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NPR's Ask Me Another is a lively hour of puzzles, word games, and trivia played in front of (and with) a live audience. Listeners can play along, testing their knowledge of history, geography, literature, grammar, spelling, pop culture and even mathematics along with the competitors called up to the stage. Ask Me Another host, noted comedian and storyteller Ophira Eisenberg, guides listeners with her witty banter aided by the comedic riffs and songs of house musician Jonathan Coulton. Each episode features an interview with a Mystery Guest (noteable actors, comedians, and authors whose identities are revealed via puzzle clues throughout the show), who then takes a turn in the contestant's chair facing trivia games written especially for him or her.
Snap Judgment tells intriguing stories about extraordinary and defining events in people’s lives. The program’s raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through another's eye. Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington takes listeners on a narrative journey - leaping from one person's frying pan into another person's fire. Deejay-driven musical delivery, paired with lush sound design, drops listeners into the very heart of what matters.
Riverwalk Jazz presents a season of captivating shows that tell the story of jazz in America. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band's music covers the genre's early years — from turn-of-the-century blues and cakewalks, to the small swing ensembles of the 1920s and '30s. Hosted by the award-winning storyteller David Holt and bandleader Jim Cullum, "Riverwalk Jazz" features The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and special guest artists.