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Games, puzzles, and contests plus odd stories from comedy, art, and society.



Last Build Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:30:00 -0500

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Not My Job: Author Daniel Handler Gets Quizzed On Baggage Handlers

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Lemony Snicket, aka Daniel Handler, is the author behind "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and "All the Wrong Questions." He'll answer three questions about the people who handle our luggage.



Just Say No

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:23:58 -0500

Our finalists finally put their foot down in this game where every answer ends with the word "NO." If we asked, "What artist married John Lennon?" the answer would be "Yoko Ono."



Easy Degrees

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:23:58 -0500

In this game we play a clip of a famous person accepting an honorary degree, and contestants buzz in to guess who else has joined the exclusive club.



Stuff By The Ocean

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:23:58 -0500

Jonathan Coulton takes us all the way back to the summer of 2016 with a parody of "Cake By The Ocean," where each clue is about something you'd find--you guessed it--by the ocean.



Mystery Guest

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:23:58 -0500

This episode's mystery guest, Alan Drazen, joins us from the Philadelphia area. Alan created something "very, very cool." Can you figure out what he invented before Ophira and Jonathan do?



Muppets, Beanies Or Mascots

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:23:58 -0500

In this week's edition of This, That, or the Other, contestants must decide: is it a Muppet, a Beanie Baby or a college sports mascot?



Cereal Brawl

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:23:58 -0500

This word game is about cereal...the breakfast, not the podcast. We'll describe a brand, and you guess the name with one letter changed.



Eugene Mirman: Burger On A Sesame Seed Pun

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:23:00 -0500

AMA goes back to school at Haverford College with all-student contestants! Plus, comedian Eugene Mirman, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in comedy, plays Burger of the Day—AMA style.



You've Got An Ace In The Hole, If You Can Find The Right Words

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:02:24 -0500

This week's puzzle presents definitions that give clues to a common phrase.



Not My Job: We Quiz Gymnast Simone Biles On The History Of The iPhone

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:24:00 -0500

The U.S. gymnast took home four gold medals from the summer Olympics in Rio, and now she has a chance for glory once again.



D-lightful

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:33:00 -0500

All answers in this final round consist of two words, both words starting with D.



Cat Cora: Her Kitchen Rules

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:33:00 -0500

Celebrity Chef Cat Cora dishes on her TV show "My Kitchen Rules" and the strange ways she kept her edge on "Iron Chef America." Plus, she guesses odd dishes made up of rhyming foods like "steak cake."



Bring Your "Ay" Game

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:33:00 -0500

If we said, "Get CLOSE TO THE GROUND to CHEER at a bullfight," you'd answer, "Low... ole," because the Pig Latin translation of the word "LOW" is "OW-LAY."



Dolly's Dollies

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:33:00 -0500

We took the Dolly Parton song "9-to-5" and rewrote it to be about careers that have been held by an official Barbie doll.



Mystery Guest

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:33:00 -0500

This week's Mystery Guest, Matthew Ahn, used to hold a Guinness World Record, but as of 2017, that record has officially been nullified.