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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.

Aug 31, 2017

*trigger warning, we discuss domestic violence and sexual assault in this episode*

In part 2, we talk about the social issues and impact of the NFL and its players. Kate takes us through the charitable work of the league and the fines that happen when a player attempts to use there playtime as a platform. Matt brings us...


Aug 30, 2017

In part 1 of 2, Matt brings us through the long history of the NFL, the teams, mergers, and how became and ultimately gave up the status of a non-profit organization. We also talk about the dynasties, how the same teams keep winning, and what it's like love a team that hasn't had good years since before you...


Aug 23, 2017

This week Adrian brings us to the world of Azeroth. We talk about World of Warcraft, it's history, it's changes, and it's wide-reaching impact on pop culture consciousness and what it means to be a Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG). We hear Matt's "back in my day" stories, and Kate asks a lot...


Aug 18, 2017

We have to cut some great conversations from the episode for time, but we wanted to make sure you heard our thoughts on the well-done villains of the Marvel Netflix Universe.


Aug 16, 2017

SPOILERS! This week we talk Marvel! But not the MCU, no, this week we talk about how the Marvel Netflix Universe matters to fans, critics, and the image of Marvel superheroes. Up until the Netflix originals, Marvel wasn't known for gritty and violent drama, leaving much of the dark, broody, and bloody stories to the...