Code Switch

Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.

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Making heads or tails of the ever-changing job market can be a puzzle in and of itself. Luckily, this week's Very Important Puzzlers — Adam Davidson and Alex Blumberg, co-creators of NPR's Planet Money podcast — give the scoop on how they help listeners make sense of the global economy. Plus, a literary twist on blockbuster-style movie trailers, a tribute to city names of yesteryear, and a game all about repeating words for effect...effect...effect.


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In this podcast-only extra, Adam Davidson and Alex Blumberg of NPR’s Planet Money imagine a wondrous land full of oil and diamonds, with a booming economy and where everyone eats poutine all day. Canada! What can America learn from our neighbors to the north? The economics experts weigh in. Hear the full episode, Ask Me Another #224, starting Sept. 26, 2013.


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(R) 202: Once A Jersey Girl...

Do you know what a Russian pig sounds like? What about a Japanese bee? Find out as we test you on animal kingdom noises, 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, who was nominated for a 2012 Tony Award for her role of "Girl" in the Broadway musical Once.


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Do you like trivia? Do you enjoy food? This week, you can have your cake and eat it too. Two professional competitive eaters square off in a music round inspired by a certain Twisted Sister song. Our Very Important Puzzler, Bon Appétit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport, dishes about culinary trends, the scourge of Yelp reviews and why he hates giving wine advice. Plus, trivia rounds about nursery rhymes, bad spelling and ironic facts. Find out who's the cream of the crop, and who'll be mincemeat.


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222: Don't Tell Me...Wait, Wait, Ask Me Another

If you're crazy about public radio game shows (and who isn't?), prepare yourself for a double dose of NPR hosts. This week's Very Important Puzzler, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal, gives you the inside scoop on his show's zaniest moments. Plus, shop for famous homes that were once featured in films and TV shows, put your knowledge of card games to use, and shake up a classic Beatles tune to shine the spotlight on animals other than "The Walrus."


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AMA Bonus: Peter Sagal Rides A Hog...But Does He Wear Leather Pants?

In this podcast-only extra, Peter Sagal, host of NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" reflects on riding a hog, disappointing his father and sharpening his own parenting skills. Hear the entire Peter Sagal episode of Ask Me Another #222, available starting September 6, 2013.


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AMA Bonus: Mr. Spock, How Much Of A Nerd Are You?

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