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Emily Nussbaum: A Critical Mass Of Good TV

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The New Yorker TV critic favors Buffy the Vampire Slayer, shows that aren't afraid to be "off-putting," and carrying on Twitter debates about it all. Plus: What should you be watching right now?
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P.S. I Love You

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The final round is a postscript to our show. In this game, we took that idea literally: all the answers are two-word names or phrases with the initials "P.S." Which gal "got married" in a 1986 film?
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I Sense A Theme Music

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Who could forget Celine Dion's Titanic's love anthem, "My Heart Will Go On"? We wish we could. In this game, identify movies from their famous soundtrack moments.
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Trivia Is The New Black (R)

Thursday, June 05, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 226) We know you're gearing up to binge-watch the 2nd season of Orange Is The New Black this weekend. In preparation, listen to our interview and game with V.I.P. Piper Kerman, author of the women's prison memoir that inspired the hit show. Plus, hear two Mystery Science Theater 3000 veterans riff on bad movies.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou Quiz Show?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

(Episode 318) John Turturro, a regular in films by the Coen Brothers, Spike Lee and explosions-loving Michael Bay, recently hit the director’s chair himself. How will the Quiz Show star fare on a real game show?

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O Brother, Where Art Thou Quiz Show?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

(Episode 318) John Turturro, a regular in films by the Coen Brothers, Spike Lee and explosions-loving Michael Bay, recently hit the director’s chair himself. How will the Quiz Show star fare on a real game show?

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Taking A Vowel Of Poverty

Thursday, May 29, 2014

In this final round, all answers are words that contain three or more of a single vowel — and only that vowel. Strap on your bikinis and muumuus, and crank up the Bananarama!
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Fuhgeddaboutdit!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Spice Girls are comprised of Sporty, Posh, Scary, Ginger and...? We'll tell you all the members of a certain category, except one. Give us your Brooklyn accent. Call us out on the one we forgot.
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John Turturro: Walken On Sunshine

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Turturro is a star in his own right, but he and his wife, actress Katherine Borowitz play a game about fellow thespian Christopher Walken. We've got a fever, and the only prescription is more trivia!
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Master Class With John Turturro

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The prolific actor has turned to the director's chair for Fading Gigolo, but we couldn't resist asking him to perform some of his most iconic lines, from The Big Lebowski to Transformers, for a game.
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Popping The Question

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Music sometimes asks big questions, like "Why Do Fools Fall In Love?" In this game, rewritten lyrics to inquisitively-titled songs make them decidedly weirder. Tell me why: why do hands fit in gloves?
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Aww-Inspiring

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The internet is good for many things, but especially pictures of dogs in tiny hats. All answers in this game contain the sound "aw." Say them like you're looking at an adorable corgi puppy.
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Stick To Your Day Job

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Sometimes a career switch is all you need, but some celebs might have been better off not branching out. Whose acting makes him "Master and Commander," but his singing is "Les Miserables"?
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O Brother, Where Art Thou Quiz Show?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

(Episode 318) John Turturro, a regular in films by the Coen Brothers, Spike Lee and explosions-loving Michael Bay, recently hit the director’s chair himself. How will the Quiz Show star fare on a real game show?

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AMA Bonus: John Turturro on directing Woody Allen, messing with Michael Bay

Friday, May 23, 2014

John Turturro has held many classic roles: The Big Lebowski, Do The Right Thing, Quiz Show, and more. He was gracious enough to entertain our idea that he reprise some of his most famous lines for a game. Hear an outtake from that, in which he remembers messing with director Michael Bay on the set of Transformers. Plus, Turturro desribes directing Woody Allen in his latest film, Fading Gigolo, for which Turturro starred, wrote the script, and directed.

Hear the full episode with John Turturro starting May 29th, 2014.

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The Human Guinea Pig (R)

Thursday, May 22, 2014

(Rebroadcast Episode 212) This week, go grocery shopping with celebrities, learn to pronounce some really long German words, and have a little 'pun' with animal noises. Plus, find out about one man's quests to read the encyclopedia from A to Z, live his life according to the Bible, and achieve bodily perfection—author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs. How do you quiz the V.I.P. who knows everything?

 

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Gone Fishing

Thursday, May 15, 2014

There's something fishy about this final round. Every answer contains a type of fish, but be careful: some are unexpected. Did you know that a mullet isn't just Billy Ray Cyrus' go-to hairstyle?
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Nick Names

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Many celebrities are better known by their monikers, like Babe Ruth or J. Lo. In this game, we created nicknames for people who already have the name "Nick." Who might "Mr. Mariah Carey" be?
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How Now, Brown Cow?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

If you've ever wondered about the origins of the phrase "How now, brown cow," we can't help you. But just for kicks, we wrote a game in which every answer rhymes with "cow." How now, kung pao?
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Tonight We're Going to Party

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Who says you can only "party like it's 1999"? Jonathan Coulton sings rewritten lyrics to Prince's classic hit, describing famous events that happened in less festive years. Let's party like it's 1775!
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