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

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Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is an hour-long weekly radio news panel game show produced by Chicago Public Radio and National Public Radio. It is distributed by NPR in the United States, internationally on NPR Worldwide and on the Internet via podcast.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:38 am
Sat February 7, 2015

Prediction

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the next old-timey antique to come roaring back? Maz Jobrani.

MAZ JOBRANI: Another old-timey disease-infested thing making a comeback will be Paris Hilton.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Reza Aslan.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:12 am
Sat February 7, 2015

Not My Job: Fashion Guru Simon Doonan Gets Quizzed On Microsoft Windows

Originally published on Sat February 7, 2015 7:38 am

Unlike a lot of people, Simon Doonan does windows. He first rose to fame designing the famous display windows at the Barneys clothing boutique in New York, and has gone on to be their Creative Ambassador at large. He's written many books about his life in fashion — including his latest, The Asylum: A collage of couture reminiscences ... and hysteria.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:00 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 7:33 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the big surprise out of the Super Bowl? Tom Bodett.

TOM BODETT: In his post-game interview, Marshawn Lynch will not be able to shut up about meeting Katy Perry.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:00 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 7:33 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time to move on to our final game, Lighting 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 me the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:00 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 7:33 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:08 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 24, 2015 7:26 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists how the New England Patriots will cheat to win the Super Bowl. Now panel, how will the Patriots cheat their way to victory in the Super Bowl? PJ O'Rourke.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:08 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 24, 2015 7:26 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

It's time to move on to our final game, Lighting Fill In The Blank. Each of our players now has 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?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:08 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 24, 2015 7:26 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 7:14 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the next mistake the White House admits to? Ophira Eisenberg.

OPHIRA EISENBERG, BYLINE: Trying to pass high-speed Internet and paid sick days because the entire nation is just going to stay home and download Netflix.

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 7:14 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 7:14 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:39 am
Sat January 10, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 10, 2015 7:27 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:39 am
Sat January 10, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 10, 2015 7:27 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:39 am
Sat January 10, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 10, 2015 7:27 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:05 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Secrets Of The Amazon Dot Com

Originally published on Sat January 3, 2015 7:57 am

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

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: Thanks everybody.

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