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AMA Bonus: Gollum Leaves A Message For 'The Precious'

Friday, July 18, 2014

Here's a tease of the grand prize that actor Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the ApesLord of the Rings trilogy) gave our winner. 

The full episode with Andy Serkis drops July 24th, 2014.

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The Really Hard Edition 2: Electric Boogaloo

Thursday, July 17, 2014

(Favorites Episode 006) Give your brain the ultimate workout as we revisit more of our toughest games to date — can you name famous commercial jingles when sung in Italian, or insert comic strips into your favorite novels?

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Really Hard Edition 2: Part 1

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Can you remember two things at once? Combine the names of celebrities and countries in "International Doppelgangers," then nest words inside of other words in "Russian Dolls."
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Really Hard Edition 2: Part 2

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It's the definitive test of cultural references, from celebrities and commercial jingles, to comic strips and classic literature, in "Nick Names," "Jingle All the Way," and "Literary Comic Strips."
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Really Hard Edition 2: Part 3

Thursday, July 17, 2014

In the home stretch, we test Radiolab's Jad Abumrad on accidental scientific discoveries. Plus, They Might Be Giants give a quiz chock full of trick questions, aptly titled, "Wrong, Wrong, Wrong."
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Something Special In The Air

Thursday, July 10, 2014

What does the painting American Gothic and a "continental" breakfast have in common? They both contain names of airlines. Grab your boarding pass and get ready for take-off in this quiz.
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The Soundgarden Of Music

Thursday, July 10, 2014

We mashed up popular musicians with the names of Broadway shows to create a can't-miss theatre lineup. Look out for the show about a rap artist who meets a girl named Maria: Kanye West Side Story.
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He's Back

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Throw on your shades and leather jacket to honor the iconic Terminator quote, "I'll be back," by using other words that rhyme with "back." Are you a large mammal related to an ox? "I"ll be yak."
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Reverse The Irreversible

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Get ready to roll and rock: in this game, switch the order of paired words that always appear in a certain sequence. We give you the second part; you give us the first: the bees and the...?
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The Body Eclectic

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Make no bones about it, this final round is body-licious! The answer to every clue contains the name of a body part. Who will prove themselves head and shoulders above the rest?
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Doug Liman: Action Speaks Louder

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Edge of Tomorrow director shares his rule-breaking ways, from treating his summer blockbuster films like film school projects to "killing" Tom Cruise on the big screen.
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Nice Outfit

Thursday, July 10, 2014

We're not sure if Prince would be into a girl wearing a "Raspberry Foulard." In this game, we've replaced songs featuring articles of clothing and accessories with more hilarious ones.
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Live. Puzzle. Repeat.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

(Episode 321) Get your popcorn ready for a thrilling, action-packed hour, as our V.I.P., Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman, shares his formula for making an edgy, mind-blowing blockbuster film.

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AMA Bonus: Doug Liman On "Edge of Tomorrow" and Its Meaning

Monday, July 07, 2014

Director Doug Liman has strived to include a message in all of his films, whether it's an independent film like "Swingers," or a blockbuster like "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." In this bonus clip from our upcoming episode, host Ophira Eisenberg talks with Liman about how he's tried to convey deeper meanings in his films, the political story behind "The Bourne Identity," and the meaning behind his new film, "Edge of Tomorrow" — how one person can make a difference.

Hear the full episode with VIP Doug Liman starting Thursday, July 10th.

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A Little Impression Goes A Long Way (R)

Thursday, July 03, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 302) As the saying goes, "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery," and this week's Very Important Puzzler, actor Justin Long has a knack for impressions.

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AMA Bonus: They Might Be Giants, Dial-A-Song

Friday, June 27, 2014

Starting in the mid-1980s, They Might Be Giants' John Flansburgh and John Linnell used an unusual method of DIY distribution to share new music with their fans. In this bonus clip from this week's episode, hear them tell host Ophira Eisenberg how they hacked their answering machine, and why. 

Did you know Ask Me Another has a voicemail box? Call us at 563-ASK-ME-22 (563-275-6322) and record us your own song!

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Shall We Dance?

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Lace up your boogie shoes — in this game, we achieve the unachievable and dance on the radio. We give you step-by-step instructions to a popular dance, and you give us its name. It's electric!
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It Was The Best Of Lines

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Can you name these literary classics after we've modernized their opening lines with current slang? "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is cray-cray in its own way."
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Just Sit Right Back

Thursday, June 26, 2014

It used to be that a TV theme song told an entire show's premise. Lately, all you get is a wordless ditty. In this game, we've rewritten the lyrics to classic TV tunes to be about modern-day dramas.
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Rule of Three

Thursday, June 26, 2014

It's said that all good things come in threes — which is why this final round is all about three-word groupings that always go together. Go! Fight! Win! Three cheers for this week's champion.
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