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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

173 | Zapped

2/18/2020
Today's trip through the Cabinet will introduce us to a castle with a dark past and a pair of people with a special spark.

Duration:00:11:17

172 | Fully Charged

2/13/2020
Two remarkable people and two scientific mysteries, each with an exciting journey and an unpredictable ending.

Duration:00:11:28

171 | Memento Mori

2/11/2020
Some things stick around long after we've forgotten about them, while other objects vanish before we can use them. Let's explore both types today.

Duration:00:10:19

170 | Bet On It

2/6/2020
Dreams are tricky things. Some of them contain things we want, while others show us our biggest fears. Either way, they hold a world of possibilities.

Duration:00:11:01

169 | Lay an Egg

2/4/2020
The world around us is filled with wonderful treasures, and none are more powerful than the stories we tell. Here are two tales worthy of display in the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:10:45

168 | Psych

1/30/2020
Today we explore a town that has a very unusual tradition, and a man who had a very unusual talent. Both, however, deserve to be included in the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:10:26

167 | So Sue Me

1/28/2020
It's fair to say that sometimes all it takes to be put on display in the Cabinet of Curiosities is a the courage to be ridiculous. Thankfully, both of today's stories share that in common.

Duration:00:12:12

166 | Failure To Launch

1/23/2020
Sometimes failure is exactly what you're looking for, and other times, you have to deal with the unexpected. Either way, it makes for an entertaining tale.

Duration:00:11:05

165 | Tragedy Plus Time

1/21/2020
Today's tour of the Cabinet features a man who refused to quit, and a project that did nothing but stall over and over. You'll love the journey of each, though.

Duration:00:11:54

164 | Sea Dragin’

1/16/2020
Some things sound too amazing to be real, but thankfully we can look at photographs to dispell the doubt. Here are two additions to the Cabinet that tick that box.

Duration:00:12:36

163 | Keep In Touch

1/14/2020
Today's tour will introduce you to a pair of exhibits that have been around a lot longer than you might first assume.

Duration:00:10:28

162 | RIP

1/9/2020
Amazing creations and astonishing creatures are on display today. Enjoy your tour!

Duration:00:11:42

161 | Fairy Tale

1/7/2020
A lot of things are too good to be true. Sometimes they turn out to be fake, while other times they reveal something no one expected. Today's tour through the Cabinet should acquaint you with both.

Duration:00:11:02

160 | Horse of a Different Color

1/2/2020
Some new ideas have the potential to stick around for years, while others fizzle out without much fanfare. Today's tour will give you a glimpse of both kind.

Duration:00:10:51

159 | True Genius

12/31/2019
Sometimes you have to look a story right in the face and decide for yourself whether it's true or not. Today's trip through the Cabinet will give you two chances to do just that.

Duration:00:12:27

158 | Smile

12/26/2019
An incredible person and an incredible object are both part of the tour on today's journey into the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:29

157 | Tuff Enough

12/24/2019
Sometimes you have to look a story right in the face and decide for yourself whether it's true or not. Today's trip through the Cabinet will give you two chances to do just that.

Duration:00:10:35

156 | Ghost in the Machine

12/19/2019
Today's tour through the Cabinet of Curiosities might make you hungry, or it might turn your stomach. We'll let you decide.

Duration:00:09:09

155 | On a Short Lease

12/17/2019
Today's visit to the Cabinet includes a a haunted house and a con-woman, perfect tales for a winter night.

Duration:00:13:02

154 | Shell Shocked

12/12/2019
Setting an incredibly record is a great way to be included in the Cabinet of Curiosities, and both of our stories today manage just that.

Duration:00:09:14