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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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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.

    Rachel Bloom: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Sane Current Guest

    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.

    Maria Bamford & Richard Kind: Yogurt Is Gold, Baby

    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

    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

    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 The Pole 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

    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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    Alfonso Ribeiro: Jokes About Butts And Mild Transgressions

    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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