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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:13 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat February 1, 2014 2:51 pm

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:15 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 25, 2014 4:16 pm

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the big surprise at this year's State of the Union coming next week? Brian Babylon.

BRIAN BABYLON: Breaking news, Obamacare will now cover yoga pants.

(LAUGHTER)

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: You'll be in seventh heaven. Jessi Klein.

JESSI KLEIN: Tired of adhering to laws and basic decency, Florida will finally secede.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: And Mr. Hannibal Burress.

HANNIBAL BURRESS: Obama will say, this sucks. I'm going to just coast from here.

(LAUGHTER)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:15 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Mon January 27, 2014 3:07 pm

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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. Carl, can you give us the scores?

CARL KASELL: Jessi has the lead, Peter, with four points, Brian Babylon has two and Hannibal Burress has one.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:15 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 25, 2014 4:16 pm

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:13 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 18, 2014 12:02 pm

Our panelists predict, what will A-Rod do now he's not playing baseball?

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:13 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 18, 2014 12:02 pm

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:13 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 18, 2014 12:02 pm

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Melting tennis players; beard benefits; what your cat thinks of you.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:30 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 11, 2014 12:14 pm

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CARL KASELL: Now panel, how will the mayor of Fort Lee exact revenge on Chris Christie? Adam Felber?

ADAM FELBER: It's simple. He'll just send him an extremely attractive realistic-looking ceramic brisket.

(LAUGHTER)

FELBER: I broke another tooth.

PETER SAGAL, HOST: Paula Poundstone.

PAULA POUNDSTONE: Prior to engaging in a fun and friendly round of hide and seek, the mayor of Fort Lee will block the shipment of olive oil.

(LAUGHTER)

HOST: And Charlie Pierce.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:30 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 11, 2014 12:14 pm

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PETER SAGAL, HOST: Now, on to 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. Carl, can you give us the scores?

CARL KASELL: We have a tie for first place, Peter. Adam Felber and Charlie Pierce each has three points. Paula Poundstone has two.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:30 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 11, 2014 12:14 pm

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CARL KASELL: Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank, but first it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-WAIT-WAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924. Or click the contact us link on our website waitwait.npr.org. There you can find out about attending our weekly live shows right here at the Chase Bank Auditorium and our upcoming shows at the University of Chicago January 30th and in Phoenix Arizona on February 13th. Hi, you're on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!

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