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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.


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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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

56:36 | Jun 13th, 2019

In which we learn how a historical delicacy of Croatia got bastardized into a staple of American cocktails and sundaes, and John is upset when his third grade teacher pays him in ice cream instead of ...Show More
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