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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 15, 2018

This week we revisit an old episode. That game world beyond what we could fit into an hour and with the new expansion, Battle for Azeroth, coming out we wanted to step back into the World of Warcraft and take a deep dive into the lore. We're joined by WoW fan and program director for Stack Up, Elvis Walden. So get...


Aug 1, 2018

This week, we jump on the trolley and take a trip to the Neighborhood of Make Beleive as we talk about why Fred Rogers matters years after his show finished and his death. In today's world, we seem to need his kindness, advocacy, and attention to emotions more than ever. Did you watch him growing up? Find out about the...


Jul 27, 2018

Matt and Kate got to see the sixth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise early. Did the action film live up to Matt's excitement from episode 70? Tune in for their take on Mission: Impossible -- Fallout. Find out where they rank it with this year's movies and whether or not they recommend it. 


Jul 27, 2018

In this episode, Kate and LaNeysha head to Amestris! This week they watched the Netflix-US released Fullmetal Alchemist from 2017. A Japanese live-action adaptation of the beloved anime, they talk about how they brought iconic anime moments to life, how they changed the story, and ultimately the wig...


Jul 25, 2018

Did you know that the Mission Impossible franchise has been around since the 1960s? Kate and Adrian didn't! This week Matt is leading us through the almost 60-year history of the IMF and how it came to be the action-packed passion project for Tom Cruise. We dare you to get the theme song out of your head once you...