Media & Entertainment Podcasts
Brandon Fibbs & Kyle Sullivan each pick a starting topic on Wikipedia, crack it open, and see what hides inside. Follow where curiosity leads.
Wikisurfer Series Two Teaser
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.
Wikisurfer Series One Coda
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.
Wikisurfer Series One Survey Announcement
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!
Wikisurfer 008 – Social Climbers
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.
Wikisurfer 007 - Welcome To The Jungle
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.
Wikisurfer 006 - Profane History
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!
Wikisurfer 005 - The Evolution Of Santa Claus
The evolution of Santa Claus
Wikisurfer 004 - Mummified Sound
Elmer McCurdy; the birth, evolution, and inventors of recorded sound; intentional and accidental mummies; the inhospitable, yet alluring, Atacama Desert.
Wikisurfer 003 - Fiery Abandon
Centralia Coal Fire, Mt. St. Helens, Ghost Towns, Harry R. Truman, California Gold Rush, End-Permian Mass Extinction, Sandwich Islands
Wikisurfer 002 - Last Of Their Kind
Project Habakkuk, Great Auk, Canadian-Pacific Railway, Last Days of Tierra del Fuego, Flying Beavers, Human-Penguin Relationships, Bestiaries
Wikisurfer 001 - A Missing Foot
Defaced statues, Rorschach tests, Dr. Douglas Kelly, Germania, Company Towns, and the Royal Society.
Wikisurfer Teaser (ep. 000)
Welcome to Wikisurfer! Listen to our teaser =)