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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

Best of Not My Job Feb2020

2/22/2020
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.

Duration:00:49:40

Barry Sonnenfeld Calling

2/15/2020
Director Barry Sonnenfeld joins us again, along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Tom Papa.

Duration:00:49:04

Tracy Letts

2/8/2020
Tracy Letts, actor and playwright, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Amy Dickenson, and Hari Kondabolu.

Duration:00:49:08

Isabella Rossellini

2/1/2020
Isabella Rossellini, film maker, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Faith Salie, and Josh Gondelman.

Duration:00:48:54

Olivia Nuzzi

1/25/2020
Olivia Nuzzi, political reporter, joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Negin Farsad.

Duration:00:49:58

Alison Roman

1/18/2020
Alison Roman, NY Times food writer, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Helen Hong.

Duration:00:49:52

Ronan Farrow

1/11/2020
Journalist Ronan Farrow joins us along with panelists Adam Burke, Roxanne Roberts and Luke Burbank.

Duration:00:49:28

WWDTM Best of the Decade

1/4/2020
Listeners named their favorite moments from the last ten years, which include great guest stories, celebrity rants, and questionable mice activities.

Duration:00:49:12

Best of Not My Job 2019

12/28/2019
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.

Duration:00:51:12

Jennifer Lee

12/21/2019
Jennifer Lee, head of Walt Disney Animation Studios, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.

Duration:00:50:23

Sean Doolittle

12/14/2019
Sean Doolittle, MLB relief pitcher, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Peter Grosz, and Faith Salie.

Duration:00:50:25

Ali Wong

12/7/2019
Ali Wong, comedian, joins us along with Adam Felber, Aida Rodriguez, and Alonzo Bodden.

Duration:00:51:21

Alex Boyé

11/30/2019
Alex Boyé, singer, joins us along with past interviews and panelists Adam Burke, Amy Dickenson, Bobcat Goldthwaite, and Paula Poundstone.

Duration:00:51:05

Elaine Welteroth

11/23/2019
Elaine Welteroth, journalist, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Joel Kim Booster.

Duration:00:49:41

Bonus Wait Wait: This week's Trump Dump

11/18/2019
We had too much stuff for the podcast this week, so here's three extra minutes you'll never get back. Enjoy!

Duration:00:03:34

Senator Tim Kaine

11/16/2019
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joins us, along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Luke Burbank.

Duration:00:49:47

Leslie Odom, Jr.

11/9/2019
Leslie Odom, Jr., actor, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Adam Felber, and Jordan Carlos.

Duration:00:49:54

Gloria Steinem

11/2/2019
Gloria Steinem, feminist icon, joins us along with panelists P.J. O'Rourke, Negin Farsad, and Josh Gondelman.

Duration:00:50:04

Nalini Nadkarni

10/26/2019
Nalini Nadkarni, biologist, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Peter Grosz, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Duration:00:50:00

Renée Fleming

10/19/2019
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.

Duration:00:50:10