Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! from NPR

Saturdays 11AM-12PM and Sundays 10AM–11AM (2nd airing)
Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's Peabody-award-winning weekly hour-long humorous quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:02 am
Sat April 21, 2012

Writer Susan Orlean Plays Not My Job

Originally published on Sat April 21, 2012 12:03 pm

New Yorker staff writer and author of the Orchid Thief and the recent biography of movie canine Rin Tin Tin takes a quiz on other things that sound like "Rin Tin Tin": Tintin, Tauntaun and TomTom. (Rebroadcast from Dec. 3, 2011)

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Prediction

Originally published on Sat April 14, 2012 5:30 am

Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, how will Ozzie Guillen upset Miamians next time? Alonzo Bodden?

ALONZO BODDEN: Ozzie's going to lose his accent and when they can understand what he's saying, there's really going to be trouble.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Jessi Klein?

JESSI KLEIN: He will be caught on tape saying he loves everything about Florida except the old people.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: And Mo Rocca?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Who's Carl This Time

Carl reads three quotes from the weeks news: A Grand Old Sendoff, March Madness and a Major League Misstep.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Don't Text and Maul.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell us three stories of life before the Internet, only one of which is true.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: A Bus For When You Feel Like You've Been Hit By a Bus, Slider Sommelier and an Adorable Expiration Date.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Take This Job And Shove It, Some Assembly Required and You Want Who?

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

Prediction

Now that they've sanctioned strip searches for speeding tickets, our panelists predict what will be the next surprising Supreme Court ruling.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

Who's Carl This Time

Carl reads three quotes from the week's news: A Surprising Revelation About the GOP Front-Runner; The Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Clean Undies; Palin vs. Couric Round 2.

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