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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.

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.

 

#20

Chris Bosh

NBA legend Chris Bosh plays our game about Pringles called "Chris Bosh, Have A Crisp Nosh." He is joined by panelists Charla Lauriston, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden. ... Read more

12 Jun 2021

47 MINS

47:42

12 Jun 2021


#19

WWDTM Best Of: Summer Fun Edition

During this week that marks the beginning of summer fun, WWDTM revisits some of the funnest people we know., with Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody, as well as Este and Alana Haim. ... Read more

05 Jun 2021

49 MINS

49:37

05 Jun 2021


#18

Joel McHale

Joel McHale, star of Community, plays our game about community theater. He is joined by panelists Cristela Alonzo, Jessi Klein and Helen Hong. ... Read more

29 May 2021

49 MINS

49:51

29 May 2021


#17

Jennifer Finney Boylan

Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of the memoir, "Good Boy: My Life In Seven Dogs" plays our game about hot dogs. She is joined by panelists Maeve Higgens, Tom Bodett, and Negin Farsad. ... Read more

22 May 2021

49 MINS

49:18

22 May 2021


#16

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren talks about her new book Persist and plays our game about "War and Peace." She is joined by panelists Karen Chee, Hari Kondabolu and Peter Grosz ... Read more

15 May 2021

49 MINS

49:28

15 May 2021


#15

Symone

Symone, winner of Season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race, plays our game called "Lip Sync Meet Fix Sink." Three questions about plumbers. She is joined by Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden, and Luke Burbank ... Read more

08 May 2021

49 MINS

49:03

08 May 2021


#14

Tariq Trotter AKA Black Thought from The Roots

Tariq Trotter, AKA Black Thought from The Roots, plays our game about "the suits," TV network and studio executives. He's joined by panelists Laci Mosley, Adam Felber and Helen Hong. ... Read more

01 May 2021

50 MINS

50:02

01 May 2021


#13

André De Shields

André De Shields, legend of Broadway, plays our game about canals or Narrow Ways. He is joined by panelists Mo Rocca, Negin Farsad, and Adam Burke. ... Read more

24 Apr 2021

49 MINS

49:54

24 Apr 2021


#12

Michelle Zauner

Michelle Zauner, author and musician behind Japanese Breakfast, plays our game about Wheaties, the Breakfast of Champions. She is joined by panelists Faith Salie, Josh Gondelman, and Brian Babylon. ... Read more

17 Apr 2021

49 MINS

49:01

17 Apr 2021


#11

Ally Love

Ally Love, fitness instructor with Peloton, answers three questions about skeletons. She is joined by panelists Paula Poundstone, Joel Kim Booster, and Maeve Higgins. ... Read more

10 Apr 2021

48 MINS

48:48

10 Apr 2021


#10

Best of WWDTM April 2021

This week WWDTM is on spring break, so we feature some past interviews with Jon Batiste, Ali Wong, and Chelsea Peretti, as well as some games with our listeners. ... Read more

03 Apr 2021

48 MINS

48:44

03 Apr 2021


#9

Kemp Powers

Kemp Powers, Oscar nominee and writer behind "One Night in Miami" and "Soul", plays our Not My Job Game "One Knight in Miami." He is joined by Helen Hong, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden. ... Read more

27 Mar 2021

49 MINS

49:17

27 Mar 2021


#8

Sam Sifton

New York Times Cooking creator and editor Sam Sifton joins panelists Amy Dickinson, Mo Rocca, and Negin Farsad. He plays our Not My Job game about vending machines. ... Read more

20 Mar 2021

49 MINS

49:19

20 Mar 2021


#7

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero from Showtime's Desus and Mero, play our Not My Job game. They join panelists Maz Jobrani, Karen Chee and Josh Gondelman, as well as Host Peter Sagal and Official Judge and Scorekeeper Bill Kurtis. ... Read more

13 Mar 2021

50 MINS

50:11

13 Mar 2021


#6

Jordan Jonas

Jordan Jonas, winner of "Alone", joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Charla Lauriston, and Brian Babylon. ... Read more

06 Mar 2021

47 MINS

47:51

06 Mar 2021


#5

Dr. Swati Mohan

Dr. Swati Mohan, Mars Rover scientist, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Dulcé Sloan, and Mo Rocca. ... Read more

27 Feb 2021

49 MINS

49:50

27 Feb 2021


#4

Best of WWDTM February 2020

This week, WWDTM spends time with the people we wish had been our Valentines; Sarah Paulson, Tyra Banks, A'ja Wilson, and Andrew Rannells. ... Read more

20 Feb 2021

50 MINS

50:01

20 Feb 2021


#3

Abby Phillip

Abby Phillip, host of CNN's "Inside Politics", joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Alonzo Bodden. ... Read more

13 Feb 2021

48 MINS

48:58

13 Feb 2021


#2

Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson, actor, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Peter Grosz, and Laci Mosley. ... Read more

06 Feb 2021

48 MINS

48:31

06 Feb 2021


#1

Jen Psaki

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, joins us along with panelists Tom Papa, Jessi Klein, and Yassir Lester. ... Read more

30 Jan 2021

49 MINS

49:12

30 Jan 2021