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The Atlas Obscura Podcast
An audio guide to the world’s strange, incredible, and wondrous places. Co-founder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters explore a new wonder every day, Monday through Thursday. In under 15 minutes, they’ll take you to an incredible place, and along the way, you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Our theme and end credit music is composed by Sam Tyndall.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 642 ratings
Less is more
Interesting and engaging. The length of the show is just fine; less is more. Always a fun listen.
Perkcasso via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/07/21
Love the short format!
My two cents: I love the short format. It gives me time to finish and enjoy each and every podcast. I have always delighted in Atlas Obscura but sometimes I don’t have time to read and ponder the fascinating written articles. Now, with a tightly-scripted audio version, I haven’t missed a day...Read full review »
Karen SanDiego via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/01/21
Good podcast
The information presented is very well written and researched. The length is great. The problem is with Dillon’s annunciation. He really needs to pronounce the letters in each word, especially with foreign words or not oft used words.
Ontario. Gal via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/30/21
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Published 05/13/21
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Published 05/12/21
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Published 05/11/21
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