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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.

Oct 31, 2017

On Halloween night in 1978 there was a killing spree in Haddonfield, Illinois. Made on a small budget and grossing millions of dollars, John Carpenter's Halloween cemented the path of slashers and gave rise to one of the most iconic villains: Michael Myers and all those to follow. To celebrate the Kate's favorite...


Oct 25, 2017

Happy Halloween month! 21 years, 26 games, and 6 live action movies later, the Resident Evil franchise is still holding it's spot in video game history. Resident horror buff, Kate brings us through one of her favorite video games. She walks the guys through the games, gives us a break down of the games, and maps out...


Oct 18, 2017

22 years after her death, this Tejano legend is still revered, loved, and idolized, but why tho? This week Kate sat down with Justine and Brittney from the true crime podcast It's About Damn Crime to talk about La Reina, The Mexican Madonna, The Queen of Tejano, Selena Quintanilla Perez.

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Oct 11, 2017

In honor of Assassin's Creed Origins, we headed into the world of Ubisoft's 10 year old franchise: Assassin's Creed. Matt brings us trough the game's story, mythology, and how it became one of the most successful franchises. Matt also explains how the franchise went from one of his all-time favorites to one he skips. ...


Oct 6, 2017

In part 2 of this week's conversation about the CWverse, we talk about how the DC TV shows have succeeded in casting and writing diverse characters, how relationships are at the heart of our heroes' stories, and how the CW was able to build worlds for each of the shows that feel distinct but fit together perfectly....