Nicole Krauss And Zeruya Shalev On Israel, Jewishness And Defying Reader Expectations

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Nicole Krauss and Zeruya Shalev are friends — and authors whose work is deeply bound up in their Jewish and Israeli identities. But both struggle with the pressure to represent those identities.

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Watchdog Report: Trump Official Punished Public Servant Over Her Iranian Heritage

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The State Department's inspector general released a report concluding that Trump officials demoted a national security expert over her Iranian roots and the perception that she was disloyal to Trump.

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Inside The States

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It's time for everyone's favorite subject: geography! In this word game, every answer is a state, and a word that can be found in that state's name.

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Notorious And Eponymous

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In this game, actor Taylor Schilling and Jonathan Coulton team up for a quiz about peculiar things named after real people.

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Odes To Codes

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Contestants get crackin' in this music parody where song lyrics have been changed to different types of code.

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Spin Cycle

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In this final round, every clue is a spin-off movie or television show.

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Taylor Schilling: Orange Is The New Clown

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Taylor Schilling explains why after seven seasons on Orange Is the New Black, she's going to clown school, and exploring Juggalo culture in her latest film Family.

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The History Of The World, According To Podcasts

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In this word game, contestants mash up the names of podcasts with historical figures.

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Wild And Famous

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Do away with your domesticated tendencies and get ready for an audio puzzle that mixes animal sounds and celebrities. Rawr!

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Beach Reads

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It's a mash-up of clues about authors' names and common beach objects. If Jay Gatsby put on sunscreen at the beach, he'd have S-P-F Scott Fitzgerald to thank.

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Catherine Cohen: Queen Of Cabernet Cabaret

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Catherine Cohen talks about New York's cabaret resurgence and the art of fusing fashion with comedy. Then, she challenges Josh Gondelman to a trivia rematch inspired by her former job in a mattress showroom.

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Disco-Y History

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Contestants listen to parody songs of famous disco hits and guess what 1970s phenomenon the lyrics were rewritten to describe.

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Get Your Cranium In The Game

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In this multiple choice guessing game, host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton offer clues about obscure body parts. #nophiltrum

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Josh Gondelman: The Importance Of Being Nice

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Josh Gondelman, senior producer of Showtime's Desus & Mero, explains why he gives strangers pep talks on Twitter, and faces off against comedian Catherine Cohen in a game about sports superstitions.

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Pride Month

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In this final round, every answer contains the letters L, G, B and T.

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