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NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.

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NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.

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Episodes

Michelle Zauner

4/17/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:21

Ally Love

4/10/2021
Ally Love, fitness instructor with Peloton, answers three questions about skeletons. She is joined by panelists Paula Poundstone, Joel Kim Booster, and Maeve Higgins.

Duration:00:48:48

Best of WWDTM April 2021

4/3/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:44

Kemp Powers

3/27/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:30

Sam Sifton

3/20/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:36

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero

3/13/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:11

Jordan Jonas

3/6/2021
Jordan Jonas, winner of "Alone", joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Charla Lauriston, and Brian Babylon.

Duration:00:47:51

Dr. Swati Mohan

2/27/2021
Dr. Swati Mohan, Mars Rover scientist, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Dulcé Sloan, and Mo Rocca.

Duration:00:49:49

Best of WWDTM February 2020

2/20/2021
This week, WWDTM spends time with the people we wish had been our Valentines; Sarah Paulson, Tyra Banks, A'ja Wilson, and Andrew Rannells.

Duration:00:49:54

Abby Phillip

2/13/2021
Abby Phillip, host of CNN's "Inside Politics", joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration:00:50:09

Owen Wilson

2/6/2021
Owen Wilson, actor, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Peter Grosz, and Laci Mosley.

Duration:00:49:24

Jen Psaki

1/30/2021
Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, joins us along with panelists Tom Papa, Jessi Klein, and Yassir Lester.

Duration:00:50:18

Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody

1/23/2021
Mandy Patinkin, actor, is joined by his wife Kathryn Grody along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Josh Gondelman.

Duration:00:50:05

Phoebe Bridgers

1/16/2021
Phoebe Bridgers, musician, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Luke Burbank, and Negin Farsad.

Duration:00:49:56

Jane Krakowski

1/9/2021
Actor Jane Krakowski joins us, along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Maeve Higgins, and Joel Kim Booster.

Duration:00:49:00

WWDTM New Year 2021

1/2/2021
We say goodbye to 2020 with Christine Baranksi, Doug Jones, Jonna Mendez, and Kellee Edwards.

Duration:00:48:14

WWDTM Christmas 2020

12/26/2020
We look back on our interviews with Don Cheadle, Tituss Burgess, and Jason Ward, as well as some fun moments with our panelists.

Duration:00:50:40

Este and Alana Haim

12/19/2020
Este and Alana Haim, two-thirds of the band HAIM, join us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.

Duration:00:51:02

Wait Wait's Letter from the Editors VI

12/16/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:59

Robert Reich

12/12/2020
Robert Reich, economic advisor, joins us along with guest host Maz Jobrani and panelists Mo Rocca, Maeve Higgins, and Adam Burke.

Duration:00:50:13