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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Dec 28, 2016

We talk about the big moments of the year 2016 as a year and look forward to a successful year of podcasting in 2017! Tune in to hear it all, including some unreleased podcast moments and a special announcement at the end

Dec 21, 2016

Do you smell what the pod is cooking?  Well I hope not because it most likely smells like eggs!  This week hosts Andrew, Chris, and Alex devoted their free time to the hobby of cooking.  Watch out Guy Fieri, there's a few more slightly below average chefs in town.  Also, Alex continues to struggle with his name, Andrew questions debit cards, and Chris goes to a Sonic. 

Dec 14, 2016

Tune in for a commercial free hour of I Need A Hobby.  This week, we talked about popular music!  Also, Andrew thinks tall people need to warm up, Alex's name saga continues, and Chris thinks sports are weird jobs.

Dec 7, 2016

When it's Wednesday morning and you're listening to your favorite podcast but no one has seen you in weeks #JustToddThings. This week we talk about everyone's favorite guilty pleasure: memes. Specifically how they've changed over the years. I can haz memes? Yes you can in this episode. Think that meme is bad? Come on in they only get worse! Alright times up let's do this I NEEEEEEEEEED A HOBBBBBBBY

Dec 1, 2016

Strap on your running shoes, grab your Vaseline, and make sure to hydrate because we're about to teach you a thing or two about this week's hobby, Marathon Training!  This instant classic is packed full of enough marathon-based knowledge to get you prepared to PR!  Also, the fans talk about psychopaths, Alex creates the first joint speaker, Chris questions the alcohol industry, and Andrew gets confused by the Hawaiian language.

Nov 23, 2016

We are thankful for a new episode of I Need a Hobby every Wednesday! This week we chatted about the best and worst parts of Thanksgiving and whether or not Chris can make Cranberry sauce, well done! Also the fans question whether attending a neighbor's yard sale is the right move, Andrew is thankful for remote controls, Chris is thankful for no longer using AIM, Alex is thankful Thanksgiving isn't celebrated with Italian Food.

Nov 16, 2016

This week we tried to break into some of the worlds most secure locks: a combination Masterlock and a practice padlock. This hobby was so frustrating we had to listen to Episode 16: Wine Tasting again just to calm ourselves down. Also, we debate whether flying is better than driving (for a while),  Alex wonders how many eggs we've eaten in our lives, Chris wants to make disposable suits, and Andrew is debates the which is the healthiest of the sodas.


Nov 9, 2016

Tired of hearing about the election?  Sounds like you need a hobby!  This week we went wine tasting.  Look, smell, taste, and spit out this episode because its finer than a Pinot Noir!  Also, Alex is perplexed by tap dancing, Andrew wants to do a spelling bee, and Chris is a fan of Cubs trivia.

Nov 2, 2016

Game 7, tonight! Perfect time to release an episode where we talk about famous tales in the world of Major League Baseball. Will Steve Bartman come walk onto Wrigley field with a goat if the Cubs win the World Series? Find out here! Also, Chris keeps forgetting to Vas, Andrew doesn't understand busses and railroads, and Alex wonders which body parts are the best to compliment.

Oct 26, 2016

Hello and welcome to a spooooooky episode of I Need a Hobby, a podcast. This week we talked all about the things that scare us the most and the wonders of the upcoming holiday that is Halloween. Also, Andrew doesn't understand Simon Cowell. Chris questions old people at parties, and Alex doesn't like when people put milk in his bag. Yeah we forgot to do ratings so get at us email in if you want to know!

Oct 19, 2016

This we talked all about the hobbies to do in the great season that is fall (or autumn). Feel free to call Alex out for never having a cider donut! Also, Andrew wonders what happened to illegally downloading music with LimeWire, Alex has to sneeze, and Chris just found out what the next generation of I Need a Hobby listeners is doing these days.

Oct 12, 2016

This week we were joined by special guest and NBA legend Charles Barkley! Also, Alex wonders if the former CEO of Blockbuster uses Netflix, Andrew is sick of brithday cards, and Chris got some hermit crabs (at the time of recording. RIP Prospect and Poncho).

Oct 5, 2016

"I'm like a 5 when I'm just walking around in the street, I'm a 9 at a fair" For this week's 5-9 we went to the Big E and talked about our experiences with county fairs! Also, Andrew wants a better way to unfriend people on Facebook, Alex follows up with the takeout places that can't get his name right, and Chris wants wallpaper to make a comeback.

Sep 28, 2016

This week we risked our life savings and seats on the podcast to bet on sports! A legal hobby. Also, Chris is wondering how much celebrities influence the next trendy food, Andrew mocks people who think Disneyland is better than Disney World, and Alex has the rock climbing idea of the century.

Sep 21, 2016

This week we tried chugging and slugging our way through the streets near Alex's apartment as we attempted the legendary Beer Mile! Find out how Alex's epic race cost him his voice. Also, Alex doesn't know how to place an order for some "to go food", Chris questions the evolution of pranks, and Andrew thinks back to his early years.

Sep 14, 2016

Three Super Cuts please. We've graduated from the 9-5 haircut styles and moved on to the professional podcaster look. Wonder where all the hair in barber shops goes at the end of the day? So do we! Also, Andrew calls out people who carry around gallons of water, Chris wants some Pez, and Alex loves seeing what Bud Light has to say on Instagram

Sep 7, 2016

This week we went running and talked about all of its ups and downs (and not just the hills). Also, True Life: Chris questions cyborg people, Alex wants to fully utilize fake mustaches, and Andrew wonders how effective a bath in tomato juice really is. 

Sep 4, 2016

Happy Labor Day, and welcome to BONUS Sunday episode, an episode. This week we went out to eat and tackled some hard hitting questions. If you don't know what doggie bags are than this is the episode for you! Also, Andrew questions the use of the recorder, Alex calls out Michael Jordan's Dad, and Chris has too many baseball cards.

Aug 31, 2016

Aliens, Bigfoot, JFK, oh my! Mad you had to wait a whole week for an episode? That's okay, Alex, Chris, and Andrew have gone mad too! We each bring a conspiracy theory to the table and put our brains together to decide whether they are real, or just an illusion concocted by the reptilian elite.

Aug 24, 2016

We try to cool off in the Summer by going to the beach, and definitely not by dumping ice on our producer's head. Also, Andrew thinks Sean Paul deserves more credit, Alex is purchasing underwear, and Chris questions whether smells have an opposite. 

Aug 19, 2016

It's that time of year! We talk all about the Summer Olympics including Chris' hatred towards one particular Olympic sport. Also, Andrew doesn't know how to act on elevators, Chris embargoes hundred calorie packs, and Alex reaches out to Taio Cruz. Sponsored by Slime Time Live.

Aug 18, 2016

We delve into the dark arts of magic tricks, learning some sleight of hand, card tricks, hand tricks, and even the ability to read minds. Also, Andrew wants to get in a fight, Alex talks caffeine patches, and Chris is running a marathon (with Andrew and Alex). New episode tomorrow!

Aug 17, 2016

We start things off by tackling the #1 hobby of Summer 2016, Pokémon Go. Also, Alex made a pork loin, Chris went to a trampoline park, and Andrew wants to learn how to cook. New episode tomorrow!