Matt & Emily welcome their friend Billy Soco to the podcast to drink DAVIDsTEA’s La La Lemon tea. In one of the more heated mini-topics of all time, Emily is talking about Peanut Butter M&M’s, comparing them to other M&M’s and to candies as a whole. Billy comes in ready to talk about everything in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Iron Man, Captain America, The Avengers, Disney gaining the rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four, past movies, future movies, TV shows, Brie Larson, and more!
Everyone has an opinion on Star Wars and this week Matt & Emily let you in on some of theirs. They talk the prequels, the original trilogy, the sequel trilogy, the anthology films, and—most importantly—rank the droids. They do this all while they enjoy organic cinnamon rooibos chai tea by DAVIDsTEA.
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.
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.
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!
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).
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.
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.
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!
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.