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.

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The Toy Department – Episode 232

In Episode 232, Madden and Kolsky make the mistake of getting into a Toobin conversational car crash (which was cut for your listening pleasure) before focusing on less disturbing fare: The Showtime docu-series The Comedy Store (2:40) and the place tha...



The Toy Department – Episode 231

In Episode 231, Madden and Kolsky dally briefly over Madden’s new family member and his failure to complete the homework assignment before getting into: The new AMC series Soulmates (2:20) and whether its premise is enough to carry a whole anthology se...



The Toy Department – Episode 230

In Episode 230, Madden and Kolsky compare themselves to playoff baseball before moving into the realm of popular fiction to cover: The new Netflix show Sneakerheads (4:10) and how it just fails to distinguish itself in any way… Showtime’s two-part movi...



The Toy Department – Episode 229

In Episode 229, Madden and Kolsky are alive and employed, which means good in 2020, and ready to discuss: The new season of PEN15 on Hulu (3:05) and how one of our hosts has really come around on the show… The new Ryan Murphy show Ratched (10:35) and j...



The Toy Department – Episode 228

In Episode 228, Madden and Kolsky steel themselves to work through arguably the weirdest content week in Toy Department history, featuring: The exceedingly weird Netflix film I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2:05) from the mind of Charlie Kaufman… The ne...


 2020-09-17  1h29m

The Toy Department – Episode 227

In Episode 227, Madden and Kolsky discuss the apocalypse weather in California and the movie Madden DIDN’T watch before sliding into: The new Bill & Ted movie (5:25) and how it doesn’t give you much beyond a few laughs and a lot of references to the or...


 2020-09-10  1h22m

The Toy Department – Episode 226

In Episode 226, Madden and Kolsky briefly get into the misery of the outside world before entering the toy department of life to discuss: The new Netflix cartoon Hoops (3:50) and how absolutely awful it is… The HBO Max reality dating series Singletown ...


 2020-09-03  1h18m

The Toy Department – Episode 225

In Episode 225, Madden and Kolsky open another attempt at a short pod with an unnecessary detour into sparkling water v. still water before moving on to: HBO’s new series Lovecraft Country (6:55) and the wild,


 2020-08-20  59m

The Toy Department – Episode 224

In Episode 224, Madden and Kolsky already talked about the weather pre-pod, so they dive right into: The totality of HBO’s Perry Mason (1:25) and whether the guys are interested in a second season… The current season of The Chi on Showtime (13:15) and ...


 2020-08-14  1h22m

The Toy Department – Episode 223

In Episode 223, Madden and Kolsky talk a bit about the busy return of sports before switching to pop culture for discussions on: A quick revisiting of HBO’s Perry Mason (4:45) to set up a longer discussion after this coming Sunday’s finale… The second ...


 2020-08-06  58m