This week, we test you on animal kingdom noises...in other languages, spoil some TV show finales, and walk the streets with a song in our hearts, Plus, our V.I.P. may make her living as a Czech musician, but she's a Jersey girl at heart — it's Cristin Milioti, star of the Broadway musical Once.
This week, we revisit the 20th century with Billy Joel, write novels the Robert Ludlum way, and catch words with a subtle silent "t". Plus, we talk "Fifty Shades of Grey" with our V.I.P. (that's "Very Important Puzzler"), superstar sex doctor Dr. Ruth Westheimer.
If you love playing around with palindromes, quoting Downton Abbey's Dowager Countess, and spotting factual errors in the news (Editor's note: "What factual errors?"), then this episode will make you so happy, you'll want to clap your hands. Plus, this week's hilarious guest, Baratunde Thurston, has some advice for the Area Man or Woman in all of us.
This week, famous works of art and literature are slapped with product placement, we honor "Weird Al" Yankovic's timeless tunes, and one of Ask Me Another's own challenges the puzzle world master, Will Shortz, in an anagram showdown for the ages.
Test your ability to tell the difference between a Harry Potter spell, a prescription drug, and a piece of IKEA furniture. Then, meet a Rhodes Scholar-turned-filmmaker and comic book scribe — this week's Ask Me Another Mystery Guest.
Translate international film titles, like "Meetings and Failures in Meetings," back into English, and try to name a military official famous for his chicken — who isn't Colonel Sanders. Then, meet our sweet-toothed chemist of a Mystery Guest.
Host Ophira Eisenberg and her puzzle gurus serve up presidential tunes from our nation's capital. Also on the menu are a variety of cheeses — or are they Moby Dick characters? This week's Mystery Guest probably knows. His specialty is intelligence.
Remember the Alamo, or the Aniston? For this hour of puzzles and trivia, it may help to know both. Contestants try topping Justin Bieber's lyrics, a backwards spelling bee, and our Mystery Guest tests his knowledge of pro athletes-turned-bad actors.
Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg and her puzzle mavens travel to Washington, D.C. seeking math in odd places and fitting new underwriters for some classic novels. Plus, a special visit from this week's Mystery Guest, a worldly NPR correspondent.
This hour of puzzles and games involves shared names, like Jon Favreau — Swingers director AND a White House speechwriter. There's also fictional love triangles and a quiz specially tailored for our Mystery Guest, a notable rock critic and pop culture aficionado.