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This week, we take a break from the news and listen to some never-before-broadcast segments and favorites from past shows, featuring Joe Buck, Neal Brennan, Michael Giacchino, and Garth Fagan.

Direct download: 20170603_waitwait_podcast.mp3
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Singer/songwriter John Prine joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Amy Dickinson, and Adam Felber.

Direct download: 20170527_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

In this bonus podcast, we discover if Peter is a horse, a muffin, or a bird. 

Direct download: 2017_05_24_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm EST

Benjamin Sasse, the junior U.S. senator from Nebraska, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Tom Bodett, and Janelle James.

Direct download: 20170520_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Hannah Kearney, Olympic Gold Medalist, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Negin Farsad, and Alonzo Bodden.

Direct download: 20170513_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:22am EST

Guy Ritchie, filmmaker, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Luke Burbank.

Direct download: 20170506_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

John Nixon, former CIA analyst joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Amy Dickinson and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20170429_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, joins us along with panelists Jeff Garland, Faith Salie, and Mo Rocca.

Direct download: 20170422_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

A few never-before-aired moments, plus Tom Hanks, Mavis Staples, Simone Biles, and Run The Jewels.

Direct download: 20170415_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Alonzo Bodden.

Direct download: 20170408_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Sarah Koenig, creator of the podcast Serial, joins us along with panelists Greg Proops, Amy Dickinson, and Luke Burbank.

Direct download: 20170401_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

In this bonus podcast Peter Sagal is back with his taste testing expertise to try a Chicago snack!

Direct download: 20170329_WaitWait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

Charlie Pride, country music sing/musician, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Paula Poundstone, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20170325_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

The multi-talented Paul Shaffer joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Negin Farsad, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20170318_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Neal Brennan, comedian, joins guest host Jessi Klein and panelists Adam Felber, Helen Hong, and Alonzo Bodden.

Direct download: 20170311_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Jordan Peele, comedian and film maker, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Mo Rocca, and Faith Salie.

Direct download: 20170304_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We revisit interviews from the past few years with Chance the Rapper, Jacques Pepin, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Direct download: 20170225_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Nora Roberts, bestselling author, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Alexandra Petri, and Tom Bodett.

Direct download: 20170218_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

On this week's bonus episode, we relax by listening to a robot read off the titles of Nora Roberts' collected works.

Direct download: 20170217_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:16pm EST

Stephen Colbert joins us as he fills in for Lena Dunham, along with Glynn Washington as he fills in for Bill Kurtis. Panelists are Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20170211_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Singer Mavis Staples joins us once again, along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Luke Burbank, and Faith Salie.

Direct download: Mavis_Staples.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Run The Jewels duo El-P and Killer Mike join us, along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Maz Jobrani.

Direct download: 20170128_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Daniel Handler, author of the Lemony Snicket books, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Amy Dickinson, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20170121_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Tom Hanks is our guest host this week. He talks to Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles, along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Faith Salie.

Direct download: 20170114_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

This is the second half of our 2016 Year In Review featuring Kristen Chenoweth, Terry O'Quinn, Trisha Yearwood, and Garth Brooks, plus a few highlights of other top stories.

Direct download: 20170107_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We revisit some of the good times we had in 2016 with Chris Thile, Drew and Jonathan Scott, and Esperanza Spaulding, plus some fun with Paula Poundstone.

Direct download: 20161231_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Composer Michael Giacchino joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Amy Dickinson, and Brian Babylon.

Direct download: 20161224_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Anthony Bourdain, chef and author, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20161217_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

On this week's bonus podcast, we listen to corn grow.

Direct download: 20161215_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:09pm EST

Senator Bernie Sanders joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Faith Salie, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: PODCAST_WWDTM_161210_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Multi-talented performer Alan Cumming joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Helen Hong and Luke Burbank.

Direct download: 20161203_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We give thanks with R.L. Stine, Richard Dreyfuss, Katie Couric, Keegan-Micheal Key, and Matt Kenseth.

Direct download: 20161126_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Country Music Star Garth Brooks joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Felber.

Direct download: 20161119_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

In our first show since the 2016 election, Peter and Bill review the news of the week with Luke Burbank, Amy Dickinson and Maz Jobrani.  Plus an interview with sportscaster Joe Buck.

Direct download: 20161112_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Country Music singer Wynonna joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.

Direct download: 20161105_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Hall of Fame Quarterback Steve Young joins us, along with panelists P.J. O'Rourke, Faith Salie, and Mo Rocca.

Direct download: 20161029_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Garth Fagan, choreographer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Adam Felber, and Amy Dickinson.

Direct download: 20161022_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We listen back to some recent conversations with Normal Lear, Cindy Crawford, Charles Bolden, Governor Gina Raimondo, and Terry Porter.

Direct download: 20161015_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Chef Marcus Samuelsson joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20161008_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Randy Wayne White, author & adventurer, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Faith Salie, and Alonzo Bodden.

Direct download: 20161001_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Jamie Lee Curtis, author and actress, joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Mo Rocca, and Maz Jobrani.

Direct download: 20160924_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Chris Thile, musician and new host of A Prairie Home Companion, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20160917_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

On this week's bonus podcast, Paula discusses her love of MRIs and Peter and Miles hold hands.

Direct download: 160915__BONUS__Paulas_MRI.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:29pm EST

Kristin Chenoweth, actress and singer, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Adam Felber, and Luke Burbank.

Direct download: 20160910_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Bill Lee, former Major League Baseball pitcher, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20160903_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Bill Oakley, producer of The Simpsons, joins us for a never-before-broadcast segment, and we revisit past moments with Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, TV show creator Rachel Bloom, and our panelists.

Direct download: 20160827_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We listen back to our interviews with Carol Burnett, The Blue Men, Sunny Williams, and Craig Fugate. We also feature fun moments with some of our panelists.

Direct download: 20160820_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Katie Couric, journalist, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden, and Adam Felber.

Direct download: 20160813_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Keegan-Michael Key, comedian, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Helen Hong.

Direct download: 20160806_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Sharon Jones, R&B singer with The Dap Kings, joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Peter Grosz, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20160730_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Charles Bolden, the current administrator of NASA, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Tom Bodett.

Direct download: 20160723_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Julian Castro, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, joins us along with panelists Jessi Klein, Brian Babylon, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20160716_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

This week we celebrate summer fun by playing some recent interviews about books, travel and fashion.

Direct download: 20160709_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

TV legend Norman Lear joins us, along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Adam Burke, and Gabe Liedman.

Direct download: 20160702_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We know you were all hungry for more Brexit, so here's our special bonus episode, featuring panelists Jessi Klein, Alonzo Bodden, and Luke Burbank.

Direct download: 160625__BONUS__Brexit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EST

Terry Porter, basketball coach and former NBA player, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Maz Jobrani.

Direct download: 20160625_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Actor Terry O'Quinn joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Tom Bodett.

Direct download: 20160618_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Chris Wink and Phil Stanton, two of the Blue Man Group founders, join us along with panelists Faith Salie, Brian Babylon, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20160611_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We listen back to some of our recent interviews with musicians Esperanza Spalding, Marky Ramone, Josh Groban, Jewel, and Max Weinberg.

Direct download: 20160604_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Craig Fugate, Director of FEMA, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Roxanne Roberts, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20160528_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Ben Collins, Top Gear Stunt Driver, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Adam Felber, and Faith Salie.

Direct download: 20160521_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Amy Dickinson, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20160514_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Actress Rachel Bloom joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Helen Hong, and PJ O'Rourke.

Direct download: 20160507_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Journalist Leslie Stahl joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Faith Salie, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20160430_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We listen back to some favorite interviews with Thomas Perez, Trisha Yearwood, Ice Cube, and Tony Robbins.

Direct download: 20160423_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

NASCAR star Matt Kenseth joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Luke Burbank, and Mo Rocca.

Direct download: 20160416_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Jonathan and Drew Scott, HGTV's Property Brothers, join us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20160409_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

R. L. Stine, horror author, joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Alonzo Bodden, and Adam Felber.

Direct download: 20160402_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Jazz performer Esperanza Spalding joins us along with panelists Roy Blount Jr., Roxanne Roberts and Luke Burbank.

Direct download: 20160326_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Actor Andre Royo joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Marina Franklin, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20160319_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Singer Josh Groban joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Faith Salie.

Direct download: 20160312_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Cory Booker, U.S. Senator from New Jersey, joins us along with panelists Bobcat Goldthwait, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20160305_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Country music star Trisha Yearwood joins us, along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Faith Salie, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20160227_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We revisit past conversations with Chance the Rapper, Jacques Pepin, and Neil deGrasse Tyson. We also feature some of our favorite games and panelist moments.

Direct download: 20160220_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Mark and Jay Duplass, Hollywood writers & directors, join us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts and Maz Jobrani.

Direct download: 20160213_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Actress Lena Headey joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20160206_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Actor Richard Dreyfuss joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Shelby Fero, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20160130_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Faith Salie.

Direct download: 20160123_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm EST

Sutton Foster, actress, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Bobcat Goldthwait.

Direct download: 20160116_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Happy New Year, podcast listeners! We're back with a new podcast extra for your pleasure.

This week, Amy Dickinson learns about the beauty, and horror, of the Babypod.

Direct download: 20160114_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:05pm EST

Ice Cube, rapper and actor, joins us along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Greg Proops, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20160109_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We continue looking back at the past year (or so), featuring interviews with Richard Lewis, Jenny Slate, and Matthew Weiner. We also revisit panel discussions about Love and Food.

Direct download: 20160102_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We take a look back at some of our favorite moments of 2015, featuring Carol Burnett, Trombone Shorty, and George Clinton.

Direct download: 20151226_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20151219_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

French Chef Jacques Pepin joins us, along with panelists Neko Case, Luke Burbank, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20151212_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Jeff Daniels, actor, joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Adam Felber, and Maz Jobrani.

Direct download: 20151205_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We give thanks that these guests agreed to appear on our show: singer Jewel, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, comedian Mindy Kaling, author Richard Price, and Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.

Direct download: 20151128_waitwait_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Lisa Randall, physicist, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Faith Salie, and P.J. O'Rourke.

Direct download: 20151121.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Actress June Squibb joins us, along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Brian Babylon, and Maz Jobrani.

Direct download: 20151114_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Cindy Crawford, American supermodel, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and Peter Grosz.

Direct download: 20151107_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Journalist Jake Tapper joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett, and Luke Burbank.

Direct download: 20151031_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Maz Jobrani, and Adam Felber.

Direct download: 20151024_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

We look back over the past year, featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman and comedian Amy Schumer, as well as some memorable moments with our panelists.

Direct download: 20151017_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

On this week's bonus episode, Carol Burnett tells us about her early career, and the mysterious benefactor who made it possible.

Direct download: 20151014_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

Comedian Carol Burnett joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and P.J. O'Rourke.

Direct download: 20151010_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

John U. Bacon, sportswriter, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Alonzo Bodden, and Roy Blount, Jr.

Direct download: 20151003_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Singer-songwriter Jewel joins us, along with panelists Luke Burbank, Tom Bodett, and Iliza Schlesinger.

Direct download: 20150926_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Tom Ricketts, owner of the Chicago Cubs, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Amy Dickinson, and Adam Burke.

Direct download: 20150918_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Frank Oz, a founder of the Muppets, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Faith Salie.

Direct download: 20150912_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Chef Edward Lee joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Amy Dickinson, and Tom Bodett.

Direct download: 20150905_waitwait_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST