Author Archives: Mark and Mark

The Route 22 Mini-Tour of Concretia

Weird New Jersey from Brian Johnston on Vimeo. Take a little road trip with Mark and Mark as we travel along Route 22 to see some of the sights, like Edison concrete houses, Eldorado Gardens, the Flagship, and more.

Weird NJ Instagram Photostream

We’ve just started an official Weird NJ Instagram feed and we’d like to invite all of you to follow our photo stream at WEIRDNJINSTA. You can share your weird photos by hash tagging us #weirdnjinsta (#roadside #abandoned #tombstones #weirdoes #legends … Continue reading

Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival

  Mark and Mark will be appearing at the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival on April 5th and 6th. Come on down and hang with us and share some weird stories and a few brews! http://acbeerfest.com/photos.asp

Forsaken For Your eReader

We are very pleased to announce that Weird NJ’s special issue Forsaken: Abandoned in and Around New Jersey by Rusty Tagliareni is now available for your e-reader! Forsaken is a 142 page full color digital edition devoted to forgotten sites … Continue reading

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