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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.

May 22, 2019

This week, we're discussing the animated Disney classic: Aladdin. With the help of special guest Swara Salih, we go through the origin of the story of Aladdin, how it has been retold, the production history of the one we all know and love from 1993, and we get into how the film means so much to so many people while also discussing the problematic tropes it employs.