Believe It or Not!

Writing About the Unusual for Ripley’s

Since 1918, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has been sharing stories of the bizarre, strange and unusual. The world’s changed a lot since then—and that includes all the ways that the Ripley’s organization has told its tales over the years.

Futuro-Homes
Hey, mister spaceman! Read all about groovy Futuro homes at the Ripley’s website.

It began as a newspaper panel, then was adapted for radio, television, books and even has a few museums. Ripley’s recently launched a podcast (er… Believe It or Notcast), and have an exhaustive web presence which collects archives and continues the fine tradition of recounting oddities for a new generation of curious fans.

So, it should go without saying, I’m thrilled to join their talented stable of contributing writers. My first feature landed today: a profile of the late 1960s-early ’70s spaceship-styled Futuro homes.

I already have a handful of follow-up features on deck, but if you’d like to suggest anything unusual for a future feature, please let me know. One thing’s for certain: the world keeps getting stranger, and there’s no shortage of engaging, curious tales to tell.

Believe it… or not!

 

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