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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.

Nov 13, 2019

** Spoiler Warning: We discuss key plot points and themes in the book series that the TV series of the same name is based on**

With the new HBO/BBC series out, we figured it's time to grab our daemons and head into the world of Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials. In this episode with the help of Aaron from the...


Nov 13, 2019

I got the chance to speak with Ultramechatron Team Go! creator and star Mike Trapp about the creation of the series, his inspiration, and the work that goes into the comedy of show. Additionally, he talks about his role in the show as the useless torso helps him let loose and have some fun.

Ultramechatron Team Go! from...


Nov 6, 2019

This week we're diving into the long history of Scooby-Doo. Find out how this Hanna-Barbera cartoon became a childhood staple for generations and why it continues to delight young fans. This episode we track its creation, it's longevity, and of course talk about how at the end of the day it's always just a rich old man...


Nov 5, 2019

New York City Comic-Con may have happened last month, but our contributor has the inside scoop on round tables with the cast of ABC's EmergenceHulu's Castle Rock,  NBC's Lincoln, and even Samantha Bee's new mobile game that aims to get people involved in their local elections. This episode is a little different...


Oct 30, 2019

It's that time of the year and after a month of checking out the horrifying, the macabre, and the things we remember from our childhood we're turning to Halloween and talking about all the things we love watching during the spookiest of holidays. With recommendations from Halloweentown, Trick 'r Treat, and Hocus Pocus...