June 28, 2013 Ready for some juicy gossip about the latest celeb to fall off the wagon? You'll have to visit TMZ for that, because the only "AA meeting" happening in this game is in celebrities' names, where the first names end with, and the last names begin with, the letter "A."
June 28, 2013 An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines contradictory terms, such as "living dead." Speaking of contradictory, Jonathan Coulton applies his mellow acoustic guitar to a song by the electric wizard, Jimi Hendrix, because all clues in this round are sung to the tune of "Foxy Lady."
June 28, 2013 Okrent invented Rotisserie (aka Fantasy) League Baseball, but he's also a crossword puzzle champ, a former public editor of The New York Times and one of the creators of the play Old Jews Telling Jokes. Hear him take on a baseball-themed quiz that covers some of the sport's most hilarious oddities.
June 28, 2013 If you're the type of person who gives your pet a name like "Chairman Meow," then you'll be right at home with this week's games. We'll combine highbrow folks (world leaders) with the lowest form of comedy (puns), spend a little time in Celebrity A-A, and find out what happens when house musician Jonathan Coulton applies his mellow song stylings to the electric wizard, Jimi Hendrix. Plus, we have the inventor of fantasy baseball, Daniel Okrent, on the show to play a game about the sport's most hilarious oddities.
June 27, 2013 Harold Goldberg attended the E3 Expo and brings back news of some of the most promising games on offer.
June 26, 2013 Science is a beautiful thing — especially when it helps you impress your foodie friends. Here we present five easy party tricks — based on science, natch — that will make you look like a wine tasting pro. Do try this at home.
June 24, 2013 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Zombie Burger in Des Moines, Iowa. It does not serve brains — but does offer a timely "World War B" burger. The B stands for bacon, but if you like your sandwiches handsome, you can imagine it stands for Brad Pitt.
June 21, 2013 Those two little dots that get placed over vowels are known as umlauts. They're used to indicate that the vowel is pronounced in an unusual way, if the word is foreign. Or pretentious. Puzzle guru Art Chung leads this final round full of double-dotted words.