Ask Me Another

Ask Me Another

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Ask Me Another blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music into a rambunctious hour-long show. Play along as Host Ophira Eisenberg invites in-studio guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny bones, and enjoy witty banter and guitar riffs from house musician Jonathan Coulton. 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.

Episodes

AMA Bonus: Roy Wood Jr. Rapid-Fire Questions  

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. answers a round of rapid-fire questions in this bonus that couldn't fit into our recent episode. Find out what Baskin-Robbins flavors Roy would advise against.

Roy Wood Jr.: Puzzle Banger After Banger  

Comedian and Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. shares the struggles of raising his son in a world with racism and $9 smoothies. Then we quiz him on his favorite pastime—jigsaw puzzles!

Mike Rowe And NASA Scientists: Dirty Jobs In Spaaace!  

Ask Me Another travels to Orlando! We talk to Mike Rowe from Dirty Jobs about his own surprising career path. Plus, NASA scientists Gioia Massa and Melissa Jones dissect science in Hollywood films.

Kathleen Madigan: Life On The Road  

Comedian Kathleen Madigan talks about her Netflix special, 'Bothering Jesus,' then battles Lewis Black in a quiz about life on the road. Plus, returning contestants take a second shot at AMA glory!

Zazie Beetz: Atlanta In Brooklyn  

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.

Eugene Mirman: Burger On A Sesame Seed Pun  

AMA goes back to school at Haverford College with all-student contestants! Plus, comedian Eugene Mirman, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in comedy, plays Burger of the Day—AMA style.

Cat Cora: Her Kitchen Rules  

Celebrity Chef Cat Cora dishes on her TV show "My Kitchen Rules" and the strange ways she kept her edge on "Iron Chef America." Plus, she guesses odd dishes made up of rhyming foods like "steak cake."

Connie Britton And Martina McBride: 'This One's For The Girls' (R)  

AMA heads to Nashville! NPR's Ann Powers gives us the inside scoop on Music City, musician Martina McBride talks about her writing process, and actor Connie Britton plays a game about famous TV moms.

Jeff Goldblum, Maika Monroe, 'Weird Al' Yankovic: 10 Out Of 10 Goldblums (R)  

AMA heads to Los Angeles! Jeff Goldblum and Maika Monroe from Independence Day: Resurgence discuss the challenges of acting with CGI aliens. Plus, "Weird Al" Yankovic parodies a David Bowie classic.

Leslie Odom Jr.: Aaron Burr, Sir (R)  

Broadway's Leslie Odom Jr., who played Aaron Burr in the hit musical Hamilton, joins us to talk about the show's meteoric rise and his path to Broadway as a high school student.

Tim Gunn: Make It Smirk!  

Author James Porath talks rebellious, unapologetic, and brave women in "Rejected Princesses." Then Project Runway's Tim Gunn helps us "make it work" in a game that rewrites his famous catchphrase.

Pablo Hidalgo: Red Five Standing By  

Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo explains the challenges of keeping the Star Wars universe together. Plus contestants from all over the country phone in for an entirely in-studio episode.

Literary Favorites  

Why read books when you can play games about them? Join us as we revisit our favorite literary-themed games. Plus, a novel interview with author and actress Lauren Weedman. It's a real page turner!

Bob Boilen And Gaelynn Lea: What's In Your Tiny Desk? (R)  

NPR Music host Bob Boilen talks about the Tiny Desk Contest and winner Gaelynn Lea plays two of her songs. Then naturally the two play a game about things you find in a desk. This Episode originally aired June 3, 2016.

Cary Elwes, Dennis Quaid & Christian Cooke: The Art Of More  

Dennis Quaid and Christian Cooke from the Crackle series The Art Of More reveal their odd jobs and set mishaps. And co-star Cary Elwes tests his wits in a game inspired by The Princess Bride.

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

We bring some Brooklyn to our Dallas roadshow with VIP Brooklyn Decker. Decker talks about acting in the Netflix series Grace and Frankie, then plays a game of two truths and a lie—boy band edition!

Wyatt Cenac: Pop Culture Fights (R)  

Comedian Wyatt Cenac talks puppets and writing letters to SNL that landed him an internship at the Bell House in Brooklyn.

TV Favorites!  

Get ready for TV on the radio! We revisit TV-themed games, including bizarre season finales and classic theme songs. Then we find out what Pulitzer Prize-winning TV critic Emily Nussbaum is watching.

Ti West and James Ransone: In A Valley Of Trivia  

Director Ti West and actor James Ransone discuss their new Western In a Valley of Violence. Then they duel it out in a trivia game, proving that the AMA stage is big enough for the both of them.

Javier Muñoz & David Harbour: The World Turned Upside Down  

Javier Muñoz, the new Alexander Hamilton in the hit musical, teaches us about some presidential pets. And David Harbour from Netflix's Stranger Things plays Dungeons & Dragons, AMA style.

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