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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In which an upstart British television producer finally answers that age-old question: why don't more classic sitcoms star Adolf Hitler? Certificate #42615.


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Episode 12: The Darien Gap (Entry 315.EZ3328)


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Episode 11: Secret Order of the Double Sunrise (Entry 1122.EC0105)


In which QANTAS begins a top-secret 33-hour nonstop flight between Australia and Ceylon at the height of World War II, right under the noses of the Empire of Japan. Certificate #12248.


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Episode 10: Newton's Cradle (Entry 835.1C1311)


In which thousands of soulless corporate executives put little steel toys on their desks but still feel dead inside, and Ken finally learns how those little drinking birds work. Certificate #31932.


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 2017-12-28  43m
 
 

Episode 9: Gadsby (Entry 511.PS6928)


In which our two hosts study a book that runs fifty thousand words without a solitary display of our writing plan's fifth symbol. Certificate #6442.


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 2017-12-26  52m
 
 

Episode 8: Water Wars (Entry 1414.PS6301)


In which Los Angeles stands revealed in all its unquenchable thirst, and is pronounced by John and Ken several times the fun, old-timey way, with a hard 'g'. Certificate #33935.


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 2017-12-21  1h1m
 
 

Episode 7: The Tesseract (Entry 1291.EP0318)


In which Ken and John struggle to imagine four-dimensional space with the same ease that the inventor of the pitching machine once could. Certificate #28910.


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Episode 6: The Rachel (Entry 1024.GN2917)


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Episode 5: Smell-O-Vision (Entry 1177.AM0521)


In which the aromas of tobacco, coffee, and lavender, meant to revolutionize the motion picture industry, end up nauseating audiences instead, and Ken spoils a 57-year-old surprise cameo. Certificate #18585.


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Episode 3: The Olympic Marathon of 1904 (Entry 865.1C0924)


In which the world's most prestigious sporting event goes disastrously wrong, and a Cuban mailman takes a nap. Certificate #28924.


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