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Whose Sound Is It Anyway?

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Some sounds are so associated with a particular company, they're trademarked! So if you're a lion, you better roar in a different key than MGM's lion. Can you name the products tied to these sounds?
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The Best Piece Of Trivia You'll Learn This Week: Parachuting Beavers

Thursday, December 04, 2014

After World War II, did Idaho really airlift beavers around the state? Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton debate the premise before revealing the truth.
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A-Plus

Thursday, December 04, 2014

In this game we'll give certain words an A! For instance, if you give a purple fruit an A, you get what confident word? "Aplomb." All the answers will start with "A" and involve terrible wordplay.
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Party Of Five

Thursday, December 04, 2014

This game is about Bailey and Sarah's relationship problems. Just kidding! It's really about answers that contain the number five. What's a well-known slang term for shoplifting? Five-finger discount.
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Present The Present

Thursday, December 04, 2014

This game is about heteronyms, words that are spelled the same but are pronounced differently and have different meanings. If we said, "He knelt while playing the violin," you'd say "bow" and "bow."
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I Definitely Not Before E

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Sometimes words like to break the rules. Every answer in this final round contains the letters "E" and "I" in that order, with complete disregard for the "I before E except after C" rule!
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We'll Always Be Royals

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The most popular lord of the 21st century is a teenage girl from New Zealand who spells her name "L-o-r-d-e." We've rewritten her hit song "Royals" to be about famous royalty, both real and fictional.
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Eliza Coupe: Only Happy Endings

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The comedic actress deconstructs a New Hampshire accent and talks about what it takes to star in the sitcom Benched before imagining some happy ending versions of famously depressing movies.
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Eliza Coupe: Legal Eagle

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Coupe plays an attorney on the USA series Benched. But how much has she picked up about the language of the courtroom? All rise as we test her legal prowess.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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