Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me

Saturdays, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too.

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Podcasts

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:00pm
    Writer and New Yorker Cartoonist Bruce Eric Kaplan (AKA BEK) joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Peter Grosz and Aparna Nancherla.
  • Saturday, April 18, 2015 2:00pm
    Dick Flavin, PA announcer and poet laureate for the Boston Red Sox, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Maz Jobrani, and Tom Bodett.
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015 2:00pm
    We revisit some of our recent encounters with Amy Tan, Misty Copeland, Rob Lowe, Mikaela Shiffrin, and Baz Luhrmann.
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015 3:00pm
    For this week's podcast extra, Paula takes a stand against having to come up with numerous unique passwords for her online accounts. WARNING: This episode contains explicit language and implicit laughter.
  • Saturday, April 4, 2015 2:00pm
    Actor Jeremy Piven joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, P.J. O'Rourke, and Adam Felber.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:25 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 8:08 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, who will get caught trying to hide something in their past? Amy Dickinson.

AMY DICKINSON: WikiLeaks memos released last week actually reveal more about Ben Affleck that he's tried to suppress. One of his ancestors was a Republican.

SAGAL: Peter Grosz.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:25 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 8:08 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, it is time to move on to the final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players now has 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:25 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 8:08 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:13 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 8:32 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, where and when will we see a Gyrocopter again now that we finally know what one is? Maz Jobrani.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:13 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 8:32 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

All right, it is time to play our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:13 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 8:32 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 11, 2015

We Ask Australian Baz Luhrmann About Austria

Originally published on Sat April 11, 2015 8:16 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 11, 2015

Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Gets Quizzed On Downhill Cheese Races

Originally published on Sat April 11, 2015 8:15 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 11, 2015

Brat Pack Member Rob Lowe Gets Quizzed On Bratwurst

Originally published on Sat April 11, 2015 8:15 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:40 am
Sun April 5, 2015

Prediction

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MIKE PESCA, HOST:

In just a minute, we will ask our panelists, now that we've mended our relationships with Cuba and Iran, who would know we make friends with next?

PESCA: Now panel, who will we make friends with next? P.J. O'Rourke.

O'ROURKE: Indiana.

(LAUGHTER)

PESCA: Paula Poundstone.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 4, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sun April 5, 2015 8:40 am

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MIKE PESCA, HOST:

Now on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 4, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sun April 5, 2015 8:40 am

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MIKE PESCA, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 4, 2015

Panel Round Two

Originally published on Sun April 5, 2015 8:40 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:19 am
Sat March 28, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat March 28, 2015 7:49 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the first Heinz-Kraft? Moshe Kasher.

MOSHE KASHER: Well, the company is now so German that the new Kraft single is an unmarried German man in fetish gear covered in cheese slices and slathered in tomato ketchup.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:19 am
Sat March 28, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat March 28, 2015 7:49 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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