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Welcome to But Why Tho? the podcast, where we talk about the parts of popular culture that people say matter and ask the question but why tho?

 

Kate, Adrian, and Matt answer this question with through passion, geekdom, history and even some scholarship.

Feb 24, 2017

We're back at it again with some BS. Tonight a sick Kate talks us through her adventures in horror while she was sick with the flu over the weekend. She gushes about Netflix Original: Santa Clarita Diet and it's campy fun and then she talks about new horror anthology The XX. Adrian talks about taking horror into...


Feb 23, 2017

This week talk about Reality TV. How it started, who made it famous, and our guilty pleasures. 

With over 700 unscripted shows on television as of last year, reality TV is bigger than ever and there are no signs of it slowing down. But why tho? In this episode Tom talks about his childhood love of COPS and shows how it...


Feb 15, 2017

On today's episode, we talk about one of Marvel's most well-known and influential series: The X-Men. 

We're joined by a super special guest Ryan (@RyanSmellers) from our PAX recap episode. He talks about the comic book history, including some of the most creative authors, illustrators and a Rob Liefeld. Kate then uses...


Feb 9, 2017

This week we tackle the cultural phenomenon: Star Trek. As the first episode were we talk about the importance of the Star trek,  Tom talks about his love for The Original Series and its role in pioneering a new and diverse television in the 60s. Kate explains The Next Generation's role in technology, ethics,...


Feb 9, 2017

This week we all went to PAX South 2017 in San Antonio, TX. In this episode we talk about our favorite video games, table tops, cosplay, charities, and organizations* that were at the con. For more information and how you can get involved with some of the non-profits and community organizations we talked about, check...