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Episodes

Fifty Shades of Podcasting

11/4/2019
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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.

Duration:00:47:10

Lucky Numbers

10/21/2019
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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.

Duration:00:34:49

Donut Universe

10/7/2019
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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.

Duration:00:46:50

Juul vs. The World

9/30/2019
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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!

Duration:00:43:11

The Greg of Wall Street

9/23/2019
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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.

Duration:00:40:10

Whale Wars

9/16/2019
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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: bonfire.com/sd3

Duration:00:43:16

You Will Not Regret This Purchase

9/9/2019
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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: bonfire.com/sd3

Duration:00:38:39

Pyramid of Damnation

4/29/2019
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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.

Duration:00:56:32

The Old World

4/22/2019
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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.

Duration:01:06:34

Nate's Monologue

4/15/2019
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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.

Duration:00:30:44

Go Outside

4/8/2019
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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.

Duration:00:35:47

UMass Madness Dining Bracket

4/1/2019
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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.

Duration:00:42:55

Black Coffee and Straight Whiskey

3/25/2019
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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.

Duration:00:30:17

Everything Wrong with Education

3/18/2019
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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.

Duration:01:10:51

Gas Station Chicken

3/4/2019
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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.

Duration:00:47:56

A Son of Liberty

2/25/2019
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Guest star and graduating senior Cam, A.K.A. "Big Loud", helped leave behind a legacy of hockey heckling with the UMass Sons of Liberty. Get some insider knowledge on the #1 rowdiest fan section of the #2 college hockey team in the nation as we head toward the playoffs. Later, we talk grand larceny, original music and corrupt politics.

Duration:00:53:14

The Language of Love

2/18/2019
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Animal science major Molli joins the podcast to recap Valentine's Day 2019 and discuss the strange obligations that come with various holidays throughout the year. Later, Steven offers relationship advice and Nate teaches the gang about the five human love languages which apparently exist. Are you in it for the likes or for the love?

Duration:00:49:36

2020 Vision

2/11/2019
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Fellow political science major Jacob joins the podcast to make bold predictions and offer valuable insights about the impending presidential election in 2020. An introductory overview of the prospective candidates somehow leads its way into a grandiose discussion of the balance between good and evil in the world as we entertain future possibilities of the party system in the United States. This is only the beginning.

Duration:00:51:30

Free Trial Philosophy

2/4/2019
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To build a utopia you have to maximize suffering. To explain why, biomedical engineering major Sam joins the podcast to briefly contemplate the natural blend of order and chaos in the world and then share his own philosophical insights on how to balance pursuing career interests and personal passions. At the end we hear a crazy summer camp story. Please comment your credit card information for full access to Sam's wisdom.

Duration:00:49:39

Bed Bed Bed Bed Bed

1/28/2019
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Back for the winter, the boys discuss the phenomenon of sleep. Mike shares a crazy family sleepwalking story, Steven ponders how the subconscious mind can control the body, Greg laughs at things people say in their sleep, and Nate opens up about his strange recurring nightmares about sending texts to the wrong people. At the end, some predictions for the upcoming Super Bowl are etched into stone.

Duration:00:44:00