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Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me! : About

Airs Saturdays at 11am on 93.9 FM and AM 820, and Sundays at 4pm on 93.9 FM

From the makers of Car Talk its Wait, Wait… Don't Tell Me! The NPR News Quiz, a fast-paced, fresh and funny look at current affairs and the week's events. Host Peter Sagal leads a group of guest panelists, NPR personalities and listeners through a series of games designed to test their knowledge of the week's news and their wit. NPR's renowned morning news reader, Carl Kasell, serves as judge and scorekeeper and the listeners play for the most coveted prize in public radio: Carl's voice on their home answering machines!

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Latest Stories from Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!

Best of Not My Job: The Teen Beat Edition

Saturday, August 29 2015 10:00 PM

It's the Best of Not My Job with teen heart-throbs Daniel Radcliffe, Brooke Shields, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, and Lance Bass.

The Science Show

Saturday, August 22 2015 10:00 PM

It's the Best of Not My Job based on the scientific principles of energy, space, rhymes, fashion, and spying, featuring Robert Baer, Sunita Williams, Simon Doonan, and Ernest Moniz. In addition, Paula Poundstone questions the scientific method.

BONUS: Ari Shapiro reviews "King Lear with Sheep"

Wednesday, August 19 2015 05:00 PM

On this week's bonus episode, NPR's own Ari Shapiro risks overdosing on adorable in order to bring us his review of the fabled King Lear with Sheep.

Dwight Yoakam

Saturday, August 15 2015 10:00 PM

Dwight Yoakam, singer-songwriter, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Charlie Pierce, and Roy Blount Jr.

Starlee Kine

Saturday, August 08 2015 10:00 PM

Starlee Kine, host of the podcast Mystery Show, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Maz Jobrani, and Alonzo Bodden.

Chance the Rapper

Saturday, August 01 2015 10:00 PM

Chance the Rapper, hiphop artist, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Brian Babylon, and Mo Rocca.

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

Saturday, July 25 2015 10:00 PM

Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy, the Surgeon General of the U.S., joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Adam Felber, and Paula Poundstone.

Best of Not My Job

Saturday, July 18 2015 10:00 PM

We honor the moms, real and imagined, who have inspired us: Florence Henderson, Alice Cooper, Shirley Jones, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Dame Edna.

Terry Gross

Saturday, July 11 2015 10:00 PM

Terry Gross, public radio host, joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Peter Grosz, and Tom Bodett.

All Animal Edition

Saturday, July 04 2015 10:00 PM

Kevin Fitzgerald, Rich Schwartz, and our panelists share their love and wonder of the animal kingdom.