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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:44:57 -0400Charley Pride, one of the first African-American stars in country music, has sold more records for RCA than anyone not named Elvis Presley.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400The image of the "sad clown" can seem like a cliche. But for Kevin Breel, it's very real. He describes how he struggled with depression while performing as a stand-up comedian.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400Comedian Negin Farsad traveled all over the U.S. to clear up misconceptions about Islam while making people laugh. She calls this form of activism "social justice comedy."
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400Maysoon Zayid teases herself for all the ways she's different: she has cerebral palsy, she's Muslim, she's Palestinian. By making us laugh at it, she gets us to think about acceptance.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400When comedian and TV host Sandi Toksvig came out as gay in the early 1990s, she used humor to recover from the onslaught of vitriol.Today, she says, humor can help bring about social change.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:52:03 -0400This week's puzzle involves antonyms of each other — but first you'll have to rearrange the letters.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 12:49:00 -0400For more than 40 years, Paul Shaffer has been providing the soundtrack for late night TV. He was on the first generation of Saturday Night Live and appeared for 30 years with David Letterman.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400In this final round, every answer is a two-word phrase where the first word ends in "I-N-G" and the second word sounds like the first word, with the last G removed.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400This episode's Mystery Guest, Autumn Stanford, just started an interesting late-night business. Can you figure out what it is before Ophira and Jonathan?
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400Jonathan Coulton makes songs with one-word titles even more straightforward, by changing their lyrics so that each song is quite literally about the title. Contestants buzz in to identify the song.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400Contestants are given the title of a book and must guess if it was written by an FBI agent, an Olympic athlete, or a participant on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400Comedian Judy Gold talks about coming out to her audience, and her podcast "Kill Me Now," where celebrities reveal what makes them angry. Then we quiz her on strange episodes of classic sitcoms.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400Hollywood's most famous yeller, Samuel L. Jackson, finally stars in his own game! Contestants must identify movies starring Mr. Jackson just from clips of him shouting.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400In this game, every answer is a toy or game paired with a word that rhymes with that toy.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:01:00 -0400Somehow, we got all wrapped up in the evolution of Monopoly pieces, so we're here to close the circle by letting you know what's staying and what's going in the new editions of the game.