Animal Planet & Science Are NY-Bound for Comic Con

Discovery’s networks are no strangers to Cons – CatchCon, San Diego Comic-Con… not to mention those criminals on Investigation Discovery. So it’s logical that beginning tomorrow visitors to New York Comic-Con will be treated to panels and more courtesy of Animal Planet and Science. On Friday, the cast of Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot (Bobo, Cliff, Matt and Ranae) will be joined by 30 Rock‘s Judah Friedlander for an hour-long panel…

Science Channel’s ‘Oddities’ Returns with New Episodes, Outrageous Items

Discovery Channel‘s Auction Kings introduces viewers to collectibles of all types — from classic cars to modern day memorabilia. However, the team at Gallery 63 certainly has never seen a Tibetan trumpet made of a human femur or a two-headed cat. Luckily, the folks at Obscura Anitiques and Oddiites in New York City have got us covered. Science Channel‘s Oddities is back with a second season Saturday at 10pm ET/PT…

The Odd World of ‘Oddities’ on Discovery Channel

Ever gone shopping for monkey skulls? A jar of toenail clippings? Maybe a straitjacket? Well, we haven’t either, but luckily there’s a store in New York City that caters to people who are interested in that kind of thing. Obscura Antiques & Oddities on Manhattan’s Lower East Side specializes in “medical artifacts,” or rare, one-of-a-kind, spooky and even downright gross items that come from flea markets, auctions, antique shows, other collectors — anywhere and…