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Sharpen Your Wits (And Your Pencils)

"Shake it like a polar bear ninja!" If you suspect that these are not the correct lyrics to Outkast's "Hey Ya!", then this week's game of mondegreens (misheard lyrics) is for you. Plus: guest musician John Roderick; and V.I.P. David Rees teaches us how to sharpen pencils the artisanal way.

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Sir Patrick Stewart Recites Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space'

Sir Patrick Stewart joins host Ophira Eisenberg to play a lyrical game. Hear his rendition of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space," and tune in Aug. 20 for the full episode with Sir Patrick Stewart!