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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.

Aug 29, 2018

The toy that has been around since the 1940s makes everything awesome. From education and scientific research to licensed toy sets and master builders, Lego is everywhere. This week we track the company and the brick's innovations, history, and why it's the most recognizable brand in the world. 

Aug 22, 2018

Episode 73 is a first for us! This week our Patreon patron Brad chose the topic with his sub to our top tier on the platform: The Beatles. With over half a century since they blasted into the music scene and started the British Invasion here in the states, there is a lot to cover! Join us as we talk their establishment...

Aug 15, 2018

This week we revisit an old episode. That game world beyond what we could fit into an hour and with the new expansion, Battle for Azeroth, coming out we wanted to step back into the World of Warcraft and take a deep dive into the lore. We're joined by WoW fan and program director for Stack Up, Elvis Walden. So get...

Aug 1, 2018

This week, we jump on the trolley and take a trip to the Neighborhood of Make Beleive as we talk about why Fred Rogers matters years after his show finished and his death. In today's world, we seem to need his kindness, advocacy, and attention to emotions more than ever. Did you watch him growing up? Find out about the...