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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.

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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New York, NY

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NPR

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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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English

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635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 513-3232


Episodes

The Final Round

1/28/2022
Series finale. Ophira and Jonathan look back on nine years of puzzles, word games and trivia by playing puzzles, word games and trivia.

Duration:00:51:48

Home Cooking With Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Superstore's Nico Santos

1/21/2022
Jesse Tyler Ferguson discusses his cookbook Food Between Friends. Nico Santos and Zeke Smith play This That Or The Other. Comics Samantha Ruddy and Luke Mones rock out to Grease songs about... Greece.

Duration:00:52:30

Alfonso Ribeiro: Jokes About Butts And Mild Transgressions

1/14/2022
Comedians Demi Adejuyigbe and Gabe Gundacker rise to the occasion in a game about bread. Alfonso Ribeiro (AFV) talks about the Carlton dance. Alex Moffat (SNL) and Jen Spyra learn about baby animals.

Duration:00:52:38

Justin, Travis And Griffin McElroy: My Podcast, My Podcast And My Other Podcast

1/7/2022
Podcast hosts Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy (My Brother, My Brother and Me) talk about their book, Everybody Has a Podcast (Except You). Then they fight off trivia-spouting monsters in a game that tests their D&D knowledge and d20 luck. Plus, comedians Shalewa Sharpe and Gastor Almonte (The War Report podcast) listen to sped-up versions of slow jams and play a hilarious round of "Bridgerton character, sweatpants brand or potato?"

Duration:00:52:27

Chelsea Handler & Sharon Salzberg: Guided Meditation

12/31/2021
Sharon Salzberg leads a guided meditation. Chelsea Handler talks about her special, 'Evolution.' Plus, comedians Dewayne Perkins, Aasia LaShay Bullock, Mike Albo and Amanda Duarte play games.

Duration:00:52:13

Richard Kind & Nnamdi Asomugha: Seriously, Ask Me Another

12/17/2021
Hilarious actor Richard Kind takes on Comedy Cloud founder Ray Ellin. NFL player-turned-actor Nnamdi Asomugha geeks out about holiday films. Ashley Nicole Black and Chelsea Devantez are back for more!

Duration:00:52:44

We Ship It

12/10/2021
RuPaul's Drag Race alum and Call Me Mother co-host Peppermint talks about the origins of her name, and why it was a bit of "a dumb mistake" to choose "Peppermint." Plus, Couples Therapy hosts Naomi Ekperigin and Andy Beckerman attend Masterclasses taught by animals, and Miracle Workers stars Geraldine Viswanathan and Karan Soni play a game about some smokin' hot topics— that's 9.9 trillion degrees hot, baby.

Duration:00:52:12

Nice Guys: Ted Lasso & Bob Ross

12/3/2021
Ted Lasso stars play a film score themed music parody. Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone (Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed) do a quiz about tests. Lingthusiasm hosts play an emoji speed round.

Duration:00:52:32

Molecular Gastrivia

11/26/2021
Rev up those fryers, it's the Ask Me Another Food Show! The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain (Nadiya's Time to Eat, Nadiya Bakes) dishes about baking for the Queen and digs up the truth in a game about plant family trees. Plus, James Beard Award-winning chef Gabrielle Hamilton (Blood, Bones and Butter, Prune) & Top Chef alum and National Arts Club head chef Ashley Merriman play a saucy music parody game, and Food Network hosts and judges Carla Hall (​​Carla and the Christmas...

Duration:00:52:34

Padma Lakshmi: Taste The Nation, From Your Couch

11/19/2021
Padma Lakshmi talks about her series Taste The Nation. Jenny Hagel, Amber Ruffin, Margo Price, and Jeremy Ivey play games about long things and events in history set to the tune of Billy Joel songs.

Duration:00:52:21

Yo-Yo Ma: Civic Duty

11/12/2021
Yo-Yo Ma (Beginner's Mind on Audible) talks pandemic performance, chefs Sohla El-Waylly and Stella Parks play "Food Jazz," Timothy Simons (Veep, The Pole) & Teddy Bressman hear "bald metal."

Duration:00:52:42

Eddie Huang & 'Judas And The Black Messiah' Writers: Who Tells Your Story

11/5/2021
Eddie Huang talks directing his first film, Boogie. Keith and Kenny Lucas (Judas and the Black Messiah) discuss pitching movies. Emily Heller and Emmy Blotnick meet guest host Oak-phira Eisen-birch.

Duration:00:52:13

Ken Jeong: Mask Me Another

10/29/2021
Ken Jeong chats about The Masked Dancer. Actors Skylar Astin and John Clarence Stewart hear unconventional instruments. Comedians Cameron Esposito and Beth Stelling cruise through a game about maps.

Duration:00:52:28

Michelle Buteau: 'The Circle' And Van Halen

10/22/2021
Michelle Buteau chats season 2 of Netflix's The Circle. You're Wrong About's Sarah Marshall and Michael Hobbes meet a mysterious whale. Love Fraud's Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady play, is it a Lizard?

Duration:00:52:43

Better Call Saul & The Mandalorian's Giancarlo Esposito; Hacks

10/15/2021
Giancarlo Esposito talks Gus Fring and Baby Yoda. Plus, games with Hacks creators Lucia Aniello & Paul W. Downs, and Tanya Morgan's Donwill & Bethany Van Delft (Parentalogic).

Duration:00:52:19

Spring TV: 'Chad' & 'Home Economics!' Also, Reggie Watts

10/8/2021
Late Late Show bandleader Reggie Watts and Kate Berlant hop into a time machine. Sasheer Zamata and Catilin McGee learn what "holding the candle" means. Nasim Pedrad chats about playing a teen boy.

Duration:00:52:47

Marc Maron & Aimee Mann: End Times Fun

10/1/2021
Marc Maron talks about his comedy special, End Times Fun. Aimee Mann and Michael Penn face off, and cartoonist Emily Flake takes on husband John Pastore. This episode originally aired April 10, 2020.

Duration:00:52:25

The Final Round

9/24/2021
Series finale. Ophira and Jonathan look back on nine years of puzzles, word games and trivia by playing puzzles, word games and trivia.

Duration:00:52:57

The Penultimate Puzzles

9/17/2021
This show is packed with returning friends of AMA! Comedians Aparna Nancherla and Joyelle Nicole Johnson are subjected to Kidz Bop, Welcome to Night Vale's Cecil Baldwin and musician Julian Velard decipher poorly-researched podcast ads, and Wandavision song writers Robert and Kristen Anderson Lopez show off their theme classic TV theme song knowledge.

Duration:00:52:40

Sonia Manzano: These Are The Muppets In Your Neighborhood

9/10/2021
This week it's a classic episode from 2015. Actor Sonia Manzano talks about retiring from her role as Maria on Sesame Street after 44 years. Then, she and her TV husband Luis, played by actor Emilio Delgado, think back on all the Muppets they've encountered in their neighborhood.

Duration:00:52:56