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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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Andrew W.K.: Jesus Christ Super Quiz

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Musician, motivational speaker, and party pro Andrew W.K. is a man of many talents—but did you know that he is also an expert on Jesus Christ Superstar? We wrote him a quiz on his favorite rock opera.
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Unruly Passengers

Thursday, May 15, 2014

"I specifically requested not to be on the Pinta!" In this game, we imagine the complaints passengers might have made on certain historical journeys, such as Columbus's expedition to the New World.
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Random Questions With: Andrew W.K.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

This rocker VIP parties hard. The musician shares tales of his humble beginnings gigging at Starbucks, and then answers a series of questions about how to be the life of the party.
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Puzzle Hard

Thursday, May 15, 2014

(Episode 317) Learn all about proper party etiquette from this week’s V.I.P, the self-proclaimed "King of Partying,” musician Andrew W.K. Plus, we’ll quiz him on the epic rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar.

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AMA Bonus: Andrew W.K.'s First NYC Gig

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Before he was the "King of Partying," musician Andrew W.K. had to start somewhere. In this bonus, he tells a classic showbiz tale of his first — and last — gig at the legendary Cafe Wha? in New York City.

Hear the full episode with Andrew W.K. starting May 15, 2014.

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The Both: The Newly-Formed-Band-Game

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Musicians Aimee Mann and Ted Leo play together as The Both, but how well do these new bandmates know each other's quirks? To find out, we quiz them in the style of The Newlywed Game.
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Shark Jumping

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Inspired by a famous episode of Happy Days, this game is about "jump the shark" moments: that point when a TV show's quality starts to go downhill. We'll give you the moment, you tell us the show.
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House Of Games

Thursday, May 08, 2014

It's the home stretch in this final round, a game in which all the answers contain the word "house." For example, a popular spy-themed restaurant in Milwaukee is "Safe House."
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Hidden Vegetables

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Your parents might have snuck your veggies into unexpected dishes, but we got clever and hid the names of vegetables in the answers of this game. What German composer was a fan of red, edible roots?
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My-My-My-Clues

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Was "My Sharona" stuck in your head for all of 1979? We hope you're not sick of it. In this game, Jonathan Coulton sings rewritten lyrics about things that rhyme with "Sharona." My-my-my-my Corona!
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Aimee Mann And Ted Leo: A Collaboration, Inspired By The Fonz

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The pair, who play as The Both, share the catalyst of their musical partnership: a statue in Milwaukee of Happy Days' Fonzie. Hear a love song to (and named after) the city that brought them together.
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Meet Me In Milwaukee

Thursday, May 08, 2014

(Episode 316) Recorded at Milwaukee's Pabst Theater, this week's episode features VIPs Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, who have formed a band called The Both. Hear their personal ode to Brew City, plus a tribute to the hometown of Happy Days with a round of trivia about other TV shows that have "jumped the shark."

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AMA Bonus: Aimee Mann and Ted Leo

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Musicians Aimee Mann and Ted Leo joined Ask Me Another in Milwaukee, WI to talk about their time on the road together as a newly-formed band called The Both. Hear some moments that didn't make the air. 

Catch the entire episode, "Meet Me In Milwaukee," starting May 8, 2014.

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Don't Tell Me...Wait, Wait, Ask Me Another (R)

Thursday, May 01, 2014

(Rebroadcast Episode 222) Prepare yourself for a double dose of NPR hosts. This week's Very Important Puzzler, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal, reveals a few of his show's zaniest moments.

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AMA Bonus: First Of May

Thursday, May 01, 2014

It's the first of May! Celebrate springtime with this tune by our very own Jonathan Coulton. But be forewarned: it's quite NSFW, so you should probably wear headphones.

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AMA Bonus: The Lopez Family At Work

Friday, April 25, 2014

Hear songwriters Bobby Lopez (Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez discuss their competitive working relationship, writing irreverent lyrics for Disney, and which "Frozen" moments their young daughters contributed.

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