The Curiosity Desk's Edgar B. Herwick III and pledgemaster Andy Hicks tested their knowledge of this week's news, all the while encouraging listeners to support the station during WGBH's pledge week. Listeners who donated $10 a month during the show on Friday received a pair of WGBH socks.

This week's quiz featured trivia about hosts Jim and Margery. What did Margery do immediately after finishing her first marathon? Why didn't Jim get the lead role in a play as a school boy? Listen and find out.