Something Wiki This Way Comes is a comedy/educational podcast where three improvisers (Jesse Bergen, Thomas Toles, and Luke Cecelon) walk you through a WikiHow article and then do some improvised scenes based on their discussion.
Ep. 28: "How to Organize Your DVDs" with Luke Cecelon
From the archives, it's an episode of the podcast we recorded almost two years ago, back when Luke Cecelon was still in Winnipeg! Join the boys as they tackle organizing dvds- a topic that's as timely now as it ever was. Once again Jesse is left to defend the article's honour from Thomas and Luke's relentless petitions for "logic" and "practicality."
Ep. 27: "How to Use the Telephone" with Laurie MacDonell
This SWTWC is a special episode for a couple of reasons: first, we have awesome improviser and A–level curler Laurie MacDonell joining us, and this is last episode where Thomas and I will record in the same room. Yes, Big T is moving to LA, and we just know he'll succeed what with all of his cumulative knowledge from a year of reading WikiHow. Anyways, do you hate talking on the phone? We certainly do! We hate talking into anything, which makes it weird that we do a podcast. This week we discuss "How to Use the Telephone." Jesse opens up about the time he wasn't even close to winning a vacation, we learn about Thomas' prank phone call gone wrong, and Laurie dives into what the best answering machine message should be.
Ep. 26: "How to Look Like a Computer Cracker" with Dana Smith
Comedian Dana Smith joins us to talk about how to look like a computer cracker. NOT a computer hacker. These are very different things, we can't emphasize that enough. Thomas harbours malicious intent, Jesse translates things into "English", and Dana discusses the pitfalls of sneezing while serving.
Ep. 25: "How to Love the Taste of Water" with Ben Sellick
Musician Ben Sellick joins us to discuss a very serious topic: how to LOVE the taste of that plain, flavourless, dull–as–dirt clear stuff we all love to hate: Water. It's a wild ride, and the improv gets, shall we say, a little BLUE (ha ha), but don't worry, we still manage to reference M. Night Shyalaman movies and borscht–slurping grandmas. And as a bonus, enjoy not ONE, but TWO dead–on impressions of Canadian Prime Ministers! Thomas breaks things down for the layman, Jesse remembers the saddest episode of Mythbusters, and Ben flawlessly describes a bell.
Ep. 24: "How to Write Metal Song Lyrics" with Paul Little
We've got a real banger this time! Comedian Paul Little joins us to talk about writing metal lyrics. And we don't just talk about writing– we write an entire song during the episode! We take a real hard look at society and expose the dark underbelly of... LISTS. Thomas waxes nostalgic about Weird Al, Jesse gives his well-thought out, nuanced take on 2016 American Presidential election, and Paul, well, Paul screams.
Ep. 23: "How to Come Back to School as a Whole New You" with Robyn Slade
Are you a jock? A prep? Whatever the heck a "scene kid" is? Do you want to be? Actor/ improviser Robyn Slade joins us to teach you how to reinvent yourself over the summer. Should you learn to Nollie? Work out three times? Or should you just buy some new clothes? Robyn talks about her high school wardrobe, Jesse is confused by a certain type of summer camp, and Thomas reminisces about a scary friend. Oh, and a BIG DISCLAIMER: you may need money.