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Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann host the award-winning podcast that has been answering the world's questions since 2007. Visit the official website at answermethispodcast.com. Buy classic episodes, albums and apps at answermethisstore.com.

Answer Me This! Helen & Olly

    • Comedy
    • 4.9, 119 Ratings

Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann host the award-winning podcast that has been answering the world's questions since 2007. Visit the official website at answermethispodcast.com. Buy classic episodes, albums and apps at answermethisstore.com.

    retro AMT130

    retro AMT130

    In your feed for one month only, it's retro AMT130! Wherein we learn how canned tuna is cooked; the origins of port and starboard; your forebears bequeathing things to you while they're still alive; which came first, the McChicken Nugget or the Egg McMuffin; and an appalling homemade hair product for wooing.   We also have an announcement about a Fun New AMT Thing! This episode originally appeared at on 8 April 2010. There'll be an all-new episode of AMT on the first Thursday of the month. Send us questions to answer: email written words or voice memos to . For more AMT, episodes 1-200 and our Best Ofs and special albums - including our brand new release Home Entertainment - are available from . Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on Apple Podcasts  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at  and Veronica Mars Investigations at , Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at  and his many other podcasts at , and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.

    • 38 min
    AMT385: Cold Toast, Intimate Bleaching and Rickrolling

    AMT385: Cold Toast, Intimate Bleaching and Rickrolling

    AMT385's questioneers are curious about the financial side of rickrolling, Hollywood teeth, novelty lamps and bleached bumholes. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . Special Flag Correspondent Roman Mars can be found on the podcasts and . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from yoga to mystery fiction to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.

    • 53 min
    AMT384: Leopard Print, Badger Repellent, and a Fortress of Toasters

    AMT384: Leopard Print, Badger Repellent, and a Fortress of Toasters

    Welcome! We hope you're doing OK. We're keeping AMT a pandemic-free pod, so if you're looking for content to take your mind off things for a bit, AMT384 can provide, with questioneers wondering why leopard print is considered sexy, how ghostwriters get paid, and what to do with their father's huge collection of old buildings and toasters. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.

    • 53 min
    AMT383: Missing Cats, Portraits' Eyes, and Jeremy Bentham's Corpse

    AMT383: Missing Cats, Portraits' Eyes, and Jeremy Bentham's Corpse

    AMT383's questioneers need to know what those funny things are called that you stick your face through at the seaside, how many lightbulbs there are in Las Vegas, how to say farewell to a hook-up, and why the corpse of utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham is still keeping busy at university. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.

    • 49 min
    AMT382: Ice Skating Music, Monks' Hairdos, and Life Coaching

    AMT382: Ice Skating Music, Monks' Hairdos, and Life Coaching

    In AMT382, we hear from questioneers concerned about their friend's expenditure on life coaches, the ethics of placing fake animals on wildlife tours, disposal of an unwanted Book of Mormon, and scattering a grandparent's ashes on someone else's property. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums including AMT Love, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.

    • 48 min
    retro AMT96

    retro AMT96

    Dusted off and brought up from the AMT cellars for an airing, it's retro AMT96, featuring judges' wigs, newsreaders' desks, and jury service. This episode originally appeared at on 21 May 2009. The retro episodes are in your feed for one month only, but to keep them forever, buy episodes 1-200 from . There'll be an all-new episode of AMT on the first Thursday of the month. Send us questions to answer: email written words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on Apple Podcasts  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at  and Veronica Mars Investigations at , Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at  and his many other podcasts at , and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
119 Ratings

119 Ratings

Francis_FF ,

So good even the retro episodes are a joy to hear!

Helen and Olly teach me things I never knew I didn’t know. And I find myself humming their jingle at all hours of the day.

Dr Capitalism ,

Super great

Always a delight to find a fun podcast with engaging hosts and years of back episodes. Helen and Olly and Martin the Soundman are a real power trio.

gigi.sauvage ,

My favourite podcast

I find myself listening to Answer Me This! whenever I need some banter and good cheer. AMT is consistently warm, witty, and quirky, and the production quality is great, too! A warning though: it is highly addictive, and you may find yourself listening to years worth of back episodes in a matter of weeks.

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