Omnibus

Twice a week, Ken Jennings and John Roderick add a new entry to the OMNIBUS, an encyclopedic reference work of strange-but-true stories that they are compiling as a time capsule for future generations.

https://www.omnibusproject.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h2m. Bisher sind 354 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 8 hours 21 minutes

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Episode 352: The Bottle Conjuror (Entry 145.PS11983)


In which an aristocrat's private bet about gullible audiences leads to a 1749 theater riot, and John thinks Dick Cheney should have a podcast. Certificate #16793.


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Episode 351: Mother Earth's Plantasia (Entry 810.1CH1633)


In which the Moog synthesizer and the "plant consciousness" movement of the 1970s produce a rare collector's item for lovers of weird music, and Ken refuses to buy his children reptiles. Certificate #27581.


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Episode 350: The Tan Suit Controversy (Entry 1277.EZ3403)


In which the president wears beige to an August 2014 press conference, suddenly creating three or four new kinds of political discourse, each worse than the last. Certificate #35844.


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Episode 349: Magic Eye (Entry 747.PR0425)


In which we trace two centuries of people being briefly interested in three-dimensional images, and John gets a bad case of "Intellivision thumb." Certificate #27012.


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   1h19m
 
 

Episode 348: Rasputin (Entry 1031.MT2411)


In which a Siberian mystic gets so cozy with Russian royals that he ensures the success of the Bolshevik Revolution, and Ken wonders if he blinks the normal amount of times. Certificate #38899.


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Episode 347: The Crash at Crush (Entry 292.ZP0110)


In which the American love affair with demolition-based entertainment is born near Waco, Texas in an explosion of iron and steam, and John believes some flight attendants are aliens. Certificate #34659.


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Episode 346: Figwit (Entry 467.JE2402)


In which we follow the arc of nerd culture to the Council of Elrond where a certain kind of fan service is born, and Ken explains why people fight about Frodo and Jesus. Certificate #40170.


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   1h11m
 
 

Episode 345: The Cadaver Synod (Entry 172.HE0927)


In which a zombie pope is forced to stand trial in 9th-century Rome, and Ken discovers a generation of people with strong opinions about the word "zoology." Certificate #28349.


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   1h9m
 
 

Episode 344: Roady Bill and Tony the Pony (Entry 1077.PR0719)


In which an online covered wagon auction unearths an almost-forgotten genre of itinerant performer, and John refuses to identify the Tijuana of Europe. Certificate #46962.


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Episode 343: The Underarm Bowling Incident (Entry 1363.JB2602)


In which an Australian cricket team creates an international controversy with an unorthodox but legal strategy, and Ken accidentally does a Boston accent. Certificate #30080.


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