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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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Julia Stiles: Antihero Of The 'Riviera'

2/23/2018
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Julia Stiles tells us about playing a female antihero in the Sundance Now series 'Riviera.' This episode originally aired on September 15, 2017.

Duration:00:52:10

Lola Kirke: Mozart In The Puzzle

2/16/2018
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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.

Duration:00:52:05

Chris Hadfield: Ground Control To Major Trivia

2/9/2018
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We blast 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, and plays a game about winter sports.

Duration:00:53:21

Adam Conover: Adam Fixes Everything

2/2/2018
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Adam Conover from truTV's 'Adam Ruins Everything' tells us why ignorance is not bliss. Then we challenge him to a game we call Adam Fixes Everything. This episode originally aired on October 13, 2017.

Duration:00:52:31

Mary Wiseman: Live Long And BEEP

1/26/2018
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Mary Wiseman, Cadet Tilly on Star Trek: Discovery, tells us about the passion of the fandom, and plays a game inspired by her being the first character in the Star Trek universe to swear.

Duration:00:51:49

Rita Dove: Set Phasers To Poem

1/19/2018
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Ask Me Another goes to the Virginia Arts Festival with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This episode originally aired on August 25, 2017.

Duration:00:52:11

Luka Kain: Pikachu, Strike A Pose

1/12/2018
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Luka Kain talks about his breakout role in the movie Saturday Church, about a genderqueer teen finding community in the NYC ballroom scene. Plus, he's gotta guess 'em all in a Pokémon challenge!

Duration:00:51:51

Movie Favorites

1/5/2018
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We revisit some of our favorite movie-themed games, plus our interview with actor-director brothers Jay and Mark Duplass. If it goes well enough, we'll produce three sequels and a prequel.

Duration:00:53:02

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

12/29/2017
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Annabelle Gurwitch shares stories from her humorous memoir, Wherever You Go, There They Are. This episode originally aired on June 16, 2017.

Duration:00:52:46

Anthony Ramos: A Quiz-mas Carol

12/22/2017
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Ophira and Jonathan use the power of trivia to melt the heart of puzzle guru Ebenezer Scrooge. With special guest Anthony Ramos (Hamilton, She's Gotta Have It), and Merriam-Webster's Kory Stamper!

Duration:00:52:32

Roxane Gay: The Facts And The Furious: Orlando Drift

12/15/2017
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AMA is at Hard Rock Live in Orlando! Roxane Gay talks about writing the memoir she planned to avoid, and her 243-point Scrabble play. Plus, a game about her favorite movies, The Fast and the Furious.

Duration:00:52:44

Chris Colfer: Fans, Fiction, And Fan Fiction

12/8/2017
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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

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