Ask Me Another
8:15 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Hannibal Buress: It's A Rap

Hannibal Buress on Ask Me Another.
Josh Rogosin NPR

As part of his act, Hannibal Buress performs his own "Gibberish Rap," but he's also an expert on hip-hop. He plays this game with our contestant, describing songs without using their titles.

Heard in Episode 314: Let's Do This Thing

Ask Me Another
8:13 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Hannibal Buress On Moving To New York With '$200 And Dreams'

"I've got $200 and dreams. Let's do this!" — Hannibal Buress
Dave Taub

Originally published on Thu April 10, 2014 8:48 am

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Ask Me Another
8:11 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Jingle All the Way

You've probably heard the jingles for products like Kit Kat and McDonald's hundreds of times. But can you recognize them when Jonathan Coulton sings them — in Italian? Buona fortuna!

Heard in Episode 314: Let's Do This Thing

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Ask Me Another
8:11 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Animal Logic

Some animals are named after other animals, which makes no sense. This game asks you to to defy logic and remember the names of creatures like "elephant seal," whose names are two animals in one.

Heard in Episode 314: Let's Do This Thing

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Ask Me Another
8:11 am
Thu April 10, 2014

We Are the Champions

It's often said that winners write history. Well, they also helped us write this game. We'll give you four major award winners—your job? Tell us the name of the prize they share.

Heard in Episode 314: Let's Do This Thing

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Ask Me Another
8:11 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Fruity Films

The films A Clockwork Orange and 50 First Dates don't have much in common, except in the world of Ask Me Another. Go bananas in this game and think up films whose titles contain the name of a fruit.

Heard in Episode 314: Let's Do This Thing

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Ask Me Another
8:11 am
Thu April 10, 2014

The Internets

Admit it, you spend too much time on the Internet. Never fear— all that procrastination should pay off in this final round, in which every answer features the letters "N-E-T" in consecutive order.

Heard in Episode 314: Let's Do This Thing

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The Two-Way
7:52 am
Thu April 10, 2014

The Story Flips: Burger King Says It Isn't Moving Into Crimea

A Burger King restaurant in Moscow. The company's Russian arm says it will extend its reach into Crimea.
Zurab Dzhavakhadze ITAR-TASS/Landov

Originally published on Thu April 10, 2014 11:38 am

We updated this post with a major development at 1:15 p.m. ET.

Reports that Burger King is looking to open restaurants in Crimea now that McDonald's has decided to pull out of that region were overcooked, a Burger King spokesman says.

Responding to the stories that we saw across the news media and posted about earlier today, Burger King spokesperson Bryson Thornton emailed to say that "neither Burger King Worldwide, nor any of its franchisees, have plans to open Burger King restaurants in Crimea."

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The Two-Way
6:48 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To Near 7-Year Low

Originally published on Thu April 10, 2014 10:50 am

There were 300,000 first-time claims for unemployment benefits filed last week, the fewest since mid-May 2007, the Employment and Training Administration reported Thursday.

Claims were down 32,000 from the week before, the agency adds.

Reuters says the news "could bolster views of an acceleration in job growth after a cold winter dampened hiring."

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