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What If World is a storytelling podcast for kids. Each week Mr. Eric and his fearless friends will act out a story answering a "what if" question from one of YOU! What if I had a pet dragon that lived in my closet? What if the President got turned into steamed cabbage? What if a bear came to school and asked to eat my teacher? Your questions can inspire funny stories, wacky adventures, or important lessons. Each episode is as long as it needs to be (usually around 15 minutes) and can be listened to in the car, in the classroom, or right before bed.

What If World is a storytelling podcast for kids. Each week Mr. Eric and his fearless friends will act out a story answering a "what if" question from one of YOU! What if I had a pet dragon that lived in my closet? What if the President got turned into steamed cabbage? What if a bear came to school and asked to eat my teacher? Your questions can inspire funny stories, wacky adventures, or important lessons. Each episode is as long as it needs to be (usually around 15 minutes) and can be listened to in the car, in the classroom, or right before bed.
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What If World is a storytelling podcast for kids. Each week Mr. Eric and his fearless friends will act out a story answering a "what if" question from one of YOU! What if I had a pet dragon that lived in my closet? What if the President got turned into steamed cabbage? What if a bear came to school and asked to eat my teacher? Your questions can inspire funny stories, wacky adventures, or important lessons. Each episode is as long as it needs to be (usually around 15 minutes) and can be listened to in the car, in the classroom, or right before bed.

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English

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205-605-WHAT


Episodes

73 - What if Mr. Eric answered the longest question ever?

4/23/2018
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Our Earth Day special is tying up some loose ends from our April Fool’s special, where the sun got stolen! Too bad all of What If World is SOLAR POWERED… but maybe that’s the least of their troubles. Can Petrina, Abacus, JFKat, and Mr. Mouser get the sun back from the clutches of the not-so-dreaded Phoenix Taco?! Lessons include: renewable energy is plentiful enough to power a whole world; if you have a caring elder or grandparent in your life, they are deserving of your respect and...

Duration:00:16:54

Bonus Episode - The “Corny Wallace” Song

4/19/2018
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In case some of you missed it last week, Mick Sullivan wrote my new favorite song for our Vampirton episode. If it gets stuck in your head like it did mine, you might want to check out The Past and the Curious, a history podcast for kids Also, we just got a P.O. Box!!! Mr. Eric will be happy to share your letters and drawings online (excluding personal information, of course) or use them to inspire his next story!

Duration:00:01:58

72 - What if jellybeans worked at a grocery store (plus talking cats)?

4/16/2018
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Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean, who run a little grocery store that brings out the silly in people. But when Jesus Ironhands the Fire Lion (a character invented by listener Teddy) brings his own brand of “humor” to the store, things start to heat up! Lessons include: humor should feel like a friendly trick, not a personal attack; if you don’t know how to joke with a new friend, joking about yourself first can help break the ice. Finally, we have a P.O. Box!!! Mr. Eric will be...

Duration:00:18:46

71 - What if George Washington had Fred the Zombie Dog as a pet and Alexander Hamilton were alive as a vampire?

4/9/2018
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Have you heard the latest Oddway hit, Vampirton? It’s a super fresh collabo between Mr. Eric and Mick Sullivan of The Past and the Curious! Okay, okay, it’s not a musical, but stick around to the end of the story... And Lin Manuel Miranda, eat your heart out! 100% kidding, we’re not worthy. Lessons include: people are easily distracted by cuteness and hilarity, but patience and loyalty are what make lasting friends; you shouldn’t have to imitate others in order to earn approval Thank you...

Duration:00:31:09

70 - What if baby sisters were greek gods and phoenixes turned into tacos instead of ashes?

4/2/2018
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In our second April Fool’s special, the Wentbridge Timers go up against the Observatorium Grumblers in the biggest (and only-est) basketball game What If World’s ever seen. Pay attention, because the story might try to play some tricks on Mr. Eric. Lessons include: everyone loses sometimes, but it’s only a true defeat if you let it be; winning doesn’t make you superior to others Thank you for supporting What If World. PatreonApple...

Duration:00:26:51

69 - What if ants could dance and people could turn invisible?

3/26/2018
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In this insect-creible episode, Mr. Eric teams up with Andrew and Polly of Earsnacks to jam in the garden. Two lonely insects think they’re invisible until they discover a very unusual guitar and the joy of music! We hope you enjoy our biggest team-up story to date and check out one of our favorite kids’ podcasts: Earsnacks. Lessons include: Sometimes grown-ups may be too busy to give you constant attention, but that doesn’t mean you’ve been forgotten; express yourself in a positive way...

Duration:00:26:56

21 - What if a tree named Harrigo ate a chocolate that was talking?

3/19/2018
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Thanks for bearing with a rerun this week - back in full next! What if that knotted old tree you pass by every day was actually a grumpy talking chocolate fanatic? Meet Harrigo, a tree with a real sweet trunk, and the young candy bar who teaches him that being nice is a little harder than just not eating your friends. Thank you so much, as always, for supporting What If World. PatreonApple Podcastswhatifworldpodcast@gmail.comImaginariumFacebookInstagramTwitterWhat If World is hosted and...

Duration:00:28:54

68 - What if giants could turn into fairies and fairies could turn into giants?

3/12/2018
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Improv comedian Sydney Hollis joins Mr. Eric for a 100% improvised story. Let’s take a trip to Wentbridge Academy and see if we can’t bust some giant myths! And after you’ve enjoyed the story, step up your fashion game with Sydney’s unforgettable Straw Couture line ;) Lessons include: Giants don’t have to be manly and fairies don’t have to be feminine, we should all enjoy and accept each other and try new activities together! Patrons - check out our blog on Patreon for 2 minutes of...

Duration:00:20:46

67 - What if puppies had laser eyes and could fly?

3/5/2018
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Remember when all you wanted was a flying laser puppy and your mom said “You’ll blow our roof off!” Let’s see if the old adage is true. Lessons include: parents may seem unfair, but they’ll do anything to protect us; lasers are better off left to make believe Thank you for supporting What If World. PatreonApple Podcastswhatifworldpodcast@gmail.comImaginariumFacebookInstagramTwitterWhat If World is hosted and performed by Eric O’Keeffe and edited by Karen Marshall O'Keeffe, with a theme...

Duration:00:16:19

66 - What if I did an interview with Abacus P Grumbler?

2/26/2018
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Miss Karen and Mr Eric are moving this week, and we’ve made a very special episode to share with you all! Find out more about Abacus P. Grumbler and see if Mr Eric can survive his magic! Lessons include: Titles and objects don’t make you what you are, thinking outside the box can get unexpected results Artwork by Jason O'Keefe FREE BONUS EPISODE: Rate or review us on Apple Podcasts then email us at whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com. We’ll respond with a great What If World story that you...

Duration:00:14:15

65 - What if I were raised by dragons?

2/19/2018
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Michael Mason, host of Good Stuff Kids, joins Mr. Eric to help tell an ode to “Elf.” Meet Da Dragon and his daughter Amelia, a little human girl. When she meets her birth father, Ebesneezer, she learns that he and New What City have lost the Dragon Spirit. Can Amelia help them get it back? Lessons include: When you believe in yourself, you can work wonders New characters: Amelia, Ebesneezer, Da Dragon, Roady Racoon Old favorites: Stevie the Fleasel Art by plottwist797 FREE BONUS...

Duration:00:20:40

64 - What if pictures that you’ve taken in the past turned into movies when you looked at them?

2/12/2018
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It’s Movietines Day and Alabaster Zero didn’t get a single card from his friends, not that the hard-nosed cop wanted mushy cards... At any rate, he’s determined to solve the mystery of the missing cards with his partner Fair Elise. Can you figure out the twist? Lessons include: you should tell your friends and family how you feel about them, and maybe show them with a nice gesture now and then! FREE BONUS EPISODE: Rate or review us on Apple Podcasts then email us at...

Duration:00:23:05

63 - What if transformers robots in the skies could turn into christmas trees and christmas trees could turn into star destroyers (plus Harrigo!)?

2/5/2018
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Your favorite talking tree is back! The newly nice Harrigo is gathering friends of all kinds, even talking robots and starships. Sadly, the Autogreens and the Evertrons don’t get along, and Harri gets stuck in the middle. Lessons include: It’s easy to think of others as bad guys when you’ve never met them; it’s better to speak your mind than to have everyone like you FREE BONUS EPISODE: Rate or review us on Apple Podcasts then email us atwhatifworldpodcast@gmail.com. We’ll respond with a...

Duration:00:19:34

62 - What if paper airplanes stayed in the air forever?

1/29/2018
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The Observatorium gets a new student, Parsha Parchment-Paper from the esteemed school of Wentbridge! She’s none too happy with her new, underfunded school, and she let’s Abacus know it. Will the wizard’s paper airplane lesson win her over or will it nearly destroy the school… again… Lessons include: you can only make new friends if you give them a chance, where you’re from doesn’t make you better or worse than anyone else Thank you for supporting What If World! PatreonApple...

Duration:00:23:35

61 - What if Abacus and JFKat drank a potion at the same time and switched minds?

1/22/2018
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Two of your favorite characters team up this week… or at least they would if they could learn to get along. After a classic magic milkshake mix-up, the kitty president and hapless wizard will have to learn to listen if they ever want to change back. Lessons include: you shouldn’t have to mistreat one friend in order to make another happy, good listening doesn’t mean tuning the rest of the world out. Thank you for supporting What If World! PatreonApple...

Duration:00:26:38

60 - What if dinosaurs and chickens could turn into anything? (Plus Whendiana and the Learninator)

1/15/2018
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Meet Whyla and Guyceratops, two shapechangers that Whendiana meets in the same place… only in two very different times. Can Whendi solve their problems? Can the Learninator overcome his fear of chickens? Can you guess the tricky twist? Lessons include: You don’t have to pretend to be someone else, it’s important to venture outside of our small communities and learn about different people Thank you for supporting What If World! PatreonApple...

Duration:00:16:14

59 - What if babysitters sat on babies?

1/8/2018
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Do you remember your first time having a babysitter? Did you wonder what it was going to be like? Zizi, Fair Elise, and Lola the Rabbit let their imaginations get away with them as they try to figure out the mystery. Lessons include: Our fears are often far worse than the reality, talking out your fears with friends is a healthy exercise. Thank you for supporting What If World! PatreonApple Podcastswhatifworldpodcast@gmail.comImaginariumFacebookInstagramTwitterWhat If World is hosted...

Duration:00:19:16

58 - What if unicorns and narwhals had jedi sabers for their horns?

1/1/2018
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This week, we return to a time when the Uni Order sought to quell the Refishtance once and for all. Get ready for another round of bad puns as Mr. Eric takes on one of his favorite subjects, the Shark Wars. (Don’t worry, there are no spoilers.) Lessons include: Peace without freedom isn’t all that peaceful; our differences are important and with them we can make each other stronger Thank you for supporting What If World! PatreonApple...

Duration:00:23:54

57 - What if Santa were an elephant and toys could read your mind?

12/18/2017
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Merry Ifmas, everyone! Scully the Squid has had a tough year and isn’t really sure what he wants, so Santaphant gives him a telepathic toy to help figure it out. Will Scully learn to speak his mind? Lessons include: bottling up your emotions doesn’t gets good results, “boy” and “girl” toys have more in common than you think Thank you for supporting What If World! We'll be taking a break for the holidays, but back on January 1st. PatreonApple...

Duration:00:20:58

56 - What if chairs had a chance to be alive and magicians came from the future and smelled like garbage and made everything better?

12/11/2017
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In the year 2099, Dinosaur-riding chairs (yes, that’s what we mean) rule over a trash-covered What If World. Can Debrie and Phillth travel back in time and stop the Chaiborgs from taking over? Lessons include: our actions create a lot of waste we never see; all people deserve equal treatment, regardless of their differences Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Orders of over $45 at the What If World Threadless shop ship for FREE using the code CHEERccdaf4! There's t-shirts, totes,...

Duration:00:24:18

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