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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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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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Crank your stereo up to 11! This week, Ask Me Another touches on the holy trinity of debauchery in a compilation episode devoted to games about sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll.

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


Andy Karl: 'Groundhog Day' Seven Days A Week

8/11/2017
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Tony Nominee Andy Karl from Broadway's Groundhog Day shares what makes the script irresistible and his thoughts on movies turned musicals. This episode originally aired on May 12, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:55


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

7/28/2017
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Janeane Garofalo and Lili Taylor, the stars of the Broadway revival of 'Marvin's Room,' talk about 90s comedy and nostalgia. Then, they guess which of them said a famous line of movie and TV dialogue.

Duration: 00:53:16


Zazie Beetz: Atlanta In Brooklyn

7/21/2017
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Zazie Beetz shares her theories as to why FX's Golden Globe-winning series "Atlanta" resonated with fans and critics in its first season. Plus, our Mystery Guest has a hobby that most women do not.

Duration: 00:52:33


Chris Colfer: Fans, Fiction, And Fan Fiction

7/14/2017
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Chris Colfer recounts auditioning for the hit show Glee, and how his distaste for reality led to his best-selling Young Adult series, The Land of Stories. Then we quiz him on unlikely fan fiction.

Duration: 00:52:58


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


Kathleen Madigan: Life On The Road

6/2/2017
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Comedian Kathleen Madigan talks about her Netflix special 'Bothering Jesus,' then battles Lewis Black in a quiz about life on the road. This episode originally aired on Feb. 3, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:46


Tank And The Bangas: Tiny Desks And Disney Musicals

5/26/2017
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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. Plus, they throw down on Disney tunes, and play a few of their own!

Duration: 00:53:45


Tim Daly: Mr. Madam Secretary

5/19/2017
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Madam Secretary's Tim Daly shares what it's like being in a show about the American government in our current political climate, and his friendship with Madeleine Albright.

Duration: 00:53:18


Brooklyn Decker: Two Truths And A Lie, Lie, Lie

5/5/2017
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Ask Me Another brings a little bit of Brooklyn to Dallas with special guest Brooklyn Decker — who talks about acting in the Netflix series 'Grace and Frankie,' and then plays a game of two truths and a lie — boy band edition!

Duration: 00:51:18

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