What if the Greeks were right, and the Pantheon descended from the clouds in all their mismatched glory? Among the topics: Flattery, pettiness, and Jesus’ hip new name, Jezeus.
If you could make one law, what would it be? According to our panelists, chocolate, ice cream, and Bill & Ted are apparently integral to a peaceful world.
The panel discusses the powers of dictators, and how they would use or abuse them. Unsurprisingly, David’s answer involves ice cream.
In this episode, the panel discusses teleportation. Mira wants to move couches, and Steve predicts the immediate demise of civilization. Continue reading “Episode #11: Teleportation and Spider Loafs”
The Shmanelists explore the wild world of genre crossovers: Living in movies, and crossing famous movies, TV shows, and books. Steve makes a case for the quiet life in Police Academy, Ben wants to be a claymation figure, and Amy wants to follow murders but not actually be murdered. Star Trek, Pee Wee, drag queens, and Archie Bunker all make appearances. And that title…
The Schmanelists have gathered before watching Rogue One to discuss everyone’s favorite space opera, complete with a special guest schmanelist, the Star Wars Holiday Special, and a passionate outburst from the supposedly-quiet sound engineer about why Qui-Gon Jinn was the worst. Also, a bonus question about wookie anatomy. Continue reading “Episode #9: The Wookie Life Day Special”
What if you were a space explorer?
What if you were a space explorer? Ben is really excited about a space cruise, Jen and Shawn are going solo just so they can finally have a quiet moment, and Biosphere 2 turns out the be relevant to Episode 4. Continue reading “Episode #8: A Space Odyssey with Pauly Shore”
What if dinosaurs still roamed the earth?
What if dinosaurs still roamed the earth? Ben monologues, Shawn is over the giant bugs already, and Jenn’s steampunk T. Rex has a monocle. We make no claims to accuracy in this podcast. None. And we find a new cause in pinkie power!
What if your place in the afterlife were determined by a game show?
What if your place in the afterlife were determined by a game show? Alan showed off his encyclopedic knowledge of the genre, Mira shows why she is unrivaled in cunning and malice, and somehow David ended up singing a country music song from the point of view of a sad golden retriever. Continue reading “Episode #6: Playing With DEATH”
What if you were stuck in a horror movie?
What if you were stuck in a horror movie? Shawn’s making up his own movie, Alan’s not afraid of no ghosts, and Mira is going to survive. Our schmanelists also talk about their favorite terrible movies and unintentional horror movies. And Shawn assigns us homework for a change. Continue reading “Episode #5: All Aboard the Zane Train”