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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 23, 2018

We watched the 18th installment in the MCU, Black Panther. Directed by Ryan Coogler, it proved that super-hero fatigue means nothing and good movies break records and builds out a new world we have never seen. It marks a change in the MCU and leaves fans wanting more. We brought back Ritz from our Black Panther...


Feb 21, 2018

This week we welcome back Swara Salih from the Beltway Banthas podcast to talk about one of his and Adrian's favorite cartoons, Avatar: The Last Airbender. However, we can't talk Airbender without talking The Legend of Korra. The American TV show aired on Nickelodeon and quickly grew to become a favorite with kids...


Feb 19, 2018

This week we sat down with Elvis from Stack Up to talk about what has changed since we last spoke in Episode 19. As Program Director of the Stack Up Overwatch Program (StOP), he explained how the charity had grown in the last year and how the organization is using StOP to bring awareness to suicide prevention and...


Feb 14, 2018

600+ episodes, 29 years, The Simpsons have not only parodied pop culture, but created it too. This week, we welcome back Alex from What We Talk About When We Talk About, Frightday.com, and Game Boys podcast. We talk about the cultural impact, the math, and how the show has become a fortune teller for the...


Feb 7, 2018

For over 50 years, the Black Panther has inspired people from the pages of Marvel, in a week, he will take his rightful place on the big screen, but why tho? Why do we still care about Black Panther, Wakanda and the man under the mask: T'Challa. With special guest Sceritz aka Ritz, host of @WakandaIVLyfe (a Black...