Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday 1:00 p.m.
  • Hosted by Peter Sagal

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. 

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Prediction

Jan 10, 2015
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jan 10, 2015
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Limericks

Jan 10, 2015
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Carl The Great And Powerful

Jan 3, 2015
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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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Secrets Of The Amazon Dot Com

Jan 3, 2015
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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.

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SAGAL: Thanks everybody.

Us, Weakly

Jan 3, 2015
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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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TMZ TMI

Dec 27, 2014
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Weird Science

Dec 27, 2014
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Artsy, But Mostly Fatsy

Dec 27, 2014
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Limericks

Dec 20, 2014
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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