Author Archives: Mark and Mark

Santa’s New Jersey Roots

While the image of the  jolly old elf we’ve all come to know as Santa Claus may live at the North Pole, the father of this version of Father Christmas once lived right here in New Jersey. The character of … Continue reading

Weird NJ Gift Card

This year give the gift of weirdness with a Weird NJ Gift Card in the amount of your choice. Do you have a friend, co-worker or family member that’s a little…weird? Well, we have the perfect gift for that hard … Continue reading

2023 Subscriptions Available NOW!

Subscribe to your favorite magazine for 2023! That’s right, Weird NJ issues #60 and #61 can be delivered right to your door in May and October of 2023. (Current and recent issues can be purchased HERE.) Weird NJ Magazine: Your Travel Guide to New Jersey’s … Continue reading

A Christmas Vacation Engagement

A little bit of that old Christmas magic, courtesy of Weird NJ and the Harbaugh family, the Griswolds of New Jersey… Greetings Weird NJ! I just read your article about the Griswolds of New Jersey. I am happy to say … 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 Watcher of Westfield

On October 13, 2022, Netflix released a limited series called “The Watcher.” The streaming service’s trailer for the show teases, “Ominous letters from someone calling themself ‘The Watcher’ are just the beginning as the neighborhood’s sinister secrets come spilling out.” … Continue reading