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10:54 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Welcome To Night Vale: Tales From the Cryptids

Welcome to Night Vale.
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Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 12:02 pm

Hooded figures drift in the dog park, which one is never supposed to enter. A desert pier goes nowhere. Stay away from wheat, and wheat by-products. Welcome to Night Vale.

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10:53 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Just Because

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 12:02 pm

What famous spy likes his martinis shaken, not stirred? Every answer for this final round is the name of a person or fictional character with the initials JB.

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10:53 am
Thu February 26, 2015

N-E-R-D Alert

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 1:59 pm

Be on the lookout for 'banner drops,' 'dinner dates' and other words, names and phrases that have the letters N-E-R-D in order.

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10:53 am
Thu February 26, 2015

The World Makes Money Go Round

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 12:02 pm

What Swiss currency buys you exactly one hot dog? A Frank! Play this game for more international currency puns.

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11:04 am
Thu February 12, 2015

What's Your Number?

Originally published on Thu February 12, 2015 3:55 pm

Who is Count Von Count's favorite rapper? Two-pac! Ah, ah, ah! Guess the Count's other favorite celebrities--they all have numbers in their names, like Ernest Borg-nine and Harrison Four-d.

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11:04 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Off The Rack

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 11:12 am

Proofreading matters! We've changed magazine titles by one letter to make them appealing to an even more niche audience. Maybe sip a margarita while browsing Lime Magazine?

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11:04 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Movies That Really Stink

Originally published on Thu February 12, 2015 3:55 pm

The fur flies in this final round as contestants go ape trying to guess movies that have the names of animals in their titles. Who will Chicken Run their way to victory?

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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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10:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

This Old House

All of the answers in this round contain the name of a room, piece of furniture or item that is commonly found in a house. So don't forget your loofa for the bridal shower.

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