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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 27, 2019

With the 20th anniversary of The Matrix this month, we decided it about time we tackled the One. This week we're joined by special guest Carolyn, from So Here's What Happened. As a freelance journalist, film critic, and lover of martial arts we tackle why this 1999 film bent all the metaphorical pop culture spoons. We...


Mar 25, 2019

We had the honor of covering the South by Southwest 2019 Film Festival, there Matt saw his favorite film of the year so far, Apollo 11. In this interview, Matt sits down to discuss the film with its director and producer Todd Douglas Miller. They discuss how long assembling 9 days worth of footage from multiple people...


Mar 20, 2019

This week the team takes a look at Matt Groening's Futurama. But why does an adult animated show about the future, science fiction, emotions, and Zoidbergs matter anyway? Adrian leads us through the history fo the show and a rundown of some of the most impactful episodes of the series to find out.


Mar 13, 2019

This week, the team dives into Project Apollo. With the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, Matt leads the crew through the history of the entire Apollo program, they discuss the numerous movies, debates around space exploration, and the future. Tune into this episode for some science, pop culture, and a whole lot of...


Mar 12, 2019

SXSW 2019 is in full swing and over the weekend Kate and LaNeysha from So Here's What Happened got a chance to sit down with American Gods' Mousa Kraish and Omid Abtahi, who play the Jinn and Salim respectively. But instead of American Gods, they talk comic books, anime, and everything nerdy in the middle of...