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Seventh-Inning (Mind) Stretch

Discover baseball oddities with the father of fantasy baseball, combine highbrow folks (world leaders) with the lowest form of comedy (puns) and find out what happens when house musician Jonathan Coulton applies his mellow song stylings to the electric wizard, Jimi Hendrix.

Contestants play the "Ask Me One More" final round spelling bee-style. You can almost hear the tension in the room. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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Oh, Oxymoron

Oh, Oxymoron

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Imperial Pets

Imperial Pets

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State Of Mind

State Of Mind

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Holiday Spectacular 2013

Sing a comical rendition of "Deck the Halls" and learn about quirky holiday traditions from around the world with writer A.J. Jacobs, The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead and comedian John Hodgman.

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Sing Me Another

Play it again, Coulton. This week, revisit some of the most raucous and rolling musical games from the Ask Me Another archives. They're led by our house musician, the geek-rock legend himself, Jonathan Coulton.

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Music Favorites: Track 1

Music Favorites: Track 1

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Music Favorites: Track 2

Music Favorites: Track 2

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Music Favorites: Track 3

Music Favorites: Track 3

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Yippee-Ki-Yay, Nellie McKay!

Clean up Bruce Willis' Die Hard catchphrase, trivialize some dog breeds and guess celebrities with triple names. Plus, Nellie McKay uses her voice and brain to show her love of the icon Doris Day.

Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay (left) and house musician Jonathan Coulton ham it up at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, with a rendition of the tune "Get Along Little Doggies." Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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Solving For X: Live From The 2013 World Science Festival

Strap on your safety goggles: we're turning up the Bunsen burners for a special math and science-themed episode. Our V.I.P., mathematician Steven Strogatz, is on a mission to prove that math isn't scary, but actually joyful.

Puzzle guru John Chaneski rocks his famous "nrd" shirt at the World Science Festival taping of Ask Me Another at The Bell House in Brooklyn. Greg Kessler/World Science Festival hide caption

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I'm No Doctor

I'm No Doctor

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