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But Why Tho? the podcast

Release Date: 05/27/2018

Episode 153: Deep Space Nine Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 153: Deep Space Nine Matters...But Why Tho?

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This week, we're celebrating the legacy, relevance, and important of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. In this episode we dive into why this series that is often overlooked, matters to the history of Star Trek, science fiction in general, and pushes forward Gene Roddenberry's vision for the future by showcasing the difficulties of achieving it. We dive into issues of race and representation and how Deep Space Nine tackled actual issues based in our very human identities without using aliens a proxy for the conversation. Additionally, the series offered up commentary on religion, colonialism, and...

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Episode 152: Tony Hawk's Pro-Skater Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 152: Tony Hawk's Pro-Skater Matters...But Why Tho?

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Last Friday  released and we've all had the bird man on the brain. So, to celebrate the return of one of the best sports games ever made we decided to talk about why Tony Hawk's Pro Skater matters to gaming and culture more widely. In this episode, we drop into the long history of the franchise, its development, and how aimed to create a video game that immersed the player in a real representation of skate culture. We talk about what happened when Neversoft closed and we also break down how Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is marking a triumphant return. But one of the things we didn't...

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Episode 151: Dwayne McDuffie Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 151: Dwayne McDuffie Matters...But Why Tho?

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While we recorded this episode before the news from that DC Comics would be bringing back the Milestone heroes, including Static and Icon, Dwayne McDuffie matters to comics and beyond. This episode, with the help of John (aka Sceritz), creator of Scorpio, we dive into Dwayne McDuffie's history in comics from Marvel and trading cards, to co-founding Milestone Media, and how his work in animation defined the beloved DC Animated Universe. We dive into the heroes he created, their backgrounds and how they broke the mold, and we also cover the scathing letter he sent to Marvel to make...

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Episode 150: AMA - But Sober This Time show art Episode 150: AMA - But Sober This Time

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This week we're hitting a the big 1-5-0. We're done so many episodes over our three years of podcasting, so it's AMA time! We open the floor once again to answer questions about pretty much anything form our community. After episode 100's drinking game which definitely left us with hangovers, we didn't come up with rules this time. Granted, everyone does have a drink, but this time you can hear us grief each other's bad opinions sober. A super special thanks to friend of the show and our guest LaNeysha for coming on to herd the cats that are our hosts when they don't agree on things. 

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INTERVIEW: 'Shadows Rising' and 'World of Warcraft' with Madeleine Roux show art INTERVIEW: 'Shadows Rising' and 'World of Warcraft' with Madeleine Roux

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The lore for Warcraft is expansive and has captivated the minds of fans for over twenty-five years. World of Warcraft: Shadowlands looks to expand that lore this fall with the expansion of the ever-popular MMORPG. Sylvanas Windrunner has shattered the crown of the Lich King and opened a rift over Azeroth, the Horde is splintered, and the Alliance is on the hunt for the former leader of the Horde. New adventures loom but before then, fans can read the latest tie-in novel for the expansion, In this interview, Adrian got to sit down virtually with Roux to talk about her process...

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Episode 149: Isaac Asimov Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 149: Isaac Asimov Matters...But Why Tho?

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This week we're talking about one of the foundational authors of science fiction: Isaac Asimov. We dive into his series, his academic career and ultimately the three laws of robotics and how they set the stage for not only sci-fi but for robot ethics in the real world as well.  And we do it all with the help of our producer and sr. editor of But Why Tho?. Jason! This episode is sponsored by MANSCAPED. Head over to  and use code: BUTWHYTHO at checkout to get a great deal on a great way to keep yourself clean. 

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Episode 148: Michael Jordan Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 148: Michael Jordan Matters...But Why Tho?

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This week with the arrival of The Last Dance on Netflix, we're talking about His Airness himself, Michael Jordan. In this episode, we dive into the history of the iconic basketball player both on and off the court. We talk about he became the greatest player of all time, his move to baseball, some of his controversies, how he essentially created Nike as a brand as well as an athletic one. Plus we have a deep conversation about competition, sports, and what it takes to become the GOAT. Press play and learn all about why Michael Jordan Matters. And, we do it all with the help of...

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Episode 147: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 147: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Matters...But Why Tho?

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This week, the gang does a podcast and talks about why It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Matters. We dive into the history of the FX Original series, how it picked up where Seinfeld left off and made it darker, and why after all these years it's a series that still holds on tight. In the same vein as our episode, we have a conversation about shows about bad people doing bad things and how it works as a comedy when it's done right.  There is even a little Day Man. 

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Episode 146: Danny Trejo Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 146: Danny Trejo Matters...But Why Tho?

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  This week, we're diving into the life, history, and career of Chicano icon: Danny Trejo. In this episode we break down why Danny Trejo matters to film, fans, and why his status as an icon is not only incredible after his journey but life-changing for those he meets. While this isn't one of our longest episodes, we get the chance to dive into an icon, discuss our favorite movies of his and show just why Danny Trejo Matters. Even if you're unfamiliar with Danny Trejo, you probably know what he looks like. Long hair, thick mustache, brown skin, and a tattoo of a woman in a sombrero on his...

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Episode 145: Industrial Light & Magic Matters...But Why Tho? show art Episode 145: Industrial Light & Magic Matters...But Why Tho?

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If you've listened to any of the 144 other episodes of But Why Tho? the podcast, then you know we always mention special effects when talking about a long-lasting and impactful film or franchise. After realizing just how many times Industrial Light & Magic has come up, we decided the iconic special effects house created by George Lucas was worthy of its own episode. Here, we discuss the history of the visual effects house, its iconic set pieces, films, and how it continues to revolutionize the industry with the new technology used in

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Get your chimichangas ready and hold onto tight to your loved one's butt, we're talking Deadpool 2. There are spoilers everywhere, so make sure you've seen the movie before listening OR you just don't care. Find out what we thought about the Merc with the Mouth and the new characters.