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Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week host Peter Sagal and Official Scorekeeper Carl Kasell help you test your knowledge against a panel of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:52 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Not My Job: Consultant James Carville Gets Quizzed On Couples

Originally published on Sat December 28, 2013 10:03 am

This segment was originally broadcast on Sept. 28, 2013.

James Carville is a Democratic political consultant, a TV pundit, and one half of the most famous mixed marriage in the country — his wife is Republican consultant Mary Matalin.

We've invited him to play a game called "You're like two peas in a pod!" Three questions about freakishly similar couples.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:58 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Tue December 24, 2013 1:14 pm

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CARL KASELL: Now panel, what is the next thing that will turn up to be worthless? Tom Bodett.

TOM BODETT: I don't personally believe it but the wishes you make before you blow out the candles on your birthday cake.

(LAUGHTER)

BODETT: It turns out totally worthless.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

I can vouch for that. Roxanne Roberts.

ROXANNE ROBERTS: You know how our parents always warned us that Santa only brings presents to nice girls?

SAGAL: Yes.

ROBERTS: Just not true.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: And Roy Blount, Jr.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:58 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:58 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Limericks

Originally published on Tue December 24, 2013 1:14 pm

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:07 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Sat December 14, 2013 10:27 am

Our panelists predict what'll be the big baby name in 2014.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:07 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat December 14, 2013 10:27 am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:07 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Limericks

Originally published on Sat December 14, 2013 10:27 am

Dog Park, Brief Distraction, Hail Me Anytime.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:39 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Prediction

Our panelists predict, now that Amazon is going to use them, what other companies will start using drones.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:39 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:39 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Why Your Uncle Is A Boar, We Wish You A Terry Christmas, The Science of Hook-Ups.

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