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?
Our podcast takes popular culture seriously, as members of fandoms we often have to explain why we’ve played all 20+ Tomb Raider games or why we’ve read over 200 X-Men comics. We sometimes times have to explain why spending a few hours with a group of people we met online in dungeon matters as much as going to get pizza with co-workers. Sometimes people might say Star Trek was just a show on TV, and you have to tell them why it matters. Or they might ask you why you’re crying as you finish episode 14 of Firefly.
That’s what we’re here for. Each week we’ll talk about different series, character, franchise, person, fandom in the pop culture-verse that matter to people. They might have large and active fandoms, revolutionized their industry, or pulled in unsurpassed viewer numbers, but why tho?
Kate and Adrian answer this question with through passion, geekdom, fandoms life, history and even some scholarship.
BullS#@! Corner: Where we bring the bulls#@!
In addition to our Main Episodes we also have a little side-show going on! BullS#@! Corner (BSC) is where we review and recap the movies, games, comics, and television shows out right now AND our convention adventures. If you have any recommendations, let us know!
In this side show, host Matt will take you through some of things we didn’t get a chance to talk about in the main episode. Cover 20 years of history in an hour can be hard, so he takes us down some of the arguments we wanted to make, some of the fun facts we wanted to cover, and some of the tangents our research took us on. He also covers any corrections that we need to make.
Think we missed something? Send us an email, a tweet, or a Facebook comment! Matt will makes sure to cover it on The Other Side of the Wormhole! The side-show that talks about all the things we wanted to say and just couldn’t fit into the episode.