Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me

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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, January 13, 2018 9:00am
    Rian Johnson, writer and director of The Last Jedi, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong, and Adam Felber.
  • Saturday, January 6, 2018 9:00am
    Writer Lindy West joins in on this second Best of 2017 along with Ryan Dempster and Jerry Rice. We also feature some never-before-aired material.
  • Saturday, December 30, 2017 9:00am
    Lars Ulrich, drummer from Metallica, joins in on the Best of WWDTM 2017. Others include Mavis Staples, Ina Garten, and Stephen Colbert.
  • Saturday, December 23, 2017 9:00am
    Bradley Whitford, actor, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 9:00am
    Katy Tur, NBC News Correspondent, joins us along with guest host Mike Pesca and panelists Mo Rocca, Negin Farsad, and Tom Bodett.

Prediction

Nov 11, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be the next big innovation from Twitter now that they've screwed it up.

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 11, 2017

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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 2 points. Bill, can you give us the score?

Prediction

Nov 4, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 4, 2017

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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 they can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 4, 2017

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Prediction

Oct 28, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 28, 2017

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's 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 now worth

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

Limericks

Oct 28, 2017

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Prediction

Oct 21, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 21, 2017

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Limericks

Oct 21, 2017

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Panel Questions

Oct 14, 2017

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Now, we could keep celebrating Halloween by traveling around the country and TP-ing each of our panelist's houses again, or we could play some of our favorite moments from them from the past year.

Limericks

Oct 7, 2017

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Prediction

Oct 7, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 7, 2017

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

Prediction

Sep 30, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists, what will NBC do to fix Megyn Kelly's new show?

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 30, 2017

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now onto 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?

Limericks

Sep 30, 2017

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Prediction

Sep 23, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 23, 2017

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

It is now time to move 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 score?

Limericks

Sep 23, 2017

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Prediction

Sep 16, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 16, 2017

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(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it is time to move 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?

Limericks

Sep 16, 2017

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Local government roundup: 09/11/17

Sep 11, 2017
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This week in local government in San Luis Obispo County, the board of supervisors has a full agenda of grant and funding allocation items, such as $755,000 for marketing and advertising for the San Luis Obispo County Tourism Business Improvement District for the next fiscal year. The board will also hold a hearing on issuing bonds to help pay for upgrades to facilities for developmentally disabled people in the county, and review the county’s year-end budget report. 

Last Friday, a federal judge in Manhattan ordered that the first and most famous verse of the Civil Rights era anthem "We Shall Overcome" belongs in the public domain.

Plaintiffs in the case had asked the judge to negate a half-century-old copyright by four songwriters, including the late Pete Seeger.

Updated at 11:50 p.m. ET

Irma, once a powerful and longrunning hurricane, weakened to a tropical depression as it moved through Georgia on its way to Alabama. It continues to dump heavy rain but all surge warnings have been canceled.

Irma has left behind dangerous floodwaters, power outages for millions of people and the debris it has made of human possessions across Florida.

The huge storm remained a Category 1 hurricane through early Monday, before finally being downgraded to a tropical storm and then a tropical depression.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 9, 2017

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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 they answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth 2 points.

Bill, can you give us the scores?

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