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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 27, 2019

This week is all about the lasting love of Turtle Power as we cover Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - and if you didn't read that name to the tune of the song,  who are you? Adrian brings us through the early beginnings as an adult comic, to the toy marketing,  animated television show, and of course all three rounds of...


Nov 26, 2019

I got the chance to speak with Barajas and Gonzo about this groundbreaking work, published by Top Cow Productions, an imprint of Image Comics. We spoke about the importance of telling our histories as people of color who have been erased and more importantly the pressure of bringing those stories to life....


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...