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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.

Mar 20, 2019

This week the team takes a look at Matt Groening's Futurama. But why does an adult animated show about the future, science fiction, emotions, and Zoidbergs matter anyway? Adrian leads us through the history fo the show and a rundown of some of the most impactful episodes of the series to find out.


Mar 13, 2019

This week, the team dives into Project Apollo. With the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, Matt leads the crew through the history of the entire Apollo program, they discuss the numerous movies, debates around space exploration, and the future. Tune into this episode for some science, pop culture, and a whole lot of...


Mar 12, 2019

SXSW 2019 is in full swing and over the weekend Kate and LaNeysha from So Here's What Happened got a chance to sit down with American Gods' Mousa Kraish and Omid Abtahi, who play the Jinn and Salim respectively. But instead of American Gods, they talk comic books, anime, and everything nerdy in the middle of...


Mar 6, 2019

This week, we have a Patreon picked episode topic: Naruto. The crew talks about the almost 20-year franchise and how it's become an anime that marks a generation, all with the help of Grant from Gilmore Ball Z. We talk about weird running form, themes throughout the show, the staying power of the show, the big Dragon...


Mar 4, 2019

We have a bonus episode this week! With the help of Lizzy, from Pilots and Petards, and Ash, from the Safari Zone Podcast and Skyhoppers, we sat down to talk with Jeremy Whitley, writer of Marvel's  The Unstoppable Wasp, to talk about everything Wasp. We talk about the representation of mental health in comics, all the...