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Second Chances

Thursday, September 25, 2014

(Episode 327) Put on some makeup and a wig with John Cameron Mitchell, whose one man show - turned - cult hit film - turned - Broadway extravaganza Hedwig and the Angry Inch won a 2014 Tony for Best Musical Revival. Plus, former contestants return to try to redeem themselves in this “second chances” show.

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Playground Nationals

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Don't you wish that the games you played as a kid were announced by professional sportscasters? In this game, try to figure out the playground classic as called from the skybox.

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Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Step up to the mound — every answer in this game is a word, phrase or proper noun that also contains a baseball term. Catch my drift?

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Worst. Vacation. Ever.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The world's a lonely planet, so why not turn to the Internet to figure out which spots need company. Try to guess which famous landmarks are depicted in these less-than-positive TripAdvisor reviews.

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Animal Instincts

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Redemption is nigh for returning contestants who have reached the final round. Whose instincts about names containing animals (Snoop Dogg) will lead to victory?

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I Saw The Signs

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Signs, signs, everywhere signs! House musician Jonathan Coulton sings "The Sign" by evil Swedish pop wizards Ace of Base, with rewritten lyrics that hint to actual signs, signals and omens.

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This, That Or The Other VIII

Thursday, September 25, 2014

In this installment of an AMA classic, contestants must distinguish between indie bands, Dungeons & Dragons monsters and foreign films. (Not to be confused with foreign bands or indie films.)

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John Cameron Mitchell: New Hollywood Film Buff

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Hedwig is about forging a singular identity from two different elements. We test Mitchell's encyclopedic knowledge of 'New Hollywood' films by mashing up titles of classic films that share a word.

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Random Questions With: John Cameron Mitchell

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Tony Award-winner is best known for creating the story of a transgender punk-rock star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. In this game, we remove the make-up and discover the man under the wig.

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AMA Bonus: Broadway 1998 vs. Broadway 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus) compares the Broadway of yesterday (Hedwig debuted in 1998) to the Broadway of today (Hedwig won four Tony Awards in 2014).

The full episode with John Cameron Mitchell drops Thursday, September 25th, 2014.

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AMA Bonus: The Aristocrats (The NPR Version)

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Aristocrats is the dirtiest, most offensive joke in history — an exercise in extremes for both comedians and audiences alike, and famously told by this week's Very Important Puzzler Gilbert Gottfried. Here, Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg tries her hand at a version devised especially for NPR listeners. Still: NSFW.

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Too Soon!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

This week host Ophira Eisenberg talks with legendary stand-up Gilbert Gottfried about the lines that can’t be crossed in comedy. Then, in his signature voice, Gottfried whispers sweet nothings into your ear in a game about famous romances throughout history.

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Passionate Proclamations With Gilbert Gottfried

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The legendary stand-up discusses "crossing the line" in comedy. Then, in his signature voice, he whispers sweet nothings into your ear in a game about famous romances throughout history.

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Cultured Film Quotes

Thursday, September 18, 2014

We love low-brow film, but every once in a while, we crave high culture. In this game, we've classed up a few famous movie quotes with the names of important historical figures: "I'll be Bach."

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The Big Score

Thursday, September 18, 2014

We wish we were as enthusiastic about anything as announcer Andres Cantor is about a soccer ball going into a net. Play a game about words or names that contain the sound "go," like "GOOOOO-pher!"

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The Time Machine

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Travel back to 1914. All questions must be answered from the vantage point of that year, such as, how many stars are on the US Flag? But be quick: WWI is about to start and the Wi-Fi here is terrible.

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Go Johnny, Go!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Go, Johnny Coulton, go! Our one-man house band plays the Chuck Berry classic "Johnny B. Goode" with the lyrics rewritten to be about other famous guys named John. Can you sing your way to victory?

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Everything But The 'Y'

Thursday, September 18, 2014

There are words...and then there are super words! Supervocalics are words that include each of the vowels A, E, I, O and U, like "tambourine." All of the answers in this game share this special power.

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Rap It Up

Thursday, September 18, 2014

We're wrapping up the show with a game featuring the letters R-A-P. All answers contain those letters in consecutive order. For example, "a long-haired lady in fairy tales" is "Rapunzel."

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AMA Bonus: Gilbert Gottfried Unearths Stories of Old Hollywood

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried goes deep into stories of Old Hollywood with the guests on his Amazing Colossal Podcast. In this bonus clip, Gottfried recalls some highlights, such as when Boris Karloff's daughter reminisced about Karloff giving Frank Sinatra acting lessons, and David Steinberg told the story of winding up on then-President Richard Nixon's enemies list.

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