Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! http://wuwm.com en Prediction http://wuwm.com/post/prediction-53 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Prediction&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNDE5MTcxMDEyMTgwMzY4Njc5YmU4NQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Now panel, what will be that next bit of welcome good news? Brian Babylon.<p>BRIAN BABYLON: The Gap's going to announce they're going to release a pair of cheap pants for people who are half-ass.<p>(APPLAUSE)<p>SAGAL: That would be good news. I would like that. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 36896 at http://wuwm.com Lightning Fill In The Blank http://wuwm.com/post/lightning-fill-blank-55 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Lightning+Fill+In+The+Blank&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNDE5MTcxMDEyMTgwMzY4Njc5YmU4NQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>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?<p>BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: Brian and Luke have two apiece. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 36897 at http://wuwm.com Limericks http://wuwm.com/post/limericks-53 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Limericks&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNDE5MTcxMDEyMTgwMzY4Njc5YmU4NQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank. But first, it's a game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you would like to play on air, call and leave a message 1-888-WAIT-WAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924 - or click the contact us link on our website, waitwait.npr.org. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 36898 at http://wuwm.com Prediction http://wuwm.com/post/prediction-52 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Now panel, where will the next giant hole show up? Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:10:00 +0000 editor 36405 at http://wuwm.com Lightning Fill In The Blank http://wuwm.com/post/lightning-fill-blank-54 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Now on to 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?<p>BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: Bobcat has one, Roxanne and Roy are tied with three.<p>(APPLAUSE)<p>SAGAL: So it's Bobcat.<p>BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT: Are you sure? I don't even remember getting one.<p>SAGAL: Bobcat, you're in third-place. You're up first. The clock will start when I begin your first question. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:10:00 +0000 editor 36406 at http://wuwm.com Limericks http://wuwm.com/post/limericks-52 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>'Cause how often does that happen? Hi, you're on WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME.<p>CARLA: Hi.<p>SAGAL: Hi, who's this?<p>CARLA: My name is Carla.<p>SAGAL: Hey, Carla. Where are you calling from?<p>CARLA: I'm in Charlotte, North Carolina.<p>SAGAL: Oh, that's awesome. Charlotte is a great place.<p>CARLA: Woo, I just heard somebody yell.<p>BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT: In your house? Get out.<p>SAGAL: Carla, welcome to the show. Bill Kurtis is going to read you three news-related limericks with the last word or phrase missing from each. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:10:00 +0000 editor 36407 at http://wuwm.com Prediction http://wuwm.com/post/prediction-51 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Now, panel, whose private letters will embarrass them next? Brian Babylon.<p>BRIAN BABYLON: All right, they're going to find Harry Potter's private diary where he admits he wanted to be down with Slytherin the whole time.<p>(LAUGHTER)<p>SAGAL: Woah. Paula Poundstone.<p>PAULA POUNDSTONE: The von Trapp family will suffer the shame of this release; dear Captain von Trapp, I would like a raise. The kids keep singing. It's really bothering me.<p>(LAUGHTER)<p>SAGAL: And Mr. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:56:00 +0000 editor 35843 at http://wuwm.com Lightning Fill In The Blank http://wuwm.com/post/lightning-fill-blank-53 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>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?<p>BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: Well, Paula has four. Brian and Tom have two.<p>SAGAL: Oh, my goodness, Paula.<p>(APPLAUSE)<p>PAULA POUNDSTONE: Woah.<p>BRIAN BABYLON: Man.<p>POUNDSTONE: It's the altitude.<p>SAGAL: Well, we flipped a coin, and Tom was elected to go first. So here we go. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:56:00 +0000 editor 35844 at http://wuwm.com Limericks http://wuwm.com/post/limericks-51 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank. But first, it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1(888) WAITWAIT. That's 1(888) 924-8924. Or click the Contact Us link on our website waitwait.npr.org. There, you can find out about attending our weekly live shows back at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Illinois, and check out the latest "How To Do Everything" podcast. This week, Mike and Ian expose the shocking secret habits of Chicago Cubs fans. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:56:00 +0000 editor 35845 at http://wuwm.com Guess The Newsmaker http://wuwm.com/post/guess-newsmaker Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Last year with Paula Poundstone, Maz Jobrani and Faith Salie, we decided to bring back an old game.<p>BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: Was it rounders, marbles, kick the can, conkers, memblety peg, huckle buckle beanstalk?<p>(APPLAUSE)<p>SAGAL: No, actually, Bill. Although they all sounds like great fun. Let's let Carl explain.<p>KURTIS: Guess the News Maker.<p>SAGAL: So it's time to welcome to our show one Ricardo Baca. Ricardo, welcome to WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME.<p>RICARDO BACA: Hey, thanks a lot.<p>SAGAL: Now, panelists, Mr. Baca here, Ricardo, has a new job. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:08:00 +0000 editor 35346 at http://wuwm.com