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 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 ...



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 ...



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...



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,



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

The Toy Department – Episode 164

In Episode 164, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky obnoxiously reference their off-pod golf debate before getting back to business with: The second episode of the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones (1:50) and why Madden preferred the style of this week’s ...


 2019-04-24  1h1m

The Toy Department – Episode 163

In Episode 163, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky go through the nitty gritty of Kolsky’s new job as an in-home nurse before navigating through: The return of Game of Thrones (8:50) and why one of our hosts liked the long-awaited season premiere more than t...


 2019-04-18  58m

The Toy Department – Episode 162

In Episode 162, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky talk about Madden’s rough day and Minneapolis’s impending blizzard before making their way through: The series finalé of FX’s You’re the Worst (3:35) and how it will go down as a personal favorite for one ho...


 2019-04-10  1h20m

The Toy Department – Episode 161

In Episode 161, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky literally make small talk about weather before getting serious on: Derek’s viewing of Jordan Peele’s Us (3:25) and whether Kolsky is being a big ol’ wimp about seeing it… The TV premiere of What We Do in the...


 2019-04-03  1h3m