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!!
With the very real threat of nuclear annihilation over childish tweets between two very problematic leaders making headlines; we sat down with the guys from the UDPC Podcast to wax about the implications of that and what would happen in the aftermath…If you survived. http://www.exitmundi.nl/nukes.htm https://www.survival.org.au/nuclear-war-survival.php As always, theme music was graciously provided... Read More
In this episode we delve into the possibility that the Joker has “Super-Sanity”. Are his actions that of a homicidal and psychopathic criminal mastermind or an enlightened individual, an agent of chaos bathed in the deep abyss of nihilism? Tune into this episode… Same What If time … Same What If Podcast!
When we hear the name Lincoln or Kennedy, we think of what are perhaps the two most influential leaders this country has had. We are also reminded of their tragic fate; but what if they survived those morbid ordeals? In this episode, we are joined... Read More
In this off the cuff episode we make whiskey out of lemons…Plainly put, the plans for our crossover episode unexpectedly fell apart. It happens from time to time and that’s just life. Regardless we decided to toss our pennies into the Reddit well to see which hypotheticals it would bear. We encounter a range of... Read More
When we are young, we’re taught that Satan is the ultimate form of evil, a wicked boogeyman who would rather steal your soul and damn you to eternal torment in hell than give you the time of day…but what if he were given the proverbial ‘shaft’ by a jealous god who knew he was... Read More
This episode, we’re talking with The Make Me a Fan Podcast! We’re doing their format, and we try to make them a fan of taxing churches. We talk a little about if churches should be taxed, which churches should be, whether it’s an overreach of government, and how that could be helpful, or a bane... Read More
When we think of the future of mankind, we often wonder how we’ll continue our species among the stars… Join us as we delve into interstellar procreation on this concise episode of the What If podcast.