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Saturday, December 24, 2022

Sarah Polley by NPR

Actor and director Sarah Polley plays our game called "Sarah Polley, wanna cracker?" Three questions about parrots. Joining her are panelists Roxanne Roberts, Adam Burke, and Shane O'Neill.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:00PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Everyone & Improv Nerds by NPR

Emma and Vice columnist Alzo Slade try to solve the improv coolness crisis with the help of comedy icon Colin Mochrie. Plus: Emma tries her best to annoy Peter Sagal.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:40PM
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Andrew Bird by NPR

Singer-songwriter and world class whistler Andrew Bird plays our game called, "Put Your Lips Together and Blow" Three questions about referees. Joining him are panelists Adam Burke, Tom Papa…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 11:59AM
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Gayle King by NPR

Host of CBS Mornings, Gayle King plays our game called, "Gayle King, meet the real Gale Kings" three questions about meteorologists. She is joined by panelists Negin Farsad, Peter Grosz, and…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:03PM
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

How to Become a Listener Contestant with Peter, Miles, and Sofie by NPR

Have you ever wanted to become a listener contestant on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me? Host Peter Sagal and producers Miles Doornbos and Sofie Hernandez-Simeonidis discuss how they select which…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:01AM
Saturday, December 3, 2022

Dana Carvey by NPR

This week on "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me," we are back with a brand new show from the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago featuring panelists Josh Gondelman, Skyler Higley, and Paula Poundstone. Pl…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:51PM
Saturday, November 26, 2022

WWDTM Best of NMJ Thanksgiving by NPR

Nathan Lane, Puja Patel, Darryl "Cornbread" McCray, and Jeremy O. Harris are featured in this Thanksgiving edition.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.o…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:04PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Everyone & Giant Puzzles by NPR

Comedian Maeve Higgins and Emma build the world's largest puzzle.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 09:59AM
Saturday, November 19, 2022

Freddie Johnson by NPR

This week we come to you from the Palace Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky with panelists Paula Poundstone, Adam Burke, and Alzo Slade. Our guest is Freddie Johnson of Buffalo Trace Distillery…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:03PM
Saturday, November 12, 2022

Craig Robinson by NPR

Craig Robinson, star of the Office and host of Peacock's Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward, plays our game about Craigslist. Joining him are panelists Tom Papa; Negin Farsad and Brian Ba…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:15PM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Behind the scenes with Peter and Lillian by NPR

Peter asks Producer and Editor Lillian King why some questions don't make the show. PLUS: Lillian plays those questions!

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 06:26PM
Saturday, November 5, 2022

Amber Ruffin by NPR

Amber Ruffin, host of The Amber Ruffin Show on Peacock and the purple M&M, plays our game called "Roughin' It" Three questions about camping. Joining in are panelists Karen Chee, Hari Ko…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:26PM
Saturday, October 29, 2022

Hasan Minhaj by NPR

Hasan Minhaj, comedian with the new Netflix special "The King's Jester" and former host of Patriot Act, plays our game about former Patriot Rob Gronkowski. Joining him are panelists Helen Ho…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 11:47AM
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Everyone & The Supernatural by NPR

Comedian Mo Rocca considers buying a lighthouse and Emma goes ghost hunting.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:37PM
Saturday, October 22, 2022

Dr Ibram X Kendi, a real genius by NPR

Dr Ibram X Kendi, author and MacArthur Genius, plays our game about the Genius Bar at Apple Stores. Joining him are panelists Alonzo Bodden, Josh Gondelman and Amy Dickinson.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:00PM
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Vivek Murthy by NPR

Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States, answers three questions about the mysterious and often huge fish, the sturgeon. Also featured are interviews with Jeremy Allen White and M…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 11:52AM
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Behind the scenes with Peter Sagal and Emma Choi by NPR

Peter and Emma sit down with Executive Producer Mike Danforth to answer some questions that you have about the making of Wait Wait.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:13AM
Saturday, October 8, 2022

Ralph Macchio by NPR

Ralph Macchio, star of Netflix's "Cobra Kai" plays our game called "Wax On, Wax Off, Yeowww!" Three questions about hair removal. He is joined by panelists Emmy Blotnick, Alzo Slade and Adam…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:22PM
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Julio Torres by NPR

Julio Torres, creator and star of HBO's Los Espookys, plays our game about The Addams Family called, "Los Ookys." Joining him are panelists Tom Papa, Dulcé Sloan, and Hari Kondabolu.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:07PM
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Everyone & Spoons by NPR

Comedian Hoja Lopez and Emma get salty with the latest spoon technology and test out new talents nobody asked for.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:00AM
Saturday, September 24, 2022

Michael Strahan by NPR

Michael Strahan, NFL legend and Good Morning America host, Michael plays our game called "Strahan? Meet Stray Hams" Three questions about wild hogs. He is joined by panelists Karen Chee, Ne…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:01PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Everyone & A Giant Worm by NPR

Comedian Karen Chee and Emma meet a giant worm and learn how to write a spooky children's book.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:00AM
Saturday, September 17, 2022

Mo Amer by NPR

Groundbreaking Palestinian-American comedian Mo Amer, star of the Netflix series Mo, joins us at the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong and Adam B…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:00PM
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Everyone & Time Capsules by NPR

Emma talks to comedian Hari Kondabolu about time capsules: lost, found, and in the case of Andy Warhol, unintentional.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 01:31PM
Saturday, September 10, 2022

Abbi Jacobson by NPR

Abbi Jacobson, star and producer of the new series "A League of Their Own" joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Faith Salie and Luke Burbank play a game about a different league, …

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:00PM
Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Everyone & Ostrich Escape by NPR

Comedian Josh Gondelman joins Emma to outsmart a runaway Ostrich and learn how to prepare for the role of a lifetime.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 09:59AM
Saturday, September 3, 2022

Chris Estrada by NPR

Chris Estrada, comedian and creator of Hulu's This Fool, plays our game called, "This Fool, Meet April Fools!" He is joined by panelists Skyler Higley, Maeve Higgins and Mo Rocca.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 11:55AM
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Everyone & Names by NPR

Comedian Peter Grosz joins Emma to spell check your kid's name and shop for the perfect tattoo.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:00AM
Saturday, August 27, 2022

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton by NPR

Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington DC's long-serving Congresswoman, plays our game about DC Comics. She is joined by panelists Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett and Alzo Slade.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:00PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Everyone & School by NPR

Emma gets ready for a new school year by revisiting lessons from Everyone & Their Mom! We learn how rats help each other, how dolphins say hi to their friends, and what to do if you see …

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:00AM
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Best of Not My Job by NPR

Wait Wait prepares for a return to full time live performances by reliving some of our favorite guests who joined us in front of live audiences.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:02PM

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