30 episodes

Listen to a nincompoop talk to people who know things about stuff, as Alex probes the predicaments of the modern day and age in What A Predicament.

What A Predicament What A Cat Productions

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

Listen to a nincompoop talk to people who know things about stuff, as Alex probes the predicaments of the modern day and age in What A Predicament.

    ASMR

    ASMR

    What A Predicament returns for a third season not with a bang, but with a whisper. Wondering why the provocative videos beloved by so many ASMRn’t working for him, Alex recruits a trial co-host to discuss the ASMR phenomenon and talks to a man of fancy book learnin’ about the science behind the shivers.

    Links:

    fastASMR https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHiof82PvgZrXFF-BRMvGDg
    Tinting ASMR https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClqNSqnWeOOUVkzcJFj4rBw
    No Sunrise https://nosunrise.bandcamp.com
    What A Cat Productions http://www.whatacat.co.nz
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/whatacatproductions

    • 46 min
    Eccentric Boogaloo

    Eccentric Boogaloo

    Alex tries a new co-host on for size and spoiler alert it’s Dan Wood from The Good The Bad and the LP. The eccentricity in the air is palpable as they examine some of history’s most notorious eccentrics, from Bavarian kings to the late great Prince by way of Beefheart, Dali, Starburns, The Gonz and more.

    Links:

    The Good, The Bad and The LP https://goodbadlpcast.podbean.com

    Skater's Favorite Skater: Brian Anderson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLqFCrPQsPY

    What A Cat Productions http://www.whatacat.co.nz

    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/whatacatproductions

    • 1 hr
    Paronomasia: The Father of All Dad Jokes

    Paronomasia: The Father of All Dad Jokes

    Copywriter Scott Armstrong returns to ponder the predicament of puns and why they make us groan more often than giggle. Alex also gets some inside info from comedian Lauren Mabbett, and talks Pun Battles with Hugo Grrrl.

    Links:

    Lauren Mabbett https://twitter.com/LaurenMabbett

    Hugo Grrrl https://www.facebook.com/hugogrrrldragking

    What A Cat Productions WhatACat.co.nz

    Instagram instagram.com/whatacatproductions

    • 37 min
    Kiwi Ingenuity

    Kiwi Ingenuity

    Any New Zealander worth the salt on their fush and chups grows up knowing they’re blessed with Kiwi Ingenuity. But what are the true origins of the no. 8 wire mentality, and is Aotearoa really any more ingenious than anywhere else?

    Links:

    No. 8 Recharged no8recharged.kiwi

    What A Cat Productions whatacat.co.nz

    What A Facebook Page facebook.com/whatapredicament

    What An Instagram instagram.com/whatacatproductions

    • 51 min
    We Always Loved the Sad Songs

    We Always Loved the Sad Songs

    Life is pain. With this in mind, a couple of working musicians share their thoughts on why people are drawn to sad songs, and give a little insight into how certain sounds can sound sadder than others.
    Links:
    Chelsea Prastiti https://skilaa.bandcamp.com
    Tim Law https://nosunrise.bandcamp.com/
    José González Hand On Your Heart
    What A Cat Productions whatacat.co.nz
    What An Instagram instagram.com/whatacatproductions

    • 48 min
    I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster

    I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster

    Alex Bain and guest co-host Gerald “The General” Stewart talk about the appeal of the anti-social. From the great gangster flicks, to hotel room trashing rockstars, to Grand Theft Auto, comic book villains and more, what is the draw of such deviancy?

    Links:

    YNW Melly – Murder On My Mind
    Tha Monastery - 2 Gangsta
    What A Cat Productions - Home of The Bad Boy of Podcasting™ WhatACat.co.nz
    What A Facebook Page facebook.com/whatapredicament
    What An Instagram instagram.com/whatacatproductions

    • 40 min

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