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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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English

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Episodes

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:00:49:48

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:00:48:55

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:00:48:10

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:00:48:09

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:00:49:22

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:00:49:10

Wait Wait Jr. With Neil Patrick Harris and More!

6/2/2018
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This week we feature some favorite guests as well as some never-before-heard material from our recent taping of Wait Wait Jr., a kid-centric version of our show. Paula Poundstone, Maz Jobrani, and Mo Rocca team up with kids for Bluff the Listener, and Neil Patrick Harris plays Not My Job.

Duration:00:49:24

Retta

5/26/2018
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Retta, comedian, joins guest host Helen Hong and panelists Adam Felber, Paula Poundstone, and Hari Kondabolu.

Duration:00:48:54

Cyndi Lauper

5/19/2018
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Cyndi Lauper, singer, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett, and Tara Clancy.

Duration:00:49:24

Mayim Bialik

5/12/2018
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Mayim Bialik, actor and neuroscientist, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Alonzo Bodden, and Janelle James.

Duration:00:49:43

Britt Daniel

5/5/2018
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Britt Daniel, co-founder of the band Spoon, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Faith Salie, and Maz Jobrani.

Duration:00:49:25

H. Jon Benjamin

4/28/2018
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H. Jon Benjamin, actor/comedian, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Brian Babylon, and Negin Farsad.

Duration:00:49:23

Edie Falco

4/21/2018
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Edie Falco, actor, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Helen Hong, and Mo Rocca.

Duration:00:50:31

Laurie Metcalf

4/14/2018
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Laurie Metcalf, actress, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Faith Salie, and Adam Burke.

Duration:00:49:00

Governor John Kasich

4/7/2018
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Ohio Governor John Kasich joins us, along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.

Duration:00:49:22

Best of Not My Job

3/31/2018
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It's Spring Break, so we are offering some past segments featuring Daniel Handler, Michael Giacchino, Ben Sasse, and Joe Buck.

Duration:00:49:05

LeVar Burton

3/24/2018
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LeVar Burton, actor, joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Adam Burke, and Rashawn Scott.

Duration:00:49:57

Tom Brady

3/17/2018
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Tom Brady, quarterback for the New England Patriots, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Mo Rocca, and Tom Bodett.

Duration:00:48:57

Austan Goolsbee

3/10/2018
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Austan Goolsbee, American economist, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Alonzo Bodden, and Tara Clancy.

Duration:00:49:00

Jessie Diggins

3/3/2018
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Jessie Diggins, Olympic Gold Medalist in Cross Country Skiing, joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Rozanne Robertsm

Duration:00:49:35