September 19, 2013 Listen as Broadway star Crisitin Milioti (of Once) goes head to head against another Jersey native in an Ask Me Another Challenge about the fascinating people and ingenious inventions that were birthed by the Garden State. Plus, Jonathan Coulton takes us out with a cover of Bon Jovi's "Livin' On A Prayer."
September 16, 2013 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the newest attempt to class up the McDonald's Breakfast Menu: the Steak, Egg & Cheese McMuffin. McDonald's does not put "steak" in quotes.
September 16, 2013 Here Comes the Troika is a satirical card game where players can stash away savings in Swiss bank accounts or fund useless airports or high-speed trains to nowhere. The winner is the one who can hide the most money in offshore accounts, win elections — and avoid the dreaded troika card.
September 12, 2013 The editor-in-chief of Bon Appétit magazine sits down with host Ophira Eisenberg to chat about bizarre culinary trends, the enduring appeal of simple Italian cooking, and why the term "foodie" has become the new 'f' word. Plus, Rapoport goes head-to-head with professional competitive eater Eric "Badlands" Booker to identify major restaurant chains based on their real-life Yelp reviews.
September 12, 2013 Professional competitive eaters Crazy Legs Conti and Eric "Badlands" Booker join Ask Me Another for a round that'll make you hungry. House musician Jonathan Coulton quizzes them about different types of baked goods, with clues sung to the tune of the Twisted Sister anthem "We're Not Gonna Take It."
September 12, 2013 Rest assured, this game contains no ironic t-shirts or mustaches. Here, irony is defined as an "incongruous yet appropriate juxtaposition that highlights the discordant, revelatory nature of the universe." Deep. Play along as host Ophira Eisenberg asks contestants about certain ironic situations, like how the best-selling holiday song of all time, "White Christmas," was written by Irving Berlin—who was Jewish.
September 12, 2013 A former Saturday Night Live writer and an alumnus of 30 Rock, the comic hosts a weekly stand-up night at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, where surprise guests have included Louis C.K., Chris Rock and Sarah Silverman. When he's on his game, you're sometimes not at all sure why you're laughing.
September 9, 2013 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the newest addition to the Burger King menu: a burger topped with french fries. It's the latest stage in the march toward Total Menu Integration.