Ask Me Another

Ophira Eisenberg

NPR's exciting new show featuring puzzles, word games and trivia played in front of a live audience. Ask Me Another is a co-production of NPR and WNYC. 

You can join in on the fun on Saturdays at noon on WSHU-Fairfield County Public Radio.

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Ask Me Another
10:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Meg Wolitzer: Catnip For 'A Certain Kind Of Reader'

Meg Wolitzer.
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Originally published on Sun February 8, 2015 10:25 pm

For New York Times bestselling author Meg Wolitzer's debut young adult novel, Belzhar, there wasn't much of a difference between writing for adults and teenagers. Save for shorter paragraphs and fewer tangents. "You have to be the writer that you always are," she explained to Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg.

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10:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

The Best Piece Of Trivia You Learned This Week: David Bowie Edition

What's the best piece of trivia you learned this week? Share it with us on Facebook orTwitter, and we'll figure out whether it's true or false.

Did David Bowie really invent Connect Four? Or did our listener completely make this up? Find out in the latest edition of The Best Piece of Trivia You Learned This Week.

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11:11 am
Thu January 22, 2015

The Hills Are Alive

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 11:14 am

Every correct answer contains the letters H-I-L-L. What phrase metaphorically refers to a fatal weak spot? If you slay this round, then perhaps you don't have one of these when it comes to trivia.

Heard in 'Til Death Metal Do Us Part

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11:11 am
Thu January 22, 2015

The Actor Factor

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 11:14 am

Stars sell movies. Be honest: would you rather watch Snakes on a Plane or "Snakes on a John Wayne"? In this game, contestants replace words in movie titles with rhyming celebrity names.

Heard in 'Til Death Metal Do Us Part

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11:11 am
Thu January 22, 2015

State Of Mind

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 11:51 am

Get on that midnight train to...North Korea?? Guess what US state actually completes these lyrics as Jonathan Coulton sings famous songs with the wrong geographic regions in their titles.

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