Podcasts

Newton's Cradle (Entry 835.1C1311)

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.

Gadsby (Entry 511.PS6928)

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.

Water Wars (Entry 1414.PS6301)

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.

The Tesseract (Entry 1291.EP0318)

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.

The Rachel (Entry 1024.GN2917)

In which John opines that Jennifer Aniston's ubiquitous 1990s-era cut was America's "last hairstyle." Certificate #24193.

Smell-O-Vision (Entry 1177.AM0521)

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.

The Pig War (Entry 939.MK0511)

In which the United States and Britain take up arms over one potato-hungry pig. Certificate #43259.

The Olympic Marathon of 1904 (Entry 865.1C0924)

In which the world's most prestigious sporting event goes disastrously wrong, and a Cuban mailman takes a nap. Certificate #28924.

Defenestration (Entry 326.2K0933)

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.

The European Starling (Entry 431.PS8403)

In which an eccentric Shakespeare buff releases two birds in Central Park, and thereby screws up an entire continent's ecosystem. Certificate #27603.