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Airs Saturdays at 3pm on 93.9 FM and Saturdays at noon on AM 820

Part comedy, part musical revue, part pub trivia night. Host and comedian Ophira Eisenberg and musical sidekick Jonathan Coulton run contestants and celebrities through an hour of puzzles, word play and comedic reimaginings of your favorite songs.

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Last updated: Sunday, February 01 2015 07:12 AM

Second Chances

Thursday, January 29 2015 02:01 PM

Put on some makeup and a wig with John Cameron Mitchell, who recently took over the leading role in his one man show - turned - cult hit film - turned - Broadway smash hit, Hedwig And The Angry Inch (which won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival). Plus, former contestants return to try and redeem themselves in this "second chances" show (Rebroadcast, Episode 327).

'Til Death Metal Do Us Part

Thursday, January 22 2015 02:23 PM

Grab a Corpse Reviver and perform a Shining Wizard with your Thimblerigger (Why do the names of cocktails, wrestling moves, and old-timey occupations sound so alike?).  Then get loud with North Carolina local John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats as he explores the heart of death metal.

A Primate Example

Thursday, January 15 2015 01:23 AM

(Rebroadcast) Brush up on your British slang with Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Lord of the Rings), who talks about getting into the mind of Caesar the ape, reveals the origin of Gollum's creepy voice, and teases us ever-so-slightly about his upcoming role in Star Wars VII.

Stark Raving Mad

Thursday, January 08 2015 02:03 PM

What do you think is "the worst"? Let comedian and top-notch ranter Lewis Black (The Daily Show) tell you what he thinks is the worst, from child beauty pageants to soy lattes to Donald Trump. Plus, sing pop songs with the grammatical tendencies of Cookie Monster, and a certain R. Kelly hit becomes "Me Believe Me Can Fly."

AMA Bonus, Day 12: Lewis Black's Bar Mitzvah Debut

Monday, January 05 2015 02:03 PM

On the 12th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Lewis Black's B ar Mitzvah gig story. 

Hear the full episode with Lewis Black starting this Thursday, Janaury 8th.

AMA Bonus, Day 11: New York, I Love It When You're Mean

Sunday, January 04 2015 02:13 PM

On the 11th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: host Ophira Eisenberg and Julian Velard praising mean ol' NYC.

AMA Bonus, Day 10: 'Creepy Doll' with Neil Gaiman [VIDEO]

Friday, January 02 2015 09:23 PM

[VIDEO] On the 10th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Neil Gaiman and Jonathan Coulton singing about a doll that is creepy...

AMA Bonus, Day 9: What Kind of Crazy Are You?

Friday, January 02 2015 02:33 PM

On the 9th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: a track from Bangs!, host Ophira Eisenberg's new comedy album.

AMA Bonus, Day 8: Dr. Ruth, Not Safe for Radio

Thursday, January 01 2015 04:23 PM

On the 8th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Dr. Ruth detailing modern sexuality.

AMA Favorites: The Really Hard Edition

Thursday, January 01 2015 02:03 PM

This episode is full of subjects known to put fear (or, for some, joy) into your hearts: philosophy, history, math. But fret not. We've put our own spin on them, and injected healthy doses of comedy, music, pop culture and puns. Amid these grueling rounds, get into the head of puzzle editor Art Chung, who reveals the process behind creating the show's games.