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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

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

Mary Wiseman: Live Long And BLEEP

6/22/2018
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Mary Wiseman, from Star Trek: Discovery, talks about the passion of the fandom, and plays a game inspired by her being the first character in the Star Trek universe to swear. This episode originally aired on Jan. 26, 2018.

Duration:00:51:10

Ed Helms: Tag Me In

6/15/2018
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Actor Ed Helms talks about his new movie Tag and shares a toothy secret kept from The Office producers. Plus, Rolling Stone critic Rob Sheffield joins for a game about his favorite summer jams. And Jonathan Coulton loses a Tony Award!

Duration:00:52:08

Luka Kain: Pikachu, Strike A Pose

6/8/2018
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Luka Kain talks about his breakout role in the film Saturday Church, about a genderqueer teen finding community in the NYC ballroom scene. This episode originally aired on Jan. 12, 2018.

Duration:00:51:16

Ethan Slater And Kyle Jarrow: Squarely SpongeBob

6/1/2018
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Ethan Slater, the titular star of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical, shares his journey to the Tony-nominated role. The musical's book-writer, Kyle Jarrow, joins Slater for a game about sad songs with an optimistic, spongy twist.

Duration:00:51:08

Jason Mraz: Choco-mole And Pie

5/25/2018
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Mraz recounts the palm reading that led him to drop out of college and make music, and how Sara Bareilles brought him to the Broadway musical Waitress. This episode originally aired Dec. 1, 2017.

Duration:00:52:11

Diane Guerrero: Most Likely To Be Superlative

5/18/2018
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Actor Diane Guerrero talks about working on Orange Is The New Black, and plays a game about celebrity superlatives. Plus, she talks about her new young adult memoir about her family's immigration struggle.

Duration:00:51:47

Roxane Gay: The Facts And The Furious: Orlando Drift

5/11/2018
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AMA's at Hard Rock Live Orlando! Roxane Gay talks about writing the memoir she planned to avoid, and her 243-point Scrabble play. This episode originally aired on December 15, 2017.

Duration:00:52:19

Jenn Colella And The Phantom Broadway Tattoo

5/4/2018
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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.

Duration:00:51:34