Annals of Obsession1 season, 16 episodes
Phenomena we find all-consuming.
Annals of Obsession
CultureIn their zeal to treat dogs like members of the family, some pet owners are supplying their pups with everything from “pawdicures” to private chefs.
CultureFrom pothos to succulents, why people love taking care of plants.
CultureFrom a twenty-nine-dollar cup of coffee to competitions for roasting beans and tasting notes of flavor, specialty-coffee culture is attracting coffee lovers and hard-core connoisseurs.
CultureBread enthusiasts discuss baking techniques and the ways that low-carb diets have villainized the starchy staple.
CultureThe “Forged in Fire” contestant Frank Sausto walks through the making of his Kukri sword.
CultureDevotees of disaster preparedness stockpile supplies and make plans for the worst.
CultureA look at why humans, from Aristotle to Freud, seek to classify, categorize, and understand the self.
CultureWhat drives these severe-weather watchers to risk it all for a close encounter with a tornado?
CultureFrom Maruchan to Momofuku, a look at America’s love affair with the savory noodle.
CultureThe rapper Drake played Fortnite Battle Royale with the professional gamer Ninja, and a video-game phenomenon was born.
CultureHow the sounds of crinkling, whispering, and tapping induce euphoria.
CultureWe look at how society became fascinated with its own image, and try to find the truth behind selfie-taking.
CultureWe take a look at how felines took over the Internet, our homes, and our lives.
SportsWe take a look at some of the nation’s most devout sports fans.
CultureThrough an abundance of freeways, a competitive TV-news market, and morbid curiosity, car chases remain in the public eye.