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'Act Of Faith': Ethan Hawke Talks 'Boyhood' And Its 12-Year Shoot

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The actor may have spent the past 12 years filming Boyhood, but does he remember what life was like back in 2002 when he started filming? We'll test his knowledge in an Ask Me Another Challenge.
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Puzzlehood

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Ethan Hawke talks about the challenges of maintaining a successful acting career over several decades...and making a movie, Boyhood, over the course of 12 years. Plus: you've never heard Rick Astley like how Jonathan Coulton sings Rick Astley.

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Games That Go 'Goosebumps' In The Night

Thursday, October 30, 2014

(Rebroadcsat, Episode 303) Inspired by this week's Very Important Puzzler, the best-selling children's horror author R.L. Stine (Goosebumps, Fear Street), the games in this show have been designed to scare the answers out of you. Find out what zombies eat when they run out of brains, test your Looney Tunes knowledge through a revised rendition of "Sympathy For The Devil" and find out what else Edgar Allen Poe's Raven has been quoth'ing on about. Plus: what scares the man whose job it is to scare kids of all ages?

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AMA Bonus: Lobster Pee, The Best Piece Of Trivia You Learned This Week

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In this debut segment of "The Best Piece Of Trivia You Learned This Week," find out whether lobsters actually pee out of their faces. Share with us the best piece of trivia YOU learned this week by visiting our Facebook or Twitter pages: facebook.com/NPRAskMeAnother | twitter.com/NPRAskMeAnother.

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AMA Bonus: Lobster Pee, The Best Piece of Trivia You Learned This Week

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In the debut segment of "The Best Piece Of Trivia You Learned This Week," find out whether lobsters actually pee out of their faces. Share with us the best piece of trivia YOU learned this week by visiting our Facebook or Twitter pages: facebook.com/NPRAskMeAnother | twitter.com/NPRAskMeAnother.

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AMA Bonus: Lake Street Dive Hearts The 90s

Friday, October 24, 2014

In this podcast bonus, enjoy the full version of Lake Street Dive's VIP Challenege, including two extra questions that didn't make it to air. Jonathan Coulton performs some radio hits from the 1990s, but butchers the lyrics. It's up to band members Rachael Price, Bridget Kearney, Mike Calabrese and Mike "McDuck" Olson (and you) to correct them.

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AMA Bonus: Lake Street Dive Hearts The 90s

Friday, October 24, 2014

In this podcast bonus, enjoy the full version of Lake Street Dive's VIP Challenege, including two extra questions that didn't make it to air. Jonathan Coulton performs some radio hits from the 1990s, but butchers the lyrics. It's up to band members Rachael Price, Bridget Kearney, Mike Calabrese and Mike "McDuck" Olson (and you) to correct them.

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Lake Street Dive Bar Trivia

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Soul-pop band Lake Street Dive reveals how they kill time on their tour bus: singing 90's hits, playing songs on balloons and a game called "Guess Butt." Plus, hear some tunes played live off their album Bad Self Portraits.

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Very Confused TV Guide

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Have you ever been perplexed by the on-screen guide descriptions of your favorite TV shows? Us too. We serve up descriptions of shows, whose titles have been taken perhaps a bit too literally.
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Accentuate The Positive

Thursday, October 23, 2014

What do Beyoncé, André the Giant, and a soufflé have in common? Why, the accents in their names, bien sûr! The answers in this final round will be words, names, or phrases containing an accent.
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Presidential Keywords

Thursday, October 23, 2014

U.S. Presidents spend years in office, but their tenure is often remembered in the mind of the public by a singular moment or trait. Given a keyword, you tell us which President it describes.
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IQ Test

Thursday, October 23, 2014

These words, names, and phrases contain the letters "IQ" consecutively somewhere inside of them. Does this somewhat oblique game pique your interest?
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It's A Snap

Thursday, October 23, 2014

This game has attitude — each answer is a word or phrase containing the word "snap." But extra coordination is required: substitute an actual *snap* of your fingers where it appears in the answer.
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Lake Street Dive: I Love The '90s

Thursday, October 23, 2014

As children of the '90s, the band's members best a "Name That Tune" round of the era's radio hits by correcting Jonathan Coulton's slightly wrecked lyrics. Plus: a performance of "Bad Self Portraits."
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Celebrity Wedding Announcements

Thursday, October 23, 2014

How do you make a celebrity marriage work? We think it's all in the name. Imagine nuptials between two celebs whose paired surnames create a phrase: Keith Urban plus John Legend = Urban-Legend!
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Lake Street Dive: My Beautiful Balloon

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The soul-pop quartet behind Bad Self Portraits reveals its extraordinary talent of covering pop songs using, yes, party balloons. Can you guess the titles of these squeaky melodies?
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Lake Street Dive Bar Trivia

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Soul-pop band Lake Street Dive reveals how they kill time on their tour bus: singing '90s hits, playing songs on balloons and a game called “Guess Butt.” Plus, hear some tunes played live off their album Bad Self Portraits.

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VIDEO: Lake Street Dive Party Balloon Trivia

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

In this special video podcast bonus, indie band Lake Street Dive shows off their versatility by leading a game with their favorite tour-bus instruments: balloons. Can you name these squeaky tunes? Hear the full audio episode, with more music from Lake Street Dive, starting Thursday, October 23rd.

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Puzzlin' On The Dock Of The Bay

Thursday, October 16, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 311) Bust myths, sing the news and quote action movies: from the San Francisco comedy festival SF Sketchfest, we play games with Community's Danny Pudi, Mythbusters' Adam Savage and tech writer Farhad Manjoo.

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AMA Bonus: Happy [Canadian] Thanksgiving!

Monday, October 13, 2014

To you Canadian listeners: Happy Thanksgiving! Take a breather from all that family catch-up time to check in with fellow Canucks Ophira Eisenberg and Top Chef judge Gail Simmons. They swap stories about their favorite local foods, and the best circumstances in which to enjoy them. (Do YOU know the best time to eat poutine? We bet you do.)

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