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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.

Jun 26, 2019

We know they get a bad rap, but as the first to attempt a universe we have to talk about them, the X-Men Movies. This week we cover why the films still get talked about today, how they paved the road for the current super hero love, and ultimately dropped the ball. 

Jun 19, 2019

This week we talk about the Men In Black franchise. It started with a dark comic series based on the urban legend (conspiracy?) about Men dressed in black exorcising demons and killing aliens. In 1997 the focus became the secret government organization tasked with protecting the Earth and managing our relationship with...

Jun 12, 2019

This week we dive into the game that made its founder a billionaire by selling their company via twitter: Minecraft. Beyond that, Minecraft has been a stable cultural phenomenon for a while now, so we decided to look into it. In this episode we learn about how Minecraft was made, the community around it, and ultimately...

Jun 5, 2019

In this episode, Kate and Matt discuss the consequences of living life on the internet and how your social media profiles, podcasts, and other content can be used to harm and help you. Have you thought about your internet profile? They did.

Jun 5, 2019

Married couple Kate and Matt talk about a lot of things when they aren't recording our flagship podcast. In this Episode 0, find out why they decided to start this new podcast, what they're going to be talking about in the future, and more. 

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