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Stay Flossy

Guest star Abby handed Nancy Pelosi a toothbrush and floss this past summer as a lobbyist for the American Dental Association. She also thinks Amy Klobuchar is the candidate to defeat Donald Trump in November. The squad talks politics in light of the striking results from the New Hampshire primary and debates the most probable outcomes of the election. Steven begins the conversation undecided - listen until the end to see who he gets convinced to vote for! Listen to Abby "brush up on all the...


The Game Is Rigged

Sam researches tissue engineering and returns to the podcast to talk about his plans to save the world with lab-grown meat. He also has a hunch that the Super Bowl is rigged. The boys unpack the conspiracy theory and then take on the Iowa Caucus, which is clearly not rigged.


Coronavirus For President

Ian joins the podcast to talk about goulash, degenerate gambling and the impending Democratic primary. Greg thinks Coronavirus is a hoax.


Hand-Screwed Toothpaste

Mike thinks humans are imperfect. To figure out what to do about it, the boys relate the National Football League, cold-hearted airlines, self-driving cars, communism and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in a thrilling discussion of human error. Also, Nate gets bleeped out for the first time in podcast history. This it for it for the fall- thanks for listening! We'll catch you in 2020.


Always the Real Deal

Greg may not be 21 yet, but he knows that if you want $1 cocktails at Applebee's, you should sit at the bar. After reflecting on the world of legal drinking, the gang constructs a definitive hierarchy of chain restaurants, from Taco Bell to Cheesecake Factory. To conclude, Nate presents interesting research about lemons.


Fifty Shades of Podcasting

On the long-anticipated 50th episode, the boys talk it out: Fifty First Dates, Fifty Shades of Grey, r/FiftyFifty, the fifty states, and bologna sandwiches. Don't forget your roots.


Lucky Numbers

Special guests Ananya and Nina join the podcast to discuss their experiences in linguistics, music, and living in Europe. Later, we share our biggest superstitions and try to figure out what the big deal is with astrology.


Donut Universe

Are we living on the two-dimensional surface of a three-dimensional donut? According to guest stars Morgan and Maya, knowing for sure may be more difficult than you think. Steven whips out astrophysics knowledge as we talk anti-matter, dark energy, white holes, and the edge of the Universe. Excuse the sound quality... Mike wasn't here this week.


Juul vs. The World

Steven goes chasing waterfalls and finds a conversation about the national vaping crisis instead. After, the gang talks culture, capitalism, cheap thrills and college drinking. An old man on a mountaintop gets the last word. Alden, listen to this episode!


The Greg of Wall Street

Greg and Nate trade stories of life crises at college, discuss college majors and career paths, then go over some basic lessons of economics, as one does.


Whale Wars

Do you thirst for adventure? The boys discuss Moby Dick, Japanese spider crabs, high-tech harpoons and Manifest Destiny as they speculate about daring lifestyles now extinct in twenty-first century, middle-class life. Merch available at:


You Will Not Regret This Purchase

As the Supply and Demand crew adjusts to living in an apartment and commanding their own kitchen, they reflect on the costs of real life and remember the biggest wastes of money they've ever committed. If you're looking for a purchase that will not waste your money, Season 3 merchandise is available now at:


Pyramid of Damnation

Heck. Shoot. Darn. The boys discuss swearing, including ancient origins, cultural norms, childhood stories, gender stereotypes, and more. In trying to assemble a hierarchy of curse words from least offensive to most egregious, the gang finally finds something they passionately disagree about. At the end, we wrap up the season with a riveting conclusion to the UMass Dining bracket.


The Old World

In the wake of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, Greg attempts to tell the complete history of all Abrahamic religion, Alden analyzes the current state of the Israel-Palestine conflict, Nate contemplates existential philosophy, Steven provides a brief synopsis of Einstein's theory of relativity... and Mike watches the Bruins game.


Nate's Monologue

The crew left town so Nate takes over the podcast for a week. Listen to an insightful rant about research in the political science department, off-the-cuff life advice, and other musings.


Go Outside

In celebration of long-anticipated nice weather, Mike and Steven share insights into the art of a Billerica cookout while Nate and Greg offer some woke hiking stories. Get out in the great outdoors and appreciate nature... or at the very least, have a burger with a side of macaroni salad.


UMass Madness Dining Bracket

Frank stir fry or Worcester grab-and-go chicken? Spinach pie or white bean gratin? The boys debate the best meals from the best campus meal service in the nation and create a March Madness style bracket... tune in next week when the winner will be revealed. Along the way, Nate goes off on a tangent about the nuances and intricacies of different pastries.


Black Coffee and Straight Whiskey

This week we are joined by Noah, a marine engineering major at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and Garrett, who works full-time as a plumber, to shed light on life outside of UMass and hear wild stories from Caribbean islands and dirty basements. It feels good to be handy.


Everything Wrong with Education

In light of the recent college admissions bribery scandal sweeping national news, Nate and Greg sit down for a long chat about all of the flaws (and potential) of the profoundly competitive and seemingly broken higher education system in the United States. In a record-length episode, we also set a record by actually talking about the economic concept of supply and demand in conversation.


Gas Station Chicken

Virginia native Liv climbs onto the podcast to discuss her studies in sustainable community development and shed light on our misconceptions about Southern cuisine and culture. While they zig, you gotta zag.