Dec 182012

In this episode of the Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! : Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week’s news: Sandy Visits Times Square; Yes, Virginia, The Election Is Almost Over; Mickey Strikes Back!

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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: Thanks everybody. I know. I know why you’re so excited. It’s because somebody told you that Wayne Clough, the director of the Smithsonian Institution is going to be joining us later. But first, a big thanks to Mr. Drew Carey, who filled in for me last week. He did a great job. It turns out; he did a better job than I did guest hosting “The Price is Right.”


SAGAL: It turns out – this was a surprise to me – as the host, you are not supposed to bid on the items yourself.


SAGAL: So tempting, and it was a beautiful dinette set. It had…


SAGAL: Anyway, you’re invited to call in with your best guess as to what we’re worth. The number to call is 1-888-Wait Wait, that’s 1-888-924-8924. Hi, welcome to WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME!

GREG MAHER: Hi, this is Greg. I’m from Bakersfield, California.

SAGAL: Hey, beautiful Bakersfield.

MAHER: Yeah.

SAGAL: I once went to Bakersfield.

MAHER: Oh yeah?

SAGAL: By mistake. I missed a turn. That’s true.

Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! is an hour-long weekly radio news panel game show produced by Chicago Public Radio and National Public Radio. It is distributed by NPR in the United States, internationally on NPR Worldwide and on the Internet via podcast, and typically broadcast on weekends by member stations.

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