I Need a Hobby

Three recent college grads working the 9-5 and trying to make the most of the 5-9. Each week Alex, Chris, and Andrew pick a new hobby, challenge, or activity and tell you about it. New episode every Wednesday.
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Mar 14, 2018

The powers that be are making us release one more conspiracy theories episode.  Listen to Chris talk about Paul McCartney, Andrew discuss flight MH370, and Alex talk about MK-Ultra mind control.  If you listen to this episode backgrounds you might find out which one of the hosts is actually dead!

Mar 7, 2018

The beautiful game. The guys are joined by Andrew's brother and informal CTO Matt to discuss their relationship with Chess after trying this hobby for months. We go in depth about all the ups and downs with our chess journey. Also, Matt is skeptical of falling rocks signs.

Feb 28, 2018

This week, we're stuck! We tell you all about escape rooms and how to (try?) to get out of them. This is a can't miss episode, a treat for the fans of the activity! Also Alex questions a bottle, Chris comes up with an app that would get wrecked by the Sharks, and Andrew wants to know its ok to have road rage.

Feb 21, 2018

In the sequel of INAH Olympics, we take on the snowy version of our favorite semiannual event- The Winter Olympics. We talk about all of America's heroes, the most exciting sports but mostly we come at the media! Also Alex wants ditch Facebook, Andrew asks the biggest question of 2020: The Rock v Zuckeberg, and Chris wants to keep the notifications to a minimum

Feb 14, 2018

Greatest Youtube videos of all time:

Four Square a Gentleman's Sport:

Balls for Lolz:

Balls for Lolz 2: 

Feb 7, 2018

We were due for another tournament style episode, this time to determine what is the greatest snack of them all! An episode so intense, you might want to get some crudités after this. Thanks to all the listeners that submitted their favorite and let us know what we should do for the twice annual INAHpod summit!

Jan 31, 2018

Hut hut hike! Are you ready for some football! This week we talk about our lifetime of watching the pigskin. A must listen to help prepare for the Super Bowl this week. Also Chris questions the gall of the man at an airport, Alex innovates the stamp game, and Andrew wants to win big on the radio

Jan 24, 2018

Have all the answers but none of the questions?  Looking for someone to be the Alex Trebek to your Pat Sajak?  Well look no further because this week we're talking trivia!  Also, Andrew wonders why parents love Alexa, Alex discusses returning food, and Chris describes an awkward encounter..

Jan 17, 2018

This week we solved a 1000 piece puzzle! Also, Chris is wondering whether Trump had anything to do with the increased character limit, Andrew wants to spy on people with Newspapers, and Alex questions the ridiculous amount of national holidays every day.

Jan 10, 2018

Our letterboxd accounts!




Our Untappd names!

Andrew: Magestical

Chris: cday1994

Alex: aweselsofa


Jan 7, 2018

Tune in to hear Andrew and Alex discuss their thoughts on Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi!  Spoilers galore

Jan 3, 2018

I'll take my podcast with extra cheese! This week we talk through some of the most popular sandwiches and give our opinions on the stuff you put between two pieces of bread. Tune into to find out which sandwich will come out on top. Also Chris has deja vu at a restaurant, Andrew does not care about robot rights, and Alex wants to know if he's being rude in grocery stores. 

Dec 27, 2017

The culmination of a great year for our podcast! We look back on some of the interesting moments 2017 had to offer. Also, Andrew wonders whether 3-D printers are fading out, Alex is confused about caffeine in his shampoo, and Chris' family is moving out of his childhood home and is wondering where to put his trophies.

Dec 26, 2017

Enjoy a bonus holiday episode!

Dec 20, 2017

The highly anticipated sequel to History of Memes, meme historian and cohost Alex takes Andrew and Chris through a journey of the best and worst memes of 2017. See what memes make the top 10 and which ones end up on the wall of shame! Also, Chris questions a man purchasing two pretzels, Andrew gives everyone a chance to plug their favorite songs of 2017, and Alex can't get behind the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Dec 13, 2017

What was hyped up as Andrew's Kanye West episode ended up going deep into the rabbit hole of cryptocurrency. Back to back intense episodes will hopefully lead us to more lighthearted episodes in the coming weeks (2017 memes anyone?). PLEASE INVEST RESPONSIBLY! And do your own research.

Dec 6, 2017

Wanna get rich? Us too! Listen to this episode to find out what we are doing to become the first podcast billionaires. Also Andrew and Chris get into some password talk in the first ever collab WOYM and Alex, or should I say Ryan, needs some advice.

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Nov 29, 2017

This week we kicked off the day after Thanksgiving with an American pastime, Black Friday shopping! We talked post Thanksgiving meals, deals, and steals that you can find at Gamestop. Also, Alex is confused about pears as a work gift, Chris' Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, and Andrew is curious about the Noble Eightfold Path.

Nov 22, 2017

The boys are back with another episode about the hobby that brought us all together: Running. Alex talks marathons and his problems with congratulations, Chris talks half marathons and doesn't even mention Vaseline once and Andrew talks about his return to running and lessons from Physical Therapy. No What's on Your Mind cause we couldn't stop running our mouths, but we have a great theme song anyways!

Nov 15, 2017

On a dark, calm, night, with a full moon illuminating the sky, you hear a faint scream in the far far distance.  Someone must be listening to the new episode of I Need A Hobby where the hosts discuss spooky mythical creatures!  Listen to hear Chris talk about the Chupacabra, Andrew discuss The Beast of Gevaudan, and Alex talk about Krampus the Christmas Demon! 

Nov 8, 2017

Alex is running another marathon, so Chris and Andrew talk about the hobby he probably likes the least, Fantasy Football! Tune in for the exciting conclusion to the UMass Softball story, the first live phone call in podcast history, and of course fantasy football talk. Later, we are joined by guest Bryan, who is unsure how to say hello to people, Chris wants to make a worldwide drink, and Andrew wonders how all president's have a notorious photo.

Nov 1, 2017

Tired from staying up all night handing out candy to trick or treaters? Start your day by listening to us talk about pumpkin carving! We each got a pumpkin, carved it, and our ready to teach your our tricks and treat you to some great content. Also Andrew is creeping our his roommates, Chris is inspired by the perfect Reuben, and Alex feels bad for Carrot Top.

Oct 25, 2017

Put down your big mac, finish off the rest of your super sized soda and prepare to have your life changed for the better!  This week Andrew, Chris, and Alex talk about their experiences with the Whole 30 diet challenge!  Also, stay tuned for a sweet treat Take it Or Leave It segment at the end!

Oct 22, 2017

Andrew and Alex talk about moving and how Andrew can win a lot of money. Also Alex eats his first ever cider donut live on pod!

Oct 18, 2017

Take off the training wheels and slide into your bike shorts, this is going to be a wild ride of an episode!  This week, the trio talks about bicycling!  Also, Andrew revolutionizes laundry, Chris questions eco-friendly grocery stores, and Alex gives his local bar a scathing review. 

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