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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.

Mar 29, 2017

Wrestlmania 33 is upon us and we wanna know if you're ready! In this episode Adrian, Ryan, and Kate talk about Professional Wrestling and the impact it's had on television, representation, charity-work, among other things. They're joined by life-long wrestling fan Tim. Adrian brings us through the history of...


Mar 26, 2017

On this BS Corner, Kate and Tom talk about their time at SXSW 2017 in Austin, TX. They talk about the Gaming Expo, how it has changed from it's free years to now. They give brief reviews of their favorite games and they both agree that the arcade (from Arcades4Home) was the best part of the expo. They also talk about...


Mar 24, 2017

In the spirit of comic books and superheroes, Kate teams up with JR Forasteros from the StoryMen podcast. They discuss Marvel's Iron Fist, the fourth Netflix Original superhero show, and the final addition to the future mini-series The Defenders. The show has taken a dragon punch to the chest from critics, but what do...


Mar 22, 2017

From the arcade to the console, Mortal Kombat had wide appeal to gamers and with 20 games and more coming out, it's still loved today. But why do we still play it? Why is the theme song so damn catchy? Why is there a quote about Mortal Kombat from Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan?

In this episode we talk about why...


Mar 15, 2017

In this March 6th episode, Kate, Adrian, and Tom talk about the only thing that mattered that week in popular culture: LOGAN. The final in the Wolverine Trilogy (and vaguely in the X-Men Cinematic Universe) marks the end of Hugh Jackman's 17-year run as Wolverine. With a great performance from Sir Patrick Stewart as...