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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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.

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Whee!

Whee!

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Two Can Slay That Game

We quiz TV critic Emily Nussbaum on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, peek into the world of Wiki-wars and relive some great movie soundtrack moments. Who will vanquish the competition?

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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.

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City of Twins

City of Twins

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License To Ill

License To Ill

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Peace And War

Peace And War

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O Brother, Where Art Thou Quiz Show?

John Turturro, a regular in films by the Coen Brothers, Spike Lee and explosions-loving Michael Bay, recently hit the director's chair himself. How will the Quiz Show star fare on a real game show?

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Aww-Inspiring

Aww-Inspiring

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The Human Guinea Pig

Hear about one man's quests to read the encyclopedia from A to Z, live his life according to the Bible, and achieve bodily perfection—author A.J. Jacobs. How do you quiz the V.I.P. who knows it all?

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Street Smarts

Street Smarts

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