Ask Me Another Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.
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Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.

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Justin Long And Marina Franklin: Franklin My Dear, I Don't Give A Long

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Justin Long And Marina Franklin: Franklin My Dear, I Don't Give A Long

Actor Justin Long returns to the Ask Me Another stage! Known for the "Get a Mac" ads, Long talks about hosting his new podcast Life Is Short, and interviewing his 103-year-old grandmother. Then, he plays a game of "Shorter or Longer?" Later, comedian Marina Franklin tells the story of how she bombed her first big break, and then tests her knowledge of themed restaurants.

Justin Long And Marina Franklin: Franklin My Dear, I Don't Give A Long

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Topher Grace And Arturo Castro: Cereal Stans

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Topher Grace And Arturo Castro: Cereal Stans

That '70s Show alum Topher Grace and Broad City's Arturo Castro share stories of their big breaks into acting then face-off in a trivia game about breakfast cereal! This episode originally aired on Aug. 2, 2019.

Topher Grace And Arturo Castro: Cereal Stans

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Luke James: Not 'Chi' About Singing

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Luke James: Not 'Chi' About Singing

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Luke James chats about working with Beyoncé and Prince, acting on the series The Chi, and sings-along to some classic steamy slow jams. Plus, an audio quiz where contestants must identify famous robots in pop culture. Bleep-bloop!

Luke James: Not 'Chi' About Singing

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Adam Lambert And Tony Hawk: A California Christmas

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Adam Lambert And Tony Hawk: A California Christmas

Two San Diego legends come home for the holidays, as American Idol alum and Queen frontman Adam Lambert joins skateboarding giant Tony Hawk for festive trivia at the Historic Balboa Theatre. This episode originally aired on Dec. 21, 2018.

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Kal Penn And Dan Soder: The Tournament Of Champions

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Kal Penn And Dan Soder: The Tournament Of Champions

Actor Kal Penn and comedian Dan Soder drop by Ask Me Another's first-ever Tournament of Champions, where we bring back four previous winning contestants to find who will be the big big winner. Penn talks about representing New York City's diversity in his comedy series Sunnyside. Then, he enters the ring to play a wrestling quiz against Soder, who stars in a new HBO special.

Kal Penn And Dan Soder: The Tournament Of Champions

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Anthony Ramos: A Quiz-mas Carol

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Anthony Ramos: A Quiz-mas Carol

Ophira and Jonathan use the power of trivia to melt the heart of puzzle guru Ebenezer Scrooge. Plus, actor Anthony Ramos (Hamilton, She's Gotta Have It). This episode originally aired Dec. 22, 2017.

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Paula Cole: Where Have All The Puzzles Gone?

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Paula Cole: Where Have All The Puzzles Gone?

Singer-songwriter and activist Paula Cole shares how jazz inspired her to find her own Grammy-winning sound, and plays games that show off her anatomical and ornithological knowledge. Then, contestants play an audio quiz that reminds them why they should always turn off their cell phones before a show.

Paula Cole: Where Have All The Puzzles Gone?

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Trace Adkins And Carlene Carter: Cowboys And Cowpunks

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Trace Adkins And Carlene Carter: Cowboys And Cowpunks

Musician Trace Adkins shares the chance encounter that launched his career, and songwriter Carlene Carter reflects on growing up part of a legendary family. This episode originally aired May 31, 2019.

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Robert Earl Keen: Texas Troubadour

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Robert Earl Keen: Texas Troubadour

At the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas, Americana singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen describes how his early days spent in Houston barrooms led to a career in music, how he first met his longtime friend, Lyle Lovett, and why his daughter had to talk him into doing his own podcast. Then he demonstrates one of his superpowers: knowing every U.S. president's birthday. Plus, things get cheesy when contestants play a really gouda music parody game.

Robert Earl Keen: Texas Troubadour

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Josh Gondelman And Catherine Cohen: Brooklyn Famous

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Josh Gondelman And Catherine Cohen: Brooklyn Famous

Josh Gondelman, talks about why he gives strangers pep talks on Twitter, and Catherine Cohen explains how she makes her cabaret comedy into fashion. This episode originally aired June 14, 2019.

Josh Gondelman And Catherine Cohen: Brooklyn Famous

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