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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 27, 2018

It's a little bit of dinosaurs and a whole lot of humans as we review Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. As promised Adrian pitches Jurassic World 3. The plot may be as spliced together as an Indoraptor's DNA but did our dinosaur-loving hosts enjoy the latest in the Jurassic Park franchise? Find out now.


Jun 21, 2018

This week we were honored to talk with Nathaniel Moon himself, Sherman Augustus. In this conversation, we talked with him about his transition from the NFL into acting, how he became a martial artist, what to expect in the last 8-episodes of season 3, and just how hard it is to film the iconic wuxia inspired fight...


Jun 20, 2018

It's been 25 years since we entered Jurassic Park but the nostalgia of dinosaurs, science, and ultimately Jeff Goldblum still captures our hearts and imaginations. Jurassic Park has inspired a franchise, a generation of paleontologists and geneticists, and changed the landscape of practical effects. Matt leads us...


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...