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The Manic Musical Worlds of Nick Kroll

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The multi-talented, many-faced comedian talks about the colorful musical personalities that have studded the storyline of 'Kroll Show.' 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Al Pacino, Aasif Manvi with Dean Obeidallah, and Chicken Wings 101

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Cosmo Presents... A Science Textbook

Friday, January 23, 2015

"Science…for Her!" has finally combined two of your favorite things: your seventh grade science textbook and Cosmo.

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'Til Death Metal Do Us Part

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Delicate Intersection of Religion and Comedy

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Guest host Aasif Mandvi talks with Dean Obeidallah about being a Muslim-American comedian, at home and abroad.

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Exploring Muslim Identity in Theater, Comedy, and Revolution

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Aasif Mandvi guest hosts. Thanassis Cambanis on revolution in Cairo. Ayad Akhtar on heading to Broadway. Corey Powell on life on Mars. Dean Obeidallah on religion and comedy. 

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A Primate Example

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

(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.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Anything Goes at the Comedy Store’s Roast Battle

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The roast is a sacred tradition for stand-ups, but a group of comedians is taking it to ever more insulting places at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. 
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Stark Raving Mad

Thursday, January 08, 2015

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."

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Punderdome: Pun for the Whole Family

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Father-daughter duo Fred and Jo Firestone lead us in a pun competition, and discuss their monthly pun competition, Punderdome, held at Littlefield in Brooklyn.

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

Monday, January 05, 2015

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.

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

Sunday, January 04, 2015

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

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

Friday, January 02, 2015

[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...

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

Friday, January 02, 2015

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

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

Thursday, January 01, 2015

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

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AMA Favorites: The Really Hard Edition

Thursday, January 01, 2015

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.

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AMA Bonus, Day 7: New Year's Eve!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

On the 7th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: a New Year's Eve fairy tale from host Ophira Eisenberg.

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Studio 360

10 Things You Had To See Online This Year

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

There were good things happening on the internet in 2014, from ClickHole to Kermit to a great new podcast called Serial. 
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AMA Bonus, Day 6: Gilbert Gottfried at the Friar's Club

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

On the 6th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: a tale from Gilbert Gottfried, loudly.

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AMA Bonus, Day 5: John Cameron Mitchell, Not Safe for Radio

Monday, December 29, 2014

On the 5th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: an un-cut interview with John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch).

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