The Presidents of the United States with Jared Weil



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!


Drinking Games & Pixar with Brandon Dzirko



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!


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!


The Tenerife Airport Disaster of 1977 with Teffa Hagans



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!


Parental Control with Laura Merli



Matt & Emily have a friend this week and they are talking to Laura Merli about tea and her topic this week, the MTV show, Parental Control. The contestants on this show have to choose between their current significant other or dates their parents picked out for them. Laura talks about what she loves about this show and why everyone should watch it. They are drinking Mighty Leaf’s African Nectar tea. This rooibos tea has no caffeine and caused Emily to rant (yet again) about how tea without caffeine does not make sense! While the tea might not make sense, is this African Nectar tea their cup of tea? Listen to the episode to find out!


Star Fox & Binge Mode



Matt & Emily are friends who are all alone this week. They are drinking Snooze, a tea from Tea Pigs. Don’t worry, Matt & Emily don’t fall asleep! Matt’s mini topic this week is the video game Star Fox. He discusses visiting the shrine the game was based on while in Japan and talks about this underrated video game. Emily talks about her favorite podcast, Binge Mode. Emily loves this podcast because it’s about her favorite thing, Harry Potter. She talks about the hosts of the podcast and their shared love of fantasy stories. Listen to the episode to find out even more about this week’s topics!


YouTube with Lindsey Myers



Matt & Emily have a friend this week and it is fellow comedian Lindsey Myers. This week, they are drinking Raspberry Inferno tea from The London Tea Company. This tea is a mix of raspberries and chili but do they need a fire extinguisher to deal with the heat? While they are drinking tea, Lindsey talks about her topic, YouTube! Lindsey shares about why she enjoys watching YouTube and her favorite channels. Both Matt & Lindsey enjoy watching YouTube while Emily prefers to use her time watching countless crafting videos on Facebook. Listen to the episode to find out even more about this week’s topic!


Dumplings with Norah Jones



Matt & Emily have so many friends and their friend this week is Norah Jones. Norah’s topic this week is dumplings. She shares her definition of a dumpling and they discuss what foods are actually dumplings. The conversation leads to the age old question, “Are pop-tarts dumplings?” During this conversation, Matt, Emily & Norah are drinking Plum Deluxe’s Apple Cinnamon Warmth Black Tea. This tea feels like a warm hug but was it their cup of tea? Listen to find out!

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Doodling & Yards



Matt & Emily are all alone this week and are only allowed to talk to each other. Emily had the mini topic this week and she talks about her favorite pastime, doodling. She talks about getting bored and writing her name in different fonts and drawing spirals everywhere. Matt’s big topic this week is yards, even though he is a city boy. He shares his thoughts, good and bad, on yards. Matt & Emily describe their childhood yards and it turns out, they both had pools! This episode, they are drinking Portland Rose City Chai by Plum Deluxe. Matt & Emily are tea ambassadors for Plum Deluxe. If you follow this link: https://plumdeluxe.idevaffiliate.com/171.html and use the VIP code ‘TeaBD’ at checkout, you will save 10% on your order and support the show!


Degrassi with Elisa Ballou



Matt & Emily have a friend this week and her name is Elisa Ballou. Elisa’s topic this week is Degrassi (and a little bit of the television show, Kid Nation). Elisa has watched and loved all forms of the television show Degrassi. She talks about her favorite seasons, episodes and character arcs. Emily makes some great Drake references and Matt compares his high school experience to Degrassi. This week’s tea is Let It Snow by David’s Tea. This green tea is great for the frightful weather of early July so snuggle up to your air conditioning and listen to this week’s episode.