Our brainy V.I.P., John Hodgman, shares a few of his favorite apocalyptic prophesies. Plus, contestants are put to some pop culture challenges, like deciphering breakfast cereal haikus and a remixed nursery rhyme.
This week, we test you on animal kingdom noises...in other languages, spoil some TV show finales, and walk the streets with a song in our hearts, Plus, our V.I.P. may make her living as a Czech musician, but she's a Jersey girl at heart — it's Cristin Milioti, star of the Broadway musical Once.
Host Ophira Eisenberg plays to the crowd at The Bell House.
This week, we revisit the 20th century with Billy Joel, write novels the Robert Ludlum way, and catch words with a subtle silent "t". Plus, we talk "Fifty Shades of Grey" with our V.I.P. (that's "Very Important Puzzler"), superstar sex doctor Dr. Ruth Westheimer.
If you love playing around with palindromes and quoting Downton Abbey's Dowager Countess, then this episode will make you so happy, you'll want to clap your hands. Plus, this week's hilarious guest, Baratunde Thurston, has some advice for the Area Man or Woman in all of us.