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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

Aparna Nancherla: Introvert Goes 'Corporate'

3/15/2019
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Comedian and actor Aparna Nancherla dishes about interning at NPR, transforming her struggles with mental health into comedy, and working at a soul-crushing office job. Then, the Corporate star joins Jonathan Coulton and Ophira Eisenberg for a round of Fact Bag.

Duration:00:52:32

Natasha Lyonne: Random Houses

3/8/2019
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Natasha Lyonne walks us through her NYC survival kit. Then we quiz the actor, who grew up in Herman Melville's house, on other famous authors' homes. This episode originally aired September 23, 2016.

Duration:00:52:12

Jim Gaffigan Brings The Laughs Again

3/1/2019
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Comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan opens up about performing for the Pope, his creative partnership with his wife, and the real-life struggles that informed his album Noble Ape. Then, he lends his tater tots expertise to a round of Wisdom of the Crowd.

Duration:00:53:02

Matt And Kim: How To Go Outside And Not Die

2/22/2019
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Ask Me Another heads to The Pageant in St. Louis with pop duo Matt and Kim. They discuss their album, Almost Everyday, how they met, and surviving natural disasters. This episode originally aired on Sept. 14, 2018.

Duration:00:52:06

Michael Ian Black Is Back, All Right!

2/15/2019
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Michael Ian Black talks redefining masculinity and hosting his podcast, Obscure. And, in honor of Valentine's Day, therapist Esther Perel quizzes Ophira and Jonathan on relationship statistics.

Duration:00:52:48

DeRay Mckesson: The Vest Is Yet To Come

2/8/2019
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Host of Crooked Media's Pod Save the People, DeRay Mckesson, talks about X-Men, his signature blue vest, smelly preteens, and his recent book. This episode originally aired Sept. 28, 2018.

Duration:00:50:59

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

2/1/2019
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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.

Duration:00:51:25

Awkwafina And Sasha Velour: New York City Queens

1/25/2019
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Awkwafina, from Crazy Rich Asians, recommends NYC's best public restrooms. And, Sasha Velour winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, talks about the power of drag. This episode originally aired Aug. 17, 2018.

Duration:00:52:15

Terry Crews: The Man's Got Talent

1/18/2019
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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.

Duration:00:52:57

Jessica Walter's Alter Egos

1/11/2019
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Jessica Walter talks about playing boozy, acerbic moms on Arrested Development and Archer — and shares stories from her early days on TV. This episode originally aired July 27, 2018.

Duration:00:51:54

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

1/4/2019
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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 his co-star on the comedy series Champaign ILL, actor Adam Pally. Plus, a music parody game that will pump you up!

Duration:00:51:23

Melissa Joan Hart And Amy Seimetz: Multi Multi-Hyphenates

12/28/2018
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Melissa Joan Hart shares her experience remaking The Watcher in the Woods, and Amy Seimetz tells us about adapting The Girlfriend Experience. This episode originally aired on Sept. 29, 2017.

Duration:00:53:14

Adam Lambert And Tony Hawk: A California Christmas

12/21/2018
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Two San Diego legends come home for the holidays, as American Idol alum and Queen frontman Adam Lambert joins skateboarding giant Tony Hawk for festive trivia at the Historic Balboa Theatre.

Duration:00:52:31

Anthony Ramos: A Quiz-mas Carol

12/14/2018
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Ophira and Jonathan use the power of trivia to melt the heart of puzzle guru Ebenezer Scrooge. Plus, special guest Anthony Ramos (Hamilton, She's Gotta Have It), and Merriam-Webster's Kory Stamper! This episode originally aired Dec. 22, 2017.

Duration:00:53:31

Darlene Love: From Background To Limelight

12/7/2018
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Darlene Love reflects on her singing career, and collaborating with Tom Jones and Elvis. Plus, Ophira and Jonathan debut a game called "Fact Bag." This episode originally aired July 13, 2018.

Duration:00:53:32

Michelle Wolf And Amber Ruffin: Late Night Trivia Fight

11/30/2018
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Comedian Michelle Wolf opens up about her performance at the White House Correspondents' dinner, and Amber Ruffin talks about writing for Late Night With Seth Meyers. Then, they go head to head in not one, but two games!

Duration:00:54:05

François Clemmons: From Mozart to Mister Rogers

11/23/2018
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AMA heads to the Nantucket Film Festival with François Clemmons. Known for his role as Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he reflects on his life and the film Won't You Be My Neighbor? This episode originally aired on June 29, 2018.

Duration:00:52:48

Dascha Polanco And Mo Amer: Orange Is The New Black Flag

11/16/2018
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Actor Dascha Polanco chats juggling work and nursing school while auditioning for Orange Is the New Black, and plays our first olfactory game! Then, Mo Amer shares the story of how he got into comedy after his family fled to Texas from Kuwait, and shows off his knowledge of world flags.

Duration:00:52:55

Ed Helms: Tag Me In

11/9/2018
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Actor Ed Helms shares a toothy secret kept from The Office producers. Plus, Rolling Stone critic Rob Sheffield helps with a game about summer jams. This episode originally aired on June 15, 2018.

Duration:00:52:58

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

11/2/2018
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Actor Michael C. Hall reflects on his roles in Six Feet Under and Dexter, and his return to the stage in Thom Pain (based on nothing). Plus, The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng talks about his role in Crazy Rich Asians and plays a game about Nintendo games.

Duration:00:52:37