"Eventually I learned to modulate [my rants] a little. Build some peaks and valleys. And now that I give them more valleys, and don't yell as much, they go, 'He got tired.' Idiots." - Lewis Black Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT hide caption

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Ethan Hawke, backstage at The Bell House in Brooklyn, N.Y. Later, he would serenade Ask Me Another's winning contestant. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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Lake Street Dive members Bridget Kearney, Mike "McDuck" Olson, Mike Calabrese and Rachael Price (from left to right) battle it out in a '90s music-themed challenge. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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John Cameron Mitchell (right) and contestant Jordan Shavarebi celebrate a victory during their Ask Me Another Challenge. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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"Every time something pops in my head, I think twice about it and I do it anyway." - Gilbert Gottfried. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images hide caption

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