Category Archives: Society

Getting Hoodwinked with Kerrod Williams



Matt & Emily have a friend this week and he is comedian and writer Kerrod Williams. Kerrod tells the story of the time he got hoodwinked over the video game WildStar. He was so excited to get this game early that he let himself get duped! During this conversation, Matt, Emily & Kerrod drink T2’s Melbourne Breakfast Tea. Kerrod and T2 are both from Australia so this tea felt appropriate. They discuss how Australian this tea actually is but is it their cup of tea? Listen to find out!


Ludwig Wittgenstein with Matt Abedi



Matt & Emily learn a lot on this week’s episode. Their guest is another Matt, Matt Abedi. His topic is his favorite philosopher, Ludwig Wittgenstein! Matt talks about Wittgenstein’s theories and why he enjoys his philosophical ideas. During this conversation, Matt, Matt and Emily enjoy a cup of Blueberry Muffin, a fruit infusion from DAVIDsTEA. This tea is very sweet but is it their cup of tea?


Car Accidents with Andrew Barlow



This week on TeaBD, Matt & Emily are talking with their friend Andrew Barlow about tea and topics. Andrew’s topic this week is car accidents. Andrew recounts the stories of car accidents he has been in and talks about why his friends don’t let him drive anymore. Matt & Emily share there stories as well and everyone shares what they have learned about driving from these experiences. During this conversation, Matt, Emily & Andrew drink TWG’s Silver Moon green tea. As always, they discuss the tea and answer the most important question, “Is this your cup of tea?” Listen to find out the answer to this important question.


Nosy Coworkers with Courtney Lynne



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!


Spelling & Dive Bars



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!


Milk Chocolate & Bachelor Parties



Matt & Emily are alone this week. They still have friends but not this week! They are drinking Cha-Tokyo’s Lemon x Black Tea, a new brand of tea for Matt and Emily from Japan. Emily has the mini-topic this week and she is talking about one of her greatest loves, milk chocolate. Matt talks about a topic that has been on his mind recently, bachelor parties. He has attended many and has thoughts he wants to share. Listen to find out how to have a good bachelor party!


Astrology with Angelica Florio



Matt & Emily are flock-stars this week with their friend Angelica Florio. They are drinking Flamingo Fresca by DAVIDsTEA, a tea with flamingo sprinkles that’s pink, a combination that gets high praise. This week, courtesy of Angelica, they are talking astrology. Matt and Emily know nothing about this except their signs. What do they learn? Listen to find out!


Awkward Celebrity Encounters/Run-Ins with Heather Mohamed



Matt & Emily have a friend this week! Heather Mohamed stops by the podcast to talk about Awkward Celebrity Encounters/Run-Ins. They talk about Ben Platt, Ansel Elgort and Taylor Swift. Matt & Emily have also had quite a few celebrity encounters to share. The whole time that are talking, they are drinking English Breakfast Tea from Ahmad Tea and—in a turn of events—Heather brought the tea this week! Is stalking celebrities their cup of tea? Listen to find out!


Podcast Stats & Being a Fan



Matt & Emily are alone this week and they are talking about the things that are important to them. They drink Pukka’s after dinner tea, “A delicious digestif of organic sweet fennel, roasted chicory & cardamom.” Matt has a mini topic this week and he gives a little background info on podcast stats. He also shares his love of spreadsheets and numbers. Emily’s topic is being a fan. She loves the Columbus Blue Jackets, Game of Thrones, and Taylor Swift. She talks about loving things and having these things make you sad. Be a fan of the show and listen to this week’s episode.


Summer Camps with Mike Zakarian



Matt and Emily have friends! This week, they are talking to their friend Mike Zakarian about summer camp. Mike, Matt and Emily have all experienced the joys and pains of summer camp and are here to talk about it! While they are chatting, they are drinking Tazo’s organic spicy ginger tea. Listen to find out if it was their cup of tea.