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Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, this rambunctious hour blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.

Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, this rambunctious hour blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.
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Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, this rambunctious hour blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.

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Episodes

Ilfenesh Hadera: Spike Lee Alum And DJ School Dropout

9/13/2019
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Ilfenesh Hadera, from the 2017 reboots of Baywatch and She's Gotta Have It, chats about growing up in Harlem, working with Spike Lee, and her new Epix series, Godfather Of Harlem. Then, this DJ school dropout plays a game about hip-hop samples. Plus, contestants play games about old-timey inventions and cheese, and the beloved Fact ag is back!

Duration:00:52:59

Retta: Tweet Yo' Self

9/6/2019
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Actor Retta reflects on trading her career in chemistry for one in comedy, her "crazy" audition for the role of Donna on Parks And Recreation, and what she loves about portraying a fully realized character on Good Girls. Then, she revisits some old TV-centric reaction tweets in a game about shows she used to watch. This episode originally aired on April 19, 2019.

Duration:00:53:07

Julio Torres: My Favorite Espooky

8/30/2019
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SNL writer Julio Torres explains the inspiration behind his bilingual series, HBO's Los Espookys, and the El Salvador-meets-New York connection of his comedy special, My Favorite Shapes, which involves strange objects on a conveyor belt. Then, he's challenged to a game where Greek gods are cast as contestants on The Bachelor.

Duration:00:52:07

Greta Lee And Leslye Headland: Valley Of The Russian Dolls

8/23/2019
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Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland and actor Greta Lee discuss sex scene storyboards, wackadoodle costumes, and their interpretation of the Netflix series' deeper meaning. This episode originally aired April 5, 2019.

Duration:00:52:38

Antoni Porowski: Queer Eye For The Quiz Guy

8/16/2019
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Food and wine expert for Netflix's Queer Eye, Antoni Porowski talks about his upcoming cookbook and the twists and turns he's taken in his career. Then, he plays a game about corgis, and is given a choice to play a game about guacamole or a game about books. Which does he choose? Plus, guest musician Julian Velard leads a music parody reworking Neil Diamond hits to make them about real people with Broadway musicals based on them.

Duration:00:52:39

Michael Ian Black Is Back, All Right!

8/9/2019
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Michael Ian Black talks redefining masculinity and hosting his podcast, Obscure. And therapist Esther Perel chats about relationship statistics. This episode originally aired Feb. 15, 2019.

Duration:00:52:19

Topher Grace And Arturo Castro: Cereal Stans

8/2/2019
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That '70s Show alum and host of the Minor Adventures podcast, Topher Grace reflects on his big break, and his film editing side-hustle that went viral. And Broad City's Arturo Castro dishes on his hip-hop boy band in Guatemala, and his latest show, Alternatino. Then, Grace and Castro face-off in a trivia game about breakfast cereal. Plus Julian Velard returns with a Yacht Rock parody game!

Duration:00:52:44

Topher Grace And Arturo Castro: Cereal Stans

8/2/2019
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That '70s Show alum and host of the Minor Adventures podcast, Topher Grace reflects on his big break, and his film editing side-hustle that went viral. And Broad City's Arturo Castro dishes on his hip-hop boy band in Guatemala, and his latest show, Alternatino. Then, Grace and Castro face-off in a trivia game about breakfast cereal. Plus Julian Velard returns with a Yacht Rock parody game!

Duration:00:53:00

Aparna Nancherla: Introvert Goes 'Corporate'

7/26/2019
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Comedian Aparna Nancherla dishes about interning at NPR, transforming her struggles with mental health into comedy, and working an office job. This episode originally aired March 15, 2019.

Duration:00:52:21

Bowen Yang And Matt Rogers: I Don't Think So, Honey!

7/19/2019
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Co-hosts of the Las Culturistas podcast, Bowen Yang of SNL, and comedian Matt Rogers share how they became friends, and face off in games about honey and pop divas. Then, guest musician Julian Velard sings a theater kid's dream in a music parody game combining stage plays and musicals. Plus, host of HQ Words, Anna Roisman, leads a word game of her own.

Duration:00:52:42

Jim Gaffigan Brings The Laughs Again

7/12/2019
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Comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan opens up about his creative partnership with his wife, and the real-life struggles that informed his album Noble Ape. This episode originally aired March 1, 2019.

Duration:00:52:32

Bob The Drag Queen And Monét X Change: Some Tea, Some Shade

7/5/2019
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RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 winner Bob the Drag Queen and All-Stars 4 contestant Monét X Change dish about discovering drag, choosing their stage names, and hosting their podcast Sibling Rivalry. Then, they separate icky food fact from fiction with the help of a food science professor. This episode originally aired on Feb. 1, 2019.

Duration:00:52:46

Nicole Byer: Nailed It!

6/28/2019
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Ask Me Another heads to Seattle! Comedian, actor, and podcast host Nicole Byer reflects on her move from waiting tables to performing stand-up about men's bodies, and dishes about celebrating failure in the Netflix baking competition series, Nailed It! Then, she plays a trivia game about the 1990 film Ghost.

Duration:00:52:50

Big Freedia: Queen Diva Of Quizzes

6/21/2019
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Big Freedia, the queen diva of bounce music, gives advice to aspiring twerkers and reveals what it's like to get a phone call from Beyoncé. This episode originally aired on July 8, 2016.

Duration:00:52:18

Josh Gondelman And Catherine Cohen: Brooklyn Famous

6/14/2019
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Two New York comedians take the stage. Josh Gondelman, writer-producer of Desus & Mero and "the nicest guy in comedy," explains why he gives strangers pep talks on Twitter. Then, cabaret comic Catherine Cohen makes comedy into fashion as they go head-to-head in trivia games about sports and mattresses.

Duration:00:53:08

Michael C. Hall and Ronny Chieng: More Fun Than A Carrot

6/7/2019
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Actor Michael C. Hall reflects on his roles in Six Feet Under and Dexter, and his return to the stage. Plus, The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng talks about his role in Crazy Rich Asians. This episode originally aired Nov. 2, 2018.

Duration:00:53:03

Trace Adkins And Carlene Carter: Cowboys And Cowpunks

5/31/2019
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Two of country music's finest join forces at the Polk Theater in Nashville for a night of games inspired by Music City. Trace Adkins shares the chance encounter that launched his career, while songwriter Carlene Carter explains how it felt to grow up in music and to carry on the family legacy.

Duration:00:53:19

Terry Crews: The Man's Got Talent

5/24/2019
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and America's Got Talent: The Champions host Terry Crews reflects on his football career, activist work, and his breakthrough in Hollywood. This episode originally aired on Jan. 18, 2019.

Duration:00:53:09

Jay Pharoah And Adam Pally: Licensed To 'Champaign ILL'

5/17/2019
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Saturday Night Live alum Jay Pharoah looks back on his early stand-up days and shows off his celebrity impressions in a game with actor Adam Pally. This episode originally aired January 4, 2019.

Duration:00:52:45

Taylor Schilling: Orange Is The New Clown

5/10/2019
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Taylor Schilling explains why after seven seasons on Orange Is the New Black, she's going to clown school, and exploring Juggalo culture in her latest film Family. Then, she plays a game about things you can do instead of binge watching TV.

Duration:00:52:21