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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 26, 2018

This week we talked all about 2018. We talk about the highs, the lows, the premieres, the surprises, and everything else we could think of. From fun facts and memes, to underrate content and disappointments, join as we look back on the past year in pop culture and our podcast.


Dec 24, 2018

We saw the latest in the DCEU film franchise: Aquaman.  Directed by James Wan and starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, and Patrick Wilson, we head under the sea to review the adventure-superhero-kaiju movie. We talk about the film's Polynesian influences, Momoa's joy for playing the character, and how Wan brought his...


Dec 19, 2018

This week we tackle the icon: John Williams. Having been credited with bridging the gap between motion picture soundtracks and true classical music, Williams has had a hand in some of the largest franchises in pop culture. Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and Indiana Jones to name a few. We talk about his long history of...


Dec 12, 2018

This week we honor the late and great Stephen Hillenburg, by looking at why Spongebob Squarepants matters to pop culture, our childhoods, and beyond. We talk about how Hillenburg's marine biology background influenced his path towards creating our favorite sponge. From his origins as an educational comic book to the...


Dec 5, 2018

This week we remember and celebrate Stan "The Man" Lee. From a writer with dreams of writing a well-known screenplay to leading the Marvel Revolution and establishing the company we know today, Stan is irreplaceable. We talk a little about his history but more about the ways he changed the comics industry, fought for...