Apr 242013

In this episode of the Wait Wait… For 30 years, Martha Stewart has been teaching people how to be classy, useful, attractive and elegant, with her books, TV shows, magazines and websites. Though we’d like her to declare Wait Wait one of her trademark “good things,” we can’t promise that’s going to happen.

Stewart is known for helping people come up with great do-it-yourself projects, so we’ve invited her to play a game called “It’s a bad thing.” Three questions about not-so-great projects somebody actually put together and displayed on the Internet, as helpfully collected by BuzzFeed in their list of .

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I’m Carl Kasell, and here’s your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.


Thank you, Carl.


SAGAL: Thank you everyone. Great to see you. You know, in this modern age, we often rush through life, the next thrill, the next adventure, the next restaurant, the next brand new episode of a radio show.

KASELL: But sometimes it’s important to stop, take stock, maybe listen to some old radio shows, so you can learn to appreciate them.


SAGAL: Could not have put it better, Carl. That’s a beautiful sentiment/excuse to play reruns while we’re on vacation.


SAGAL: By the way, what are you doing in your week off?

KASELL: Well, the usual, Peter, martial arts and making moonshine.

SAGAL: That’s great.



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