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What Is Jeopardy?

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:19am

Because you've been programmed to give answers in the form of a question, all the answers in this game are famous phrases that begin with the question "what is."

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Stateside Attractions

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:19am

Everybody knows how to identify state names from the first few letters, but the last ones? What state ends with a "s-i-n"? Bonus trivia: we'll tell you a weird roadside attraction found in each state.

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Award-Winning Tonys

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:19am

Apparently, the key to success is being named Tony, because these various Tonys have all won awards. Try to guess which Tony won a Best Supporting Emmy on Veep.

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Palindromes Semordnilap

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:19am

A palindrome is a word or phrase that is the same forwards and backwards, but a semordnilap ("palindromes" backwards) is a word that becomes a different word when read backwards. Get it, smug gums?

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TV Movies

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:19am

TV movies are usually an hour-long special on TV but in this game they are mashed up TV and movie titles which all share one word in common.

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Tituss Burgess: You're Rocking This Thing

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:19am

The co-star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt talks about playing hilarious and bizarre TV characters, then goes back to his Broadway roots to sing a "sedentary" version of a Guys and Dolls classic.

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The Ecstatic, Erotic Joy Of Reading 'Girl In The Dark'

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:03am

Anna Lyndsey's pseudonymous memoir of her severe light sensitivity is full of rich, sensuous language, all grounded in the ever-present limits of a body that keeps her to the margins of normal life.

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In Vargas Llosa's Latest, Dickens Meets Soap Opera

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 6:03am

The Peruvian Nobel Prize-winning writer, Mario Vargas Llosa, has a new novel out, and he's not resting on his laurels. It's an ambitious and weighty novel that's worth the effort.

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A Travel Show For Your Favorite Weird-Museum And Dance Enthusiast

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:33pm

Ovation's American Canvas has a lot of fun in San Francisco, starting with the art installation at Alcatraz.

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A Writer Moves To 'Bettyville' To Care For His Elderly Mom

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:26pm

In 2011, George Hodgman visited his mother Betty for her 91st birthday in Paris, Missouri. When he saw she needed care, he left Manhattan to live with her. But she still hasn't accepted that he's gay.

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