The Wu-Tang Clan's RZA talks with Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton about his new movie Cut Throat City, and the process of writing a new song for Good Humor's ice cream trucks. He also plays a game where he answers the question, "Is it a lizard?" Plus, Busy Philipps and comedy writer Shantira Jackson work together to make celebrity cocktails, and cartoonist Keith Knight and his sister Tracy geek out about The Brady Bunch.
Hilary Swank joins us to discuss her new Netflix show Away, where she plays an astronaut on the first manned mission to Mars. She'll also try to guess which luxury dog services are real in a game called "Swank Dogs." Plus, gameshow veterans Yvette Nicole Brown and Andy Richter play a meaty word game, and Dr. Gameshow podcast hosts Jo Firestone and Manolo Moreno take turns guessing whether animal mating habits are real or fake.
Stand-up comedian, podcaster, writer and actor Marc Maron talks about his Netflix special, End Times Fun, and takes a quiz about the 2019 movie, Cats (which he hasn't seen). Plus, two contestant couples go head-to-head: Musicians Aimee Mann and Michael Penn face off, and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake takes on John Pastore. This episode originally aired April 10, 2020.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt joins us to discuss wearing wigs and playing an old man alien trapped in a teenage body. Then he makes our dreams come true in a game about songs famously associated with movies. Plus, the Oscar goes to... William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) and Yvonne Orji (Insecure) for playing a game about Oscar speeches! And Tony Shalhoub and Luke Kirby (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) find out if animal Tinder profiles are as cringeworthy as human Tinder profiles.
Actor and comedian John Early discusses Search Party and officiating Amy Schumer's wedding. Then he time travels to the 1970s for a groovy game combining The Brady Bunch and Hollywood Squares. Plus, Sasheer Zamata (SNL) and Nicole Byer (Nailed It!) get giggly guessing Muppet laughs and Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid (Star Trek: Lower Decks) take the meat out of Meatloaf in a music game about meat substitutes.
Sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana, better known as HAIM, discuss their new album, what it was like to be in a band with their parents, and their deli tour, which was interrupted by coronavirus. Then—drum roll, please—they play a game about drum parts. Plus, Greta Titelman and Benito Skinner figure out who's SUCH a Gemini as they get quizzed on celebrity Zodiac signs. And in a game about lesser-known sports, will Erin Foley and Arden Myrin knock it out of the park, or will they drop the ball?