Games & Humor

  • John Cameron Mitchell (left) with grand winner Margaret Bortner, post face-painting.
    Josh Rogosin / NPR
    10:31am Sep 25, 2014
    Arts Arts

    Animal Instincts

    Redemption is nigh for returning contestants who have reached the final round. Whose instincts about names containing animals (Snoop Dogg) will lead to victory?
  • 10:31am Sep 25, 2014
    Arts Arts

    Take Me Out To The Ball Game

    Step up to the mound — every answer in this game is a word, phrase or proper noun that also contains a baseball term. Catch my drift?
  • 10:31am Sep 25, 2014
    Arts Arts

    Worst. Vacation. Ever.

    The world's a lonely planet, so why not turn to the Internet to figure out which spots need company. Try to guess which famous landmarks are depicted in these less-than-positive TripAdvisor reviews.
  • 10:31am Sep 25, 2014
    Arts Arts

    I Saw The Signs

    Signs, signs, everywhere signs! House musician Jonathan Coulton sings "The Sign" by evil Swedish pop wizards Ace of Base, with rewritten lyrics that hint to actual signs, signals and omens.
  • 10:31am Sep 25, 2014
    Arts Arts

    Playground Nationals

    Don't you wish that the games you played as a kid were announced by professional sportscasters? In this game, try to figure out the playground classic as called from the skybox.
  • The Abe Lincoln
    NPR
    4:46pm Sep 22, 2014
    Arts Arts

    Sandwich Monday: The Abe Lincoln

    For this week's Sandwich Monday, we eat a mashed-potato-and-sausage-log tribute to our beloved 16th president. After this meal, the better angels of our nature may need CPR.