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Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell
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Podcasts

  • Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:03pm

    Actor Patrick Stewart joins us along with panelists Charlie Pierce, Shelby Fero, and Tom Bodett.

  • Saturday, December 6, 2014 12:03pm

    Max Weinberg, drummer with the E Street Band, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Faith Salie, and Mo Rocca.

  • Saturday, November 29, 2014 12:03pm

    A compliation of our favorite bits from recent shows, including violinist Itzhak Perlman, comedian Amy Schumer, as well as highlights from panelists Paula Poundstone and Maz Jobrani.

  • Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:04pm

    Andy Cohen joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and P.J. O'Rourke.

  • Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:04pm

    Actor Ron Perlman joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:34 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat December 13, 2014 9:59 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time to move on to our final game, "Lightning Fill-In-The-Blank. Each of our players now has 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, could you give us the scores.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:34 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat December 13, 2014 9:59 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:34 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat December 13, 2014 9:59 am

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Now panel, what souvenir did the royal couple bring home? Charlie Pierce?

CHARLIE PIERCE: His and hers genuine Rolex watches that they found at a great price on a card table along Seventh Avenue.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Shelby Fero?

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8:14 am
Sat December 6, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat December 6, 2014 10:56 am

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Now panel, what is next for the Girl Scouts? Mr. Mo Rocca.

MO ROCCA: The Thin Mint will be renamed the Not Necessarily Thin Because Girl Scouts Don't Body Shame Mint.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Faith.

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8:14 am
Sat December 6, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat December 6, 2014 10:56 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now on to our final game Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:14 am
Sat December 6, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat December 6, 2014 10:56 am

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9:31 am
Sat November 29, 2014

Menage A Mouse

Originally published on Sat November 29, 2014 9:51 am

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BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: We'll finish our special Thanksgiving show with one more thing to be thankful for. You're not a laboratory mouse.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Although, as we reported last summer, there are bright spots to a lab mouse's life.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

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9:31 am
Sat November 29, 2014

Address Your Letters To Maz Jobrani

Originally published on Sat November 29, 2014 9:51 am

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No coverage of foreign affairs would be complete without checking in with our own international bureau, the man who can imitate any foreign accent in a way that perfectly inspires the rage of people who are actually from those places. That's Mr. Maz Jobrani.

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9:31 am
Sat November 29, 2014

World Leader Pretend

Originally published on Sat November 29, 2014 9:51 am

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BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago this is WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME, the NPR News quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. And here's your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:23 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat November 22, 2014 9:58 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:23 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat November 22, 2014 9:58 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:23 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat November 22, 2014 9:58 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:29 am
Sat November 15, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat November 15, 2014 9:37 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:29 am
Sat November 15, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat November 15, 2014 9:39 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:29 am
Sat November 15, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat November 15, 2014 9:39 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:48 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Prediction

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Now panel, what will be the first thing that Obama and the new Republican Congress agree on? Bobcat Goldthwait.

BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT: Limits on mouse hunting permits for cats.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Somewhat random, but good. Faith Salie.

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9:48 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

It is now time for our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:48 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Limericks

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9:55 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Prediction

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Now panel, what will be the big costume next year? Mr. Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: After his highly logical, science-based comments this week, it will be ex-Pope Francis.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Alonzo Bodden.

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9:55 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it is time to go on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as they can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:55 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Limericks

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10:44 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat October 25, 2014 10:45 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now onto our final game, Lightning Filled in the Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as they can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:44 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat October 25, 2014 10:45 am

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10:39 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat October 25, 2014 10:45 am

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Now panel, who will be the next czar at the White House? Brian Babylon.

BRIAN BABYLON: It's going to be Florence Henderson, and she will be the MILF czar.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: We will leave that undefined. Amy Dickinson.

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10:42 am
Sat October 18, 2014

Prediction

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Now panel, what will be the next big debate controversy after the fan? Faith Salie.

FAITH SALIE: The wind machines on Senator Cory Booker's backup dancers.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

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10:42 am
Sat October 18, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now on to our final game "Lighting Fill In The Blank." Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:42 am
Sat October 18, 2014

Limericks

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7:59 am
Sat October 11, 2014

We Ask Australian Baz Luhrmann About Austria

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 8:12 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Back at the end of last year, we spoke to Baz Luhrmann, the Australian director of such over the top sagas as "Moulin Rouge" and the recent "The Great Gatsby" with Leonardo DiCaprio.

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7:59 am
Sat October 11, 2014

Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Gets Quizzed On Downhill Cheese Races

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 8:12 am

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BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME, the NPR News quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis, and here's your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

(APPLAUSE)

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7:59 am
Sat October 11, 2014

Brat Pack Member Rob Lowe Gets Quizzed On Bratwurst

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 8:12 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now we'll go right from somebody accomplished and interesting to a pure hunk of eye candy.

BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: Why thank you, Peter.

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