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In The Beginning

Thursday, September 04, 2014

"Now, the story of a wealthy family who lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together, it's..." our first game! Guess these opening narrations to TV shows.
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AMA Bonus: Go Easy On Dudley Dursley

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians trilogy, doesn't mind that his books are often compared to Harry Potter, though decidedly more adult. In fact, he's a Potter fanatic who once got to meet his idol: J.K. Rowling. But: she didn't agree with Lev's assessment of one of her most maligned characters.

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What's The Delia With Love?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 309) What's love got to do with it? A lot, actually. We explore the fuzzy feelings among families, couples and a puzzle guru and his games. Plus screenwriter and author Delia Ephron shares tales from the front lines of the romantic comedy business.

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AMA Bonus: Pop Culture Happy Hour, It's On

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

When Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson, the hosts of the wonderful NPR podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour, came on Ask Me Another, we gave them a game that was, admittedly, kind of hard. Well! Vengeance was sworn against our Ophira and Jonathan. You can hear the vengeance this Friday (8/29/14) when PCHH drops its newest episode, but first, let's revisit that fateful game.

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LIVE From Central Park, It's Ask Me Another

Thursday, August 21, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 218) This summer spectacular is jam-packed, and features The Office's B.J. Novak, Wet Hot American Summer filmmaker David Wain, Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen, singer-songwriter Nellie McKay and puzzlemaster Will Shortz.

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His Dark Material

Thursday, August 14, 2014

(Episode 324) This week, nothing is taboo as we chat with the "Dark Prince of Comedy" Anthony Jeselnik, get snarky about sharks, and sing along to a classier version of Sisqo's "Thong Song."

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The Loneliest Number

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The loneliest number is one, of course! Every answer in this final round contains the letters "O-N-E" in consecutive order. Who will prove to be our ONE and only champion?
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It's Elementary

Thursday, August 14, 2014

We hope you're "in your element" for this quiz, because every answer contains the name of an element from the periodic table.
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'Thong Song' Gone Wrong

Thursday, August 14, 2014

You've never heard the notorious 2000 hit "Thong Song" quite like this. We've rewritten the lyrics to be about other things that rhyme with "thong"...tha thong thong thong.
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Spin-Offs

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Television spin-offs are often terrible, but we're giving them new life. In this game, TV series titles are mashed up with other titles, names, and phrases to create new shows.
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G'Day Mate

Thursday, August 14, 2014

We're heading to the land down under in this game. Put on your best Australian accent to deliver the answers, all of which end in "mate."
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Scrabble City

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Scrabble doesn't allow proper nouns, but we're rebels who laugh at their rules! This game gives hints about cities along with their Scrabble point values. For 19 points, what's the capital of Arizona?
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Anthony Jeselnik: The Dark Prince Of Comedy

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The comedian is known for his biting and bloodthirsty humor. Naturally, he's also a big fan of sharks. In this quiz, the funny guy sinks his teeth into some underwater trivia.
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AMA Bonus: Shark Week with Anthony Jeselnik

Monday, August 11, 2014

In this exclusive podcast bonus just in time for Shark Week, comedian Anthony Jeselnik explains his own shark controversy and why New Zealanders now all hate him.  Catch the full episode this Thursday on the AMA Podcast feed.

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Totally Biased, Totally Hilarious

Thursday, August 07, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 308) In 1955, Varietypredicted rock 'n roll would be dead by summer. Ha! We can't predict the future either, but we caninvite you to learn the ups and downs of hosting a TV show from comic W. Kamau Bell.

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It's Eezy

Thursday, July 31, 2014

We're spotlighting both the most common and least common English letters in this game — E and Z. Every clue points to a word or phrase containing "E-E-Z" spelled consecutively. Easy!
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Movie Math

Thursday, July 31, 2014

If Pythagoras were alive today, we think he'd be a movie buff. Multiply your film knowledge by your math skills in this quiz that asks you to perform computations with the numbers in movie titles.
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Can't Place The Place Name

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fame knows no geographic bounds in this game about celebrity-city name mashups. In what Florida city does the singer of "Nasty" hang out? That's "Janet Jacksonville."
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Sem-ANN-tics

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don't get too annoyed with this final round. Like "annoyed," every answer contains the consecutive letters "A-N-N" somewhere within it. This game separates the canniest from the wannabes.
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Can I Kick It? No, You Can't

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Listen, we're not your parents. We're not about to tell you what you can and can't do. Besides, the songs in this game, all of which contain the word "can't" in the title, take care of that for us.
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