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NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.

Episode Date
WWDTM Quarantine Edition
2881
Tom Hanks, Big Boi, and others join us for this quarantine edition of our show.
Jul 04, 2020
Don Cheadle
2990
Don Cheadle, actor, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Hari Kondabolu.
Jun 27, 2020
Dan Riskin
2933
Dan Riskin, bat expert, joins us along with panelists Tom Papa, Roxanne Roberts, and Joel Kim Booster.
Jun 20, 2020
Ashima Shiraishi
2960
Ashima Shiraishi, mountain climber, joins us along with panelists Jessi Klein, Josh Gondelman, and Negin Farsad.
Jun 13, 2020
Sarah Cooper
2926
Sarah Cooper, comedian, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.
Jun 06, 2020
Tony Hawk and Jeff Tweedy
2907
This week we present an around-the-country of WWDTM, along with special guests Tony Hawk and Jeff Tweedy.
May 30, 2020
Christina Koch
2954
Christina Koch, NASA engineer and astronaut, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Alison Leiby, and Maz Jobrani.
May 23, 2020
Adam Rippon
2947
Adam Rippon, American former figure skater, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Papa, and Negin Farsad.
May 16, 2020
Bonus Podcast: Bill Kurtis In the Wild
139
Go on a nature walk with Bill Kurtis.
May 12, 2020
Samantha Bee
2926
Samantha Bee, host of Full Frontal, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Adam Burke.
May 09, 2020
Christine Baranski
2995
Christine Baranski, actor, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Amy Dickenson, and Joel Kim Booster.
May 02, 2020
Allison Janney
2992
Allison Janney, actor, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Luke Burbank.
Apr 25, 2020
Tom Hanks At Home
2994
Tom Hanks, sometime public radio host, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Negin Farsad, and Peter Grosz.
Apr 18, 2020
Samin Nosrat
2933
Samin Nosrat, chef, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Helen Hong, and Josh Gondelman.
Apr 11, 2020
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon
2948
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, comedic writers and producers, join us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
Apr 04, 2020
Tim Gunn
2919
Tim Gunn, fashion icon, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Negin Farsad, and Adam Burke.
Mar 28, 2020
Bonus: The Viral Load
193
Here's an extra game from last week's show with Paula Poundstone, Maz Jobrani, and Luke Burbank.
Mar 23, 2020
Stephen Colbert At Home
2946
Stephen Colbert joins us, along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Paula Poundstone, and Luke Burbank.
Mar 21, 2020
Big Boi
2965
Big Boi, rapper and producer, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.
Mar 14, 2020
Karamo Brown
2956
Karamo Brown, reality TV personality, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Demi Adejuyigbe.
Mar 07, 2020
Will Arnett
2968
Will Arnett, actor, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Roxanne Roberts, and Joel Kim Booster.
Feb 29, 2020
Best of Not My Job Feb2020
2987
This week we enjoy past chats with Sean Doolittle, Nalini Nadkarni, Tim Kaine, and Gloria Steinem. And we share some clips that haven't been aired before.
Feb 22, 2020
Barry Sonnenfeld Calling
2951
Director Barry Sonnenfeld joins us again, along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Tom Papa.
Feb 15, 2020
Tracy Letts
2955
Tracy Letts, actor and playwright, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Amy Dickenson, and Hari Kondabolu.
Feb 08, 2020
Isabella Rossellini
2959
Isabella Rossellini, film maker, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Faith Salie, and Josh Gondelman.
Feb 01, 2020
Olivia Nuzzi
3005
Olivia Nuzzi, political reporter, joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Negin Farsad.
Jan 25, 2020
Alison Roman
2999
Alison Roman, NY Times food writer, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Helen Hong.
Jan 18, 2020
Ronan Farrow
2972
Journalist Ronan Farrow joins us along with panelists Adam Burke, Roxanne Roberts and Luke Burbank.
Jan 11, 2020
WWDTM Best of the Decade
2959
Listeners named their favorite moments from the last ten years, which include great guest stories, celebrity rants, and questionable mice activities.
Jan 04, 2020
Best of Not My Job 2019
3061
It's the end of 2019, so we're looking back on some of our favorite guests from the year; José Andrés, Marin Alsop, Steve Earle, Jennifer Weiner, and Anthony Anderson.
Dec 28, 2019
Jennifer Lee
3030
Jennifer Lee, head of Walt Disney Animation Studios, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Burke.
Dec 21, 2019
Sean Doolittle
3032
Sean Doolittle, MLB relief pitcher, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Peter Grosz, and Faith Salie.
Dec 14, 2019
Ali Wong
3071
Ali Wong, comedian, joins us along with Adam Felber, Aida Rodriguez, and Alonzo Bodden.
Dec 07, 2019
Alex Boyé
3072
Alex Boyé, singer, joins us along with past interviews and panelists Adam Burke, Amy Dickenson, Bobcat Goldthwaite, and Paula Poundstone.
Nov 30, 2019
Elaine Welteroth
2988
Elaine Welteroth, journalist, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Joel Kim Booster.
Nov 23, 2019
Bonus Wait Wait: This week's Trump Dump
198
We had too much stuff for the podcast this week, so here's three extra minutes you'll never get back. Enjoy!
Nov 18, 2019
Senator Tim Kaine
3001
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joins us, along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Luke Burbank.
Nov 16, 2019
Leslie Odom, Jr.
2983
Leslie Odom, Jr., actor, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Adam Felber, and Jordan Carlos.
Nov 09, 2019
Gloria Steinem
2981
Gloria Steinem, feminist icon, joins us along with panelists P.J. O'Rourke, Negin Farsad, and Josh Gondelman.
Nov 02, 2019
Nalini Nadkarni
2990
Nalini Nadkarni, biologist, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Peter Grosz, and Roy Blount, Jr.
Oct 26, 2019
Renée Fleming
2999
Renée Fleming, soprano, joins us in a new Not My Job game, along with some never-before-aired bits with our panelists. Also featured are Kate Mulgrew and Tiera Fletcher.
Oct 19, 2019
Regina King
3000
Regina King, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, and Shannon O'Neill.
Oct 12, 2019
Danica Patrick
3022
Danica Patrick, former NASCAR driver, joins us along with panelists Faith Salie, Tom Bodett, and Helen Hong.
Oct 05, 2019
Charlie Day
2982
Charlie Day, actor, joins us along with panelists Negin Farsad, Adam Burke, and Roy Blount, Jr.
Sep 28, 2019
Zach Galifinakis
2994
Zach Galifinakis, comedian, joins us along with panelists Bobcat Goldthwait, Roxanne Roberts, and Alonzo Bodden.
Sep 21, 2019
Tina Charles
2988
Tina Charles, WNBA star, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Helen Hong, and Peter Grosz.
Sep 14, 2019
Mary Wilson
2994
Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes, joins us along with panelists Bim Adewunmi, Amy Dickinson and Paula Poundstone.
Sep 07, 2019
José Andrés
3015
Chef José Andrés joins us, along with panelists Faith Salie, Peter Grosz, and Negin Farsad.
Aug 31, 2019
Best of WWDTM
3020
As summer ends, we revisit our interviews with Matt Smith, Fabien Cousteau, and more.
Aug 24, 2019
Best of WWDTM
2957
As summer ends, we revisit our interviews with Matt Smith, Fabien Cousteau, and more.
Aug 24, 2019
Best of WWDTM
2967
We revisit past interviews with Ozzie Smith, Anna Kendrick, Jerry Rice, and Mike D'Antoni. Plus we share some pre-show chats with panelists.
Aug 17, 2019
Henry Winkler
2954
Henry Winkler, actor and director, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Helen Hong, and Hari Kondabolu.
Aug 10, 2019
Anthony Anderson
2914
Anthony Anderson, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Adam Burke, and Aida Rodriguez.
Aug 03, 2019
Marin Alsop
2967
Marin Alsop, conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Faith Salie, and Petey DeAbreu.
Jul 27, 2019
Piper Kerman
3011
Piper Kerman, author, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Maeve Higgins, and Alonzo Bodden.
Jul 20, 2019
Tiera Fletcher
3014
Tiera Fletcher, rocket scientist, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Jordan Carlos.
Jul 13, 2019
Best of WWDTM
2983
We feature Christine Legarde, Dan Rather, and Seth Meyers, along with some previously unaired material with our panelists.
Jul 06, 2019
Jennifer Weiner
2973
Jennifer Weiner, author, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Faith Salie.
Jun 29, 2019
Valerie Jarrett
2976
Valerie Jarrett, who served as senior advisor to President Obama, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
Jun 22, 2019
Kristine Lilly
3004
Kristine Lilly, US Women's soccer star, joins us along with panelists Helen Hong, Roy Blount, Jr., and Jordan Carlos.
Jun 15, 2019
Olivia Wilde
2996
Olivia Wilde, actor, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Aida Rodriguez, and Adam Burke.
Jun 08, 2019
WWDTM Super Heros
2987
We present our Not My Job super heros featuring Ruth E. Carter, Charles "Peanut" Tillman, Aidy Bryant, Aaron Sorkin, and Stacey Abrams.
Jun 01, 2019
Kate Mulgrew
2956
Kate Mulgrew, actor, joins us along with panelists Alonzo Bodden, Faith Salie, and Tom Papa.
May 25, 2019
Lance Reddick
3015
Lance Reddick, actor, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong, and Adam Felber.
May 18, 2019
Ozzie Smith
3032
Ozzie Smith, former Cardinals shortstop, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Amy Dickingson, and Brian Babylon.
May 11, 2019
Steve Ballmer
3101
Steve Ballmer, owner of the LA Clippers, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Peter Grosz, and Petey DeAbreu.
May 04, 2019
Laird Hamilton
2947
Laird Hamilton, big wave surfer, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, and Bobcat Goldthwait.
Apr 27, 2019
Best of Not My Job
2974
William Shatner, Candice Berger, Conan O'Brien, and Aaron Gordon are featured, along with some new material.
Apr 20, 2019
Dan Rather
3022
Dan Rather, journalist, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Negin Farsad, and Alonzo Bodden.
Apr 13, 2019
Steve Earle
3082
Steve Earle, singer/songwriter, joins us along with panelists Tom Bodett, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
Apr 06, 2019
Andrew Rannells
2936
Broadway star and author Andrew Rannells joins us along with Paula Poundstone, Brian Babylon and Hari Kondabolu.
Mar 30, 2019
Aidy Bryant
2980
Aidy Bryant, comedian, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Negin Farsad, and Adam Burke.
Mar 23, 2019
Tony Hawk
3033
Tony Hawk, professional skateboarder, joins us along with panelists Jessi Klein, Luke Burbank, and Helen Hong.
Mar 16, 2019
Ruth E. Carter
3020
Ruth E. Carter, Oscar winning costume designer, joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
Mar 09, 2019
Aaron Sorkin
2993
Aaron Sorkin, creator of the West Wing, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Tom Bodett, and Faith Salie.
Mar 02, 2019
WWDTM Best of Not My Job
2990
We present some of our favorite interviews with Pete Buttigieg, Robert Siegel, Nina Totenberg, Sarah Brightman, and John Grisham.
Feb 23, 2019
Matt Smith
2971
Matt Smith, actor, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Maeve Higgins, and Alonzo Bodden.
Feb 16, 2019
Stacey Abrams
3021
Stacey Abrams, Georgia politician, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Peter Grosz.
Feb 09, 2019
Richard E. Grant
3000
Richard E. Grant, actor, joins us along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Tom Bodett, and Adam Felber.
Feb 02, 2019
Charles Tillman
2919
Charles "Peanut" Tillman, former NFL cornerback, joins us, along with panelists Amy Dickinson, Bim Adewunmi, and Adam Burke.
Jan 26, 2019
Conan O'Brien
3015
Conan O'Brien, late night TV host, joins us along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Alonzo Bodden.
Jan 19, 2019
Mike D'Antoni
2996
Mike D'Antoni, NBA head coach, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Luke Burbank.
Jan 12, 2019
Year in Review Part 2
2989
We look back at important news stories of 2018, play a new bluff game, and revisit our time with Levar Burton and Uzo Aduba.
Jan 05, 2019
Seth Meyers & Year In Review Part 1
3004
Seth Meyers joins us, and we look back on some of the amazing fun we had in 2018.
Dec 29, 2018
Beastie Boys Mike D and Ad Rock
3014
Mike D and Ad Rock of the Beastie Boys join us, along with panelists Maeve Higgins, Roxanne Roberts, and Adam Felber.
Dec 22, 2018
Wait Wait Naked and Ashamed: Peter Sagal
1483
This week we hear from the genius himself, Peter Sagal. And his coworkers reveal how far(t) they will go for a laugh.
Dec 18, 2018
William Shatner
William Shatner, actor, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Helen Hong, and Luke Burbank.
Dec 15, 2018