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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.

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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Chicago, IL

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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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@waitwait

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English

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


Episodes

Rian Johnson

1/13/2018
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Rian Johnson, writer and director of The Last Jedi, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong, and Adam Felber.

Duration: 00:48:52


Best of WWDTM with Lindy West

1/6/2018
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Writer Lindy West joins in on this second Best of 2017 along with Ryan Dempster and Jerry Rice. We also feature some never-before-aired material.

Duration: 00:49:07


Best of WWDTM with Lars Ulrich

12/30/2017
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Lars Ulrich, drummer from Metallica, joins in on the Best of WWDTM 2017. Others include Mavis Staples, Ina Garten, and Stephen Colbert.

Duration: 00:50:15


Bradley Whitford

12/23/2017
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Bradley Whitford, actor, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration: 00:50:01


Katy Tur

12/16/2017
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Katy Tur, NBC News Correspondent, joins us along with guest host Mike Pesca and panelists Mo Rocca, Negin Farsad, and Tom Bodett.

Duration: 00:49:51


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

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