Author Archives: Mark and Mark

Wed. 10pm: Paranormal Caught on Camera

Tune into the Travel Channel tonight to see the new show “Paranormal Caught on Camera,” featuring Weird NJ publishers Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran commenting on a variety of eyewitness encounters with the unknown. From ghosts and demons to UFOs and cryptid … Continue reading

Sun. May 26: Flea Market Fever in Lambertville!

Upcoming Outing! Sunday, May 26th marks the official opening of Flea Market Season! Mark and Mark from Weird NJ will be hanging out at one of NJ’s greatest, the Golden Nugget Flea Market in Lambertville, NJ, selling all kinds of Weird stuff; like the BRAND NEW ISSUE … Continue reading

A Scary Santa in God’s Country

Recently, while traveling along the White Horse Pike in Atco, I passed this odd looking outdoor market that looked like a haphazard arrangement of trailers, religious statuary and crosses, American flags, and signs proclaiming “GOD IS HERE.” As I slowly drove past, my attention was drawn to a weird display located right at edge of the road. I had to stop at a line of traffic at a red light right beneath the figure, so I had a chance to quickly jump out of my car and take a couple of photos of it on my cell phone. It was a skinny corpse-like female mannequin in faded and threadbare Santa suit, filthy red fuzzy cap and a raged white beard. Continue reading

Martel’s Christmas Wonderland

The season is upon us once again when the New Jersey residence that puts Clark Griswold to shame year after year is fully illuminated – The “Hamilton Christmas House” as it is known to the casual passerby, Bob Martel’s House as his friends and neighbors call it, or as it is officially known, Martel’s Christmas Wonderland, is plugged in, powered up, and open each night until about 10 PM. Continue reading

O Tuckerton Tannenbaum, O Tuckerton Tannenbaum

There’s a desolate five-mile stretch of narrow asphalt known as Great Bay Boulevard located in Tuckerton that leads southeast out of Mystic Island across an expansive salt marsh. But it is here, somewhere along the barren and featureless expanse, that you will find an unlikely symbol of warmth and greeting during the holiday season: A fully decorated Christmas tree. Continue reading