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Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

Monday, March 30, 2015

Editor's Note: This story was originally published in April 2014.

Why is this Sandwich Monday different from all other Sandwich Mondays? In honor of Passover, I introduced my non-Jewish colleagues to the wonders of the Passover lunch.

It's not the Seder meal, but what I might have brought to school ...

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Sandwich Monday: Burger King's YUMBO

Monday, March 23, 2015

Nobody is more excited about Burger King's new Chicken Fries — fried chicken strips shaped and served like french fries — than Burger King. The workers at the Chicago store we visited were all dressed in large, sacklike yellow Chicken Fries T-shirts, and a chicken mascot cavorted on the electronic ...

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Sandwich Monday: The Thanksgiving Hot Durkey

Monday, November 24, 2014

Olson is a marketing company that promises its clients it will "revolutionize engagement" with its customers. In the case of client Oscar Meyer, this meant sending us eight packs of hot dogs, a loaf of bread, toothpicks, twine and instructions on how to make "the Hot Durkey," in the hope ...

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Sandwich Monday: The Pizza Cake

Monday, September 29, 2014

I generally don't like cake, because it is too sweet, too bland in texture, and doesn't have enough pork products. So I was excited to see this recipe pop up on Buzzfeed.

I happened to have the main ingredients at hand — dough, sauce, pepperoni, cheese and existential despair, ...

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'Wait Wait' Celebrates Carl Kasell, Our Official Judge and Scorekeeper

Friday, May 09, 2014

For 30 years, Carl anchored the newscast for Morning Edition, and in 1998 he became Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me's official scorekeeper. His last show will air on May 17. Following that, Carl will become Scorekeeper Emeritus and will continue to record voice mail greetings for our winners. In ...

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Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

Monday, April 14, 2014

Why is this Sandwich Monday different from all other Sandwich Mondays? In honor of Passover, I introduced my non-Jewish colleagues to the wonders of the Passover lunch.

It's not the Seder meal, but what I might have brought to school for lunch back in the 1970s, when the affluent Jews ...

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Sandwich Monday: Snail Sausage Sandwich

Monday, April 07, 2014

At Publican Quality Meats of Chicago, chefs make their famous snail sausage by leaving a hot dog bun out in the garden near the lettuces, waiting a bit, then snapping the bun shut.

Snails aren't good at fast getaways. Actually, Publican takes its pork sausage recipe and adds snail ...

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Peter Sagal of NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me: The Sporkful Interview

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

It's all fun, food, and wacky facts, when Peter Sagal of NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! joins Dan for a wide-ranging conversation on many of the most pressing issues of the day.

Sandwich Monday: PB&J Fries

Monday, August 19, 2013

Canadians have given us so much, from the BlackBerry, a kind of phone your parents' older friends used to use, to Leslie Hope, the lady who played Kiefer Sutherland's wife in Season 1 of 24. But perhaps towering above all is poutine, which translated from the Quebecois is "stuff poured ...

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Sandwich Monday: Fried Peanut Butter And Banana

Monday, May 06, 2013

It's strange to find a Fried Peanut Butter and Banana sandwich, famous as Elvis Presley's favorite, on a restaurant menu, given its effect on Elvis. It's like finding a store selling an Isadora Duncan commemorative scarf.

Nonetheless, freelance radio producer Melissa LaCasse and I decided to try the one offered ...

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Ray Bradbury: Finding Our Reflections Where We Didn't Expect Them

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Peter Sagal remembers Ray Bradbury as one of the writers who wrote the stories of his science-fiction childhood. He notes that the author was always showing us "our reflections in very strange places."

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Don't Wait!

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Peter Sagal, host of Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me, a weekly news quiz show on NPR and author of the new book The Book of Vice: Very Naughty Things (and How to Do Them) (HarperEntertainment 2007), co-hosts a news quiz with Brian and talks about bad habits and why ...

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Don’t Wait!

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Peter Sagal, host of NPR's "Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!" weekly news quiz show, talks about his new Book of Vice and tries to help savvy listeners win Brian’s voice on their answering machine during a Brian Lehrer Show News Quiz. Also, take part in our latest crowdsourcing project, ...