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 207

In Episode 207, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky discuss their personal COVID-19 ordeals before getting into: Week 3 of Bravo’s Top Chef (7:55) and all the intrigue therein… The premiere of The Challenge: Total Madness (29:25) and who’s back for what looks...



The Toy Department – Episode 206

In Episode 206, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky are still surviving somehow, and find time to discuss: This week’s episode of Top Chef (4:20) and its great Jonathan Gold-inspired LA food tour… The new Hulu movie Big Time Adolescence (19:45) and how it tur...



The Toy Department – Episode 205

In Episode 205, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky are still adjusting to our strange new reality as they hop through: The challenges of living in a COVID-19 world (1:00) and the potential pitfalls of working from home… The return of Bravo’s Top Chef (10:45)...



The Toy Department – Episode 204

In Episode 204, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky are settling into life in a COVID-19 world and delve into: Some thoughts on what life has been like over the last week (2:05) and what it may be like moving forward… The season finale of HBO’s The Outsider (...



The Toy Department – Episode 203

In Episode 203, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky have MUCH to discuss, so dive right into: The HBO Sports documentary Ali & Cavett: Tale of the Tapes (1:25) and how it adds something to the historical record on a well-covered sports titan… Dwyane Wade’s do...


 2020-03-06  59m

The Toy Department – Episode 202

In Episode 202, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky discuss their feelings about camping before jumping into: The new Tame Impala album The Slow Rush (4:30) and how it hit the ears of each of our hosts… The new film The Photograph (16:05) and where it falls a...


 2020-02-20  47m

The Toy Department – Episode 201

In Episode 201, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky are on the clock, so skip the pleasantries in favor of discussing: The new film Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of Harley Quinn) (1:20) and the two hosts’ disparate views on its success… The ...


 2020-02-13  40m

The Toy Department – Episode 200

In Episode 200, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky eschew a special ceremony to celebrate their longevity in the interest of discussing: A run-through of the major Oscars (1:50) and who the guys expect and want to win… HBO’s new docu-series McMillions (25:40...


 2020-02-06  1h16m

The Toy Department – Episode 199

In Episode 199, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky check in on Kolsky’s radio schedule and the mood in Minnesota in the run-up to Super Bowl LIV before sprinting through: The new Aaron Hernandez docu-series on Netflix (3:25) and how it leaves a little someth...


 2020-01-30  1h12m

The Toy Department – Episode 198

In Episode 198, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky address the reverb on Madden’s microphone before settling in to discuss: The return of Netflix’s Sex Education (2:00) and what a delight it continues to be in its second season… HBO’s new Armando Iannucci co...


 2020-01-23  54m