Answer Me This!

Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann host the award-winning podcast that has been answering the world's questions since 2007.

Retro AMT111 (9/2018)

Dredged up from the AMT riverbed is AMT111 from 1 October 2009, wherein our past selves consider sexy nuns, skip-diving, alien abduction and crinkle-cut beetroot. The original post about this episode is at https://answermethispodcast.com/episode111. This episode is only available for free for a month, but you can hear episodes 1-200 any time if you buy them from answermethisstore.com or Apple or Amazon. We'll be back in your feed on 4 October 2018 with all new AMT365. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.

AMT365: Sweet Caroline, Bible Minigolf and Beaver Bums (9/2018)

Which should you choose: working abroad, or romance at home? Dyson hairdryer, or a classic Duck'n'Dry? Vanilla pods, or beaver anuses? So many tricky decisions in AMT365! There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode365. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com.  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. The Bluffers' Guides are back! Rapidly become well-informed in subjects from cats to fishing to chocolate at bluffers.com.

AMT364: Cranberries, Jesters and the Cruise Ship Wig Department (8/2018)

A questioneer is on a ship in Alaska with only 300 wigs and a case of unrequited rage for company. Where to seek solace but AMT, of course? Also! Why do jesters have little replicas of their own heads on the end of their staffs? Why are FedEx ok with being the cause of Tom Hanks being cast away in Cast Away? And why are people standing waist-deep in wet cranberries? Is it some bold cure for a UTI? There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode364. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com.  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. The Bluffers' Guides are back! Rapidly become well-informed in subjects from cats to fishing to chocolate at bluffers.com.

AMT363: Parliamentary Mace-Fights, In-Flight Magazines, and the Soupsoaker (6/2018)

While you're young, should you make a wig of your own hair? Why are bathroom walls across America filled with razor blades? And what's James Cameron been up to lately? Find out all in AMT363. There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode363. June is full of SPORTY SPORT, so while watching people kick balls or thwack balls, listen to the AMT Sports Day special, an hour of surprisingly great AMT-ness all about the sports. Get it from iTunes, Amazon and http://answermethisstore.com. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com.  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'. The Bluffers' Guides are back! Rapidly become well-informed in subjects from jazz to management to fishing to dogs at bluffers.com.

AMT362: Dangerous Beans, Meghan'n'Harry, and a Life-Sized Cardboard Cutout of Kylie Minogue (5/2018)

There is a menace that we only just learned could have murdered us from within. It's a miracle we have survived this long. Find out what to fear in your own salads in AMT362. There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode362. Are you ready for the ROYAL WEDDING OMGGGGGG? The soundtrack to your giddy anticipation/antipathy/indifference is the AMT Jubilee album, one hour of right royal fun. Get it from iTunes, Amazon and http://answermethisstore.com. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com.  Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount with the code 'answer'.

AMT361: Smell-O-Vision, Bidet Chat, and Trainy McTrainface (4/2018)

With a spring in your step and a scent in your nostrils and a freshly cleaned undercarriage and AMT361 in your ears, join us to consider films that smell, friends that smell, and taking a ride on Michael Palin.  There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode361. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com. Squarespace! Want to build a website? Go to http://squarespace.com/answer, and get a 10% discount with the code 'answer'.  

AMT360: Astronauts' Underwear, the Blockbusters Hand Jive, and Sushidoku (3/2018)

AMT360 will be a huge relief for you if you've spent a lot of your life wondering what astronauts do with their dirty underwear, why the audience is jiving during the credits of Blockbusters, and whether Bowling for Soup are bowling to OBTAIN soup or on BEHALF of soup. There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode360. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com.

AMT359: Center Parcs, Defence Against the Dark Arts, and Pope Tropes (2/2018)

Why does your cocktail come with a tiny piratical weapon in it? Why is Dumbledore so shit at HR? What's the deal with the Center Parcs dome? Find out all this and more in AMT359. There's more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode359. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com.

AMT358: Sexy Yoghurt, Chutney, and Your Friend's Gross Hot Tub (1/2018)

It's AMT's 11th birthday! To celebrate, we can't replicate how Olly spent his own 11th birthday, at Cody's Tex-Mex restaurant in Stevenage, because it closed down. So instead we've made some mild-to-moderate life changes - hear all about them AMT358. Find out more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode358. Send us questions for future episodes: email words or voice memos to answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com.

AMT357: Band Aid, Home Alone 2 and Self-Love in Someone Else's House (12/2017)

Where does all the money go from the Band Aid song? When you're someone's house guest, how long before you can have a wank? And what's a penguin doing in a nativity scene? The answers to all these mysteries are in AMT357. Find out more about this episode at http://answermethispodcast.com/episode357. Send us questions for future episodes: email answermethispodcast@googlemail.com, call 0208 123 5877, Skype answermethis. Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on iTunes http://iTunes.com/AnswerMeThis Buy old episodes, albums and our Best Of compilations at http://answermethisstore.com Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcast The Allusionist at http://theallusionist.org, Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at http://modernmann.co.uk, and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at http://songbysongpodcast.com.