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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 26, 2020

This episode is sponsored by Podcorn*

My Hero Academia has exploded quickly over the last four years. From the pages of Shonen Jump to the English translation from Viz Media and the distribution of simuldub episodes on FUNimation, this superhero manga and anime has taken over weeb hearts everywhere. In this episode, in...

Feb 25, 2020

Dead End Kids, was one of the breakout indie hits of 2019 with the first issue alone when one to sell more than 7000 copies over two printings. From writer, Frank Gogol, the series was a coming-of-age story that resonated with many readers. Now, with his second miniseries, No Heroine, Gogol is exploring deep themes of...

Feb 25, 2020

Eddie Martinez stars as Vic Soto in USA Network’s series, "The Sinner," as a former Marine and rising star detective who works alongside Ambrose (Bill Pullman) at the Dorchester Police Department. 

Martinez was originally born and raised in Colombia, but his family relocated to the United States when was nine years...

Feb 19, 2020

With the Star Wars animated series, The Clone Wars, saved and coming back for it's seventh season this Friday on Disney+, we thought it was time to dedicate an episode to the series. Set between the events of Episode II and Episode III, The Clone Wars began as an other series than the one we know today and a film. Now,...

Feb 12, 2020

In honor of Survivor's 40th season premiering tonight, we're celebrating and dissecting the pop culture phenomena that changed the face of reality TV. From tribes to challenges and controversies, here's our take on it all, led by Kate, our Survivor superfan.