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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.

Jun 13, 2018

Do you smell what The Rock is cooking? We do! This week, our resident wrestling aficionado Adrian brings us through the history of the The Rock and his move being one of the highest paid actors and his career outside wrestling. Dwayne Johnson has gone from troubled childhood to wrestling fame to international stardom....


Jun 6, 2018

This week Kate brings us through her favorite trilogy in existence: The Lord of the Rings. As a follow-up to our J.R.R. Tolkien episode, we explore the world of Middle Earth, talk about our fears for the Amazon show, and talk about how this genre series won the Academy when all other genre films struggle to get...


Jun 5, 2018

We saw Solo: A Star Wars Story and the feelings are all over the place. Some good, some bad, and some just bland. We dig into spoilers and Adrian explains how things began getting recanonized by Disney in this movie. We do it all with our special guest Ryan Kapioski from the Game Boys and The Firekeepers podcasts...


May 30, 2018

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Thomas Delfi, Executive Director and Founder of Nerdtino Enetertainment Studios and the Nerdtino Expo. As the first Latinx comic con on the East coast, they focus on promoting the presence of and history of Latinx, Hispanic, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latinx, and Iberian creators in...


May 27, 2018

Get your chimichangas ready and hold onto tight to your loved one's butt, we're talking Deadpool 2. There are spoilers everywhere, so make sure you've seen the movie before listening OR you just don't care. Find out what we thought about the Merc with the Mouth and the new characters.