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 143

In Episode 143, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky debate the finer points of the many flavors of M&M’s before focusing in on: The new film Widows (6:25) and a mild disagreement over its overall quality but general agreement about a lot of excellent performa...


 2018-11-21  52m

The Toy Department – Episode 142

In Episode 142, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly discuss sick days and nap time and puppies before jumping into: A little check-in on the NBA (2:30) covering the recent spat between Warriors’ stars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green,


 2018-11-14  48m

The Toy Department – Episode 141

In Episode 141, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky ignore their mandate by mentioning this week’s elections before shuffling into the Toy Department to get into: Kolsky’s shallow dive into Samantha Bee’s Full Frontal (3:25) and how it doesn’t quite rise to a...


 2018-11-07  54m

The Toy Department – Episode 140

In Episode 140, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly address the HOWLiday before hustling into a long list of topics, including: Three new albums: Esperanza Spaulding’s 12 Little Spells (2:35); Open Mike Eagle’s What Happens When I Try To Relax (7:10);...


 2018-10-31  1h9m

The Toy Department – Episode 139

In Episode 139, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly check in on Kolsky’s new radio show before dissecting: Season 2 of Netflix’s Making a Murderer (2:15) and whether the story bears further investigation or is simply a source of anger and sadness… The...


 2018-10-24  1h3m

The Toy Department – Episode 138

In Episode 138, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky open with digressions into Kolsky’s sports injury and Madden’s new foster dog before picking the meat off the bones of: The new film A Star Is Born (10:05) and the achievements of both actor/director Bradley...


 2018-10-17  1h5m

The Toy Department – Episode 137

In Episode 137, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky are either one or two days late, depending on your perspective, and Madden is miserable in the Minnesota weather, but they still manage to squeeze in chats about: The Jimmy Butler drama (2:55) with the Minne...


 2018-10-11  1h11m

The Toy Department – Episode 136

In Episode 136, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky briefly banter about their inability to execute a short version of the podcast before long-winded discussions centering on: The world of baseball (1:30) as the playoffs begin,


 2018-10-02  56m

The Toy Department – Episode 135

In Episode 135, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky open with some chatter about Kolsky’s new show and some other sports radio before transitioning into: The state of the NFL (6:25) and Madden’s continued attempts to stop giving the league his money… Jimmy Bu...


 2018-09-26  1h11m

The Toy Department – Episode 134

In Episode 134, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky belabor their show introduction before jumping headlong into: Amazon’s new streaming show Forever (2:15) and why they guys’ views on it differ so extremely… Hulu’s new Sean Penn vehicle The First (27:05),


 2018-09-18  1h4m