Weird News is a weekly podcast about all things weird, funny and bizarre. Each week, Buck Wolf, HuffPost's Executive Weird News Editor hosts special guests to examine a different theme.
From the Pope to Patti Smith -- All Together is dedicated to exploring how religion ideas, ethics and spiritual practices inform and shape our personal lives, our communities and our world. Host Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush is the Executive Editor of HuffPost Religion, which is America's most widely-read religion website.
Leave it to Joey Skaggs to turn a film about his career in media pranking into one more hoax -- and it's something the film industry will never forget.By The Huffington Post/Panoply
This is the final episode of "All Together". To commemorate the show, host Rev. Paul Raushenbush reflects on some his most memorable moments, which include interviews with Patti Smith; Krista Tippett; Rev. Tony Lee; Prof. Joy Laden; Jimmy Carter and more.By The Huffington Post/Panoply
Strap on your ice skates, grab your racket and get ready for a nice game of ice tennis, a real sport once played in New York City. Catch up on forgotten sports of the past with “Fox Tossing” author Edward Brooke-Hitching.By The Huffington Post/Panoply
Buck Wolf sits down with a man who has a beard that hangs below his bully button. He recently won the World Champion, Full Beard Natural competition and tells Buck the secrets to his success.By The Huffington Post/Panoply
The world seems out of control and many are struggling to find the language of gratitude. And yet, as my three guests today show, gratitude, hope and love are present and available to all of us.By The Huffington Post/Panoply
The violent crime of rape not only harms the body and the mind, it can devastate the spirit. Questions about how God could let such a horrible thing happen can shake the foundations of belief. Faith, can be another casualty of the crime of sexual assault.By The Huffington Post/Panoply
To many Americans, there’s little question that coast-to-coast marijuana legalization is coming. The question now is how fast will it happen and how big a boon will it be to the economy. Leslie Bocskor of Electrum Partners is aiming to be the first (legal) marijuana hedge fund billionaire -- and that might not be a pipe dream.…
As fewer Americans identify with formal religious traditions, getting a tattoo can be a rite of passage and a means to claiming of identity. Tattoos can serve like stained glass windows that tell the story of the soul.By The Huffington Post/Panoply
When you’re known as "Percilla the Monkey Girl" or "Julia the Baboon Lady,” your life is anything but ordinary. Can life in a sideshow somehow be empowering? Illise “The Lady Eye” Carter and Marc “Backwash” Hartzman, two featured speakers at the Morbid Anatomy Museum, join Buck for a discussion on the odd and amazing. Marc is marking the 10th anniv…
What if you could know the future? Specifically, what if you could know the future about your health, what diseases you might get, and how you eventually might die? Would you want to know?By The Huffington Post/Panoply
Far from the kitsch and myth that surround Salem today, Ms. Schiff brings back the real spirit of fear and faith and drove the witch trials and what lessons we can learn for faith in our time.By The Huffington Post/Panoply