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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 16, 2018

This week takes us through her favorite fandom: the Legendarium of Middle-earth and the guy who wrote it. They talk about the fantasy genre he reinvigorated, religion, the themes of his work and even how he became beloved by the counter-culture. So sit back, smoke some pipeweed, and check out how why Tolkien matters with some Middle-earth fans.