Bonus Round: Ask Me Another
The host of NPR's Ask Me Another ruminates in a candid essay on the show's past guests, her NPR audition and whatever else she feels like. As an audio bonus, we take you behind the scenes of our Season One finale.
June 29, 2012 This season we challenged potential Ask Me Another contestants to a 17-question blitz of questions. The final question, lipograms, drew some of the strangest and amusing responses. A lipogram is a written work in which a particular letter or group of letters is intentionally omitted.
June 14, 2012 Download this party puzzle, and you can play host and quiz your friends. "Electric Boogaloo" tests your knowledge of bad and hilariously-titled movie sequels.
June 8, 2012 Do you have what it takes to stump our resident troubadour Jonathan Coulton? You could be part of kicking off an episode of Ask Me Another by sharing a great pair of questions that you think would challenge and amuse Mr. Coulton.
May 31, 2012 Play host of NPR's Ask Me Another and quiz your friends with games played on the show. We'll provide the questions and answers; you provide the trivia party. Note: Try this at your next dinner party as an aperitif.
May 25, 2012 Behind every good show... is the Ask Me Another staff. From wrangling contestants, to shepherding mystery guests and frantically juggling revisions to scripts — they're involved every step of the way. Meet the folks indispensable to making the radio magic each week.
May 17, 2012 For Ask Me Another's inaugural season, we picked the brains of more than a dozen game writers from across the country to devise the puzzles you hear each week. A few really stood out. Meet Shawn Kennedy and Dan Schofield.
May 10, 2012 What do you call a person who always knows the answers because they're a walking almanac of facts? An Ask Me Another puzzle guru, of course. And we here at AMA don't grant that title to just anyone — these gurus challenge some of the trivia world's brightest contestants weekly.