Ask Me Another

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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.

Sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana, better known as HAIM, discuss their new album, what it was like to be in a band with their parents, and their deli tour, which was interrupted by coronavirus. Then—drum roll, please—they play a game about drum parts. Plus, Greta Titelman and Benito Skinner figure …
Sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana, better known as HAIM, discuss their new album, what it was like to be in a band with their parents, and their deli tour, which was interrupted by coronavirus. Then—drum roll, please—they play a game about drum parts. Plus, Greta Titelman and Benito Skinner figure …
Pack your knives and go turn on this episode! _Top Chef_ and _Taste the Nation_ 's Padma Lakshmi talks to us about doing improv with her daughter and eating liver ganache. Then she helps Ophira and Jonathan create delicious dishes from random ingredients in their pantries. Plus, from _Late Night …
Pack your knives and go turn on this episode! _Top Chef_ and _Taste the Nation_ 's Padma Lakshmi talks to us about doing improv with her daughter and eating liver ganache. Then she helps Ophira and Jonathan create delicious dishes from random ingredients in their pantries. Plus, from _Late Night …
Bob the Drag Queen is back! The drag star, from _RuPaul's Drag Race_ , tells us about traveling across the country for HBO's _We're Here_ and plays a grab- bag game that finally brings together Whoopi Goldberg, Kesha, and... clowns? Plus, Cristin Milioti and Camila Mendes ( _Palm Springs)_ plug …
Bob the Drag Queen is back! The drag star, from _RuPaul's Drag Race_ , tells us about traveling across the country for HBO's _We're Here_ and plays a grab- bag game that finally brings together Whoopi Goldberg, Kesha, and... clowns? Plus, Cristin Milioti and Camila Mendes ( _Palm Springs)_ plug …
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Luke James chats about opening for Beyoncé and Prince and sings-along to some classic steamy jams. Plus, find out why he's super into wolves. This episode originally aired January 3, 2020.
Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn, of _Grace and Frankie_ , talks about his new SyFy Wire series _The Great Debate_ and plays a game about Black playwrights. Plus, Jane Levy and Alex Newell ( _Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist_ ) meditate on coping mechanisms, and couple-testants Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg ( …
Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn, of _Grace and Frankie_ , talks about his new SyFy Wire series _The Great Debate_ and plays a game about Black playwrights. Plus, Jane Levy and Alex Newell ( _Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist_ ) meditate on coping mechanisms, and couple-testants Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg ( …
The creators of IFC's _Sherman's Showcase_ , Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin chat about their Black History Month Spectacular out today. Comedians Solomon Georgio ( _High Fidelity, Shrill_ writer) and Casey Ley ( _The_ _Gay Power Half Hour_ podcast) face off in a game about drag herstory. Then songwriters for …
The creators of IFC's _Sherman's Showcase_ , Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin chat about their Black History Month Spectacular out today. Comedians Solomon Georgio ( _High Fidelity, Shrill_ writer) and Casey Ley ( _The_ _Gay Power Half Hour_ podcast) face off in a game about drag herstory. Then songwriters for …
_Queer Eye_ interior design expert Bobby Berk talks about learning from failure and tailoring designs for _Queer Eye_ heroes. Then he plays an _Animal Crossing_ -inspired game. Podcast hosts Sydnee Washington and Marie Faustin take a quiz on tall things. Comedians Matt Rogers and Sudi Green play a game where …
In this episode from September 2018 we talk with Black Lives Matter activist, author, and host of the Crooked Media podcast _Pod Save The People_ DeRay Mckesson. He chats about the protests in Ferguson in 2014, social action, and his book, _On the Other Side of Freedom: A Case for …
Actor and comedian Ramy Youssef chats about the new season of his Hulu series _Ramy_ , and working with actor Mahershala Ali. Plus Jimmy O. Yang ( _Silicon Valley_ ), Roy Wood Jr. ( _The Daily Show)_ , Maria Bamford ( _Lady Dynamite_ ), and Jackie Kashian ( _The Dork …
_Watchmen_ star Hong Chau reveals the inspiration behind her character the 'rich futurist' Lady Trieu, and opens up about _Homecoming_ Season 2. Plus, Jordan Klepper ( _The Daily Show_ ), Jenny Hagel ( _Late Night w/Seth Meyers_ ) Nico Santos ( _Superstore_ ) and Zeke Smith ( _Survivor_ ) take …
_Watchmen_ star Hong Chau reveals the inspiration behind her character the 'rich futurist' Lady Trieu, and opens up about _Homecoming_ Season 2. Plus, Jordan Klepper ( _The Daily Show_ ), Jenny Hagel ( _Late Night w/Seth Meyers_ ) Nico Santos ( _Superstore_ ) and Zeke Smith ( _Survivor_ ) take …
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Michael McDonald reflects on why he still considers himself a Doobie Brother after all these years, then plays a game inspired by his love of 60s singers. This episode originally aired October 25, 2019.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Michael McDonald reflects on why he still considers himself a Doobie Brother after all these years, then plays a game inspired by his love of 60s singers. This episode originally aired October 25, 2019.
HALLELOO! _We're Here_ and _RuPaul's Drag Race_ star D.J. "Shangela" Pierce talks about 'quaranqueening.' Plus, comedians Aparna Nancherla, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Ashley Nicole Black, and Chelsea Devantez show off their smarts.
HALLELOO! _We're Here_ and _RuPaul's Drag Race_ star D.J. "Shangela" Pierce talks about 'quaranqueening.' Plus, comedians Aparna Nancherla, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Ashley Nicole Black, and Chelsea Devantez show off their smarts.