What's That About?



Luke and Don take a look at the topics and trends that make them raise their eyebrows and wonder, what's that about?


  • #54 Why are pimple popping videos so popular?

    #54 Why are pimple popping videos so popular?

    14/02/2019 Duration: 23min

    Pimples, they're the worst... but podcasts about pimples are the best! This episode we look at why pimple popping videos are so popular.  

  • #53 Lie Detectors

    #53 Lie Detectors

    02/02/2019 Duration: 22min

    This week we discuss Lie Detectors. Specifically, how they work, how accurate they are and how to beat them. Luke also does an inadvertent impression of a loony tunes character. 

  • #52 Why are people attracted to murderers and serial killers?

    #52 Why are people attracted to murderers and serial killers?

    10/01/2019 Duration: 21min

    Years ago, two hard working lads named Luke and Don couldn't get a crumb with the ladies. At the same time, hundreds of serial killers and murderers were getting fan mail from women who wanted to date and marry them. It hurt then, and it hurts now. This episode we investigate what that's all about!

  • #51 Why do finger nails grow faster than toe nails?

    #51 Why do finger nails grow faster than toe nails?

    03/01/2019 Duration: 22min

    We're back! After spending 18 months trying to come up with a new podcast idea, we came up with absolutely nothing. So, with our tail firmly between our legs, we present to you our newest what's that about episode on an extremely hard hitting topic.... why do finger nails grow faster than tow nails?

  • #50 The Final Episode: The Best Bits of Whats That About

    #50 The Final Episode: The Best Bits of What's That About

    04/08/2017 Duration: 01h29min

    This week we release our 50th and final episode of What's that about? To go out with a bang, we put on the heavy duty gloves, face mask and DIY work clothes and chiseled out our favourite bits from the previous 49 episodes. It was a dirty and confronting job but someone had to do it (and Mum and Warren Groom weren't available). It's really more appropriately called the 'least worst bits of what's that about'. If you only listen to one episode, make it this one. We hope you enjoy it. Luke and Don

  • #49.5 Urban Legends

    #49.5 Urban Legends

    06/07/2017 Duration: 25min

    This episode we discuss Urban Legends. We also tackle the age old quandary of how to react when someone accidentally spits on your face during a conversation....as well as what to do when someone has been calling you by the wrong name and you've left it too long to correct them.

  • #49 Fidget Spinners (and other fads)

    #49 Fidget Spinners (and other fads)

    22/06/2017 Duration: 17min

    This week we discuss fidget spinners, as well as some of our favourite fads from the past. Luke also pulls out the first documented "Dr Fad" reference in 25 years.

  • #48 Freemasons

    #48 Freemasons

    08/06/2017 Duration: 23min

    In this episode we talk freemasons, secret handshakes, and manly aprons. We also tackle one of life's biggest dilemmas, what to do when you forget to wear deodorant to work.

  • #47 Americans dont use kettles!? (and other interesting country facts)

    #47 Americans don't use kettles!? (and other interesting country facts)

    29/04/2017 Duration: 17min

    After reeling from the news that Americans don't use kettles, we've set out to discover more interesting facts from around the world.

  • #46 Weird things human bodies do

    #46 Weird things human bodies do

    14/04/2017 Duration: 19min

    This week we discuss some of the weird thing's that human bodies do, like hiccups, yawning, stitches, and ice cream headaches to name just a few.

  • #45 Road Rage

    #45 Road Rage

    31/03/2017 Duration: 20min

    This week we discuss road rage, an episode no one with anger management issues can afford to miss. Sorry if that's offensive, please don't hurt us!

  • #44 Smiling at Bad News

    #44 Smiling at Bad News

    24/02/2017 Duration: 12min

    Ever smiled when hearing bad news or when someone tells you a sad story? Well, you're a terrible person......but so are we! This episode we try figure out why this happens.

  • #43 Why do you get prune fingers in the bath?

    #43 Why do you get prune fingers in the bath?

    01/02/2017 Duration: 12min

    This episode we look at why fingers turn into prunes when you're in the bath. It's an episode no prune buff or person with fingers can afford to miss. The answer is surprisingly interesting.

  • #42 Ouija Boards

    #42 Ouija Boards

    19/01/2017 Duration: 21min

    This week we investigate Ouija Boards. Are they fake, or are they just fake? We canvased the internet for the best Ouija board stories, and then we reveal what the experts think.

  • #41 New Years Resolutions (replay) - with 2017 Update!

    #41 New Years Resolutions (replay) - with 2017 Update!

    02/01/2017 Duration: 23min

    This week we discuss our new years resolutions for 2017, and then revisit the new years resolutions episode from last year.

  • 2016 Christmas Special: Miracle on Whats That About Street

    2016 Christmas Special: Miracle on What's That About Street

    23/12/2016 Duration: 29min

    We're back for the 2016 Christmas special...which for some reason we keep calling the 2017 Christmas special, don't mind us!

  • #39 Donald Trump, whats he about? (replay)

    #39 Donald Trump, what's he about? (replay)

    19/10/2016 Duration: 11min

    In light of Donald Trump being even more Trumpyish than usual of late, we've decided to re-release our episode discussing Trump and some of his career "highlights".

  • #38 Man Flu

    #38 Man Flu

    20/07/2016 Duration: 15min

    This week we discuss the science behind Man Flu. We're taking a few months off after this episode so Don can concentrate on his zumba classes, and to a lesser extent because Luke is having a baby.

  • #37 Cryonics

    #37 Cryonics

    27/06/2016 Duration: 13min

    This week we talk about people who want to be frozen and then brought back to life. Warning: May contain traces of shrinkage jokes.

  • #36 Cults

    #36 Cults

    16/06/2016 Duration: 17min

    The end of the world is coming..... you'd better listen to this episode about cults post haste!

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