This week we continue our discussion on our favorite childhood shows! Come on, let’s finish this!
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 it in the current social climate.
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 this hallowed literature and its author.
Promos: None this episode because of technical difficulties.
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A special thanks to director of Scary Stories Documentary :
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!
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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 episode as we attempt inform you before our imposters get back and subvert the podcast…
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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 of the intro/outro!
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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 that we can never teach computers to read, interpret, and copy our ‘selves’ to digital storage?
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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 if robots became self-aware and the ethical worries that might evoke. So get cozy, diagnostics on this new model are gonna take some time to learn how hard it is to be human…
We also launch our Patreon this episode!
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.
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 coils this episode, as well as some famous folk who might’ve called it correctly, so grab a drink, and get comfy as we discuss.
As always big ups to Zombie Hyperdrive for our rad intro/outro music!
This article was used for the celeb list: https://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-who-predicted-their-own-deaths/jordan-love