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: @email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
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?
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)
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?
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:
(Bonus: Chicken Coop)
May 18, 2022
This week we discuss some local election fraud conspiracy theories, but mainly talk about the incredibly poorly-made movie 2000 Mules.
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?