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Sports, Explicated

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Grab your oversized porous foam digit, because in this game, contestants must decipher the names of college sports teams from an overly literal explanation. Go athlete! Do the sport!
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State Of Mind

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Get on that midnight train to...North Korea?? Guess what US state actually completes these lyrics as Jonathan Coulton sings famous songs with the wrong geographic regions in their titles.
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This, That Or The Other: IX

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Why do the names of cocktails, wrestling moves and old-timey occupations sound so alike? All the clues in this game fit into one of these three categories.
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John Darnielle: Master Of Reality

Thursday, January 22, 2015

"Death metal really does come from the heart," says The Mountain Goats frontman and author of Wolf In White Van. In Durham, he plays "The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton."
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'Til Death Metal Do Us Part

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Grab a Corpse Reviver and perform a Shining Wizard with your Thimblerigger (Why do the names of cocktails, wrestling moves, and old-timey occupations sound so alike?).  Then get loud with North Carolina local John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats as he explores the heart of death metal.

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A Primate Example

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

(Rebroadcast) Brush up on your British slang with Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Lord of the Rings), who talks about getting into the mind of Caesar the ape, reveals the origin of Gollum's creepy voice, and teases us ever-so-slightly about his upcoming role in Star Wars VII.

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Comparatively Speaking

Thursday, January 08, 2015

This game is about nouns that only seem like comparative adjectives because they end in the letters i-e-r. A high chest of drawers with a delicate whipped texture might be a "chiffon-ier chiffonier."
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Your Game Show Of Shows

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Mash up the names of famous TV shows with the names of TV game shows to make them more fun. Because if someone isn't answering trivia questions for lots of money, we're not interested.
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Cookie Monster Vocals

Thursday, January 08, 2015

In this game we focus on Cookie Monster's habit of confusing "I" with "me," and convert pop songs to Cookie's grammatical tendencies--so, a certain Beatles hit becomes "Me Want to Hold Your Hand."
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Just Kidding

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Some people think they can say mean things, as long as it's followed by "Just kidding!" In this game, we say some sarcastic things about celebrities and historical figures who have the initials J.K.
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Bad Information

Thursday, January 08, 2015

In this final round, the answers are words, phrases and names that contain the letters "b-a-d" in order. Listen sharply, though, and the outcome will be g-o-o-d for you.
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Lewis Black: Which Is Worse?

Thursday, January 08, 2015

What's worse, the TSA or the NSA? Let the comic and Daily Show contributor known for his rants enlighten you. Plus, Black describes his journey from playwright to stand-up to Bar Mitzvah performer.
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Lewis Black: Give My Regards To Broadway

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The veteran comic finally gets some real use out of his playwriting degree by leading a Pyramid-style guessing game about American theater.
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Stark Raving Mad

Thursday, January 08, 2015

What do you think is "the worst"? Let comedian and top-notch ranter Lewis Black (The Daily Show) tell you what he thinks is the worst, from child beauty pageants to soy lattes to Donald Trump. Plus, sing pop songs with the grammatical tendencies of Cookie Monster, and a certain R. Kelly hit becomes "Me Believe Me Can Fly."

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AMA Bonus, Day 12: Lewis Black's Bar Mitzvah Debut

Monday, January 05, 2015

On the 12th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Lewis Black's B ar Mitzvah gig story. 

Hear the full episode with Lewis Black starting this Thursday, Janaury 8th.

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AMA Bonus, Day 11: New York, I Love It When You're Mean

Sunday, January 04, 2015

On the 11th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: host Ophira Eisenberg and Julian Velard praising mean ol' NYC.

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AMA Bonus, Day 10: 'Creepy Doll' with Neil Gaiman [VIDEO]

Friday, January 02, 2015

[VIDEO] On the 10th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Neil Gaiman and Jonathan Coulton singing about a doll that is creepy...

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AMA Bonus, Day 9: What Kind of Crazy Are You?

Friday, January 02, 2015

On the 9th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: a track from Bangs!, host Ophira Eisenberg's new comedy album.
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AMA Bonus, Day 8: Dr. Ruth, Not Safe for Radio

Thursday, January 01, 2015

On the 8th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Dr. Ruth detailing modern sexuality.

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AMA Favorites: The Really Hard Edition

Thursday, January 01, 2015

This episode is full of subjects known to put fear (or, for some, joy) into your hearts: philosophy, history, math. But fret not. We've put our own spin on them, and injected healthy doses of comedy, music, pop culture and puns. Amid these grueling rounds, get into the head of puzzle editor Art Chung, who reveals the process behind creating the show's games.
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