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Pop culture matters...But why tho? 

Looking to catch up on pop culture? We're reviewing the latest movies and television, interviewing industry creatives, and of course - breaking down why all the things we love matter. But Why Tho? is a bi-weekly podcast where we'll dive into the past week in pop culture and get to discoursing on important conversations. 

Additionally, you'll be able to check out But Why Tho? Reviews, our review show where we give you a quick spoiler-free review of the latest in pop culture.

Jun 29, 2023

This week, Alex, Kate, and Matt discuss the interview with Xbox's Matt Booty that explained how long video games take to make. The trio discusses what kinds of expectations fans put on studios, what pressures studios put on developers, and where developers are in all of this. How long should games take to make? How soon...

Jun 21, 2023

Kate and Matt got the chance to be on-site in LA for Summer Game Fest, the Xbox Games Showcase, and the Ubisoft Forward. In this episode, they talk about the highs of the fest, their favorite hands-on previews for games and what they're looking forward to. From Alan Wake 2 to MK1 and Prince of Persia: Lost Crown,...

Jun 20, 2023

At the pre-launch party for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, we got the chance to sit down with  GUN's Creative Director Ronnie Hobbs, actor Damian Maffei, the voice of Johnny, and horror legend Kane Hodder, about the game, and what its like to bring what has become a vital part of horror and Texas mythos to...

Jun 20, 2023

At Summer Game Fest 2023, we got the chance to play a demo that introduced us to about 45 minutes of gameplay in Dogtown. On a mission to find a relic, we work through the demo, fighting enemies and exploring the new zone. We also got the chance to speak with the “Phantom Liberty” Game Director, Gabe Amatangelo, who...

Jun 14, 2023

I’m your host, Alex, joined this week by Charles and Adrian.

This week, we’re talking about hobby intimidation. What creates it? How do you deal with it? All that good stuff. But first, we dive into some of the new games announced at the showcases this week.