Category Archives: Society

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.

The Endings of Stories and How Do You Know When to End A Story with Megan Moore

Matt & Emily welcome comedian Megan Moore to the podcast where they drink Megan’s Meditative Mind tea from The Tea Spot in Boulder, Colorado! This week’s topic is a mouthful: The Endings of Stories and How Do You Know When to End A Story! We cover dramas and comedies, TV shows and movies, sketches and not-sketches, as well as how to end this very episode!

Daredevil (TV show) & Women in Improv with Shannon Krowicki

Matt & Emily welcome improvisor and actor Shannon Krowicki to the podcast where they drink Forever Nuts by DAVIDsTEA! Matt’s mini-topic is the recently cancelled, Netflix exclusive, superhero television show Daredevil! Shannon’s main-topic is an honest discussion about women in the improv community, including what it means to be a woman doing improv, how people precieve women performing comedy, and ultimately opening up to how gender is used in improv comedy!

Hot Toddy Fall Spectacular

It’s the Hot Toddy Fall Spectacular! In the second ever special episode of TeaBD, Matt & Emily have three guests: Alex Simmons, Kim Tyner, and Laura Miner! In a fall-themed change of pace, they are drinking hot toddy’s—hot water, whiskey, lemon, honey, cinnamon, and cloves—in lieu of tea. The theme of the episode is the season of the hour, fall! What makes fall great? What makes fall bad? How does fall stack up against the other seasons? These questions (and more) are answered.


Matt & Emily are drinking the Pumpkin Chai tea by DAVIDsTEA (with little candy pumpkins in it)! Emily’s topic this week is something they both know a thing or two about: improv! Listen to them talk about how they got into improv comedy and how much they love performing it!

Manatees & Secret Santa with Sean Holloway

Matt & Emily welcome comedian Sean Holloway to the podcast where they drink Tante Te’s Rooibos Havtorn tea. Emily’s mini-topic is her all-time favorite animal, the manatee! Sean Holloway’s guest topic is something he has many good memories of, the Christmastime tradition of Secret Santa!