Host Ophira Eisenberg interviews V.I.P. (Very Important Puzzler) Michael Ian Black. i
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Host Ophira Eisenberg interviews V.I.P. (Very Important Puzzler) Michael Ian Black.
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Always Bet On Black

Our V.I.P is comedian, actor and author Michael Ian Black, who reveals how becoming a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle launched his career. Plus, a round of "This, That or The Other" that involves Star Wars planets.

This week, test your trivia prowess in games about celebrities who share the same name, tech companies that sound like Star Wars planets, and musicians whose names sound delicious. Plus our Very Important Puzzler, comedian, actor and author Michael Ian Black, reveals how becoming a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle launched his career. Hear him break out his best Valley Girl accent in the game "Just Do It?," and since he's a poker enthusiast, we up the ante with a card-themed quiz.

Michael Ian Black's number one parenting tip? "When they say they hate you...it's best to just go, 'I hate me too.'" Lam Thuy Vo/NPR hide caption

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Michael Ian Black: Jack Of All Trades

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