Solutions to Problems

20 EpisodesProduced by Nathan Comstock, Austin Hendricks, and Michael F. Gill

Solutions to Problems is a Dear Prudence style advice podcast set on a space station in some version of the future hovering over some version of Earth. Join us every other Friday for advice on work, relationships, time travel paradoxes, and the occasional brain parasite. Now available on RadioPublic… read more

20 Episodes | 2017 - 2018

Episode 1: Two Body Problem

August 29th, 2017


Widely syndicated and beloved INTERGALACTIC RADIO PROGRAM Solutions to Problems welcomes a new co-host this week to discuss problems with humans, …

Episode 2: Ranking Your Friends

September 15th, 2017


In this week's Solutions to Problems: our hosts contemplate nicknames, when your mate won't participate in the culling ritual, how to wrap your heads …

Episode 3: Barbabrababs

September 29th, 2017


Loaf and Janet discuss the pros and cons of joining a collective, what to do when you're left out of the fantasy baseball league just because you …

Episode 4: What is a phone, even?

October 13th, 2017


This week Janet and Loaf tackle overly invasive phones, limericks, and how to handle your co-workers when you've seen species rise and fall against the backdrop of an uncaring universe.

For more information and episode …

Episode 5: Dangerous and Illegal Time Tourism

October 27th, 2017


In this special edition of Solutions to Problems, Officer Nassif drops by to advise us on the difference between time travel and time dilation, if …

Episode 6: The Big Game

November 10th, 2017


In this episode, Loaf and Janet discuss the upcoming Big Game, the merits of travel over putting down roots, how to deal with the aftermath of a time loop, and what to do when you have a disturbing lack of faith in your …

Episode 7: Brain Parasites and You

November 24th, 2017


This week, Loaf and Janet receive a message from a battle cruiser, discuss how to make an informed decision on whether or not to get a Todavian brain parasite, counsel a teenage girl on her new universe-bending powers, …

Episode 8: Possibly-a-Robot Moments

December 8th, 2017


In this episode: Nassif returns to advice on a new time travel dilemma, a Grapnofalian pilot writes in about a crush on her boss, and what to do when your girlfriend might be a replicant. For more information about our …

Episode 9: That's Not a Unicycle, Those Are My Legs

December 22nd, 2017


In this episode: what to do when you're mistaken for non-sapient, how to handle a body swapping boyfriend, when simulations have you asking 'Is …

Episode 10: Under New Management (Season 1 Finale!)

January 5th, 2018

Officer Nassif and Frankie return for our season finale. With the Grapnofalians in control of their solar system, the crew struggle to do their …

Bonus: Behind the Scenes of Season 1

January 30th, 2018


In this EXCLUSIVE BONUS EPISODE, a person who is definitely Not Michael interviews the actors and writers behind Season 1. Also included: bloopers, …

Season 2 Announcement!

July 27th, 2018


Season 2 of Solutions to Problems starts August 31st! Austin, Nathan, and Michael fill you in on all the details, including new ways to support the …

Mini Ep. 1: Loaf's Voicemails

August 31st, 2018


A collection of messages left in the voicemail inbox of an ambiguously named radio co-host during his hibernation period. Good news though - it's …

Mini Ep. 2: Janet's Voicemails

September 14th, 2018


A collection of messages left in the voicemail inbox of a selves-obsessed, hyper-capitalistic radio co-host, during her time traveling shenanigans. …

Mini Ep. 3: Office Announcements

September 28th, 2018


Melody updates the employees of IFM2 Subspace Radio on office news and upcoming events.

The voice of Melody is Chloe Cunha. Solutions to Problems is …

Episode 11: I've Deleted Grandma

October 12th, 2018


Janet and Periwinkle get back into the swerve of things for an AI-themed show, with a very special (if unintended) guest in studio. They tackle when to come out as a sentient being, how to be a good virtual assistant, …

Episode 12: Groupthink United

October 26th, 2018

Janet and Loaf tackle accidental co-parenting, omnipotent teens, lonely planets, a space cult, and gets some help from everyone's favorite time …

Episode 13: 87 Ghostcabbages

November 9th, 2018


Janet and Loaf discuss the culpability of inter-dimensional hookups, how to avoid ritual combat when everyone else is doing it, and check in with …

Episode 14: You Only Live Eight Times

November 23rd, 2018


Janet and Loaf discuss the pitfalls of non-humans adopting humans, what to do when your past lives start developing anxiety, and how to define infidelity when your partner is only having affairs with alternate versions …

Episode 15: I Love You But I've Chosen Trash

December 7th, 2018


Janet, Loaf, and station AI Melody discuss how to handle a partner who experiences media on a completely different level, how to fit in with your …

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