Wait Wait... Don't Tell me

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For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Listeners vie for a chance to win the most coveted prize in radio: having official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine.

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is co-produced by NPR and WBEZ, Chicago.

Limericks

Sep 24, 2016
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Prediction

Sep 24, 2016
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what will be the big surprise out of Monday's debate? Maz Jobrani.

MAZ JOBRANI: That Donald Trump was born in Kenya.

(LAUGHTER, APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 24, 2016
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Prediction

Sep 17, 2016
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 17, 2016
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Limericks

Sep 17, 2016
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Prediction

Sep 10, 2016
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Lightning Fill-In-The-Blank

Sep 10, 2016
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Limericks

Sep 10, 2016
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Prediction

Sep 3, 2016
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