In this Halloween inspired episode: Josh, Owen, and I each describe our idea for a horror film. We each come up with our perfect horror movie. The results are both varied and terrifying! So strap on your man beard, things are about to get spoopy! Special thanks again to Sheath for sponsoring this episode, check … Continue reading Episode 43: What If you could make your own Horror film? (with special guest Owen!)
In this episode Josh and I talk to a very special guest. He was a part of our childhood that we enjoyed immensely. Every Friday night we would risk getting yelled at by our parents for staying up to watch his show. Sammy Terry has been a horror host in Indiana for more than 50 … Continue reading Episode 42: Halloween with Sammy Terry
In this episode we explore what life might be like if you were born into a cult. Since Josh and I have no comparable life experiences…we reached out on social media. Our listeners chose this topic so we scrambled to contact a relevant guest. As luck may have it Howard Salter contacted us. … Continue reading Episode 41: Interview with Howard Salter & What If you were born into a cult?
In this episode we discuss what would happen if you were allergic to meat… We examine the causes and culprits of an pesky allergy that while temporary in nature is frustrating none the less. We also talk to Mr. Robert Patton, the Founder/CEO of Sheath Underwear. He talks to us about what inspired him to … Continue reading Episode 40: Interview with Robert Patton & What If you were allergic to meat?
In this episode we explore a choice: Would you travel back 100 years into the past…or forward 100 into the future, with our very special musical guests the fantastic band; Brisbane, Australia’s Carvel! We talk about why we’d go to either end of our imposed spectrum, as well as getting to know Tim and Cameron … Continue reading Episode 39 – Interview with Carvel : What if you could travel 100 years into the future or past, which would you choose?
From Twinkies to Big League Chew, the world of snacks has offered a myriad of sugary goodness as far back as the late 1800s. In this episode, we discuss whether or not we’d bring back select childhood goodies…join us!
After an editing nightmare due to a hard to find setting, it’s finally here! In this episode we talk with Comedian and Master of Suck Dan Cummins about what we would do if WestWorld were a reality. Strap in for some sweet suckage as we step into our own Timesuck of sorts on this very … Continue reading Episode 37 With DAN CUMMINS!!!
Time. It flies when we’re having fun, and it takes its toll on us as we age. But sometimes it rewards us with vivid memories of the past that make it all worth it. In this episode we list out favorite childhood shows we’d like to see come back and talk about if they’d make … Continue reading Episode 36 – What if you could bring back your favorite childhood show? Part 1
In 1981 Alvin Schwartz published a book that would forever change the face of children’s literature. Scary Stories to tell in the dark is one of the books most beloved by children and beguiled by adults for its visceral tales and nightmarish illustrations.We had a chance to interview the producer of an upcoming documentary about … Continue reading Episode 35: Scary Stories and Spousal Transformations…
Death is a finality that the living can only hope to comprehend, but for some the idea they may already be dead is a harsh reality that scares those who care for them and intrigues those treating them for this strange affliction. Cotard’s Delusion, on this episode of What If! Promos: @BickerBots, @UDPCPodcast Links … Continue reading Episode 34: What if you believed that you were dead?
Pic courtesy of: Rachel Laughman What if you believed that your friends and loved ones were imposters? Josh and and I discuss what causes Capgras Delusion, its history, and examples of cases as well as how we might handle this malady if we faced it. So find a quiet and secret spot to listen to this … Continue reading Episode 33: What If you believed your loved ones were imposters?
In this special episode… To make up for not having an episode last week, Jbats invited his kids onto the show to talk about how things might be if humans developed super powers. Sit back and listen to us chatter on about superheroes and the brain! As always, thanks to Zombie Hyperdrive for use … Continue reading What If Episode 32 – What if People had Super Powers? (With special guests, Owen, Emily, and Allison)
Reversing the process aging has always been a driving force in the advancement of technology, and one of the leading ideas towards immortality is the concept of moving our mind to a digital state. Can uploading our mind to a computer give us the ability to live indefinitely, or is the human brain so complex … Continue reading Episode 31 – What if we could upload our Consciousness?
We have a fun/interesting one for you this episode guys. The sprawling and surprisingly deep lore of the classic video game series, Mega Man. It’s a subject near and dear to Jbats’ heart, one which a lot of people would agree needed exploring. We use that lens to explore the idea of what would happen … Continue reading Episode 30 – What if the events of the Mega Man/Mega Man X universe actually happened?
In this Minisode we explore what would happen if you “cheated death” ….throwing a wrench in the hands of fate …If you somehow managed to escape your expiration date if if even for a small bit of time. We also run promos for the What Were They Thinking? Podcast and the Most Okayest Podcast As … Continue reading Minisode 3: What If you cheated death? Woke up in the morgue?
When Death comes to claim most of us, the setting is usually envisioned as a peaceful one, though possibly wrought with feelings of sadness, loss or regret from those around during that time… but what if you could choose the time and method of your demise? We’re talking about how we wanna shed our mortal … Continue reading Episode 29: What if you could choose the when and how of your death?
Ever have one of those periods of time where you can’t get anything done because of your job? This has been one of those times for us here at the What If Podcast. Our job is physically demanding a lot of the time, and with the weather as it’s been, it’s doubly so. We apologize … Continue reading Minisode – State of the podcast (no, we aren’t quitting *eyeroll*)
You may know him as Lazlo Hollyfield in Real Genius, Det. Tony Montoya in Running Scared, Ronnie Wingate in Get Shorty, Uncle Rico in Napoleon Dynamite, or Casey in the Taken franchise and more recently as Dr. Roberts on Dream Corp, LLC. on Adult Swim; the greeat Jon Gries has been a consummate ‘that guy’ … Continue reading Episode 28 – Interview with Jon Gries…and something about lasers..but JON GRIES!
2017 will go down in history as a very bad year for everyone… except the ultra-rich. In this episode, we give a brief (yeah, it’s nearly three hours long, but that was skipping a lot of what happened.) rundown of the things that shaped this 365-day-long waterboarding session on the world. Sources: On … Continue reading Episode 27 – 2017 Year in Review!!