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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.

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...


Oct 29, 2019

Netflix Original Rattlesnake is closing out the month of October for the platform with solid psychological horror uses the supernatural and morality in the best ways. At the Austin Film Festival, I got a chance to speak with the film's writer-director Zak Hilditch about storytelling, subverting expectations, and how...


Oct 24, 2019

Directed By Zach Lamplugh and co-written by Lamplugh & Brian Emond, The Vice Guide to Bigfoot is a paranormal comedy follows a millennial reporter, Brian (Emond) on the most important assignment of his career: Bigfoot. As the Austin Film Festival was gearing up to begin, I got the chance to sit down with Lamplugh and...


Oct 23, 2019

We're continuing out spooky streak for October with the Wes Craven classic: Nightmare on Elm Street. With the help of Alex, assignment editor at Frightday.com, we take a look back at the 9 films, the cultural impact they had, how absolutely absurd they are, and of course fo in-depth on the first one. We also break down...


Oct 16, 2019

This week, we're continuing the spooky season with an episode dedicated to Clive Barker's Hellraiser. Initially, a novella from Barker named the Hellbound Heart, we talk about Hellraiser's production, story, and how it rocked the horror world. Plus, we get into the weirdness of cenobites, the commentary on pleasure and...