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We Are Different, and That's a Good Thing

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

I got a note from a friend the other day saying she was in the mountains acclimating for a 100 mile race. My first response was, "Wow!" My second was, "Did she really mean 100 miles?" and my third was, "I think it would take me another lifetime to acclimate for a 100 mile race."

20 Strange and Surprising Reasons to Visit These Northeast Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations.

The Archivist's Dilemma: Q&A With Oddball Films' Stephen Parr

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 02.03.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

While working on my new film in the Bay Area this summer, I had the good fortune of being introduced to Stephen Parr and his massive 6000 sq. ft. archive aptly named Oddball Films.

Cheating Hubby Killed by Hoe, and Mo...

Diana Fasanella | Posted 11.03.2011 | Weird News
Diana Fasanella

The most successful weird news stories encompass subject matter that as teens had us snickering with friends. Sprinkle in some bedroom and bathroom humor, and if tastefully done (is that possible?), you've hit a home run.

Our 17 Favorite TV Oddballs Of All Time (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.09.2013 | Comedy

In every great comedy series there's that one crude, crazy, or curious character who stands out: The Oddball. From Andy Kaufman on "Taxi" to Abed in t...