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NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.

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Episodes

Sarah Brightman

11/10/2018
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Sarah Brightman, soprano, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Luke Burbank.

Duration:00:49:51

Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: P.J. O'Rourke, Maz Jobrani, and Helen Hong

11/6/2018
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On this week's show, we learn PJ's origin story, Maz sings a love song and Helen ticks one off her bucket list.

Duration:00:32:16

Kevin Kwan

11/3/2018
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Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Adam Burke, and Faith Salie.

Duration:00:50:05

Nina Totenberg and Robert Siegel

10/27/2018
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On this 20th Anniversary celebration of WWDTM, NPR journalists Nina Totenberg and Robert Siegel join us along nearly all of our panelists.

Duration:00:50:25

Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Bill Kurtis

10/23/2018
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Today, legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis tells Faith Salie about the tornado that changed his life and how Taco Bell almost ruined it.

Duration:00:26:47

John Grisham

10/20/2018
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John Grisham, novelist, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Amy Dickinson, and Hari Kondobolu.

Duration:00:50:13

Best of Not My Job

10/13/2018
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Scott Kelly, Edie Falco, Austan Goolsbee, and Governor John Kasich are featured, as well as some of our panelists.

Duration:00:49:42

Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: The All Adams Episode

10/9/2018
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Today Faith talks with Adam Felber about his Wait Wait wedding and Adam Burke explains his relationship with a rooster.

Duration:00:22:07

Ellie Kemper

10/6/2018
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Ellie Kemper, the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt herself, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.

Duration:00:49:49

Jon Hamm

9/29/2018
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Jon Hamm, actor, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Jessi Klein, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration:00:49:30

Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Luke Burbank and Brian Babylon

9/25/2018
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In today's episode, Faith Salie talks with Luke Burbank about odd finger food and Brian Babylon describes strange panelist and fan behaviors.

Duration:00:27:33

Aly Raisman

9/22/2018
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Aly Raisman, Olympic Gold Medalist, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Tara Clancy, and Adam Burke.

Duration:00:49:43

Anna Kendrick

9/15/2018
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Actress Anna Kendrick joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, PJ O'Rourke and Negin Farsad.

Duration:00:49:16

Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Amy Dickinson and Roy Blount, Jr.

9/11/2018
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In today's episode, Faith Salie talks with Amy Dickinson about the time Peter set her up on a blind date and Roy Blount Jr. reveals his secret life as a rock star.

Duration:00:22:32

Jenny Han

9/8/2018
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Jenny Han, author, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Adam Burke, and Maeve Higgins.

Duration:00:48:58

BONUS: And the Award Goes To...

9/5/2018
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In this bonus episode, Paula asks special guest Glenn Close for a huge favor.

Duration:00:03:39

Glenn Close

9/1/2018
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Glenn Close, actress/producer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Felber.

Duration:00:48:56

Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Paula Poundstone

8/28/2018
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In Episode 2 of Wait Wait: Naked and Ashamed, Faith Salie talks with Paula Poundstone about life outside the show, life inside the show and the need for stronger cough buttons.

Duration:00:23:28

Best of WWDTM Animal Edition

8/25/2018
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This week we take a break from the week's news and enjoy some favorite animal-themed segments from our archives, including interviews with Kevin Fitzgerald and Rick Schwartz.

Duration:00:47:48

Best of Not My Job

8/18/2018
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On this "prize winning" edition of WWDTM, we feature interviews with Jessie Diggins, Michael Rosbash, Bernie Parent, Al Roker, and Peter Buttigieg.

Duration:00:49:50