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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 19, 2020

With the Star Wars animated series, The Clone Wars, saved and coming back for it's seventh season this Friday on Disney+, we thought it was time to dedicate an episode to the series. Set between the events of Episode II and Episode III, The Clone Wars began as an other series than the one we know today and a film. Now,...


Feb 12, 2020

In honor of Survivor's 40th season premiering tonight, we're celebrating and dissecting the pop culture phenomena that changed the face of reality TV. From tribes to challenges and controversies, here's our take on it all, led by Kate, our Survivor superfan.


Feb 5, 2020

We're back! It's been a nice hiatus but now it's time to talk about the little blue hedgehog with super-fast red shows: Sonic. With the new movie hitting theaters later this month, we thought it was best to discuss the character that built SEGA and led them to be the only console to top Nintendo in the 16-bit era. This...


Episode 128: Sonic the Hedgehog Matters...But Why Tho?

Feb 5, 2020

We're back! It's been a nice hiatus but now it's time to talk about the little blue hedgehog with super-fast red shows: Sonic. With the new movie hitting theaters later this month, we thought it was best to discuss the character that built SEGA and led them to be the only console to top Nintendo in the 16-bit era. This...


Jan 24, 2020

It's been three years since our paths crossed with the military gaming charity Stack-Up. Back then the podcast was still in it's first year, on its first episode, and they were recording in the middle of a hallway on the last day of PAX South 2017. Now, at PAX South 2020, the leading military gaming charity has been...