Ripley Radio, the official radio show of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! talks with the world’s oldest Facebook user,105 year old Edythe Kirchmaier this week. We called her at work and she took a few minutes off to chat with Ralf with an F. We also talk with Tad Johnson, of the Brainerd, Minn. Jaycees, the organizer of the world’s largest charity ice fishing tournament which hosted 10,000 fisherman this year, all huddled around little holes drilled in the ice!
Additional Weird and Wacky Facts you’ll Hear on the February 24 Episode of Ripley Radio: Chad Lewis takes us on a trip to a roadside attraction in Iowa, a 1912 house where a gruesome ax murder took place in 1912. One can now visit the house, and if you prefer, can bring along a sleeping bag and sleep overnight on the floor, for only $450; Jodi Pliszka explains that 15% of the population has Vampire Syndrome. Tune in to see if you could be afflicted; Ralf reports that mile marker 420 on Interstate 70 in Colorado keeps getting stolen, so authorities solved the problem by posting a mile marker 419.99 sign a few feet down the highway; Angela lists the weird holidays coming up in March; and Lynn Waddell, author of “Fringe Florida,” explains the sport of swamp buggy racing and tells us about her ride on the Redneck Royalty.
Bastille performs Pompeii as this week’s musical egress.