Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!


    

Each week, an entertaining assembly of panelists plays games designed to test their knowledge of the week’s news, as well as their wit.

11 a.m. Saturday, with rebroadcasts at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, on the News Station.


Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Plays Not My Job
The Executive Chairman of Google joins us and insists he doesn't already know everything about us. Originally broadcast May 11, 2013.
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Not My Job: Mavis Staples Gets Quizzed On Office Supples
Soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples plays our game called "Hello, I'm looking for a dozen highlighter pens in a fluorescent green." Originally broadcast Dec. 20, 2008.
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Not My Job: Project Runway's Tim Gunn Gets Quizzed On Terrible Fashion
The fashion guru plays our game, and makes us feel a little better about our pleated pants. Originally broadcast June 6, 2014.
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Not My Job: Three Headless Chicken Questions For Alice Cooper
We talk to the heavy metal superstar about sex, drugs and rock and roll. Or at least rock and roll. Originally broadcast May 18, 2013.
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Professional Pickpocket Apollo Robbins Plays Not My Job
The professional pickpocket and sleight-of-hand artist steals our hearts. Not really, but he very likely steals our valuables. Originally broadcast March 22, 2013.
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Roseanne Cash Plays Not My Job
The singer songwriter tells us stories about her father, who it turns out was also a musician. (This segment originally broadcast on Nov. 23, 2011.)
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John Waters Plays Not My Job
The filmmaker behind Hairspray and other camp hits plays a quiz about something not campy at all. (This segment originally broadcast on April 22, 2011.)
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Gillian Flynn Plays Not My Job
We talk to the author of the best-selling thriller Gone Girl and other books full of sadists and murderers, and it turns out she's perfectly nice. (This segment originally broadcast on July 12, 2013.)
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Randy Sprecher Plays Not My Job
We interview the brewer behind Sprecher Brewery in Milwaukee, and beg him for free samples. (This segment originally broadcast on Nov. 17, 2012.)
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Jim Bouton Plays Not My Job
The former Yankees pitcher tells us the secrets of the locker room. (This segment originally broadcast on April 14, 2012.)
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Upcoming Shows

Aug 10  Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

We're taking a break from the news and listening back to some of our favorite sports-related interviews from the past year. Three chances to hear this popular program: Listen at 11am Saturday, 11am Sunday or 8pm Sunday on the News Station.

Oct 12  Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!: From the Chase Auditorium

Panelists this week are Brian Babylon, Jessi Klein and Luke Burbank. Listen at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, and again at 8 p.m. Sunday, on the News Station.

Today's Show

Jun 15  Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me: Live From the Chase Auditorium in Chicago

This weeks' panelists are Bobcat Goldwait, Faith Salle and Luke Burbank, with Guest Judge Bill Kurtis. Listen at 11am Saturday or Sunday on the News Station.
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