What If World

a story podcast for kids

 

What If World is a storytelling podcast for kids. Each week, Mr. Eric takes a "what if?" question from a friend and spins it into a story just for you!

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85.A - Bobby & Miley Pizza Makeliverers (the Song!)

Here's a great song by the fabulous Angela Ferrari of Story Spectacular. I can't stop listening to it, and I hope you enjoy it as well.

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Please check out her show for more great jams and stories, and our Patreon page if you want ad-free bonus content like this more often!

67 - What if puppies had laser eyes and could fly?

Remember when all you wanted was a flying laser puppy and your mom said “You’ll blow our roof off!” Let’s see if the old adage is true.

Lessons include: parents may seem unfair, but they’ll do anything to protect us; lasers are better off left to make believe

Thank you for supporting What If World.

  • Be a real What-Iffer and join us on Patreon! Get access to ad-free episodes, live-stream stories, branded swag, one-on-one FaceTime with Mr. Eric, activity books & more! 
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  • Call 205-605-WHAT with a What If Question. Listeners outside the US, email us a voice memo or recording at whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com
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What If World is hosted and performed by Eric O’Keeffe and edited by Karen Marshall O'Keeffe, with a theme song by Craig Martinson.

Image from Star Vs the Forces of Evil, which we didn't know existed before this episode!

Image from Star Vs the Forces of Evil, which we didn't know existed before this episode!

46 - What if grapefruit were alive and wore shirts?

What’s eating Gilbert Grapefruit? Hopefully not anyone, though Petey the Pirate might try. But what’s a grapefruit to do in the big wide What If World when it's never left the tree?

Lessons include: figuring yourself out can take time, it’s okay to question

We're going to try to make sure there's content for you over the next couple of weeks, but it may be a little shorter than usual, because Ms. Karen and Mr. Eric are getting married this weekend!

Like our show? We like doing it for you! There are a bunch of ways you can support What If World and help us ensure that we can continue to tell awesome stories:

  • Visit our Patreon page - become a member at just $2 a month and get access to special What If World stories and live streams. Other rewards include swag, one-on-one Google Hangouts with Mr. Eric, episode workbooks and more!
  • Buy a t-shirtmugbeach towel or a bunch of other fun What If World items at our Threadless store!
  • Write a review of What If World on Apple PodcastsFor a limited time, let us know you left a review and Mr. Eric will send you a sticker & personalized note!
  • Share What If World with a friend who loves stories.
  • Call 205-605-WHAT with a What If Question, an interview question for one of WiW’s many characters, or a comment on one of our past stories.
  • Share your What If World art on Facebook, on Twitter @whatifworldpod, or by Email!

35 - What if humans found an alien spaceship and what if houses built themselves?

Zack and Zizi investigate a strange new house in their local park, only to learn that it's some kind of thinking spaceship! When space-houses start springing up everywhere, the kids need to call an old friend for help: Peter the Realtor (aka Petey the Pirate).  

Lessons include: always let your parents know where you're headed, think about the environment when building, be smart and careful when meeting new people and places

Please help What If World grow!

  • Write a review on Apple Podcasts, share with a friend who loves stories.
  • Call 205-605-WHAT with a What If Question, an interview question for one of WiW’s many characters, or a comment on one of our past stories.
  • Share your What If World art on Facebook, @whatifworldpod, or by Email!
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28 - What if zombies were kind to people and didn't do anything to them?

When the whole family votes to visit Zombria on Spring Break, Papa Loo discovers that Zombies aren't much different from you and me. Of course, he embarrasses himself thoroughly in the process.

Lessons include: cultural sensitivity, being open to new experiences, and learning before judging.

Unknown source - let us know if it's yours!

Unknown source - let us know if it's yours!

If you or your child would like to submit a "What if?" question, tell a quick story, or share your thoughts about a past episode, you can do so in the following ways:

  • Leave a voicemail at (205) 605-WHAT
  • Write an email to whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com
  • Tweet at @whatifworldpod

Make sure you're ready with your first name, something you really like or like to do, and your "what if" question. And don't worry if you have to call two or three times. :)

Help us out by giving us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts! Or, share What If World with your friends on Facebook or Twitter and help us spread the word so that we can continue to tell new stories!

3 - What if we moved into a spooky, scary house?

Things are getting a little spooky in What if World!

This week Mamma Jamma & Poppa Loo join Mr. Eric in the studio to talk about their house hunt. But it turns scary once Poppa Loo asks what will happen if they find a spooky, scary house.

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(Don't worry, it all turns out ok! But if your kid is very easily frightened, you may want to skip this one.)

If you or your child would like to contribute a "what if?" question for the podcast you can do so in the following ways:

  • Leave a voicemail at (205) 605-WHAT
  • Write an email to whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com
  • Tweet at @whatifworldpod

 Make sure you're ready with your first name, something you really like or like to do, and your "what if" question.

Story & vocals by Eric O'Keefe. Editing by Karen Marshall. Theme song by Craig Martinson.

1 - What if I had 101 best friends?

Welcome to What If World!

Each week, Mr. Eric takes a "what if" question from a friend and answers it in the form of a story. His buddy Petey the Pirate joined him for this first episode to help us show how it's done. He's been living it up on the high seas, but he's a little lonely...

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If you or your child would like to contribute a "what if?" question for the podcast you can do so in the following ways:

  • Leave a voicemail at (205) 605-WHAT
  • Write an email to whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com
  • Tweet at @whatifworldpod

 Make sure you're ready with your first name, something you really like or like to do, and your "what if" question.

If you like What If World, leave us a Rating & Review on iTunes!

Story & vocals by Eric O'Keefe. Editing by Karen Marshall. Theme song by Craig Martinson.