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Ask Me Another

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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TV Face-Off: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Superstore, Parks & Rec, Silicon Valley & Insecure

Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley), Lauren Ash (Superstore), and Natasha Rothwell (Insecure) join us to play games that make them go 'hmmm', but also laugh out loud.

52mins

1 May 2020

Rank #1

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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.

52mins

10 Feb 2017

Rank #2

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Gillian Jacobs And Kate Micucci: Your Brain Is Not Enough

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.

1hr 27mins

24 Feb 2017

Rank #3

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Natasha Lyonne: Random Houses

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.

52mins

7 Apr 2017

Rank #4

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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!

51mins

5 May 2017

Rank #5

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Jason Jones: Comfy Bunny Hug

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.

53mins

24 Mar 2017

Rank #6

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Big Freedia: Queen Diva Of Quizzes

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.

1hr 26mins

10 Mar 2017

Rank #7

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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.

53mins

19 May 2017

Rank #8

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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.

52mins

2 Jun 2017

Rank #9

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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.

52mins

9 Jun 2017

Rank #10

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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.

52mins

7 Jul 2017

Rank #11

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Amy Sedaris: Etsy Or Smithsonian?

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.

52mins

6 Oct 2017

Rank #12

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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.

51mins

28 Oct 2016

Rank #13

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

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.

51mins

24 Jun 2016

Rank #14

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

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.

50mins

24 Nov 2017

Rank #15

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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.

52mins

18 Nov 2016

Rank #16

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Kal Penn And Dan Soder: The Tournament Of Champions

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.

54mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Penn Jillette: Fool Us Once

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.

54mins

18 Aug 2017

Rank #18

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Javier Muñoz And David Harbour: The World Turned Upside Down

Javier Muñoz, from the musical Hamilton, teaches us about presidential pets. And David Harbour from Stranger Things plays Dungeons & Dragons. This episode originally aired on October 14, 2016.

51mins

20 Oct 2017

Rank #19