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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h3m. Bisher sind 434 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 19 days 4 hours 28 minutes


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Episode 421: The Jefferson Bible (Entry 671.LK2270)

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Episode 420: Cask 263 (Entry 191.PR2321)

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Episode 419: Vortex I (Entry 1403.JM0318)

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Episode 418: The Amargosa Opera House (Entry 038.JE1543)

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Episode 417: Single Taxers (Entry 1164.LV2716)

In which a forgotten Gilded Age celebrity suggests reinventing the tax code so that landowners pay their fair share, and John is discomfited by the city of Altoona. Certificate #41467.


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Episode 416: Bothered About Dungeons & Dragons (Entry 145.1T0515)

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Episode 415: The Phantom of New Guinea (Entry 928.IS0117)

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Episode 414: The Ma Bell Breakup (Entry 744.LK1214)

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Episode 413: The Longest Prizefight (Entry 733.HE1032)

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