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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.

Apr 30, 2017

Last weekend, Adrian made his way to El Paso Comic Con (EPCON). In this BSC, he recpas the con with Tom and his wife and new cosplayer Stefani. They talk about the art, cosplay, and charities they saw. The people they met, and Stefani gives you some insight into what goes into cosplaying at a convention. 

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Apr 26, 2017

In honor of International Alien day, Ryan takes the crew through his favorite movie franchise of all time: Alien. We explore the history behind the storytelling and production of the films and ultimately spend most of the time about how Ellen Ripley goes down in the history of science fiction and action movies as a...


Apr 22, 2017

This week we cover Star Wars Celebration and talk about our favorite easter eggs in video games, movies, and television. Ryan leads us in with some awesome video games, Kate gets deep with a Luke Cage syllabus, Adrian makes sure we give Pixar some love, and Tom bridges a gap from video games to film with his love of...


Apr 19, 2017

This week we talk about the developer that is synonymous with the Western RPG genre: Bioware. We try to cover its long history in an hour and highlight the games that make Bioware matter. Tom brings us through the D&D years with Baldur's Gate. Adrian introduces Kate to the world of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic...


Apr 15, 2017

In this week's side-show, Kate, Ryan, and Adrian talk about the week and a half leading up to April 10th. That means: Destiny 2, Marvel Comics controversy (plus Kate's favorite current series being nominated for Hugo Awards), the Mass Effect: Andromeda patch, and the comic book arc smoothie that is the Thor: Ragnarok...