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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:53:00 -0500This week's Sunday Puzzle is a word game in which Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges listeners to switch letters in everyday words to transform their meaning.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:16:22 -0500Nora Roberts, who sometimes publishes under the name JD Robb, has had 198 books on the New York Times best-seller list. We'll ask her three questions about a somewhat less prolific author.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:11:00 -0500Guest musician Julian Velard sings about old wives tales in this parody of Stevie Wonder's classic song, "Superstition." Can you guess which tales are true and false before the contestants do?
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:11:00 -0500Our Mystery Guest is Lauren Singer who decided to change her life in a radical way while she was in college. Ophira Eisenberg and guest musician Julian Velard ask yes or no questions to figure it out.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:34:00 -0500They say two is company and three's a crowd, but these treasured trios prove that saying wrong. Contestants must guess the collective name given to a particular trio.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:34:00 -0500Comedian and Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. shares the struggles of raising his son in a world with racism and $9 smoothies. Then we quiz him on his favorite pastime—jigsaw puzzles!
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:34:00 -0500In this game, contestants guess the names of the surprising bro-y films that happen to pass the Bechdel test.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:34:00 -0500In this week's edition of This That or the Other, poetry meets mystery meets...alt rock. Are these the titles of poems by Robert Frost, Nancy Drew books, or the name of alternative rock bands?
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:34:00 -0500Contestants must guess the phrase created by combining the last names of celebrities.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:17:00 -0500You may have heard of drone racing, but people keep coming up with new ways to enjoy these flying machines. A Latvian firm has developed a drone to pull snowboarders in a sport called "droneboarding."
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:47:00 -0500Monopoly is dumping one of its traditional game pieces: the thimble. We reached the thimble for a completely imaginary conversation about obsolescence.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 12:12:00 -0500We planned to have the creator and star of HBO's Girls on the show this week, but when a snowstorm kept her from joining us, we quickly tracked down someone who didn't have any Thursday evening plans.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:14:00 -0500Truffles are a culinary delicacy that sell for big bucks — and some dogs have long been bred specifically to sniff them out. But could any old dog be trained to pick up this lucrative new trick?
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 10:56:00 -0500The soul singer was once a member of her family band, The Staple Singers. So we'll ask her three questions about another (somewhat odder) family musical group.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:19:29 -0500In this final round, contestants are given a category and a letter, and must respond with the only item or person that fits the bill.