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Three Comedians. One Expert. So many hilariously wrong answers.

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WRONG ANSWERS ONLY is an interactive show featuring celebrity guests who play games and quizzes while learning about exciting research with the help of a scientific expert.

THE HOST

Chris Duffy is a comedian and writer who hosts the TED podcast HOW TO BE A BETTER HUMAN, which premiered this year as the #3 podcast in the country. Chris wrote on both seasons of WYATT CENAC’S PROBLEM AREAS on HBO, executive produced by John Oliver, and writes the popular weekly newsletter BRIGHT SPOTS. Chris’ writing has been featured in The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, National Geographic Glimpse, Makeshift Magazine, and The California Sunday Magazine.

THE EXPERT

Melissa Cristina Marquez is known as the “Mother of Sharks. She is a Latina marine biologist who has a lot of labels: science communicator, conservationist, author (Scholastic), educator (TEDx), podcaster, and television presenter (Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, National Geographic, BBC Wildlife). She is also the founder of The Fins United Initiative, a program that teaches audiences shark conservation and education, which focuses on her Ph.D. topic: human-shark interactions and how to co-exist with these oceanic predators.

THE PANEL

Demi Adejuyigbe is a writer and comedian based in Los Angeles. He’s written for The New Yorker, Guardian, Pitchfork, Marvel, Cartoon Network, and MTV, though he’s best known as a writer on The Good Place, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and The Amber Ruffin Show. He’s also co-hosted the podcasts Gilmore Guys and Punch Up The Jam, and currently co-hosts the monthly comedy show Everything’s Great! at Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles.

Aparna Nancherla is a series regular in Comedy Central’s Corporate and reprised her role in season 3 of HBO’s CRASHING. Aparna is also featured in the second season of Netflix’s The Standups. Other television credits include Apple TV+’s Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, Netflix’s Space Force, Master of None and LOVE, HBO’s High Maintenance, Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, and being a US correspondent for Dave’s (UK) Unspun with Matt Forde. She is the voice of Meena on Mira, Royal Detective, Hollyhock on BoJack Horseman, and Moon on The Great North.

Zhubin Parang is a multiple Emmy award-winning writer and comedian living in New York City. He is currently a producer/writer at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, where he previously served as head writer. Zhubin is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University. His writing has been featured in McSweeney’s, The Onion, and more.

18+/PG-13ish (Are we going to curse? Yes, yes we probably will.)

For more info visit: https://labx.org/wao

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