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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.

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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English

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Episodes

Audra McDonald

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

Duration:00:49:30

Best of Thanksgiving 2021

11/27/2021
Stephen Fry, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jen Psaki, and Chris Bosh are featured along with some never-before-heard moments with our panelists.

Duration:00:49:24

Brook and Robin Lopez

11/20/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:53

Ed Begley Jr.

11/13/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:42

Chance The Rapper

11/6/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:28

P.K. Subban

10/30/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:38

Ron and Clint Howard

10/23/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:20

Best of WWDTM October 2021

10/16/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:34

Ilana Glazer

10/9/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:08

RZA

10/2/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:55

Bowen Yang

9/25/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:31

Yamiche Alcindor

9/18/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:30

Antoni Porowski

9/10/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:44

Martin Short

9/4/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:41

Jane Kaczmarek

8/28/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:32

Best of WWDTM Summertime 2

8/21/2021
WWDTM savors some of our favorite moments from recent shows, with Phoebe Bridgers, Jordan Jonas, Jennifer Lee, Owen Wilson, and our panelists.

Duration:00:50:26

Best of WWDTM Summertime 1

8/14/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:04

Larry Krasner

8/7/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:55

Stephen Fry

7/31/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:16

Dr. Ellen Stofan

7/24/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:03