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 250 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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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
 
 

Milli Vanilli (Entry 789.JB2704)


In which a German record producer hires two male models to lip-sync his hits, leading to--girl, you know it's true!--one Grammy, one class-action lawsuit, and one tragic death. Certificate #35145.


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 2018-03-22  1h0m
 
 

Mary Anning (Entry 050.PS3420)


In which a working-class woman becomes one of the greatest scientists of her age, discovers dinosaur poop, and sells seashells by the seashore. Certificate #36073.


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 2018-03-20  43m
 
 

S.S. United States (Entry 1213.JB0926)


In which an aluminum-heavy cruise liner falls on hard times, and John and Ken can't decide if "Blue Riband" is actually French or not. Certificate #39390.


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 2018-03-15  49m
 
 

Rubber Barons (Entry 1087.EZ1613)


In which Ken describes the nouveau riche of the Amazon rainforest, and John has a conspiracy theory about scarecrows. Certificate #25284.


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 2018-03-13  46m
 
 

Father Coughlin (Entry 284.MT2309)


In which a fiery Canadian gets 30 million Depression-era listeners for his little fascist radio show, and Ken and John pledge fealty to Martian invaders. Certificate #29423


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 2018-03-08  50m
 
 

The Noid (Entry 840.PR0415)


In which a claymation terrorist with inexplicable bunny ears disrupts pizza, takes hostages, and wins America's heart. Certificate #29250


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 2018-03-06  51m