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 522 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 23 days 14 hours 15 minutes

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


In which 3,500 miles of wire mesh are intended to keep the southeast corner of Australia dingo-free, and Ken thinks his dogs are choosing not to do jazz hands. Certificate #51283.


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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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 2022-08-16  1h14m
 
 

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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 2022-08-09  1h24m
 
 

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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 2022-08-04  1h7m
 
 

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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 2022-08-02  1h18m
 
 

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


In which a taxonomy of five simple French recipes are used to define haute cuisine for generations, and Ken wants noodles named for Drake. Certificate #48504.


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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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 2022-07-26  1h19m
 
 

Episode 482: Blackout '77 (Entry 129.PS1828)


In which a crippling power outage strikes New York City during the worst summer in its history, and Ken receives strange wisdom from Nikola Tesla's severed head. Certificate #50165.


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 2022-07-21  54m
 
 

Episode 481: A Message to Garcia (Entry 779.PR2513)


In which fake news from the Spanish-American War inspires a self-proclaimed socialist to write a pro-employer business classic, and John believes sadness can sink ships. Certificate #42914.


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 2022-07-19  1h10m