Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! http://ijpr.org en Lightning Fill In The Blank http://ijpr.org/post/lightning-fill-blank-9 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as he or she can, each correct answer now worth two points. Carl, can you give us the scores?<p>CARL KASELL: Jessi has the lead, Peter, with four points, Brian Babylon has two and Hannibal Burress has one.<p>SAGAL: All right. Well, Hannibal, the way we work around here is the person in third place goes first. So the clock will start when I begin your first question. Fill in the blank. Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:15:00 +0000 editor 6715 at http://ijpr.org Limericks http://ijpr.org/post/limericks-9 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank, but first it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-WAIT-WAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924. Or, click the contact us link on our website waitwait.npr.org. There you can find out about attending our weekly live shows right here at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago and our upcoming shows in Phoenix Arizona on February 13th and in Kalamazoo Michigan on March 20th. Also check out our How To Do Everything podcast. Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:15:00 +0000 editor 6716 at http://ijpr.org Prediction http://ijpr.org/post/prediction-9 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: <p>Now panel, what will be the big surprise at this year's State of the Union coming next week? Brian Babylon.<p>BRIAN BABYLON: Breaking news, Obamacare will now cover yoga pants.<p>(LAUGHTER)<p>(APPLAUSE)<p>SAGAL: You'll be in seventh heaven. Jessi Klein.<p>JESSI KLEIN: Tired of adhering to laws and basic decency, Florida will finally secede.<p>(LAUGHTER)<p>SAGAL: And Mr. Hannibal Burress.<p>HANNIBAL BURRESS: Obama will say, this sucks. Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:15:00 +0000 editor 6714 at http://ijpr.org Prediction http://ijpr.org/post/prediction-7 Transcript <p>CARL KASELL: Now panel, how will the mayor of Fort Lee exact revenge on Chris Christie? Adam Felber?<p>ADAM FELBER: It's simple. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 editor 6030 at http://ijpr.org Lightning Fill In The Blank http://ijpr.org/post/lightning-fill-blank-7 Transcript <p>PETER SAGAL, HOST: Now, on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as he or she can, each correct answer now worth two points. Carl, can you give us the scores?<p>CARL KASELL: We have a tie for first place, Peter. Adam Felber and Charlie Pierce each has three points. Paula Poundstone has two.<p>HOST: All right, Paula. You are in third place so you're up first. The clock will start when I begin your first question, fill in the blank. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 editor 6031 at http://ijpr.org Limericks http://ijpr.org/post/limericks-7 Transcript <p>CARL KASELL: Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank, but first it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-WAIT-WAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924. Or click the contact us link on our website waitwait.npr.org. There you can find out about attending our weekly live shows right here at the Chase Bank Auditorium and our upcoming shows at the University of Chicago January 30th and in Phoenix Arizona on February 13th. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 editor 6032 at http://ijpr.org Not My Job: Jim Gaffigan Takes A Quiz On Gwyneth Paltrow http://ijpr.org/post/not-my-job-jim-gaffigan-takes-quiz-gwyneth-paltrow <em>This segment was originally broadcast on</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/07/27/205793645/not-my-job-jim-gaffigan-takes-a-quiz-on-gwyneth-paltrow">July 26, 2013</a>.<p>Comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan lives happily with his wife and his five young children in a two-bedroom apartment in lower Manhattan. You read that right: Five kids. Two parents. Two bedrooms. His latest book, <em>Dad Is Fat</em>, reflects on the challenges and triumphs of raising a big family in a small space.<p>We've invited Gaffigan to answer three questions about the health habits of Gwyneth Paltrow. Sat, 04 Jan 2014 01:17:00 +0000 editor 5690 at http://ijpr.org Not My Job: Jim Gaffigan Takes A Quiz On Gwyneth Paltrow Comedian Tig Notaro Plays Not My Job http://ijpr.org/post/comedian-tig-notaro-plays-not-my-job <em>This segment was originally broadcast on</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/07/20/203609594/comedian-tig-notaro-plays-not-my-job">July 19, 2013</a>.<p>In 2012, comedian Louis C.K. tweeted: "In 27 years doing this, I've seen a handful of truly great, masterful standup sets. One was Tig Notaro last night at Largo." The set C.K. was referring to was Notaro's performance the day she was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. Sat, 04 Jan 2014 01:17:00 +0000 editor 5691 at http://ijpr.org Comedian Tig Notaro Plays Not My Job Amy Sedaris Plays 'Not My Job' http://ijpr.org/post/amy-sedaris-plays-not-my-job <em>Originally broadcast Feb. 14, 2009.</em><p>Actress, comedian and writer Amy Sedaris plays our game called "Drinking this much will win me a Pulitzer Prize, or make not winning a lot easier to take." She answers three questions about the drinking habits of great authors taken from the book <em>Hemingway and Bailey's Bartending Guide.</em> <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Sat, 04 Jan 2014 01:17:00 +0000 editor 5692 at http://ijpr.org Amy Sedaris Plays 'Not My Job' Not My Job: Consultant James Carville Gets Quizzed On Couples http://ijpr.org/post/not-my-job-consultant-james-carville-gets-quizzed-couples <em>This segment was originally broadcast on </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/09/28/226553496/not-my-job-consultant-james-carville-gets-quizzed-on-couples">Sept. 28, 2013</a>.<p>James Carville is a Democratic political consultant, a TV pundit, and one half of the most famous mixed marriage in the country — his wife is Republican consultant Mary Matalin.<p>We've invited him to play a game called "You're like two peas in a pod!" Three questions about freakishly similar couples. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2013 NPR. Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:03:00 +0000 editor 5375 at http://ijpr.org