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 1h6m. Bisher sind 535 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 24 days 6 hours 52 minutes

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Episode 153: Tortilla Chips (Entry 1320.GN4226)


In which America discovers Tex-Mex food at Disneyland, leading to the invention of Doritos and "extreme" snack foods, and Ken has clam chowder in his car. Certificate #42729.


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 2019-05-14  53m
 
 

Episode 152: Private Wojtek the Bear (Entry 988.HO1308)


In which we follow an army of exiled Polish soldiers from Siberia to Iran to Scotland, and learn why they taught a Syrian brown bear to carry ammo and eat cigarettes. Certificate #41871.


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 2019-05-09  39m
 
 

Episode 151: Hotel Detectives (Entry 601.GN4321)


In which we learn about palming doorknobs, spotting bunco artists and fornicators, and other old tricks of the "hotel dick" trade, and John steals some room service pizza. Certificate #51720.


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 2019-05-07  42m
 
 

Episode 150: The Charge of the Light Brigade (Entry 208.GN5009)


In which a series of underqualified officers and vague, sweeping gestures lead to a terrible military debacle, a good sweater, and a catchy poem, and Ken expresses some skepticism about Captain von Trapp. Certificate #38694.


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 2019-05-02  1h2m
 
 

Episode 149: The French Revolutionary Calendar (Entry 500.EX1202)


In which the freethinkers of the Enlightenment take a stab at designing a 100% secular timekeeping system from the ground up, and John wants to be called "Goldenrod." Certificate #44270.


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 2019-04-30  1h1m
 
 

Episode 148: Killer Rabbit (Entry 686.LV1106)


In which we go through the weird list of things glimpsed by noted paranormal researcher Jimmy Carter, including a hissing marsh rabbit and a UFO that the Air Force wants you to think is barium. Certificate #21432.


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 2019-04-25  53m
 
 

Episode 147: Ted Danson in Blackface (Entry 1283.JB2317)


In which one of the most beloved sitcom stars in America tries out the worst comedy idea of all time, and John has a theory about anti-Semitism in the Aliens movies. Certificate #22400.


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 2019-04-24  1h5m
 
 

Episode 146: Breastaurants (Entry 152.IS1321)


In which we explain the squeaky-clean tawdriness of casual dining chains that put all the servers in tank tops, and Ken wonders if you can eat hot wings ironically. Certificate #37739.


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 2019-04-19  1h2m
 
 

Episode 145: Mussolini's Nose (Entry 819.PR3033)


In which a chronically ill British woman decides that God wants her to kill a fascist dictator, and Ken and John argue over whether or not an assassination plot needs a chalkboard. Certificate #16114.


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 2019-04-16  56m
 
 

Episode 144: Wide Skis (Entry 1431.LK0429)


In which, after centuries of stagnation, the sport of skiing is revolutionized in a matter of three years, and John is forced to sign a hand-written waiver. Certificate #34056.


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 2019-04-11  1h7m