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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Aug 16, 2017

Tiny houses?! Scientology?! Steroids?! What do these things have in common? Very little, but this week we each watched a different documentary and came to the studio to tell you about them. If you're a fan of documentaries, but would rather hear three cool kids tell you an abbreviated version than watch the whole darn thing, this is the place to go. 

Small is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary

My Scientology Movie


Aug 9, 2017

This week we took on one of America's favorite TV shows, American Ninja Warrior aka obstacle training!  See how Alex, Chris, and Andrew do tackling the warped wall, the famed salmon ladder, and the many more weird obstacles.  Also, Chris discusses celebrity bar crawls, Andrew questions roman numerals, and Alex has a strange encounter while running. 

Aug 2, 2017

If every INAH episode was a playing card, we could finally play a full card game! Complete with 2 jokers (Ghost pepper and power hour episodes). This week we talked about the great times we've had with a simple deck of playing cards. You like Kevin James as the King of Queens? This episode is the king of kings! Also, the fans question the daily struggle of the consistent 9-5, Chris is getting a sunburn on his scalp, Alex wants to discover the truth behind cookies, and Andrew is curious about buried treasure.

Jul 26, 2017

Catch! This week we talk about a true classic. We're throwing and catching balls of all shapes and sizes and telling you about on this week's episode. And Andrew surprises us with another new section. What could be better than that?! Also, Alex tells us about WHCD, Chris has a game changing business idea, and Andrew wants to know if his meal is pareve.


Jul 19, 2017

Get ready for the I Need A Hobby 50th Episode Bonanza!!  We did another classic INAH bracket to find out what the ultimate hobby is!  County fairs, moving, magic tricks, it could be anything!  Tune in to find out! 


A very sincere thank you for supporting us for 50 episodes! 

Jul 12, 2017

We bring on self proclaimed Disc Golf Extraordinaire and Andrew's roommate Paul to talk about Disc Golf. President of the UMass Disc Golf club for 3 years and a man with 8 aces to his name. Also, Paul is wondering if his friend is too old to hang out with him, Alex is checking in on the Harlem Shake, Chris questions a man playing a saxophone, and Andrew is sick of restaurant marketing gimmicks.

Jul 5, 2017

It's a scorcher out there in this episode as we talk about summer activities. We talk about some of the ways that we have fun in the sun and tackle the age old debate of which season is the best. Listen in to hear Chris's new segment "Season's Riddles". Critics are calling it the Winter of segments (hated by most, loved by few). Also Andrew talks about the man on all of our minds (Lavar Ball), Alex proposes Taco Bell as a potentially healthy alternative, and Chris doesn't want his coworkers to think he's a little boy.

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Jun 28, 2017

Grab your popcorn, place your bets, and get ready for the first ever INAH Scooper Bowl.  An exciting sweet sixteen tournament with ice cream flavors going at each other to decide the greatest flavor of them all.  Also, stay tuned for a new segment!

Jun 21, 2017

This week we hit the gym. The three of us share our routines, talk about our first memories of "working out", our current routines, and get into some of the staples legends at every gym. Also Chris wants to drink Mountain Dew, Andrew questions a famous American question, and Alex is looking for the right masseuse.


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Jun 19, 2017

Andrew's oldest friend and INAH stan joins the guys in this special bonus episode where we talk about all things film.

Matt's Screening:

And The Boys Go Trailer:

And The Boys Go IMDB:

Jun 14, 2017

Take me out the ball game and welcome! This week we went to a Red Sox game and talk everything from grand slams to bland stans. Just kidding, Henry is not a bland guy you can tell by his voicemail! Also, Alex hates on Kevin from Home Alone, Andrew recalls a former speeding ticket, and Chris still hates the beach. Boston's finest listen for free!

Jun 7, 2017

Grab a brush, grab some paint, sit back, and relax while we talk about the soothing voice and incredible skill of Mr Bob Ross himself!  Tune in to find out who the best painter of the INAH trio is (hint, it's DEFINITELY not Chris).  Also, Chris wants to show off his calves, Alex ponders barbers, and Andrew revolutionizes the industry of coins. 

May 31, 2017

Are you trapped in a room with no way of escaping??  Well you might as well just throw in the towel, whip out your headphones, and tune in to this all new episode of INAH and then maybe you'll learn how to escape.  In this episode we talk about the new sensation of Boda Borg and (briefly touch on escape rooms as well).  Also, Andrew finally grows up, Alex is sick of bad fashion trends, and Chris retires his clicker. 

May 24, 2017

Welcome to season 2. We're moving back into your podcast queue with an episode about moving. We talk about it all from the apartment hunt to move in day and everything in between. Also Andrew wants to pick the perfect name, Chris is scared of darts, and Alex has beef with Betty White.

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Apr 19, 2017

Was OJ Simpson responsible for the killing of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman or was there another party involved? Did the Apollo 11 moon landing occur as we were led to believe or was there some foul play by the government and/or Hollywood? Are they the Berenstain or Berenstein Bears or does the Mandela effect lead to proof that there are multiple universes? All that and more on the long awaited sequel of I Need A Hobby: Conspiracy Theories 2. Also we might think people can teleport.

Apr 12, 2017

You must be at least 21 years of age to enjoy this episode.  This week Chris really lets his freak flag fly when we discuss going out to bars.  Also, Andrew has beef with cows, Chris ponders music genres, and Alex hates vowels.  Enjoy responsibly. 

Apr 5, 2017

This week we had a very frustrating time playing Minecraft but it was all worth it for the experiences we brought to this podcast. Never again will you break down the door to your own house if you follow the tips in this podcast. Email in if you want to join the realm! Also, Andrew faces an awkward situation on a bus, Alex wants drive thru pizza, and Chris is taking caffeine pills disguised as cold medicine.

Mar 29, 2017

Only 90s kids will get this episode, because we talk about all the hit shows from the 90s!  Well, more specifically the early 00s.  Looking for your favorite podcasters' opinions on hit shows like Spongebob, Cow and Chicken and Pelswick (yes, we said Pelswick) well look no further!  Also, Alex creates a road race business around popular marathons, Chris has concerns with his general practitioner, and Andrew has a change of heart. 

Mar 22, 2017

If this is your first time hearing this you are about to experience Alex losing his mind. This is a podcast for all the Kanye fans (and Stans) out there. When you're done with the episode the next time you hear a Kanye song you can't help but think no one else in the room knows the full story.

Mar 13, 2017

Early episode this week so you guys have time to make your brackets!  Follow guest host Billy's advice and see how your bracket does against ours. 

Follow the link to sign up for the bracket challenge.  Winner gets a prize from the hosts!

Mar 8, 2017

In the year 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright invented the airplane and were the first humans to take to the sky.  In the year 2017, the I Need A Hobby crew talks about in-flight movies, delayed flights, and their go-to on flight drink orders in this episode on our Air Travel. Whether your preparing for a trip, looking to block out the screaming child next to you, or just want to imagine the wonders of flight, this is a must listen. Also Andrew skips half-time interview, Chris talks money on the wall, and Alex is still questioning and/or scared of the killer clowns.

Mar 1, 2017

Tune in to to hear us talk about bowling!  Candle pin?  Duck pin?  Bowling For Soup?  You name it, we talked about it!  This is a real turkey of an episode so don't miss it!  Also, Chris discusses athletic strategy, Andrew ponders infomercials, and Alex changes the grocery industry as we know it. 

Feb 22, 2017

This week we took on one of the Winter's finest hobbies: Skiing. Tune in to listen to us talk about black diamonds, small talk on the ski lift, and perfecting the pizza french fry method. Also Andrew takes a stand on blonde jokes, Alex reminisces on a questionable television show, and Chris has some hot takes on writing utensils

Feb 15, 2017

This week we tried juggling all the commitments in our lives, literally! We talk famous juggling styles, world records, and jogglers. If you think you can take a 3 ball shower than this is the podcast for you! Also, Chris wants to go off the grid, Alex attempts to debunk a staple of the deep south, and Andrew hates the Chainsmokers.

Feb 8, 2017

Have you ever found yourself theorizing about nonexistent babies in Rugrats, the true power held by Jar Jar Binks, or the intertwined beauty that is the Pixar Universe?  Well then you're in luck!  This week Andrew, Chris, and Alex delve into three different wild but almost believable fan theories that will leave you in awe... when you see it! 

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