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Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, this rambunctious hour blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.

Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, this rambunctious hour blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.
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Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, this rambunctious hour blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.

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Episodes

Ed Helms: Tag Me In

11/9/2018
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Actor Ed Helms shares a toothy secret kept from The Office producers. Plus, Rolling Stone critic Rob Sheffield helps with a game about summer jams. This episode originally aired on June 15, 2018.

Duration:00:52:58

Michael C. Hall And Ronny Chieng: More Fun Than A Carrot

11/2/2018
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Actor Michael C. Hall reflects on his roles in Six Feet Under and Dexter, and his return to the stage in Thom Pain (based on nothing). Plus, The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng talks about his role in Crazy Rich Asians and plays a game about Nintendo games.

Duration:00:52:37

Ethan Slater And Kyle Jarrow: Squarely SpongeBob

10/26/2018
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Ethan Slater, star of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical, shares his journey to his Tony nomination. This episode originally aired on Friday, June 1, 2018.

Duration:00:52:52

Nick Kroll: The Story Of The Toothpaste Wedgie

10/19/2018
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Actor and comedian Nick Kroll discusses character comedy, lightly stalking elderly men, and his Netflix series, Big Mouth. Then, he plays a game about commercials turned into TV shows and movies. Plus, Fact Bag returns!

Duration:00:52:52

Diane Guerrero: Most Likely To Be Superlative

10/12/2018
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Actor Diane Guerrero takes us behind the scenes on Orange is the New Black, and plays a game about celebrity superlatives. This episode originally aired on May 18, 2018.

Duration:00:52:15

Tom Arnold And Jill Sobule: Nostalgia Kills

10/5/2018
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Ask Me Another relives the 1990s with two special guests: Comedian Tom Arnold discusses his early job at a meatpacking plant, breaking into comedy, and his new Viceland series. Then, singer-songwriter Jill Sobule joins Jonathan Coulton to perform a music parody game.

Duration:00:52:23

DeRay Mckesson: The Vest Is Yet To Come

9/28/2018
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Activist and host of Crooked Media's Pod Save The People, Deray Mckesson talks about his love of the X-Men, his iconic blue vest, smelly preteens, and his new book. Plus, meet a "Question Czar" in a new edition of Mystery Guest!

Duration:00:52:50

Jenn Colella And The Phantom Broadway Tattoo

9/21/2018
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Jenn Colella talks about befriending the real-life inspiration behind her character in the Broadway musical Come From Away, then plays a game about Broadway musical-related tattoos. This episode originally aired on May 4, 2018.

Duration:00:52:48

Matt And Kim: How To Go Outside And Not Die

9/14/2018
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Ask Me Another heads to The Pageant in St. Louis with pop duo Matt and Kim. They discuss their new album, Almost Everyday, how they met, and surviving natural disasters. Plus another rousing round of Fact Bag!

Duration:00:52:26

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine: Muse Clues

9/7/2018
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Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine talks aobut challenges of playing Ronnie on Showtime's The Chi. Then, he's challenged to a game about his personal muses. This episode originally aired on April 13, 2018.

Duration:00:52:18

Rose Byrne-ing Down The House

8/31/2018
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Rose Byrne, star of Damages, Bridesmaids, and the new film, Juliet, Naked, talks about getting her start in Australian soap operas, and plays a game guessing the titles of Australian releases of American films. Plus, a brand-new round of Fact Bag!

Duration:00:52:24

Lena Hall: From Yitzhak to Hedwig

8/24/2018
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Tony Award winner Lena Hall tells us about her next level audition for the Hedwig and the Angry Inch revival. Then she plays a game based on her monthly EP covers project, "Obsessed." This episode originally aired on March 27, 2018.

Duration:00:52:24

Awkwafina And Sasha Velour: New York City Queens

8/17/2018
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Two queens take the stage! Awkwafina, star of Crazy Rich Asians, recommends New York City's best public restrooms. Then, Sasha Velour, winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, talks about the power of drag.

Duration:00:52:14

William Jackson Harper: Getting To The Good Place

8/10/2018
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William Jackson Harper shares where he was physically and emotionally when cast on The Good Place. Then New York Times ethics columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah joins in a game about everyday ethics. This episode originally aired on March 16, 2018.

Duration:00:52:35

Derek DelGaudio: Sleight Of Mind

8/3/2018
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Magician Derek DelGaudio explains pairing storytelling with magic tricks in his off-Broadway show In & Of Itself. Plus, our mystery guest is a Senior Content Insights Manager. What is that? This episode originally aired on March 2, 2018.

Duration:00:51:10

Jessica Walter's Alter Egos

7/27/2018
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Jessica Walter talks about playing boozy, acerbic moms on Arrested Development and Archer — and shares stories from her early days on TV. Plus, a music parody game where ABBA and Nobel Prizes collide.

Duration:00:51:27

Lola Kirke: Mozart In The Puzzle

7/20/2018
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Lola Kirke talks about "fake playing" the oboe on Mozart in the Jungle, and portraying one of the only woman conductors on television. Then we challenge her to a game about real and fake operas. This episode originally aired on Feb. 16, 2018.

Duration:00:52:15

Darlene Love: From Background To Limelight

7/13/2018
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Darlene Love, the legendary singer and star of the documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom, reflects on her career, and collaborating with artists like Tom Jones and Elvis Presley. Plus, Ophira and Jonathan debut a new game called Fact Bag.

Duration:00:51:07

Chris Hadfield: Ground Control To Major Trivia

7/6/2018
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AMA blasts off to D.C. with astronaut Chris Hadfield! He talks about the challenges of spending five months in space, gives tips on playing space guitar. This episode originally aired on Feb. 8, 2018.

Duration:00:52:25

Francois Clemmons: From Mozart to Mister Rogers

6/29/2018
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AMA heads to the Nantucket Film Festival with François Clemmons. Known for his role as Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he reflects on his life and the film Won't You Be My Neighbor.

Duration:00:51:11