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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h6m. Bisher sind 168 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich


The Toy Department – Episode 150

In Episode 150, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky cruise past a hiccup — or, more accurately, a giggle-cough — at the start to cover: The Lifetime docu-series Surviving R. Kelly (1:45), which Madden watched and about which he gives an impassioned address to...


 2019-01-09  1h22m

The Toy Department – Episode 149

In Episode 149, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky lament the ever-increasing speed of the passage of time before discussing: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (3:10) and how it’s an interesting idea that ultimately falls short in terms of story and character… The ...


 2019-01-02  1h10m

The Toy Department – Episode 148

In Episode 148, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky discuss Madden’s remote broadcast location and their own failure to prep the show before a year-end celebration featuring: Top Ten Albums lists (4:05) from each of the guys,


 2018-12-26  1h29m

The Toy Department – Episode 147

In Episode 147, Derek Madden laments his frozen midwestern existence to former midwest sufferer Matt Kolsky before they break down: How Alfonso Cuarón’s Netflix film Roma (4:20) fails to deliver on the hype,


 2018-12-19  1h12m

The Toy Department – Episode 146

In Episode 146, Derek Madden and briefly discuss Madden’s trip to LA to see some music before: The new season of Top Chef (5:50) and the most enjoyable characters in the premiere episode…  Season 2 of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs.


 2018-12-13  1h3m

The Toy Department – Episode 145

In Episode 145, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky deliver the usual senseless patter before focusing in on: Creed II (1:45), the first of two films the guys watched this week, and how while it was relatively entertaining,


 2018-12-05  53m

The Toy Department – Episode 144

In Episode 144, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky jinx the possibility of doing a short show by talking about doing a short show (THE FIRST RULE OF SHORT SHOWS IS— oh, nevermind) and then bring their signature verbosity to bear on: A season wrap-up discussi...


 2018-11-28  57m

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