A Space & Bicycle Museum and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Summer Sideshow - All on July 9 Episode of Ripley Radio

Top Quote On this week's Ripley's On-Demand Oddcast, hear about the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Summer Sideshow, the Deke Salyton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum, a psychic pig and more unbelievable stories! End Quote
  • Orlando, FL (1888PressRelease) July 10, 2012 - A Ripley's inspired Summer Sideshow, a Bacon Coffin, a Space & Bicycle Museum, a primer on old time Medicine Shows and a psychic pig! That and more on the July 9 episode of Ripley Radio - An On-Demand Oddcast!

    The traditional sideshow acts are back at Quassy Amusement Park this July 9-22 as the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Summer Sideshow is presented daily at the Middlebury, Conn. family funpark. The amazing Todd Robbins will head up the acts in this historic look back at the golden years of the sideshow. It's a free show at the free-admission park and you'll hear all about it this week on Ripley Radio.

    One of the most eclectic museums you'll ever find is the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum in Sparta, Wisconsin. From sprockets to rockets, this great little exposition features the evolution of transportation while honoring its home-town hero, one of America's first astronauts. We talk with the museum's Alli Karrell and she tells us about the museum and a couple fun events she will be holding this month.

    Additional Weird, Bizarre, Unusual and Unbelievable Stories Featured this Week:

    A psychic pig has replaced Paul the Octopus as the prognosticator for the World Cup games.
    We'll learn a few things about Dinosaurs that we never learned in school.
    Ralf talks with the head of a company that makes anything and everything bacon, including a burial coffin.
    Ripley's sideshow historian, James Taylor tells us that the old time Medicine Shows are very similar to today's television programming. A lot of pitch and a little bit of entertainment!
    What do you do when you find a horse swimming alone in the ocean, two miles from shore? You rescue it, for sure. We hear from a Coast Guard hero who did just that!
    Ralf covers the latest in weird nude news!
    Maroon 5 provides our musical egress this week with their hit, Payphone.

    Ripley Radio is a journey through the weird, wacky, whimsical, wild, and totally unbelievable world of the odd, strange and unusual. Each show provides listeners with amazing and absolutely true tales of today, as well as unbelievable facts culled from the extensive archives of the company that has been freaking out families for more than 90 years!

    The weekly broadcast is an unpredictable and fun-filled show that proves beyond all dimensions that Ripley's is indeed, the global authority on the weird, strange, bizarre and the UNBELIEVABLE!

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    About Ripley Radio
    Ripley Radio is owned by Ripley Entertainment Inc., keepers of the venerable Ripley's Believe It or Not! brand and is a global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 12 million guests visit its 80-plus world-wide attractions annually. The Orlando-based company also has divisions that oversee publishing, licensing and broadcast operations. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the third-largest privately held company in Canada.

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    Ripley Radio Executive Producer
    VP Communications
    Ripley Entertainment Inc.
    obrien ( @ ) ripleys dot com
    Office - 615-646-7465
    Cell - 615-496-5949

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