Posts Tagged ‘WNYC’

Strangers Will Answer Your Burning Questions at Ask Roulette

If you could flip a switch so that your best friend always told the truth about you, would you?
Would you rather have sex with a chimpanzee or strangle it with your bare hands?
Have you ever truly feared for your life?
WNYC’s Jody Avirgan wants to know. As the host of Ask Roulette, a live show and [...]

Ian MacKaye to Guest on NPR’s Ask Me Another

NPR quiz show Ask Me Another is coming to D.C. in October, and the special guest is punk stalwart Ian MacKaye.
On October 10, the WNYC-produced show will tape in front of an audience at NPR's Studio 1. MacKaye will join host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton to talk about Dischord and whatnot, but the [...]

Stop Googling! Save Your Creepy Questions for Ask Roulette.

As a producer for WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, Jody Avirgan played with the idea of pairing up on-air callers to ask each other questions. That concept became the foundation of Ask Roulette, a live show Avirgan created in 2011 and has been hosting every other month at New York City’s Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. [...]

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