Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me

Saturdays, 10am - 11am
Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:24 am
Sat October 27, 2012

Limericks

Transcript

DREW CAREY, HOST:

Coming up, it's Lightning Fill in the Blank, but first, it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-Wait-Wait, that's 1-888-924-8924. Or, click the contact us link on our website waitwait.npr.org.

There you can find out about attending our weekly live shows here at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago and our upcoming show in Milwaukee November 15th. Hi, you're on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!

MARK TRENTESEAUX: Hello. My name is Mark Trenteseaux.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:07 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Prediction

Originally published on Sat October 27, 2012 10:24 am

Our panelists will predict who will be the next superhero to make a major life change.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:07 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Originally published on Sat October 27, 2012 10:24 am

Our panelists tell us three stories of newfangled punishments, only one of which is true.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:07 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat October 27, 2012 10:24 am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:04 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Just a Pretty Face, Like 'N Sync But Tinier, Flatscreen Flatline.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:04 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: First up: A Yankee tries to get to first base.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:04 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Who's Carl This Time?

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Barack Strikes Back; Dopestrong; The Fall Guy.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
7:04 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Aging Gracefully, What Will the Dog Eat Now, Smellular Phones, and Turn It Down.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:05 am
Sat October 13, 2012

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Plays Not My Job

Sesame Street's Elmo and master puppeteer Kevin Clash play our game called "Shut up! Shut up! I'm Going to Cut Your Mike!" Three stories about Bill O'Reilly taken from an article in GQ.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:42 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Actor Tom Hanks Plays Not My Job

Originally published on Sat October 13, 2012 10:05 am

Oscar-winning actor and star of The Da Vinci Code, Tom Hanks, plays our game called "You're the meanest, cruelest, nastiest drunkest lout in Hollywood." Three questions about some of Hollywood's biggest louts.

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