Ask Me Another Hotline

Apr 10, 2020

Listeners call in to talk about their most decadent and/or shameful thing they've eaten since social distancing began. Octuple-stuffed Oreos don't count, right?

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OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:

That's our show. But before we go, last week, we asked you to call the ASK ME ANOTHER hotline and tell us, what's the most shameful thing you've eaten in quarantine? And you did not disappoint. Here it is.

ROBERT MIGHT: Hey, AMA team. This is Robert Might (ph) in Fresno, Calif.

MATTHEW MERVIA: This is Matthew Mervia (ph) from Kensington, Md.

LYDIA CATSIL: This is Lydia Catsil (ph) from Seattle, Wash.

FRANNIE VERYTELL: This is Frannie Verytell (ph) from Milwaukee, Wis.

STEPHANIE SHATTUCK: This is Stephanie Shattuck (ph) from San Francisco, Calif.

NANCY MACKLEMORE: Nancy Macklemore (ph) - Birmingham, Ala.

VERYTELL: I fried up some okra. The okra tasted a little bit like funnel cake, and I dipped it in powdered sugar.

MERVIA: Frito on egg tacos.

CATSIL: I put coffee grounds in chocolate pudding in hopes of making mocha pudding. It didn't work. It was just gritty.

MACKLEMORE: Four pieces of cherry pie a la mode followed by a glazed doughnut chaser.

SHATTUCK: I had vodka and crackers for dinner on Friday night.

MIGHT: I have eaten nothing but tuna salad sandwiches for about a week now. I really hope I get something else to eat soon. And I will. OK, thank you guys. Bye.

EISENBERG: Tell us the weird things you're eating. Call our hotline. It's 848-999-4932. That's 8IT-XXX-IWEB. And don't forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. ASK ME ANOTHER's house musician is Jonathan Coulton.

JONATHAN COULTON: Hey, my name anagrams to thou jolt a cannon.

EISENBERG: Our puzzles were written by Curia Greenberg (ph), Carol Lee (ph), Emily Winter and senior writer Karen Lurie (ph), with additional material by Ashley Brooke Roberts and Kate Villa. ASK ME ANOTHER is produced by Travis Larchuk, Kiara Powell (ph), Nancy Saechao, James Barber (ph), Rommel Wood and our intern, Nick Garrison. Our senior supervising producer is Rachel Neel. And our bosses' bosses are Steve Nelson and Anya Grundmann. Thanks to our production partner, WNYC. And I can't wait to get back to The Bell House.

COULTON: Hot heel blues.

EISENBERG: I'm her ripe begonias.

COULTON: Ophira Eisenberg.

EISENBERG: And this was ASK ME ANOTHER from NPR. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.