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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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New York, NY

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NPR

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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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English

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Episodes

Chris Colfer: Fans, Fiction, And Fan Fiction

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Chris Colfer recounts auditioning for the hit show Glee, and how his distaste for reality led to his best-selling YA series, The Land of Stories. This episode originally aired on July 14, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:42


Jason Mraz: Choco-mole And Pie

12/1/2017
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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. Then we quiz this organic farmer on avocados.

Duration: 00:53:26


Janeane Garofalo And Lili Taylor: Returning To 'Marvin's Room'

11/24/2017
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Janeane Garofalo and Lili Taylor talk about '90s comedy and nostalgia. Then, they guess which of them said a famous line of movie and TV dialogue. This episode originally aired on July 28, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:40


Mozhan Marnò: Diaries, Screenplays, And Blacklists

11/17/2017
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Mozhan Marnò shares the research behind shaping her character, FBI and Mossad operative Samar Navabi, on 'The Blacklist.' Inspired by her voiceover work, we play a game about celebrity audiobooks.

Duration: 00:52:52


Betty Gilpin: GLOW-ing Faces

11/10/2017
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From Netflix's GLOW, Betty Gilpin talks about larger-than-life female wrestlers and making weird character faces. This episode originally aired on Friday, June 30, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:43


Los Angeles: Famepocalypse Part Two

11/3/2017
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We're back in LA for Famepocalypse, Part II! This time our celebri-testants are Linda Cardellini, Jeff Garlin, Lance Reddick, and Paul Rust. Plus, a special game with Bulleye's Jesse Thorn.

Duration: 00:52:37


Los Angeles: Famepocalypse Part One

10/27/2017
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AMA heads to LA for the first of two special episodes with all celebrity contestants! Featuring D'Arcy Carden, Brett Gelman, Missi Pyle, and Paul Scheer, plus music by special guest Aimee Mann!

Duration: 00:51:23


Javier Muñoz And David Harbour: The World Turned Upside Down

10/20/2017
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Javier Muñoz, from the musical Hamilton, teaches us about presidential pets. And David Harbour from Stranger Things plays Dungeons & Dragons. This episode originally aired on October 14, 2016.

Duration: 00:51:42


Adam Conover: Adam Fixes Everything

10/13/2017
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Adam Conover from truTV's 'Adam Ruins Everything' tells us why ignorance is not bliss. Then we challenge the notorious debunker to a game we call Adam Fixes Everything, about famously broken things.

Duration: 00:51:55


Amy Sedaris: Etsy Or Smithsonian?

10/6/2017
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Amy Sedaris talks about finally starting her dream project, a TV show about hosting and we put her crafting expertise in a game of "Etsy or Smithsonian?" This episode originally aired April 14, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:36


Melissa Joan Hart And Amy Seimetz: Multi Multi-Hyphenates

9/29/2017
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Melissa Joan Hart shares what still scared her while remaking the film 'The Watcher in the Woods,' and Amy Seimetz tells us about adapting 'The Girlfriend Experience' into a format-breaking series.

Duration: 00:52:30


Tank And The Bangas: Tiny Desks And Disney Musicals

9/22/2017
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Tiny Desk Contest winners Tank and the Bangas tell us why they almost didn't apply for the NPR music competition and we quiz them on Disney soundtracks. This episode originally aired on May 26, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:29


Julia Stiles: Antihero Of The 'Riviera'

9/15/2017
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Julia Stiles tells us about playing a female antihero in the new Sundance Now series 'Riviera,' then plays a game inspired by her role in the 'Bourne' films and her love for the singer Morrissey.

Duration: 00:52:56


Judy Gold: Very Special Episodes

9/8/2017
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Comedian Judy Gold talks about coming out to her audience, and her podcast "Kill Me Now." Then we quiz her on strange episodes of classic sitcoms. This episode originally aired on March 17th, 2017.

Duration: 00:51:53


AMA Favorites: Sex, Drugs, And Rock 'N' Roll Edition

9/1/2017
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Duration: 00:52:20


Rita Dove: Set Phasers To Poem

8/25/2017
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Ask Me Another goes to the Virginia Arts Festival with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. We quiz the 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' fan on famous poems rewritten about characters from the series.

Duration: 00:52:51


Penn Jillette: Fool Us Once

8/18/2017
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Ask Me Another is in Phoenix, AZ with Penn Jillette! He pulls back the curtain on his distaste for magic and his working relationship with Teller. This episode originally aired on April 28, 2017.

Duration: 00:54:08


Betty Gilpin: GLOW-ing Faces

6/30/2017
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From Netflix's 'GLOW,' Betty Gilpin talks about larger-than-life female wrestlers and making weird character faces. Then she plays a round of "Wrestling Name, Phish Song or Essie Nail Polish Color."

Duration: 00:52:54


Annabelle Gurwitch: 'Don't Treat Me Like Family'

6/16/2017
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Annabelle Gurwitch shares stories from her humorous memoir, 'Wherever You Go, There They Are.' Then we challenge the former 'Dinner and a Movie' co-host to guess real and fake recipes from the show.

Duration: 00:53:45


Tim Gunn: Make It Smirk!

6/9/2017
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Project Runway's Tim Gunn helps us "make it work" in a game that rewrites his famous catchphrase. This episode originally aired on December 16, 2016.

Duration: 00:52:40

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