Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me

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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

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 4:23pm

    Musician George Clinton joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Alonzo Bodden, and P.J. O'Rourke.

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 11:23am

    Every week, we bring you a mini-episode containing outtakes, unaired material, and other bits and pieces of our show that we find lying around. It's like a hot dog podcast, and it's our way of saying thanks for being so good to us.

     

    This week, we've got Dame Edna offering marriage advice and Bill Kurtis telling us that it's more than just love that makes a Subaru a Subaru.

  • Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:03am

    Dame Edna Everedge, international superstar of stage and screen, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Ophira Eisenberg, and Roxanne Roberts.

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:05pm

    In this special, never-before-heard bonus clip, Paula Poundstone discovers the magic of the selfie stick.

  • Saturday, January 10, 2015 11:03am

    Robert Baer joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and Brian Babylon.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:08 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 24, 2015 8:26 am

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Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists how the New England Patriots will cheat to win the Super Bowl. Now panel, how will the Patriots cheat their way to victory in the Super Bowl? PJ O'Rourke.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:08 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 24, 2015 8:26 am

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Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

It's time to move on to our final game, Lighting 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!
8:08 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 24, 2015 8:26 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 8:14 am

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Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the next mistake the White House admits to? Ophira Eisenberg.

OPHIRA EISENBERG, BYLINE: Trying to pass high-speed Internet and paid sick days because the entire nation is just going to stay home and download Netflix.

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 8:14 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 8:14 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:39 am
Sat January 10, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 10, 2015 8:27 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:39 am
Sat January 10, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 10, 2015 8:27 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:39 am
Sat January 10, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 10, 2015 8:27 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:05 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Carl The Great And Powerful

Originally published on Sat January 3, 2015 8:57 am

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Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

We're going to end this review of the best of 2014 with a tribute to the best guy we know. Almost exactly 17 years ago, NPR listeners heard a very familiar voice saying an unfamiliar thing.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:05 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Secrets Of The Amazon Dot Com

Originally published on Sat January 3, 2015 8:57 am

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BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME, the NPR News quiz. I’m Bill Kurtis. And here’s your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: Thanks everybody.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:05 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Us, Weakly

Originally published on Sat January 3, 2015 8:57 am

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BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: This just in, in 2014 famous people did stupid things.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Here’s our celebrity coverage from 2014. Including one story in which an actual board certified celebrity, Miss Rosie Perez, joins in to comment.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:08 am
Sat December 27, 2014

TMZ TMI

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:08 am
Sat December 27, 2014

Weird Science

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:08 am
Sat December 27, 2014

Artsy, But Mostly Fatsy

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