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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
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Aug 16, 2014 — The Executive Chairman of Google joins us and insists he doesn't already know everything about us. Originally broadcast May 11, 2013.
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Aug 16, 2014 — Soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples plays our game called "Hello, I'm looking for a dozen highlighter pens in a fluorescent green." Originally broadcast Dec. 20, 2008.
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Aug 15, 2014 — The fashion guru plays our game, and makes us feel a little better about our pleated pants. Originally broadcast June 6, 2014.
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Aug 15, 2014 — We talk to the heavy metal superstar about sex, drugs and rock and roll. Or at least rock and roll. Originally broadcast May 18, 2013.
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Aug 15, 2014 — The professional pickpocket and sleight-of-hand artist steals our hearts. Not really, but he very likely steals our valuables. Originally broadcast March 22, 2013.
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Aug 8, 2014 — The singer songwriter tells us stories about her father, who it turns out was also a musician. (This segment originally broadcast on Nov. 23, 2011.)
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Aug 8, 2014 — The filmmaker behind Hairspray and other camp hits plays a quiz about something not campy at all. (This segment originally broadcast on April 22, 2011.)
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Aug 8, 2014 — We talk to the author of the best-selling thriller Gone Girl and other books full of sadists and murderers, and it turns out she's perfectly nice. (This segment originally broadcast on July 12, 2013.)
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Aug 8, 2014 — We interview the brewer behind Sprecher Brewery in Milwaukee, and beg him for free samples. (This segment originally broadcast on Nov. 17, 2012.)
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Aug 8, 2014 — The former Yankees pitcher tells us the secrets of the locker room. (This segment originally broadcast on April 14, 2012.)
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