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 1h5m. Bisher sind 504 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 22 days 17 hours 31 minutes

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Episode 492: O'Shaughnessy Dam (Entry 877.EX1508)


In which a great American city got its water rights by illegally flooding John Muir's favorite valley, and Ken has opinions on where egrets should poop. Certificate #53464.


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Episode 491: The Placebo Effect (Entry 946.IS3821)


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Episode 490: The Dingo Fence (Entry 351.EZ1415)


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 2022-08-18  1h17m
 
 

Episode 489: The Battle of Bamber Bridge (Entry 104.HE1302)


In which wartime Britain reacts skeptically to American racial segregation, leading to a firefight in the village streets of Lancashire, and John ponders the post-apocalyptic looting of opticians. Certificate #53093.


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Episode 488: Be Here Now (Entry 111.JM0414)


In which an LSD-loving psychologist is fired from Harvard and reborn in India, and Ken would like to be in a control group. Certificate #30296.


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 2022-08-11  1h20m
 
 

Episode 487: The Swamp Dragons (Entry 1261.MK0118)


In which one of the most hapless teams in NBA history has a rebranding brainstorm, and John is mistaken about Jesus riding a dinosaur. Certificate #27789.


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Episode 486: Jobbers Canyon (Entry 673.LK1218)


In which one of America's most historic warehouse districts is threatened by urban renewal, and Ken wants only the best rutabagas in his body. Certificate #48481.


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Episode 485: Twee (Entry 1352.1TH0207)


In which an achingly innocent, gentle, and earnest new aesthetic spawns a decade of music, art, bangs, and Etsy stores, and John has forgotten every band except Kajagoogoo. Certificate #16065.


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Episode 484: The Mother Sauces (Entry 810.PS7825)


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 2022-07-28  1h17m
 
 

Episode 483: Roller Derby (Entry 1080.NA0302)


In which a Broadway legend retools a Depression-era endurance contest into a thrilling contact sport, and John wants Portland to succeed. Certificate #26834.


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