Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

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1
346 | Sunken Treasure
Here is a set of curious stories that are sure to leave with you a sinking feeling.
11 min
2
345 | Horsin' Around
One of our most curious traits as humans is just how tricky we can be. Today's stories illustrate that nicely.
10 min
3
344 | The Fast and the Furriest
Transformation is a curious thing, and these stories certain grew into something more.
10 min
4
343 | What’s the Buzz?
Let's explore some curious fixtures in our world--whether or not you're ready to believe in them.
10 min
5
342 | Lend Me Your Ear
Two unique tales from one unique war. Enjoy this curious tour of duty.
9 min
6
341 | Mystery Man
Wonderous things can happen when we travel, and these two individuals certainly proved the truth of that.
10 min
7
340 | Steamy Beginnings
Every now and then a person comes along who puts their mind to an unusual task. Today's tour will introduce you to two of them.
9 min
8
339 | A Song For Peace
We take a lot of things for granted. But if we dig a little deeper, we might discover the curious stories behind them.
9 min
9
338 | Lost Daylight
Royalty has undoubtedly provided historians with a lot of work over the centuries. But it's also given us quick a lot of items to add to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
9 min
10
337 | The Comeback Kid
Some people are born fighters, and oftentimes the fruits of their struggle can be enjoyed long after they are gone.
10 min
11
336 | Three Hour Tour
Entertainment has always provided us with curious stories. But the wonder and fun goes beyond the actual plot. Learn why today.
9 min
12
335 | Too Hot to Handle
We spend most of our lives either at work or at home. So it shouldn't be a surprise that so many curious stories come from those locations.
10 min
13
334 | Bird of Passage
Humans have done some unbelievable things. Whether those deeds were brave or foolish, though, is something we'll leave up to you.
10 min
14
333 | Monkeying Around
Some curiosities don't fit into the Cabinet. But that doesn't mean we can't enjoy them.
9 min
15
332 | Boneheads
Some things in life are too important to let go of. Here are two stories about seizing the day.
10 min
16
331 | Boom
Anything can be curious, from the small and unnoticeable, to the closely guarded.
12 min
17
330 | A Hole in One
Some stories are difficult to believe. But when they're 100% true, it's also difficult to not share them.
10 min
18
329 | Trust in Me
Let's meet some curious individuals, shall we?
9 min
19
328 | Snapshot
There are so many curious stories hidden in plain sight--behind locked doors or metaphorically beneath common names. And we're going to explore a couple of them today.
10 min
20
327 | Mistaken Identity
Humans have a way of getting themselves into some pretty amazing situations. In fact, the stories about that are more than a little curious.
11 min
21
326 | Turtle Power
Everyone needs to visit the curious from time to time. Thankfully, today's tour should take you there right away.
10 min
22
325 | Food Fight
10 min
23
324 | Buzzing With Danger
10 min
24
323 | Chew on This
9 min
25
322 | Bear With Me
10 min
26
321 | Face the Facts
10 min
27
320 | Dream Weaver
10 min
28
319 | Know-It-All
9 min
29
318 | Toil and Trouble
10 min
30
317 | Abandoned Rear
9 min
31
316 | Jingle in Her Pocket
9 min
32
315 | Catching Up
9 min
33
314 | Unwelcome
9 min
34
313 | Friendly Fire
10 min
35
312 | Spinning Their Wheels
10 min
36
311 | Pick a Card
11 min
37
310 | The Devil Made Me Do It
8 min
38
309 | War of the Words
10 min
39
308 | Toot Toot
9 min
40
307 | Crunch Time
11 min
41
306 | Do or Do Not
10 min
42
305 | I Feel the Earth Move
9 min
43
304 | Touchy Subject
9 min
44
303 | Having a Blast
8 min
45
302 | Uncanny Resemblance
9 min
46
Strange Arrivals: Season Two Trailer
2 min
47
301 | Root Cause
10 min
48
300 | Backfire
10 min
49
299 | Just Dandy
9 min
50
298 | The Trouble With Drebbels
10 min
51
297 | Downpour
10 min
52
296 | Sweet and Sour
9 min
53
295 | Child's Play
9 min
54
294 | Point Made
9 min
55
293 | Sink or Swim
10 min
56
292 | Ice Man
10 min
57
291 | Pew Pew Pew
9 min
58
290 | A Bone to Pick
9 min
59
289 | Fight Club
10 min
60
288 | Secret Sauce
12 min
61
287 | Toilet Plunge
10 min
62
286 | Misfortune's Melody
10 min
63
285 | Mayday
11 min
64
284 | Ruffled Feathers
10 min
65
283 | Rabbit, Run
9 min
66
282 | Iron Man
12 min
67
281 | Run and Gun
10 min
68
280 | Norweigan Roll
10 min
69
279 | Hot Shot
9 min
70
278 | Bank On It
12 min
71
277 | Swimming Oil
10 min
72
276 | Light Reading
9 min
73
275 | Turn, Turn, Turn
10 min
74
274 | Daydream Believer
10 min
75
273 | Brewed Awakening
11 min
76
272 | Fall From Grace
10 min
77
271 | Ouch
9 min
78
270 | Cold Start
9 min
79
269 | Spy Game
10 min
80
268 | Master at Arms
10 min
81
267 | Mirror
10 min
82
266 | Flight Risk
9 min
83
265 | Star Struck
10 min
84
264 | Whisker Rebellion
10 min
85
263 | Old Haunts
10 min
86
262 } Game On
9 min
87
261 | Wildcat
12 min
88
260 | Root of the Matter
Root of the Matter
9 min
89
259 | Class Actor
9 min
90
258 | Quite a Catch
10 min
91
257 | Fortune and Glory
9 min
92
256 | Gone in 60 Seconds
9 min
93
255 | The Shepherd
9 min
94
254 | Grain of Salt
10 min
95
253 | Rolling Stones
11 min
96
252 | Ice and Easy
10 min
97
251 | Builder Beware
9 min
98
250 | Hot Ticket Item
10 min
99
249 | Rough Landing
11 min
100
248 | Tangled Web
10 min