Apr 2, 2014 — Join us in celebrating Carl Kasell's 80th birthday.
Mar 4, 2014 — Kasell, whose voice is synonymous with NPR, will record his final broadcast for Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! this spring. From then on, he'll become "scorekeeper emeritus."
Jul 21, 2013 — You may need some napkins for this one. Today we all scream for what may be the coolest holiday of the year, National Ice Cream Day.
Jul 17, 2013 — This weekend, one of our listeners spent their "cognitive surplus" producing a video. It remixes audio of Carl Kasell reading LOLcats captions on TED Radio Hour with the corresponding feline images. Watch the video and get the back story here.
May 10, 2013 — The North Carolina Press Association recently honored Carl Kasell as North Carolinian of the Year, 2013. Watch a short video honoring the legendary broadcaster.
Apr 2, 2013 — We knew that Carl Kasell has a few magic tricks up his sleeve, but for his 79th birthday, the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! scorekeeper surprised us all. Happy Birthday, Carl!
Oct 1, 2011 — In response to the U.S. Postal Service's decision to start putting living people on stamps, Wait Wait presents the most avuncular living person ever to appear on a stamp.
May 29, 2010 — Not My Job guest Bettye LaVette honors The Who with her renditon of their hit song 'Love Reign O'er Me' at the Kennedy Center back in Decemeber.
Nov 23, 2009 — NPR's Kasell to retire as newscaster, keep his "Wait Wait" job Memo to NPR employees 11/23/2009 10:22 AM After 30 years of waking up at 1:05 a.m. to anchor the top of the hour newscast during Morning Edition, Carl Kasell has decided the time has ...