Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Listeners vie for a chance to win the most coveted prize in radio: having official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine.

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Panelist Round

20 hours ago
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Lastly, let's listen back to an interview that is on point for a disaster of a year. We talked to Craig Fugate, who runs the Federal Emergency Management Agency back in May. And I asked him about his qualifications for the job.

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

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

We here at WAIT WAIT... do what we do for one reason, and it has nothing to do with you. It's because we get to talk to famous people who otherwise would never give us the time of day.

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Prediction

Aug 13, 2016
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 13, 2016
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Limericks

Aug 13, 2016
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Lightning Fill-In-The-Blank

Aug 6, 2016
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Prediction

Aug 6, 2016
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Limericks

Aug 6, 2016
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Panel Round 2

Aug 6, 2016
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Prediction

Jul 30, 2016
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 30, 2016
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Limericks

Jul 30, 2016
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Prediction

Jul 23, 2016
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 23, 2016
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Limericks

Jul 23, 2016
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Prediction

Jul 16, 2016
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 16, 2016
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Limericks

Jul 16, 2016
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Prediction

Jul 2, 2016
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 2, 2016
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Limericks

Jul 2, 2016
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Limericks

Jun 25, 2016
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Prediction

Jun 25, 2016
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