Wait...Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Sunday 11am, AM 670
  • Hosted by Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is an hour-long weekly radio news panel game show produced by Chicago Public Radio and National Public Radio. It is distributed by NPR in the United States, internationally on NPR Worldwide and on the Internet via podcast.

Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me

Predictions

Aug 11, 2018

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Now, panel, what will be the next new branch of the Armed Forces? Bobcat Goldthwait.

BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT: Oh, it's the department of mermaids.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Makes perfect sense. Amy Dickinson.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 11, 2018

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Now, onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Aug 11, 2018

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Limericks

Aug 4, 2018

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Predictions

Aug 4, 2018

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Now, panel, after sharks, what's the next must-have item for rich people? Alonzo Bodden.

ALONZO BODDEN: Well, I was going to say poor people...

(LAUGHTER)

BODDEN: ...And then Roxanne pointed out to me they've been collecting those for years, so...

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 4, 2018

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, it's time to go onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can - each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Predictions

Jul 28, 2018

Our panelists predict what will be the next great thing they find on Mars.

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FAITH SALIE, HOST:

Now, panel, what'll they find on Mars next? Adam Felber.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 28, 2018

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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Limericks

Jul 28, 2018

Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks ... Unwanted Ad, Facial Recognition, Petting Zoo.

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Panel Questions

Jul 28, 2018

Gecko Blower, The Wings of Love

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In just a minute - you know, Peter likes to put a pun here, but I'm above that. Coming up, it's the Listener Limerick Challenge. If you'd like to play, give us a call at 1-888-WAIT-WAIT, that's 1-888-924-8924.

Predictions

Jul 21, 2018

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Now, panel, what will be the big hit at next year's Amazon Prime Day - Alonzo Bodden?

ALONZO BODDEN: For the website to work.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Helen Hong.

HELEN HONG: Russian For Dummies.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: And Mo Rocca.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 21, 2018

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time for our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Jul 21, 2018

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Prediction

Jul 14, 2018

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Now, panel, what will be the next feel-good story that everybody will be captivated by? Faith Salie.

FAITH SALIE: Elon Musk will open up a chain of sandwich shops that serves kid-sized subs.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Adam Burke.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 14, 2018

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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