Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturdays at 11 am and Sundays at 4 pm
Peter Sagal & Carl Kasell

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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. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightening speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Listeners vie for a chance to win the most coveted prize in radio: having official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine. Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is co-produced by NPR and Chicago Public Radio.

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Podcasts

  • Saturday, April 18, 2015 5:00pm
    Dick Flavin, PA announcer and poet laureate for the Boston Red Sox, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Maz Jobrani, and Tom Bodett.
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015 5:00pm
    We revisit some of our recent encounters with Amy Tan, Misty Copeland, Rob Lowe, Mikaela Shiffrin, and Baz Luhrmann.
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015 6:00pm
    For this week's podcast extra, Paula takes a stand against having to come up with numerous unique passwords for her online accounts. WARNING: This episode contains explicit language and implicit laughter.
  • Saturday, April 4, 2015 5:00pm
    Actor Jeremy Piven joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, P.J. O'Rourke, and Adam Felber.
  • Saturday, March 28, 2015 5:00pm
    Matt Weiner, creator of Mad Men, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Brian Babylon, and Moshe Kasher.