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.

Country artist Orville Peck explains what country music and punk rock have in common. Then, he plays a game about two of his heroes, Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston. Plus, comedian pairs Mitra Jouhari & Whitmer Thomas and Alyssa Limperis & May Wilkerson go head-to-head in games about world leaders, …
Rocker Alejandro Escovedo talks about growing up in a big musical family and about his latest album.
Comedian Marc Maron talks comedy during COVID-19, and musicians Aimee Mann & Michael Penn face-off.
Debra Messing talks about _Will & Grace_. Paul F. Tompkins, Janie Haddad Tompkins act as contestants.
Critic Emily Nussbaum. Plus John Hodgman, Jackie Kashian, Robert Lopez, and Kristen Anderson-Lopez!
Larry Owens talks about his stint as a wedding singer and his love of Stephen Sondheim.
Musician Robert Earl Keen shares how foosball led to a career in music. Then he demonstrates knowing every U.S. president's birthday.
Musician and composer Dan Deacon talks about his love of audience participation and plays a game about well-regarded board games with mundane themes.
Actor Ilfenesh Hadera chats about her new series, _Godfather Of Harlem._
Ben Sinclair, co-creator and star of HBO's _High Maintenance,_ opens up about his love of Chekhov.
Antoni Porowski, of Netflix's _Queer Eye_ , talks about his love for cooking and corgis.
_Queer Eye_ fashion expert Tan France embraces positivity in his new series _Next in Fashion._
John Cameron Mitchell talks about portraying a nightmarish boss in Hulu's comedy _Shrill._
_SNL_ writer Julio Torres reveals the inspiration behind his bilingual series, HBO's _Los Espookys._
Justin Long talks about his new podcast. Marina Franklin plays a game about themed restaurants.
_That '70s Show_ alum Topher Grace and _Broad City's_ Arturo Castro share stories of their big breaks.
Luke James sings-along to some classic steamy slow jams in a game called "Tunnel of Love."
Singer __ Adam Lambert joins skateboarder Tony Hawk for festive trivia at the Historic Balboa Theatre.
Actor Kal Penn and comedian Dan Soder drop by _Ask Me Another's_ first-ever Tournament of Champions.
Actor Kal Penn and comedian Dan Soder drop by _Ask Me Another's_ first-ever Tournament of Champions.