Best wikipedia podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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On Rabbit Hole, Chicago performers Erin, Tyler and a special guest start out on the same randomly-selected Wikipedia page. From there, they follow any link in that strikes their fancy, doing the same on the next page, and the next... Once they've climbed out of their respective Rabbit Holes, they meet and discuss all the interesting, weird, and exciting information they have discovered.
 
Hello there. I'm David. I read Wikipedia. Each week I transport a small slice of wikipedia directly into your ear holes. You're welcome.
 
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Spoken Wikipedia
Monthly+
 
The latest articles as a mp3-Podcast. Do you want to contribute or learn more? See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Spoken_Wikipedia
 
Die neuesten Beiträge als mp3-Podcast. Willst Du selbst mitmachen oder mehr erfahren? Siehe: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Gesprochene_Wikipedia
 
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Ungeniused
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Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia. Stephen Hackett and Myke Hurley are here to explain topics and share knowledge you'll never be able to use in real life. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.
 
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I Read Wikipedia
Weekly
 
I read interesting Wikipedia articles to you weekly.
 
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Wikipedia Club
Daily+
 
A music history podcast covering music from various angles, along with discussion of music in film and an occasional reading series.
 
I like to learn and create new things. I make this podcast so others can learn with me and about FLEXDECKplayingcards.com
 
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Citation Needed
Weekly
 
The podcast where we choose a subject, read a single article about it on Wikipedia, and pretend we’re experts. Because this is the internet, and that’s how it works now.
 
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Unbuttoned History
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Informative, casual, and a little bit sexy, Unbuttoned History is the raucous history podcast for people who want to learn a bit about yesteryear, but with silly voices and swearing. Hosts Mike, a second Mike and Caleb guide you through time immemorial and play a few ridiculous games along the way.
 
Dane and Wyatt comb through Wikipedia's millions of articles, in random order, while critiquing, praising, and lamenting them one by one. Send us your favorite wikipedia article and we will talk about it on the show!Wyatt has been Dane's younger brother his entire life. He currently lives in Springfield, Missouri and enjoys Ancient Roman history, Vinyasa yoga, and Wikipedia. Dane is a scientist in the Atlanta area. He spends his free time playing piano, online dating, and Wikipedia.Neither b ...
 
Kat Reads Wikipedia is the podcast where I, Kat, a non-famous person, read a Wikipedia page and share all of the tangentially related knowledge I have about the subject matter contained therein.
 
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Today in Wikipedia
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This is a show where I read Wikipedia pages. Yea. That's right. You'll learn about the most random things.
 
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The Wikipedia Podcast
Weekly+
 
Bringing you Wikipedia articles, everyday.
 
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Dilettante Ball
Weekly
 
Every week, Johnny and Spencer attempt to discuss a Wikipedia article chosen at random. They don’t get very far.
 
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Ungeniused
Weekly
 
Ungeniused is a podcast dedicated to exploring how far down the rabbit hole one can go on Wikipedia. This often means talking about things no one should know anything about. It is hosted by Myke Hurley and Stephen M. Hackett.
 
Join hosts Katelyn and Mathew on a wild ride through Wiki-space! Each week they play the Wikipedia game with a new topic as their target, discussing what they find along the way.
 
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Dilettante Ball
Weekly
 
Every week, Johnny and Spencer attempt to discuss a Wikipedia article chosen at random. They don’t get very far.
 
A daily news podcast. Because there's news every day.™
 
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Random Sampling
Weekly
 
Kerry and Jessie discuss random wikipedia article and try to learn things.
 
Join Karl & Lo each week as we try and learn something new with the help of random Wikipedia articles.
 
A podcast about the people and ideas behind the MediaWiki software. Interviews with developers and users of MediaWiki, both for Wikimedia sites (Wikipedia, Wikidata, etc.) and the many uses of MediaWiki in companies, organizations, governments and personal uses. Credits: audio production done via the Audacity software; theme music performed by Victor Noriega.
 
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WikiFreaks
Rare
 
Wikipedia. Some call it aggressively unreliable. Others call it almost certainly the only tool we have to solve the most perplexing mysteries that pepper America’s history. Rachel Gaffin and Sydney Geyer are here to read you the finest that Wikipedia has to offer and use that largely unverified information to make the final call as to who killed JFK, where Elvis is currently living, and just how the Illuminati get their teeth so white. Like a couple of mothers whose babies have been kidnappe ...
 
A weekly podcast for knowledge about anything and everything. From North Korea to Nicolas Cage, Tim and Tom leave no stone unturned in their humble quest to make the world a more informed place. Put away the encyclopedia four-eyes because this may just be the last resource you'll ever need. Wikipedia, consider yourselves on warning.
 
Need distracting? Comedians Brian O'Sullivan and Jamie Pierce are here to entertain, educate and enlighten (among other alliterative verbs). When all the horrible news of the world leaves an unpleasant taste in your mouth, cleanse your palate with this soothing sorbet of a podcast. Play games, sing songs, learn new things! Join Brian and Jamie as they focus on trivial matters made to seem significant so you'll forget, at least temporarily, our daily slow trek into the newly opened portal to ...
 
Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world? Do you like trivia and fun facts? Have you lost hours to Wikipedia rabbit holes? The Story Behind is the show for you! Trivia nerd Emily Prokop explores the origins and cool stories that surround the things, people and places you may never have wondered about before. Warning: Your friends might tire of you starting sentences with, "I learned on a podcast ..."
 
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We Are Adults
Monthly
 
A podcast by two adults
 
Join your host Will and a guest for a tumble down the rabbit hole of the worlds favourite online encyclopedia.Thoughts and comments to @wiki_walking or wikiwalkingpodcast@gmail.com
 
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Daily Intellect
Daily+
 
A daily dose of knowledge in all the key intellectual areas.
 
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Speakapedia Podcast
Weekly+
 
Bringing currently featured wikipedia articles to your iPod, iPhone or Mac.
 
Uncyclopedia is a parody of Wikipedia. This podcast features content from various Uncyclopedia projects, such as UnNews (a parody of WikiNews), UnTunes (a music parody project), and many others. This podcast is run by volunteers, so please donate at www.uncyclopedia.co to keep this podcast and Uncyclopedia available
 
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The Wikicast
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Simon and Dan go on a random wikipedia article and chat about it - it's the Wikicast!
 
A miscellaneous collection of short stories, not featuring any of Wodehouse's regular characters, most concern love and romance and, being Wodehouse, all are amusing.(Summary by Wikipedia)
 
Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories originally published between 1931 and 1963, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed. Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Where the Bee Sucks by William Shakespeare. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 8, 2012.Where the Bee Sucks is a song performed by Ariel, an airy spirit, in Shakespeare's The Tempest. The Tempest has proved more popular as a subject for composers than most of Shakespeare's plays. Scholar Julie Sanders ascribes this to the "perceived 'musicality' or lyricism" of the play. Thomas Arne, best known for the patriotic song Rule, Britannia!, s ...
 
This collection of fantasy stories was originally serialized in regional newspapers, prior to being published as a complete volume. The stories, as critics have noted, lack the high-fantasy aspect of the best of Baum’s work, in Oz or out. With ironic or nonsensical morals attached to their ends, their tone is more satirical, glib, and tongue-in-cheek than is usual in children’s stories; the serialization in newspapers for adult readers was appropriate for the materials. (Introduction by Wiki ...
 
This is the fourth of Burrough’s Tarzan novels. Alexis Paulvitch, a henchman of Tarzan’s now-deceased enemy, Nikolas Rokoff, survived his encounter with Tarzan in the third novel and wants to even the score. (adapted from Wikipedia)
 
Elizabeth Chase Akers Allen was an American author, journalist and poet. - Summary by Wikipedia
 
Revolution and Counter-Revolution is an account of what happened in Prussia, Austria and other German states during 1848, describing the impact on both middle-class and working-class aspirations and on the idea of German unification. Events in Austria and Prussia are discussed, along with the role of the Poles and Czechs and Panslavism, which Engels was against. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
Edwin (@falsecorm), John (@WikipediaSocist), and Patrick (@PatrickTShep) are your wikipedia socialists
 
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The Wikicast
Monthly+
 
Simon and Dan go on a random wikipedia article and chat about it - it's the Wikicast!
 
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Beckipedia
Daily+
 
Beck's Spoken Wikipedia Articles
 
Paranormal Distributions is a biweekly podcast about spooky history, creepy legends and scary stories.Every episode features a few new tales from the void, where hosts Cypress and Connor hash out their biggest, darkest, paranormal fears. If you've ever stayed up until 3 a.m. reading terrifying articles on Wikipedia, join the club. We kinda sorta believe. EMAIL US YOUR SPOOKY STORIES.
 
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WikiJabber
Monthly
 
A Wikipedia related podcast
 
The main idea of "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific" (1880) was distinguishing scientific socialism and utopian socialism. Engels begins by chronicaling the thought of utopian socialists, starting with Saint-Simon. He then proceeds to Fourier and Robert Owen. In chapter two, he summarizes dialectics, and then chronicles the thought from the ancient Greeks to Hegel. Chapter three summarizes dialectics in relation to economic and social struggles, essentially echoing the words of Marx. (Introd ...
 
The novel, set in 1861, describes adventures of British expedition led by Captain John Hatteras to the North Pole. Hatteras is convinced that the sea around the pole is not frozen and his obsession is to reach the place no matter what. Mutiny by the crew results in destruction of their ship but Hatteras, with a few men, continues on the expedition. ( Wikipedia)
 
Fifteen short stories by Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (1869 – 1951), an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. S. T. Joshi has stated that "his work is more consistently meritorious than any weird writer's except Dunsany's…" - Summary by wikipedia
 
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories is a collection of short semi-comic mystery stories. This collection exemplifies Wilde's sharp wit and dark humour. Stories in this collection includeLord Arthur Savile's Crime,The Canterville Ghost,The Sphinx Without a Secret, The Model Millionaire, and The Portrait Of Mr W H. (Summary by Wikipedia and Alex Lau)
 
Channing's best known work, A History of the United States, is regarded as one of the most complete and accurate accounts of American history and received the 1926 Pulitzer Prize for History. (Summary from Wikipedia)
 
The Lady of the Camellias (French: La Dame aux camélias) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in 1848, that was subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Theatre de Vaudeville in Paris, France on February 2, 1852. An instant success, Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about to put the story to music. His work became the 1853 opera La Traviata with the female protagonist "Marguerite Gautier" renamed "Violetta Valéry".In the English-speaking wor ...
 
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This week: Amazon warehouses are not sterile, the battle of the smart thermostats, and Mark Zuckerberg testifies. Social: https://twitter.com/mikemccally https://www.facebook.com/mccally1080/ Links: Chinese water torture - Wikipedia The New DAVINCI IQ Vaporizer Pixel Refresh Podbean.com ecobee 4 smart thermostat Nest Learning Thermostat, 3rd Ge ...…
 
Discord: https://discord.gg/nJYrgtr Riot/Matrix: https://riot.im/app/#/room/#ChrisWere:matrix.org IRC: #WhoWhatWere on irc.rizon.net or https://qchat.rizon.net Gitter: https://gitter.im/chriswere/the-bridge Mastodon: https://linuxrocks.online/@ChrisWere Twitter: https://twitter.com/itsChrisWere Patreon: https://patreon.com/ChrisWere Liberapay: ...…
 
A conversation about managing splinters of time and energy to stay productive as a parent. This episode clocks in just under a tight twenty minutes so you can listen on your commute and still have time to dry your tears before the 1:00 status meeting! Also, a desperate plea: If you like this show, please rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes. I ...…
 
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Death Valley National Park - Climate by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
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Death Valley National Park - Human History - Early Tourism by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
Death Valley National Park - Human History - Boom and Bust by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
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Death Valley National Park - Geographic Setting by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
Death Valley National Park by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
On this week's episode I review the new film Rampage and compare it to Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One (after a 2nd viewing). Which film is better? Does more money equal better effects? Are there any good films coming out this week? All of this and more...here we go *(correction: Chris Stuckmann gave the film a C- and did not collaborate wi ...…
 
Jimmy Wales is one of the masterminds behind Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia that describes itself as "a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project". Since launching in 2001, Wikipedia has become an internet colossus, reaching around 1.4 billion users accessing some 46 million articles in 300 languages each month.Last year, Wa ...…
 
The dominant presence of the Skeptic movement in Wikipedia to suppress alternative information and facts. And is Wikipedia promulgating a biased Skeptic agenda? Rome Viharo is the founding president of Native Smart Inc. in Southern California, a young private company that has developed the first content, private exchange platform and network fo ...…
 
Good news! Eric, Evan and Dan all survived the Irish Tour Bus episode and they are back for a more "normal" episode of the podcast. The gang goes a little bit country and kicks things off with a review of Kacey Musgrave's third studio album Golden Hour, not to be confused with "Golden Shower," which will hopefully be her fourth studio album. Ka ...…
 
Ryan, Matt, and TFT Punk Correspondent Rachel D talk about “In A Poem Unlimited” by U.S. Girls. Download Subscribe: iTunes Other Apps Syllabus: U.S. Girls, In A Poem Unlimited In A Poem Unlimited Amazon, Apple Music Lyrics Wikipedia: U.S. Girls, In A Poem Unlimited Review: P4k US Girls Blogger Blog Harold Bloom Hamlet, Act II Scene 2 on Genius ...…
 
Nach einer etwas beschwerlichen Auf-, Ab- und Anreise über den Apennin (Vorsicht, Schlaglöcher!) verbrachten wir wunderbare Wander- und Wohnmobiltage im Nationalpark und UNESCO Welterbe Cinque Terre sowie leicht unterhalb von La Spezia. Viva Italia! Cinque Terre Wikipedia Outro jamendo.com: Keos T – Mostri Invisibili…
 
This week, Alex tricks Savannah into recording, AND YOU SHOULD COME TO OUR LIVE SHOW IN CHICAGO! Links and Show Notes Roboism LIVE at C2E2 Godfather - The Day My Daughter Is To Be Married - YouTube The Day My Daughter Is To Be Married Apple Hires Google’s A.I. Chief - The New York Times HomePod - Apple Singular they - Wikipedia @trinandtonic on ...…
 
The Interplanetary File System (IPFS) is a decentralized global, peer-to-peer file system. IPFS combines ideas from BitTorrent, Git, and Bitcoin, creating a new way to store and access objects across the Internet. When you access an object on almost any website, you are accessing the object via a location address—a URL. The URL tells you where ...…
 
In the news this week, a mass shooting at YouTube was motivated by filtering and demonetizing videos about veganism and workouts. The video service was already dealing with disgruntled creators over filtering and now a shooting makes the situation even more fraught. Facebook tries to stem the tide of negative news by providing more context to n ...…
 
In the news this week, a mass shooting at YouTube was motivated by filtering and demonetizing videos about veganism and workouts. The video service was already dealing with disgruntled creators over filtering and now a shooting makes the situation even more fraught. Facebook tries to stem the tide of negative news by providing more context to n ...…
 
Morgan Murtaugh, the youngest woman running for congress, calls in to explain her platform for California, which includes securing the border. MILO talks about how the Scotland Yard trained cops to hide evidence they don't want the defense to see about rape accusations and in social media news, Facebook is labeling Breitbart as 'intentionally m ...…
 
Recanati, Gigli e Leopardiun film di Silvio SbranaB&B Palazzo Dalla Casapiccola, Recanati, Museo Gigli, Loreto, Osimo, Ancona, Processione del Venerdì Santo di RecanatiRecanati is a town and comune in the Province of Macerata, in the Marche region of Italy.It is the hometown of the tenor Beniamino Gigli and the poet Giacomo Leopardi, which is w ...…
 
We at MoeDees Podcast would like to thank you for listening and God for the opportunity. Please rate and subscribe to our podcast and support our website, MoeDees.com Credits: MoeDees Podcast is produced and engineered by Maurice Taylor Liner notes by Dion Ingram MoeDees Podcast Masterpiece Theatre: Licensed to Ill Hosted By Maurice Taylor and ...…
 
Listen Here! Sometimes, when you are affianced, you want to reach out to popular media for inspiration. But let’s be real, wedding TV really leaves something to be desired. Like… compassion. Wedding TV Shows (Wikipedia)
 
Musikinstrumentenbau ist überwiegend geheim-by-accident und Orgeln können auch nach Jahrhunderten noch keine richtige Dynamik, diese Sachen bin ich dabei zu ändern. 3D-gedruckte Pfeifen werden ich mitbringen und alle können mal rein pusten und drüber fachsimpeln warum sie so klingen wie sie klingen.## AbstractMusikinstrumentenbau ist überwiegen ...…
 
The boys are back! Wikipedia Club discusses Carrington Harrison's bracket that broke the Internet: Kanye Madness. Why is "Runaway" only a 4 seed? Who in God's name matched it up with "Blood on the Leaves"? Why are five of Kanye's ten best songs in the same region? Why is this so fun to talk about? SPONSORED BY REMEDY COFFEE, Knoxville, TNSONGS ...…
 
We’re celebrating April Fools’ Day with some of our favorite pranks and hoaxes. Brandi starts us off by talking about Balloon Boy. This is the story of the six year old boy who floated off in his dad’s flying saucer. Or did he? This story captivated the nation, but if you’re anything like us, you’ll have forgotten like 95% of it. Then Kristin t ...…
 
In this second episode of the Modern Carnivore podcast I sit down with Robyn Migliorini who is a vegan turned hunter. Robyn and her husband Nick were strict vegetarians, and then vegans, until their bodies started giving feedback indicating that they weren’t getting all the nutrients they needed in their diet. However, considering the idea of b ...…
 
In the second part of the task management design trilogy, Elias and Sean discuss gamification, motivation, and discipline. Elias gets really excited about an idea. Links and Show Notes Duolingo Universal Paperclips (App Store) Two-factor theory - Wikipedia (Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory) OmniFocus Todoist PCalc Human Resource Machine CAR ...…
 
Guest Ma'ayan Plaut Content Strategist & Podcast Librarian, @RadioPublic. @OberlinCollege alum, curator @thepodparty, occasional podcast writing @Salon. Ma'ayan Plaut Ma'ayan Plaut (@maayanplaut) | Twitter Ma'ayan Plaut, the Podcast Librarian & Content Strategist at RadioPublic, joins Brendan and Mark to talk about the world of podcasts and ...…
 
In the second part of the task management design trilogy, Elias and Sean discuss gamification, motivation, and discipline. Elias gets really excited about an idea. Links and Show Notes Duolingo Universal Paperclips (App Store) Two-factor theory - Wikipedia (Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory) OmniFocus Todoist PCalc Human Resource Machine CAR ...…
 
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Bryce Canyon National Park - Geology by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
Bryce Canyon National Park - History by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
Bryce Canyon National Park - Geography and Climate by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
Bryce Canyon National Park by flexdeckplayingcards.com
 
Lucky number 13! Alyssa and Kayla celebrate the joys of the human body, and read their first ever listener gross out story. Links & pics below! -- HUMAN LEATHER Humanleather.co.uk on The Wayback Machine Anthropodermic bibliopegy Serial killer jacket by Kayla Arena & Toby Barron Alexander McQueen skin line by Tina Gorjanic Antoine LeBlanc skin w ...…
 
We’re back! In a surprise bonus episode, returning guest Brandon Medley drops by the Advent Calendar House for a springtime look at the 1976 Rankin/Bass special, “The First Easter Rabbit,” which despite its name and main theme still relies heavily on Christmas. Talking points include: A very obvious and very uncredited Velveteen Rabbit connecti ...…
 
This week's challenge: present a harebrained theory. You can hear the after show and support Do By Friday on Patreon! Show Notes Adam Lisagor (@adamlisagor) | Twitter Sandwich Video I need your help to keep our water clean - YouTube Fran Lebowitz - Wikipedia Videos – Special Projects “The West Wing” King Corn (TV Episode 2005) - IMDb Delahoyde ...…
 
I swear in the first few minutes so maybe not have it on speaker near children. But its about the origins of flipping off people and crossing fingers.
 
We at MoeDees Podcast would like to thank you for listening and God for the opportunity. Please rate and subscribe to our podcast and support our website, MoeDees.com Credits: MoeDees Podcast is produced and engineered by Maurice Taylor Liner notes by Dion Ingram MoeDees Podcast Interview with Rick Carter Hosted By Maurice Taylor Rick Carter's ...…
 
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