Yearly Archives: 2013

Advertise in Weird NJ

Our advertising deadline for the Spring issue of Weird NJ is April 1st and pages are filling up fast! Do you have an unusual business or event, or offer a unique product or service that you’d like to bring to … Continue reading

LAST EXIT: Back From the Dead—DIGITALLY!

After years out of print and completely unavailable we have now resurrected this very special issue of Weird NJ and have made it available in digital form through Magcloud. Downloads it for viewing on your iPad (iOS 5 & Up), web browser or in PDF form. Continue reading

NEW! Weird NJ Amazon Store

We are very pleased to announce that our brand new Weird NJ Amazon Store is now up an running and ready to take orders. Do you have any holes in your WNJ collection? Have you lent out an issue to … Continue reading

Weird NJ iPhone App

Hit the Road and Go “Weirding” Today with the WEIRD NJ iPhone/iPod Touch App! For the first time ever you can hit the road with your iPhone/iPod touch and travel to the Garden State’s strangest and most bizarre attractions.  The … Continue reading

Pennhurst Asylum: The Shame of Pennsylvania

This state-funded school and hospital center was at the heart of the human rights movement that revolutionized this country’s approach to healthcare for the mentally and physically handicapped. This facility was one of the most striking examples of the maltreatment that was characteristic of such institutions––at one point, papers labeled it “The Shame of the Pennsylvania”. And the legacy of all this suffering might just be the lingering spirits that are said to still wander its abandoned wards today. Continue reading

Shades of Death Road

Out of all the grim monikers encountered out on the roads less traveled throughout New Jersey, perhaps none is more foreboding than the infamous Shades of Death Road. Like many places steeped in local lore, reality and legend have become intertwined over the years, obscuring exactly what can be considered fact regarding this byway. Continue reading