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Saul is the chief correspondent for the Museum of the Weird in Austin, Texas. He began by writing regular articles in the web site’s blog. Then, in early 2016, the Museum changed their social media strategy, focusing more on Facebook posts. Below you’ll find the latest entries from Facebook followed by the blog archive. Click a section to expand it.

You can also catch Saul regularly at the Museum giving personal tours of the Inner Sanctum and providing a taste of his Paranormal Entertainment. If you know you are going to the Museum, contact Saul to find out when he’ll be there and so he can arrange something special to celebrate your visit.

Here are the last dozen posts to Facebook. To see more go to the Museum’s Facebook page.

"Why do you close at midnight?" Because after midnight is when THEY visit. Don't worry, though. You'll be safe enough if you come during our normal hours, 10:00am - midnight, nearly every day of the year.

Experience our mummies, animal oddities and other bizarre artifacts that enjoy an environment of peace and mystery. Take the tour get a guided look at our Creature In Ice, along with a live performance by one of our in-house weirdos.

Find a new treasure to take home from our amazing art and souvenirs. Special surprise gift for military, students, and seniors with purchase of a museum ticket.

We'll have the lights on for you. If the lights are off... you should probably come back tomorrow.

#austin #thingstodoinaustin #weird #oddities #musuem #familyfun #strange #vacation #sightseeing #datenight #adventure #gifts #shopping #joinus #afterdark
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For some, SXSW was an incredible experience of technology, media, and music. For people who work on 6th street it may have felt like Reptilicus came to town. SXSW is done and many have recovered from the experience. We weathered it all and are still here!

If you need a refreshing escape to get you back in the groove, give us a visit. Experience our mummies, animal oddities and other bizarre artifacts that enjoy an environment of peace and mystery. Take the tour get a guided look at our Creature In Ice, along with a live performance by one of our in-house weirdos.

Find a new treasure to take home from our amazing art and souvenirs. Special surprise gift for military, students, and seniors with purchase of a museum ticket.

We're open 10:00am to midnight pretty much every day of the year.

#austin #thingstodoinaustin #weird #oddities #musuem #familyfun #strange #vacation #sightseeing #datenight #adventure #gifts #shopping #joinus #takeabreak #breathe #locals #tourists #peace #tranquility
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We have a 2-headed chicken on display, but we are impressed by the display of this enormous Brahma rooster. At first we thought it might be someone in a costume, but we noticed that his knees bend the wrong way. It sure looks like a chicken... a chicken that will be attacking Tokyo...
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Don't get us wrong! We love SXSW in Austin and all of the diverse people it brings from all over the world. But with all the amazing fun there is traffic, confusion. It can all be a little overwhelming. Whether you are local or visiting you may be looking for an escape from everything for a bit.

We have an oasis in the madness. Step away from the crowded street and enter the serenity of the weirdest place in Austin, The Museum of the Weird. You would be surprised what a few moments with a shrunken head will do for your perspective. We also have mummies, animal oddities and other bizarre artifacts that will make you see everything differently. Take the tour of the artifacts and you'll also get a guided look at our Creature In Ice, along with a live performance by one of our in-house weirdos.

You'll also find something to take home in our amazing art and souvenirs. Special surprise gift for military, students, and seniors with purchase of a museum ticket.
Of course, if you don't have a house gnome you could just set your alarm. We're open 10:00am to midnight pretty much every day of the year.

#austin #thingstodoinaustin #weird #oddities #musuem #familyfun #strange #vacation #sightseeing #datenight #adventure #gifts #shopping #joinus #SXSW #takeabreak #breathe #locals #tourists
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"Is it real?" people ask when seeing our collection of animal oddities. Here's an animal born recently with features similar to the Cyclops Piglet we have on display the Museum. ...

The pig - which was one of 20 in a litter - died after just 24 hours but the mutation has baffled farmer who has never seen anything like it before

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Here are the last few posts in the Museum blog archive. To see them all look at the Weekly Weird News page.

New hiding place for Nessie…

Last week we introduced a report about the search for Bigfoot that resulted from four years of study. While it doesn’t have the indisputable evidence that we crave, it brought up a number of ideas about why we could look and look and look for something and still not be able to find it. This […]
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: January 22, 2016, 5:30 pm

Report released from 4-year Bigfoot search

Why don’t we have Bigfoot in a cage yet? Why hasn’t he been captured? When do we get definitive proof? How hard can it be? As it turns out it’s harder than we might imagine. Few of us are actually privy to the painful process of discovery. We find out the results, the path that […]
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: January 15, 2016, 5:30 pm

What’s better than finding a skeleton under the schoolyard?

What’s better than finding a skeleton under the schoolyard? How about finding that skeleton might be an executed pirate?! As part of excavating a playground last year at the Victoria Primary School in Edinburgh the AOC Archaeology Group performed an archaeological survey. This is a common practice, especially in historical areas like where the school […]
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: January 8, 2016, 5:30 pm

Weird New Year Traditions

If you thought your New Year party was weird, here are some tradition from around the world that may surprise you and inspire you for next year!
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: January 1, 2016, 5:30 pm

A guest sent this weird video

We get some interesting stories from some of our guests. One sent us some startling video of a ghostly presence they recorded at home.
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: December 18, 2015, 5:30 pm

Is this how it all ends?

In the midst of the big holiday season there's nothing like giving a little thought to the end of the world. While wars, pestilence, disease, and alien invasion are still the favorite stories, there is a danger lurking out there that we can't really do anything about.
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: December 11, 2015, 6:09 pm

Try these weird Christmas traditions

Make your Christmas the weirdest ever by borrowing one of these strange holiday traditions from around the world.
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: December 4, 2015, 5:30 pm

Shocking Black Friday Carnage (video)

In the camps people begin to stir. They have waited restlessly for days, leaving family and friends behind for a grim existence without luxury. While others gathered around the Thanksgiving table, they remained vigilant, preparing for this moment. Now the day is upon them. Adrenaline quickly overcomes the bleariness of fatigue in the predawn hour, […]
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: November 27, 2015, 6:01 am

Thanks for everything

A thank you to all who make our Museum possible.
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: November 26, 2015, 5:30 pm

Astronaut’s “UFO” tweet only latest in long history of encounters

A recent tweet started more conversation about astronauts' encounters with UFOs, and there is a long, mysterious history...
Author: Doc Ravencraft
Posted: November 20, 2015, 5:30 pm