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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.

Mar 30, 2018

In the sequel to Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim we get jaegers, drones, and Kaiju and things in between. Kate and Adrian bring you through the movie and talk about their likes and dislikes in Pacific Rim Uprising, how Jon Boyega needs to be in more things, and how mechs should move given the laws of anime.  


Mar 28, 2018

In honor of Avengers: Infinity War coming out next month, we talk about a hero has risen from the B-list to the foundation Marvel Cinematic Universe and one of the most recognizable heroes of our time: Iron Man. Matt brings us through his comic book history, appearances in video games and television and tops it off with...


Mar 26, 2018

We saw Tomb Raider, the adaptation of the 2013 reboot franchise focused around a new and different Lara Croft. Directed by Roar Uthaug and staring Alicia Vikander as our adventurer and tomb raider, Lara Croft. We a synopsis, our thoughts, and talk about this movie, and game, differ from the classic Lara that Angelina...


Mar 21, 2018

This week's episode was supposed to be about the Kaiju genre, but through our research one thing was clear: Godzilla is the one that matters. the longest running film franchise ever and over 60 years old, this giant nuclear mutated sea monster is pop culture heavy weight. 


Mar 14, 2018

This week, Adrian wanted to get on the lighter side of things so we talked about Shrek and how it kicked off Dreamworks animation. It may seem like a small kids movie, but the numbers and spin-offs solidly put Shrek as a memorable pop culture moment...but why tho?