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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.

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. 


May 22, 2018

Today is Overwatch's 2 year anniversary, and to honor it, we're talking about why Blizzard's hero shooter matters. With one of the largest player base of any FPS and accolades for both game play and diverse characters, Overwatch has become a cultural phenomenon. With help from our special guest Ryan, from the Gameboys...


May 21, 2018

This past April at PAX East 2018 we got a chance to meet the founders of Bebo, an all in one broadcasting app. When we say all-in-one we mean it. It eliminates the need for multiple open windows and accounts by merging elements of StreamLabs notifications, OBS,  overlay makers like StreamElements, and even provides a...


May 16, 2018

This week takes us through her favorite fandom: the Legendarium of Middle-earth and the guy who wrote it. They talk about the fantasy genre he reinvigorated, religion, the themes of his work and even how he became beloved by the counter-culture. So sit back, smoke some pipeweed, and check out how why Tolkien matters...