Author Archives: Mark and Mark

Jersey Devil Diner T-shirt!

What says “Jersey” better than the classic Jersey diner? We’ll tell you what – the Jersey Devil sitting atop a classic Jersey diner sign while eating a Pork Roll/Taylor Ham, egg and cheese sandwich, that’s what! And that’s the image … Continue reading

Weird NJ Devil Rider T-Shirt!

Ride with the Devil, the Jersey Devil that is, with our NEW Weird NJ T-Shirt! There’s artwork on the front AND back of this sporty tee, so everyone will know you’re down with Ol’ J.D. whether you’re coming or going. … Continue reading

2022 Subscriptions Available NOW!

Subscribe to your favorite magazine for 2022! That’s right, Weird NJ issues #58 and #59 can be delivered right to your door in May and October of 2022. (Current and recent issues can be purchased HERE.) Weird NJ Magazine: Your … Continue reading

Peace Pilgrim’s 25,000-Mile Hike for Peace

Since this is Thanksgiving week, we thought we’d share a story about a pilgrim today. No, not one of those puritans with the big buckles on their hats and shoes who came to this land fleeing religious persecution, but a woman from Egg Harbor City whose pilgrimage was made in the name of peace. Continue reading

Martians Attack NJ on Halloween Eve!

‘Twas the night before Halloween, mischief night, in 1938 that a young Orson Welles’ now infamous radio broadcast of War of the Worlds caused widespread panic. An adaptation of H. G. Wells’s 1898 novel, the program was presented live as an … Continue reading

The Gates of Hell

There is probably no better way to prove one’s courage than by walking straight into the gaping maw of Hell, the gates of which can be found in the town of Clifton, Passaic County–or so the legend goes… Continue reading

The Mystery of the Morro Castle

On Sept. 8th in 1934, that the passenger liner S.S. Morro Castle ran aground just a few yards from Convention Hall in Asbury Park, NJ. 137 passengers and crewmembers died aboard or while trying to escape from the fire engulfed ship. Many mysteries still surround the wreck of the Morro Castle, which remains one of the worst maritime disasters in U.S. history. Was one of the heralded heroes of that fateful day, radio operator George White Rodgers, actually the true villain of the catastrophe? Continue reading