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!
5:11 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 11:10 am

Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

We want to remind everybody they can join us here most weeks at the Chase Bank Auditorium. For tickets and more information, go to wbez.org, or you can find a link at our website: waitwait.npr.org. Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news.

Roxanne, the U.S. Olympic uniforms were unveiled this week. Ralph Lauren designed them. They're supposed to represent the best of American values. But some are upset with these outfits. Why?

ROXANNE ROBERTS: Because they were made in China.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:11 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 11:10 am

Our panelists tell us three stories of a celebrity workplace hazard, only one of which is true.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:11 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Panel Round Two

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 11:10 am

More questions for the panel: We All Scream, Buzzkill and Something's Fishy.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:11 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Limericks

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 11:10 am

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Making A Splash, Apocalypse Realty and Putting the "Big" in Big Toe.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:11 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 11:10 am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:11 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Prediction

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 11:10 am

Our panelists predict what will be the big surprise at the Olympic Opening Ceremonies in a couple weeks.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:11 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Who's Carl This Time?

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 11:10 am

Carl reads three quotes from the week's news: A Chilly Reception, Tour de Courtroom, and An Amicable Split.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:44 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

What's Carl This Time?

Originally published on Sat July 7, 2012 12:11 pm

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell, and here's your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium, in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl. Thanks everybody. We have got a special show for you all today. It's our second ever Listener Request show, in which we asked via Twitter and our blog, to tell us what you're favorite WAIT WAIT moments were from the last year or so.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:44 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Rapper Ice-T Takes A Quiz On Pantyhose

Andrew H. Walker Getty Images

Originally published on Sat July 7, 2012 12:11 pm

Ice-T has made a name for himself in rap, metal, breakdance movies, video games, and, most recently, on Law and Order: SVU. We're hoping to pitch him on our new idea for a TV show: Law and Order: NPR, in which we solve crimes and then encourage the still traumatized but grateful victims to pledge at any level.

Ice-T appeared in the documentary Pimps Up, Ho's Down, so we've invited him to play a game called "Pimps Up, Pantyhose Down." Three questions about a different kind of hos(e.)

Originally broadcast on May 15, 2010

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4:44 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Rhyme Tyme

Originally published on Sat July 7, 2012 12:11 pm

Transcript

CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell, and here again is your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl. Thank you everybody, you're so great. So this week, we're turning the producer's chair over to you, as we broadcast the segments and moments from the show that you told us you most wanted to hear again.

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