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Wombacher's first publishing success was Trivial Trivia, The Idiot Edition, which he created citation needed] The 1985 game was a satire of Trivial Pursuit and it became a success[third-party source needed]  The U.P.I. wire service picked the story up and it was featured in newspapers, radio shows and TV news across the country. The peak of the success came when Wombacher and Owens appeared on The Today Show in New York City and were interviewed by Jane Pauley in 1986.[third-party source needed][
citation needed] to 1993 he was  one of the primary writers for People of Peoria (later shortened to POP) magazine. The magazine was published and distributed out of Peoria, Illinois. [
From 1993 to 2000 he was the editor, publisher and primary writer for fishwrap magazine, a satirical magazine whose focus was mainstream media, in particular magazines. The magazine was based out of New York City 
He's currently blogging at Meanwhile, Back In Peoria...
- "Lighting a fire in the publishing world". Peoria Journal Star. July 23, 2008. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
- Wombacher, Marty (February 10, 2009). "Lulu Author Interview: Marty Wombacher". Lulu Blog (Interview).
- Bell, Bill (July 31, 1995). "It's His Mag Mag Mag Mag World". New York Daily News. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
- Wombacher on The Morning Show in Australia
- Splice Today: Drinking Beer With Marty Wombacher — interview video
- Weichselbaum, Simone (March 10, 2010). "Marty Wombacher plans to visit 365 city bars in 365 days and blog about each experience". New York Daily News.
- 365 Bars at Cleveland.com
- Gray, Billy (March 10, 2010). "Man Visits 365 Bars In 365 Days, Stays Sober Enough To Write About It". GuestofaGuest.com.
- NBC Niteside feature article
- Hatch, Danielle (April 3, 2013). "Prolific blogger Marty Wombacher finds an audience back in Peoria". PJ Star.
- Tarter, Steve (July 10, 2013). "Marty Wombacher: herald the hometown hero's artery-hardening hamburger". PJ Star.
- Tarter, Steve (July 8, 2014). "Meanwhile, back in Peoria…there's Marty taking pictures". PJ Star.
- Mickelberry, Taylor (March 1, 2017). "Marty Wombacher Celebrates One Year At GDCI". Good Day Central Illinois.