Ask Me Another
Ask me Another blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music played in front of a live audience. The show is a co-production of NPR and WNYC.
It's the most wonderful time of year: the Ask Me Another Holiday Spectacular! This year, we want to celebrate our contestants by highlighting those who give us the wrong answers, but do it in spectacular style. So next time you don't know the right answer, just take a cue from these fine folks.
Hear the full Holiday episode starting Thursday, December 18th.
Music: "I Don't Know How To Drive" by Julian Velard. "Ask Me Another Theme" by Jonathan Coulton.
(Rebroadcast) You're in for a hilarious religious experience this week, as our Very Important Puzzler, comedian Mike Birbiglia, shares some bizarre personal tales, including why he once considered becoming a priest.
This week on the show, break the rules of spelling, sing along to our re-write of Lorde's "Royals" (that is about actual royalty), and, if it pleases the court, test your knowledge of cliché legal phrases with star of Benched and Happy Endings, Eliza Coupe.
(Rebroadcast, Episode 307) Eat, pray and love your way through games about Italian foods, oddly-named deities and the best part of any newspaper--the funny pages--with V.I.P. and bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert.
(Rebroadcast Episode 314) Make groan-worthy puns about Shaquille O'Neal, sing commercial jingles in Italian, and test your knowledge of rap music with comedian and television writer Hannibal Buress.
Neil Gaiman says that he is working on issue #26 of Miracleman, the lapsed comic series he worked on in the 1990s with artist Mark Buckingham. Rumors have flown around the comics community for years — here, he confirms that the series shall return.
Plus, hear what happens when Neil attempts to classify his writing. It's nearly impossible.
Hear the full episode with VIP Neil Gaiman, "The Model of a Modern Major Game Show," now.