Omnibus! With Ken Jennings and John Roderick

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An encyclopedic reference of strange-but-true stories compiled as a time capsule for future generations.

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49:58 | Oct 22nd, 2019

In which one of America's great folk heroes is revealed as a Swedenborgian mystic, a land baron, and⁠—to John's mind⁠—a 19th-century weed dealer. Certificate #36692. Learn more about your ad-choices ...Show More
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Turns out Johnny Appleseed was probably a capitalist first, missionary second and a orchardman after. Sometimes these guys are just the per...Show More

51:17 | Jul 23rd, 2019

In which over a century of mathematicians are unable to solve a geometry problem straight out of a coloring book, computers provide their first ever math "proof," and Ken challenges John to map a donu...Show More
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57:43 | Jul 18th, 2019

In which a fictional pipe-smoking salesman invents a new quasi-religion for ironists, Discordians, and weirdos, and Ken believes he could have prevented the Trojan War. Certificate #31147. Learn more ...Show More

1:07:47 | Jul 2nd, 2019

In which we remember Frank Zappa's favorite 1950s fad, brought to you by the inventor of Mad Libs, and John remembers why people actually thought a Sasquatch lived on top of the Space Needle back in f...Show More

44:31 | Dec 7th, 2017

In which an eccentric Shakespeare buff releases two birds in Central Park, and thereby screws up an entire continent's ecosystem. Certificate #27603. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.i...Show More
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This is exactly like what you're imagining.

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