March 30th, 2016

Episode 11: Bunny Business – Why a Bunny Hides Eggs on Easter

Now that you are in a sugar coma from Easter… Or if you are smelling an egg that was “hid” too well, Pat and I are ready to tell you what the Easter Bunny has to do with this holiday… Happy Easter!

February 29th, 2016

Episode 9: Go Take a Flying Leap… Year!

What is a leapling… Did the Egyptians really celebrate leap year, and what happens when a woman in Finland proposes marriage to a man on Leap day?  Pat and I dig into the history and mythology of the leap year… Happy February 29th

February 5th, 2016

Episode 8: You Say Tooth Fairy, But We Smell a Rat…

What do rats, flying pigs, and Duane “The Rock” Johnson have in common? In this episode Pat and I dig into the business of discarded children’s teeth… yup we are looking at the myth of the tooth fairy and why this sprite has become a fixture in our culture.

December 23rd, 2015

Episode 7: I Always Feel Like St. Nick is Watching Me…

Nicholas, a bishop in Turkey about 200 years after the birth of Christ, became the ripe jolly old elf Santa Claus we know and love today.  But it was no easy task, along the way he stops a man from selling his daughters into prostitution, deals with an innkeeper who dismembers and pickles children, gets [Read More…]

December 9th, 2015

Episode 6: Football’s Funny Scoring System and the Civil War

The Civil War really gave rise to the game of American Football, Pat and I dig into the rich history and ultimately answer why the scoring is so random in the game…  give it a listen

November 5th, 2015

But Daddy Why Episode 4: Why is the Sky Blue?

Pat and I dig into the question that kicked of the idea for this podcast, “Why is the sky blue?”  We also explain why you can sometimes see the moon during the day. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butdaddywhy/2015/11/04/why-is-the-sky-blue

But Daddy Way Episode 3 Cover Art

October 30th, 2015

But Daddy Why Episode 3: Halloween, Jack’o’lantern, and the fate of the Mangel Wurzel

Pat and Eric get spooky… well they get Mangel Wurzeled at least… Don’t know what that means? Give this one a listen you’ll also learn about the origins of Halloween and the Jack’o’Lantern as well. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butdaddywhy/2015/10/30/halloween-jackolantern-and-the-fate-of-the-mangel-wurzel