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 47

In Episode 47, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly explore the details of California Proposition 64 before Kolsky puts the prop into action with some bong hits and they dive into: The Golden State Warriors’ 149-point performance,


 2016-11-24  1h17m

The Toy Department – Episode 46

In Episode 46, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky address the decision to skip last week’s pod and the impact of election results (sorry for the non-Toy Department detour) before getting back to business regarding: This week’s episode of Saturday Night Live,...


 2016-11-16  1h13m

The Toy Department – Episode 45

In Episode 45, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky lament their rapidly-advancing age before diving into discussions about: The World Series, briefly (1:15) acknowledging that the final results will be determined before anyone listens… The conversation tilts ...


 2016-11-03  59m

The Toy Department – Episode 44

In Episode 44, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky have recovered enough from the release of new Black Mirror episodes JUST in time to bring you discussions about: Last week’s homework assignment: the Test Pattern episode of IFC’s Documentary Now (2:30),


 2016-10-26  1h16m

The Toy Department – Episode 43

In Episode 43, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky fight through a weird Lipton Brisk detour and some audio technology issues to bring you discussions about: Last week’s homework assignment: the new Solange album A Seat at the Table (1:30)… specifically its o...


 2016-10-20  55m

The Toy Department – Episode 42

In Episode 42, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly address Kolsky’s in-progress Yom Kippur fast before delving into: The San Francisco Giants’ elimination from the MLB playoffs (3:50) and some discussion about baseball at large (10:20)… Kolsky’s homew...


 2016-10-13  1h10m

The Toy Department – Episode 41

In Episode 41, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky open with a brief digression into Peaches & Herb before diving headlong into TONS of topics, including: Recently-retired future first-ballot Hall-of-Famer Kevin Garnett (1:45) and how Derek Madden (wrongly) h...


 2016-10-06  1h10m

The Toy Department – Episode 40

In Episode 40 (hard to believe we’ve made it this far) Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky woke up extra early to talk to you about LOTS of television things and a bit of sports, including: TV sitcoms in general (2:00) and the return/premiere of a few specifi...


 2016-09-22  1h6m

The Toy Department – Episode 39

In Episode 39, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky return just a day late thanks to scheduling conflicts and bring you discussion of: Their collective disappointment with USA’s Mr. Robot (1:15) and its apparent disinterest in moving the plot along… The start ...


 2016-09-16  1h15m

The Toy Department – Episode 38

In Episode 38, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky open with a brief discourse on geography before getting into more of what you might call their wheelhouse with discussions of: College football (2:05) wherein Madden makes Kolsky explain why he doesn’t really...


 2016-09-08  51m