On TeaBD this week, Matt & Emily have improviser and friend, Courtney Lynne, on to chat! They’re drinking London Tea Company’s Peach and Rhubarb tea, a controversial tea as it contains neither peach nor rhubarb! After being lied to by tea, Courtney talks about her topic, nosy coworkers. Courtney shares about her experiences with past coworkers and how she navigates these situations. Are nosy coworkers your cup of tea? Probably not but listen to find out for sure!
This week on TeaBD, Matt & Emily have comedian and improviser Eddie Dougrou on the podcast to talk about tea and his TBD topic. That topic turns out to be the Back to the Future film trilogy. Eddie talks about why he enjoys these movies and the comfort he gets from watching them. Emily and Eddie talk about the intricacies of time travel and Matt shares a story about improv and hoverboards. During the conversation, Matt, Emily, and Eddie drink an Apple Cider fruit infusion by DavidsTea. This autumn-y tea is actually from the winter collection but is it their cup of tea? Listen to find out.
Matt & Emily don’t have any friends this week but they still have tea. Emily has the mini-topic this week and she talks about one of her least favorite things, waking up early. She has had to wake up early a lot recently and she is unhappy about it. Matt’s big topic is also something he doesn’t love, arena shows. He talks about the good arena shows he has seen and why they worked. Emily, not shockingly, talks about Taylor Swift and Lorde. During this conversation, they drink Bigelow Tea’s Jasmine Green tea. Jasmine is one of Matt’s go to green teas but is it Matt & Emily’s cup of tea? Listen to find out!
Matt & Emily are with their friend and fellow comedian Fu Goto. Fu talks about a musical artist she has been listening to a lot recently, the singer Mitski. Fu talk about how she found Mitski’s music and her favorite Mitski songs. Fu also talks about how she wished she got into music more often. Matt, Emily, and Fu drink a tea Emily likes so much she swore about it! They are drinking DavidsTea’s Maple Chai. Is it the podcast’s cup of tea? Listen to the episode to find out!
Matt & Emily are drinking tea and talking to their friend Stephen Buckley this week. They are also joined by cops, lawyers and one lonely EMT. Stephen talks about one of his passions, the game Dungeons & Dragons. He talks about the history of the game and how different groups of people play with different focuses as well as his love of the game and his journey to becoming a Dungeon Master. Matt, Emily, and Stephen drink Argo Tea’s Maté Laté Tea. Matt laments the closing of his favorite Argo Teas and Emily is sad about the caffeine level. This Maté Laté is a yerba mate tea but was it their cup of tea? Listen to the episode to find out!
Matt & Emily are back with a new episode and are all alone this week! Matt has the mini topic this week and he talks about Super Smash Bros, a video game that he is very good at playing. He talks about the characters in the video game and why he loves to play Super Smash Bros. Emily’s big topic is something she loves, the album Lover. Taylor Swift released this new album recently and Emily is a big fan. Lover is her cup of tea! She talks about her favorite songs and her overall feelings about the album. The tea Matt & Emily are drinking is Uji-Shimizu (sweetened matcha). This is their first matcha on the podcast and Emily’s first matcha ever. Listen to episode to hear more about the tea and the topics!
Matt & Emily are back and drinking tea with Jared Weil this week! Jared’s topic on this week’s episode is all of the Presidents of the United States. He shares fun facts about Franklin Pierce and, much to his chagrin, Ronald Reagan. Matt, Emily, and Jared also talk about how presidents are people too and how weird it is that that have so much power. This week, they are drinking Twinings English Breakfast tea. This cup of tea is the first cup of tea EVER for Jared and listen to find out if it is really his cup of tea!
Matt & Emily are not alone this week but there are still two topics! Matt & Emily talk to Brandon Dzirko and he was so excited about his TBD topic that he picked TWO topics, drinking games and Pixar movies. Don’t worry, he never mixes the two together! Brandon talks about his favorite drinking games and why he enjoys these activities so much. Matt, Emily & Brandon also talk about their love of Pixar. They share about the moments in these movies that are meaningful to them and rank their top three films. During the conversation, they drink Japanese Green Tea. This tea is from Japan and was purchased at the airport. Is it tea their cup of tea? Listen to the episode the find out!
Matt & Emily are alone this week but don’t be sad, they’re still drinking tea! This week Matt & Emily are drinking Plum Deluxe’s Royal Wedding Black Tea. The connection to the Royal Wedding obviously makes this Emily’s cup of tea but listen to find out if it was Matt’s, too. Emily’s mini topic this week is a thing she is very bad at and has hated her entire life, spelling. Matt’s big topic this week is dive bars. They talk about what makes a dive bar, a dive bar and some of their favorite dive bars. Are dive bars their cup of tea? Listen to find out!
Matt & Emily are not alone this week because they have a friend! They are talking with Teffa Hagans and her topic is the Tenerife airport disaster of 1977. Matt & Emily learn about this tragedy and how it changed aviation standards. They also learn why the words ‘Roger’ and ‘Wilco’ are so important for airplane safety and how planes are really very safe these days. During the conversation, Matt, Emily & Teffa are drinking Jasmine Creme Brulee by DavidsTea, a green tea from the Fall Faves box. This tea really earns its name but is it their cup of tea? Listen to the episode the find out!