The Hypothetical Institute
Episode 181: Dan Andrews Redux & Paul Pelosi

Episode 181: Dan Andrews Redux & Paul Pelosi

November 12, 2022

Folks, this week we're talking about two incidents that are more connected than you might think: Dan Andrews stacking it on a tiny staircase and the assassination attempt on Nancy Pelosi. We have News Corp losing their mind, fake news content farms, and DOGS. ON. SMACK. A little something for everyone.

Dan Stans, all complaints may be directed to Luke on Mastodon: @tinyshinyhands@westport.skatepark

Episode 180: King Charles

Episode 180: King Charles

November 4, 2022

This week we're talking about our new King - is the Antichrist? Is he an eco-fascist? Is he a vampire? Plus Salty is scared of scary movies. SPOILER ALERT FOR M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN'S SPLIT. No spoiler alert for Mark Duplass' Creep, because I edited the spoilers out. You're most welcome.

Episode 179: The World Is Ending On September 24

Episode 179: The World Is Ending On September 24

October 24, 2022

This week we're talking about a very timely conspiracy theory: that the world is going to end on the 24th of September, 2022.

Episode 178: Las Vegas Revisited

Episode 178: Las Vegas Revisited

October 13, 2022

We last spoke about the Mandalay Bay shooting in Las Vegas not long after it happened in 2017. We revisit it now to look at how conspiracy theories about it have continued to fester.

Episode 177: Eating Bugs

Episode 177: Eating Bugs

October 5, 2022

This week we have a chat about eating bugs - do you have the guts to get some grubs down your gullet? What if we told you that you already eat about ten bugs a day? Would that seem like great messaging to you?

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Episode 176: Artificial Intelligence

Episode 176: Artificial Intelligence

July 6, 2022

Write an episode description for our podcast episode about artificial intelligence conspiracy theories.

In this episode of the podcast, we explore the world of artificial intelligence conspiracy theories. We discuss the history of AI and its development, as well as the various conspiracy theories surrounding its existence and purpose. We also examine the evidence for and against these theories, and try to make sense of it all.

(We don't do any of that - we talk about the time that Robbo accidentally told the Google robot that his brewery was closed)

Episode 175: The Real Queen

Episode 175: The Real Queen

June 27, 2022

This week we're talking about The Real Queen! Was Queen Elizabeth swapped out at birth? And who is the charismatic Canadian getting people to stop paying their lecky across the Commonwealth?

 

 

Episode 174: The Secrets of Scomo

Episode 174: The Secrets of Scomo

May 27, 2022

It's hopefully the last opportunity we'll have to cover this one - we take a look at some of the conspiracy theories around former Prime Minister Scott Morrison's photo opportunities.

If you'd like to follow along at home, we've linked photos on the Podbean page at hypotheticalinstitute.podbean.com:

Ladders.

Nails.

Fake Curry.

Raw Curry.

Fake Shoes.

 

(Bonus: Chicken Coop)

Episode 173: Election Fraud!

Episode 173: Election Fraud!

May 18, 2022

This week we discuss some local election fraud conspiracy theories, but mainly talk about the incredibly poorly-made movie 2000 Mules.

Episode 172: Disney Groomers

Episode 172: Disney Groomers

May 11, 2022

This week we discuss the latest attacks on trans & queer lives by the American Right. Plus were Heinz right to name a condiment after ass-eating? And should non-evil gay children be represented in Disney movies?

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