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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.

Dec 21, 2017

Why is Star Wars still smashing the box office and outselling other franchises after 40 years? This week we tell you why George Lucas’ Star Wars turned from science fiction blockbuster to the backbone of American mythology. From the height of being nerdy to becoming pop culture references that every in our pop culture galaxy know and love. The Original Trilogy Matters…But Why Tho?

All music in this episode belongs to the Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm Ltd. and was composed by John Williams.