John Roderick is an accomplished musician, the front-man for indie-rock favorites The Long Winters, as well as a writer, politician, and podcaster. These two unlikely friends both live in Seattle, and consider themselves to be authorities on absolutely everything.
December 28th, 2017 | 43 mins 43 secs
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.
December 26th, 2017 | 52 mins 53 secs
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.
December 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
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.
December 19th, 2017 | 50 mins 6 secs
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.
December 14th, 2017 | 57 mins 49 secs
In which John opines that Jennifer Aniston's ubiquitous 1990s-era cut was America's "last hairstyle." Certificate #24193.
December 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 44 secs
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.
December 7th, 2017 | 59 mins 31 secs
In which the world's most prestigious sporting event goes disastrously wrong, and a Cuban mailman takes a nap. Certificate #28924.
December 7th, 2017 | 55 mins 5 secs
In which the United States and Britain take up arms over one potato-hungry pig. Certificate #43259.
December 7th, 2017 | 43 mins 51 secs
In which an eccentric Shakespeare buff releases two birds in Central Park, and thereby screws up an entire continent's ecosystem. Certificate #27603.
December 7th, 2017 | 38 mins 16 secs
In which throwing people out of windows is strongly endorsed by many hot-headed Czechs, but opposed in no uncertain terms by Ken's great-great-great-great-grandfather. Certificate #32146.
December 5th, 2017 | 10 mins 43 secs
Ken and John provide a time capsule of whimsical recordings for future generations, commemorating the human race's triumphant achievements and its beautiful mundanities. There's no way you want to miss out on these strange-but-true stories.
November 28th, 2017 | 2 mins 8 secs
Twice a week, Ken and John 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.