Right Now in Aaron Mahnke’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Some people strive hard to get away, while others want nothing more than to retreat deeper inside. either way, they've left us with amazing stories.

033 | No Good Deed

Human ingenuity might bring us wonder and joy, or it might bring us tragedy and sorrow. The only way to find out which story does what is to listen to both of them carefully.

032 | The Mastermind

Today we present two stories of individuals who show us just how powerful the human spirit can be.

031 | Lady Luck

On display today is the portrait of one lucky lady and the details of a battle that is famous for very little.

030 | Going Under

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

Unobscured - Season 1 - Trailer

History is full of stories we think we know. They are old and dark, but time has robbed us of perspective and clarity. They've become obscured and misunderstood. Which is why this series exists: to dig deep and shed light on some of history’s darkest moments. To help us better understand where we’ve come from. To make it Unobscured. Each season pairs narrative storytelling from Aaron Mahnke, the creator the hit podcast Lore, with prominent historian interviews.Season One: The Salem Witch Trials

029 | The Rumor Mill

Pay attention during your tour of the Cabinet today, because things aren't always what they appear to be.

028 | The Cold Truth

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.

027 | Ascension

On our tour of the Cabinet of Curiosities today, we will meet two unique individuals. One spent his life looking for fame, while the other wanted to escape it. Whether they each achieved their goals is up for debate.

026 | Down the Drain

Seeing is believing. At least, that's what people say. But the objects on display in the Cabinet today stretch that cliché to the limit.

025 | Mourning

Sometimes our tour through the Cabinet introduces us to tales of loss and letting go. Other times, we encounter events that are are simply too amazing to be true. This is one of those tours.

024 | Up in Smoke

Today's tour through the Cabinet of Curiosities is a little hot, a little cold, and a whole lot of mysterious.

023 | Something Borrowed

Whether everything in life is spelled out for us, or left entirely to chance, there's never a dull moment inside the Cabinet of Curiosities.

022 | The Coin Flip

Today's tour introduces us to a fateful voyage and a plumbing problem with a haunting solution. Neither one are easy to believe, though.

021 | The Knock-Out

On today's tour of the Cabinet, one group of people has a foggy experience, while then another has sees stars for the first time.

020 | Restless

Sometimes people try hard to fool those around them, while others find themselves being fooled by someone else. Either way, the stories they create are wonderfully entertaining, and delightfully unusual—perfect additions to the Cabinet.

019 | Second Life

A stroll through the Cabinet of Curiosities today will reveal some unbelievable artwork and a lost tale from our nation's early years, both of which are entirely unexpected.

018 | The Joker

Today's tour introduces us to an irreverent hero and a brave chef, both of who have a lot to teach us about thinking outside the box.

017 | The Groupie

Some people welcome limitations as a way of testing their prowess and endurance. Others have those constraints forced upon them. This tour through the Cabinet will give us a glimpse of both kinds of people.

016 | Brotherhood

Some people just aren't who they appear to be. Some of them hide their past deep beneath a layer of deception, while others wear their duplicity in plain sight. Either way, they make for great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.