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Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

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Inspired by the unusual collections and fascinating stories that fill the pages of history, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities takes listeners on a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

Inspired by the unusual collections and fascinating stories that fill the pages of history, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities takes listeners on a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.
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Inspired by the unusual collections and fascinating stories that fill the pages of history, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities takes listeners on a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

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English


Episodes

050 | Dueling Fates

12/13/2018
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We talk a lot about unique individuals, but sometimes it's good to mention some amazing pairs. Here are a few for the Cabinet that we think you'll enjoy.

Duration:00:10:51

049 | Brothers Grim

12/11/2018
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Sometimes similarities run in the family, and other times a close group of people end up thinking alike. Either way, they make great tales for the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:47

048 | Wizard’s Coat

12/6/2018
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The world is full of astounding people who always find a way to leave their mark. If you keep a watchful eye during today's tour of the Cabinet, you just might spot them early.

Duration:00:10:57

047 | Double Exposure

12/4/2018
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Family is a curious thing. Given enough time, some amazing things can happen. Those are the sort of tales on display in the Cabinet today.

Duration:00:10:22

046 | Burning Mad

11/29/2018
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What tour of the Cabinet would be complete without an introduction to a pair of writers who seem to have slipped under the radar—if only in name, that is.

Duration:00:12:55

045 | True Believer

11/27/2018
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The Cabinet today plays host to those who go to extremes to make a point. Whether it involves running away, or jumping into the fray, there's something to be said for conviction.

Duration:00:11:54

044 | Shots Fired

11/22/2018
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Today's tour of the Cabinet will introduce you to two people who weren't about to back down from a commitment, no matter how high the odds were stacked against them.

Duration:00:10:56

043 | Rolling Stone

11/20/2018
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It's absolutely amazing what someone is capable when they put their mind to it. Today's tour provides us with examples of just how good—and bad—that can be.

Duration:00:10:39

042 | Still Life

11/15/2018
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Two items are on display in the Cabinet today. The first is something none of us would want, while the second is a dream come true. We hope you enjoy discovering which one is which.

Duration:00:12:00

041 | Farsight

11/13/2018
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What tour of the Cabinet would be complete without an introduction to two amazing individuals? Today's guests are guaranteed to enthrall and entertain you.

Duration:00:11:45

040 | Last Dance

11/8/2018
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Sometimes people accidentally harm others, and sometimes it's intentional. Either way, there's no way to explain what happens to the subjects of today's tour through the Cabinet.

Duration:00:12:27

039 | Bird Brain

11/6/2018
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Science is on full display in the Cabinet of Curiosities today. Whether its the creation of something new, or the reevaluation of something old, it's amazing what can come out of the laboratory.

Duration:00:11:09

038 | Time Warp

11/1/2018
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First, two women compete for the same reality. Then, two other women explore the nature of time itself. Both stories will leave you glad you toured the Cabinet today.

Duration:00:14:16

037 | Dr. Data

10/30/2018
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Creations are on display today! Sometimes it takes a village, and other times it's just a matter of available materials. Either way, the results are amazing.

Duration:00:11:00

036 | Secrets Kept

10/25/2018
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Two gifted men, each with a similar legacy. Neither had an equal, and both possessed gifts now lost to time.

Duration:00:10:34

035 | Losing Sleep

10/23/2018
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Each of today's stories reveals just how difficult it is to outrun the past; some will be overcome, while others will rise above it all.

Duration:00:11:40

034 | Precious Cargo

10/18/2018
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Some people strive hard to get away, while others want nothing more than to retreat deeper inside. either way, they've left us with amazing stories.

Duration:00:12:00

033 | No Good Deed

10/16/2018
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Human ingenuity might bring us wonder and joy, or it might bring us tragedy and sorrow. The only way to find out which story does what is to listen to both of them carefully.

Duration:00:10:07

032 | The Mastermind

10/11/2018
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Today we present two stories of individuals who show us just how powerful the human spirit can be.

Duration:00:11:17

031 | Lady Luck

10/9/2018
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On display today is the portrait of one lucky lady and the details of a battle that is famous for very little.

Duration:00:10:47