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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!

Jonathan Adler

Sunday, May 03 2015 03:35 AM

Designer and potter Jonathan Adler joins us along with panelists PJ O'Rourke, Roxanne Roberts and Brian Babylon.

BONUS: Richard Price Belittles Himself

Wednesday, April 29 2015 03:00 PM

In this week's podcast extra, author and Not My Job guest Richard Price explains why he really got into writing crime fiction. WARNING: While this episode doesn't contain any explicit language it still may not be something you want your younger kids to hear. Frankly, we're not sure if children should be listening to our show at all, as it may result in them thinking of Peter Sagal as a role model, and nothing could be more detrimental to humanity's future.

Bruce Eric Kaplan

Saturday, April 25 2015 09:00 PM

Writer and New Yorker Cartoonist Bruce Eric Kaplan (AKA BEK) joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Peter Grosz and Aparna Nancherla.

Dick Flavin

Saturday, April 18 2015 09:00 PM

Dick Flavin, PA announcer and poet laureate for the Boston Red Sox, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Maz Jobrani, and Tom Bodett.

Best of Not My Job

Saturday, April 11 2015 09:00 PM

We revisit some of our recent encounters with Amy Tan, Misty Copeland, Rob Lowe, Mikaela Shiffrin, and Baz Luhrmann.

Bonus: Paula's Password Problem

Wednesday, April 08 2015 10:00 PM

For this week's podcast extra, Paula takes a stand against having to come up with numerous unique passwords for her online accounts. WARNING: This episode contains explicit language and implicit laughter.

Jeremy Piven

Saturday, April 04 2015 09:00 PM

Actor Jeremy Piven joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, P.J. O'Rourke, and Adam Felber.

Matt Weiner

Saturday, March 28 2015 09:00 PM

Matt Weiner, creator of Mad Men, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Brian Babylon, and Moshe Kasher.

Bonus: Breaking the Breakfast Rule

Thursday, March 26 2015 05:24 PM

In this week's bonus Podcast, Peter and Miles explain Wait Wait's 'Breakfast Rule', and then show you a perfect example of our panelists not just breaking it, but setting it on fire and dancing on the ashes.

Richard Price, author

Saturday, March 21 2015 09:00 PM

Author Richard Price joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Mo Rocca, and Gabe Liedman.