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Ask Me Another
Saturdays at 10 a.m.

NPR's Ask Me Another is a lively hour of puzzles, word games, and trivia played in front of (and with) a live audience. Ask Me Another's entertaining melange of brainteasers and fun is a descendant of Weekend Edition Sunday's Puzzle Segment with Will Shortz, but infused with the vibrancy and quick wit of Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me.

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  • In this audio quiz, Hacks creators Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs are subjected to that very thing as they guess celebrity voiceovers from TV ads.
  • In this game, U.S. capital cities are ruined-- or, improved?-- by changing the first letter of their names.
  • In this music parody Bethany Van Delft (Parentalogic) and Donwill (Tanya Morgan) take on popular songs from the 2000s that are rewritten to make them about things from the "aughts" of other centuries.
  • In this game, comedian Bethany Van Delft (Parentalogic and "The Ten News,") and Tanya Morgan rapper Donwill try to weed out which cunning crops are secretly broccoli.
  • Host Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton discuss the ups and downs of short-term dog ownership, known to many as "dog sitting."
  • Giancarlo Esposito talks about returning to play Gus Fring in Better Call Saul, and meeting Baby Yoda in The Madalorian. Then, he plays an audio quiz identifying celebrity cameos from Sesame Street.
  • In this music parody game, Rugrats stars Cheryl Chase and Nancy Cartwright hear songs about animals that were rewritten to be about fictional examples of those animals.
  • Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, hosts of NBC's American Ninja Warrior, guess which weird video game controllers actually exist and which are made up. DJ turntables? Electro-shock wristbands?
  • Ophira Eisenberg informs Jonathan Coulton how, after a lifetime of sitting too close to screens, she finally decided to give in and wear glasses. Coulton shares his hard-earned eyewear fashion advice.
  • Grammy-winning musician Sara Bareilles discusses how the Broadway musical Waitress changed her life. Then, she gets quizzed on one of her favorite shows: The Golden Girls.