Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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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: Bill Kurtis

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 19, 2015
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Limericks

Dec 19, 2015
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Prediction

Dec 12, 2015
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Now panel, what will be the big surprise in the new "Star Wars" movie? Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: Moviegoers will meet the new face of evil, Darth Vader's second cousin, Don Vader, whose helmet is made of a weird comb-over and who keeps talking about deporting all the wookies.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 12, 2015
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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?

Limericks

Dec 12, 2015
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Prediction

Dec 5, 2015
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Now panel, where might that Mark Zuckerman money be going? Maz Jobrani.

MAZ JOBRANI: He will fund a new social media site where people recognize each other from the backside called, Butt Facebook.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Paula Poundstone.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 5, 2015
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Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill in the Blank. Each of our players...

PAULA POUNDSTONE: It's my favorite part.

Limericks

Dec 5, 2015
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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. And here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

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In Chicago now, nobody loves anything as much as they love the Cubs. For over a century, it has been America's longest-lasting dysfunctional relationship.

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. And here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 21, 2015
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Limericks

Nov 21, 2015
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Prediction

Nov 21, 2015
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Prediction

Nov 14, 2015
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In just a minute, we'll ask our panelists to predict once this Christmas cup thing is behind us, what will be the next big controversy at Starbucks?

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