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.



Latest Episodes

#60: The Cola Wars and New Coke

August 14th, 2018 · 20 minutes

At the height of a marketing battle with Pepsi, the Coca-Cola Corporation did the unthinkable and changed an American icon.

#59: Draft of Common Misconceptions

August 1st, 2018 · 21 minutes

This week, we pick some of our favorite misconceptions people believe.

#58: Hans Island

July 17th, 2018 · 10 minutes

Hans Island is a small uninhabited island between Canada and Greenland, and is the center of one of the oddest (and most adorable) land disputes in modern times.

#57: Left vs. Right-Hand Traffic

July 3rd, 2018 · 12 minutes

Why we drive on the side of the road we do, and why others do the opposite.

#56: Glasgow Ice Cream Wars

June 19th, 2018 · 10 minutes

In the 1980s, Glasgow-based drug cartels waged war on each other from ice cream vans.

#55: Food Trucks and Ice Cream Vans

June 5th, 2018 · 12 minutes

From chuckwagons after the Civil War to ultra-modern cuisine, food trucks have been part of the rural and urban landscape for decades.

#54: Jack the Ripper

May 22nd, 2018 · 14 minutes

From 1888–1891, an unknown assailant killed five women in the East End of London, going down in history was one of the world's most famous serial killers.

#53: Serial Killers

May 8th, 2018 · 10 minutes

When it comes to serial killers, terminology and classifications are important things to understand.

#52: Area 51

April 24th, 2018 · 12 minutes

Area 51 is a highly classified U.S. Air Force Base that has been home to numerous avionic projects over the years, and is often at the center of some of the world's more outlandish conspiracy theories.

#51: Toilet Paper Orientation

April 15th, 2018 · 11 minutes

Recording live in Atlanta, this week Stephen and Myke talk about one of the great debates in modern culture: which way toilet paper should hang from its roll.