Ask Me Another

Ask Me Another

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Ask Me Another brings the lively spirit and healthy competition of your favorite trivia night right to your ears. With a rotating cast of funny people, puzzle writers and VIP guests, it features the wit of host Ophira Eisenberg, the music of house musician Jonathan Coulton, and rambunctious trivia games, all played in front of a live audience.


Judy Gold: Very Special Episodes  

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.

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

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.

Rita Dove: Set Phasers To Poem  

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.

Penn Jillette: Fool Us Once  

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.

Andy Karl: 'Groundhog Day' Seven Days A Week  

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.

Kerry Bishé: Halt And Catch Science  

Kerry Bishé from "Halt and Catch Fire" shares how, as a self-proclaimed Luddite, she was able to connect with her character, a computer engineer. Then this STEM advocate plays "Two Truths and a Lie."

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

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.

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. This episode originally aired on January 27, 2017.

Chris Colfer: Fans, Fiction, And Fan Fiction  

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.

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. This episode originally aired on Feb. 17, 2017.

Betty Gilpin: GLOW-ing Faces  

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."

Naturi Naughton And Omari Hardwick: Power Puzzlers  

Naturi Naughton and Omari Hardwick reveal what inspires their characters on Starz's Power, then sing the titles to classic 90s R&B hits. This episode originally aired on August 26, 2016.

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

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.

Tim Gunn: Make It Smirk!  

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.

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. This episode originally aired on Feb. 3, 2017.

AMA Bonus: Tank And The Bangas Full Set  

Tiny Desk Contest winner Tank and the Bangas played more music than we could fit into our episode. So here's the entire four-song set! Be sure to check out the full episode in your podcast feed.

Tank And The Bangas: Tiny Desks And Disney Musicals  

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!

Tim Daly: Mr. Madam Secretary  

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.

Andy Karl: 'Groundhog Day' Seven Days A Week  

Tony Nominee Andy Karl from Broadway's Groundhog Day shares what makes the script irresistible and his thoughts on movies turned musicals. Plus a game about weather forecasters who became celebrities.

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

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!

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