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 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 (...


 2020-03-15  1h4m

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

The Toy Department – Episode 197

In Episode 197, Derek Madden struggles to remember which host is which before properly identifying Matt Kolsky and jumping into: A conversation about Oscar nominees (1:40) where the Academy did well and where they’re screwing the pooch… The new Netflix...


 2020-01-17  42m

The Toy Department – Episode 196

In Episode 196, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky are pressed for time (and Kolsky has a sick baby again) but they still manage to get through: The new film Parasite (2:50) and how director Bong Joon-ho told an incredibly engaging and meaningful story about...


 2020-01-10  49m

The Toy Department – Episode 195

In Episode 195, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky return after an extended absence with some discussion of movies they’re NOT addressing before zeroing in on: The Netflix cartoon Tuca and Bertie (4:45) and Kolsky’s weird cartoon aversion issue… The new Netf...


 2020-01-04  1h2m