Author Archives: Mark and Mark

The Moving Story of Lucy the Elephant

The New Jersey Shore has always had its fair share of spectacular eye-popping sights to see. Historically there have been the hulking shipwrecks of the Sindia in Ocean City, the Morro Castle in Asbury Park, and the concrete ship SS … Continue reading

Clinton Road: A Dark Ride

On a recent visit to the bridge at Dead Man’s Curve we were surprised and delighted to see just how many people had recently stopped by to test the validity of the legend of the Ghost Boy of Clinton Road. Continue reading

NEW Weird NJ “Mystifying Guide” T-Shirt

Channel your own weird thoughts or conjure up spirits of the dead. Either are a possibility with the wicked cool new Weird NJ Mystifying Guide T shirt! 100% Bella+Canvas cotton shirt. Just $20!  Includes shipping. Get yours HERE. Also available through … Continue reading

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

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