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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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NPR's weekly news quiz. Have a laugh and test your knowledge with today's funniest comedians. And if you can't get enough, try our new mid-week show, Everyone & Their Mom. Each Wednesday, host Emma Choi takes the story everyone's talking about and uses it as an excuse to hang out with culture makers, Wait Wait panelists, and hilarious new comedians.Hate free content? Try a subscription to Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+. Your subscription supports public radio and unlocks fun bonus episodes along with sponsor-free listening. Learn more at https://plus.npr.org/waitwait

NPR's weekly news quiz. Have a laugh and test your knowledge with today's funniest comedians. And if you can't get enough, try our new mid-week show, Everyone & Their Mom. Each Wednesday, host Emma Choi takes the story everyone's talking about and uses it as an excuse to hang out with culture makers, Wait Wait panelists, and hilarious new comedians.Hate free content? Try a subscription to Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+. Your subscription supports public radio and unlocks fun bonus episodes along with sponsor-free listening. Learn more at https://plus.npr.org/waitwait

 

#25

Michael Strahan

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, Negin Farsad, and Shane O'Neill. ... Read more

3 hrs Ago

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3 hrs Ago


#24

Everyone & A Giant Worm

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

21 Sep 2022

14 MINS

14:41

21 Sep 2022


#23

Mo Amer

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 Burke to play a game about things called Les. ... Read more

17 Sep 2022

47 MINS

47:39

17 Sep 2022


#22

Everyone & Time Capsules

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

14 Sep 2022

16 MINS

16:21

14 Sep 2022


#21

Abbi Jacobson

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, The XFL.Subscribe to Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at [plus.npr.org/waitwait] (http://plus.npr.org/waitwait) . ... Read more

10 Sep 2022

48 MINS

48:30

10 Sep 2022


#20

Everyone & Ostrich Escape

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

07 Sep 2022

15 MINS

15:15

07 Sep 2022


#19

Chris Estrada

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. ... Read more

03 Sep 2022

49 MINS

49:02

03 Sep 2022


#18

Everyone & Names

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

31 Aug 2022

15 MINS

15:07

31 Aug 2022


#17

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

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. ... Read more

27 Aug 2022

48 MINS

48:43

27 Aug 2022


#16

Everyone & School

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 someone you know but aren't sure if you should say hi. ... Read more

24 Aug 2022

24 MINS

24:03

24 Aug 2022


#15

Best of Not My Job

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. ... Read more

20 Aug 2022

48 MINS

48:43

20 Aug 2022


#14

It's an 'Everyone & Their Mom' family reunion!

Emma throws a family reunion! Uncle Dennis sings Elvis, her mom shares all her tips for avoiding bad luck, and Emma embarrasses her dad and little brother. Grab a plate, it's a party! ... Read more

17 Aug 2022

16 MINS

16:17

17 Aug 2022


#13

Best of Not My Job

Steve Buscemi, Lars Ulrich, Aidy Bryant, Alan Cummings, and Jeff Daniels play Not My Job. ... Read more

13 Aug 2022

48 MINS

48:35

13 Aug 2022


#12

Everyone & Asparagus

Comedian Marie Faustin and Emma learn the future from a bunch of asparagus and meet a mystery person while Emma's mom stops by with a helpful tip. ... Read more

10 Aug 2022

16 MINS

16:06

10 Aug 2022


#11

Robin Thede

Robin Thede, creator of A Black Lady Sketch Show, plays our game about Bob Ross, "A White Dude Painting Show," along with guest host Negin Farsad and panelists Adam Burke, Amy Dickinson and Hari Kondabolu. ... Read more

06 Aug 2022

47 MINS

47:15

06 Aug 2022


#10

Everyone & Socks

Comedian Alzo Slade and Emma seek legal counsel from 'The People's Court' Judge Marilyn Milian and pass judgment on an unfair pair of socks and a bad bowl of grits. ... Read more

03 Aug 2022

11 MINS

11:56

03 Aug 2022


#9

Jeremy Allen White

Jeremy Allen White, star of Hulu's The Bear plays our game called "Please Look After This Bear" three questions about Paddington Bear. He is joined by guest host Tom Papa and panelists Helen Hong, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Faith Salie. ... Read more

30 Jul 2022

48 MINS

48:05

30 Jul 2022


#8

Everyone & Van Gogh

Comedian Vinny Thomas and Emma discover Van Gogh's ghost and get inspired by an artist with a selfie stick. ... Read more

27 Jul 2022

11 MINS

11:02

27 Jul 2022


#7

Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane, star of stage and screen, plays our game about Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. He is joined by guest host Tom Papa and panelists Cristela Alonzo, Josh Gondelman and Matt Rogers. ... Read more

23 Jul 2022

49 MINS

49:05

23 Jul 2022


#6

Everyone & Minions

Comedian Emmy Blotnick and Emma get overrun by Minions while Jenny Slate explains just what it takes to create an adorable little superstar. ... Read more

20 Jul 2022

15 MINS

15:34

20 Jul 2022


#5

Puja Patel

Puja Patel, editor-in-chief of Pitchfork, plays our game about ceremonial first pitches in baseball games. Tom Papa guest hosts and is joined by panelists Adam Burke, Paula Poundstone and Emmy Blotnick. ... Read more

16 Jul 2022

47 MINS

47:40

16 Jul 2022


#4

Everyone & Games

Emma discovers a room of lost games! This secret box of treasures teaches us how to lasso, manage conflict, and make friends forever. ... Read more

13 Jul 2022

11 MINS

11:13

13 Jul 2022


#3

Del the Funky Homosapien

Del the Funky Homo Sapien, rapper and producer, answers three questions about mankind's ancient ancestors, neanderthals. ... Read more

09 Jul 2022

47 MINS

47:58

09 Jul 2022


#2

Everyone & Cowboys

Comedian Josh Gondelman and Emma learn how to parallel park a horse and wrangle up a varmint with help from a rootin' tootin' roster of guests. ... Read more

06 Jul 2022

26 MINS

26:49

06 Jul 2022


#1

Darryl "Cornbread" McCray

Darryl "Cornbread" McCray, called the creator of modern graffiti, plays a game about another kind of tagging. He is joined by panelists Alonzo Bodden, Faith Salie, and Josh Gondelman. ... Read more

02 Jul 2022

48 MINS

48:25

02 Jul 2022