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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.

Feb 9, 2017

This week we tackle the cultural phenomenon: Star Trek. As the first episode were we talk about the importance of the Star trek,  Tom talks about his love for The Original Series and its role in pioneering a new and diverse television in the 60s. Kate explains The Next Generation's role in technology, ethics, and education. And Adrian makes sure that Deep Space 9 gets a seat at the Star Trek table and talks about the shift in religious representation.

Let us know how you feel about the Trek!

Also we apologize for all the "Star Wars" mess-ups!!