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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. And if you hate free content, try Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Plus. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at https://plus.npr.org/waitwait
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WWDTM: Michelle Williams

On this week's episode, actor and singer Michelle Williams talks growing up in the church, auditioning for Destiny's Child, and how to get an NPR audience to sing a hymn. Plus, panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Paula Poundstone talk flags.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
6/15/202446 minutes, 56 seconds
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WWDTM: Charlamagne tha God

This week, Charlamagne the God talks his new book, growing up a nerd, and loving Judy Blume. Plus panelists, Shane O'Neill, Alzo Slade, and Karen Chee rub your back.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
6/8/202448 minutes, 28 seconds
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WWDTM: Summer Is (Almost) Here Edition!

This week, we celebrate the return of summer with some of our favorite guests, including Bob Seger, Dakota Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, John Wilson, and Molly Seidel!Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
6/1/202446 minutes, 41 seconds
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WWDTM: J. Kenji López-Alt

This week, we're live in Seattle with food genius J. Kenji López-Alt to talk about food, science, food-science, and the magic of Winnie the Pooh onsies. Plus, panelists Shantira Jackson, Luke Burbank, and Jessi Klein pass the blame around.WWDTM+ listeners! For contractual reasons, there will not be a sponsor-free version of this episode. We apologize. But we will have a sponsor-free program available to you as always next weekend. We appreciate your support! Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5/25/202447 minutes, 38 seconds
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WWDTM: Maya Hawke

Actor and singer Maya Hawke joins us to talk Stranger Things, childhood songs, and folk music beefs with panelists Adam Burke, Faith Salie, and Negin Farsad.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5/18/202447 minutes, 10 seconds
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WWDTM: Chappell Roan

Queer pop icon Chappell Roan joins panelists Tom Papa, Brian Babylon, and Meredith Scardino to talk drag personas, the life changing magic of Ke$ha, and why her first record deal always makes her think about hot lunchLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5/11/202447 minutes, 9 seconds
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WWDTM: Lyndon Barrois, Sr.

This week, artist Lyndon Barrois Sr. joins us to talk about his beautifully detailed gum wrapper sculptures, working in movies, and why he's Hollywood's go-to animator of animals who know karate. Plus, Josh Gondelman and Joyelle Nicole Johnson welcome new panelist River Butcher!Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5/4/202447 minutes, 3 seconds
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WWDTM: Renée Elise Goldsberry

Renée Elise Goldsberry won a Tony and Grammy for her role in Hamilton, and currently stars in Netflix's Girls5Eva. She joins panelists Jason Isbell, Alonzo Bodden, and Shantira Jackson.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
4/27/202448 minutes, 11 seconds
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WWDTM: Judith Butler

This week, Judith Butler joins panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Maz Jobrani, and Faith Salie to talk about gender, performativity, and their dream of becoming a clown.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
4/20/202448 minutes, 8 seconds
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WWDTM: Bill Cowher

We're live in Pittsburgh this week, where Steelers legend Bill Cowher joins panelists Negin Farsad, Mo Rocca, and Maeve Higgins to talk winning the Super Bowl, yelling on NPR, and why his 20th high school reunion was such a nightmare.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
4/13/202447 minutes, 40 seconds
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WWDTM: Chris Pine

This week, Chris Pine joins us to talk his new movie Poolman, imitating William Shatner, and where he ranks on the list of Hollywood Chrises.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
4/6/202447 minutes, 29 seconds
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WWDTM: Spring Break Edition!

To celebrate Spring Break, we hit the beach with some of our favorite guests, including John Stamos, Malala Yousafzai, Kaila Mullady, David Axelrod, and Gabrielle Dennis!Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
3/31/202448 minutes, 6 seconds
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WWDTM: Laurene Powell Jobs

Philanthropist and Founder and President of Emerson Collective Laurene Powell Jobs joins Helen Hong, Hari Kondabolu, and Adam Felber to tell us the real story of how she met her husband Steve and the secret to throwing the best Halloween parties in Palo Alto.Get access to bonus episodes, sponsor-free listening, and the chance to participate in a quiz with Peter Sagal when you sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+ at plus.npr.org/waitwait.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
3/23/202447 minutes, 27 seconds
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WWDTM: David Alan Grier

David Alan Grier joins Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Adam Burke to talk his new movie, announcing at the Oscars, and why you didn't see him in Forrest Gump.Get access to bonus episodes, sponsor-free listening, and the chance to participate in a quiz with Peter Sagal when you sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+ at plus.npr.org/waitwait.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
3/16/202448 minutes, 23 seconds
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WWDTM: Claudia Goldin

Claudia Goldin is one of the world's leading economists, a Nobel Prize winner, and a time Person of the Year. She joins Josh Gondelman, Roxanne Roberts, and Maeve Higgins to talk 4:30am phone calls, Nobel parties, and yodelingGet access to bonus episodes, sponsor-free listening, and the chance to participate in a quiz with Peter Sagal when you sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+ at plus.npr.org/waitwait.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
3/9/202446 minutes, 49 seconds
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WWDTM: Danny Brown

Danny Brown helped redefine Detroit's rap scene with XXX, then moved to Austin in 2021 to do it all again. He joins panelists Alzo Slade, Karen Chee, and Peter Grosz to talk playing pickleball, rapping Dr. Seuss, and accidentally offending Adele. Want to tell us what you REALLY think about Wait Wait? We'd love to hear it (and then lose sleep thinking about it)! Take our anonymous survey at: https://npr.org/waitwaitsurveyLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
3/2/202448 minutes, 27 seconds
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WWDTM: Hail to the Chief Editon

To celebrate Presidents' Day, we're revisiting interviews that would EASILY win the popular vote, including Ray Romano, Rosie Perez, Steve Earle, and more!Get access to bonus episodes, sponsor-free listening, and the chance to participate in a quiz with Peter Sagal when you sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+ at plus.npr.org/waitwait.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
2/24/202448 minutes, 23 seconds
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WWDTM: Sleater-Kinney

Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker, of the legendary rock band Sleater-Kinney, join guest host Tom Papa, Dulcé Sloan, Amy Dickinson, and Hari Kondabolu to talk their new album and 30 years of being a band. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
2/17/202448 minutes, 27 seconds
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WWDTM: Lena Waithe

This week, A Thousand and One producer and Emmy winner Lena Waithe joins panelists Adam Burke, Negin Farsad, and Maz Jobrani to talk Blockbuster, Jennifer Aniston, and Guy Fieri. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
2/10/202448 minutes, 5 seconds
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WWDTM: Kristen Kish

This week, Top Chef's Kristen Kish joins Josh Gondelman, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, and Brian Babylon to talk bivalves, airballs, and cheese curds. Get access to bonus episodes, sponsor-free listening, and the chance to participate in a quiz with Peter Sagal when you sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+ at plus.npr.org/waitwait.
2/3/202448 minutes, 48 seconds
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WWDTM: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

This week, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen joins Dulcé Sloan, Tom Papa, and Shane O'Neill to talk the economy, how she prepared to smoke weed for the first time, and her Candy Crush score. Get access to bonus episodes, sponsor-free listening, and the chance to participate in a quiz with Peter Sagal when you sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+ at plus.npr.org/waitwait.
1/27/202447 minutes, 17 seconds
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WWDTM: David Oyelowo

Actor David Oyelowo joins panelists Faith Salie, Helen Hong, and Tom Bodett to talk being mistaken for MLK, how a crush led to his acting career, and more. Get access to bonus episodes, sponsor-free listening, and the chance to participate in a quiz with Peter Sagal when you sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+ at plus.npr.org/waitwait.
1/20/202448 minutes, 2 seconds
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WWDTM: Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell joins panelists Maeve Higgins, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, and Peter Grosz to talk backhanded compliments from John Mayer, praise from Bruce Springsteen, and keeping eye out for boogers with his wife, Amanda Shires
1/13/202447 minutes, 25 seconds
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WWDTM: Now With Real Journalists!

It's the new year, and we're bringing you new interviews with Rachel Maddow and Bob Woodruff, plus a never-before-heard Bluff the Listener game!
1/6/202446 minutes, 50 seconds
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WWDTM: 25th Anniversary Spectacular Part IX - Best of 2023

To celebrate the holidays, we hand out the greatest gift of all: interviews with Geena Davis, Weird Al, Karen Allen, and 5th generation lobsterman Jacob Knowles!
12/30/202348 minutes, 3 seconds
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WWDTM: Molly Seidel

Olympic marathoner Molly Seidel joins panelists Shantira Jackson, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Roxanne Roberts to talk joints, Instacart, and working out like Taylor Swift
12/23/202349 minutes, 2 seconds
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Wait Wait Wayback Machine: December 2003

Host Peter Sagal and producer Miles Doornbos challenge a Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me listener with questions about news events from our actual show — but the catch is they're shows that aired 20 years ago! The Wait Wait Wayback Machine is normally a bonus episode that only Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ supporters can hear and play. Today, we're making it available for everyone. If you want a chance to play the Wait Wait Wayback Machine, sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org!
12/19/202314 minutes, 18 seconds
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WWDTM: Bethenny Frankel

We're back at Carnegie Hall, and joined by business mogul, philanthropist, and reality TV royalty Bethenny Frankel! She talks with Peter and panelists Josh Gondelman, Helen Hong, and Alzo Slade about feuds, throwing drinks, and becoming an accidental influencer.
12/16/202348 minutes, 53 seconds
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Extended cut: Dakota Johnson on her new doc, childhood, and curating a sex museum

Today we're giving you a chance to hear an episode that we'd usually share with our Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ supporters! It's an extended cut of our interview with actor, producer, and activist Dakota Johnson, whose new documentary is The Disappearance of Shere Hite. That's right — an extended cut. Our celebrity interviews sometimes last much longer than what we're able to include in our regular show. Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ supporters can hear extended cuts in regular bonus episodes. They also get a chance to play a special news quiz game over zoom with Peter Sagal and Wait Wait staffer! To find out more, and to hear our regular show without sponsor messages, sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ at plus.npr.org
12/11/202323 minutes, 52 seconds
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WWDTM: Fred Schneider

The B-52's Fred Schneider joins panelists Eugene Cordero, Luke Burbank, and Paula Poundstone to talk Christmas albums, thrown ham, and singing "Love Shack" at karaoke.
12/9/202348 minutes, 58 seconds
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WWDTM: Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson, whose new documentary is The Disappearance of Shere Hite, joins panelists Adam Felber, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, and Alonzo Bodden to talk famous families, Fifty Shades of Gray, and more.
12/2/202349 minutes, 3 seconds
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WWDTM: 25th Year Spectacular Part VIII!

Our deep dive into our 25-year history continues with appearances from Jane Curtin, Adam Savage, Hannah Kearney, Muffet McGraw, and more!
11/25/202347 minutes, 32 seconds
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WWDTM: Stephen Smith

L.L. Bean CEO Stephen Smith joins Hari Kondabolu, Maeve Higgins, and Roy Blount, Jr. on stage in Maine to talk about jelly beans.
11/18/202347 minutes, 57 seconds
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WWDTM: John Stamos

John Stamos joins panelists Emmy Blotnick, Skyler Higley, and Tom Bodett to talk about his new memoir, his feud with Tony Danza, and more!
11/11/202347 minutes, 59 seconds
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WWDTM: Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant

Dr. Rae-Wynn Grant is a bear expert and one of the new hosts of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. She joins panelists Adam Burke, Maeve Higgins, and Tom Papa to talk bear attacks, gummy bears, and the strange joy of being squeezed by a boa constrictor.
11/4/202347 minutes, 48 seconds
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WWDTM: Bernie Taupin

This week, Bernie Taupin joins guest host Peter Grosz and panelists Alonzo Bodden, Zainab Johnson, and Paula Poundstone to talk about his new memoir Scattershot
10/28/202347 minutes, 49 seconds
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WWDTM: James Patterson

James Patterson, the best selling author in the world, joins panelists Alzo Slade, Faith Salie, and Matt Rogers to talk about feuds, fights, outlines, and airports.
10/21/202347 minutes, 52 seconds
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WWDTM: 25th Year Spectacular Part VII!

We're celebrating 25 years on the air with another dive into our archive. Enjoy interviews with John Goodman, Sam Waterston, Jenny Slate, and a never-before-heard Bluff game!
10/14/202348 minutes, 47 seconds
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WWDTM: Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar

Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar joins panelists Shantira Jackson, Maz Jobrani, and Roy Blount, Jr, to talk about how being named Miss Idaho prepared her for the Supreme Court
10/7/202347 minutes, 25 seconds
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WWDTM: Bob and Erin Odenkirk

This week, we're live in LA with comedy legend Bob Odenkirk, and his daughter Erin. They talk their new book of poems, growing up with a dad on TV, and more.
9/30/202347 minutes, 59 seconds
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WWDTM: John Wilson

John Wilson is the creator of the Emmy-nominated How To With John Wilson, and joins us to talk about being paid in Wite-Out and the best place in New York to meet a referee.
9/23/202347 minutes, 22 seconds
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WWDTM: Secretary Clinton

Secretary Clinton joins us this week to talk about the Clinton Global Initiative's wild afterparties and whether or not she's seen Pete Davidson's tattoo of her.
9/16/202348 minutes, 9 seconds
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WWDMT: Martinus Evans

Martinus Evans is a fitness influencer and the founder of the radically inclusive Slow AF Run Club. He may be proudly slow, but can he answer our questions about something fast AF, the Concorde jet?
9/9/202347 minutes, 56 seconds
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WWDTM: Bob Seger

Bob Seger is an Ann Arbor legend, a Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer who also happens to be one of the best selling artists of all time. He made it big with "Night Moves" but can he answer our questions about Knight Moves, or chess strategies?
9/2/202348 minutes, 27 seconds
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WWDTM: Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson is the Grammy and Oscar-winning producer behind the score and soundtrack for Barbie. He joins guest host Negin Farsad and panelists Shantira Jackson, Alzo Slade, and Luke Burbank.
8/26/202347 minutes, 47 seconds
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WWDTM: 25th Year Spectacular Part VI!

Our deep dive into our 25 year history continues with appearances from Brian May, Esperanza Spalding, Cyndi Lauper and more!
8/19/202348 minutes
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WWDTM: 25th Year Spectacular Part V!

This week, we continue our 25 year retrospective with appearances from Donny Osmond, Kristen Bell + Dax Shepard, Ina Garten, and more!
8/12/202347 minutes, 52 seconds
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WWDTM: Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith is one of the world's most beloved poets. She joins us to talk about her new memoir, how she owes her fame to Starbucks, and why her mom may get banned from the library.
8/5/202348 minutes, 44 seconds
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WWDTM: Randall Park

For some, being a triple-threat actor/writer/comedian is enough, but not for Randall Park, who decided to add "director" to the list with his debut film Shortcomings. He joins guest host Karen Chee and panelists Zainab Johnson, Tom Bodett and Josh Gondelman.
7/29/202347 minutes, 40 seconds
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WWDTM: Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard joins us in Portland to talk about his storied career, from Dame Time, to rap battles, to owning a Toyota Dealership. He's assisted by panelists Luke Burbank, Paula Poundstone, and Helen Hong
7/22/202348 minutes, 26 seconds
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WWDTM: Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone joins panelists Emmy Blotnick, Adam Felber, and Joyelle Nicole Johnson to talk birds, Broadway, and the proper way to swipe a cell phone.
7/15/202348 minutes
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WWDTM: 25th Year Spectacular Part IV!

This week, we're diving back into the archives for Part IV of our 25th Year Spectacular! We've got interviews with George Takei, Martha Stewart, and Mariska Hargitay, plus some time with Barbie director Greta Gerwig!
7/8/202348 minutes, 21 seconds
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WWDTM: Aleeza Ben Shalom

Aleeza Ben Shalom is the star of Netflix's Jewish Matchmaking, and she joins panelists Adam Burke, Brian Babylon, and Roxanne Roberts to talk about how matchmaking is just like a live-action game of Where's Waldo
7/1/202347 minutes, 16 seconds
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WWDTM: Karen Allen

We're back in Tanglewood and joined by the amazing Karen Allen, who plays the iconic Marion Ravenwood in the Indiana Jones movies. She joins Karen Chee, Roy Blount, Jr. and Negin Farsad to talk spitting in auditions, Tom Selleck, and working with snakes
6/24/202348 minutes, 54 seconds
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WWDTM: James Marsden

James Marsden joins panelists Adam Felber, Karen Chee, and Faith Salie to talk Jury Duty, playing yourself, and what it's like to be the Baxter in a romcom.
6/17/202348 minutes, 32 seconds
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WWDTM: Radhika Jones

On this week's episode, Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Radhika Jones joins us to talk about Rupert Murdoch, Little House on the Prairie, and the rules of underboob. Plus, Tom Papa, Emmy Blotnick, and Skyler Higley journey into the world of VR.
6/10/202348 minutes, 6 seconds
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WWDTM: The First Quarter Century, pt. III

We continue our look back at 25 years of shows with Keegan Michael-Key, Regina King, and Susan OrleanSupport NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
6/3/202348 minutes, 23 seconds
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WWDTM: John Goodman

We're back in New Orleans with the legendary John Goodman! He talks leaving L.A., The Big Lebowski, and being the voice of the St. Louis airport.Support NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
5/27/202348 minutes, 53 seconds
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WWDTM: Golda Rosheuvel

Golda Rosheuvel was so captivating as Bridgerton's Queen Charlotte that Netflix made a show all about her. She joins Luke Burbank, Negin Farsad, and Adam Burke to talk wigs, neck braces, and bodice ripping
5/20/202348 minutes, 8 seconds
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WWDTM: Gabrielle Dennis

On this week's show, The Big Door Prize's Gabrielle Dennis joins panelists Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden, and Adam Felber to talk about living to your full potential and the job at Six Flags that everyone else is jealous of.
5/13/202348 minutes, 20 seconds
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WWDTM: Ray Romano

Ray Romano joins panelists Tom Papa, Matt Rogers, and Helen Hong to talk about the secret to marriage, rewatching yourself on TV 15 years later, and having a good poker face.
5/6/202349 minutes, 34 seconds
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WWDTM: Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley joins us live in Nashville to talk about getting recognized for insurance commercials, his skill at writing impromptu jingles for chili, and whether his kids think he's cool.
4/29/202348 minutes, 11 seconds
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WWDTM: Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al joins panelists Josh Gondelman, Robby Hoffman, and Tom Bodett to talk about his new (mostly real) biopic, and what he would've done if Prince hadn't turned him down.
4/22/202348 minutes, 8 seconds
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WWDTM: Kaila Mullady

Kaila Mullady started beatboxing in 5th grade to impress a boy, and since then has become a two-time world champion. But, can she answer questions abut boxes that get beat, AKA piñatas?Support NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
4/15/202348 minutes, 19 seconds
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WWDTM: Everyone & Goodbyes

Emma and some of her co-hosts say goodbye to the greatest podcast the world has ever seen.
4/12/20235 minutes, 57 seconds
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WWDTM: The First Quarter Century

We celebrate our 25th anniversary with Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Ed Helms, Bonnie Raitt, and more!
4/8/202348 minutes, 57 seconds
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WWDTM: Michelle Rodriguez

On this week's episode, action star Michelle Rodriguez joins us to talk about The Fast & The Furious, Dungeons & Dragons, and her personal state slogan for New Jersey. Support NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
4/1/202348 minutes, 49 seconds
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WWDTM: David Axelrod

On this week's episode, we head to Tucson to talk politics with David Axelrod, the former consultant who helped get President Obama elected.Support NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
3/25/202347 minutes, 5 seconds
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WWDTM: Sam Waterston

On this week's episode, guest host Karen Chee talks with legendary actor Sam Waterston about Law & Order, how to look good in a stovepipe hat, and where to see raccoons doing Shakespeare.Support NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
3/18/202348 minutes, 52 seconds
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Nick Kroll

Nick Kroll is a brilliant comedian and one of the minds behind Big Mouth and History of the World, Part II. We Rick Roll Nick Kroll, that is, ask him questions about roles played by actors named Rick.Support NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
3/11/202347 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Wait Wait Anthology: Reality TV Edition

On this episode of The Wait Wait Anthology, we bring the drama and dive deep into the world of reality TV. From The Bachelor to The Kardashians, we leave no stone unturned and no suite un-fantasied.
3/8/202316 minutes, 42 seconds
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Malala Yousafzai on winning the Nobel Peace Prize while in chemistry class

At the age of 17, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize, and now a documentary she executive produced is nominated for an Oscar. And, if she answers our three questions about puzzles correctly, she'll win the inaugural Nobel Pieces Prize.A message to listeners: a recent error with Apple Podcasts meant you might not have been able to hear our regular weekend show without signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+. We have worked with Apple to correct the error. Regular episodes have not changed and will remain free and available. We've shared some information about managing your subscription via Apple on our Facebook page: https://bit.ly/3mamqm2Support NPR by signing up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
3/4/202349 minutes, 20 seconds
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Best of the First 25 Years

We celebrate our 25th anniversary with Mikeael Shiffrin, Leonard Nimoy, Mae Jemison, Stephen Colbert, John Hodgman, and Ozzie Smith.
2/25/202347 minutes, 53 seconds
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Everyone & Spotify Stalking

Comedian Dulcé Sloan and Emma give your playlists the side eye. Plus we ask Pitchfork Editor-in-Chief Puja Patel if you should be self conscious about your bad taste in music.
2/22/202315 minutes, 13 seconds
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Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez is a cultural icon, from Do The Right Thing to White Men Can't Jump to her new role on Showtime's Your Honor. She's the best part of any project she's in, but can she answer our questions about advice columns?
2/18/202348 minutes, 3 seconds
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Geena Davis

Geena Davis went from being an Oscar-winning actor to a skilled archer to an activist to an author, and she's now executive producer of CBS' Mission Unstoppable. But, can she answer our three questions about blue jeans?Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
2/11/202348 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Wait Wait Anthology: Cats Edition

Introducing The Wait Wait Anthology, a deep dive into the Wait Wait archives hosted by Bill Kurtis
2/8/202312 minutes, 26 seconds
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Billy Porter

Billy Porter is an absolute legend. With a career that started in his teens, he's now 3/4ths of the way to an EGOT. He's also a style icon, who's always the most fashionable person in any room he's in. His new movie is 80 For Brady, but what does he know about the Brady Bunch?Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
2/4/202347 minutes, 23 seconds
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Natasha Lyonne

Natasha Lyonne is an actor, writer, and director with one of the most recognizable voices in the world. She stars in the new series Poker Face, so we ask her three questions about getting botox.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
1/28/202347 minutes, 26 seconds
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Everyone & Mistaken Identity

Guest hosts Karen Chee and Josh Gondelman dive head first into alternate universes. Plus we get to the bottom of the Masters tournament mistaken identity kerfuffle.
1/25/202311 minutes, 3 seconds
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Secretary of State Antony Blinken takes some time out from his busy schedule to tell panelists Dulcé Sloan, Eugene Cordaro, and Tom Bodett about his musical alter ego, ABlinken, and to answer three questions about Matthew Mcconaughey.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
1/21/202347 minutes, 55 seconds
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George Saunders

Celebrated short story author George Saunders joins us to answer three questions about court stories. With panelists Paula Poundstone, Peter Grosz and Emmy Blotnick.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
1/14/202348 minutes, 10 seconds
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Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay, star of Law and Order, SVU, answers three questions about Sweet Valley High, the location depicted in the teen book series. We also revisit our moments with Sean Hayes, Myles Stubblefield, and Mo Amer.
1/7/202347 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Man Bill-hind the Voice!

Peter sits down with our very own judge and scorekeeper, Bill Kurtis, to learn about the legendary anchorman's life and career.
1/4/202314 minutes, 10 seconds
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Best of Not My Job December 2022

In this episode, we revisit our times with Ralph Macchio, Eleanor Holmes Norton, the hosts of the podcast "Ear Hustle" Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor, and Matt Walsh.
12/31/202247 minutes, 13 seconds
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Sarah Polley

Actor and director Sarah Polley plays our game called "Sarah Polley, wanna cracker?" Three questions about parrots. Joining her are panelists Roxanne Roberts, Adam Burke, and Shane O'Neill.
12/24/202246 minutes, 42 seconds
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Everyone & Improv Nerds

Emma and Vice columnist Alzo Slade try to solve the improv coolness crisis with the help of comedy icon Colin Mochrie. Plus: Emma tries her best to annoy Peter Sagal.
12/21/202216 minutes, 31 seconds
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Andrew Bird

Singer-songwriter and world class whistler Andrew Bird plays our game called, "Put Your Lips Together and Blow" Three questions about referees. Joining him are panelists Adam Burke, Tom Papa, and Zainab Johnson.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
12/17/202249 minutes, 17 seconds
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Gayle King

Host of CBS Mornings, Gayle King plays our game called, "Gayle King, meet the real Gale Kings" three questions about meteorologists. She is joined by panelists Negin Farsad, Peter Grosz, and Faith Salie.
12/10/202247 minutes, 2 seconds
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How to Become a Listener Contestant with Peter, Miles, and Sofie

Have you ever wanted to become a listener contestant on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me? Host Peter Sagal and producers Miles Doornbos and Sofie Hernandez-Simeonidis discuss how they select which callers make it to the air.
12/7/202212 minutes, 31 seconds
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Dana Carvey

This week on "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me," we are back with a brand new show from the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago featuring panelists Josh Gondelman, Skyler Higley, and Paula Poundstone. Plus, we quiz comedy legend Dana Carvey on a subject he knows nothing about in our "Not My Job" game.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
12/3/202248 minutes, 52 seconds
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WWDTM Best of NMJ Thanksgiving

Nathan Lane, Puja Patel, Darryl "Cornbread" McCray, and Jeremy O. Harris are featured in this Thanksgiving edition.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
11/26/202247 minutes, 22 seconds
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Everyone & Giant Puzzles

Comedian Maeve Higgins and Emma build the world's largest puzzle.
11/23/202213 minutes, 31 seconds
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Freddie Johnson

This week we come to you from the Palace Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky with panelists Paula Poundstone, Adam Burke, and Alzo Slade. Our guest is Freddie Johnson of Buffalo Trace Distillery.Sign up for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.
11/19/202247 minutes, 45 seconds
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Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson, star of the Office and host of Peacock's Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward, plays our game about Craigslist. Joining him are panelists Tom Papa; Negin Farsad and Brian Babylon.
11/12/202249 minutes, 8 seconds
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Behind the scenes with Peter and Lillian

Peter asks Producer and Editor Lillian King why some questions don't make the show. PLUS: Lillian plays those questions!
11/9/202213 minutes, 58 seconds
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Amber Ruffin

Amber Ruffin, host of The Amber Ruffin Show on Peacock and the purple M&M, plays our game called "Roughin' It" Three questions about camping. Joining in are panelists Karen Chee, Hari Kondabolu and Maz Jobrani.Subscribe to Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org/waitwait.
11/5/202249 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj, comedian with the new Netflix special "The King's Jester" and former host of Patriot Act, plays our game about former Patriot Rob Gronkowski. Joining him are panelists Helen Hong, Mo Rocca, and Shane O'Neill.
10/29/202248 minutes, 25 seconds
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Everyone & The Supernatural

Comedian Mo Rocca considers buying a lighthouse and Emma goes ghost hunting.
10/26/202217 minutes, 37 seconds
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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, a real genius

Dr Ibram X Kendi, author and MacArthur Genius, plays our game about the Genius Bar at Apple Stores. Joining him are panelists Alonzo Bodden, Josh Gondelman and Amy Dickinson.
10/22/202250 minutes, 7 seconds
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Vivek Murthy

Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States, answers three questions about the mysterious and often huge fish, the sturgeon. Also featured are interviews with Jeremy Allen White and Mandy Moore.
10/15/202248 minutes, 26 seconds
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Behind the scenes with Peter Sagal and Emma Choi

Peter and Emma sit down with Executive Producer Mike Danforth to answer some questions that you have about the making of Wait Wait.
10/12/202220 minutes, 22 seconds
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Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio, star of Netflix's "Cobra Kai" plays our game called "Wax On, Wax Off, Yeowww!" Three questions about hair removal. He is joined by panelists Emmy Blotnick, Alzo Slade and Adam Felber.
10/8/202248 minutes, 55 seconds
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Julio Torres

Julio Torres, creator and star of HBO's Los Espookys, plays our game about The Addams Family called, "Los Ookys." Joining him are panelists Tom Papa, Dulcé Sloan, and Hari Kondabolu.
10/1/202247 minutes, 46 seconds
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Everyone & Spoons

Comedian Hoja Lopez and Emma get salty with the latest spoon technology and test out new talents nobody asked for.
9/28/202213 minutes, 6 seconds
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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.
9/24/202249 minutes, 9 seconds
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Everyone & A Giant Worm

Comedian Karen Chee and Emma meet a giant worm and learn how to write a spooky children's book.
9/21/202214 minutes, 41 seconds
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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.
9/17/202247 minutes, 39 seconds
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Everyone & Time Capsules

Emma talks to comedian Hari Kondabolu about time capsules: lost, found, and in the case of Andy Warhol, unintentional.
9/14/202216 minutes, 21 seconds
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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.
9/10/202248 minutes, 30 seconds
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Everyone & Ostrich Escape

Comedian Josh Gondelman joins Emma to outsmart a runaway Ostrich and learn how to prepare for the role of a lifetime.
9/7/202215 minutes, 15 seconds
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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.
9/3/202249 minutes, 2 seconds
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Everyone & Names

Comedian Peter Grosz joins Emma to spell check your kid's name and shop for the perfect tattoo.
8/31/202215 minutes, 7 seconds
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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.
8/27/202248 minutes, 43 seconds
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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.
8/24/202224 minutes, 3 seconds
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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.
8/20/202248 minutes, 43 seconds
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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!
8/17/202216 minutes, 17 seconds
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Best of Not My Job

Steve Buscemi, Lars Ulrich, Aidy Bryant, Alan Cummings, and Jeff Daniels play Not My Job.
8/13/202248 minutes, 35 seconds
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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.
8/10/202216 minutes, 6 seconds
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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.
8/6/202247 minutes, 15 seconds
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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.
8/3/202211 minutes, 56 seconds
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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.
7/30/202248 minutes, 5 seconds
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Everyone & Van Gogh

Comedian Vinny Thomas and Emma discover Van Gogh's ghost and get inspired by an artist with a selfie stick.
7/27/202211 minutes, 2 seconds
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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.
7/23/202249 minutes, 5 seconds
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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.
7/20/202215 minutes, 34 seconds
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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.
7/16/202247 minutes, 40 seconds
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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.
7/13/202211 minutes, 13 seconds
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Del the Funky Homosapien

Del the Funky Homo Sapien, rapper and producer, answers three questions about mankind's ancient ancestors, neanderthals.
7/9/202247 minutes, 58 seconds
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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.
7/6/202226 minutes, 49 seconds
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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.
7/2/202248 minutes, 25 seconds
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Everyone & Lost and Found

Reporter Shane O'Neill and Emma learn at the Lost and Found not all is lost, then think deep thoughts with an old friend.
6/29/202219 minutes, 9 seconds
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Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda

Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda, creators of the new comedy series about E-sports, Players, on Paramount+ play our game about a C-sport: croquet. Joining them are panelists Peter Grosz, Adam Burke and Helen Hong.
6/25/202248 minutes, 24 seconds
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Everyone & Elvis

Comedian Mic Nguyen and Emma search for someone to fill some very hard to fill shoes, and Mic gets lessons from the King.
6/22/202215 minutes, 21 seconds
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Sean Hayes

Actor and podcast host Sean Hayes plays our game called, "Sean Hayes, Meet Purple Haze" Three questions about odd strains of marijuana. He is joined by panelists Bobcat Goldthwait, Maeve Higgins, and Brian Babylon.
6/18/202248 minutes, 58 seconds
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Everyone & Dolphins

Comedian Maeve Higgins and Emma learn why you never want to be recognized by a dolphin and find out where the magic happens.
6/15/202216 minutes, 40 seconds
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Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson, the longest-tenured cast member of Saturday Night Live, plays our game about people who only lasted one day on the job. He is joined by panelists Luke Burbank, Negin Farsad and Hari Kondabolu. Please help us out by telling us what you like and how we could improve by completing a short anonymous survey at npr.org/podcastsurvey.
6/11/202249 minutes, 47 seconds
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Everyone & Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal pops by to share his favorites from the podcast so far. Turns out Peter loves Mountain Dew, Emma's Grandma's Kimchi, and unsolved ham mysteries.
6/8/202221 minutes, 6 seconds
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Best of NMJ June 2022

This week as we (hopefully) say goodbye to Zoom shows, we feature Kacey Musgraves, Brian Cox, Audra McDonald, and Woody Hoburg.
6/4/202248 minutes, 6 seconds
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Everyone & Graduation

Comedian Hari Kondabolu and Emma congratulate seniors and stress out over the cap and gown shortage. And Hari graduates with his degree in inspiration.
6/1/202216 minutes, 40 seconds
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Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor

Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor, hosts of Radiotopia's Ear Hustle podcast, play our game about the Steer Hustle, AKA, the rodeo. They are joined by panelists Maz Jobrani, Adam Burke and Paula Poundstone.
5/28/202249 minutes, 35 seconds
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Everyone & Cruise Ship Love

Comedian Ashley Ray and Emma discover love on the open sea, find out who really likes shrimp and ask "What would Jesus do?"
5/25/202215 minutes, 14 seconds
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Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore, pop singer and star of This Is Us, plays our game called This is Utz, three questions about the snack brand Utz. She is joined by panelists Alonzo Bodden, Maeve Higgins, and Tom Papa.
5/21/202248 minutes, 28 seconds
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Everyone & Skeletons

Comedian Adam Burke and Emma meet a knight in shining armor, get the latest gossip about the Medieval era and uncover a skeleton in the closet.
5/18/202216 minutes, 5 seconds
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Hannah Einbinder

Comedian and star of HBO's Hacks, Hannah Einbinder plays our game about life hacks. She is joined by panelists Peter Grosz, Faith Salie and Laci Mosley.
5/14/202248 minutes, 53 seconds
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Everyone & Pay Phones

Tom Bodett celebrates a heroic payphone and gets advice from author Samin Nosrat.
5/11/202216 minutes, 48 seconds
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Adam Scott

Adam Scott, star of Apple TV+'s Severance, plays our game about weddings and marriage proposals. He is joined by panelists Maz Jobrani, Emmy Blotnick and Paula Poundstone.
5/7/202247 minutes
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Everyone & Corpse Flowers

Comedian Negin Farsad joins Emma to meet a corpse flower and find love at a stinky speed dating event.
5/4/202211 minutes, 50 seconds
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Myles Stubblefield

Myles Stubblefield, the man behind Buffalo Worm Works, plays our game about ear worms. Joining him are panelists Alzo Slade, Maeve Higgins and Amy Dickinson.
4/30/202248 minutes, 51 seconds
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Everyone & Mice

Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka and Emma get overrun by mice, meet a fancy cat and finally untangle the mystery of the Rat King. With guests Dr. Bobby Corrigan, Cameron Jay, and Lynzie Rogers.
4/27/202219 minutes, 11 seconds
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Stephen Merchant

Stephen Merchant, co-creator of The Office and star of The Outlaws, plays our game about thieving merchants. He is joined by panelists Ashley Ray, Maz Jobrani and Faith Salie.
4/23/202248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Everyone & Secret Messages

Comedian Emmy Blotnick and Emma find a message in a bottle, learn what not to do with cheese, and Domee Shi, director of Pixar's "Turning Red" talks about her Harry Potter fan fiction.
4/20/202221 minutes, 9 seconds
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Best of NMJ April 2022

Chance The Rapper, Japanese Breakfast, and brothers Bashir and Sultan Salahuddin, plus Paula Poundstone thinks a story is baloney.
4/16/202247 minutes, 37 seconds
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Everyone & Robot Dogs

Writer and comedian Alzo Slade joins Emma to explore the ruins of Pompeii and a robot dog finally finds its calling.
4/13/202213 minutes, 3 seconds
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Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh, from HBO's Veep, plays our game about mistakes in sports announcing. Joining him are panelists Karen Chee, Helen Hong and Alonzo Bodden.
4/9/202246 minutes, 54 seconds
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Everyone & Boring People

Comedian Peter Grosz joins Emma on a search for the most boring person in the world and Emma interviews astronaut Victor Glover about the boring parts of his exciting job.
4/6/202216 minutes, 55 seconds
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Slash

Legendary rock guitarist Slash plays our game about those purveyors of sashes: beauty pageants. He is joined by panelists Tom Papa, Cristela Alonzo and Maeve Higgins.
4/2/202247 minutes, 26 seconds
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Everyone & Fancy Ham

Comedian Hari Kondabolu joins Emma Choi to solve a meat mystery with bestselling author Gillian Flynn, then we talk with baseball legend Sean Doolittle about what he and Emma's mom have in common.
3/30/202220 minutes, 16 seconds
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Dan Snow

British historian Dan Snow, a member of the team that discovered Ernest Shackleton's lost ship, plays our game about the artists lost at the bottom of the Lollapalooza lineup. He is joined by panelists Luke Burbank, Emmy Blotnick and Roxanne Roberts.
3/26/202248 minutes, 25 seconds
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Everyone & Bears

Comedian Ashley Ray joins Emma Choi to discuss a super cool and dangerous job opening, Emma interviews for the position and we pitch a reality TV show to the creator of "Love is Blind."
3/23/202223 minutes, 3 seconds
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Zazie Beetz

One of the stars of Atlanta, Zazie Beetz, plays our game called "Zazie Beetz, meet Sassy Beats!" Three stories about Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts. She is joined by panelists Roy Blount Jr, Helen Hong and Mo Rocca.
3/19/202248 minutes, 4 seconds
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Everyone & Dinosaurs

Wait Wait's Adam Burke joins Emma to discuss what really killed the dinosaurs; we answer the age old question: can jugglers save the world? And we meet someone who makes rocks more rock and roll.
3/16/202220 minutes, 12 seconds
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Elana Meyers Taylor

Elana Meyers Taylor, the most decorated Olympic American Bobsledder, plays our game called, "You've medaled alright...in Death Metal!" She is joined by panelists Negin Farsad, Alzo Slade and Paula Poundstone.
3/12/202248 minutes, 22 seconds
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Everyone & The Dew

Comedian Vinny Thomas joins Emma to discuss Hard Mountain Dew—but is it any good? We ask an expert. Plus we talk to the mother son duo behind a beloved bathroom staple.
3/9/202214 minutes, 33 seconds
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Porsha Williams

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams plays our game called "Real Housewife meet a Fake Housewife." She is joined by panelists Faith Salie, Joel Kim Booster and Hari Kondabolu. Filling in for Bill Kurtis is Chioke I'Anson.
3/5/202249 minutes, 7 seconds
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Everyone & Roy Choi

Comedian Josh Gondelman joins Emma Choi to discuss a saucy situation, celebrity chef Roy Choi troubleshoots a recipe with Emma's Grandma, and we finally settle an age old debate: heels or rollerblades?
3/2/202217 minutes, 49 seconds
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Best of Not My Job February 2022

This week we highlight some of our favorite past segments with RZA, Yamiche Alcindor, and more. Plus we remember our friend and panelist PJ O'Rourke who died last week.
2/26/202246 minutes, 55 seconds
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Everyone & Monkey Business

Comedian Emmy Blotnick joins Emma Choi to discuss a smooth solution to a monkey problem, we hear from a romantic heartworm, and maybe, sort of meet Ian McKellen?
2/23/202214 minutes, 35 seconds
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Everyone & Their Mom

Introducing Everyone & Their Mom from Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! Every week, there's an odd or funny story that everyone & their mom seems to be talking about. On this new show from your friends at Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, host Emma Choi takes that story and uses it as an excuse to talk to culture makers, Wait Wait panelists, and hilarious new comedians. New episodes every Wednesday, starting February 23rd. Tell your mom.
2/21/20221 minute, 39 seconds
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Marlon James

Booker Prize-winning novelist Marlon James, author of the Dark Star Trilogy fantasy series, plays our game about fantasy football. He is joined by panelists panelists Ashley Ray, Peter Grosz, and Negin Farsad.
2/19/202248 minutes, 16 seconds
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Patti Smith

Poet and Rock Icon Patti Smith plays our game about pattysmiths...fast food burger restaurants. She is joined by panelists Maeve Higgins, Hari Kondabolu and Bobcat Goldthwait
2/12/202247 minutes, 58 seconds
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Shermann 'Dilla' Thomas

TikTok Historian Shermann 'Dilla' Thomas plays our game celebrating Tom Brady's retirement from the NFL called, "You're The Goat, Literally." Three questions about actual goats. He is joined by panelists Adam Burke, Paula Poundstone and Tom Papa.
2/5/202248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Jeremy O. Harris

Tony-nominated playwright Jeremy O. Harris plays our game called, "You're a playwright, these guys play wrong!" Three questions about athletes making terrible plays. He is joined by panelists Alzo Slade, Karen Chee, and Josh Gondelman.
1/29/202248 minutes, 27 seconds
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Brian Cox

Actor Brian Cox, who plays Logan Roy on HBO's Succession, answers three questions about suck sessions, or vacuum cleaning. He is joined by panelists Mo Rocca, Paula Poundstone and Cristela Alonzo.
1/22/202248 minutes, 42 seconds
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Kacey Musgraves

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves plays our game called, "O, Say Can You See." Three questions about national anthems. She is joined by panelists Maz Jobrani, Helen Hong, and Emmy Blotnick.
1/15/202248 minutes, 1 second
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Woody Hoburg

Astronaut Woody Hoburg, part of NASA's Artemis program, plays our game called, "Dance With These Stars!" He is joined by panelists Peter Grosz, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
1/8/202249 minutes, 4 seconds
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WWDTM Best of 2021 January

WWDTM rings in the new year with some of our favorite moments from 2021, with Martin Short, Robin and Brook Lopez, Jane Kaczmarek, and André de Shields. Plus we feature some new moments with our panelists.
1/1/202247 minutes, 36 seconds
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WWDTM Best of 2021 Bonus Podcast

Peter Sagal and Emma Choi reminisce about their favorite WWDTM moments from the past year.
12/29/202129 minutes, 13 seconds
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Best of WWDTM December 2021

It's our Christmas Spectacular with Bowen Yang, Lindsey Vonn, Elizabeth Warren, and Symone. Plus there's a shiny new Bluff the Listener game and other never-before-heard material.
12/25/202148 minutes, 20 seconds
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Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer, actor, singer and author of the new Kindle book Southern Belle Insults, plays our game about palm readers. She is joined by panelists Faith Salie, Mo Rocca, and Tom Bodett.
12/18/202148 minutes, 16 seconds
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Bashir and Sultan Salahuddin

Bashir and Sultan Salahuddin, creators and stars of HBO Max's South Side, play our game called "Welcome to the Real South Side!" Three questions about Antarctica. They are joined by panelists Cristela Alonzo, Luke Burbank and Maeve Higgins.
12/11/202148 minutes, 38 seconds
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Audra McDonald

Musical theater legend Audra McDonald plays our game about Burger King. She is joined by panelists Adam Burke, Maz Jobrani and Karen Chee.
12/4/202147 minutes, 56 seconds
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Best of Thanksgiving 2021

Stephen Fry, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jen Psaki, and Chris Bosh are featured along with some never-before-heard moments with our panelists.
11/27/202148 minutes, 2 seconds
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Brook and Robin Lopez

Brook and Robin Lopez, twin brothers playing in the NBA, play our game called "Lopez's Meet the Low Prezzes," Three questions about the shortest US Presidents. They are joined by panelists Hari Kondabolu, Adam Felber and Atsuko Okatsuka.
11/20/202147 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ed Begley Jr.

Actor and Environmental Activist Ed Begley Jr. plays our game called "Ed Begley Jr. Meet Bee Movie Sr" three questions about The Bee Movie. He is joined by panelists Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden, and Emmy Blotnick.
11/13/202149 minutes, 12 seconds
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Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper plays our game called, "Chance, Meet Community Chest," three questions about Monopoly. He is joined by panelists Bobcat Goldthwait, Brian Babylon and Negin Farsad at the Harris Theater in Chicago.
11/6/202148 minutes, 7 seconds
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P.K. Subban

Hockey All-Star P.K. Subban plays our game called, "That's Icing! Delicious Icing!" Three questions about bakeries. He is joined by guest host Negin Farsad and panelists Amy Dickinson, Josh Gondelman, and Peter Grosz.
10/30/202148 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ron and Clint Howard

Clint and Ron Howard, authors of the new memoir, The Boys, play our game called, "Mayberry, Maybe Not Berry." They are joined by panelists Maz Jobrani, Alonzo Bodden, and Karen Chee.
10/23/202149 minutes, 3 seconds
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Best of WWDTM October 2021

We look back on our time with Joel McHale, Dr. Ellen Stofan, Tariq Trotter, and Phillpa Soo. Plus we share more of our time with Dulcé Sloan from our live performace in Philadelphia last August.
10/16/202147 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ilana Glazer

Ilana Glazer, co-star and co-creator of Broad City, plays our game about different kinds of glazers: donuts. She is joined by panelists Adam Burke, Helen Hong and Roxanne Roberts.
10/9/202147 minutes, 48 seconds
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RZA

Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA plays our game called, "Ooh, Tang!": three questions about NASA's favorite orange drink. He is joined by panelists Josh Gondelman, Negin Farsad and Emmy Blotnick.
10/2/202148 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bowen Yang

Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live cast member, plays our game called "Monday Through Friday Night Live" about local TV news. He is joined by panelists Hari Kondabolu, Roy Blount Jr and Faith Salie.
9/25/202148 minutes, 17 seconds
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Yamiche Alcindor

Yamiche Alcindor, host of PBS's "Washington Week", plays our game about the week's washing: laundry. She is joined by panelists Cristela Alonzo, Brian Babylon and Tom Papa.
9/18/202148 minutes, 39 seconds
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Antoni Porowski

Antoni Porowski, one of the "Fab Five" from Queer Eye, plays our game about another fab five, the Spice Girls. He is joined by panelists Maeve Higgins, Luke Burbank and Laci Mosely.
9/11/202148 minutes, 11 seconds
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Martin Short

Comedy legend Martin Short, co-star of Hulu's Only Murders in the Building, plays our game about murders of crows. He is joined by panelists Peter Grosz, Helen Hong and Emmy Blotnick.
9/4/202149 minutes, 6 seconds
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Jane Kaczmarek

Jane Kaczmarek, who played Lois on Malcolm In The Middle, plays our game called "Malcolm in the Middle, meet Finger in the Middle." She is joined by panelists Paula Poundstone, Josh Gondelman, and Maz Jobrani.
8/28/202148 minutes, 57 seconds
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Best of WWDTM Summertime 2

WWDTM savors some of our favorite moments from recent shows, with Phoebe Bridgers, Jordan Jonas, Jennifer Lee, Owen Wilson, and our panelists.
8/21/202149 minutes, 5 seconds
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Best of WWDTM Summertime 1

This week, WWDTM is on Summer Break, so enjoy some of our favorite moments from past shows with guests Zach Galifinakis, Kristine Lilly, and Charlie Day, plus the mysterious case of the Pooperintendent.
8/14/202149 minutes, 12 seconds
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Larry Krasner

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, subject of the series Philly DA, plays our game called "There's Mo... there's Larry... hmm... who's missing?" He is joined by panelists Dulcé Sloan, Mo Rocca, and Alonzo Bodden.
8/7/202149 minutes, 2 seconds
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Stephen Fry

British actor, writer, TV host and Renaissance man Stephen Fry plays our game about one-hit wonders. He is joined by panelists Maeve Higgins, Hari Kondabolu, and Tom Bodett.
7/31/202149 minutes, 40 seconds
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Dr. Ellen Stofan

Dr. Ellen Stofan, Under Secretary For Science and Research at the Smithsonian, plays our game about other strange collections of artifacts. She is joined by panelists Karen Chee, Laci Mosley and Bobcat Goldthwait.
7/24/202149 minutes, 26 seconds
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Phillipa Soo

Phillipa Soo, one of the stars of Hamilton, plays our game about a ton of ham. She is joined by panelists Gina Brillon, Helen Hong, and Mo Rocca.
7/17/202148 minutes, 48 seconds
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Best of WWDTM July 2021

WWDTM presents some favorite segments to remind everyone what shows with actual audiences sound like, with Leslie Odom, Jr., Regina King, and Laird Hamilton. We also feature some moments with our panelists, some of which have not been aired before.
7/10/202148 minutes, 43 seconds
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Roger Bennett

Roger Bennett, co-creator of Men In Blazers and an impressive sports broadcaster, answers our three questions about bowling. He is joined by guest host Faith Salie and panelists Paula Poundstone, Cristela Alonzo, and Peter Grosz.
7/3/202149 minutes, 4 seconds
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T-Pain

T-Pain, the musician who won the first season of The Masked Singer, answers three questions about the half-masked singer, i.e. The Phantom of the Opera. He is joined by panelists Brian Babylon, Amy Dickinson, and Josh Gondelman.
6/26/202149 minutes, 8 seconds
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Anna Konkle

Anna Konkle, co-creator and star of Hulu's junior high comedy PEN15, plays our game about a drink that will give you a junior high: Red Bull. She is joined by panelists Dulcé Sloan, Faith Salie, and Luke Burbank.
6/19/202149 minutes, 30 seconds
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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.
6/12/202147 minutes, 42 seconds
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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.
6/5/202149 minutes, 37 seconds
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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.
5/29/202149 minutes, 51 seconds
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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.
5/22/202149 minutes, 18 seconds
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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
5/15/202149 minutes, 28 seconds
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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
5/8/202149 minutes, 3 seconds
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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.
5/1/202150 minutes, 2 seconds
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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.
4/24/202149 minutes, 54 seconds
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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.
4/17/202149 minutes, 1 second
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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.
4/10/202148 minutes, 48 seconds
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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.
4/3/202148 minutes, 44 seconds
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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.
3/27/202149 minutes, 17 seconds
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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.
3/20/202149 minutes, 19 seconds
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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.
3/13/202150 minutes, 11 seconds
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Jordan Jonas

Jordan Jonas, winner of "Alone", joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Charla Lauriston, and Brian Babylon.
3/6/202147 minutes, 51 seconds
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Dr. Swati Mohan

Dr. Swati Mohan, Mars Rover scientist, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Dulcé Sloan, and Mo Rocca.
2/27/202149 minutes, 50 seconds
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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.
2/20/202150 minutes, 1 second
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Abby Phillip

Abby Phillip, host of CNN's "Inside Politics", joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Alonzo Bodden.
2/13/202148 minutes, 58 seconds
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Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson, actor, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Peter Grosz, and Laci Mosley.
2/6/202148 minutes, 31 seconds
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Jen Psaki

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, joins us along with panelists Tom Papa, Jessi Klein, and Yassir Lester.
1/30/202149 minutes, 12 seconds
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Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody

Mandy Patinkin, actor, is joined by his wife Kathryn Grody along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Josh Gondelman.
1/23/202149 minutes, 12 seconds
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Phoebe Bridgers

Phoebe Bridgers, musician, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Luke Burbank, and Negin Farsad.
1/16/202150 minutes, 3 seconds
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Jane Krakowski

Actor Jane Krakowski joins us, along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Maeve Higgins, and Joel Kim Booster.
1/9/202149 minutes, 7 seconds
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WWDTM New Year 2021

We say goodbye to 2020 with Christine Baranksi, Doug Jones, Jonna Mendez, and Kellee Edwards.
1/2/202148 minutes, 21 seconds
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WWDTM Christmas 2020

We look back on our interviews with Don Cheadle, Tituss Burgess, and Jason Ward, as well as some fun moments with our panelists.
12/26/202049 minutes, 23 seconds
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Este and Alana Haim

Este and Alana Haim, two-thirds of the band HAIM, join us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.
12/19/202050 minutes, 21 seconds
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Wait Wait's Letter from the Editors VI

A bonus podcast featuring material from Wait Wait's cutting room floor. This week a special Holiday sampler of stories cut from the show and some green room holiday cheer.
12/16/20206 minutes, 38 seconds
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Robert Reich

Robert Reich, economic advisor, joins us along with guest host Maz Jobrani and panelists Mo Rocca, Maeve Higgins, and Adam Burke.
12/12/202049 minutes, 58 seconds
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Wait Wait's Letter from the Editors V

A bonus podcast featuring material from Wait Wait's cutting room floor. This week our most juvenile podcast yet. Beware of bad words and bodily functions galore.
12/9/20207 minutes, 54 seconds
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Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Skier, joins us along with guest host Maz Jobrani and panelists Faith Salie, Euguene Cordero, and Jessi Klein.
12/5/202050 minutes, 13 seconds
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Wait Wait's Letter from the Editors IV

A bonus podcast featuring material from Wait Wait's cutting room floor. This week an exciting new amusement park and a questionable experiment with animals.
12/2/20207 minutes, 59 seconds
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WWDTM Thanksgiving 2020

We present some of our favorite moments with Ramy Youssef, Bryan Cranston, and Ashima Shiraishi.
11/28/202050 minutes, 18 seconds
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Wait Wait's Letter from the Editors III

A bonus podcast featuring material from Wait Wait's cutting room floor. This week some leftovers from our show and a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table.
11/25/20207 minutes, 2 seconds
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Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Negin Farsad.
11/21/202049 minutes, 35 seconds
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Wait Wait's Letter from the Editors II

All the stuff we couldn't fit on the show. This week we celebrate a new Covid treatment plus a special message from Bill.
11/18/20205 minutes, 36 seconds
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Chelsea Peretti

Chelsea Peretti, actor and comedian, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Alonzo Bodden, and Joanna Hausmann.
11/14/202049 minutes, 18 seconds
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Wait Wait's Letter from the Editors

A new podcast featuring material from Wait Wait's cutting room floor. This week: a fresh holiday treat and a quick recommendation.
11/11/20206 minutes, 27 seconds
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A'ja Wilson

A'ja Wilson, Power Forward for the Las Vegas Aces, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Maz Jobrani, and Dulcé Sloan.
11/7/202048 minutes, 54 seconds
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Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy, political strategist, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Faith Salie, and Adam Burke.
10/31/202049 minutes, 37 seconds
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Actor Doug Jones

Actor Doug Jones, star of "The Shape of Water," joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Maeve Higgins and Eugene Cordero.
10/24/202049 minutes, 58 seconds
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Best of WWDTM October 2020

This week we share some of our favorite moments from the past year, featuring Sarah Cooper, Dan Riskin, Padma Lakshmi, and Adam Rippon.
10/17/202049 minutes, 42 seconds
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Jason Ward

Jason Ward, host of Birds of North America, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Mo Rocca, and Negin Farsad.
10/10/202049 minutes, 57 seconds
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Dame Karen Pierce

Dame Karen Pierce, British Ambassador to the US, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Jessi Klein, and Brian Babylon.
10/3/202050 minutes, 4 seconds
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Jonna Mendez

Jonna Mendez, former Chief of Disguise at the CIA, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Dulcé Sloan, and Joel Kim Booster.
9/26/202049 minutes, 32 seconds
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Tituss Burgess

Tituss Burgess, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, PJ O'Rourke, and Hari Kondabolu.
9/19/202047 minutes, 15 seconds
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Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks, supermodel and business woman, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Jessi Klein, and Adam Burke.
9/12/202048 minutes, 51 seconds
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Kellee Edwards

Kellee Edwards, host of Travel Channel's "Mysterious Islands," joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Helen Hong, and Josh Gondelman.
9/5/202048 minutes, 4 seconds
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Cecily Strong

Cecily Strong from SNL joins us, along with panelists Mo Rocca, Maeve Higgins, and Alonzo Bodden.
8/29/202048 minutes, 50 seconds
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Best of WWDTM August 2020

We featured interviews with Will Arnett, Samantha Bee, Karamo Brown, and Barry Sonnenfeld.
8/22/202047 minutes, 55 seconds
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Best of WWDTM Mo Rocca Revealed

Mo Rocca reveals more than we were expecting in this Best of WWDTM episode.
8/15/202048 minutes, 43 seconds
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Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston, star of Breaking Bad, joins us along with panelists Tracy Clayton, Joel Kim Booster and Tom Bodett.
8/8/202047 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ramy Youssef

Ramy Youssef, actor and comedian, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Josh Gondelman, and Negin Farsad.
8/1/202049 minutes, 12 seconds
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Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi, cooking show host, joins us along with panelists Jessi Klein, Peter Grosz, and Dulcé Sloan.
7/25/202049 minutes, 31 seconds
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Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova, author and professional poker player, joins us along with panelists Demi Adejuyigbe, Amy Dickinson, and Alonzo Bodden.
7/18/202048 minutes, 47 seconds
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Bonus Podcast: Tur-Bill Tax

Do your taxes with Bill Kurtis.
7/14/20201 minute, 14 seconds
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Bonus Podcast: Tur-Bill Tax

Do your taxes with Bill Kurtis.
7/14/20201 minute, 14 seconds
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Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Maz Jobrani, and Maeve Higgins.
7/11/202047 minutes, 52 seconds
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WWDTM Quarantine Edition

Tom Hanks, Big Boi, and others join us for this quarantine edition of our show.
7/4/202048 minutes, 1 second
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Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle, actor, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Hari Kondabolu.
6/27/202049 minutes, 50 seconds
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Dan Riskin

Dan Riskin, bat expert, joins us along with panelists Tom Papa, Roxanne Roberts, and Joel Kim Booster.
6/20/202048 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ashima Shiraishi

Ashima Shiraishi, mountain climber, joins us along with panelists Jessi Klein, Josh Gondelman, and Negin Farsad.
6/13/202049 minutes, 20 seconds
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Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper, comedian, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.
6/6/202048 minutes, 46 seconds
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Tony Hawk and Jeff Tweedy

This week we present an around-the-country of WWDTM, along with special guests Tony Hawk and Jeff Tweedy.
5/30/202048 minutes, 27 seconds
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Christina Koch

Christina Koch, NASA engineer and astronaut, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Alison Leiby, and Maz Jobrani.
5/23/202049 minutes, 14 seconds
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Adam Rippon

Adam Rippon, American former figure skater, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Papa, and Negin Farsad.
5/16/202049 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bonus Podcast: Bill Kurtis In the Wild

Go on a nature walk with Bill Kurtis.
5/12/20202 minutes, 19 seconds
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Samantha Bee

Samantha Bee, host of Full Frontal, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Adam Burke.
5/9/202048 minutes, 46 seconds
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Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski, actor, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Amy Dickenson, and Joel Kim Booster.
5/2/202049 minutes, 55 seconds
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Allison Janney

Allison Janney, actor, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Luke Burbank.
4/25/202049 minutes, 52 seconds
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Tom Hanks At Home

Tom Hanks, sometime public radio host, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Negin Farsad, and Peter Grosz.
4/18/202049 minutes, 54 seconds
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Samin Nosrat

Samin Nosrat, chef, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Helen Hong, and Josh Gondelman.
4/11/202048 minutes, 53 seconds
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Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, comedic writers and producers, join us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
4/4/202049 minutes, 8 seconds
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Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn, fashion icon, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Negin Farsad, and Adam Burke.
3/28/202048 minutes, 39 seconds
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Bonus: The Viral Load

Here's an extra game from last week's show with Paula Poundstone, Maz Jobrani, and Luke Burbank.
3/23/20203 minutes, 13 seconds
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Stephen Colbert At Home

Stephen Colbert joins us, along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Paula Poundstone, and Luke Burbank.
3/21/202049 minutes, 6 seconds
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Big Boi

Big Boi, rapper and producer, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.
3/14/202049 minutes, 25 seconds
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Karamo Brown

Karamo Brown, reality TV personality, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Demi Adejuyigbe.
3/7/202049 minutes, 16 seconds
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Will Arnett

Will Arnett, actor, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Roxanne Roberts, and Joel Kim Booster.
2/29/202049 minutes, 28 seconds
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Best of Not My Job Feb2020

This week we enjoy past chats with Sean Doolittle, Nalini Nadkarni, Tim Kaine, and Gloria Steinem. And we share some clips that haven't been aired before.
2/22/202049 minutes, 47 seconds
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Barry Sonnenfeld Calling

Director Barry Sonnenfeld joins us again, along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Tom Papa.
2/15/202049 minutes, 11 seconds
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Tracy Letts

Tracy Letts, actor and playwright, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Amy Dickenson, and Hari Kondabolu.
2/8/202049 minutes, 15 seconds
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Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini, film maker, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Faith Salie, and Josh Gondelman.
2/1/202049 minutes, 19 seconds
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Olivia Nuzzi

Olivia Nuzzi, political reporter, joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Negin Farsad.
1/25/202050 minutes, 5 seconds
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Alison Roman

Alison Roman, NY Times food writer, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Helen Hong.
1/18/202049 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ronan Farrow

Journalist Ronan Farrow joins us along with panelists Adam Burke, Roxanne Roberts and Luke Burbank.
1/11/202049 minutes, 32 seconds
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WWDTM Best of the Decade

Listeners named their favorite moments from the last ten years, which include great guest stories, celebrity rants, and questionable mice activities.
1/4/202049 minutes, 19 seconds
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Best of Not My Job 2019

It's the end of 2019, so we're looking back on some of our favorite guests from the year; José Andrés, Marin Alsop, Steve Earle, Jennifer Weiner, and Anthony Anderson.
12/28/201951 minutes, 1 second
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Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee, head of Walt Disney Animation Studios, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.
12/21/201950 minutes, 30 seconds
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Sean Doolittle

Sean Doolittle, MLB relief pitcher, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Peter Grosz, and Faith Salie.
12/14/201950 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ali Wong

Ali Wong, comedian, joins us along with Adam Felber, Aida Rodriguez, and Alonzo Bodden.
12/7/201951 minutes, 11 seconds
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Alex Boyé

Alex Boyé, singer, joins us along with past interviews and panelists Adam Burke, Amy Dickenson, Bobcat Goldthwaite, and Paula Poundstone.
11/30/201951 minutes, 12 seconds
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Elaine Welteroth

Elaine Welteroth, journalist, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Joel Kim Booster.
11/23/201949 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bonus Wait Wait: This week's Trump Dump

We had too much stuff for the podcast this week, so here's three extra minutes you'll never get back. Enjoy!
11/18/20193 minutes, 18 seconds
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Senator Tim Kaine

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joins us, along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Luke Burbank.
11/16/201950 minutes, 1 second
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Leslie Odom, Jr.

Leslie Odom, Jr., actor, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Adam Felber, and Jordan Carlos.
11/9/201949 minutes, 43 seconds
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Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem, feminist icon, joins us along with panelists P.J. O'Rourke, Negin Farsad, and Josh Gondelman.
11/2/201949 minutes, 41 seconds
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Nalini Nadkarni

Nalini Nadkarni, biologist, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Peter Grosz, and Roy Blount, Jr.
10/26/201949 minutes, 50 seconds
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Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming, soprano, joins us in a new Not My Job game, along with some never-before-aired bits with our panelists. Also featured are Kate Mulgrew and Tiera Fletcher.
10/19/201949 minutes, 59 seconds
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Regina King

Regina King, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Shannon O'Neill.
10/12/201950 minutes
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Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick, former NASCAR driver, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Tom Bodett, and Helen Hong.
10/5/201950 minutes, 22 seconds
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Charlie Day

Charlie Day, actor, joins us along with panelists Negin Farsad, Adam Burke, and Roy Blount, Jr.
9/28/201949 minutes, 42 seconds
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Zach Galifinakis

Zach Galifinakis, comedian, joins us along with panelists Bobcat Goldthwait, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
9/21/201949 minutes, 54 seconds
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Tina Charles

Tina Charles, WNBA star, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.
9/14/201949 minutes, 48 seconds
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Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes, joins us along with panelists Bim Adewunmi, Amy Dickinson and Paula Poundstone.
9/7/201949 minutes, 54 seconds
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José Andrés

Chef José Andrés joins us, along with panelists Faith Salie, Peter Grosz, and Negin Farsad.
8/31/201950 minutes, 15 seconds
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Best of WWDTM

As summer ends, we revisit our interviews with Matt Smith, Fabien Cousteau, and more.
8/24/201950 minutes, 20 seconds
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Best of WWDTM

We revisit past interviews with Ozzie Smith, Anna Kendrick, Jerry Rice, and Mike D'Antoni. Plus we share some pre-show chats with panelists.
8/17/201949 minutes, 27 seconds
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Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler, actor and director, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Hari Kondabolu.
8/10/201949 minutes, 14 seconds
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Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Adam Burke, and Aida Rodriguez.
8/3/201948 minutes, 34 seconds
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Marin Alsop

Marin Alsop, conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Faith Salie, and Petey DeAbreu.
7/27/201949 minutes, 27 seconds
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Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman, author, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Maeve Higgins, and Alonzo Bodden.
7/20/201950 minutes, 11 seconds
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Tiera Fletcher

Tiera Fletcher, rocket scientist, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Jordan Carlos.
7/13/201950 minutes, 14 seconds
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Best of WWDTM

We feature Christine Legarde, Dan Rather, and Seth Meyers, along with some previously unaired material with our panelists.
7/6/201949 minutes, 43 seconds
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Jennifer Weiner

Jennifer Weiner, author, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Faith Salie.
6/29/201949 minutes, 33 seconds
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Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett, who served as senior advisor to President Obama, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
6/22/201949 minutes, 36 seconds
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Kristine Lilly

Kristine Lilly, US Women's soccer star, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Roy Blount, Jr., and Jordan Carlos.
6/15/201950 minutes, 4 seconds
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Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde, actor, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Aida Rodriguez, and Adam Burke.
6/8/201949 minutes, 56 seconds
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WWDTM Super Heros

We present our Not My Job super heros featuring Ruth E. Carter, Charles "Peanut" Tillman, Aidy Bryant, Aaron Sorkin, and Stacey Abrams.
6/1/201949 minutes, 47 seconds
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Kate Mulgrew

Kate Mulgrew, actor, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Faith Salie, and Tom Papa.
5/25/201949 minutes, 16 seconds
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Lance Reddick

Lance Reddick, actor, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong, and Adam Felber.
5/18/201950 minutes, 15 seconds
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Ozzie Smith

Ozzie Smith, former Cardinals shortstop, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Amy Dickingson, and Brian Babylon.
5/11/201950 minutes, 32 seconds
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Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer, owner of the LA Clippers, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Peter Grosz, and Petey DeAbreu.
5/4/201951 minutes, 41 seconds
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Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton, big wave surfer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Bobcat Goldthwait.
4/27/201949 minutes, 7 seconds
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Best of Not My Job

William Shatner, Candice Berger, Conan O'Brien, and Aaron Gordon are featured, along with some new material.
4/20/201949 minutes, 34 seconds
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Dan Rather

Dan Rather, journalist, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Negin Farsad, and Alonzo Bodden.
4/13/201950 minutes, 22 seconds
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Steve Earle

Steve Earle, singer/songwriter, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
4/6/201951 minutes, 22 seconds
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Andrew Rannells

Broadway star and author Andrew Rannells joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Brian Babylon and Hari Kondabolu.
3/30/201948 minutes, 56 seconds
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Aidy Bryant

Aidy Bryant, comedian, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Negin Farsad, and Adam Burke.
3/23/201949 minutes, 40 seconds
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Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk, professional skateboarder, joins us along with panelists Jessi Klein, Luke Burbank, and Helen Hong.
3/16/201950 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ruth E. Carter

Ruth E. Carter, Oscar winning costume designer, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
3/9/201950 minutes, 20 seconds
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Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin, creator of the West Wing, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Faith Salie.
3/2/201949 minutes, 53 seconds
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WWDTM Best of Not My Job

We present some of our favorite interviews with Pete Buttigieg, Robert Siegel, Nina Totenberg, Sarah Brightman, and John Grisham.
2/23/201949 minutes, 50 seconds
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Matt Smith

Matt Smith, actor, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Maeve Higgins, and Alonzo Bodden.
2/16/201949 minutes, 31 seconds
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Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams, Georgia politician, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
2/9/201950 minutes, 21 seconds
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Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant, actor, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Adam Felber.
2/2/201950 minutes
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Charles Tillman

Charles "Peanut" Tillman, former NFL cornerback, joins us, along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Bim Adewunmi, and Adam Burke.
1/26/201948 minutes, 39 seconds
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Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien, late night TV host, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Alonzo Bodden.
1/19/201950 minutes, 15 seconds
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Mike D'Antoni

Mike D'Antoni, NBA head coach, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Luke Burbank.
1/12/201949 minutes, 56 seconds
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Year in Review Part 2

We look back at important news stories of 2018, play a new bluff game, and revisit our time with Levar Burton and Uzo Aduba.
1/5/201949 minutes, 49 seconds
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Seth Meyers & Year In Review Part 1

Seth Meyers joins us, and we look back on some of the amazing fun we had in 2018.
12/29/201850 minutes, 4 seconds
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Beastie Boys Mike D and Ad Rock

Mike D and Ad Rock of the Beastie Boys join us, along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Felber.
12/22/201850 minutes, 14 seconds
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Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Peter Sagal

This week we hear from the genius himself, Peter Sagal. And his coworkers reveal how far(t) they will go for a laugh.
12/18/201824 minutes, 43 seconds
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William Shatner

William Shatner, actor, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong, and Luke Burbank.
12/15/201850 minutes, 33 seconds
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Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: The Production Staff

On this week's episode, Faith talks with the show's staff about job hazards, and we discover Peter's favorite day of the week. With Ian Chillag, Michael Danforth, Robert Neuhaus, Lorna White, Philip Goedicke, Miles Doornbos, Jennifer Mills, and Doug Berman.
12/11/201837 minutes, 14 seconds
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Candice Bergen

Candice Bergen, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Faith Salie, and Peter Grosz.
12/8/201850 minutes, 15 seconds
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Peter Farrelly

Peter Farrelly, producer, joins us along with panelists Bim Adewunmi, Brian Babylon, and Tom Papa.
12/1/201850 minutes
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Best of Not My Job

This Thanksgiving, we revisit our interviews with Cyndi Lauper, Bassem Youseff, Mayim Bialik, David Wise, and Bradley Whitford.
11/24/201849 minutes, 21 seconds
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Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Alonzo Bodden and Roxanne Roberts

Will Alonzo ever settle down? And what did Roxanne say about the Queen that nearly toppled the monarchy? Find out on this week's Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed.
11/20/201829 minutes, 16 seconds
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Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic joins us, along with panelists Tara Clancy, Mo Rocca, and Adam Felber.
11/17/201849 minutes, 24 seconds
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Sarah Brightman

Sarah Brightman, soprano, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Luke Burbank.
11/10/201849 minutes, 8 seconds
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Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: P.J. O'Rourke, Maz Jobrani, and Helen Hong

On this week's show, we learn PJ's origin story, Maz sings a love song and Helen ticks one off her bucket list.
11/6/201832 minutes, 9 seconds
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Kevin Kwan

Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Adam Burke, and Faith Salie.
11/3/201849 minutes, 55 seconds
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Nina Totenberg and Robert Siegel

On this 20th Anniversary celebration of WWDTM, NPR journalists Nina Totenberg and Robert Siegel join us along nearly all of our panelists.
10/27/201849 minutes, 58 seconds
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Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Bill Kurtis

Today, legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis tells Faith Salie about the tornado that changed his life and how Taco Bell almost ruined it.
10/23/201826 minutes, 18 seconds
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John Grisham

John Grisham, novelist, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Amy Dickinson, and Hari Kondobolu.
10/20/201849 minutes, 45 seconds
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Best of Not My Job

Scott Kelly, Edie Falco, Austan Goolsbee, and Governor John Kasich are featured, as well as some of our panelists.
10/13/201849 minutes, 32 seconds
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Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: The All Adams Episode

Today Faith talks with Adam Felber about his Wait Wait wedding and Adam Burke explains his relationship with a rooster.
10/9/201821 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper, the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt herself, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
10/6/201849 minutes, 15 seconds
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Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm, actor, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Jessi Klein, and Alonzo Bodden.
9/29/201849 minutes, 1 second
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Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Luke Burbank and Brian Babylon

In today's episode, Faith Salie talks with Luke Burbank about odd finger food and Brian Babylon describes strange panelist and fan behaviors.
9/25/201827 minutes, 18 seconds
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Aly Raisman

Aly Raisman, Olympic Gold Medalist, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Tara Clancy, and Adam Burke.
9/22/201849 minutes, 6 seconds