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

#151: Six Flags New Orleans

May 17th, 2022 · 15 minutes

In 2005, Six Flags New Orleans closed ahead of Hurricane Katrina. It would never reopen.

#150: Thingmaker

May 3rd, 2022 · 11 minutes

If the Easy-Bake Oven wasn't your jam in the 1960s (or 90s), Thingmaker was ready for you, giving you the chance to make bug-like creatures named Creepy Crawlers.

#149: The Easy-Bake Oven & Juicero

April 19th, 2022 · 10 minutes

One cooked treats with lightbulbs, the other made pressed juice for rich people. Both had their issues.

#148: False Memory

April 5th, 2022 · 10 minutes

You may remember hearing this episode. Or you may not.

#147: Another Trio of Weird Sports

March 22nd, 2022 · 11 minutes

It's time for some more weird sports: combat juggling, deep-water soloing and land sailing.

#146: Memphis Tanker Truck Disaster

March 8th, 2022 · 8 minutes

In 1988, almost a dozen people were killed, with many more injured, when a truck carrying liquefied propane crashed and exploded in Memphis, TN.

#145: The Spacecraft Cemetery

February 22nd, 2022 · 9 minutes

On occasion, a large, remote area of the Pacific Ocean will catch a falling satellite or spacecraft.

#144: The Costa Concordia Disaster

January 25th, 2022 · 15 minutes

In January of 2012, the capitan of the Costa Concordia went off-course, striking a reef and sinking his cruise ship with over 4,000 people on board.

#143: Sleeved Blankets

January 11th, 2022 · 9 minutes

If it's cold outside when you listen to this, Stephen and Myke have just the product for you!

#142: Spite Houses

December 14th, 2021 · 10 minutes

Sometimes, building something is the best form of revenge.