Saturday, October 14, 2017

'Lady Killers:' Cherchez La Femme Fatale

An FBI investigator once famously said "There are no female serial killers," but Tori Telfer sets out to prove him wrong with this gruesome new account of multiply-murderous women throughout history.

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For October: 3 Romance Heroes Who Bare It All

There's one thing romance heroes have in common — whether a duke, a workaholic billionaire or reality TV hunk: They look really good with their shirts off. Here are three of our favorites this month.

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Hollywood's Biopic Fever: Five Fact-Based Films Released This Week

It's a big week for movie biographies. Opening today: Fact-based films about a supreme court justice, two semi-famous authors, an infamous artist, and a man who refused to let polio defeat him.

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'The Meyerowitz Stories' Is A Squirm-Inducing Comedy About Family Dysfunction

Writer-director Noah Baumbach's new film is a collection of loosely connected episodes that offer a revealing glimpse into the heart of a lively and fractious New York Jewish family.

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'Human Flow' Offers A Searing Look At The Global Refugee Crisis

Using aerial photography and intimate, one-on-one interviews to document the plight of migrants in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, artist Ai Weiwei's documentary is grim but vital.

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The End

In this final round, contestants must endure an impending letter trend that portends the end: every answer contains the letters "E-N-D" in consecutive order.

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Mystery Guest

This episode's mystery guest, Steve Baldwin, leads an unusual tour through Brooklyn. Can you guess his secret before Jonathan and Ophira do?

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Monkee Business

This music parody quiz is exactly as fun as a barrel of Monkees! We rewrote Monkees songs to be about other zoo animals. Hey hey, we're the Giraffes!

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Spelling Bee Style

Way less A-W-K-W-A-R-D than your average middle school spelling bee. In this quiz, contestants need to identify a fashion label and then correctly spell the brand name.

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Adam Conover: Adam Fixes Everything

Adam Conover from truTV's 'Adam Ruins Everything' tells us why ignorance is not bliss. Then we challenge the notorious debunker to a game we call Adam Fixes Everything, about famously broken things.

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Caller ID

In this audio quiz, we open up the Ask Me Another hotline to phone calls from TV and movie characters and musicians. After the famous callers say hello, contestants must answer questions about them.

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Pre-K Education

For ages 3 and up: Every answer in this quiz will be something you learned in school, but we've changed one letter to a K.

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Steve Ramirez: If We Could Erase Memories ... Should We?

Neuroscientist Steve Ramirez used lasers to enter the brains of mice and edit their memories. He imagines a future where this technology might be possible in humans as well.

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