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Answer Me This!

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Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann host the award-winning podcast that has been answering the world's questions since 2007. Visit the official website at answermethispodcast.com. Buy classic episodes, albums and apps at answermethisstore.com.

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Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann host the award-winning podcast that has been answering the world's questions since 2007. Visit the official website at answermethispodcast.com. Buy classic episodes, albums and apps at answermethisstore.com.

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645 Ratings
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The best podcast of all time?

By mrmantini - Oct 10 2019
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The best podcast of all time.

How did it take me so long to find this

By binnaperville - Aug 15 2019
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Love the wonderful senses of humor on this show. So sad it took me this long to find it

iTunes Ratings

645 Ratings
Average Ratings
585
29
13
10
8

The best podcast of all time?

By mrmantini - Oct 10 2019
Read more
The best podcast of all time.

How did it take me so long to find this

By binnaperville - Aug 15 2019
Read more
Love the wonderful senses of humor on this show. So sad it took me this long to find it
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Answer Me This!

Latest release on May 22, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: AMT379: Fly Spray, Dogs vs Children, and Garlic Breath

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Is it OK to steal someone else's discarded room service jam? Is it OK to let friends take me on an all-expenses-paid holiday? Is it OK that my sister-in-law has given her dog the same name as my child? And is whatever the heck is going on in the video for 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' OK? We deal with all these questions and more in AMT379 - and, following last month's consideration of the mathematical riddle 'As I Was Going To St Ives', we receive clarification from the actual mayor of St Ives!  Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Subscribe on Apple Podcasts  Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at , Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at , and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.

Nov 07 2019

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Rank #2: AMT380: Candy Canes, Family Pranks and Talking Dogs

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Well Spotify just named AMT one of the top podcasts of the decade, so let's conclude the 2010s with a bumper episode of festive questions. In AMT380 we learn how the canine actors in the festive film Santa Buddies look like they're talking; how to stop your well-meaning friends interfering with your plan to enjoy Christmas alone; and what artificial Christmas trees have in common with toilet-cleaning. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Subscribe on Apple Podcasts  Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at , Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at , and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.

Dec 05 2019

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Rank #3: AMT359: Center Parcs, Defence Against the Dark Arts, and Pope Tropes

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Why does your cocktail come with a tiny piratical weapon in it? Why is Dumbledore so shit at HR? What's the deal with the Center Parcs dome? Find out all this and more in AMT359. There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode359. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com.

Feb 01 2018

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Rank #4: AMT381: Slapstick, Eggy Smell and Your Naked Dad

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In AMT381, questioneers are worrying about lost jewels, stinking out the office, dad doing the gardening in the nude, and what happens to trains in Thomas The Tank Engine when they die. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums including AMT Love, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.

Jan 09 2020

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Rank #5: AMT331: Lads' Mags, Cereal Toys and Blue Rinses

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With Olly's baby poised to make his entrance into this world, AMT331 is our last episode before our three-month paternity leave. But there's the all-new AMT Love album ready for your ears at http://answermethispodcast.com/love - and 331 episodes of AMT to catch up on. Read all about this one at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode331.Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandollyBe our Facebook friend at http://facebook.com/answermethisSubscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThisBuy old episodes and albums at http://answermethisstore.com

Jan 28 2016

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Rank #6: AMT203

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Horrible Fiances, Apples and Bowler Hats

Feb 02 2012

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Rank #7: AMT204

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Inspector Morse, TV Weather, and Accidental Sexting

Feb 09 2012

29mins

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Rank #8: AMT360: Astronauts' Underwear, the Blockbusters Hand Jive, and Sushidoku

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AMT360 will be a huge relief for you if you've spent a lot of your life wondering what astronauts do with their dirty underwear, why the audience is jiving during the credits of Blockbusters, and whether Bowling for Soup are bowling to OBTAIN soup or on BEHALF of soup. There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode360. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com.

Mar 01 2018

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Rank #9: AMT364: Cranberries, Jesters and the Cruise Ship Wig Department

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A questioneer is on a ship in Alaska with only 300 wigs and a case of unrequited rage for company. Where to seek solace but AMT, of course? Also! Why do jesters have little replicas of their own heads on the end of their staffs? Why are FedEx ok with being the cause of Tom Hanks being cast away in Cast Away? And why are people standing waist-deep in wet cranberries? Is it some bold cure for a UTI? There's more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. The Bluffers' Guides are back! Rapidly become well-informed in subjects from cats to fishing to chocolate at .

Aug 02 2018

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Rank #10: AMT325: Circus Music, Submersibles and Tom from MySpace

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Today's questioneers face ruin: browser history ruining a surprise; other people ruining the choice of baby names; and ruining your own chances of shagging a houseguest. Don't ruin your own life by failing to listen to AMT325. Visit http://answermethispodcast.com/episode325 to discover more about it.Send questions to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, or the Question Line (dial 0208 123 5877 or Skype answermethis)Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandollyBe our Facebook friend at http://facebook.com/answermethisSubscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThisBuy old episodes and albums at http://answermethisstore.com

Oct 15 2015

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Rank #11: AMT249

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The Fugitive, Umbrellas and Sweet and Sour Pork Balls

Mar 07 2013

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Rank #12: AMT370: Peacocks, Hamsters, and National Bagel Day

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This month's questioneers want to know what bullet journals are for, where hamsters come from, when the legal drinking age was invented, and what to do with a large painting by their friend which they hate. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on Apple Podcasts  Get your engine revving for Valentine's Day with the AMT Love album! One hour of your questions about your body parts and the various fun things you want to do with them. It's available, along with all our special albums, Best Of compilations and classic episodes 1-200, at .  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at , Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at , and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.

Feb 07 2019

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Rank #13: AMT363: Parliamentary Mace-Fights, In-Flight Magazines, and the Soupsoaker

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While you're young, should you make a wig of your own hair? Why are bathroom walls across America filled with razor blades? And what's James Cameron been up to lately? Find out all in AMT363. There's more about this episode at . June is full of SPORTY SPORT, so while watching people kick balls or thwack balls, listen to the AMT Sports Day special, an hour of surprisingly great AMT-ness all about the sports. Get it from iTunes, Amazon and . Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. The Bluffers' Guides are back! Rapidly become well-informed in subjects from jazz to management to fishing to dogs at .

Jun 07 2018

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Rank #14: AMT330: Butlers, Boxing and Bubbles

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In AMT330, we ponder upon Air Force One, Donald Duck's familial responsibilities, and whether there's any point to being a boxing champion if you don't have a grill named after you. Is there any point to being anything if you don't have a grill named after you?
Find out more about this episode at
Send questions to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, or the Question Line (dial 0208 123 5877 or Skype answermethis)Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandollyBe our Facebook friend at http://facebook.com/answermethisSubscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThisBuy old episodes and albums at http://answermethisstore.com

Jan 14 2016

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Rank #15: AMT296: The Great British Bake Off, Ballet and Gromit

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Visit http://answermethispodcast.com/episode296 for a wealth of information about this episode.

Aug 21 2014

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Rank #16: AMT205

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Scarecrows, Traffic Lights and Naked Shame

Feb 16 2012

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Rank #17: AMT327: The Weeknd, Veggie Weddings and Greek Wine

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Pop the party poppers! AMT327 is here, with The Weeknd feeling his face and Andy McNab showing his face. Find out all about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode327.
Send questions to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, or the Question Line (dial 0208 123 5877 or Skype answermethis)Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandollyBe our Facebook friend at http://facebook.com/answermethisSubscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThisBuy old episodes and albums at http://answermethisstore.com

Nov 12 2015

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Rank #18: AMT347: Vampire Bats, Mugshots and Shaven Eyebrows

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After AMT347 we have more questions than when we started, eg: Is Michael Parkinson really a giant? Are chocolate fondant puddings actually sexy or is that Olly's desperation talking? Is there anything funny about a dead dog? Find out more about the episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode347. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Be our Facebook friend at http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes and albums at http://answermethisstore.com

Feb 02 2017

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Rank #19: AMT326: Crying, Gogglebox, and the Haka Dance

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Can farts cure crying? How is Gogglebox concocted? And what's really going on inside matryoshka dolls? Delve into these mysteries and more in AMT326, by visiting http://answermethispodcast.com/episode326.
Send questions to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, or the Question Line (dial 0208 123 5877 or Skype answermethis)Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandollyBe our Facebook friend at http://facebook.com/answermethisSubscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThisBuy old episodes and albums at http://answermethisstore.com

Oct 29 2015

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Rank #20: AMT271: Elvis Lives (or doesn't), Cupcake Wars and the Parliamentary Mace

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Sep 12 2013

32mins

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