This week on Ripley Radio we talk with a Florida woman who left $1,000 in cash on the kitchen counter only to be eaten by her dog! How she got it back may surprise you!
Nation-wide, Ripley attractions are celebrating the holidays. We talk with Michael Hirsch of the New York City Believe It or Not! museum who tells us about his month-long Ripley-style fun, which includes an opportunity to have a mini-Santa sit on YOUR lap! Kim Kiff, manager of the St. Augustine, Fla., Believe It or Not! museum describes her Santa’s Village and the city’s Nights of Lights and tells us that all Florida residents get into all the Ripley attractions state-wide for half-price in December.
More Amazingly Unbelievable Topics Discussed This Week:
• We discover that at least one pregnant woman craves roadkill.
• Ripley Facebook presents: The 12 Weirds of Christmas. Multiple prizes will be awarded daily, starting December 8. Where else can you win two headed turtles, one-eyed dogs, and Ripley mugs, tree decorations and books?
• We learn of Christmas customs of far-away lands: burning goats in Sweden, holiday meals at KFC in Japan, and defecating logs in Spain!
• Remember the guy who dressed up like Gumby and tried to rob a convenience store? We follow up this week and find out why he turned himself into authorities.
• We learn that a bakery refused to bake a birthday cake for a child – named Adolf Hitler.
• On Thanksgiving morning, a live turkey fell out of his nest, crashed through a window and landed inside a restaurant – that was not serving turkey for dinner!
• Edward explains that on his recent trip to New Zealand the bovine hair ball he was carrying with him was not allowed in the country and was sent back to the U.S.!