Make groan-worthy puns about Shaquille O'Neal, sing commercial jingles in Italian, and test your knowledge of rap music with comedian and television writer Hannibal Buress.
Get ready for a hilarious religious experience this week, as our Very Important Puzzler, comedian Mike Birbiglia, shares some bizarre personal tales, including why he considered becoming a priest.
This hour, we're serving up a smorgasbord of our favorite food-related games from past episodes. Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton are in the kitchen and cooking with fire for this puzzle feast.
Revisit a cherished childhood hobby with this week's Very Important Puzzler, LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya, who builds astounding, life-size sculptures out of those magical bricks.
Bust myths, sing news and quote action movies: from the San Francisco comedy festival SF Sketchfest, we play games with Community's Danny Pudi, Mythbusters' Adam Savage and tech writer Farhad Manjoo.
Contestants, pick up your buzzers...
Word nerds, unite! Our Very Important Puzzler, comedian and co-creator of The Daily Show Lizz Winstead, is a bonafide game fanatic who shares the definitions of her own, made-up vocabulary.
It's a trivia lover's dream this week, as our Very Important Puzzler, editor of The 2014 World Almanac Sarah Janssen, shares weird and mind-blowing facts from pop culture, politics and beyond.
The buzzers are armed and ready...are you brave enough to ring in with the answer?
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This hour, we'll put the King of Horror's son, novelist and B-movie aficionado Owen King, in the puzzle hot seat as our V.I.P. Plus: translate common expressions into medical conditions.
Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg chats with Very Important Puzzler Delia Ephron on stage at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY.
What's love got to do with it? A lot, actually. We explore the fuzzy feelings among families, couples and a puzzle guru and his games. Plus Delia Ephron shares tales from the romantic comedy business.
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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