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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.

Apr 24, 2019

This week, we cover the highest grossing movie franchise of all time and the series that brought comics to life in the grandest of ways: The MCU. They've made us laugh, they've made us cry, they've pretty much made us feel everything and it was a long road to get here. This episode, we cover the production history, the...


Apr 18, 2019

The theme of our podcast is: pop culture matters. On My Blocka show about brown and Black teens in the community of Freeridge coming-of-age, living, and adventuring with the odds against them fits that theme. In this special episode, Kate and Adrian sit down to talk with Julio Macias, one of the show's breakout stars....


Apr 17, 2019

This week, we cover the best-selling boy band of all time: the Backstreet Boys. We talk about their long and still going career, status as 1990s icons, and how they kickstarted the early 2000s boy band craze. We cover all of this with the help of Manny Perez, associate community manager at Bethesda, who relives his own...


Apr 10, 2019

This week we talk about the 60 year old franchise that is as timeless as it is terrifying: The Twilight Zone. We talk about its social themes, its remakes, and how it has maintained a place in our lives, with same problems, decades after airing. We do it all with the help of Alex, from What We Talk About When We Talk...


Apr 3, 2019

This week, the crew honors ten years since we visited Pawnee, Indiana. That's right, they're covering Parks and Recreation. From the excellent comedy, the careers that the show launched, and the cult following it grew, the crew talks about everything thing they can. But they don't just cover the stuff in the show. From...