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Forward Thinking Deep Tech House - Mixed live by Zam Stuart. Leave a comment and rate my podcast if you like what you hear!!! You can subscribe to my mixes that feature tracks from some of the most cutting edge artists and producers in Underground House Music!! I am inspired by Circo Loco at DC10, Davide Squillace, Matthias Tanzmann, Mihai Popoviciu, Jamie Jones, Ibiza, Saytek, Enzo Siragusa, Marco Lys, Zoo Project, Yaya, Fuse, Carlo Lio, Sankeys, Cable, The Martinez Brotheres, Jaded, Space, ...
 
Cam Porter is a comedian and former wrestler who, together with fellow comedian Michael Zampino, takes a comedic and sometimes critical look back at the Pay-Per-View era of wrestling. Join Cam and Zam as they dissect this extravaganza from start to finish, and every other week will be an all new PPV event working chronologically towards present day.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of An Ode to Bahá'u'lláh by Nabíl-i-A'zam (Mullá Muhammad Zarandí). This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 21st, 2010.Mullá Muhammad-i-Zarandí (29 July 1831 – 1892), more commonly known as Nabíl-i-A`zam or Nabíl-i-Zarandí, was an eminent Bahá'í historian during the time of Bahá'u'lláh, and one of the nineteen Apostles of Bahá'u'lláh. He is most famous for authoring The Dawn-breakers, which stands out as one of the most important and extensi ...
 
Join comedians Jill Weiner and Connor Creagan as they explore the dark depraved depths of Wikipedia. Hilarity and knowledge ensue!! Follow Wikifreakz @wikifreakzz on Twitter and @WikiFreakz on Instagram Follow Jill Weiner @jill_lives on Twitter and Instagram Follow Connor Creagan @connorcreagan on Instagram and Twitter
 
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It’s episode 98 and Jill and Connor kick it off with a something they know very little about - religion, specifically the pilgrimage practices of Islam. First it's the scandalous Caliph YAZID I, who BESIEGED MECCA in the mid 600s. And from there we take a trip to the holy land and learn about the KAABA and ZAMZAM WATER. And like all popular liquids…
 
It’s WikiFreakz 99th episode and its a classic! We kick it off with famed ornithologist EMMA LOUISA TURNER who broke boundaries photographing birds. And from her we head over to the water and the alluring HOUSEBOAT, which is can be used for living or vacationing. And what happens to a ship when it has s lost its purpose, why it becomes a HULK! A fl…
 
From the blue skies to the inner earth, this episode is going to give you the ride of your life! First we kick it off with the BOEING 747 - a huge plane whose hull has been breached 61 times. We learn about those hulls in BOEING 747 HULL LOSSES. One such hull loss took place over JEJU ISLAND, a self governed volcanic island in South Korea. And you …
 
This mix is all about Bangin' Tech House! It's Big Beats, Big Baselines & Big Drops!!Forward Thinking Deep Tech House - Mixed live by Zam StuartLeave a comment or rate my podcast if you like what you hear! You can subscribe to my mixes which feature tracks from some of the most cutting edge artists and producers in Underground House Music!! I am in…
 
From Glaciers to the afterlife this episode of WikiFreakz hits on both the ethereal and the tangible. First we take a trip to South America with the QUELCCAYA ICE CAP, but turns out this ice cap is in the second largest glaciated area. So we head on over to COROPUNA the largest glaciated area, which is located in the Andes in Peru. From here we tak…
 
Episode 95 and we’re talking film! First we kick off with 1995’s PERSUASION — based on Jane Austen’s book of the same name. From there we head into the rich genre of HISTORICAL DRAMAS and some of those dramas are called SWORD AND SANDAL films. Most of these were made in Italy which means they were DUBBED. And what film genre is really known for dub…
 
We start this episode where we often do — in the Australian Airforce with pilot, LOU SPENCE. Did you know he fought in the KOREAN WAR?! And man the Korean War was brutal! Mass graves and the BODO LEAGUE MASSACRE in the South and KIM IL SUNG in the North. He had a contagious CULT OF PERSONALITY — a control mechanism often employed by the world’s mos…
 
Join us WikiFreakz for a tour of the lush region of Madiera! First, we take flight with the seabird ZINO’S PETREL which finds home in the region of Portugal known as MADIERA. And you may recognize the name from the type of wine made there — MADIERA WINE. Madiera has a long and complicated origin story, including surviving the GREAT FRENCH WINE BLIG…
 
In this week’s episode our Freakz kick us off with an Australian soldier with a fun accent, it’s LIONEL MATTHEWS. From there we head on over to EXECUTION BY FIRING SQUAD, not so glamorous. Did you know that the last person executed by firing squad in the USA was RONNIE LEE GARDNER in 2010? Good grief and it was his choice because he wanted to commi…
 
Ahoy matey! Batten down the hatches and keep your landlubbers at bay! In this episode us WikiFreakz take the sea! First we learn about the SS MAUNA LOA which was torpedoed during WWII (of course!). Then we head under the surface to DIVE SITE also known as WRECK DIVING. From there we decide to take the less academic path veering away from UNDERWATER…
 
Episode Ninety, and it’s a face off!! First, we kick off with a rather boring English suburb CHEADLE HUME and then we move on over to the DOMESDAY BOOK - a document used to tally what was owed to the King. And which king started this practice? EDWARD THE CONFESSOR whose Feast Day is celebrated by the CHURCH OF ENGLAND. And looks like the Church of …
 
It’s an old school episode of Wikifreakz, and by that we mean we’re going back - all the way back to the beginning of recorded human history! First we kick off in Ancient Greece with ALEXANDER II ZABINAS. Did you know he kicked CLEOPATRA THEA and her husband Demetrius II out of Antioch in 125 BC? And CLEOPATRA THEA was married in a sumptuous ceremo…
 
First episode of the new year and WikiFreakz is here to celebrate! First we take a dip in the cool waters of Australia with the PACIFIC BLUE EYE, which is a type of fish. And what do fish do? Why they SHOAL AND SCHOOL! And both shoaling and schooling are defined by SYNCHRONIZATION! An act that is represented in multiple places including in the fabu…
 
This mix takes you on a laid back journey through atmospheric House. With emotive synths and driving baselines!! Forward Thinking Deep Tech House - Mixed live by Zam Stuart. Leave a comment or rate my podcast if you like what you hear! You can subscribe to my mixes that feature tracks from some of the most cutting edge artists and producers in Unde…
 
As we head into the dark months of winter, WikiFreakz heads south — VERY SOUTH. Antartica! We start with MOUNT TAKAHE, a dormant volcano on the southern continent. And what does Mt. Takahe abut? Why it’s the AMUNDSEN SEA! Did you know that one of the US’s first expeditions to Antartica was OPERATION HIGHJUMP - an operation in which three men lost t…
 
WikiFreakz begins with the FIRST CALVARY DIVISION, but since the calvary was active in WWII, our interest is quickly lost. We break from tradition and cruise the page for something more promising and there we happen upon the PYRAMID of NEFERIRKARE! Our next stop is FUNERARY CULTS and then off to GHOSTS! We try to raise the dead with NECROMANCY and …
 
Do you wanna listen to our podcast? Then you gotta get those earbuds in! That’s right, this episode is all about girl power. Kicking off with the renowned “A NICE DAY FOR A POSH WEDDING” which guest starred VICTORIA BECKHAM. And we all know what iconic girl group Victoria was in — THE SPICE GIRLS. And again they preached GIRL POWER, which turns out…
 
This episode we start out with the most boring, morbid British man SIR FABIAN WARE — he catalogued grave you know. And from him we take a quick trip over to the UNIVERSITY OF PARIS where we learn about the thrilling events of MAY 68 — actions in the streets known as WILDCAT strikes. Turns out those same wildcats roamed Canada, too. There, members o…
 
Even though Halloween is over that’s not stopping WikiFreakz from keeping it spooky! We start off with the most dangerous game of all, Welsh Soccer. Join us as we learn about the FIRST GAME OF THE WALES NATIONAL TEAM. Then it’s off to YUGOSLAVIA which went through a lot of trials and tribulations. One of the most significant being the assassination…
 
This mix is all about Bangin' Tech House! It's a large dose of Big Beats, Big Baselines & Big Drops!!Forward Thinking Deep Tech House - Mixed live by Zam Stuart. Leave a comment or rate my podcast if you like what you hear! You can subscribe to my mixes that feature tracks from some of the most cutting edge artists and producers in Underground Hous…
 
Jill and Connor kick it off with the creepy crawlies! First we stop to learn about the EASTERN GREEN MAMBA. And what are these little green devils filled with? Why VENOM of course. And did you know that they are an AMBUSH PREDATOR meaning they sit and wait for their prey? Some predators act as WOLVES IN SHEEPS CLOTHING. And a what a fun parable the…
 
It’s episode 81 and Jill and Connor kick it off down-under with Australian war hero VALSTON HANCOCK. From there we move into the RAAF COLLEGE or Royal Australian Air Force College which honestly is a little boring. But you know what’s not boring? The city of WAGGA WAGGA. It’s like New York — so nice they named it twice! The original inhabitants of …
 
It's episode 80 and Jill and Connor are off to the races! They kick off this episode with the 2006 SUBWAY 500. It’s NASCAR baby, and we don’t really care. But we do care about records which takes us to the LANDSPEED RECORD! Man these guys could fly; some even broke the SPEED OF SOUND which, did you know?, emits a SONIC BOOM! Have you ever heard a S…
 
First Jill and Connor stop at the 3RD SALESIAN WAR. Then it’s off to the theater! The THEATER OF WAR! And do you spell your theatre with an “e” at the end? WHY!? We find out in ENGLISH/AMERICAN SPELLING DIFFERENCES. And speaking of language have you read SHAKESPEARE!? Well you will now. And was he gay? Perhaps! Let’s get to the bottom of it with TH…
 
**Hey we're on vacation! Here's one of our favorite episodes!**From Feminism to Sex robot this episode of WikiFreakz is a crash course in gender roles! Join Jill Weiner and Connor Creagan as they explore feminism, gender neautral language, brothels sex dolls and finally sex robots! Feeling lonely? Don’t worry there’s a future coming for you! Follow…
 
Join Jill and Connor as they explore Wikipedia, kicking off with the article of the day about JAMES THOMPSON. Did you know he was the first person to PLAT Chicago? What’s a plat? It’s s diagram to illustrate how you can divide land or subdivide land. It's a tool valued most by LANDOWNERS. And who is the greatest landowner of them all? Why THE CROWN…
 
Oh it’s summer in the city and Jill and Connor need to cool off by taking a quick dip into Wikipedia! Where do they start? Why where else but WWII and Operation Cobra! An operation that took place in France, which is full of BOCAGE landscaping. Did you know that bocage landscaping was depicted in CHELSEA PORCELAIN? You know what else was depicted i…
 
Join Jill and Connor for fun in the sun while stuck at home! First, they visit a place they’ve been before the page of PETER VAN GEERSDALE a British conservator on the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial which we learned about in Episode 14. From there it’s a quick jump over to FIBERGLASS and then onto the coolest summer sport, SURFING! And why not take a tropi…
 
Summer vibes throughout with a mix of Soulful & Vocal House and a few big drops!!Forward Thinking Deep Tech House - Mixed live by Zam Stuart. Leave a comment or rate my podcast if you like what you hear! You can subscribe to my mixes that feature tracks from some of the most cutting edge artists and producers in Underground House Music!! I am inspi…
 
Jill and Connor kick off this historic episode of Wikifteakz with the FIRST SILESIAN WAR, which apparently was stated for no good reason. After the war they read about the iconic leadership of MARIA THERESA who was a member of the HOUSE OF HABSBURG. The Habsburgs or Hapsburgs were one of the longest ruling dynasties in all of Europe dating back to …
 
in this episode, Jill and Connor return to nature beginning with the GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER. This woodpecker is very common making it a SPECIES OF LEAST CONCERN and that goes for Wikifteakz interest as well. So we move onto something a little more tantalizing: EXTINCT SPECIES and from there ANIMALS EXTINCT IN THE WILD. Here we have the absolute p…
 
Jill and Connor kick off episode 72 of WikiFreakz with the THE SPALDING WAR MEMORIAL, which was built in remembrance of FRANCIS MCLAREN who actually didn’t die in the war. Sounds like a monument that would only exist in the ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE. And what populates the English Countryside but COUNTRY HOUSES! And why what a peculiar country house SEZI…
 
The weather’s heating up and so are the Freakz of Wiki! In Episode 71 Jill and Connor kick it off (rightfully so) with soccer (British football) coach ALF RAMSEY. Now, Ramey’s a little dry so Jill and Connor decide to take a deeper dive into his hometown of DAGENHAM. Turns out DAGENHAM is also a little dry, but you know what’s wetter than hell? The…
 
Since the situation has gotten a little sad and stagnant on Earth, Jill and Connor take to the far reaches of space in this third quarantined episode of WikiFreakz. First they look to the heavens and learn of the constellation HOLOGIUM. And what’s one of the stars in that constellation? Why! It’s the red dwarf GLIESE 106! That’s right and it turns …
 
It’s Jill and Connor’s second quarantine episode, and while the audio hasn’t improved much, they still posses enough vimm and vigor to harness the power of the internet! First it’s off to the races with the winningest of horses SECRETARIAT! And who was Secretariat’s steadfast jockey? Why it was Ron Turcotte! And Turcotte was not only Canadian, but …
 
There may be a global pandemic but that’s not stopping WikiFreakz. Jill and Connor recorded this episode from two different locations, which is why the audio is little off, but hey they’re doing their best. First they kick it off with something nice and mundane, the SONESTOWN COVERED BRIDGE and boy was that thing a feat of STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING. Y…
 
Forward Thinking Deep Tech House - Mixed live by Zam Stuart.Leave a comment or rate my podcast if you like what you hear! You can subscribe to my mixes that feature tracks from some of the most cutting edge artists and producers in Underground House Music!! I am inspired by Circo Loco at DC10, Davide Squillace, Matthias Tanzmann, Mihai Popoviciu, S…
 
Jill and Connor kick off Ep 61 with some well tread and read territory -- Nazis. More specifically the Czech nazi officer EMANUEL MORAVEC, who, other than being a nazi f*ck, was also responsible for heading the BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUTH. The Germans didn’t love this organization. Despite being fascist (which of course they DID lo…
 
Jill and Connor start this episode with a girl named Brady, famous philologist CAROLINE BRADY. And who did she study? KING ERMANARIC who eventually committed suicide faced with the aggression of THE HUNS and their charismatic leader ATTILA. The Huns used JAVELINS and what does ESWATINI have on its flag but those very same javelins. And within Eswat…
 
Jill and Connor kick off this episode with the British Warship the HMS ROYAL OAK which after touring WWI, met her match in WWII being torpedoed by u-boat captain GÜNTHER PRIEN. He was awarded the first KNIGHT'S CROSS OF THE IRON CROSS for killing over 800 people. What a nazi. From Günther we head to THE GREAT DEPRESSION, which coupled with the Dust…
 
Jill and Connor start by taking flight with the MCDONNEL DOUGLAS F/A- 18 HORNET FIGHTER AIRCRAFT which was used in the fight against ISIS. And ISIS loves their rules! In fact they follow SHARIA LAW which is made up of the FIVE RULINGS. Some of those rulings involve food, and you know what you can’t enjoy? BLOOD AS FOOD. What a loss, truly, but bloo…
 
In this episode Jill and Connor kick it off in the MidEast with the Al-Mu’tadid, a strict but learned prince. Then we’re off to Baghdad, which was home to the HOUSE OF WISDOM. Sadly, Baghdad has fallen upon hard times since its inception. And who’s the blame for that? Well quite a few people but also some ASSASSINS. Who, as it turns out had some ve…
 
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