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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 52m. Bisher sind 317 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 10 days 20 hours 52 minutes

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Rachel Bloom: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Sane Current Guest


Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Rachel Bloom talks about her book I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are. Plus, Late Night with Seth Meyers writer Karen Chee and illustrator Jonny Sun decipher kids' readings of song lyrics, and Orange is the New Black's Alysia Reiner and Beth Dover hear Dolly Parton songs re-written to be about dolls. This episode originally aired November 20, 2020.


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Maria Bamford & Richard Kind: Yogurt Is Gold, Baby


Rutherford Falls' co-creator Sierra Teller Ornelas talks about Native American representation in her new sitcom, and explains what "bank plants" are. Maria Bamford & Richard Kind (Everything's Gonna Be Okay) learn about space cheese. Mary Holland and Maureen Bharoocha (Golden Arm) learn about blue fries.


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RZA & Busy Philipps & 'Woke' Creator Keith Knight & A Lizard


The Wu-Tang Clan's RZA talks with Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton about his latest movie Cut Throat City, and the process of writing a new song for Good Humor's ice cream trucks. He also plays a game where he answers the question, "Is it a lizard?" Plus, Busy Philipps and comedy writer Shantira Jackson work together to make celebrity cocktails, and cartoonist Keith Knight and his sister Tracy geek out about The Brady Bunch. This episode originally aired September 18, 2020.


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Yo-Yo Ma: Civic Duty


Cellist Yo-Yo Ma (Words + Music) talks about performing at a COVID vaccination site. Then, he's quizzed on classical music pieces quoted in pop songs. Chefs Sohla El-Waylly and Stella Parks help Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton create dishes from random food items in their pantries. Timothy Simons (Veep) and producer Theodore Bressman listen to hair metal parodies about characters with little to no hair.


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Spring TV: 'Chad' & 'Home Economics!' Also, Reggie Watts


Reggie Watts (The Late Late Show) and Kate Berlant (POOG podcast) determine whether wellness products are real or fake. From ABC's Home Economics, Sasheer Zamata and Caitlin McGee learn what "holding the candle" means. Plus, Saturday Night Live alum Nasim Pedrad talks about her new TBS sitcom Chad and tries to guess the endings of classic I Love Lucy episodes.


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 2021-04-09  52m
 
 

Alfonso Ribeiro: Jokes About Butts And Mild Transgressions


Comedians Demi Adejuyigbe and Gabriel Gundacker rise to the top as they answer trivia questions about bread. Star of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and host of America's Funniest Home Videos Alfonso Ribeiro talks about his Broadway days, epic fails, and the origins of the iconic Carlton dance. Alex Moffat (Saturday Night Live) and Jen Spyra (Big Time, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) learn about vampires and baby animals.


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 2021-04-02  52m
 
 

Jane Levy and Alex Newell: Zoey's Extraordinary Zoom Call


From the NBC series Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, actors Jane Levy and Alex Newell talk about the musical numbers on the show. Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn, of Grace and Frankie, talks about his SyFy Wire series The Great Debate and plays a game about Black playwrights. Plus, couple-testants Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg (Workin' Moms) break out the hot dish for a Minnesota-inspired game about Bob Dylan and Charles Schulz. This episode originally aired June 22, 2020.


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 2021-03-26  52m
 
 

HAIM: Women In Trivia Pt. III


Sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana of HAIM, discuss their third album Women in Music Pt. III, and being in a band with their parents. Then, they try to identify songs based only on the drum parts. Plus, comedians Greta Titelman, Benito Skinner, Erin Foley, and Arden Myrin play games about celebrity Zodiac signs and lesser-known sports. This episode originally aired July 24, 2020.


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 2021-03-19  52m
 
 

Justin, Travis And Griffin McElroy: My Podcast, My Podcast And My Other Podcast


Podcast hosts Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy (My Brother, My Brother and Me) talk about their book, Everybody Has a Podcast (Except You). Then they fight off trivia-spouting monsters in a game that tests their D&D knowledge and d20 luck. Plus, comedians Shalewa Sharpe and Gastor Almonte (The War Report podcast) listen to sped-up versions of slow jams and play a hilarious round of "Bridgerton character, sweatpants brand or potato?"


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 2021-03-12  52m
 
 

Eddie Huang & 'Judas And The Black Messiah' Writers: Who Tells Your Story


'Fresh Off the Boat' author and restaurateur Eddie Huang discusses Taiwanese buns, basketball, and his directorial debut with the new film, 'Boogie'. Story writers of 'Judas and the Black Messiah' Keith and Kenny Lucas learn about mushrooms, hacker aliases, and anime. Plus, comedians Emily Heller and Emmy Blotnick discover which real-life reporters played themselves in movies.


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 2021-03-05  52m