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Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

Rank #24 in History category

Society & Culture
History
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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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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.

iTunes Ratings

3363 Ratings
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Amazing concept

By Chivita01 - Feb 10 2019
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Love this podcast!!! Amazing and always interesting. Amazing job Aaron 👍🏼

One of my faves

By BettyJaneStarling - Feb 05 2019
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What a voice! I could listen to Aaron reading from a cookbook.

iTunes Ratings

3363 Ratings
Average Ratings
2523
373
171
103
193

Amazing concept

By Chivita01 - Feb 10 2019
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Love this podcast!!! Amazing and always interesting. Amazing job Aaron 👍🏼

One of my faves

By BettyJaneStarling - Feb 05 2019
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What a voice! I could listen to Aaron reading from a cookbook.

Cover image of Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

Rank #24 in History category

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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.

Top Episodes

Most Popular Episodes of Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

Rank #1: 005 | The Shawl

Jul 10 2018
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The Cabinet holds tales of wonder and impossibility today. Meet a man with a very peculiar vision of the future, and then take a house call from a renowned physician. Neither tale will end the way you expect.

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Rank #2: 004 | Dreams of Paradise

Jul 05 2018
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Today's tour of the Cabinet takes us into the world of dreams. In our first tale, a pair of men find everything they were looking for. In the second, two men encounter something altogether impossible and unexpected.

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Rank #3: 006 | Overboard

Jul 12 2018
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Today's tour of the Cabinet reveals the story of one man who can't seem to escape his destiny, while another tale is full of nothing but escapes.

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Rank #4: 003 | Always Present

Jul 03 2018
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For today's tour of the Cabinet, listeners will hear the shocking story of one man's exploration of the past, while another person manages to leave a legacy that has hung around ever since.

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Rank #5: 050 | Dueling Fates

Dec 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.

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Rank #6: 052 | Cradle Will Fall

Dec 20 2018
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On today's tour through the Cabinet, you'll meet an object that didn't want to be caught, and an individual who desperately needed to be.

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Rank #7: 046 | Burning Mad

Nov 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.

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Rank #8: 044 | Shots Fired

Nov 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.

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Rank #9: 048 | Wizard’s Coat

Dec 06 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.

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Rank #10: 054 | Unlucky Hand

Dec 27 2018
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Connections are often an invisible thing, but they bind us together in unique ways. Today's journey through the Cabinet will reveal a few of the more surprising ones.

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Rank #11: 053 | Nature vs. Nurture

Dec 25 2018
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Today's tour through the Cabinet is a family matter, which everyone knows can be a complicated thing. But regardless of what life throws at us, blood will always be blood—with uncanny devotion.

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Rank #12: 049 | Brothers Grim

Dec 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.

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Rank #13: 030 | Going Under

Oct 04 2018
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Today's tour might sweep you off your feet, or leave you feeling defeated. Either way, you're in for an explosive ride.

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Rank #14: 028 | The Cold Truth

Sep 27 2018
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Each of today's stories offers us a chance to answer the same question: how much of yourself would you be willing to give up in exchange for an extraordinary life? One of our subjects had no choice, while the other rushed in head-first.

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Rank #15: 047 | Double Exposure

Dec 04 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.

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Rank #16: 062 | Seeing Red

Jan 24 2019
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Some of the most amazing tales in history are about artwork, and today's tour of the Cabinet will reveal a couple that you'll never forget.

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Rank #17: 058 | Pour One Out

Jan 10 2019
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Some Curiosities are delightful and happy, but not on this tour. Today, we meet human cruelty and suffering head-on, but walk away richer for it.

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Rank #18: 056 | The Little Giant

Jan 03 2019
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Some people break through barriers with the power of their will, while others rise above in the more literal sense. Either way, they make great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.

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Rank #19: 012 | Tunnels

Aug 02 2018
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Today we learn the history of a famous battle, and just how much it has impacted out modern diet. Then, we pay a visit to a former sailor who experienced something that changed his life forever--and left a permanent mark on our own.

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Rank #20: 038 | Time Warp

Nov 01 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.

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Rank #1: 005 | The Shawl

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The Cabinet holds tales of wonder and impossibility today. Meet a man with a very peculiar vision of the future, and then take a house call from a renowned physician. Neither tale will end the way you expect.

Jul 10 2018
10 mins
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Rank #2: 004 | Dreams of Paradise

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Today's tour of the Cabinet takes us into the world of dreams. In our first tale, a pair of men find everything they were looking for. In the second, two men encounter something altogether impossible and unexpected.

Jul 05 2018
10 mins
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Rank #3: 006 | Overboard

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Today's tour of the Cabinet reveals the story of one man who can't seem to escape his destiny, while another tale is full of nothing but escapes.

Jul 12 2018
9 mins
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Rank #4: 003 | Always Present

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For today's tour of the Cabinet, listeners will hear the shocking story of one man's exploration of the past, while another person manages to leave a legacy that has hung around ever since.

Jul 03 2018
8 mins
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Rank #5: 050 | Dueling Fates

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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.

Dec 13 2018
10 mins
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Rank #6: 052 | Cradle Will Fall

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On today's tour through the Cabinet, you'll meet an object that didn't want to be caught, and an individual who desperately needed to be.

Dec 20 2018
11 mins
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Rank #7: 046 | Burning Mad

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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.

Nov 29 2018
12 mins
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Rank #8: 044 | Shots Fired

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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.

Nov 22 2018
10 mins
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Rank #9: 048 | Wizard’s Coat

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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.

Dec 06 2018
10 mins
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Rank #10: 054 | Unlucky Hand

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Connections are often an invisible thing, but they bind us together in unique ways. Today's journey through the Cabinet will reveal a few of the more surprising ones.

Dec 27 2018
9 mins
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Rank #11: 053 | Nature vs. Nurture

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Today's tour through the Cabinet is a family matter, which everyone knows can be a complicated thing. But regardless of what life throws at us, blood will always be blood—with uncanny devotion.

Dec 25 2018
10 mins
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Rank #12: 049 | Brothers Grim

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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.

Dec 11 2018
10 mins
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Rank #13: 030 | Going Under

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Today's tour might sweep you off your feet, or leave you feeling defeated. Either way, you're in for an explosive ride.

Oct 04 2018
11 mins
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Rank #14: 028 | The Cold Truth

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Each of today's stories offers us a chance to answer the same question: how much of yourself would you be willing to give up in exchange for an extraordinary life? One of our subjects had no choice, while the other rushed in head-first.

Sep 27 2018
14 mins
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Rank #15: 047 | Double Exposure

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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.

Dec 04 2018
10 mins
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Rank #16: 062 | Seeing Red

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Some of the most amazing tales in history are about artwork, and today's tour of the Cabinet will reveal a couple that you'll never forget.

Jan 24 2019
10 mins
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Rank #17: 058 | Pour One Out

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Some Curiosities are delightful and happy, but not on this tour. Today, we meet human cruelty and suffering head-on, but walk away richer for it.

Jan 10 2019
11 mins
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Rank #18: 056 | The Little Giant

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Some people break through barriers with the power of their will, while others rise above in the more literal sense. Either way, they make great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Jan 03 2019
11 mins
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Rank #19: 012 | Tunnels

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Today we learn the history of a famous battle, and just how much it has impacted out modern diet. Then, we pay a visit to a former sailor who experienced something that changed his life forever--and left a permanent mark on our own.

Aug 02 2018
10 mins
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Rank #20: 038 | Time Warp

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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.

Nov 01 2018
14 mins
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