08 Jul Issue #189 – “Riddle Me This” (w/ Adal Rifai & Erin Keif)
This week we’re trying something different, we are joined by Adal Rifai & Erin Keif from the hit podcast Hey Riddle Riddle and discuss… you guessed it, your favourite Riddler riddles!
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Meet Adal and Erin
(1:45) What is it about riddles that leads to 100 episodes?
(7:46) The Doctor and Producer Richard on riddles.
(11:33) Adal and Erin on comicbooks.
Riddle Me This
(14:30) Favorite versions of the Riddler.
(18:30) The Riddler’s backstory.
(23:39) What is the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, the beginning of every end and the end of every race?
(25:08) There are 3 men in a boat with a pack of cigarettes and no matches. How did they manage to smoke?
(28:00) What weighs 6 ounces, sits in a tree, and is very dangerous?
(29:56) What kind of candle burns longer, a red one or a green one?
(32:47) What goes on 4 legs at dawn, 2 legs at midday, 3 legs at sunset, and is weakest when it has the most support?
(35:00) If you look at the numbers on my face, you won’t see 13 any place.
(36:48) Tear one off, scratch my head. What once was red, is black instead.
(37:52) The 8 of us go forth not back, to protect our king from a foe’s attack.
(38:06) We’re five little items of an every day sort, you’ll find us all in a tennis court.
(41:05) The meta clue.
(47:24) It’s true I don’t own many suits, and those are hardly rare. When I show my noble face, lessers can’t compare.
(52:40) Advancing every moment, in between reverse, leave me to my own device, I get direct worse.
(55:07) My s cannot leave me, in all they number five, they bring everything I want, I keep them alive.
(59:30) I am flora, not fauna. I am shrubbery, not grass. I am foliage, not trees. What am I?
Guess the Character!
(1:05:49) Has the thighs of an olympic speed skater.
(1:06:01) Accessorizes like the genie in Aladdin.
(1:07:08) His emblem points to his dick.
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