ButWhyTho Episode 57: Godzilla Matters

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This week’s episode was supposed to be about the Kaiju genre, but through our research one thing was clear: Godzilla is the one that matters. The longest running film franchise ever and over 60 years old, this giant nuclear mutated sea monster is a pop culture heavy weight. We talk his cultural origins and how the US just can’t seem to get the Kaiju genre right when it tries.

Kate is a Chicana, podcaster, pop culture scholar, and mutant. With But Why Tho? She, along with Matt, Adrian use their love and knowledge of popular culture to talk from their hearts about why the things they love matter beyond fandoms on ButWhyTho? Podcast.

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