Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.

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January 22, 2022 48 min
Actor Brian Cox, who plays Logan Roy on HBO's Succession, answers three questions about suck sessions, or vacuum cleaning. He is joined by panelists Mo Rocca, Paula Poundstone and Cristela Alonzo.
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Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves plays our game called, "O, Say Can You See." Three questions about national anthems. She is joined by panelists Maz Jobrani, Helen Hong, and Emmy Blotnick.
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January 8, 2022 49 min
Astronaut Woody Hoburg, part of NASA's Artemis program, plays our game called, "Dance With These Stars!" He is joined by panelists Peter Grosz, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
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January 1, 2022 47 min
WWDTM rings in the new year with some of our favorite moments from 2021, with Martin Short, Robin and Brook Lopez, Jane Kaczmarek, and André de Shields. Plus we feature some new moments with our panelists.
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December 29, 2021 29 min
Peter Sagal and Emma Choi reminisce about their favorite WWDTM moments from the past year.
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December 25, 2021 48 min
It's our Christmas Spectacular with Bowen Yang, Lindsey Vonn, Elizabeth Warren, and Symone. Plus there's a shiny new Bluff the Listener game and other never-before-heard material.
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December 18, 2021 48 min
Keke Palmer, actor, singer and author of the new Kindle book Southern Belle Insults, plays our game about palm readers. She is joined by panelists Faith Salie, Mo Rocca, and Tom Bodett.
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December 11, 2021 48 min
Bashir and Sultan Salahuddin, creators and stars of HBO Max's South Side, play our game called "Welcome to the Real South Side!" Three questions about Antarctica. They are joined by panelists Cristela Alonzo, Luke Burbank and Maeve Higgins.
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December 4, 2021 47 min
Musical theater legend Audra McDonald plays our game about Burger King. She is joined by panelists Adam Burke, Maz Jobrani and Karen Chee.
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November 27, 2021 48 min
Stephen Fry, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jen Psaki, and Chris Bosh are featured along with some never-before-heard moments with our panelists.
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November 20, 2021 47 min
Brook and Robin Lopez, twin brothers playing in the NBA, play our game called "Lopez's Meet the Low Prezzes," Three questions about the shortest US Presidents. They are joined by panelists Hari Kondabolu, Adam Felber and Atsuko Okatsuka.
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November 13, 2021 49 min
Actor and Environmental Activist Ed Begley Jr. plays our game called "Ed Begley Jr. Meet Bee Movie Sr" three questions about The Bee Movie. He is joined by panelists Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden, and Emmy Blotnick.
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November 6, 2021 48 min
Chance The Rapper plays our game called, "Chance, Meet Community Chest," three questions about Monopoly. He is joined by panelists Bobcat Goldthwait, Brian Babylon and Negin Farsad at the Harris Theater in Chicago.
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October 30, 2021 48 min
Hockey All-Star P.K. Subban plays our game called, "That's Icing! Delicious Icing!" Three questions about bakeries. He is joined by guest host Negin Farsad and panelists Amy Dickinson, Josh Gondelman, and Peter Grosz.
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October 23, 2021 49 min
Clint and Ron Howard, authors of the new memoir, The Boys, play our game called, "Mayberry, Maybe Not Berry." They are joined by panelists Maz Jobrani, Alonzo Bodden, and Karen Chee.
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October 16, 2021 47 min
We look back on our time with Joel McHale, Dr. Ellen Stofan, Tariq Trotter, and Phillpa Soo. Plus we share more of our time with Dulcé Sloan from our live performace in Philadelphia last August.
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October 9, 2021 47 min
Ilana Glazer, co-star and co-creator of Broad City, plays our game about different kinds of glazers: donuts. She is joined by panelists Adam Burke, Helen Hong and Roxanne Roberts.
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October 2, 2021 48 min
Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA plays our game called, "Ooh, Tang!": three questions about NASA's favorite orange drink. He is joined by panelists Josh Gondelman, Negin Farsad and Emmy Blotnick.
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September 25, 2021 48 min
Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live cast member, plays our game called "Monday Through Friday Night Live" about local TV news. He is joined by panelists Hari Kondabolu, Roy Blount Jr and Faith Salie.
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September 18, 2021 48 min
Yamiche Alcindor, host of PBS's "Washington Week", plays our game about the week's washing: laundry. She is joined by panelists Cristela Alonzo, Brian Babylon and Tom Papa.
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