Andromeda Black & Earliest Childhood Memories with Jenny Klupka



Matt & Emily welcome Jenny Klupka to the show and drink some of Kroger’s Private Selection Cranberry Blood Orange tea. For Emily’s mini-topic this week, she talks about one of her favorite characters from the Harry Potter series, Andromeda Black, aka Andromeda Tonks (née Black). For the guest topic, Jenny came to the show wondering what everyone’s earliest childhood memories were.


Haircuts & R.L. Stine with Zubi Ahmed



Matt & Emily welcome comedian Zubi Ahmed to the podcast and they drink T2’s Gorgeous Geisha tea during an extended tea talk. Matt’s mini-topic, to split up “Gotham” and “hockey” on the topics list, is: haircuts. Zubi brought for her guest topic, R.L. Stine and, more generally, the books people read as kids.


Museums



It’s Matt & Emily alone in this week’s episode! They are drinking tumeric glow tea by DAVIDsTEA in hopes that it will make them (even more) beautiful. Emily brings the topic and she’s taking about museums, using her knowledge from getting a master’s in museum studies!


Pokémon Go & Pro Wrestling with Sarah Boatright



Matt & Emily welcome Sarah Boatright to the podcast and drink The Buzz by DAVIDsTEA to give them a boost of energy. First up for discussion is Matt’s mini-topic—Pokémon Go—which successfully gets under the skin of the nerd-bashing Sarah. Then, Sarah’s topic for the week is pro wrestling (not to be confused with professional wrestling or just wrestling).


Souvenirs & Mulan with Jordan Sarili



Matt & Emily welcome Jordan Sarili to the podcast to enjoy some of Solberg & Hansen’s Nordiske Skogsbær (Nordic Forestry) tea from Norway. It’s a “sort te med smak” or, as Google would say, “black tea with taste.” The tea is another one from Emily’s recent trip to Scandinavia and inspiration for her topic this week: souvenirs. Jordan’s topic is the Disney animated film, Mulan. He talks about what makes it special to him, the songs, the acting, the humor, and offers some thoughts on the upcoming live-action remake.


Baseball



In this edition of Matt & Emily Alone, they are talking about Matt’s all time favorite sport: baseball. They talk ballparks, favorite teams, least favorite teams, the place analytics has in the sport, and more—all while while enjoying T2’s French Earl Grey tea.


Traveling & Drag Queens with Katie Abate



Matt & Emily invite Katie Abate to the podcast where they enjoy some Liselejeblanding tea by Tante T from…Denmark! Emily has just come back from a trip to Scandinavia and is talking about traveling for her mini-topic this week. Katie’s topic is drag queens and get’s into the origins of drag, seeing live drag, RuPaul’s Drag Race, DragCon, and more!


Mega Man & The Adventures of Pete & Pete with Laura Miner



Matt & Emily welcome artist Laura Miner to the podcast and enjoy some strawberry daiquiri tea from Teavana. The mini-topic this week goes back to videogames with Matt gushing about his love for the long running franchise, Mega Man. Laura’s guest topic is Nickelodeon’s live-action kids show from the 90’s, The Adventures of Pete & Pete. They dive into what made the show a classic and one that people are still obsessed with today. The podcast ends with a quick rundown of all the old Nickelodeon TV shows from the era.


The Summer Spectacular



It’s summertime and Matt & Emily want to know one thing: What’s your favorite fruit? In their first ever special episode, The Summer Spectacular, they asked several past and future guests to rank their top five fruits while they enjoy a variety of iced teas in Brooklyn’s beautiful Prospect Park. Special thanks to Alexis Lamper, Connor Dunlap, Shannon Kelly, Laura Miner, Andrew Bond, Alex Royston, and Sasha Taran.