Inconceivable! is a show that tests our panelists’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. Each month, two teams will face off to answer diabolical questions about TV shows, comics, movies, books, games, and more. Host Dan Moren and scorekeeper/announcer Lex Friedman oversee the proceedings, doling out hard-earned points where appropriate.

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Inconceivable!: Spies, Pies, and Electronics

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

Recorded in front of a live audience at Emerald City Comicon 2017! Hear the audience gasp and applaud! Witness our attempts to share three microphones among seven people! Marvel at our host’s total inability to correctly use a $10 scoreboard!

We’ve recruited several writers from the realms of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror to form two teams of first-time panelists. They’ll do battle with devious acronyms, attempt to find which of these things is not like the other, and try their hands at a Golden Age of Television edition of mashed-up movie plots.

Dan Moren with Christopher Husberg, K.C. Alexander, Adam Rakunas, Juliette Capra, Curtis C. Chen and Wendy N. Wagner


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Inconceivable!: Don’t Read the Creepy Old Book

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

Recorded at the Now Hear This festival in Anaheim, California, our two teams of veteran panelists face off in front of a live (if small) audience, as they attempt to recall important—if arcane—instructions from movies, solve spooooooooky mashed up monster movies, and partake in a bit of movie literary mathemagic. Host Dan Moren and scorekeeper Jason Snell oversee the proceedings while Steven Schapansky, Monty Ashley, and Erika Ensign face off against Aleen Simms, Brian Hamilton, and Steve Lutz.

Dan Moren and Jason Snell with Steven Schapansky, Monty Ashley, Erika Ensign, Aleen Simms, Brian Hamilton and Steve Lutz


Inconceivable!: Dang, I Wish We Were Physicists

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

By your powers combined, this episode’s panelists take on a spate of trivia about the classic ’90s cartoon Captain Planet and the Planeteers, play a rousing round of What’s the Difference?, and manage to decipher a host of characters who are stranger (in fiction). Frank Wu, Lisa Schmeiser, and Steve Lutz take on Marisa McClellan, Scott McNulty, and Erika Ensign in a battle that will shake the ages, while Dan Moren and scorekeeper Lex Friedman try to keep a semblance of order.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Frank Wu, Lisa Schmeiser, Steve Lutz, Marisa McClellan, Scott McNulty and Erika Ensign


Inconceivable!: Sorcerel Realism

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

This month mash-ups of movie actors and Dungeons & Dragons classes are a critical hit, our panelists attempt to identify the critical difference between crazy sci-fi weapon names and crazy sci-fi spaceship names, and everybody’s a critic when it comes to one-star reviews of famous works of literature. Steven Schapansky, Erika Ensign, and Tony Sindelar face off against Kat Griffiths, Monty Ashley, and Liz Myles while host Dan Moren and scorekeeper Lex Friedman oversee the proceedings.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Steven Schapansky, Erika Ensign, Tony Sindelar, Katrina Griffiths, Monty Ashley and Liz Myles


Inconceivable!: This is How We Lost America in the First Place

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

And now for something completely…well, partially different. Team United Kingdom faces off against Team North America for a grudge match, the likes of which have not seen in at least two hundred years. They’ll need to suss out the true identities of characters who go by many names, test their knowledge of the length of TV show runs, and of course deal with our terrible pop music/nerd mash-ups. Joining host Dan Moren and scorekeeper Lex Friedman are Antony Johnston, Liz Myles, and Paul Cornell for the UK side, and Christa Mrgan, Guy English, and Aleen Simms repping the US and Canada.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Antony Johnston, Liz Myles, Paul Cornell, Christa Mrgan, Guy English and Aleen Simms


Inconceivable!: Intangibility is a Serious Problem

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

Think you can identify a movie from its final line? It’s harder than it sounds. Our panel tries their hand at that task, along with ferreting out fake superhero alter egos and Godzilla monsters, identifying extra obscure jargon, and playing a rousing game of “one of these things is not like the other.” Joining host Dan Moren and fill-in scorekeeper Jason Snell are Steve Lutz, Scott McNulty, Brian Hamilton, Marisa McClellan, Glenn Fleishman, and Brianna Wu.

Dan Moren and Jason Snell with Steve Lutz, Scott McNulty, Brian Hamilton, Marisa McClellan, Glenn Fleishman and Brianna Wu


Inconceivable!: Laser Cars are Really Sweet

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

In our long-awaited return, our all-star panel tries to identify fake fantasy lands, mashes up robots (or not), and tries their best to turn acronyms into real words. Joining host Dan Moren and scorekeeper Lex Friedman are Kat Griffiths (Verity!), Mikah Sargent (Cartoon Cast), Erika Ensign (Lazy Doctor Who), Antony Johnston (Unjustly Maligned), Shannon Sudderth (The Audio Guide to Babylon 5), and Monty Ashley (Game of Thrones Flashcast).

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Katrina Griffiths, Mikah Sargent, Erika Ensign, Antony Johnston, Shannon Sudderth and Monty Ashley


Inconceivable!: Cabaret of Fire

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

In our latest episode, our panel of panels susses out fake video game villains and knightly houses, plays a game of “What’s the magic word?”, and teases apart some mashed-up “classic” sci-fi movies. Joining host Dan Moren and scorekeeper Lex Friedman are Brian Hamilton (Game of Thrones flashcast), Liz Myles (Verity!), John Moltz (Speedy Arrowcast), Brianna Wu (Isometric), Chip Sudderth (Two-minute Time Lord), and Lisa Schmeiser (The Flash Flashcast).

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Brian Hamilton, Liz Myles, John Moltz, Brianna Wu, Chip Sudderth and Lisa Schmeiser


Inconceivable!: Harry Potter and the Odor of the Weasel

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

For our first show recorded live and in person, our panels tell us the difference between warlocks and wizards, identify Terry Pratchett deities and sci-fi sports, and do a little bit of fantasy casting. Husband-and-wife team Scott McNulty and Marisa McClellan (with third wheel David Loehr) go up against husband-and-wife team Steven Schapansky and Erika Ensign (with third wheel Steve Lutz).

Dan Moren and Jason Snell with Marisa McClellan, Scott McNulty, David J. Loehr, Steven Schapansky, Erika Ensign and Steve Lutz


Inconceivable!: Vampire Or Not

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

Obscure 1990s vampires! Batman villains! … High school chemistry? Those are just a few of the things that we quiz our panelists on this month. Lisa Schmeiser, Guy English, and Erika Ensign take on Chip Sudderth, Aleen Simms, and Steve Lutz, while host Dan Moren and scorekeeper pro tempore Jason Snell oversee the proceedings.

Dan Moren and Jason Snell with Lisa Schmeiser, Guy English, Erika Ensign, Chip Sudderth, Aleen Simms and Steve Lutz


Inconceivable!: Twelve Angry Clowns

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. As ever, host Dan Moren and scorekeeper/announcer Lex Friedman are on hand to oversee the proceedings, doling out points where appropriate.

This month Antony Johnston, Brianna Wu, and Jason Snell take on Liz Myles, John Siracusa, and Shannon Sudderth in an epic battle, the likes of which has never before been seen. Jargon! Anthropomorphic animals! Team ups! Really easy questions! Math! We’ve got it all! And now you can have it too.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Antony Johnston, Brianna Wu, Jason Snell, Liz Myles, John Siracusa and Shannon Sudderth


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