matt visiting the Kill Bill Church! If that’s not enough, then they get into this weeks odd news stories. They talk about the Governor fighting the DMV over a license plate and the wife carrying competition!

You can watch video of the World Wife Carrying Championship here!

Kill bill church
Kill Bill Church
image from KRON4.com

Odd News Stories

Today.com – A governor intervened so this mom could keep her hilarious license plate

Reuters.com – Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title

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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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