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Ask Me Another

Saturdays 11am
  • Hosted by Ophira Eisenberg
  • Local Host Jonathan Coulton

Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny bones and be serenaded by house musician Jonathan Coulton. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.

Every week on your radio or podcast, you can play along as Ophira poses questions to willing audience members and call-in contestants, Jonathan sings clues to the tune of pop songs and the resident puzzle guru attempts to keep everyone in line. Each week a new celebrity V.I.P. – that's Very Important Puzzler – dazzles from the puzzle hot seat in a custom-built game.

Are you game for NPR's guiltiest and most puzzling pleasure? To become a contestant, email askmeanother@npr.org. You never know — you just might wind up playing a game with your favorite celebrity.

 

Ask Me Another is recorded in front of a live audience at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, and on the road in your city. To attend a taping, visit amatickets.org.

Ways to Connect

Predictions

Feb 2, 2019

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

OK, panel, the Earth is now frozen solid. What will we find when it all melts? Tom Bodett.

TOM BODETT: If my 20-some years in Alaska taught me nothing else, it taught me this. It's dog poop, lots...

(LAUGHTER)

BODETT: ...And lots of dog poop.

SAGAL: Maeve Higgins.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Feb 2, 2019

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank - each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

BILL KURTIS: Maeve has three.

Limericks

Feb 2, 2019

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Predictions

Jan 26, 2019

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what is Rudolph Giuliani doing next? Bim Adewunmi.

BIM ADEWUNMI: He's going to be the groin crusher general of New York.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

AMY DICKINSON: He's going to embark on his fourth, fifth and sixth marriages all at once.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jan 26, 2019

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer's worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Panel Questions

Jan 26, 2019

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. We're playing this week with Bim Adewunmi, Adam Burke and Amy Dickinson. And here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago...

(CHEERING)

KURTIS: ...Peter Sagal.

Predictions

Jan 19, 2019

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Now, panel, what will be the next trend in self-improvement? Alonzo Bodden.

ALONZO BODDEN: People stop listening to Marie Kondo and keep their stuff.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Helen Hong.

HELEN HONG: We'll break into other people's homes and throw out their stuff...

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jan 19, 2019

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Jan 19, 2019

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Predictions

Jan 12, 2019

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Now, panel, what will be the next big revelation from the world of literature? Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: Holden Caulfield's father secretly funneled millions of untaxed dollars to him over the years.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

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