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Episode #259 Dime Heist and the Dumpster Treasure

Episode #259 begins with the guys going to an “exploding whales” baseball game and then they get into the strange news. This week they talk about the truck that got robbed of 3/4 of a million dollars in dimes and dumpster treasure hunting!

Odd News Stories – Truck carrying $750,000 in dimes robbed in Walmart parking lot, Pennsylvania cops say – Woman claims she makes up to $5,000 a month from dumpster-diving, calls it a ‘real-life treasure hunt’


Episode #230 – Pan Solo and Feline Nick Cage

Episode #230 has Matt asking why Louie travels soo much and they chat about the 5 cats at Louie’s house, then they get into the strange news. This week they chat about the Han Solo made of bread and art inspired by Nicholas Cage’s cat!

Odd News Stories – Loaf-Saber: California Baker Crafts Life-Sized Han Solo Out Of Bread – Tribute to Nicolas Cage and His Beloved Cat Merlin to Debut Exclusively at CatCon 2022


Episode #223 Seagull Tongue Twister and Crazy Hair Sheep

Episode #223 begins with Matt and Louie talking about their independent experiences visiting the Museum of Devilish Things in Vancouver, WA! For this week’s podcast they hop into the time machine and revisit the seagull that stole a man’s tongue and the sheep the gets along overdue haircut.

Odd News Stories – Woman bites off man’s tongue during street brawl, seagull swoops down and eats it – Wild Australian Sheep Gets Sheared Of 78 Pounds Of Wool


Episode #220 – Sexy Garlic and Monkey Madness

Episode #220 have Matt debriefing Louie about his trip to the world’s largest magic convention, then they get into the strange news. This week they talk about the sexy garlic commercial and people being surprised when monkeys do monkey stuff!

Odd News Stories – Japanese city alarmed by biting, clawing, attacking monkeys – S. Korean garlic video ad roasted over purported obscenity


Episode #216 – HOV Baby and Space Hamster

Episode #216 begins with Matt not carrying his carry on luggage onto a plane and Louie’s family fostering a kitten, then they get into the strange news. This week they chat about the baby that got a tick for being in the HOV lane and the hamster that went to space!

Here’s the space hamster

space hamster

And here’s Louie’s kitten:


Odd News Stories – Pregnant Woman Contests HOV Ticket by Saying Fetus Is Passenger After Roe v. Wade Decision

Sky News – A giant step for hamkind: Hamster survives daring trip into the stratosphere on a flying balloon


Episode #172 – Finding Grimace and COVID Barbie

Episode #173 has Matt and Louie creating a dating app for listeners of the Odd and Offbeat Podcast! Then they get into the strange news. This week they chat about finding out what the McDonald’s mascot Grimace is and the COVID inspired Barbies!

Odd News Stories – What The Heck Is Grimace Anyway? McDonald’s Manager’s Answer Has People Shook – Barbie creates doll of vaccine scientist Professor Sarah Gilbert in hope of inspiring girls to get into STEM careers


Episode #106 – Man Arms and the Tiger Rodeo

Episode #106 starts with tales of the unemployment office courting Louie and ghosting Matt! Then they get into the strange news. This week they talk about the lady who has man arms and the Mexican cowboys lassoing a tiger!

And here’s the guys lassoing a tiger:

Odd News Stories – Hands transplanted onto woman adapt to her body – Loose tiger lassoed on street in Mexican suburb


Episode #77 – Eating a Ring and TV Head Addendum

Episode #77 – Begins with Louie’s story about they lady at the airport who didn’t believe her metal hip would set off the metal detector. Then they get into this weeks stories. The guys talk about the lady who had a dream she ate her wedding ring, and really did. They also do follow up on the TV Head Story from a previous Odd and Offbeat episode.

Odd News Stories

KTLA – San Diego Woman Dreams She Swallowed Her Engagement Ring, Wakes up to Discover She Actually Did – Police believe they know the identity of the masked man leaving vintage TVs on doorsteps


Episode #65 – Tupac Firing and the Devil Party

Episode #65 is the second installment of Matt and Louie’s adventures in Wyoming where they visit ghost towns and the world’s largest mineral hot springs! Then they get into the stories. This week they talk about the guy that got fired from his job because he loved Tupac too much and the devil visiting a kids birthday party!

Plus we get our weekly visit from Life Coach Randy!

Here’s Jerry who got fired from his job for loving Tupac:

Here’s the video so the New Jersey Devil crashing a kids party:

Odd News Stories

Consequence of Sound – Iowa government employee ousted after constantly emailing his colleagues about Tupac – New Jersey Devils Mascot Runs Through Window At Boy’s Birthday Party


Episode #53 – Shawn Farquhar and Easter Bunny Fight Update

Episode #53 begins with Matt talking about how the genius bar called his iPhone “vintage” and how Louie became the “narc” in his town.

Then they have a special guest Shawn Farquhar in studio in an interview. Shawn is a two time world champion magician and tells us how to save people from a burning building and get a lot of air time when you are on a talk show…and much more!

Odd News Story – Punching Easter bunny who broke up fight has rap sheet


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 – Snake in toilet bites woman on the butt – Chinese ‘anger room’ lets customers smash stuff with baseball bats