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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.

iTunes Ratings

590 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

590 Ratings
Average Ratings
536
29
11
9
5

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

The Best Episodes of:

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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.

Rank #1: 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 #2: AMT203

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Horrible Fiances, Apples and Bowler Hats

Feb 02 2012

26mins

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Rank #3: 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 http://answermethispodcast.com/episode370. 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 http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis 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 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. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.

Feb 07 2019

55mins

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Rank #4: 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 #5: AMT204

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Inspector Morse, TV Weather, and Accidental Sexting

Feb 09 2012

29mins

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Rank #6: AMT373: Dr Martens, the Queen's Private Cinema, and Helen's Sentient Bed

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Things that have got the listeners perplexed this month: what do you do when you and your partner have the same name? Why doesn't the evil queen in Narnia drive a snazzier form of transport than a sled? And how does the Queen go to the cinema? Find out more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode373. 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 http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special 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. Helen and Martin are touring New Zealand and Australia for the next three months - see their gig listings at theallusionist.org/events. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. Also! Get free audiobooks and half-price Audible subscriptions at http://answermethispodcast.com/audible - and while you're browsing around Audible, be sure to download Olly's new series Tip the Scales.

May 02 2019

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Rank #7: 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 #8: AMT372: Cummerbunds, Mummified Monarchs, and Mr Motivator

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Whatever happened to aerobics on morning telly, the corpse of Henry VIII, and cummerbunds? We crack these mysteries and more in AMT372. Find out more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode372. 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 http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special 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. Helen and Martin are touring New Zealand and Australia for the next three months - see their gig listings at theallusionist.org/events. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. Also! Get free audiobooks and half-price Audible subscriptions at http://answermethispodcast.com/audible - and while you're browsing around Audible, be sure to download Olly's new series Tip the Scales.

Apr 04 2019

44mins

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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 http://answermethispodcast.com/episode364. 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. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, 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 bluffers.com.

Aug 02 2018

43mins

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Rank #10: The Best of AMT 2015

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Join us for a jaunt through the the best bits of Answer Me This! in 2015. Read all about it at http://answermethispodcast.com/amt2015.
Send questions for 2016 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 classic episodes, albums and apps at http://answermethisstore.com

Dec 24 2015

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Rank #11: 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 http://answermethispodcast.com/episode363. 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 http://answermethisstore.com. 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. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, 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 bluffers.com.

Jun 07 2018

49mins

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Rank #12: AMT374: Jellyfish, Green Screens and Sea Monkey Soup

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Greetings, listeners! If you've ever wondered how jellyfish eat, shit and bonk, we've taken the hit to our search histories to illuminate you in AMT374. Plus: post-chemo hair; green screens; microwave mug cakes; and Ryvita. Find out more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode374. 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 http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special 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. Helen and Martin are touring Australia for the next few weeks - see their gig listings at theallusionist.org/events. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. Also! Get free audiobooks and half-price Audible subscriptions at http://answermethispodcast.com/audible - and while you're browsing around Audible, be sure to download Olly's new series Tip the Scales.

Jun 06 2019

54mins

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Rank #13: 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 #14: AMT362: Dangerous Beans, Meghan'n'Harry, and a Life-Sized Cardboard Cutout of Kylie Minogue

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There is a menace that we only just learned could have murdered us from within. It's a miracle we have survived this long. Find out what to fear in your own salads in AMT362. There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode362. Are you ready for the ROYAL WEDDING OMGGGGGG? The soundtrack to your giddy anticipation/antipathy/indifference is the AMT Jubilee album, one hour of right royal fun. Get it from iTunes, Amazon and http://answermethisstore.com. 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. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount with the code 'answer'.

May 03 2018

42mins

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Rank #15: 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 #16: 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 #17: AMT353: Despacito, Apples for Teacher, and Glory Holes

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To borrow from The Song Of The Summer 2017, let AMT353 in the walls of your labyrinth. IE your ears. What did you think we were talking about? A duck's complicated nether regions? All will become clearer (but not necessarily more savoury) at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode353. Send us questions for future episodes: email 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.

Aug 03 2017

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Rank #18: AMT205

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Scarecrows, Traffic Lights and Naked Shame

Feb 16 2012

29mins

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Rank #19: AMT348: Fruit Machines, Caesar Salads and Jelly

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Jelly in your pipes, Jelly in your pipes, Wibbly wobbly wibbly wobbly Jelly in your pipes! Seriously, people, don't pour jelly into your pipes. It will prove a trifle problematic. Further valuable lessons in AMT348: what to do if you lose your passport at the airport; how to deal with your kangaroo-killing neighbour; why you shouldn't brush your teeth with barbecue charcoal. Find out more about the episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode348. 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

Mar 02 2017

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Rank #20: 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 http://answermethispodcast.com/episode330
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

41mins

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