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AMA Bonus: Stand Up, Brooklyn

Monday, June 23, 2014

Hear what it's like to attend a live taping of Ask Me Another! Host Ophira Eisenberg kicks off the show with a short stand-up comedy set that we can't air on the radio. This was recorded at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, as part of RadioLoveFest, with special guests They Might Be Giants. 

Hear our full episode starting Thursday, June 26th.

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How Punk Is This? (R)

Thursday, June 19, 2014

(Rebroadcast, Episode 301) Shake things up in our nation's capital with one of D.C.'s music legends. V.I.P Ian MacKaye, of punk bands Fugazi and Minor Threat, shares tales from the road and muses about what "punk" means today. Plus: try out your best Nic Cage impression.

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Two Can Slay That Game

Thursday, June 12, 2014

(Episode 319)We quiz TV critic Emily Nussbaum on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, peek into the world of Wiki-wars and relive some great movie soundtrack moments. Who will vanquish the competition?

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Emily The Puzzle Slayer

Thursday, June 12, 2014

We quiz Emily Nussbaum, TV critic for The New Yorker, on her favorite show, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Plus, she finds a lifeline in Tom Lenk, the actor who played the show's beloved nerd. Slay on.
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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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Compound Fractures

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Compound words combine shorter ones, like "milkshake." The answers in this game seem compound, but aren't: you get a floor covering ("carpet") by combining a vehicle (car) with the family dog (pet).
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This Means Wiki-War

Thursday, June 12, 2014

There have been so many Wikipedia "edit wars," that there's an entire Wikipedia page dedicated to them. ("The Eagles" vs. "Eagles"?) In this game about notable edit wars, however, everyone's a winner.
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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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This, That Or The Other VII

Thursday, June 12, 2014

We give you a word; you tell us which of three categories it belongs to. This week's categories: animals, world capitals, and (lest we forget to be nerdy) Lord of the Rings characters.
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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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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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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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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 โ€” 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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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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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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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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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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