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!

Last updated: Thursday, April 02 2015 06:58 AM

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.

BONUS: Paula Poundstone Stumps for Rick Scott

Wednesday, March 18 2015 05:41 PM

In this week's bonus clip, Paula Poundstone comes up with the perfect slogan for Florida Governor Rick Scott's reelection campaign.

Trombone Shorty

Saturday, March 14 2015 09:00 PM

New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Robert Earl Keen

Saturday, March 07 2015 10:00 PM

Singer-song writer Robert Earl Keen joins us along with panelists Kyrie O'Conner, Charlie Pierce, and Faith Salie.

BONUS: Leonard Nimoy Plays Not My Job

Wednesday, March 04 2015 03:59 PM

For this week's bonus episode, we revist our 2008 interview with actor, poet, photographer, and all-around wonderful human being Leonard Nimoy. He was, and always shall be, our friend.

Marky Ramone

Saturday, February 28 2015 10:00 PM

Marky Ramone, drummer for The Ramones, joins us along with panelists Ophira Eisenberg, Brian Babylon, and Adam Felber.

Best of Not My Job

Saturday, February 21 2015 10:00 PM

WWDTM plays favorite recent guests Florence Henderson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rick Steves, and Dale Watson. We also bring Paula Poundstone up to date on the latest advances in selfie technology.

BONUS: A Surprise for Peter

Thursday, February 19 2015 08:15 PM

In this week's bonus episode, Peter Sagal gets a special surprise from one of our intrepid call-in contestants.