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Coupe De Grace

Thursday, December 04, 2014

This week on the show, break the rules of spelling, sing along to our re-write of Lorde's "Royals" (that is about actual royalty), and, if it pleases the court, test your knowledge of cliché legal phrases with star of Benched and Happy Endings, Eliza Coupe. 

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Eat, Play, Love

Thursday, November 27, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 307) Eat, pray and love your way through games about Italian foods, oddly-named deities and the best part of any newspaper--the funny pages--with V.I.P. and bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert.

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Let's Do This Thing

Thursday, November 20, 2014

(Rebroadcast Episode 314) Make groan-worthy puns about Shaquille O'Neal, sing commercial jingles in Italian, and test your knowledge of rap music with comedian and television writer Hannibal Buress.

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AMA Bonus: Miracleman, Issue #26

Friday, November 14, 2014

Neil Gaiman says that he is working on issue #26 of Miracleman, the lapsed comic series he worked on in the 1990s with artist Mark Buckingham. Rumors have flown around the comics community for years — here, he confirms that the series shall return. 

Plus, hear what happens when Neil attempts to classify his writing. It's nearly impossible. 

Hear the full episode with VIP Neil Gaiman, "The Model of a Modern Major Game Show," now.

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One Letter Away From Fame

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Take a single letter away from a celebrity's name and he's transformed. If the star of World War Z lost a letter in his first name, he becomes a piece of lingerie: "Bra Pitt."
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Heroic Tunes

Thursday, November 13, 2014

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's house musician Jonathan Coulton, performing Five For Fighting's soft-rock classic "Superman (It's Not Easy)" with rewritten lyrics about famous comic book heroes!
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Fictional Illnesses

Thursday, November 13, 2014

R2-D2-berculosis? In this game, we've mashed up the names of fictional comic, sci-fi and fantasy characters with medical diseases or conditions. Welcome to the hypochondriac's Comic Con.
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Something Borrowed

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Karaoke. Guru. Opera. This game features "loanwords," English words that have been "borrowed" from other languages. Can you guess the loanword from its language of origin and the English translation?
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Answers So Nice, They Named Them Twice

Thursday, November 13, 2014

They call New York, New York, "the city so nice, they named it twice," and that's the theme for this game. All answers will be phrases that feature repeated words or names.
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300 Spartans Can't Be Wrong

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Inspired by the film 300, all answers rhyme with King Leonidas' notorious line, "This is Sparta!" and should be delivered in your best Spartan yell.
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It's A Neil Gaiman Universe; We Just Live In It

Thursday, November 13, 2014

How familiar are you with the Gaimanverse? The author of Coraline, American Gods and Sandman tries to stump a superfan with fake descriptions of fantastical characters.
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Neil, Gamin': The Author Is Quizzed On Gilbert & Sullivan

Thursday, November 13, 2014

When he was nine years old, Neil Gaiman won a newspaper contest about Gilbert & Sullivan. See how much he remembers about the duo's 19th century operettas...and whether he can sing his answers.
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The Model Of A Modern Major Game Show

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ask Me Another dons its mask and cape for a super special episode recorded live at New York Comic Con Super Week. In this love letter to comic book nerds and the people who love them, author Neil Gaiman sings 19th century operettas, stumps his fans, and discusses his fandoms: beekeeping, and Gilbert & Sullivan.

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AMA Bonus: Love and Neil Gaiman's The Sandman

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Author Neil Gaiman explains to Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg why his comic book series The Sandman is the only sexually transmitted comic in the world.

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AMA Bonus: Suddenly "Seymour" - Ethan Hawke's Directorial Debut

Monday, November 10, 2014

Ethan Hawke discusses Robin Williams, his Dead Poets Society co-star, and Seymour Bernstein, the subject of his new documentary Seymore: An Introduction. Although he met them 30 years apart, Hawke considers both of them his mentors.

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AMA Bonus: Happy Birthday Ethan Hawke!

Friday, November 07, 2014

In honor of Ethan Hawke's birthday (Nov. 6th), we let him be a little racy on public radio. Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg wonders if future directors will try to trump the Boyhood model — a movie filmed over 12 years — by making movies over even longer periods of time. Then Ethan has an idea. 

Hear more from Ethan Hawke in our most recent episode, "Puzzlehood."

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Cinema Snacks

Thursday, November 06, 2014

If you think the best part of going to the movies is the popcorn and candy, this game is for you! All the answers are mash-ups of movie titles and names of foods, like "Children of the Corned Beef."
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To Be Or Not To Be

Thursday, November 06, 2014

To bedazzle, or not to bedazzle? In the spirit of Hamlet's famous soliloquy, all the answers in this game begin with the letters "B-E." Now give us your best dramatic read.
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Load Of B.S.

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Don't worry, this is a G-rated game. The answers will be people and things with the initials B.S., like "baby shower." Then, VIP Ethan Hawke serenades the winner live on the Ask Me Another stage.
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The Game Room

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Hope you're in the mood for game night. In this round, all the answers contain the name of a popular board game. Who will use their Craniums and emerge numero Uno?
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