Ask Me Another Ask Me Another brings the lively spirit and healthy competition of your favorite trivia night right to your ears. With a rotating cast of funny people, puzzle writers and VIP guests, it features the wit of host Ophira Eisenberg, the music of house musician Jonathan Coulton, and rambunctious trivia games, all played in front of a live audience.

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Fake History Until You Make It

Want to know what J.D. Salinger was really up to during all those years as a recluse? He wrote racy letters to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dined with Michael Jackson and cut a track with the Foo Fighters. At least according to V.I.P. Tom Ruprecht, a former Late Show With David Letterman writer and author of a totally phony oral history of Salinger's life.

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LIVE From Central Park, It's Ask Me Another

This summer spectacular features The Office's B.J. Novak, Wet Hot American Summer filmmaker David Wain, Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen, singer-songwriter Nellie McKay and puzzlemaster Will Shortz.

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Ants Marching

Ants Marching

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Planet Money Makes The World Go 'Round

Making heads or tails of the ever-changing job market can be a puzzle in and of itself. Luckily, this week's V.I.P.s — Adam Davidson and Alex Blumberg, co-creators of NPR's Planet Money podcast — give the scoop on how they help listeners make sense of the global economy.

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Which Came First?

Which Came First?

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In A World...

In A World...

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Just Add Nada

Just Add Nada

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Once A Jersey Girl...

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.

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Street Music

Street Music

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Loose Change

Loose Change

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Foodie: The Other 'F' Word

Two professional competitive eaters square off in a game inspired by a Twisted Sister song. Plus V.I.P., Bon Appétit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport dishes about culinary trends and the scourge of Yelp.

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