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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (21 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: NPR Narrator: Peter Sagal, Carl Kasell Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2012 ISBN: 9781611748581
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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR’s weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio listeners test their knowledge against a panel of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world: Adam Felber; Roy Blount, Jr.; Paula Poundstone; Mo Rocca; Roxanne Roberts; Charlie Pierce; and others.

This two-disk set features highlights from the popular “Not My Job” segment of the show, during which celebrity guest contestants answer questions on topics unrelated to their particular area of expertise and compete for the ultimate prize: NPR veteran announcer Carl Kasell’s voice on a lucky listener’s answering machine.


  • Barack Obama
  • Terry Gross
  • Major Robert Bateman
  • Lee Smith
  • Harold Ramis
  • Penn Jillette
  • Janeane Garofalo
  • Brian Williams
  • Ken Jennings
  • Sarah Silverman
  • Tom Hanks
  • Tom & Ray Magliozzi

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle | 12/10/2013

    " I love this show but rarely catch it so I was very pleased to find the audiobook version at the library. 2 CDs of hilarious antics and answers from then Senator Barack Obama, Janeane Garofalo, Brian Williams and Tom Hanks. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Julie | 8/30/2013

    " Perfect listen for a road trip with a group of friends. Extremely funny! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Betsy | 7/28/2013

    " I love this radio program! This cd features some hilarious takes with the following guests- Barack Obama, Janeane Garofalo, Sarah Silverman, and more. There are also some not so hilarious segments with less funny guests that can easily be skipped. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Beckiezra | 2/6/2013

    " Pleasant to listen to, a bit more politically biased than I prefer in my entertainment. "

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About the Author

NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of news, talk, and entertainment programming. Established in 1971, NPR content reaches a growing audience of 26.8 million listeners weekly. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.

About the Narrators

Peter Sagal is a playwright, screenwriter, actor, and radio host. He is best known as the host of the Peabody Award–winning game show Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!, which is produced by NPR. Heard by 2.5 million listeners per week, Wait Wait is one of the most popular shows on public radio. Sagal lives near Chicago with his wife and daughters.

Carl Kasell is the official judge and scorekeeper of the NPR quiz show Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me! Carl has had a five-decade career in broadcasting; he is also an accomplished magician and UNC basketball fan. Carl lives in Washington, DC.