Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.

If you like listening to Paula Poundstone rant about the scientific studies on Wait Wait, check out this episode of her new podcast, "Live From the Poundstone Institute." Each week Paula goes toe to toe with the scientists behind these studies and subjects celebrity guests to her own psychological research.
Joshua Homme Sept. 16, 2017
Musician Joshua Homme joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and Hari Kondabolu.
Win Butler Sept. 9, 2017
Win Butler from Arcade Fire joins us along with panelists P.J. O'Rourke, Helen Hong, and Tom Bodett.
In this bonus podcast we take a look at Jennifer's....fan art? See it (and try it) for yourself at npr.org/activitybook
Raphael Bob-Waksberg Sept. 2, 2017
Raphael Bob-Waksberg, creator of the show BoJack Horseman, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, and Mo Rocca.
Simone Biles Aug. 26, 2017
Guest Host Tom Hanks, filling in for Peter Sagal, is joined by Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank and Faith Salie in this encore presentation.
Best of Not My Job Aug. 19, 2017
This week we rebroadcast our interviews with Stephen Colbert, Alan Cumming, Daniel Radcliffe, and Governor John Hickenlooper. We also highlight some fun moments with our panelists.
Jerry Rice Aug. 12, 2017
Jerry Rice, NFL Hall of Famer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden, and Roy Blount, Jr.
On this bonus podcast Miles cries (again) and Jennifer emotes...?
We revisit some of the good times we had in 2016 with Chris Thile, Drew and Jonathan Scott, and Esperanza Spaulding, plus some fun with Paula Poundstone.
Michael Giacchino Dec. 24, 2016
Composer Michael Giacchino joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Amy Dickinson, and Brian Babylon.
Anthony Bourdain Dec. 17, 2016
Anthony Bourdain, chef and author, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett, and Adam Burke.
On this week's bonus podcast, we listen to corn grow.
Senator Bernie Sanders Dec. 10, 2016
Senator Bernie Sanders joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Faith Salie, and Peter Grosz.
Alan Cumming Dec. 3, 2016
Multi-talented performer Alan Cumming joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Helen Hong and Luke Burbank.
Best Of Not My Job Nov. 26, 2016
We give thanks with R.L. Stine, Richard Dreyfuss, Katie Couric, Keegan-Micheal Key, and Matt Kenseth.
Garth Brooks Nov. 19, 2016
Country Music Star Garth Brooks joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Felber.
Joe Buck Nov. 12, 2016
In our first show since the 2016 election, Peter and Bill review the news of the week with Luke Burbank, Amy Dickinson and Maz Jobrani. Plus an interview with sportscaster Joe Buck.
Wynonna Nov. 5, 2016
Country Music singer Wynonna joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
Steve Young Oct. 29, 2016
Hall of Fame Quarterback Steve Young joins us, along with panelists P.J. O'Rourke, Faith Salie, and Mo Rocca.