Two superheroes horrify us in completely different ways, Laura thinks the Earth might be better off after the superrich take off for a shiny new planet, and Sean ponders how a mermaid in dire straits would make a road trip across the country.
It’s Curveball season again, featuring hits like a Shrek Survival Horror Game, Mighty Ducks Supernatural Romance, and a Greek Mythology podcast hosted by- you guessed it, the Minotaur himself!
Laura pitches a high fantasy heist novel with an exasperated protagonist and astronomically high stakes, and Sean changes his stance on “disappearing magic” stories- just this once. Theme Song: Around the Block by the Mike Janzen Trio
[/audio We debate which movie monster is the tenderest lover, and Raven takes us from greyscale to a world full of magic and colour- and look, we know what you’re thinking, but no it’s not The Wizard of Oz.
You know what this looks like? A job for Superman. Sean’s been saving up all his best Superman ideas and now he’s finally ready to set them free in a full-episode blockbuster pitch. It’s time to talk about what makes Superman super — from his cultural significance to the science that makes him tick — […]
This week on Pitch Me Something, dreaded audio demon Aug Vor’dyss visits us and steals the meat of Matt Weickert’s incredible pitch. But all is not lost! Using his valiant audio heroism, Sean has rescued possibly our most fun Choose Your Own Adventureland yet! Join us as we breath life into the DC Comics theme […]
Sean and Laura disassemble Batman’s tool belt in search of batarangs, smoke pellets- and a better DCU.
Laura casually hits the dread Baba Yaga with an “okay boomer”, and Jessie knocks our socks off with an intricately plotted superhero universe filled with incredible original characters. Theme Song: “Around the Block” by the Mike Janzen Trio Find more of Jesse’s work at alphabetflight.podbean.com and creepycritters.podbean.com
Zenon attempts to systematically kill off the cast of FI in a christmas-themed slasher movie, while everyone else desperately tries to counter-pitch him with something less violent.
Laura’s tired of drinking the holiday koolaid eggnog, Raven gets snowed in on the highway on the way home for the holidays, and just like last year we have way too many guests crammed into our Christmas special! Featuring Robbin Wai, Raven McBride, and Zenon Teodorczyk.
Teeeeeechnically filling our reckless pledge to do three Halloween episodes in one month, Sean ponders the psychological effects of waking up each morning in a different universe, Teddy brings the power of music to the one tv genre that truly needs it- lucha libre wrestling- and Laura sneaks in two mini-pitches in disguise under the […]
Is it a good idea to still be doing Halloween episodes halfway through November? No! But Frankly Implausible is an organization that keeps its promises, even when they’re ridiculous, boneheaded ones Sean made as a joke! So this week, it’s back into the Spook Zone with Sean, Raven and Matt for Into the Dark: Tales […]
It’s the 2019 Halloween special! Matt pitches a heartwarming comedy about a real estate agent who just can’t get rid of his haunted house. And Laura digs deep into what it means to be a werewolf who doesn’t want to hurt anyone else! All that and a new segment we’re calling Choose Your Own Adventureland. […]
It’s Boi’ze Night on Pitch Me Something and Sean, Raven and Chris are kicking off the Hallowe’en season with their pitches for an innovative ghost game and an UFO-themed update to the sport of Laser Tag. Plus an all-new segment where we design the theme parks of your dreams… or nightmares, whatever. Theme Song: Around […]
Laura Pitches a tale of love, laughter and corporate espionage. Can her intrepid main character steal the secrets of a rival company… or will she fall for the charms of her cute new co-worker? All this and a brand new edition of Suckerpowers to boot! Theme Song: Around the Block by the Mike Janzen Trio
BJ, Laura, and Sean all take a leap of faith off Avengers Tower and try to figure out what to do with Peter Parker after his emancipation from the Marvel Cinematic Universe before they hit the ground.
This week on Pitch Me Something, Sean turns the zombie apocalypse into a spectator esport and Raven’s vision for the future of strategy gaming is one giant fist-bump. Theme song “Around the Block” by the Mike Janzen trio
Wizards! Cops! Wizard Cops! Sean’s branching out into the larger Wizarding World beyond Hogwarts, and if you think your roommates are monsters, wait until you hear Browen’s pitch for a very spooky sitcom. Themesong: “Around the Block” by the Mike Janzen Trio
Laura leaps before she looks and hopes the flooded post-climate change diesel punk dystopia is cool, Natalie thinks a worldwide blackout might bring us closer together as a community, and we revisit Once U-Pawn A Time for more useless magical junk.
The internet’s premier U-Haul-based podcast is back. And listen, we know no one else is really filling this market niche. We’re gonna call ourselves the premier anyway. Now join us for some spooky late night podcasting as we complete the night time leg of our journey to Windsor. We’ll talk monsters, customizeable trucks and who […]
This week, Pitch Me Something goes on the road to help Robbin move in our special truck-based miniseries, Grinding My Gears! We’ve got new segments, returning favourites and a whole bunch of MASSIVELY outdated traffic advice. Theme song: Around the Block by the Mike Janzen Trio
Laura teaches kids about marine biology and conservation via mermaids, Maddi wonders how many of her neighbours are secret time travelers, and Sean contemplates the thought of an ancient deity with a minimum-wage job.
Left field! Over the middle! Pop fly! Home run! That’s right, we’re playing Curveball again, and these pitches are coming so thick and fast we can barely keep up!
Sean is tired of getting Obliviated every time muggles discover something weird and fantastical, and Linzi launches a veritable onslaught of pun-derful anthropomorphised kitchen gadgets.
That’s right, the Smorgasbord of Horrors is back with a heel-face turn. It’s an episode full of Xenogastronomy but (shockingly) not gastrointestinal distress, accompanied by some sweet food-themed pitches! Theme Song: Around the Block by the Mike Janzen Trio
Laura puts a dark new twist on a tale as old as time, and Browen contemplates a hauntingly unfinished love story.
Sean solves the ancient problem of playing D&D with more than 5 people and Laura faces the grim reality of an eventual Harry Potter Reboot. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean investigates the possibility of a Daily Bugle Spider-Man spin-off, and BJ pitches his absolutely radiant She-Hulk tv series. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean turns an urban environment into a high speed playground, Arjun brings fun back to the joyless world of Marvel’s Iron Fist, and Laura expands Hiccup and Toothless’s world even further with the threat of Roman invasion. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean thinks professional team-building retreats should feature a few more broadswords, Jessie terrifies us with the image of a world overrun by super-smart rodents, and Laura warns us why you shouldn’t tell your high school sweetheart your secret identity. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean wants to use VR technology to jam with faraway friends, Raven wonders how empathic powers would affect your social life, and Laura thinks murder would add some spice to celebrity game shows. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
For the first episode of 2019, Sean unveils the brand new pitch game he’s been working on. Thrill as the Frankly Implausible team slap together brilliant new story ideas out of thin air! These pitches come at you from angles you never expected — and that’s why we call the game Curveball. Theme Song: Around […]
Frankly Implausible’s top 3 guests return in part 2 of our Holiday Special! This time, Sean pitches the Tolkien/Christmas crossover Peter Jackson is too scared to adapt. Also debuting this week: the magical new segment Once A-Pawn A Time by Natalie Martin. Featuring Guests: Raven McBride, Robbin Wai and Natalie Martin Theme song Around the […]
In this all-new Holiday Special, Laura takes a beloved family classic- and drives it straight off the road. Revolution, vengeance, and sugar plum dreams await in… The Fight Before Christmas.
In an episode Laura has specifically prohibited Sean from calling “Catch ‘Em All Fever”, Laura breaks down the many, many other things Newt Scamander could have been doing to fill two hours of screen time and Sean pitches a Pokemon origin story that answers some long-held questions about the world of Pokemon- and features zero […]
On this super spooky episode, Sean’s tale of horror and heroism unfolds for an unfortunate group of kids on All Hallows’ Eve, while Raven asks: what we would do if mere insects started plotting against us?
With Laura out sick, all semblance of order breaks down on this week’s Pitch Me Something — two guests, no pitches and a full episode of our most popular segment. In the wake of Hallowe’en, Raven, Sean and Zenon spook their digestive systems with Xenogastronomy: Smorgasboard of Horrors! Listen — if you dare! (But for real, though […]
Sean takes to the skies in a steam powered zeppelin to escape monsters below, while Jessie sets out to see how many cryptids he can find in the Old West. Theme Song is Around The Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Jansen Trio, available on iTunes.
Now bringing you part two of our double feature: Zenon delves into the rich inner world of one of Nintendo’s most mysterious characters, bringing you the Mario game you never knew you WAH-nted. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
This week in part one of our two-episode series, Sean introduces us to grizzled detective Chet Darkstubble and fresh-faced newbie Willoughby POV as they do whatever it takes to save Nova Arcadia from the menace of… Microtransactions. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Raven wonders if herding octopuses is easier than herding cats, Laura explores how a modern selkie would keep her skin (and her heart) safe, and Sean targets deep sea submarines in the greatest journey to the deep you’ll never see. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Natalie pits pre-revolutionary French peasants against the nobility in an apocalyptic survival story, and Sean updates the story of Prometheus bringing “fire” to humanity with a more modern spin. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Greetings, True Believers! This week it’s Marvel Mania on Pitch Me Something: Sean sends shivers- and scales- up our spines with a horror film set at Midtown High, Jessie introduces some much-needed Latino Superhero siblings that leave the Maximoffs on the mat, and Laura sneaks Kamala Khan into the MCU with a backdoor pilot you’ll never […]
Laura thinks she can hold a city against an invading army, Kaiya skipped right over human history to explore the distant origins of Star Trek before the Federation, and Sean wonders what Saturday morning cartoons would have been like during the time of the Roman Emperors. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho […]
Laura confronts the millennial horror of moving back in with your parents, and Raven’s more interested in the technical aspect of building giant robots than fighting with them. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio
It’s Mother’s Day! Laura explores the busy life of a housewife-slash-professional-assassin, Sean likes watching Star Trek with his mom, and Robbin loves Mr. T almost as much as he loves his mother. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean mows down zombies with a lightsaber, Amanda waxes Shakespearean about shapeshifting aliens, and Laura takes us on a journey to The Emerald Planet. This week, Pitch Me Something is INNNN SPAAAAACE! Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Laura believes in a friendship between a boy and a Bigfoot, and Sean and Robbin build a racecar on the fly. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean knows how to bring your super soaker battles to the next level, and Natalie’s pitch just keeps building from puzzles to video games to the future of electronics. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean Pitches a bigger world for the pokemon franchise, Raven desperately tries to redeem Netflix’s Deathnote movie, and Laura admires a strong woman in a Turtle-dominated field. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio.
Sean and Lilia want to know why they haven’t gotten Hogwarts letters yet, and Laura’s worried about the logistics of selling her firstborn child to a witch. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio
Laura just wants to know what to put on a dating profile, Ian thinks books need a technological upgrade, and Sean guards our precious supernatural resources Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio
Sean brings back giant monsters by way of terrible Japanese sparkling water, Raven builds an Advance Wars game that might be more about peace, and Laura delves into the politics of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio Download Episode 3
Sean razzle-dazzles us with his D&D character creation app, Ian teaches us why the Leafs can never win the Stanley Cup, and Laura would meteor-bomb the world if it meant she got sweet powers. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio Download Episode 3
Laura calls up the specter of the Danny Phantom franchise; Sean pitches the long overdue film adaptation of DC’s biggest dorks; and guest Raven McBride offers up alternate endings on a brand new scale. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen Trio Download Episode 3
Laura pitches a road trip movie with some of the X-Men’s lesser known heroes; Sean shows us a supervillain’s last stand; and guest star Clarissa Fortin brings the Alien Franchise to its long-awaited conclusion! Find more of Clarissa’s work on her Soundcloud! Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho by the Mike Janzen […]
Sean envisions an online game that gives would-be superheroes their very own secret identities; Robbin plans the world’s first semi-aquatic racing circuit, and Laura crafts a loving deconstruction of shoujo anime tropes. Pitch Me Something’s first ever episode hits the ground- and the water- running. Theme Song: Around the Block from the album Mombacho […]