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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too
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Chicago, IL

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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too

Twitter:

@waitwait

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English

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NPR, 635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001 1-888-WAIT WAIT


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Episodes

Method Man

12/9/2017
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Method Man, hip hop artist and actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Faith Salie, and P. J. O'Rourke.

Duration: 00:49:53


Greta Gerwig

12/2/2017
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Greta Gerwig, director of the new film "Lady Bird" joins us in Seattle along with panelists Luke Burbank, Negin Farsad and Hari Kondabolu

Duration: 00:50:48


Andrew Zimmern

11/25/2017
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Andrews Zimmern, chef and host of Bizarre Foods, joins us as well as mogul skier Hannah Kearney, author Nora Roberts, and comedian Bassem Youseff.

Duration: 00:49:25


Liz Climo

11/18/2017
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Liz Climo, illustrator and children's book author, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and John Hodgman.

Duration: 00:50:03


Lee Unkrich

11/11/2017
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Lee Unkrich, director of Pixar's "Coco" joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, P. J. O'Rourke, and Tom Bodett.

Duration: 00:49:22


Scott Kelly

11/4/2017
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Scott Kelly, astronaut, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Helen Hong, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration: 00:49:25


Brian May

10/28/2017
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Author, PhD. astrophysicist and former Lead Guitarist for the rock band Queen joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Adam Burke and Paula Poundstone.

Duration: 00:48:55


Alan Page

10/21/2017
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Alan Page, former Minnesota Viking and Minnesota Supreme Court Justice, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Adam Burke, and Negin Farsad.

Duration: 00:49:33


Best of WWDTM

10/14/2017
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We revisit our time with Eddie Izzard, Aubrey Plaza, and Bernie Parent, as well as listen to some never-before-aired moments with our panelists.

Duration: 00:49:08


Andy Richter

10/7/2017
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Andy Richter, comedian and late night talk show announcer, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong, and Brian Babylon.

Duration: 00:49:33


Adam Scott

9/30/2017
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Actor Adam Scott joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Amy Dickinson, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration: 00:49:13


Lee Daniels

9/23/2017
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Producer/Director Lee Daniels joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.

Duration: 00:49:56


BONUS: A Visit to the Poundstone Institute

9/20/2017
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If you like listening to Paula Poundstone rant about the scientific studies on Wait Wait, check out this episode of her new podcast, "Live From the Poundstone Institute." Each week Paula goes toe to toe with the scientists behind these studies and subjects celebrity guests to her own psychological research.

Duration: 00:35:26


Joshua Homme

9/16/2017
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Musician Joshua Homme joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and Hari Kondabolu.

Duration: 00:49:22


Win Butler

9/9/2017
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Win Butler from Arcade Fire joins us along with panelists P.J. O'Rourke, Helen Hong, and Tom Bodett.

Duration: 00:49:35


BONUS: The Activity Booht!

9/5/2017
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In this bonus podcast we take a look at Jennifer's....fan art? See it (and try it) for yourself at npr.org/activitybook

Duration: 00:06:34


Raphael Bob-Waksberg

9/2/2017
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Raphael Bob-Waksberg, creator of the show BoJack Horseman, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, and Mo Rocca.

Duration: 00:49:49


Simone Biles

8/26/2017
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Guest Host Tom Hanks, filling in for Peter Sagal, is joined by Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank and Faith Salie in this encore presentation.

Duration: 00:49:30


Best of Not My Job

8/19/2017
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This week we rebroadcast our interviews with Stephen Colbert, Alan Cumming, Daniel Radcliffe, and Governor John Hickenlooper. We also highlight some fun moments with our panelists.

Duration: 00:49:03


Jerry Rice

8/12/2017
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Jerry Rice, NFL Hall of Famer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Duration: 00:49:37

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