Omnibus! With Ken Jennings and John Roderick

An encyclopedic reference of strange-but-true stories compiled as a time capsule for future generations.

https://www.omnibusproject.com/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 182 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Fotomats (Entry 494.LV2342)


In which a bygone errand, developing vacation snapshots, becomes so widespread that it gets its own chain of drive-thru kiosks, and Ken's mom looks great in a red knit jumper and gold polyester turtleneck. Certificate #38597.


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   55m
 
 

Gold Hats (Entry 537.PS2103)


In which four mysterious cones are unearthed from proto-Celtic Europe, perhaps holding untold secrets of the calendar and cosmos, and John is surrounded by the happy nudists of the Danube. Certificate #23490


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   49m
 
 

ARkStorm (Entry 067.PS9303)


In which a periodic "atmospheric river" from the Pacific Ocean threatens to put a quarter of Californians underwater in the very near future, which scares Ken so much that he decides to drill holes in his couch. Certificate #23973.


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   56m
 
 

The Monkey Selfie (Entry 803.MT2220)


In which the legal and creative rights of a crested macaque are debated on the world stage, and we learn Ken wants to look like Popeye. Certificate #2720.


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   1h9m
 
 

The Onion Futures Act (Entry 867.NU1105)


In which two savvy farmers try to corner the market on onions by buying up the whole Midwestern supply, and John compares Gerald Ford to a Jesuit. Certificate #25671.


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   1h7m
 
 

Bob Dylan's Christian Period (Entry 138.AC1631)


In which rock's most cryptic genius shocks the world by being "born again," releasing three uneven gospel albums and annoying a lot of concertgoers. Certificate #39323.


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Canning (Entry 180.LK1219)


In which doomed Arctic explorers and a spiritualist's vacuum sealer help revolutionize the science of food storage, and John reveals that his "dueling scars" are actually from drinking cold canned pasta. Certificate #42072.


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   57m
 
 

The Four-Color Map Problem (Entry 495.NU2653)


In which over a century of mathematicians are unable to solve a geometry problem straight out of a coloring book, computers provide their first ever math "proof," and Ken challenges John to map a donut. Certificate #28876.


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   51m
 
 

The Church of the SubGenius (Entry 222.AC1605)


In which a fictional pipe-smoking salesman invents a new quasi-religion for ironists, Discordians, and weirdos, and Ken believes he could have prevented the Trojan War. Certificate #31147.


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The Rural Purge (Entry 1091.PS6503)


In which CBS cancels a full slate of country-fried programming, reinventing TV and marginalizing rural America, and John somehow watches an awful lot of Hee Haw. Certificate #36841.


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 17 July 2019  51m