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 503 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 3 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 22 days 16 hours 20 minutes

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Episode 479: Facilitated Communication (Entry 447.MK0737)


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Episode 478: Slag (Entry 1170.EZ2218)


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Episode 477: The Princeton Incident (Entry 987.RU0310)


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Episode 476: The Appaloosa (Entry 059.ZC0603)


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Episode 474: Ice Capades (Entry 614.PR0322)


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Episode 473: Riot Dogs (Entry 1075.MK0728)


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Episode 472: The Viking (Entry 1395.IS3321)


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