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 248 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Back Masking (Entry 091.EP0427)


In which John investigates whether or not segassem terces naitnoc sgnos kcor, and Ken wonders why Satan would own a toolshed. Certificate #30148.


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 2018-02-22  46m
 
 

Megafauna (Entry 772.JB4015)


In which we learn which Ice Age animal is named after the human nipple, and which modern animal fills John's soul with bloodlust. Certificate #47448.


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 2018-02-20  45m
 
 

Oneida (Entry 866.MT2230)


In which a socialist preacher invents a tricky birth control technique he calls "male continence," leading directly to the lazy Susan and the assassination of an American president. Certificate #34322.


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 2018-02-15  45m
 
 

The Bellamy Salute (Entry 112.HE0616)


In which Ken blames a crucial bit of fascist iconography on the most successful magazine premium in American history, and John knows the lyrics to "Alaska's Flag" but refuses to sing it. Certificate #37863.


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 2018-02-13  41m
 
 

Hat Etiquette (Entry 571.1C1104)


In which John strongly admonishes future listeners not to get sloppy with their headwear, if they have heads. Certificate #25200.


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 2018-02-08  40m
 
 

Death Discs (Entry 319.MK1610)


In which the gruesome deaths in early 1960s teen ballads are variously blamed on capitalism, Marlon Brando, chastity, and giant clams. Certificate #34312.


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 2018-02-06  52m
 
 

Mutual Assured Destruction (Entry 820.JE5022)


In which the human race barely survives the 20th century. (Well, not all of it, obviously. Picasso didn't, for example.) Certificate #27008


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 2018-02-01  48m
 
 

Mummy Brown (Entry 817.PR0716)


In which the bodies of ancient kings are ground up to fertilize lawns, power locomotives, and paint portraits. Certificate #37891


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 2018-01-30  45m
 
 

Thomas Midgley (Entry 786.ZC0508)


In which the world's worst chemist gives everyone lead poisoning, and then puts a hole in the ozone layer as an encore. Certificate #25185


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 2018-01-25  48m
 
 

Paris Syndrome (Entry 901.JS1002)


In which twenty tourists a year have a psychological breakdown because the most magical city in the world is a little disappointing. Certificate #507


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 2018-01-23  47m