Category Archives: Books

Dobby & Rock Climbing with Julie Kann



Matt & Emily welcome Julie Kann to the podcast where they drink the Paisley Label Organic Earl Grey tea by the Two Leaves and a Bud Tea Company—what a mouthful! Emily is back with another character from Harry Potter for her mini-topic, Dobby the house-elf. Julie’s guest topic of the week is an old hobby of hers that’s she’s getting back into, rock climbing.


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.


Reading & Binge-Watching Television with Sasha Taran



Matt and Emily welcome Sasha Taran as their guest this week as they enjoy Sasha’s Sweet Tangerine Positive Energy tea by Yogi. They talk about reading and binge-watching television; could they get any two more different topics to discuss? Emily reminds everyone that reading is great! They talk about their favorite books from childhood, Ready Player One, Dr. Seuss, Animorphs, and more. Moving on to Sasha’s guest topic of the week, binge-watching television, they talk (without spoilers) about Breaking Bad, The Sopranos, Sex and the City, The Office, and many, many, more TV shows.