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 58m. Bisher sind 246 Folge(n) erschienen.
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Checkerboarding (Entry 210.NU2653)


In which the U.S. government pixelates the American West with land grants to railroads. Certificate #6798.


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 2018-04-26  46m
 
 

Bir Tawil (Entry 126.EZ2010)


In which Ken confesses that he might have caused a land grab in the middle of the Nubian Desert. Certificate #50204.


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 2018-04-24  50m
 
 

Hypercolor (Entry 611.GE3703)


In which we revisit 1991's briefest, brightest fashion fad, and John ponders what to do with our nation's biggest problem: awkward middle-schoolers. Certificate #26275.


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 2018-04-19  53m
 
 

The Angels of Mons (Entry 047.PS9111)


In which an unsuccessful horror writer accidentally rewrites the history of the Western Front, and Ken is clearly annoyed at having to learn the history of the Western Front. Certificate #21873.


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 2018-04-17  55m
 
 

Canadian Floating Feet (Entry 178.RV2013)


In which sneakers keep washing onto the beaches of British Columbia with the feet of mystery people still inside, may God rest their soles. Certificate #27174.


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 2018-04-12  34m
 
 

Vending Machines (Entry 1387.DE0228)


In which Ken runs down the list of everything that could ever be bought by putting coins in slots, from religious awe to banned books to pancake mix. Certificate #16697.


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 2018-04-10  50m
 
 

Call Signs (Entry 176.1S1007)


In which we learn why US radio stations start with a K or a W, and how to get hold of Ken's dad in case of a national emergency. Certificate #28337.


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 2018-04-05  40m
 
 

Hachiko (Entry 559.PR2006)


In which a Scottish policeman, a Tokyo professor, and Mary Queen of Scots have very loyal dogs, but a young John Roderick does not. Certificate #24139.


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 2018-04-03  48m
 
 

(LIVE) Lake Missoula (Entry 697.GN0710)


In which a prehistoric ice dam breaks and 500 cubic miles of water reshape the Pacific Northwest. Certificate #17528


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 2018-03-29  29m
 
 

(LIVE) Tuvan Throat Singers (Entry 1351.PS13704)


In which Ken attempts to teach a new superpower--Central Asian overtone singing--to John and a live audience. Certificate #40632.


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 2018-03-27  39m