Dispatches from the Multiverse

Dispatches from the Multiverse

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A weekly improv comedy sci-fi podcast with accidental inventor Max and parallel dimension versions of his roommate Wilson.


82: I have to make toys?
Dec 10 • 16 min
Can Planet Hi-Fi Wilson and Max pass the test of the toymakers?
81: Hidden Brain
Dec 3 • 19 min
Max and Planet Hi-Fi Wilson are unwitting guest stars on a popular public radio program.
80: I get the planet?
Nov 26 • 27 min
A fancy salesman may have the perfect answer to Planet Hi-Fi Wilson’s search for a new home dimension.
79: Try the bacon
Nov 19 • 22 min
It’s time for brunch as Max and Planet Hi-Fi Wilson continue their quest to find Wilson a new home dimension.
78: My best hunters
Nov 12 • 18 min
Max and Planet Hi-Fi Wilson try their best to avoid joining a couple of ladies for dinner.
77: Planet Hi-Fi
Nov 5 • 24 min
Max encounters a lonely Wilson in a world where hi-fi has run amok.
76: I have the super power
Oct 29 • 20 min
Max stumbles into a safe space where people come to discuss their powers.
75: Are you ready to play the game?
Oct 22 • 16 min
Max gets roped into yet another unexpected game. With cash prizes!
74: The Cure
Oct 15 • 18 min
Max arrives a day “early” for “his” monthly meeting with Wilson at the University.
73: We’re here… Glomaggs
Oct 8 • 23 min
Max has his first experience in a dimension without humans.
72: You came here to save me!
Oct 1 • 19 min
Max joins a friendly fairy on her quest to fulfill a rescue wish.
71: We’ve been robbed!
Sep 24 • 19 min
Max arrives in another new dimension just as Wilson realizes that he has been robbed.
70: The Give-it-to-Me Hole
Sep 17 • 19 min
Wilson and his young ward summon Max. Sort of.
69: Nice
Sep 10 • 18 min
Wilson and his fiancée are unusually accommodating when Max very rudely interrupts their big day.
68: Agent 68
Sep 3 • 21 min
Chief Wilson mistakes Max for his top agent and sends him on an important mission with Agent 1999.
67: We all need the SQuAAT
Aug 27 • 22 min
Max tries to blend in during an ethically questionable office brainstorming session.
66: You’re… feral?
Aug 20 • 21 min
Max drops in on Wilson and his aloof superior.
65: NO NOSES!
Aug 13 • 20 min
Max drops in on Wilson and his lab partner in the middle of a groundbreaking experiment.
64: Welcome to the library
Aug 6 • 22 min
Wilson gives Max a tour of his library.
63: Famous Nutritionist
Jul 30 • 18 min
Wilson believes that Max is a temp sent to assist with the production of a cooking show with a celebrity chef.
62: Squirrel Delivery
Jul 23 • 23 min
Max helps Wilson solve a little problem with a unique delivery system gone awry.
61: Player 3, welcome
Jul 16 • 20 min
Max must work together with Wilson and another player to succeed at a series of unusual challenges.
60: This is Nowhereland
Jul 9 • 21 min
Wilson and his tiny companion bring Max along to help them with their mission, but Max isn’t so sure he wants to help…
59: Your Little Pony
Jul 2 • 24 min
Max is unexpectedly roped into an important presentation with Wilson at Seattle City Hall.
58: You’re the new guy, right?
Jun 25 • 23 min
Wilson shows Max the ropes as a new Amazon customer service agent.
57: The Quantum Jacuzzi
Jun 18 • 17 min
Max’s weekly visit to a new parallel dimension runs into an unexpected snag.
56: Do you know Rudolph?
Jun 11 • 20 min
Max tries to fill in as a veterinary assistant to Wilson as he treats an unusual problem.
55: You’ve been Re-Maxed
Jun 4 • 23 min
Max pops into his lab in a parallel dimension just after a tragic accident.
54: I am 30… you got a problem with that?
May 28 • 17 min
Max encounters a version of Wilson with a distinctive… growth pattern.
53: It’s an intervention
May 21 • 37 min
Max takes a surprise trip on the one-year anniversary of his first time through the portal.
52: The Wilson Speed Dating Extravaganza!
May 14 • 24 min
Max finally visits the Purple Sun Dimension. It feels… funny.
51: These are the beta models
May 7 • 18 min
Max tries to convince Wilson and their AI assistants that he has just returned from a successful mission to another dimension.
50: Only a murderer would know that
Apr 30 • 22 min
Max encounters a gruesome mystery immediately upon arriving in a new dimension.
49: You have played this game before, right?
Apr 23 • 17 min
Max steps in to handle an important negotiation when his double in an alternate universe shirks his duty.
48: That’s the whole point. Mining.
Apr 16 • 20 min
Max is unwittingly recruited to join a remote mining operation with Wilson and his young boss.
47: Pluto’s Pizza
Apr 9 • 21 min
Max pops into a new dimension just as Wilson arrives to take his doppelganger to an important meeting.
46: How many dimensions have you been to?
Apr 2 • 20 min
Max has a run-in with a peculiar police officer who is being aided by concerned citizen Wilson.
45: Grandpa Hiram
Mar 26 • 22 min
Wilson is relieved that Max made it to his Grandpa Hiram’s party just in time for his big speech.
44: I have the genie
Mar 19 • 16 min
Max interrupts Wilson’s big day with Red. Wilson is simultaneously flustered and very confused.
43: Cuckoo for Cocoa Fluffs
Mar 12 • 22 min
Wilson and the doctor try to help “cure” Max of his “delusions.”
42: Just don’t call him Woody
Mar 5 • 22 min
Max’s portal leads him into a shop tended by Wilson and the shop’s hard-nosed owner.
41: Look at how huge that vortex is
Feb 26 • 20 min
Wilson and his coworker are excited to learn about Max’s new and improved invention.
40: Clearly, I’m talking to my ding-dong
Feb 19 • 22 min
Max finds himself totally unable to see or hear Wilson’s assistant.
39: Welcome to the winter wonderland
Feb 12 • 20 min
Everything is closed for winter… permanently.
38: I make Maxes
Feb 5 • 22 min
Max encounters a Wilson who is amassing a very unusual—and personal— collection.
37: It IS The Stadium
Jan 29 • 16 min
Wilson and his opponent are rudely interrupted by Max just as they’re preparing to battle.
36: Everything to do with Groundhog Day
Jan 22 • 22 min
Max visits a dimension where “the holiday season” means something entirely different…
35: It’s NOT a game
Jan 15 • 18 min
Max encounters General Wilson and the Colonel in the midst of what he thinks is a familiar game.
34: We kind of blew it up
Jan 8 • 22 min
Max is taken in for processing by Wilson and his peppy AI friend Kevin.
33: A huge blunder for America
Jan 1 • 21 min
Wilson and his co-host rope Max into an unexpected guest appearance on an alternate dimension’s number one political podcast.
32: Not a Christmas story for kids
Dec 25, 2018 • 20 min
With a little help from Wilson and Santa, Max learns the true meaning of Christmas in a war-torn dimension.
31: It’s another one of THOSE days
Dec 18, 2018 • 20 min
Wilson and Max’s friend is having a bad day.
30: I’m trying to do good with my portal
Dec 11, 2018 • 21 min
Max isn’t the only one who has invented a device that opens portals to parallel dimensions…
29: The Evil Dimension
Dec 4, 2018 • 19 min
Max is forced to think on his feet when he drops in on Wilson and his TA in the midst of their evil tutoring session.
28: Literally the worst
Nov 27, 2018 • 21 min
Max and Wilson are interrupted by the daily inspection and try to talk their way out of trouble with the inspector.
27: Turkey Day!
Nov 20, 2018 • 22 min
Max is whisked away by Wilson and his gruff companion, who force him to participate in an urgent hunt.
26: Finally I can get rid of this G.D.
Nov 13, 2018 • 18 min
Wilson is overly excited about Max’s portal. Wilson’s best friend wants candy.
25: Why wouldn’t you want to be me?
Nov 6, 2018 • 21 min
Wilson and his wife are shocked and disgusted at Max’s unusually repulsive appearance.
24: G.H.O.S.T.
Oct 30, 2018 • 19 min
When Max foolishly ignores an old man’s dire warning he has a haunting encounter with Wilson.
23: It’s hard not really having a brain
Oct 23, 2018 • 23 min
An unfortunate series of events leads Wilson and his contractor to gravely mistake Max’s identity.
22: Now imagine cardboard
Oct 16, 2018 • 21 min
Max tries to explain to Wilson and his coworker Frank why he isn’t on the road, selling cardboard.
21: Melt, blow up, disintegrate, flatten…
Oct 9, 2018 • 18 min
Max pops into a dimension where Wilson is in the midst of a very odd feud with his very odd neighbor.
20: I can do it all, man
Oct 2, 2018 • 22 min
Wilson and his agent are convinced that Max’s sudden appearance is not just a friendly visit.
19: Have a banana margarita and just chill out
Sep 25, 2018 • 21 min
Max gets a much-needed vacation… sort of.
18: You’re not gonna steal MY pop tarts!
Sep 18, 2018 • 22 min
Max quickly runs into trouble as Wilson misunderstands his intentions and hails some app-based assistance.
17: Come and get your hug
Sep 11, 2018 • 22 min
Max briefly steps away from the lab…
16: It’s a game show
Sep 4, 2018 • 22 min
Wilson is a popular live-streamer with his own game show! Unfortunately, Wilson and the show’s host have some unpleasant surprises in store for Max…
15: Sliders!
Aug 28, 2018 • 16 min
Max and Wilson are the stars of a popular TV show in this dimension, but Max hasn’t come prepared…
14: I need to call my… consultant
Aug 21, 2018 • 22 min
A surprise emergency requires Wilson to call in his consultant to assist with Max’s special requests.
13: They do a good job pulling their weight
Aug 14, 2018 • 17 min
Wilson has a delightful new roommate in this dimension, ever since Max rage quit the country.
12: What is that in your hand?
Aug 7, 2018 • 20 min
A leery Wilson and his government employer question Max’s intentions and inquire about his universe.
11: That’s what the league is all about
Jul 31, 2018 • 20 min
Yet another alternate dimension Wilson and his friend James give Max the lowdown on their extreme league.
10: That seems lazy
Jul 24, 2018 • 19 min
Wilson shows Max that less can be more in a dimension where a key technology was never discovered.
9: Need to get rid of ’em
Jul 17, 2018 • 21 min
Wilson and a professional exterminator detail a peculiar infestation to Max.
8: What else would it be?
Jul 10, 2018 • 18 min
Max chats with a Wilson that has a very particular culinary fixation.
7: Really pretty chrome tubes
Jul 3, 2018 • 21 min
Wilson and his co-worker are suspicious of Max when he drops in on them at their unusual place of employment.
6: The body can only handle so much arm
Jun 26, 2018 • 19 min
Max meets a version of Wilson who is not happy to see him.
5: Is this a part of the training?
Jun 19, 2018 • 20 min
Wilson and his young employer misunderstand Max when he reveals his true identity.
4: We have a Floop
Jun 12, 2018 • 21 min
Max finally gets to bring back a souvenir from a dimension where a small change has added up to some big differences.
3: Hop on the Jet
Jun 5, 2018 • 22 min
Max travels to a dimension with an exciting method of transportation.
2: Perfect Strangers
May 29, 2018 • 20 min
Max visits a dimension where Wilson lives with an additional roommate who has an odd obsession.
1: The Bageltron 2000
May 22, 2018 • 13 min
Engineer and inventor Max Adams travels through an interdimensional portal created by his failed bagel-toasting invention the Bageltron 2000.