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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Last updated: Sunday, February 01 2015 07:05 AM

U.S. Senator Jon Tester from Montana

Saturday, January 31 2015 10:00 PM

Senator Jon Tester from Montana joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Tom Bodett, and Peter Grosz.

BONUS: Bill Kurtis Demands the Funk

Thursday, January 29 2015 07:59 PM

For this week's bonus episode, our own Bill Kurtis hops aboard the P-Funk Mothership to spread the gospel of funk throughout the galaxy.

George Clinton

Saturday, January 24 2015 12:23 AM

Musician George Clinton joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Alonzo Bodden, and P.J. O'Rourke.

BONUS: Dame Edna Mourns a Loss and Bill Kurtis is 2 Fast 2 Furious

Wednesday, January 21 2015 07:23 PM

Every week, we bring you a mini-episode containing outtakes, unaired material, and other bits and pieces of our show that we find lying around. It's like a hot dog podcast, and it's our way of saying thanks for being so good to us.


This week, we've got Dame Edna offering marriage advice and Bill Kurtis telling us that it's more than just love that makes a Subaru a Subaru.

Dame Edna Everedge

Saturday, January 17 2015 07:03 PM

Dame Edna Everedge, international superstar of stage and screen, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Ophira Eisenberg, and Roxanne Roberts.

BONUS: Paula Poundstone Discovers the Selfie Stick

Wednesday, January 14 2015 11:05 PM

In this special, never-before-heard bonus clip, Paula Poundstone discovers the magic of the selfie stick.

Author and ex-CIA officer Robert Baer

Saturday, January 10 2015 07:03 PM

Robert Baer joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and Brian Babylon.

Best of 2014 Part Two

Saturday, January 03 2015 10:13 PM

WWDTM continued to look back at the year 2014, plus we play highlights of Carl's last shows before he became Scorekeeper Emeritus.

Best of 2014 Part One

Saturday, December 27 2014 10:13 PM

Peter and Bill reminisce about what made 2014 so darn memorable.

Jenny Slate

Saturday, December 20 2014 07:05 PM

Comedian Jenny Slate joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Maz Jobrani, and Roxanne Roberts.