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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

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

DeWanda Wise And Taye Diggs: She's Gotta Get Her Groove Back

5/3/2019
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DeWanda Wise, the star of She's Gotta Have It and the new Twilight Zone reboot, recalls how a high school teacher pushed her into acting as a way to stay out of detention. Then, actor Taye Diggs reflects on a long and varied career acting in film and Broadway, and writing children's books — plus his return to TV on All American. Then they go head-to-head in a game of This, That, or the Other.

Duration:00:53:41

Laird Hamilton

4/27/2019
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Laird Hamilton, big wave surfer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Bobcat Goldthwait.

Duration:00:49:27

Rose Byrne-ing Down The House

4/26/2019
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Rose Byrne chats about her movie Juliet, Naked and explains the interesting way she got into acting. Then, Ophira and Jonathan play a round of "Fact Bag." This episode originally aired Aug. 31, 2018.

Duration:00:52:43

Best of Not My Job

4/20/2019
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William Shatner, Candice Berger, Conan O'Brien, and Aaron Gordon are featured, along with some new material.

Duration:00:49:27

Retta: Tweet Yo' Self

4/19/2019
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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.

Duration:00:53:28

Dan Rather

4/13/2019
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Dan Rather, journalist, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Negin Farsad, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration:00:50:15

Michelle Wolf And Amber Ruffin: Late Night Trivia Fight

4/12/2019
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Michelle Wolf talks about her performance at the White House Correspondents' dinner. Amber Ruffin chats about writing for Late Night With Seth Meyers. This episode originally aired Nov. 30, 2018.

Duration:00:53:39

Steve Earle

4/6/2019
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Steve Earle, singer/songwriter, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.

Duration:00:51:14

Greta Lee And Leslye Headland: Valley Of The Russian Dolls

4/5/2019
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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. Then they play a game guessing the themes of weird and wonderful nesting dolls found on the internet.

Duration:00:53:31

Andrew Rannells

3/30/2019
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Broadway star and author Andrew Rannells joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Brian Babylon and Hari Kondabolu.

Duration:00:48:49