Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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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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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 3, 2016

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Limericks

Sep 3, 2016

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Bill Lee was a successful pitcher in the major leagues for many years — he played for the Boston Red Sox in the 1970s and the Montreal Expos in the early 1980s. Known for his outspoken nature and his unconventional left-handed pitch, he ended up with the nickname "Spaceman." We've invited the Spaceman to answer three questions about actor Kevin Spacey. Click the audio link above to hear how he does. Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. PETER SAGAL, HOST: And now the...

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Panelist Round

Aug 27, 2016

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Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. 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. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED BROADCAST) CRAIG FUGATE: Yeah, I trained as a professional firefighter and paramedic early in my career. SAGAL: Right, so you actually went to - they call it fire...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. 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. (APPLAUSE) SAGAL: Once again, we're spending today blissfully ignoring reality and listening back to some of our favorite interviews. KURTIS: Let's go back to better times, like 2015. In June of that year, we went to...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. 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. (LAUGHTER) SAGAL: And this year, one of those people was the amazing, hilarious Carol Burnett. KURTIS: Peter started by sucking up even more than usual. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED BROADCAST) SAGAL: Well, I'm not - I, like so many other...

Prediction

Aug 13, 2016

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