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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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Games That Go 'Goosebumps' In The Night

Best-selling children's horror author R.L. Stine (Goosebumps, Fear Street) inspires games designed to scare the answers out of you. Plus: what scares the man whose job it is to scare kids of all ages?

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Hurtful Words

Hurtful Words

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Killer Apps

Killer Apps

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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.

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Knock On Woody

Knock On Woody

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Waterlogged

Waterlogged

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