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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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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

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

Jeff Tweedy

8/11/2018
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Jeff Tweedy, musician, joins us along with panelilsts Bobcat Goldthwait, Amy Dickinson, and Peter Grosz.

Duration:00:48:38

Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Mo Rocca

8/7/2018
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In honor of our 20th anniversary, Faith Salie sits down with Peter, Bill, a bunch of her fellow panelists and a handful of producers to give you an unflinching look behind the scenes of Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! We call it Wait Wait: Naked and Ashamed. First up, one of Faith's oldest friends, Mo Rocca.

Duration:00:26:04

Uzo Aduba

8/4/2018
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Uzo Aduba, actor, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.

Duration:00:48:58

Jon Batiste

7/28/2018
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Jon Batiste, musician, joins us along with guest host Faith Salie and panelists Adam Felber, Rashawn Scott, and Tom Bodett.

Duration:00:49:17

James Comey

7/21/2018
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James Comey, former FBI Director, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration:00:48:39

Christine Lagarde

7/14/2018
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Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Adam Burke, and Faith Salie.

Duration:00:49:49

Best of Not My Job

7/7/2018
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Eddie Izzard, Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks, and more, plus a little song we made up.

Duration:00:48:56

Fabien Cousteau

6/30/2018
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Fabien Cousteau, oceanographer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Papa, and Negin Farsad.

Duration:00:48:17

David Wise

6/23/2018
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David Wise, gold medalists in men's freestyle ski, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration:00:48:16

Louie Anderson

6/16/2018
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Louie Anderson, actor/comedian, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Roxanne Roberts, and Hari Kondabolu.

Duration:00:49:21

Keith Hernandez

6/9/2018
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Keith Hernandez, former MLB first baseman, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Bim Adewunmi, and Peter Grosz.

Duration:00:49:03