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Ask Me Another Takes on the Supreme Court

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

WNYC's newest show is Ask Me Another. Host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton disuss the program and lead a Supreme Court themed quiz. Listeners: Are you a Supreme Court expert? We're looking for two SCOTUS nerds to take the quiz. If you want to play along, call 212-433-9692!

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Jonathan Coulton and Ophira Eisenberg
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Comments [9]

dan from brooklyn

After John Paul Stevens, there is no representation on the Court of graduates from law schools other than Yale or Harvard.

Jan. 22 2013 08:29 PM
Bob from Huntington

The show is obviously part of WNYC's effort to skew towards a younger 20-something demographic. (A smart strategy if the station is to remain a viable concern for years to come.) The quiz questions are often quite clever. Unfortunately, they often have--what I assume is the unintended consequence--of revealing this demographic's extremely limited knowledge of anything outside their own immediate sphere of experience. Anything that happened prior to their arrival on the planet? Forget it: They don't know it. If it hasn't been tweeted about, it didn't happen. So, while listening to the show can be quite enjoyable, it's sometimes leaves me feeling a bit distressed about a future in the hands of people of such limited curiosity.

Jan. 22 2013 12:15 PM
Robert from NYC

Stuyvasant

Jan. 22 2013 11:58 AM

Ha! You *do* bong hits or tabs of acid, as memory served. Beers, you just drink.

Jan. 22 2013 11:57 AM
Robert from NYC

Renquist

Jan. 22 2013 11:55 AM
Mike from Jersey City from New Jersey

Brian,

Hmm. Could you give me the list of people with opposing viewpoints who appeared on today's show?

Or is today's balance being provided by this quiz show?

Jan. 22 2013 11:54 AM
Robert from NYC

White anglo protestant?

Jan. 22 2013 11:51 AM

Bryers was the last WASP on the Court. THere are none now,

Jan. 22 2013 11:48 AM
fuva from harlemworld

Protestants

Jan. 22 2013 11:46 AM

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