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Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann host the award-winning podcast that has been answering the world's questions since 2007. Visit the official website at answermethispodcast.com. Buy classic episodes, albums and apps at answermethisstore.com.
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We're settling a lot of couples' disputes in AMT398. Potato in tacos: Y/N? Did all animation used to be worse, or specifically just in Disney's straight to video sequels? And who's from the biggest village?  Find out more about this episode at . For more AMT stuff, head over to answermethisstore.com, where you can get our six special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Send us your questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to . Tweet us @, and follow us on Facebook . Hear our other work: Olly Mann has a new podcast, the Retrospectors, which you can find along with his other shows at ollymann.com; Helen Zaltzman makes the podcasts The Allusionist - theallusionist.org - and Veronica Mars Investigations VMIpod.com; and Martin Austwick's music is available at palebirdmusic.com, his innovative new podcast Neutrino Watch at neutrinowatch.org, his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at songbysongpodcast.com, and the music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: • Manscaped, a full range of grooming products for your furry parts. Get 20% off plus free shipping with the code ANSWER at Manscaped.com • Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
retro AMT82

retro AMT82

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For Tedious But Fine reasons, this month we've swapped the new episode and the retro one. So you'll get an all-new AMT in a fortnight, but now there's Retro AMT82 from 2009 and it's a really fun one! Some things have changed - technology, the nature of entrepreneurship, people wearing Bluetooth earpieces everywhere - whereas others are eternal, like the pain of teen romance, and Americans finding British words funny. This episode originally appeared at . Episodes 1-200 are available at , where you can also get our six special albums. Tweet us Facebook Subscribe on Apple Podcasts  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at  and Veronica Mars Investigations at , Olly Mann's The Retrospectors, The Modern Mann and more at , and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by:  • Manscaped, grooming products for your tender bits. Treat your dad for Father's Day: get 20% off plus free shipping with the code ANSWER at .  • Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.
In AMT397, questioneers want to know when meerkats got so popular, why you'd wear an albatross around your neck, what you do when your friends think you're a pennypincher, and whether Mary Shelley had sex on her mother's grave. Find out more about this episode at . For more AMT stuff, head over to answermethisstore.com, where you can get our six special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Send us your questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to . Tweet us @, and follow us on Facebook . Hear our other work: Olly Mann has a new podcast, the Retrospectors, which you can find along with his other shows at ollymann.com; Helen Zaltzman makes the podcasts The Allusionist - theallusionist.org - and Veronica Mars Investigations VMIpod.com; and Martin Austwick's music is available at palebirdmusic.com, his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at songbysongpodcast.com, and the music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: • The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from piano to mystery-writing to formal logic to Italian. AMT listeners get a free fortnight at . • Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
In AMT396, questioneers are concerned about crabs eating their babies, The Addams Family, and whether their voodoo doll of their office nemesis worked out a little too well.  Find out more about this episode at . For more AMT stuff, head over to , where you can get our six special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Send us your questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and the music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: • The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from piano to mystery-writing to formal logic to Italian. AMT listeners get a free fortnight at . • Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
Put your arm out, palms up, now touch your biceps, cradle the back of your head, hand on hip, other hand on other hip, pat each buttock and JUMP because in AMT395 we're learning about the Macarena dance! As well as Rita Ora's hats, wearing sports merch for a team you don't support, and winning a car at the airport. Find out more about this episode at . For more AMT stuff, head over to , where you can get our six special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Send us your questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and the music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: • The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from piano to mystery-writing to formal logic to Italian. AMT listeners get a free fortnight at . • Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
In AMT394, listeners are struggling with questions about genies' feet, treadmills in shoe shops, and their own children's mediocrity. Find out more about this episode at . For more AMT stuff, head over to , where you can get our six special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Send us your questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and the music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: • The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from piano to mystery-writing to formal logic to Italian. AMT listeners get a free fortnight at . • Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
New year, new questions, about naming ravens at the Tower of London, how glow sticks work, did pirates really walk the plank, and how come prawn cocktail-flavour Pringles bring out one listener in the sweats. Find out more about this episode at . For more AMT stuff, head over to , where you can get our six special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Send us questions for 2021 episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and the music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from chess to mystery fiction to yoga to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
Jingle those bells, it's festive AMT392, with questions about Elf on the Shelf, fancy advent calendars, CONTENT WARNING: the episode may not be suitable for children, as it contains contains information about parental deceit w.r.t. Christmas logistics, plus a thoroughly researched passage about Adult Material depicting Jesus. Find out more about this episode at . Tis the season for the AMT Christmas album, which you can get at , along with our other special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Send us questions for 2021 episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and his new music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from chess to mystery fiction to yoga to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
Content warning: animal cruelty. In AMT391, we hear about eviscerated rabbits, I'm A Celebrity food-kills, and a zoo in a deadly stunt. But there's some mysterious dog magic to compensate. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Our new album Home Entertainment is available now for £paywhatyouwant for a limited period at , where you can also obtain our other special albums including the AMT Christmas; AMT episodes 1-200; and our Best Of compilations. Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and his new music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from chess to mystery fiction to yoga to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
Pop in your prosthetic fangs, spritz yourself with fake blood and turn off all the lights except for that annoying one that flickers - it's the Answer Me This Halloween Special! Featuring SCARY plays, GIANT gourds, MONSTER Mash, and SEXY Martin the Sound Man costumes if such things are possible, you have this month to prove it. Find out more about this episode at . CW: suicide, child murder, death. Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Our new album Home Entertainment is available now for £paywhatyouwant for a limited period at , where you can also obtain our other special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and his new music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: Manscaped, precision-engineered grooming for your danglers. Get 20% off plus free shipping with the code ANSWER at Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
In AMT389, questioneers need help with being heard through a mask, watermelon rind raining down from upon high, and understanding the financing of bin collection in Monaco. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Our new album Home Entertainment is available now for £paywhatyouwant for a limited period at , where you can also obtain our other special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and his new music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from chess to mystery fiction to yoga to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
In AMT388, questioneers wonder about pizza cutters, lolly stick jokes, cubed poo, lawns, and the house in the middle of the M62 motorway. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Our new album Home Entertainment is available now for £paywhatyouwant for a limited period at , where you can also obtain our other special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and Four Thought at ; and Martin Austwick's music at  his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at , and his new music'n'science podcast Maddie's Sound Explorers, hosted by Maddie Moate, at . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from wine to mystery fiction to yoga to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
In AMT387 questioneers want to know how pregnancy tests work, how many nipples bears have, why there are salmon vending machines in Singapore, and how to deal with old friends who don't know you have amnesia. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Our new album Home Entertainment is available now for £paywhatyouwant for a limited period at , where you can also obtain our other special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from wine to mystery fiction to yoga to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
Beloved listeners: as we've said in the past, AMT doesn't tend to discuss current events, as we know a lot of you turn to the show to give yourselves a brief break from dealing with reality. We hope you're holding up and finding ways to be productive. Meanwhile, here's AMT386, a hearty plateful of low-stress chat about topics including wedding snubs, Magnums vs Soleros, lava lamp liquids, and getting your sex toys back from your ex's house. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Our new album Home Entertainment is available now for £paywhatyouwant at , where you can also obtain our other special albums, AMT episodes 1-200, and our Best Of compilations. Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from yoga to mystery fiction to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
AMT385's questioneers are curious about the financial side of rickrolling, Hollywood teeth, novelty lamps and bleached bumholes. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us  Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . Special Flag Correspondent Roman Mars can be found on the podcasts and . This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus, the streaming library of courses on topics from yoga to mystery fiction to formal logic to dog training. AMT listeners get a free month at . Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
Welcome! We hope you're doing OK. We're keeping AMT a pandemic-free pod, so if you're looking for content to take your mind off things for a bit, AMT384 can provide, with questioneers wondering why leopard print is considered sexy, how ghostwriters get paid, and what to do with their father's huge collection of old buildings and toasters. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including , The Week Unwrapped, and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
AMT383's questioneers need to know what those funny things are called that you stick your face through at the seaside, how many lightbulbs there are in Las Vegas, how to say farewell to a hook-up, and why the corpse of utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham is still keeping busy at university. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
In AMT382, we hear from questioneers concerned about their friend's expenditure on life coaches, the ethics of placing fake animals on wildlife tours, disposal of an unwanted Book of Mormon, and scattering a grandparent's ashes on someone else's property. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums including AMT Love, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
In AMT381, questioneers are worrying about lost jewels, stinking out the office, dad doing the gardening in the nude, and what happens to trains in Thomas The Tank Engine when they die. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice recordings to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums including AMT Love, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear our other work: Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at ; Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at ; and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
Well Spotify just named AMT one of the top podcasts of the decade, so let's conclude the 2010s with a bumper episode of festive questions. In AMT380 we learn how the canine actors in the festive film Santa Buddies look like they're talking; how to stop your well-meaning friends interfering with your plan to enjoy Christmas alone; and what artificial Christmas trees have in common with toilet-cleaning. Find out more about this episode at . Send us questions for future episodes: email written words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us Facebook Subscribe on Apple Podcasts  Hear AMT episodes 1-200, all five of our special albums, and our Best Of compilations at .  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at , Olly Mann's five podcasts including and The Media Podcast at , and Martin Austwick's music at and his Tom Waits podcast Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'ANSWER'.
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Matt Boreham

Olly, when advertising square space you state that they're great for creating a brand new spanking web site! I guess you meant brand spanking new. or did you ? :)

Feb 18th
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PADDY GILROY

Shabang is nothing to do with Ricky Martin please re-research it guys. "The whole shabang"

Feb 5th
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Bruno Vieira Pereira

I loved it! You always give some great advice for people but yet in an amusing way in which we can enjoy and learn from you!😉

Sep 30th
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Bruno Vieira Pereira

I loved it. Hellen and Olly, you make me laugh a lot! I find Answer me this much more interesting and amusing than watching a TV series, and I also get to learn loads of things from you all. Thanks a lot!😉

Sep 29th
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Eileen W.S.

does this mean Helen is back & better?! hooray!

Aug 7th
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Ryan Aun

tremendous work, highlight of my fortnight if getting a new (or retro) AMT!

Jul 22nd
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Isaac M-S

followed for four years

Jan 6th
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Colin Windale

followed you for 6 years 👍

Jan 4th
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Tim Eacott

This is the only podcast that I play as soon as a new episode appears - Helen and Olly are like favourite funny friends

Jan 4th
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Ollie Brock

have loved listening laughing and learning with you guys since 2011 if thats a thing. :D keep up the great work

Nov 22nd
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momoBoho Yo

Brilliant, very funny .. love it <3

Nov 19th
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