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Podcast: 'How To' Make the Best Show about New York with John Wilson

In our first extended episode, we sit down with the show's creator and host John Wilson.
April 18, 2024
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Podcast: Atalaya

A 40,000-square-foot Moorish castle in South Carolina.
Sponsored by Discover South Carolina
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Podcast: Showgirl Magic Museum

In San Francisco, learn all about the history of showgirls.
April 16, 2024
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Podcast: Reppin' Our Weird Hometown Traditions

Does the place you grew up have any unique traditions? We would love to hear from you.
April 15, 2024
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Podcast: Two Places And A Lie (Live)

We play two truths and a lie—Atlas Obscura style.
April 12, 2024
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Podcast: My Life in Three Places with Rick Steves

We ask the legendary travel writer and presenter about the three places that have changed his life.
April 11, 2024
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Podcast: Brown Mountain Lights

Mysterious 'exploding lights' that defy explanation.
Sponsored by Visit North Carolina
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Podcast: Total Eclipse of Our Hearts

Want to relive the eclipse? Then, listen up.
April 9, 2024
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Podcast: Nevada Week: The Martin

Feast like a sheepherder at a Basque boarding house turned restaurant.
Sponsored by Travel Nevada
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Podcast: Nevada Week: Molossia

An 11-acre micronation in the Nevada desert with its own rules and regulations.
Sponsored by Travel Nevada
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Podcast: A Journey Through Death With Joanna Ebenstein

What does our fascination with mortality reveal about who we are?
March 29, 2024
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flight

Podcast: A Journey Around the World With Sebastian Modak

The New York Times' former "52 Places" reporter dives into the ups and downs of traveling for an entire year.
March 28, 2024
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africa

Podcast: Ganvie Lake Village

A deep dive into "the Venice of Africa," a waterway-filled village in Benin.
March 26, 2024
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vaudeville

Podcast: Vent Haven Museum

Here lies the world's largest collection of ventriloquist dummies.
March 25, 2024
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galaxy

Podcast: Marching Through the Galaxy With Moiya McTier

The award-winning astrophysicist and folklorist takes us on a tour of the Milky Way.
March 21, 2024
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meteors

Podcast: A Mission to Find a Meteor With Amir Siraj

The astrophysicist's search for an interstellar object led him to the bottom of the ocean floor.
March 19, 2024
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aboriginal

Podcast: Law of the Tongue

Back when killer whales used to assist humans.
March 14, 2024
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detectives

Podcast: Introducing Sound Detectives from LeVar Burton

Would you recognize what can only be heard but not seen?
March 13, 2024
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women's history

Podcast: The Lighthouse Keeper

Meet the woman behind the light in the dark.
March 12, 2024
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Podcast: The Grave of XYZ

A bank robber’s burial site is still six feet deep with mystery.
March 11, 2024
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Podcast: Exploring the Abandoned With Blake Pfeil

Sit down with the host of “Abandoned: All-American Ruins” to hear what exploring abandoned spaces taught him.
March 7, 2024
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Podcast: Mr. Kaor’s Letters

For the last 40 years, Hotel Spaander in the Dutch fishing village of Volendam received almost daily letters from a mysterious man in Japan.
March 6, 2024
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Podcast: GALS Gone Wild

Hear what happens when a man tried to smuggle in 22 giant African land snails into the United States.
March 5, 2024
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Podcast: What Happens to the Food You Try to Sneak Into the Airport?

We go inside one of the busiest airports in the world with a simple question.
March 4, 2024