Author Archives: Mark and Mark

A-Bombs Away Off A.C.

On July 28, 1957 two atomic bombs were dropped from a foundering Air Force plane off the coast of New Jersey near Atlantic City. To this day the fate of the two lost nuclear bombs remains shrouded in mystery. Soon after the incident, efforts to recover the bombs were made. Published reports suggested that these efforts were unsuccessful. What was the ultimate fate of the two lost atomic bombs? Continue reading

The Atco Ghost

There’s a ghost story in the southern New Jersey town of Atco that tells of a young boy who was run down on a lonely stretch of road after chasing his basketball into the middle of the street. The tale … Continue reading

The Legend of Bud’s Grave

There have been many versions of the legend of Bud’s Grave, located in Highlands, Monmouth County, told over the years, and most contain some elements of truth. For the most part the story is this: An old man lived in a bungalow he called Hollywood located on a lonely bay shore road at the bottom of a wooded hillside. His son Bud wandered away from home one day never to be seen alive again, and was presumed dead. The old man, consumed by grief, began to construct a monument to the memory of his missing son. Continue reading

The Moaning of Talamini Road

Weird NJ explorers have experienced, and written to us about an odd phenomenon happening on Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The byway has the unique weird distinction of possessing an audible sound that might warn the unsuspecting motorist of impending doom. Continue reading

Legends of Lakewood’s JL Tree

In the town of Lakewood, Ocean County, stands a tree which is famous in local lore known as the “JL Tree.” Its tragic tale tells of the violent death of a young local lad and the tree that has immortalized … Continue reading

Spring Comes Early in Weird NJ!

We don’t know about no stinking rodent groundhog, but the Jersey Devil has officially prognosticated that spring will be coming a little bit earlier this year in Weird NJ! Due to unprecedented demand, we no longer have enough stock of the current issue … Continue reading

Old School Ghouls of Georgian Court University

The campus of Georgian Court University in Lakewood is the former estate of George Jay Gould, son of railroad baron Jay Gould. There are not the only unusual historical stories told of the grand old estate turned college, but also a number of unexplainable, otherworldly phenomena that have been witnessed on the grounds of the campus. Continue reading