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Brandon Fibbs & Kyle Sullivan each pick a starting topic on Wikipedia, crack it open, and see what hides inside. Follow where curiosity leads.

Brandon Fibbs & Kyle Sullivan each pick a starting topic on Wikipedia, crack it open, and see what hides inside. Follow where curiosity leads.

Location:

United States

Description:

Brandon Fibbs & Kyle Sullivan each pick a starting topic on Wikipedia, crack it open, and see what hides inside. Follow where curiosity leads.

Language:

English

Contact:

205-862-2566


Episodes

Wikisurfer Series Two Teaser

5/2/2019
We are busy writing the new season of Wikisurfer right now. While there are some creative changes ahead, we promise Wikisurfer will continue to be your source of the most wonderful, weirdest, and interesting stories Wikipedia has to offer. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out series one and hear what all the fuss is about.

Duration:00:03:24

Wikisurfer Series One Coda

3/25/2019
In which Kyle and Brandon look back at the first series of Wikisurfer, take stock of what worked and what didn't, and reveal the results of the listener feedback poll.

Duration:01:07:59

Wikisurfer Series One Survey Announcement

3/11/2019
We want to say thank you to everyone who listened to the first series of Wikisurfer. We are already hard at work writing episodes for series two, but before we record anything, we first wanted to hear from you. We just posted a survey on our website (www.wikisurferpodcast.com). Please take just a few minutes to share some of your thoughts about the show with us. We are always striving to improve, and we really value your feedback!

Duration:00:01:19

Wikisurfer 008 – Social Climbers

2/25/2019
The peculiar and petrifying world of eusocial insects—the Borg of the creepy-crawly world—as well as an introduction to one of the fascinating experts who study them; a hair-raising and jaw-dropping look at the many, many times people have tried (and thankfully failed) to kill the occupants of the Oval Office.

Duration:01:20:22

Wikisurfer 007 - Welcome To The Jungle

2/11/2019
An invasion of Alaska, a river's life history, the storied existence of writer Dashiel Hammett, the deadliest plague in human history, a nightmarish trek down the Amazon River, and the Amazon as a center of civilization.

Duration:01:30:26

Wikisurfer 006 - Profane History

1/13/2019
The birth of countries, the MOVE Bombing, Sylvanus Morley, the history of profanity, William Adams, the first European samurai, and profanity in science fiction. NSFW!

Duration:01:15:36

Wikisurfer 005 - The Evolution Of Santa Claus

12/30/2018
The evolution of Santa Claus

Duration:00:20:44

Wikisurfer 004 - Mummified Sound

12/17/2018
Elmer McCurdy; the birth, evolution, and inventors of recorded sound; intentional and accidental mummies; the inhospitable, yet alluring, Atacama Desert.

Duration:01:38:25

Wikisurfer 003 - Fiery Abandon

12/2/2018
Centralia Coal Fire, Mt. St. Helens, Ghost Towns, Harry R. Truman, California Gold Rush, End-Permian Mass Extinction, Sandwich Islands

Duration:01:19:19

Wikisurfer 002 - Last Of Their Kind

11/18/2018
Project Habakkuk, Great Auk, Canadian-Pacific Railway, Last Days of Tierra del Fuego, Flying Beavers, Human-Penguin Relationships, Bestiaries

Duration:01:00:30

Wikisurfer 001 - A Missing Foot

11/5/2018
Defaced statues, Rorschach tests, Dr. Douglas Kelly, Germania, Company Towns, and the Royal Society.

Duration:00:48:11

Wikisurfer Teaser (ep. 000)

10/8/2018
Welcome to Wikisurfer! Listen to our teaser =)

Duration:00:04:15