Matt & Emily are social distancing again this week and are talking about pets. Emily talks about all the pets she has had in her life and Matt talks about his fish! During this conversation, they drink two different teas. Emily drinks an organic earl grey by True Goodness and Matt revisits McCarthy’s plum pear black tea. How do these teas compare? Listen to find out!


Matt & Emily are going remote! For the first time ever, Matt & Emily record in separate places. Matt has the topic this week and they talk all things Spider-Man, particularly the cartoon from the 90s. Emily shows off her knowledge of Spider-Man (or lack of knowledge). They drink Lipton black tea and discuss this classic tea. Listen to find out if it was their cup of tea!

Lego Pirates & Getting Sick

Matt & Emily are alone this week but still talking topics! Matt’s mini-topic is the Lego theme, Pirates! This set was his original favorite Lego and he used the pirates to expand his creativity. Emily talks about getting sick with strep two times in two weeks! She was so annoyed! They drank Yogi Tea’s Honey Lemon Throat Comfort Tea. Did this tea make them feel better? Listen to find out!

Auditioning with Hailey Vest

Matt & Emily are talking to their friend Hailey Vest this week about auditions! Hailey is an actor who auditions for a variety of roles and she talks about this process with Matt & Emily. During the conversation, they drink Udyan Tea’s Dragon Claw Oolong Tea. Are auditions their cup of tea? Is this tea their cup of tea? Listen to find out!

Concerts with Jenny Bee

Matt and Emily are talking to their friend Jenny Bee this week! Jenny talks about concerts and why she enjoys them. Matt, Emily and Jenny talk about first concerts and their most embarrassing concerts. Spoiler, they all have embarrassing concert experiences. During this conversation, they drink Hemisfares Genmaicha Toasted Rice Green Tea. This tea had rice in it but was it their cup of tea? Listen to find out!

Topics (2nd Anniversary Episode)

Hey, it’s official(-ish), we’ve been putting out this podcast for two(-ish) years! Last year, for our first anniversary, we tackled the topic of tea. This year, our topic is topics! We revisit some past topics from the podcast, discuss how we feel about the topics we’ve had so far, and give some stats and shoutouts related to topics from the show! Also this week, we’re drinking Rosie’s Riveting We Can Do It Tea by the Loose Leaf Woman Gourmet Tea Company!

Long-Distance Cycling Trips with Rebecca McGivney

Matt & Emily are busy this week talking to their friend Rebecca McGivney. Rebecca topic is long distance cycling trips. She has crossed the country twice by bike and has created an extremely extensive google map of her next panned trip. During this conversation, Matt & Emily share rose black tea from Phuc Long Tea with Rebecca. This tea is Vietnamese but is it their cup of tea? Listen to find out!

Anxiety and Fear with Kayleigh Reichman

On this week’s podcast, Matt & Emily are talking about anxiety and fear with their guest, Kayleigh Reichman. Kayliegh shares her journey with anxiety and discusses the difference between anxiety and fear. Matt & Emily also discuss their anxieties with the listeners. Kayliegh, Matt & Emily drink banana and grapefruit black tea by DAVIDsTEA. This unexpected fruit combination gave them much to discuss but was it their cup of tea? Tune in to find out!

Baby Yoda & Super Mario Bros.

Matt & Emily are alone this week but that’s okay because they still have tea and topics. Emily has the mini topic this week and she talks about the one thing she truly loves in this world, Baby Yoda and why little The Child is so cute. Matt’s topic this week is the video game series, Super Mario Bros. He talks about the history of Super Mario Brothers and his own personal journey through the series. During this conversation, Matt & Emily drink Teaposy’s Harmony Blooming tea, one of the most exciting teas they have had on the podcast. This white tea blooms and reveals beautiful flowers but was it their cup of tea? Listen to the episode to find out.

Nesyamun, The Leeds Mummy, with Slaney Rose Jordan

Matt & Emily are hanging out with their friend Slaney Rose Jordan this week. Slaney’s topic this week is the mummy Nesyamun. Slaney tells Matt and Emily about how this mummy recently “spoke” through a 3-D printing of its vocal cords. They talk about why the scientists did this along with a wide range of things, including curses and hoarding. During this conversation, they drank Fava Tea’s Sleigh Ride white tea. This tea smelled like butterscotch but was it their cup of tea? Listen to find out!