SmartLess - SmartLess Media Presents: WikiHole with D’Arcy Carden

Episode Date: March 7, 2024

Join host D’Arcy Carden on a wild ride into the internet’s most interesting and interconnected Wikipedia entries. Each episode will feature D’Arcy’s panel of comedians falling down Wi...kipedia rabbit holes to discover bizarre and intriguing connections by guessing how famous events and random celebrities are linked. What’s the population of Rio de Janeiro have to do with how many beers Andre the Giant can crush in one sitting? That’s for our panel to figure out.Listen to WikiHole: Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

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Starting point is 00:00:00 Hi guys. Hi guys. Hi. Oh Darcy's here. Hi. Guys, we have a friend with us today. We have a friend. Yes, oh my gosh. It's Darcy Cardin. Hi. Darcy. Hello, brothers. Hello, sister. Hi.
Starting point is 00:00:13 How are you, Darcy Cardin? Good to see you guys. Thanks for having me. Darcy, who everybody knows from a million things, like the good plays, and you were just on Broadway, we were just on Broadway at the same time. With you, my Broadway brother. Yes. At the exact same time. With you, my Broadway brother. Yes. At the exact same time.
Starting point is 00:00:26 Darcy, what we apologize to you on Broadway. No, no, don't apologize. Don't you dare apologize. I was in a, no, don't apologize. I'm telling you not to. It was a limited run. It was a short one. It was called the Thanksgiving Play.
Starting point is 00:00:39 The Thanksgiving Play. And you, and you, and I heard you were fantastic. Did you have to, I'm just having visions of you having to go through a full Thanksgiving meal every performance. Was that what it was? No, that's what I thought it was gonna be before I read it to you. And I was like, God, eating on stage,
Starting point is 00:00:53 what will that be like? There was no Thanksgiving meal. I love that I go right to the eating. But we did, it was a bloody show. Yeah, no, no. So we just kind of, Oh, you were just killing turkeys. I don't wanna give anything away, although I did just say it was a bloody show.
Starting point is 00:01:07 And plus, it's not running anymore, but it's a beautiful, wonderful, funny play written by Larissa Fasthorse, the first Native American woman to ever have a play on Broadway. Wow. That's cool. But we were truly covered in blood, head to toe every night, so we had to like, we'd walk off stage and like get in the shower. Now I'm getting it. Now I'm getting the... Not together. Now I'm getting it. Now I'm getting the note. Not together.
Starting point is 00:01:26 Now I'm understanding the story line. But Darcy, we're so excited because Smart List Media it has a new show and it's called Wiki Hole. That's right. No blood in it at all, right? No blood, we haven't had any blood yet. No blood yet. But Wiki Hole premieres Monday, March 4th
Starting point is 00:01:43 wherever you get your podcast. So we're super excited. Tell our listeners that don't know as much about it as we do a little about what the Wikihull, what's in store for people in the whole. They need to know. They need to know. It's a super fun trivia show.
Starting point is 00:01:58 We have a panel of three guests every time. Different guests each week? Different, super funny, The funniest people you know. You're like the best, best, best, funniest actors and comedians and musicians. Some of my best friends, some of my future best friends. It's all really, we've had like amazing people on it.
Starting point is 00:02:16 And you basically, you have like one, one subject, one person? We start off with any, like any random subject that you could look up on Wikipedia. Right, one person. We start off with any random subject that you could look up on Wikipedia. Right, a donut. A donut, for example.
Starting point is 00:02:30 It's like an improv class. Like any one word from the audience. And from there. You just, whatever you, if you looked up donut on Wikipedia, you would find yourself clicking on something. Picture of me, picture of Sean. Picture of Sean.
Starting point is 00:02:41 And so there's like little, what do they call hot links inside? Spicy hot links inside a wiki page. Sean. And so there's like little, what do they call? Hot links inside spicy hot links inside a wiki page. Delicious. And when you click on those things, it'll take you down another sort of fork in the road in the history of donuts. We may get eventually to a picture of Sean because he's famous for his enjoyment of the donut.
Starting point is 00:03:01 Live for Donuts. And then we'd get into a wiki hole that we get into willing grace and into parental neglect Yeah, okay, that's it. That's exactly right. Yeah, and then it'll get back into smart listen Then it'll get back into wiki hole and you'll be right back where you I don't want to give anything away. I really don't and you're our tour guide throughout it. Yeah I'm always gonna take you through the hole. I really don't. And you're our tour guide throughout it.
Starting point is 00:03:25 Yeah, I'm always going to take you through the hole. I've listened to it and it's fantastic. Thanks, Sean. I have to. I have hysterical. Love it. Thanks. I want to play wiki hole.
Starting point is 00:03:35 How do we, I want to play. Yeah, I would love to. Will you? Yeah. Let's do it. Okay. So if we were to start with the smartlist hole, there's so many, I could start with anything. You guys have had these incredible careers,
Starting point is 00:03:45 you've worked with everybody, you have won awards, but the thing that I keep coming back to is one man's sandwich, Sean. Uh-oh, yeah. You have a goddamn tuna fish sandwich for lunch every day, is that right? Almost every day. Okay, almost every day. That is psychotic. I had to find out more, so I wickied tuna sandwiches.
Starting point is 00:04:08 Is he gonna have one today, actually? Really? Okay, I might do. And here is our first question, okay? The top of the hole today is gonna be tuna fish sandwich. Okay, so for the first question, you each have a chance to list the ingredients, okay? And you're gonna get one point per ingredient.
Starting point is 00:04:23 Don't freak out, Sean, don't freak out. I see you're freaking out. Well, it just can be, there's so many different ingredients you could put in. I know, okay, but listen, listen. There are five ingredients listed to make a tuna fish sandwich at the top of the tuna fish sandwich, WikiPage.
Starting point is 00:04:37 So the five ingredients, the most common five ingredients. Manes. Okay. Celery. Wow, nothing for celery? No, no, no, no, I'm not gonna tell you until you all do it. Common five ingredients. Manace. Okay. Celery. Yeah. Wow, nothing for celery. No, no, no, no, I'm not gonna tell you until you all do it.
Starting point is 00:04:49 Oh, okay. Yeah, you each say five. Okay, so manace and celery. Manace and celery. Some people put mustard in it. Some people put capers in it. Okay. And like hard boiled eggs.
Starting point is 00:05:01 Okay, can I go now? Yes, please. Tuna fish. We'll fucking get it. Well, of course, tuna fish. No, you didn't say it. Guess what, that's ball of eggs. Okay, can I go now? Yes, please. Tuna fish. Well, fuck it, idiot. Well, of course, tuna fish. Yeah, guess what? That's one of them. No, you didn't say it.
Starting point is 00:05:10 You didn't say it. Well, that's too bad. Understood. So tuna fish. No, it's not understood. Have you ever played in game before? Well, you're not gonna make a tuna fish sandwich with chicken. It's like, oh, we're like, I obviously got a touchdown.
Starting point is 00:05:19 I'm not gonna go get the touchdown. I obviously just assumed that I got a touchdown. So tuna fish, mayonnaise, bread, celery, and pepper. Okay. Will, you ready? Yeah. Tuna fish. Yeah.
Starting point is 00:05:42 I mean, I'm not saying this or no, I'm just saying, yeah, you said that. Yeah, yeah, I'm not saying yes or no. I'm just saying yeah, you said that Yeah, no, yeah, bread Mm-hmm Mayo Shallower will no no he's thinking Onion green onion. Okay. You know it's personal preference and that's only four. What's your fifth? No, I think you said wait didn't you say I think you said five you guys. No, I guess what what will got all fucking five right? You're joking me
Starting point is 00:06:06 I'm not kidding. Say it again tuna mayo celery onion bread so onion is a is a required Sorry Just got something in his mouth right now, but imagine when he finishes chewing that thing, he's going to apologize for going, fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking. White onion or white onion or red onion? Well, it just says onion.
Starting point is 00:06:34 I got to try it with onion. Yeah, I bet it would be delicious. I mean, all your sandwiches sounded delicious, but Will got them all right, Jason got four points, and Will, I'm sorry, Jason got four points and Sean got two points. Yeah, sorry, Jason got four points and Shawn got two points. Yeah, Shawn, you lose. Right, what?
Starting point is 00:06:47 We have more, it's anybody's game. All right, so what's the spicy hot link we go to off of this page? Fuck, you know what, Shawn, you are a donut. What a zero. Okay, let's keep going. You eat it every day, you don't even know what you're eating. I know what I like.
Starting point is 00:07:01 Do you have it really, Shawn, what do you put in yours? Tuna. Uh-huh. Don't say tuna like that. Of course you have to put fucking tuna. Celery and tons of mayo. Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum.
Starting point is 00:07:15 Okay, great, delicious. Dorsey, wait, if you think I'm playing again after I fucking smoke these guys, you've just entered the hole. You've just started. You need to travel down into the hole now. We have to scale down this gigantic hole. And this is even a small hole for you guys,
Starting point is 00:07:31 but usually it's a really big hole. Click a spicy link. Okay, we're gonna get some credit. I wanna get some credit for the restraint. You're getting it. I'm exercising. Okay. Incredible. Okay, so here's our next question.
Starting point is 00:07:42 You will each have a chance to answer this. The closest without going over wins. What percentage of canned tuna in the U.S. is used for tuna sandwiches? Okay, I'm a first. I'm first. And I will say what percentage of canned tuna is used for tuna fish sandwich? I would say 90. Okay. Okay, that's my guess. Great. Well, because he said 90, I'll say 95. Okay. Dumb. Should have said 91. Dumb. I'm gonna say 40. Okay. Okay. 40. Now, I was shocked by this, but the answer is 52%. So will you fucking got it again? Wow? Oh? Why is that because I bet you I bet you some of tuna that's candy is also used for animals if we're Cats and well, I didn't even think of that. I was how I could think of all I could think of was casserole Yeah, it's a little bit of a can by the way. You don't want to keep playing this game with me with these guys
Starting point is 00:08:41 Okay, no, no, I bet we do let's have one. You're gonna fucking, you're gonna burst into flames. Let's go. What's the next hotline? Okay, here we go. Okay, um. Look how mad he is. He's, we're, okay, here we go. Americans consume one third of the total amount
Starting point is 00:08:55 of canned tuna sold worldwide every year. And yet the tuna sandwich is not in the top three most popular sandwiches in the US. You'll each have a chance to guess three. What are the most popular sandwiches in the US. You'll each have a chance to guess three. What are the most popular sandwiches? The three most popular sandwiches in the US, one point per. Correct. Go ahead, Sean.
Starting point is 00:09:13 Go ahead, Sean. Peanut butter and jelly. Sean, you should win this. Yeah, let's just eat it. Peanut butter and jelly. Okay. Like a turkey, like a regular turkey sandwich. No, you can't generalize.
Starting point is 00:09:22 Be specific. Like, you know, something with turkey. No. Commit. I would have got a touchdown. Why are you on the end zone? Walk all the way down there and cross that line. Just say touchdown. Okay. Peanut butter jelly, turkey.
Starting point is 00:09:38 Turkey and what's another popular sandwich? You're asking? And roast beef, I don't know. That's the question know I would say a Hamburger, okay, okay, I would say a grilled cheese and then I would say a Club okay, okay three more popular sandwiches in the US. That's right here he comes I Would say ham some kind of ham ham and cheese Well some kind of ham, ham and cheese. Well, which is it, ham or ham and cheese?
Starting point is 00:10:08 Yeah, let's commit. Ham and cheese. Ham and cheese. I'll say ham and cheese. We'll say. I will say peanut butter and jelly. And I will say egg salad. Okay, wow, this is a tough one, you guys.
Starting point is 00:10:23 If you, I would have guessed peanut butter and jelly would have been top number one. It doesn't even crack the top three. Wow. That's why I didn't guess it. Okay, good. Well, Jason, you got one, which is, I know, which is grilled cheese.
Starting point is 00:10:36 Grilled cheese, grilled chicken sandwich, surprising, and turkey sandwich. So, Shawn, you got one as well. Okay. No burger, no PB&J. I wonder if they're not qualifying burger as a sandwich. So Sean, you got one as well. Okay. No burger, no PB&J. I'm a kind of sandwich. I wonder if they're not qualifying burger as a sandwich. I wonder the same.
Starting point is 00:10:50 That's a big debate. Yeah, it is a big debate. They're not. I mean, this isn't the 1940s we go, I'll have a hamburger sandwich. I'll just have a hamburger sandwich and a cup of coffee. Yeah. I don't like that.
Starting point is 00:10:59 Put me through to Murray Hill 234. Yeah, exactly. I don't like that. And keep your sales receipt. Okay, let's jump on down the hole to sandwiches. Let's keep going with this. Wikipedia has a list devoted to American sandwiches. The only sandwich whose ingredients are a mystery
Starting point is 00:11:16 on this list is the Diablo sandwich. Diablo sandwich. So here we go. You'll each have a chance to answer this multiple choice question in what hit 1970s movie does someone order a Diablo sandwich a love story be the Poseidon event adventure or see smoky and the bandit Well, I say smoky in the bandit. Okay Pose'm just guessing the deal. I was gonna say five easy pieces
Starting point is 00:11:45 because there was that great scene where Jack Nicholson does the sandwich bit. Oh yeah. I'm gonna say love story just so we each take one. I like that move. Sean, you got it. Smoothly the bandit. Thank God, if Willard won that one,
Starting point is 00:11:57 we would never hear the end of it. He'd be the king hole. Yeah. That's what we're playing for, to be the king hole. Hole king. Hole king. What was your handle the king whole. Whole king. Whole king. What's your handle in high school? Whole king.
Starting point is 00:12:08 Whole king. Whole king. Whole king. Whole king. So Sheriff Justice, played by Jackie Gleason, orders a Diablo sandwich. Yeah, it's a very funny scene I watched the last time. When I get home, I'm gonna hit your mama right in the mouth.
Starting point is 00:12:23 That was it. You know what he says? Something like that. There's no way you could come from my loins. Good. So who won Darcy? Okay. My little mouse will tell me the score in five seconds
Starting point is 00:12:34 and I'll get a little. You guys, Will is the winner with six points. Jason and Sean, you both had five. You were so goddamn close. But what does one get when they win or lose on the wiki hole? You're gonna love this. You get a generous donation made in your name to Wikipedia. I like that.
Starting point is 00:13:00 Oh, that's good. They're always looking. Which is great, right? Because they're always looking. Yeah, we need that. And you're never actually saying yes. You're always looking. Which is great, right? Because they're always looking. Yeah, we need that. And you're never actually saying yes. You're always kind of Xingada.
Starting point is 00:13:08 So now I can feel less guilty for just clicking through that. Exactly. Yeah. That's exactly right. Very good. Okay, guys, I have one more question for you. Yeah. What is Henry Winkler's favorite sandwich?
Starting point is 00:13:23 The hoagie? I want to say a shark sandwich. That's what I want to say, but it's still... with them before. Yeah, okay. Well, to get the answer, we have a very special message from a very special guest. Oh. Hi, Jason Will and Sean. It's Henry Winkler with the answer to my favorite sandwich. There are two parts. The first is a tuna sandwich with mayo, ketchup, and finely diced onions on Wonder Bread.
Starting point is 00:14:06 Part two is the day after Thanksgiving sandwich. Wonder Bread again, see the bridge. Mayo, turkey, fried stuffing, cranberry sauce out of the can, none of that berry crap. And then wonder bread. Hey Dars what is it like actually being a guest on the show and then you know instead of just being a question, you know I had 2 of them at my dining room table and the tall one, you know that 3rd guy I helped him get his Tony.
Starting point is 00:14:41 Yeah, you know what Dars you're in podcast, Wiki-hole, and I could bring one or both sandwiches if I were a guest on that podcast. There you go. What a sweet podcast. How great is that? We love it. I love it. I mean, if I could put him in a sandwich, I'd snack on him all day, every day. Oh, delicious. He's the nicest man in show business. I've got an issue with his Wonder Bread addiction, though, darn it.
Starting point is 00:15:06 I want him around for hundreds of years. I know. I know. What isn't that? But it is delicious. It is delicious. Okay, quickly. I'm going to retrace the whole.
Starting point is 00:15:16 We started with tuna fish sandwich, which led us to American sandwiches, which then led us to Smokey and the Bandit, which led us to Henry Winkler and right back to tuna fish sandwiches. I mean, how about one of his sandwiches with tuna fish sandwiches? I love that. I know. He's a smart guy. The full episodes, we go a little bit deeper into these wiki holes.
Starting point is 00:15:38 It's super fun. You're gonna love it. Play along with us. We can't wait. And my three brothers, I'd love to have you on the full whole. We would love it. See you at the whole. See you at the whole.
Starting point is 00:15:49 See you at the whole. There's so many times I've gotten that. Now listen, this is information we need to know. It premieres Monday, March 4th, wherever you get your new podcast and new episodes are released every week. Or you can hear it a week early on Amazon Music or the Wondery app starting Monday, February 26th.
Starting point is 00:16:05 Monday, February 26th, you say. Monday, February 26th. Is that what you said? Monday, February 26th, you say. Oh, the 26th of February is when WikiHole is going to start. WikiHole with Darcy Cardin. Is it the end of February specifically on the 26th, I think. That's right.
Starting point is 00:16:19 Is the early week on Amazon Wondery? And for everybody on March 4th. I love that. Yeah, free wherever you get your everybody on March 4th. I love that, yeah. Free wherever you get your podcasts. March 4th, wide. Darcy, we love you. We can't wait for the new show. Thank you for being part of the family on SmartLess Media.
Starting point is 00:16:32 You guys, I love you so much. Thank you for doing this. Thank you so much for having me. This is so fun. Bye guys. Bye. Bye.

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