The Wait Album: More of the Best by Carl NPRThe Wait Album: More of the Best by Carl NPR

The Wait Album: More of the Best

byCarl NPRRead byCarl Kasell, Peter Sagal

Audio Book (CD) | August 28, 2012

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Each week, more than three million listeners tune into Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me! to test their knowledge of the week’s news. In the popular “Not My Job” segment, a celebrity guest must answer three questions on a topic totally outside his or her area of expertise. The topic seems random but is thoughtfully skewed. Because Henry Winkler played Fonzie on Happy Days, host Peter Sagal asks him about Ponzi schemes. For indie rock singer Neko Case, the questions are about Necco Wafers. Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. holds the record for most consecutive games played; the Wait Wait team pitches him stumpers about sports’ real streakers—those without clothes. Jane Goodall, who studies wild chimpanzees, is met with questions about actor Nicolas Cage. And so on. Twisted and tricky, it’s all in good fun for panelists, celebrities, and especially the audience.
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's "oddly informative" weekly hour-long news quiz program. Over 3 million listeners on over 600 stations nationwide turn in to hear host PETER SAGAL lead a group of panelists and listeners through a series of games designed to test their knowledge of the week's news—and showcase their wit. NPR newscast...
Title:The Wait Album: More of the BestFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:120 pages, 5.56 × 4.94 × 0.5 inPublished:August 28, 2012Publisher:Highbridge CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1611748623

ISBN - 13:9781611748628

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction by Peter Sagal
  • Neko Case
  • Henry Winkler
  • Cal Ripken, Jr.
  • Tavi Gevinson
  • Mike Rowe
  • Brian Williams
  • Jane Goodall
  • George Porter, Jr.
  • Susan Orlean
  • Vince Gill
  • Editorial Reviews

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