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Simon and Dan go on a random wikipedia article and chat about it - it's the Wikicast!

Simon and Dan go on a random wikipedia article and chat about it - it's the Wikicast!
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Simon and Dan go on a random wikipedia article and chat about it - it's the Wikicast!

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English


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Wikicast 036 - Tanvir Sadiq

6/9/2018
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Come out on a night out with Simon and Dan - it’s Wikicast after dark…. Also, Nicaragua chat, Deadpool 2, Asian Tom Scot, and papier mache art… Please send us your questions for our special guest next episode - we’ll be doing a bumper episode to make up for the shortness of the past two!! ——– - Papier mache art: http://autarmota.blogspot.com/2009/10/art-of-papier-mache-in-kashmir.html - Chapel’s recruiting video:...

Duration:01:19:45

Wikicast 035 - Poems for the Hazara

5/26/2018
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Royal Wedding! Lots of music chat! Warhammer 40,000! Quite a packed episode this week - enjoy! ——– - Translation interviews: https://www.youtube.com/user/vagabondvoices - Dvořák symphony #9: https://open.spotify.com/album/3rFtpJNwxV9DlQd0M3Hmpe - Elgar Cello Concerto: https://open.spotify.com/album/0b40AMmZPt7sjgw17WGk1s - The Sheldonian Theatre: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheldonian_Theatre - Cornysh (Salve Regina): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oZsENK6Evg - Eternal Source...

Duration:01:27:25

Wikicast 034 - Minay Shmyryov

5/12/2018
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We talk about the Belarusian Robin Hood of WW2, the economics of educational streaming, evensong, and substance abuse. Oh and hecking ruddy George wrote us a fan fiction. Yaaaaay! ——– - Simon’s twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/drsimonclark - Dan’s forehead’s twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/dansforehead - The Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/XdjYwex - Mindfulness book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mindfulness-practical-guide-finding-frantic/dp/074995308X Check out our Patreon for...

Duration:01:31:38

Wikicast 033 - Chair (sculpture)

5/5/2018
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It’s a giant f***ing chair. I don’t know why we expected anything else. Also fan fiction, Marvel’s Infinity War reviewed, and we moan about politics! ——– - THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - 99% invisible about architecture (ducks!): https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/lessons-from-las-vegas/ - The Brexit Queen story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43975305 - RLM’s Infinity War review, which hits the nail on the head:...

Duration:01:33:30

Wikicast 032 - Andrei Vlasichev

4/28/2018
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Your intrepid wikipedia heroes return! This time Simon talks about visiting YogStudios, Dan talks about being a manly man and fixing a boiler, and things get a bit tense in critics corner… WIKICAST MERCH https://www.simonoxfphys.com/merch WIKICAST MERCH (ORDER BY MAY 1ST) ——– - THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - The Yogscast: https://www.youtube.com/user/BlueXephos - The helicopter man: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UYCL1SgyBAVudD-3R5y3w - Choral...

Duration:01:35:55

Wikicast 031 - House of D

4/14/2018
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WE GOT MERCH! WE GOT AN AMAZING FAN FICTION! WE WERE IN THE SAME ROOM! HYYYYYYYYYYPPPPPPPPPE WIKICAST MERCH WIKICAST MERCH https://www.simonoxfphys.com/merch WIKICAST MERCH WIKICAST MERCH ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast Podcast about translation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7GDMxE7S50 Bright Travellers: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/23/bright-travellers-fiona-benson-review-poetry-collection The Skin I’m In:...

Duration:01:46:32

Wikicast 030 - Wilkins Peak

4/7/2018
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Sally and Simon are joined by Dan for a bit. Go follow her on the twitter, sometimes she’s ok. In this episode the gang talk about taste in films, mountains in Wyoming, Dan’s almighty hangover, happy lesbian films, read a fan fiction, try some Welsh, and discuss how to keep on top of uni work. So we stay on topic the whole time, basically. Note: we haven’t forgotten about your correspondence RE: the racist incident at Exeter Uni! As we had a guest this week we thought we’d wait until the...

Duration:01:57:32

Wikicast 029 - Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations

3/24/2018
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In this rushed, shitshow of an episode Simon and Dan discuss the racism scandal coming out of Exeter University, an order of knights represented at the UN, and some watching recommendations. Also Simon can’t say the word accredited. Again, massive apologies for the rush this week. Between Dan’s schedule and internet problems we just ran out of time. We’ll make it up to you next episode! ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast Sovereign Military Order of Malta:...

Duration:01:19:20

Wikicast 028 - Mehmed the Conqueror

3/17/2018
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This week we actually talk about the wiki article for a while, and (statistically) incredibly it’s an article one of us had actually been on before! Also this week you hear how terrible Simon is at accents, a meta discussion of online `fame’, a whole bunch of correspondence, and a new fan fiction! What a banger of an episode. ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast Dan’s forehead Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/dansforehead Vlad the Impaler:...

Duration:01:41:24

Wikicast 027 - Beth Nielsen Chapman

3/10/2018
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Dan is made of mice. That is all. Join us for the first annual wikicast academy awards, discussion of academic burnout, and nuclear nightmares! ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast The Milk Carton Kids: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7fxtWEwKKrFaykKItspdYg Wikicast Wiki: http://wikicast.wikia.com/wiki/Wikicast_Wiki Dan’s forehead Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/dansforehead Game Grumps: https://www.youtube.com/user/GameGrumps Mary Poppins trailer:...

Duration:01:43:19

Wikicast 025 SPECIAL - Cicada 3301 (with Taha Khan)

2/24/2018
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Dan and Simon are joined by Taha Khan aka KhanStopMe to discuss a rather shady organisation… for a bit. Immediately followed by discussion of approaches for making YouTube videos, an in-depth review of BLACK PANTHER, a crisis corner all about closure, and a few reader emails. Also baguettes. Taha is a top lad, you should definitely check him out! Taha on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KhanStopMe Taha on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/KhanStopMe ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON:...

Duration:01:55:26

Wikicast 024 - Billy Austin

2/17/2018
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Goodness what an episode! After a shaky start (blame Clarktholicism) we talk about Vidcon, film directors, the Apple Homepod, tackle a chronic illness in crisis corner, answer your questions in correspondence corner, and see the triumphant return of The Time Traveller with the Extremely Large Forehead. We had a lot of fun recording this, and hope you enjoy listening! Also next week we have a guest with us (ooooOOOOOOooo) so do get your correspondence in nice and early this week so we have...

Duration:01:44:25

Wikicast 023 - Recession of 1949

2/10/2018
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One of the dullest articles we’ve ever got! We talk about the churches of Mawmonism and Clarktholicism, interview Mr Maw of the Gilbert & Sullivan society, tackle serious issues in crisis corner, and respond to some delightful correspondence! ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast Dark Horse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Horse:_The_Incredible_True_Story_of_Dream_Alliance Difference between a recession and a depression:...

Duration:01:20:19

Wikicast 022 - Cork encoding

1/27/2018
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Oscar nominations! Dan forgets to turn on his microphone! Serious discussion in agony corner! Also why is it called a white smiling face?? Apologies to everyone who didn’t get their email read out - we are simply too swamped to get them all in the podcast, but please do know that we read each and every single one. So please keep them coming, and also send in your agony corner problems, which we will anonymise in the podcast. ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON:...

Duration:01:37:26

Wikicast 021 - Tunnels of Gibraltar

1/20/2018
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An episode bursting with new corners! We talk about our favourite music at the moment, films, books, and some rather interesting tunnels… ——– THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast IKON (Simon’s current earworm): https://open.spotify.com/album/2ULaTqOI9vhSTk1TAGC2ov Tabletop weekly: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeva4J3hoZHRycSU95MSMKw ——– Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys and use #Wikicast This week’s...

Duration:01:23:03

Wikicast 020 - Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special Edition

1/13/2018
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If you’ve ever wondered which one of us has the bigger penis, the answer is confirmed in this podcast. Also featuring: sports, retro games, merch discussion, and a mystery unboxing. ALSO WE LAUNCHED A PATREON LOL. For just $1 a month (the price of a can of coke or something) you can help the show massively by 1) helping us pay for hosting, 2) keep Wikipedia afloat, 3) help us make more content for you, and 4) pledge your allegience to #TeamCat or #TeamDog. We’re not asking for much, but...

Duration:01:28:37

Wikicast 019 - Cook & Becker

1/6/2018
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Never again. Fan fiction is never going to be the same again. We’re back in the new year, featuring a fat Simon, an art dealer, a nasal feudal system, and a royal cover-up… It was extremely windy in the UK when we filmed this, sorry if some wind noise creeps in every now and again! (if you want to avoid our spoilerific discussion of The Last Jedi, skip from to 0:44:27 to 1:01:38) ——– Red Letter Media’s Star Wars review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9hwGZFPSmw Fascinating video...

Duration:01:35:43

Wikicast 018 - Girl on Approval

12/16/2017
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High octane printer commentary. Welsh Gimli. Simon handed in his thesis. What an episode! ——– Simon’s Star Wars video (please share!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwYS40uAxDE Listen to our Christmas service! (and comment saying you came from here): https://www.facebook.com/exeteruniversitychapelchoir/videos/1109636325805344/ The Yogscast Jingle Jam: https://www.humblebundle.com/yogscast-jingle-jam-2017 Gloria from Mass in Bb, JS Bach:...

Duration:01:16:15

Wikicast 017 - I’ll Be the Tornado

11/25/2017
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We’re not racist. Really. This week we talk about our emo phases, Justice League, and a controversial correspondance corner. Thanks to Tapio for the jingles - email in with your thoughts! The offending album: https://dadsnj.bandcamp.com/album/ill-be-the-tornado Sad Hoshi: https://youtu.be/N7mFEAyzH0M?t=4m51s David Bull, Japanese woodblock printmaker: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKSrgKjevPmNZxCAyTZP5cQ Listen to our Evensong! (and comment saying you came from here):...

Duration:01:21:27