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

Oct 24, 2015
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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict, now that we know he is not running for president, what will Joe Biden do next.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 24, 2015
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Now it's time to move on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players 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?

Limericks

Oct 24, 2015
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Menage A Mouse

Oct 17, 2015
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BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: Today, we're welcoming the cooler temperatures because it's important to be optimistic in the face of the soul-killing winter ahead.

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And as we reported in the summer of 2014, even laboratory mice sometimes have reasons to be happy.

Address Your Letters To Maz Jobrani

Oct 17, 2015
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: No coverage of foreign affairs would be complete without checking in with our own international bureau, the man who can imitate any foreign accent in a way that perfectly inspires the rage of people actually from those places, Mr. Maz Jobrani.

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More Moments With Our Panel

Oct 17, 2015
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Prediction

Oct 10, 2015
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 10, 2015
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Now, it's time to move on to your 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.

Limericks

Oct 10, 2015
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Prediction

Oct 3, 2015
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 3, 2015
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: 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 with two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Oct 3, 2015
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Prediction

Sep 26, 2015
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In just a minute, now that we've heard the terrible news from VW, we're going to ask our panelists what will be the next secret we'll learn that our cars have been keeping from us.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 26, 2015
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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

Limericks

Sep 26, 2015
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