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Giving credit where credit is due.



We've always believed in giving a "shout out" to those who have gone out of their way to help Journal of the Bizarre become the success that it is today-- often without asking for anything in return. It's just good manners. Earlier today we pored over some metrics and saw that most of the visitors who came to our site so far in 2015 were referred by a wonderful blog, Strange Company.

We'd like to take a moment and thank Strange Company for showing interest in what we do, and to recommend this awesome blog to our own fans and friends. We don't know the blog's creator personally, but it seems like we're cut from the same cloth, since we both seem to be enamored with weird and bizarre moments in history.

So, if you love strange history as much as we do, be sure to check out Strange Company.  

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