Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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Peter Sagal

NPR's oddly informative news quiz program provides a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers. Callers, panelists and guests compete by answering questions.

Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:36 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Thu January 2, 2014 11:57 am

Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what will be the silver lining of the government shutdown? Roxanne Roberts.

ROXANNE ROBERTS: Tea Party conservatives, using their spare time, will pick up that nice autobiography of Shirley Jones and will be so shocked they will be unable to speak for a week.

(LAUGHTER)

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: Could happen. Charlie Pierce.

CHARLIE PIERCE: Next on C-SPAN, Booktalk with Brian Lamm and Honey Boo Boo.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: And Maz Jobrani.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:36 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat October 5, 2013 10:04 am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:36 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Limericks

Originally published on Sat October 5, 2013 10:04 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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-WAIT-WAIT. That's 1-88-924-8924. Or click the contact us link on our website waitwait.npr.org. You can find out there about attending our weekly live shows here at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago and our first ever show in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 24th and in Elkhart, Indiana on November 21. Hi, you're on WAIT, WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:21 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Sat September 28, 2013 1:18 pm

Our panelists predict will be done with the new island off Pakistan.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:21 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat September 28, 2013 1:18 pm

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:21 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Limericks

Originally published on Sat September 28, 2013 1:18 pm

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Swiffer for men; magic bus; you call your mom with that phone?

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:19 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Sat September 21, 2013 9:36 am

Our panelists predict what Google will do once they conquer death.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:19 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Thu January 2, 2014 11:57 am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:19 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Limericks

Originally published on Sat September 21, 2013 9:36 am

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Falconer of the Bride, Sippy Flask and The Man With Six Pack Abs.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:28 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Sat September 14, 2013 11:32 am

Now that he's done his New York Times op-ed, our panelists predict what Vladimir Putin will write a column about next.

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