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Ask Me Another

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Rank #28 in Comedy category

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Leisure
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Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.

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Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.

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3535 Ratings
Average Ratings
2725
421
147
87
155

Lighthearted laughs, silly facts & puzzles

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iTunes Ratings

3535 Ratings
Average Ratings
2725
421
147
87
155

Lighthearted laughs, silly facts & puzzles

By Sonomarina - Jan 10 2020
Read more
Folks on the subway may look at you funny, because you’ll laugh out loud.

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Ask Me Another

Latest release on Jan 17, 2020

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Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.

Rank #1: Mike Rowe And NASA Scientists: Dirty Jobs In Spaaace!

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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.

Feb 10 2017

52mins

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Rank #2: Gillian Jacobs And Kate Micucci: Your Brain Is Not Enough

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Gillian Jacobs and Kate Micucci, stars of Mike Birbiglia's film Don't Think Twice, join Ophira Eisenberg to talk songwriting, scary improv moments, and Scooby-Doo monsters. This episode originally aired on August 5, 2016.

Feb 24 2017

1hr 27mins

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Rank #3: Natasha Lyonne: Random Houses

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Natasha Lyonne plans a double feature strategy for her films Yoga Hosers and Antibirth. Then we quiz the actor, who grew up in Herman Melville's house, on other famous authors' homes.

Apr 07 2017

52mins

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Rank #4: Brooklyn Decker: Two Truths And A Lie, Lie, Lie

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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!

May 05 2017

51mins

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Rank #5: Jason Jones: Comfy Bunny Hug

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Former Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones talks about the birds and the bees on his TBS series The Detour, and helps translate Canadian sayings into American.

Mar 24 2017

53mins

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Rank #6: Big Freedia: Queen Diva Of Quizzes

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The Queen Diva of bounce music, Big Freedia, gives advice to aspiring twerkers and reveals what it's like to get a phone call from Beyoncé.

Mar 10 2017

1hr 26mins

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Rank #7: Tim Daly: Mr. Madam Secretary

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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.

May 19 2017

53mins

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Rank #8: Jim Gaffigan: The Dad Bod Diet

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This week, comedian Jim Gaffigan talks food, family, and his new TV Land show The Jim Gaffigan Show. Plus, his wife and writing partner Jeannie reveals Jim's deep, dark secrets.

Jul 09 2015

51mins

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Rank #9: Kathleen Madigan: Life On The Road

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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.

Jun 02 2017

52mins

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Rank #10: Tim Gunn: Make It Smirk!

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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.

Jun 09 2017

52mins

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Rank #11: Roy Wood Jr.: Puzzle Banger After Banger

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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.

Jul 07 2017

52mins

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Rank #12: Paula Cole: Where Have All The Puzzles Gone?

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Singer-songwriter and activist Paula Cole shares how jazz inspired her to find her own Grammy-winning sound, and plays games that show off her anatomical and ornithological knowledge. Then, contestants play an audio quiz that reminds them why they should always turn off their cell phones before a show.

Dec 06 2019

54mins

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Rank #13: Amy Sedaris: Etsy Or Smithsonian?

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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.

Oct 06 2017

52mins

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Rank #14: Jeff Goldblum, Maika Monroe, 'Weird Al' Yankovic: 10 Out Of 10 Goldblums

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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.

Jun 24 2016

51mins

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Rank #15: TV Favorites!

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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.

Oct 28 2016

51mins

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Rank #16: Jim Gaffigan: The Dad Bod Diet (R)

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This week, comedian Jim Gaffigan talks food, family, and his new TV Land show The Jim Gaffigan Show. Plus, his wife and writing partner Jeannie reveals Jim's deep, dark secrets.

Feb 11 2016

51mins

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Rank #17: Janeane Garofalo And Lili Taylor: Returning To 'Marvin's Room'

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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.

Nov 24 2017

50mins

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Rank #18: Penn Jillette: Fool Us Once

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Ask Me Another is in Phoenix, Arizona 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.

Aug 18 2017

54mins

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Rank #19: Cary Elwes, Dennis Quaid, Christian Cooke: The Art Of More

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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.

Nov 18 2016

52mins

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Rank #20: O Brother, Where Art Thou Quiz Show?

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John Turturro, a regular in films by the Coen Brothers, Spike Lee and explosions-loving Michael Bay, recently hit the director's chair himself. How will the Quiz Show star fare on a real game show? This episode originally aired on May 29, 2014.

Apr 16 2015

54mins

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Justin Long And Marina Franklin: Franklin My Dear, I Don't Give A Long

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Actor Justin Long returns to the Ask Me Another stage! Known for the "Get a Mac" ads, Long talks about hosting his new podcast Life Is Short, and interviewing his 103-year-old grandmother. Then, he plays a game of "Shorter or Longer?" Later, comedian Marina Franklin tells the story of how she bombed her first big break, and then tests her knowledge of themed restaurants.

Jan 17 2020

52mins

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Topher Grace And Arturo Castro: Cereal Stans

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That '70s Show alum Topher Grace and Broad City's Arturo Castro share stories of their big breaks into acting then face-off in a trivia game about breakfast cereal! This episode originally aired on Aug. 2, 2019.

Jan 10 2020

51mins

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Luke James: Not 'Chi' About Singing

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Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Luke James chats about working with Beyoncé and Prince, acting on the series The Chi, and sings-along to some classic steamy slow jams. Plus, an audio quiz where contestants must identify famous robots in pop culture. Bleep-bloop!

Jan 03 2020

52mins

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Adam Lambert And Tony Hawk: A California Christmas

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Two San Diego legends come home for the holidays, as American Idol alum and Queen frontman Adam Lambert joins skateboarding giant Tony Hawk for festive trivia at the Historic Balboa Theatre. This episode originally aired on Dec. 21, 2018.

Dec 27 2019

53mins

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Kal Penn And Dan Soder: The Tournament Of Champions

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Actor Kal Penn and comedian Dan Soder drop by Ask Me Another's first-ever Tournament of Champions, where we bring back four previous winning contestants to find who will be the big big winner. Penn talks about representing New York City's diversity in his comedy series Sunnyside. Then, he enters the ring to play a wrestling quiz against Soder, who stars in a new HBO special.

Dec 20 2019

54mins

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Anthony Ramos: A Quiz-mas Carol

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Ophira and Jonathan use the power of trivia to melt the heart of puzzle guru Ebenezer Scrooge. Plus, actor Anthony Ramos (Hamilton, She's Gotta Have It). This episode originally aired Dec. 22, 2017.

Dec 13 2019

54mins

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Paula Cole: Where Have All The Puzzles Gone?

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Singer-songwriter and activist Paula Cole shares how jazz inspired her to find her own Grammy-winning sound, and plays games that show off her anatomical and ornithological knowledge. Then, contestants play an audio quiz that reminds them why they should always turn off their cell phones before a show.

Dec 06 2019

54mins

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Trace Adkins And Carlene Carter: Cowboys And Cowpunks

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Musician Trace Adkins shares the chance encounter that launched his career, and songwriter Carlene Carter reflects on growing up part of a legendary family. This episode originally aired May 31, 2019.

Nov 29 2019

52mins

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Robert Earl Keen: Texas Troubadour

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At the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas, Americana singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen describes how his early days spent in Houston barrooms led to a career in music, how he first met his longtime friend, Lyle Lovett, and why his daughter had to talk him into doing his own podcast. Then he demonstrates one of his superpowers: knowing every U.S. president's birthday. Plus, things get cheesy when contestants play a really gouda music parody game.

Nov 22 2019

52mins

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Josh Gondelman And Catherine Cohen: Brooklyn Famous

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Josh Gondelman, talks about why he gives strangers pep talks on Twitter, and Catherine Cohen explains how she makes her cabaret comedy into fashion. This episode originally aired June 14, 2019.

Nov 15 2019

52mins

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Alejandro Escovedo: Punk Rock Roots In Texas

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Latino punk veteran Alejandro Escovedo talks about growing up in a big musical family, his year living in the Chelsea Hotel, and his latest album, The Crossing. Then, his love of surfing and French cinema is tested in a gnarly game of This, That, or the Other. Plus, contestants channel their inner fifth grader in a game where every answer can be spelled upside-down on an LCD calculator.

Nov 08 2019

52mins

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Nicole Byer: Nailed It!

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Ask Me Another heads to Seattle! Comedian and host of Nailed It!, Nicole Byer reflects on how she went from waiting tables to performing stand-up, and why celebrating failure is important. This episode originally aired on June 28, 2019.

Nov 01 2019

52mins

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Michael McDonald: Once A Doobie, Always A Doobie

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At the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and "yacht rock" pioneer Michael McDonald reflects on his father's disappointment when he put down the banjo for rock and roll, and why he still considers himself a Doobie Brother. Then he plays a game inspired by his love of singers from the 1960s and '70s. Plus, meet the captain of a "cute lil' yellow tugboat," and gain some nautical knowledge.

Oct 25 2019

49mins

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Taylor Schilling: Orange Is The New Clown

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Taylor Schilling explains why after seven seasons on Orange Is the New Black, she's going to clown school. This episode originally aired May 10, 2019.

Oct 17 2019

52mins

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Kristin Chenoweth: No Rest For The Wicked

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Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth joins Ask Me Another in Houston, Texas. She reflects on her Wicked-ly impressive career on stage and her latest album, For The Girls. Then, the Broadway star belts it out in a game where she sings the titles of famous musicals, and takes on a quiz inspired by her love of 7-Eleven Slurpees. Plus, a final round with a "BIG" surprise ending.

Oct 11 2019

52mins

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Bowen Yang And Matt Rogers: I Don't Think So, Honey!

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SNL cast member Bowen Yang, and comedian Matt Rogers face off in challenges about bees and honey, and bad movies starring pop divas. This episode originally aired July 19, 2019.

Oct 04 2019

52mins

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Matthew McConaughey: Commerce And Vanity

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Ask Me Another hits the road! Matthew McConaughey chats about his love for Austin, Texas and his new role as the University of Texas' Minister of Culture. Then, he reflects on why he still loves the first three words he said on screen, and he's challenged on unusual laws in Texas and some college mascot history.

Sep 27 2019

52mins

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DeWanda Wise And Taye Diggs: She's Gotta Get Her Groove Back

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She's Gotta Have It star DeWanda Wise recalls pursuing acting to avoid detention. And, Taye Diggs reflects on playing Hedwig, and his return to TV. Then they face off for This, That, or the Other. This episode originally aired on May 3, 2019.

Sep 20 2019

52mins

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Ilfenesh Hadera: Spike Lee Alum And DJ School Dropout

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Ilfenesh Hadera, from the 2017 reboots of Baywatch and She's Gotta Have It, chats about growing up in Harlem, working with Spike Lee, and her new Epix series, Godfather Of Harlem. Then, this DJ school dropout plays a game about hip-hop samples. Plus, contestants play games about old-timey inventions and cheese, and the beloved Fact ag is back!

Sep 13 2019

52mins

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Retta: Tweet Yo' Self

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Actor Retta reflects on trading her career in chemistry for one in comedy, her "crazy" audition for the role of Donna on Parks And Recreation, and what she loves about portraying a fully realized character on Good Girls. Then, she revisits some old TV-centric reaction tweets in a game about shows she used to watch. This episode originally aired on April 19, 2019.

Sep 06 2019

52mins

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iTunes Ratings

3535 Ratings
Average Ratings
2725
421
147
87
155

Lighthearted laughs, silly facts & puzzles

By Sonomarina - Jan 10 2020
Read more
Folks on the subway may look at you funny, because you’ll laugh out loud.

funny

By SplitRaindrop - Dec 29 2019
Read more
If you like Wait Wait Don’t Tell me you’ll likely enjoy this!