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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.

Nov 29, 2017

This week we talk about the highest grossing media franchise ever, one of the longest running series, and a franchise that has been a card game, a manga, an anime, a video game, and a gateway to otaku status for kids in the US: Pokémon. Adrian brings us through one of his first fandoms and explains how it has been able...


Nov 22, 2017

Did Justice League save the DCEU? Can you really not save the world alone? Find out on our spoiler-filled review of Warner Brothers' Justice League. We take you through the movie with our thoughts on what appears to be a very divisive movie among comic book fans and movie-goers. 

Music Used: Come Together by Gary Clark...


Nov 22, 2017

This week we talk about why we need anti-heroes as we explore Frank Castle, The Punisher. We talk about his history, his trauma and why chaotic good is sometimes the only way to counter chaotic evil. We cover why he's important in the Marvel universe, in the world of anti-heroes, and why veterans and active duty...


Nov 15, 2017

With the Justice League movie coming out this weekend (Nov. 17th) we decided to revisit Bruce Timm's early 2000s animated series and it's sequel. Justice League and Justice League: Unlimited is loved by critics and fans alike and defined the League and it's heroes for a generation of comic book and...


Nov 9, 2017

We saw Thor: Ragnarok opening night, but you still have to! This episode spoils everything about the movie. We go into our takes on the cast, the music, and the fresh new dynamic that the director, Taika Waititi brought to the MCU. So, where does the third installment of the Thor series rank for us? Does this blow...