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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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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 049 - Orji

12/8/2018
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Dan is very poorly and not just because he watched Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Film-making. Stick around for the ending... Also orgies. -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - This Little Door: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4cHUoP8F7c - Vivaldi recomposed by Max Richter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oYWfJuMGMA - Simon's video about Name of the Wind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf6klzlAMQQ - Spongy and Electric:...

Duration:01:09:46

Wikicast 048 - Angostura bitters

11/17/2018
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We treat you to a live drinks tasting and chocolate sampling, and Simon gets some bad news. Enjoy! -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - Hat Films: https://www.youtube.com/user/HaatFilms - Balulalow (Pott): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRu8ZUa5vBk - Richard Rodney Bennet Missa Brevis (Gloria): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnPuLen4ePQ - Britten War Requiem (Agnus Dei): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flEp_xxer88 - Louis Theroux bot:...

Duration:01:14:52

Wikicast 047 - Parade of the Lost Souls

11/10/2018
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It's our overdue spoopy Halloween special OOOOOOooooo.... so we talk about Christmas. Enjoy! Please do email in your response to this week's doozy of a crisis.... -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - Durufle Requiem: https://open.spotify.com/album/6YDALxJXbUBi4Pc3OBZrk1 (check out the Sanctus in particular) - Exhortation, Tavener: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XiRPsIWHjQ - Spongy and Electric:...

Duration:01:32:11

Wikicast 046 - Rivers in the Wasteland

10/27/2018
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Dan was in charge of recording this one because Simon was ill, and to be honest it all falls to shit. Lots to talk about this week though! (not least Red Dead Redemption 2 [aka rooty tooty point and shooty]) -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - Cross rhythms: http://www.crossrhythms.co.uk/chart/ - Wallace as Sheev: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-SVpUvFN8g - Kermode and Howard:...

Duration:01:22:09

Wikicast 045 - 2005 Beijing Guoan F.C. season

10/20/2018
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Simon literally rants for 20 minutes about YouTube in this one. Strap in. -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - History of Man United: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Manchester_United_F.C._(1878%E2%80%931945) - A Prayer For Cardinal Newman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMQW0ESbQwk - Cosmonaut Variety Hour: https://www.youtube.com/user/cosmonautvarietyhour - Simon's twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/drsimonclark - Spongy and Electric:...

Duration:01:22:26

Wikicast 044 - Space Taxi

10/13/2018
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This episode is fantastic, and it's all because of you, our dear readers! Featuring outstanding correspondence, retro video game chat, discussion of Shane Dawson's Jake Paul documentary, and the John Rutter Memorial Home for Injured Swans. -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - Old video game music/memory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_3d1x2VPxk - Harry Potter game leak: https://www.techradar.com/news/harry-potter-rpg-everything-we-know - Symphonic evensong...

Duration:01:35:37

Wikicast 043 - Theo Chocolate

10/6/2018
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Pulling off evil ducks, Dan's teeth falling out, and a suspicious chocolate company... it's the Wikicast! To emphasise what we say in the episode, please please please do email in your response to this week's crisis - we have a reader in need and we're not equipped to help. Please email in to spongyelectric@gmail.com with your thoughts on this crisis! -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - Simon's vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYMTjolF3fg - Which...

Duration:01:21:53

Wikicast 042 - Women's liberation movement in Europe

9/22/2018
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Our friend nearly assualted the cheeky girls! Simon got his soul destroyed! Dan farted really loudly! You've missed out on a lot since we last uploaded, so catch up with us while 'learning' about feminism in Europe! -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - Name of the Wind: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/186074.The_Name_of_the_Wind - Dr Atomic: https://open.spotify.com/album/325YXA8ZbSyoStGyvvaQWC - Harry Potter ring theory:...

Duration:01:34:27

Wikicast 041 - Miocene (with TierZoo)

8/18/2018
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We are joined by the delightful Patrick from TierZoo on YouTube to talk about the Miocene, biology, how TierZoo videos are made, the Smash Bros meta, give our Patreons RPG classes/races, and learn how Dan is an ungrateful dog-loving swine when it comes to Netflix recommendations... -------- - TierZoo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHsRtomD4twRf5WVHHk-cMw - /r/Outside: https://www.reddit.com/r/outside/ - Urinal deodorizer blocks:...

Duration:01:55:57

Wikicast 040 - UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

8/11/2018
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Dan talks about a transformative experience in Prague, Simon chats shit about the Incredibles 2, and we receive an incredibly exciting fan fiction! A really packed episode this week, we're also talking about results day (and Dan's shady dealings), about Netflix recommendations (THE GOOD PLACE), Dan's date-ending medical emergency, the NHS, manlets, and so much more. You'll just have to listen to find out I guess... -------- - Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast - The Good...

Duration:02:01:53

Best of the Wikicast 2017-2018

8/4/2018
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The show just turned a year old, so we thought we'd compile some of our best moments into a special episode while Dan is on tour in Prague! You can expect some pure Simon and Dan goodness, some star turns by our guests, the best of correspondence, and some famous/infamous fan fics. This is a long-form 'best of' in that I've clipped whole segments from past shows. If you dear reader would like to compile a short-form version where it's just the best sentences and jokes and rants then we...

Duration:01:09:13

Wikicast 039 - Egnatius Lucillianus (with Tom Zalatnai)

7/28/2018
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This week we talk about movies where horses leave the big city to go to a small town stable. Or something. Also we're joined by lovely Canadian and fellow podcaster Tom Zalatnai, who talk about his current fundraiser and provides some narration for an excellent fan fiction... -------- - Tom on twitter: https://twitter.com/tomzalatnai - TOM's FUNDRAISER! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-the-upford-network-build-a-sound-booth-sports-community#/ - Up For Discussion podcast:...

Duration:02:03:36

Wikicast 038 - Vikram Bawa

7/14/2018
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We're back! Dan sneezes like Michael Jackson! Simon has a breakdown! We are left speechless by the wiki article this week - it's a classic! -------- - The Expanse: https://www.netflix.com/title/80029822 - Lindsay Ellis: https://www.youtube.com/user/chezapoctube - Soviet Womble: https://www.youtube.com/user/SovietWomble - Patrick H Willems: https://www.youtube.com/user/patrickhwillems - TierZoo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHsRtomD4twRf5WVHHk-cMw - The Yogscast:...

Duration:01:38:56

Wikicast 037 SPECIAL - List of highways numbered 221 (with Alex Lathbridge)

6/17/2018
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A bonus, bumper episode bursting with banter and alliteration! Apologies for the late release of this one - we had a few logistical issues recording and editing, but all in the past now. Simon and Dan are joined by Alex Lathbridge, noted scientist/comedian/weightlifter to discuss poppadoms, racism, music, books, haircuts, and highways. -------- - Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thermoflynamics - Why Aren't You A Doctor Yet?: https://wayady.podbean.com/ - Simon's goodreads:...

Duration:02:32:54

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