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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

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

Phillipa Soo

7/17/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:22

Best of WWDTM July 2021

7/10/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:59

Roger Bennett

7/3/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:19

T-Pain

6/26/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:41

Anna Konkle

6/19/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:58

Chris Bosh

6/12/2021
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.

Duration:00:48:02

WWDTM Best Of: Summer Fun Edition

6/5/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:57

Joel McHale

5/29/2021
Joel McHale, star of Community, plays our game about community theater. He is joined by panelists Cristela Alonzo, Jessi Klein and Helen Hong.

Duration:00:49:50

Jennifer Finney Boylan

5/22/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:18

Senator Elizabeth Warren

5/15/2021
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

Duration:00:49:48

Symone

5/8/2021
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

Duration:00:49:20

Tariq Trotter AKA Black Thought from The Roots

5/1/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:20

André De Shields

4/24/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:12

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