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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


Episodes

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 if...

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 about...

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


Wikicast 016 - History of rail transport in Mozambique

11/18/2017
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Our history with trains; reviews of Thor: Ragnarok, Stranger Things 2, and Murder on the Orient Express; excellent reader correspondence, and the name of Dan’s sex tape! History of rail transport: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport Bridgnorth furnicular railway: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridgnorth_Cliff_Railway The Yogscast YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/yogscast Kermode and Mayo code of conduct:...

Duration: 01:24:03


Wikicast 015 - Eudoxus (Martian crater)

11/4/2017
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The geology of Mars, oral traditions, reviewing Blade Runner: 2049, and guest-starring a particularly cash-strapped housemate…. it’s the Wikicast! Now in record-breaking length! Also featuring the finale of the Case of the Deleted Pixels! Martian Geology: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_Mars Oldest books: https://wiganlanebooks.co.uk/blog/interesting/10-of-the-oldest-known-surviving-books-in-the-world/ Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw...

Duration: 01:41:16


Wikicast 014 - Hymn Sing

10/28/2017
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Yes, we couldn’t quite believe that we got this article either. But don’t fear - we don’t actually talk about music that much! In this episode Simon has a complete breakdown, we talk about films, scaring kids, and a rather saucy fan fiction has Dan serving Simon coq au vin… minus the vin. Trinity Te Deum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlK1TatC5BI Nightmare Before Christmas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPblZa10_Pk James and the Giant Peach trailer:...

Duration: 01:16:48


Wikicast 013 - Segway Inc.

10/21/2017
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We talk about pooping! You hear our music! We get really deep and talk about death! Tell a friend about the Wikicast! You end up either with a friend to talk about the podcast with, or you lose a friend that had terrible taste! Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com (SEND US YOUR BLADE RUNNER 2049 REVIEWS) Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys Links! This week’s article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Segway_Inc. Fan facebook group:...

Duration: 01:24:26


Wikicast 012 - Datatec

10/14/2017
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Simultaneously a long episode and an incomplete one! Blame Dan and his jenk microphone set up. This week we talk about the world’s dullest company, Simon suggests a new game, we talk about Patreon, and get into a deep discussion about the sociology and evolution of YouTube. Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys Links! This week’s article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datatec Facebook fan group:...

Duration: 01:22:40


Wikicast 011 - Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist

9/30/2017
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Featuring World of Warcraft, more awful accents, what’s been happening in our lives, and a brief history of video games! It’s the Wikicast, back with a vengance! Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys Links! This week’s article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddy_Pharkas:_Frontier_Pharmacist Fan facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/268878873600832/ (let’s get this to over 100 members!) Sally Le Page’s channel:...

Duration: 01:12:28


Wikicast 010 - Laevisuchus

9/16/2017
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A bumper episode! Featuring outstanding fan-fiction, terrible French, our favourite YouTubers, and a therapod dinosaur that we know very little about! Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys Links! This week’s article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laevisuchus Dan’s walking with Dinosaurs clip: https://youtu.be/pzYM_-1J85Y?t=28m17s Vidcon vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6foXzIqWsw Simon’s current Patreon (NOT for the Wikicast -...

Duration: 01:30:44


Wikicast 009 - Kalla Pasha

9/2/2017
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Films, tours to Malta, outstanding reader correspondence, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about - Kalla Pasha, an American professional wrestler, vaudeville comedian, and film actor - profesionally active during 1913-1931. Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys Links! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1hnBv12-uk - Devil Went Down To Georgia (washing machine...

Duration: 01:05:27


Wikicast 008 - Krauschwitz

8/26/2017
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Warhammer, nerd/geek culture, basically a rant about our favourite things, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about - Krauschwitz, a town on the border of Germany and Poland. Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krauschwitz https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warhammer_Fantasy_Battle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warhammer_40,000

Duration: 01:12:57


Wikicast 007 - Snowshoe Cat

8/19/2017
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Cats, technical troubleshooting, dippy egg and solider etiquette, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about: the Snowshoe cat! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowshoe_cat https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soldiers_(food) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Scout_Association Email us at spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow Simon and Dan on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys And instagram: @danmaw @simonoxfphys

Duration: 01:12:03


Wikicast 006 - Walter Hummel (musicologist)

8/12/2017
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Music, moon myths, futhering the cat debate, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about: Walter Hummel, the late romantic era musicologist! Trinity Te Deum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaEnf8j-ikI

Duration: 00:55:52


Wikicast 005 - Elijah Wheatley

8/5/2017
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Microwave etiquette, our favourite T.V shows, all things equine, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about: Elijah ‘Whippet’ Wheatley, a British flat racing jockey who won the 1905 Jockey’s Championship. Here’s a link to the piece of music Dan was on about, from the BBC adaptation of War and Peace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFGCpsmRxGI (alternatively, look up the soundtrack and listen to, ‘Andrei’ or ‘The Dance’)

Duration: 01:00:40


Wikicast 004 - Yonahlossee salamander

7/29/2017
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Trouserless Truro, Dunkirk, FANFICTION, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast. This week we’re talking about: the Yonahlossee salamander, a particularly large woodland salamander from the southern Appalachian Mountains in the United States. We’ve got a monster episode this week, to fit in the excellent correspondence we’ve recieved over the last week or so… enjoy!

Duration: 01:10:38


Wikicast 003 - Darren Ford (baseball)

7/22/2017
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Graduation week, inappropriate song lyrics, housemate abuse, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about: Darren ‘The Bullet’ Ford, baseball center fielder.

Duration: 00:52:45


Wikicast 002 - Gary S. May

7/15/2017
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The Underground Railroad, Truro Cathedral, hangovers, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about: Gary S. May, Dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering!

Duration: 00:51:19


Wikicast 001 - Hymnus amoris

7/7/2017
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Choral music, London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, and the usual razor-sharp wit from Simon and Dan - it’s the Wikicast! This week we’re talking about: Hymnus amoris by Carl Nielsen.

Duration: 00:28:41