Previous Shows

A Little Impression Goes A Long Way

As the saying goes, "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery," and this week's Very Important Puzzler, actor Justin Long has a knack for impressions.

Josh Rogosin/NPR

Knock On Woody

Knock On Woody

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/245040433/245040410" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Waterlogged

Waterlogged

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/245040438/245040412" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trivia Freaks And Puzzle Geeks

Paul Feig, director of Bridesmaids and Spy, discusses why funny women should be bigger stars, and reflects on the legacy of Freaks and Geeks.

Director Paul Feig (The Heat, Bridesmaids, Freaks and Geeks) pantomimes one of his childhood magic tricks, on Ask Me Another stage. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Josh Rogosin/NPR

Spoiler Alert

Spoiler Alert

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/202991405/202991390" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Meow Mix

The Meow Mix

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/202991409/202991394" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

How Punk Is This?

Shake things up in our nation's capital with one of D.C.'s music legends. V.I.P Ian MacKaye, of punk bands Fugazi and Minor Threat, shares tales from the road and muses about what "punk" means today.

Ian MacKaye: Punk rock icon, dental missionary. He joined Ask Me Another at NPR Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Steve Petrucelli hide caption

toggle caption
Steve Petrucelli

Whee!

Whee!

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/241866024/241865825" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trivia Is The New Black

Our V.I.P. this week is Piper Kerman, author of the memoir-turned-TV series Orange is the New Black: My Year In A Women's Prison. Plus, two Mystery Science Theater 3000 veterans riff on bad movies.

Get ready for trivia! Eamon Coyne/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Eamon Coyne/NPR

City of Twins

City of Twins

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/240317965/240317952" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

License To Ill

License To Ill

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/240317970/240317954" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Peace And War

Peace And War

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/240317999/240317964" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Guttenberg Bible

The star of Diner, Cocoon, and Three Men and a Baby wears plenty of other hats – author, reality show contestant, even Guinness World Record holder. In this episode we'll explore all things Gute.

Josh Rogosin/NPR

Agrarian Maps

Agrarian Maps

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172433809/172433798" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

One Or More

One Or More

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172433813/172433802" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Soft Rock Cafe

Soft Rock Cafe

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172433815/172433804" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fifty/Fifty

Fifty/Fifty

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172433819/172433806" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript