Ken Jennings is America's quiz show sweetheart, having won "Jeopardy!" a record 74 times in a row in 2004. Today he is the author of eleven books, including the New York Times-bestselling "Maphead" and "Because I Said So!," as well as the "Junior Genius" series for kids.
May 31st, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
In which John traces "preppy" fashion from Buckingham Palace to Hyannis Port to Kinko's, and Ken wonders if everyone on post-collapse Earth owns a navy blazer. Certificate #31310.
May 29th, 2018 | 58 mins 31 secs
In which we examine how flight attendants smile, baby chimps play, botox treats mental illness, and Oscar the Grouch was a harsh wake-up call for Gen X kids. Certificate #42013.
May 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
In which a Victory ship full of ammunition ignites a three-mile fireball, which in turn ignites the biggest mutiny trial in American history. Certificate #32844.
May 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
In which Raymond Carver becomes a literary superstar largely thanks to one brilliant, heavy-handed editor, and Ken and John share a very controversial Blade Runner take. Certificate #24875.
May 17th, 2018 | 54 mins 3 secs
In which a poison made from dried beetles becomes a schoolyard legend as an alleged aphrodisiac, foreshadowing our modern age of creepy predator celebrities and erectile dysfunction infomercials. Certificate #31327.
May 15th, 2018 | 52 mins 30 secs
In which we learn why the moon looks so much larger at the horizon, whether your fingernails can out-race Portugal, and whether Ken or John has the better Axl Rose impression. Certificate #18042.
May 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
In which John runs down the disturbing history of product tampering, from Bromo-Seltzer to baby food, and listeners are strongly discouraged from committing murder. Certificate #27765.
May 8th, 2018 | 55 mins 55 secs
In which a U.S. vice-president spends his entire six-week term dying in Cuba, and Ken reads some fun, flirty letters from future president James Buchanan. Certificate #39087.
May 3rd, 2018 | 56 mins 18 secs
In which John explains why it's a bad idea to smelt iron on your deck or patio, a seemingly obvious life tip that seems to have escaped Chairman Mao. Certificate #30148.
May 1st, 2018 | 56 mins 25 secs
In which we celebrate a basketball team that never gets to celebrate, because they've lost to their rivals 17,000 times. Certificate #46102.
April 26th, 2018 | 45 mins 24 secs
In which the U.S. government pixelates the American West with land grants to railroads. Certificate #6798.
April 24th, 2018 | 50 mins 1 sec
In which Ken confesses that he might have caused a land grab in the middle of the Nubian Desert. Certificate #50204.