About Us

About Us Wisdom Canopy

Wisdom Canopy is an entertainment website covering history, news, viral stories, interesting facts, quizzes, trivia, and much more. Consider this site a ‘grab bag’ of fun and interesting stories and revelations.

We are not an up-to-the-minute daily news site like CNN or any other mainstream breaking news outlet. Instead, we are dedicated to providing interesting facts about unique stories, underreported incidents, forgotten events from history, and much more. We have taken our inspiration from esteemed sites like Listverse, Grunge, and Cracked—but we are trying to carve out our own niche separate from those long-successful digital destinations.

Join us on this online journey as we uncover interesting facts, report on fascinating stories, and dive deep into unknown events from the past and present!

Staff Writers

The staff at Wisdom Canopy is made up of a diverse group of writers with interesting life stories that they bring into their work in unique ways. They are all professional writers with varying degrees of experience in the industry. From writing and editing, to publishing, social media, and search engine optimization, the Wisdom Canopy team understands how to cover historical stories, facts and trivia, human interest pieces, and viral news in the modern age.

Below, you can get to know our writing staff a little bit better. There are also links to each of their author pages if you want to follow their work on a daily basis.

Andy Skeels

Andy Skeels was born in Australia, grew up in New Zealand, and moved to America in his late 20s. Since then, he has lived all over the United States, but currently resides outside Philadelphia. He takes pride in not having ever been formally educated as a writer. He cites his two favorite authors—Charles Bukowski and John Steinbeck—as being notable college dropouts who nevertheless succeeded in the literary world. He believes that to be a worthy path for himself one day, as well.

To visit Andy Skeels’ author page at Wisdom Canopy, click here.

Gerson Montilla

Gerson Montilla is a staff writer at Wisdom Canopy. He mostly covers quizzes and trivia. He’s also been tasked with compiling interesting facts for our various viral posts. Born in Mexico, he studied at university there before moving to the United States after graduation. He now lives and works in Lubbock, Texas. His areas of interest as a writer include viral news, random facts and trivia, and interesting tidbits from history.

To visit Gerson Montilla’s author page at Wisdom Canopy, click here.

Kevin Allen

Kevin Allen is the editor-in-chief and social media strategist at Wisdom Canopy. You won’t see his byline very often—if at all—on this site, but he works diligently behind the scenes to make sure everything is in order and running smoothly. He has more than a decade of freelance editing, copywriting, and ghost writing work to his name, and started Wisdom Canopy in 2023 as a digital side venture to pass the time after becoming burned out on the breaking news beat amid the coronavirus pandemic. He currently resides in San Diego with his dog.

Selme Angulo

Selme Angulo is the lead features writer for Wisdom Canopy. After being born on the island of Dominica, he moved to the United States for college. He earned bachelor’s degrees in English and French from the University of California at Riverside. Then, he completed a master’s degree in the same subject at Arizona State University. He has lived in several nations in the South Pacific, including Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and Vanuatu. He submits professional pieces for other websites, as well, and he has authored several books in addition to his online work. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

To visit Selme Angulo’s author page at Wisdom Canopy, click here.

To visit Selme Angulo’s author page on Amazon, click here.

To visit Selme Angulo’s author page on Listverse, click here.

[Image via YouTube]