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 1h4m. Bisher sind 288 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 days 12 hours 30 minutes


The Toy Department – Episode 268

In Episode 268, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky open with some Ted Lasso Season 2 excitement before discussing some currently available pop culture, including: The new season of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever (3:40) and how it remains charming and enjoyable ...



The Toy Department – Episode 267

In Episode 267, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly debate who is responsible for their totally irrelevant delay in recording the episode before diving into: The newly-available-on-the-CW show Wellington Paranormal (2:45) and whether or not the first ...



The Toy Department – Episode 266

In Episode 266, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky CAN’T WAIT to start talking pop culture, so it’s straight into: The finalé of Top Chef in Portland (1:00) and the post-series drama surrounding the winner, plus the premiere of Top Chef: Amateurs (23:45) and...



The Toy Department – Episode 265

In Episode 265, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly discuss a soccer game that will be long over by the time you listen to this podcast, then get into: The latest episode of Top Chef in Portland (3:40), whether or not the non-elimination elimination w...



The Toy Department – Episode 264

In Episode 264, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky get into some NBA Playoffs issues before jumping out of the sports world and into some television to move through: The latest from Top Chef: Portland (11:40), and how it took a miscarriage of justice to get ...



The Toy Department – Episode 263

In Episode 263, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly discuss Madden’s challenging recording circumstances before jumping into the week’s content, including: The Michael B. Jordan movie Without Remorse (2:15) and how the Tom Clancy film formula falls a ...


 2021-06-15  54m

The Toy Department – Episode 262

In Episode 262, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky plunge immediately into this week’s content, because Kolsky has a take he’s been anxious to share about: The new Peacock series We Are Lady Parts (1:20) which is Kolsky’s clubhouse leader for SHOW OF THE YEA...


 2021-06-08  1h3m

The Toy Department – Episode 261

In Episode 261, Madden and Kolsky have a log list of subjects, so time-wasting is eschewed in favor of: The latest from Top Chef: Portland (1:10) and FINALLY the elimination of bad-pasta-Chris, plus thoughts on the recipe challenge and the hosts’ favor...


 2021-06-01  1h11m

The Toy Department – Challenge All-Stars Finale Pt 2

It’s Part 2 of the Challenge All-Stars final, and they’re putting these old folks through the ringer… Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky talk about the mild upset winner, which competitors are really up to the Challenge and what the future of the franchise m...


 2021-05-28  55m

The Toy Department – Episode 260

In Episode 260, Madden and Kolsky are attempting a short episode per scheduling needs, so they dive immediately into: The new Tina Fey/Peacock show GIRLS5EVA (1:20) and how the one episode available to non-subscribers isn’t quite enough to draw in our ...


 2021-05-25  54m