The Wikicast
The Wikicast
Clark and Maw
Simon and Dan go on a random wikipedia article and chat about it - it's the Wikicast!
Greg Moore (ice hockey) - Wikicast 125
Dan and Simon go deep on the Apple Pro Vision Plus Prime! Dan talks sport! Simon bites his tongue! No, literally! - Augsburg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augsburg - Manufacturing Consent https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manufacturing_Consent - Ministry for the Future https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ministry_for_the_Future - DCPOTW St John Passion https://open.spotify.com/album/2WhsBhZD0vKhMf587eUi2K - The Choice of Hercules https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Choice_of_Hercules_(Handel) - Harry Potter YTP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5DMj2BA-AU  (foundational Dan and Simon lore) - Busuu https://www.busuu.com/ - Snaefell Mountain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snaefell   Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Threads: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Moore_(ice_hockey) Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Feb 29
1 hr
England in the late Middle Ages - Wikicast 124
Turns out, Simon has OPINIONS about pre-school TV. Also discussion of Warhammer The Old World, books, a pub, and a really haunting carol from Canada. Oh, and happy new year lol. - Hollow Crown https://www.faber.co.uk/product/9780571288083-the-hollow-crown/ - The Buried Giant https://www.faber.co.uk/product/9780571315079-the-buried-giant/ - The Ministry for the Future https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ministry_for_the_Future - Worst year to be a human https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/536 - Pater noster https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paternoster_lift - Edgar Wallace https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Wallace - Women's hour https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woman%27s_Hour - Warhammer Old World https://www.warhammer-community.com/warhammer-the-old-world/ - DCPOTW: Since by man came death (née Jeff) https://open.spotify.com/track/42ltGgdtySWPYJyqWEznMD?si=a388a05b18ed4c6e - Messy goes to Okido https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/messy-goes-to-okido - Great Big Tiny Design Challenge https://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-great-big-tiny-design-challenge - Huron Carol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6IG6F6E5Ac - St Kilda https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Kilda,_Scotland - Fergus’ piece about St Kilda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CHCJDNhB5o   Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast   -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Threads: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/England_in_the_late_Middle_Ages  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Feb 14
1 hr 1 min
Wade-Dahl-Till valve - Wikicast 123
Simon and Dan learn about an incredible crossover event, and tell you about two quizzes that... have already happened. Whoops. Want a Wikicast pub quiz? Let us know! Roald Dahl story: https://web.archive.org/web/20180826034440/http://www.acnr.co.uk/mar_apr_2008/ACNRMA08_nerolit.pdf Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chitty_Chitty_Bang_Bang JJ quiz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipF5czCJLC0 DCPOTW - Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing: https://open.spotify.com/track/5JlEMgrpUbDIXuYFfN6iBv?si=a9b55aa49ac240a7 I Was Glad album: https://open.spotify.com/album/7eCPLoWAzaj03ceZMPChq7?si=d-scObKbScq6IJYVNR1RKQ Funky Monky Friday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxoe5DjDd74 Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Threads: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wade-Dahl-Till_valve  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Dec 19, 2023
48 min
The Mighty Echoes - Wikicast 122
Simon and Dan have been on a bit of a break, and now they're back to whisper very quietly about it (don't want to wake the baby) Our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewikicast  Gabriel Jackson: https://gabrieljackson.london/  DCPOTW: Caroline Shaw, Partita for 8 Voices: https://open.spotify.com/album/4LHSzEQPF6Iw20BGppFk31?si=JB3ALg9PStuIPXf1Kg3PCg  Miscast: https://www.youtube.com/@Miscast  Simon battle report: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXwXeindXrg  Ice skating video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NflCuvKd3pQ  Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Threads: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mighty_Echoes  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Nov 21, 2023
51 min
Cossipore - Wikicast 121
Simon and Dan come up with their dumbest idea yet. Also we hear your takes on Barbenheimer! The Anarchy by William Dalrymple: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/The-Anarchy-by-William-Dalrymple/9781635573954 Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast - Elizabeth Barrett Browning episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/elizabeth-barrett-browning/id1508123116?i=1000623124974 Elizabeth Barrett Browning - How Do I Love Thee (Sonnet 43): https://poets.org/poem/how-do-i-love-thee-sonnet-43 Eddy Burback - I ate at every Rainforest Cafe in the Country: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA-bjpKvIw8 Eddy Burback - I ate at every Margaritaville in the Country: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bsb9T1g5nlE  Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on X/Threads: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cossipore  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Aug 28, 2023
58 min
Up’n Down - Wikicast 120
What was your favourite arcade game? Email in and let us know! Also tell us what you thought of Barbie and/or Oppenheimer! While you do that, Dan and Simon discuss the events of a recent party, their thoughts on one of the best films of the year, and exporting baked beans to the Middle East. Yes, Swedish Wikicastians. Baked. Beans. Time Crisis 2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Crisis_II Game Sound: An Introduction to the History, Theory… https://direct.mit.edu/books/book/2460/Game-SoundAn-Introduction-to-the-History-Theory DCPOTW Byrd: The 3 Masses; Ave Verum Corpus https://open.spotify.com/album/2isntM6n993DCFiliH9A7F?si=kq_8AibPSSubafluy1B4CQ Our Instagram (feat Dan): https://www.instagram.com/thewikicast/ UAP hearing https://oversight.house.gov/hearing/unidentified-anomalous-phenomena-implications-on-national-security-public-safety-and-government-transparency/ Life and Death of St Kilda https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1815942.The_Life_and_Death_of_St_Kilda The Anarchy https://www.waterstones.com/book/the-anarchy/william-dalrymple/9781408864395 Si Mon Sci Comm Con https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/si-mon-sci-comm-con-tickets-667020374897 Ross from Hat Films screaming Rocket League https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4yizifWndU Game Grumps reacting to songs made from their videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZdJeqt9oZs Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on X/Threads: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Up'n_Down Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Aug 1, 2023
50 min
List of ambassadors of Sweden to Ukraine - Wikicast 119
Dan and Simon serve up another dollop of wikipedia, a dash of chaos, a smattering of recommendations, all mixed together with heapings of their friend Hugo Wickman. Does this description actually matter to anyone? Who knows! Should we bring back poetry corner? Let us know! European Youth Event: https://european-youth-event.europarl.europa.eu/en/  Pelican limerick: https://countryroadsmagazine.com/outdoors/knowing-nature/a-wonderful-bird-is-the-pelican/  Our Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/thewikicast/  DCPOTW: Beatenburg https://open.spotify.com/artist/3S9sb8w9r1iojdrAL1soiU?si=Q_JnJ89CSsGZXsHg9CHzug  Wickman family concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3sWnmQh2Gk  The First Heretic: https://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/The_First_Heretic_(Novel)  Angela Collier - string theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kya_LXa_y1E  Lackadaisy pilot (trailer): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtnQ5cIHGHE  Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ambassadors_of_Sweden_to_Ukraine  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Jun 26, 2023
59 min
Where the Bears Are - Wikicast 118
This just in: Simon is aware of twinks. Dan talks about househunting in London, Simon is a bad influence, and the wheels come this close to falling off the podcast car. Everyone: email in to force Dan into getting a Switch! Game Grumps impressions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW2Pxcg1aaw  Web series: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_series  Wikicast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewikicast/  Never Mind The Bullocks: https://open.spotify.com/album/6oSGRiPmQh7HitgA5vcIPI?si=tMaoq9i8R6Sz3jZ-qA82rw  DCPOTW: Non vos relinquam orphanos (Byrd) https://open.spotify.com/track/6je8JyUGwmEchHFeZpaU6Q?si=721798565d1942b9  Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_the_Bears_Are  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Jun 2, 2023
51 min
Into the West (song) - Wikicast 117
A special episode. The boys talk about Simon's dad and the role he played in both of their lives. Some things never change however: Dan talks about choral music, and Simon is mean about some children. Also, urine. DCPOTW: The Lark in the Clear Air https://open.spotify.com/track/0BOGgqnXESn2xd6jisx4Hz?si=c8f96537818242e9 Christopher Tin, Waloyo Yamoni: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp4wsgVYfjM  Wikicast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewikicast/  Handel’s Solomon: https://open.spotify.com/track/3ywg2FQNI0zytfMtVL693U?si=4decdd35c0994468  Barry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_(TV_series)  Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Into_the_West_(song)  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
May 14, 2023
57 min
Franklin County Jail (Benton, Illinois) - Wikicast 116
It's been a while since the last episode. Simon opens up about why. Also: chatting about the Dungeons and Dragons movie, Everything, Everywhere, All At Once, and possibly the most chaotic Corin’s Pondence corner we’ve ever recorded. Rice’s Church Primer: https://www.ribabooks.com/rices-church-primer_9781408807521 Simon’s DnD one shot with Jasper: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1777333997 Simon’s documentary on the history of global warming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvGQMZFP9IA DCPOTW Magnificat for Double Choir by Charles Villiers Stanford: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRTlGIJECPE The Last of Us: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_of_Us_(TV_series) Everything Everywhere All At Once: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everything_Everywhere_All_at_Once Allelujah: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allelujah_(film) Pokemon Rimworld streams: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvSp-8FGBzxkDhSb2PizB8993IQkS6LPA Hat Films Vault Hunters: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLW1Yb5N9dD8dBLk9NoQw4mhdPJuKEE25Q Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_County_Jail_(Benton,_Illinois)  Fan discord channel: https://discord.gg/SZu6e2F This episode was edited by the wonderful Fergus Hall! https://www.fergushallmusic.com/
Apr 1, 2023
1 hr
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