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

  • Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00pm
    Matt Weiner, creator of Mad Men, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Brian Babylon, and Moshe Kasher.
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:24am
    In this week's bonus Podcast, Peter and Miles explain Wait Wait's 'Breakfast Rule', and then show you a perfect example of our panelists not just breaking it, but setting it on fire and dancing on the ashes.
  • Saturday, March 21, 2015 2:00pm
    Author Richard Price joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Mo Rocca, and Gabe Liedman.
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:41am
    In this week's bonus clip, Paula Poundstone comes up with the perfect slogan for Florida Governor Rick Scott's reelection campaign.
  • Saturday, March 14, 2015 2:00pm
    New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and Roy Blount, Jr.

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

Limericks

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

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:17 am
Sat March 21, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat March 21, 2015 8:52 am

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Now panel, what will be the next problem solved by a corporation? Gabe Liedman.

GABE LIEDMAN: Speedo for global warming. In this new world, you've just got to cover up your stuff that will ruin the couch.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Faith Salie.

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6:17 am
Sat March 21, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat March 21, 2015 8:52 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it is time to move on to our final game, Lighting 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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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:17 am
Sat March 21, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat March 21, 2015 8:52 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:28 am
Sat March 14, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat March 14, 2015 7:53 am

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Now panel, who will be the Senate's new pen pal? Amy Dickinson.

AMY DICKINSON: Dear ISIS, do you like me? Yes or no? Circle one.

SAGAL: Paula Poundstone.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:28 am
Sat March 14, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat March 14, 2015 7:53 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it is time for 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 now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:28 am
Sat March 14, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat March 14, 2015 7:53 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:09 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Limericks

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:09 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Prediction

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, who will John Boehner invite to Congress next? Faith Salie.

FAITH SALIE: After Bibi Netanyahu, it's B.B. Neuwirth, whose rendition of "All That Jazz" also brings Nancy Pelosi to tears.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Kyrie O'Connor.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:09 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time to move on to our final game, Lighting 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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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:55 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Prediction

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Now panel, what is next for rats now that their name has been cleared when it comes to plague? Brian Babylon.

BRIAN BABYLON: They're going to band together and form a class-action lawsuit against all the unions for defamation for making them come off as scabs.

(LAUGHTER)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:55 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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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 is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:55 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Limericks

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