“[Scrabble] sets are found in roughly one-third of American homes.”

“Scrabble’s not really a word game. It’s a math game with word tools.”
- Matt Graham, comedian and Scrabble expert, on this week’s Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show

Matt Graham is a man with an interesting resume. On the comedy side he’s written for SNL and Conan (on which he also appeared several times as a standup). On the Scrabble side he’s placed second in the Scrabble World Championships, been featured in the Scrabble book Word Freak, and was a central character in the Scrabble documentary Word Wars. This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show we discuss the strategy of high-level Scrabble, Matt’s vintage board game collection, and tips for Scrabble enthusaists who have yet to memorize all the 2-letter words.

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