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Omnibus! With Ken Jennings and John Roderick

A History, Society and Culture podcast featuring John Roderick and Ken Jennings
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An encyclopedic reference of strange-but-true stories compiled as a time capsule for future generations.


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Fern Fever (Entry 462.JB0816)
In which Victorian England becomes obsessed with the beautiful fronds and sexy lifestyle of ferns, and John brings the Arts and Crafts movement to the grunge era. Certificate #31358. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Porfirio Rubirosa (Entry 1087.1K1210)
In which a Dominican diplomat cozies up to one of history's worst dictators, marries the two richest women in the world, and creates our modern image of the macho "Latin lover," and Ken tries to revive some slang from 1980s sex comedies. Certificate #41003. Learn more about your ad-choices at
No-Fault Divorce (Entry 840.MK1009)
In which Ronald Reagan, of all people, introduces a new legal philosophy of marriage and divorce to America in 1970, though it takes New York forty years to catch up. Certificate #27256. Learn more about your ad-choices at


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Nov 28th, 2017
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Nov 14th, 2019
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