The Toy Department

The Toy Department features radio professionals Matt Kolsky and Derek Madden discussing, debating and dissecting all things sports, entertainment and pop culture. It's a free-wheeling, unfiltered chat about the lighter side of the modern world.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h6m. Bisher sind 172 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich


The Toy Department – Episode 174

In Episode 174, Derek Madden finds Matt Kolsky on paternity leave and without a high quality microphone to record into, but they still manage to cover: The new American version of the UK hit Love Island (2:25) and whether it makes the grade for continu...



The Toy Department – Episode 173

In Episode 173, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky do their best to pod through the occasional complaints of an infant Kolsky while discussing: Aziz Ansari’s new standup special on Netflix (6:15), his new approach and the way he addressed his personal contro...



The Toy Department – Episode 172

In Episode 172, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly discuss their recording circumstances before jumping into the real meat: The new Amazon series Too Old to Die Young (1:20) and how it really fails to come together in a meaningful way or show any par...



The Toy Department – Episode 171

In Episode 171, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky cover Kolsky’s extreme dad day (fair warning — there are some baby noises) and welcome a new (mostly quiet) cohost before jumping in on: Netflix’s new show The Society (7:15) which both guys found delightful...



The Toy Department – Episode 170

In Episode 170, Derek Madden travels and Matt Kolsky braves a heat wave with no noisy fan so they can discuss: The conclusion of Season 4 of Showtime’s Billions (3:10), a wrap discussion and some thoughts on where we are heading… The start of Season 2 ...


 2019-06-12  1h0m

The Toy Department – Episode 169

In Episode 169, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky once again threaten their plans for a short podcast with the broadcaster jinx, before speeding through: HBO’s Deadwood movie (1:30) and how it ties a nice bow on one of the great under-appreciated TV series ...


 2019-06-05  52m

The Toy Department – Episode 168

In Episode 168, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly discuss Madden’s tummy-ache before soldiering through and into: The season finale of The Challenge (2:15) and why this is the absolute peak of reality TV entertainment… The second season of Spike Lee...


 2019-05-29  1h23m

The Toy Department – Episode 167

In Episode 167, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky get into Kolsky’s new full time job as father to a tiny human before getting silly with: The series finale of Game of Thrones (5:25), how both guys are relatively pleased,


 2019-05-22  58m

The Toy Department – Episode 166

In Episode 166, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky discuss the advantages of listening to podcasts at 1.5x speed before honing in on: The third-to-last episode of Game of Thrones (4:40) and how its many critics are our surest sign of social decay… The Netfli...


 2019-05-08  1h5m

The Toy Department – Episode 165

In Episode 165, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky waste little time with pleasantries (or unpleasantries) before covering: Yet another return to Westeros (0:55), this time for the Battle of Winterfell, which delivered on the expectations of both hosts,


 2019-05-01  1h18m