Wait, You What? Is the podcast that explores people’s surprising stories of struggle, lived experience and self discovery.
Sometimes in life, shit happens that’ll catch you off guard - and when it does, it’s how you respond to it that’s defining. Each episode, host Erica Mallett gently asks the big questions to a new guest.
How do you come to terms with your sneezing fetish? How do you forgive yourself for compulsively lying to someone you love?How can making people like you help save the world? When your brain injury causes you to lose your entire personality, how do you rebuild it?
Wait, You What? Is about the uniqueness of people’s stories, but also the ubiquitous things that connect us all to the same human experience; love, resilience, change, fear, shame and togetherness.
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There’s this societal idea that once you get old, you shouldn’t be sexy. Elizabeth Burton refuses to comply with this narrative. As a 74 year old stripper who has been stripping for over 50 years, she says she’s going to be "sexy until the day she dies".
So what can we learn from a 74 year old...
Joshua Barbeau programmed an advanced AI chatbot to sound like his dead fiancé, so he could properly grieve her death.
So what has Joshua's story taught us about the potential role of AI in human grief processing? And why is OpenAI, the software's designer, so afraid of what it might be capable...
David J. Peterson has constructed entire languages for TV shows and movies such as Thor: The Dark World, The Witcher, Doctor Strange, The 100 and of course Game Of Thrones.
So how did Dwight Schrute from the TV show The Office help write a little Dothraki? What do Australian Eshays have to do...