Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Reports

Shows with a Guest Host

This report provides a list of all shows, including Best Of and repeat shows, that have a guest host.

Date Best Of/Repeat Host Scorekeeper Location Panelists Guest(s)
2000-05-13 - Robert Siegel Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • Melissa Block
2000-08-12 - Susan Stamberg Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Sue Ellicott
  • Tom Goldman
2000-08-19 - Adam Felber Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • John Nielsen
2001-08-25 - Adam Felber Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • Sue Ellicott
  • Paul Sereno
2001-09-01 - Adam Felber Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • Sue Ellicott
  • Al Franken
2003-07-26 - Bill Radke Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Mo Rocca
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Amy Dickinson
2003-08-02 - Bill Radke Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • Adam Felber
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • Lisa Ling
2004-08-14 - Richard Sher Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • Ed Gillespie
2005-01-15 - Brian Unger Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Mo Rocca
  • Kyrie O'Connor
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Rulon Gardner
2005-01-22 - Brian Unger Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • [None]
2005-01-29 - Brian Unger Carl Kasell Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Dean Banowetz
2005-08-27 - Adam Felber Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Mo Rocca
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Tim Zagat
2006-08-12 - Luke Burbank Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Aamer Haleem
  • Sue Ellicott
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Tommy Chong
2006-08-19 - Luke Burbank Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Tom Bodett
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Soledad O'Brien
2006-08-26 - Luke Burbank Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Adam Felber
  • Rita Rudner
2007-07-28 - Luke Burbank Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Mo Rocca
  • Tom Bodett
  • Jim Dale
2007-08-04 - Luke Burbank Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Phyllis Diller
2008-07-19 - Adam Felber Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Paul Provenza
  • John Waters
2008-07-26 - Adam Felber Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Paul Provenza
  • Kyrie O'Connor
  • Mo Rocca
  • Peter Bogdanovich
2010-08-14 - Peter Grosz Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Kristen Schaal
2011-01-08 - Peter Grosz Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Tom Bodett
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Charlie Pierce
  • Tony "The Goose" Siragusa
2012-06-23 - Peter Grosz Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Brian Babylon
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Luke Burbank
  • Rob Reiner
2012-09-29 - Peter Grosz Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Kyrie O'Connor
  • Adam Felber
  • Brian Babylon
  • Chris Kluwe
2012-10-27 - Drew Carey Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Kyrie O'Connor
  • Brian Babylon
  • Tom Bodett
  • Abby Wambach
2013-03-30 - Tom Bodett Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Kyrie O'Connor
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • Adam Felber
  • Aaron Neville
2014-03-29 - Mike Pesca Carl Kasell Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Tom Bodett
  • Kyrie O'Connor
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Itzhak Perlman
2015-04-04 - Mike Pesca Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Adam Felber
  • Jeremy Piven
2015-06-13 - Mike Pesca Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Peter Grosz
  • Maz Jobrani
  • Kim Kardashian West
2016-01-16 - Mike Pesca Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Bobcat Goldthwait
  • Roxanne Roberts
  • Mo Rocca
  • Sutton Foster
2016-01-30 - Mike Pesca Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Peter Grosz
  • Shelby Fero
  • Tom Bodett
  • Richard Dreyfuss
2016-10-29 - Mike Pesca Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Faith Salie
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • Mo Rocca
  • Steve Young
2017-01-14 - Tom Hanks Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Luke Burbank
  • Faith Salie
  • Simone Biles
2017-03-11 - Jessi Klein Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Alonzo Bodden
  • Helen Hong
  • Adam Felber
  • Neal Brennan
2017-08-26 Repeat Tom Hanks Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Luke Burbank
  • Faith Salie
  • Simone Biles
2017-12-16 - Mike Pesca Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Mo Rocca
  • Negin Farsad
  • Tom Bodett
  • Katy Tur
2018-05-26 - Helen Hong Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Hari Kondabolu
  • Retta
2018-07-28 - Faith Salie Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Felber
  • Rashawn Scott
  • Tom Bodett
  • Jon Batiste
2019-09-07 - Tom Papa Bill Kurtis Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Bim Adewunmi
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Mary Wilson
2020-12-05 - Maz Jobrani Bill Kurtis Home/Remote Studios
  • Faith Salie
  • Eugene Cordero
  • Jessi Klein
  • Lindsey Vonn
2020-12-12 - Maz Jobrani Bill Kurtis Home/Remote Studios
  • Adam Burke
  • Maeve Higgins
  • Mo Rocca
  • Robert Reich
2021-05-15 - Maz Jobrani Bill Kurtis Home/Remote Studios
  • Hari Kondabolu
  • Karen Chee
  • Peter Grosz
  • Elizabeth Warren
2021-07-03 - Faith Salie Bill Kurtis Home/Remote Studios
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Peter Grosz
  • Cristela Alonzo
  • Roger Bennett
2021-10-30 - Negin Farsad Bill Kurtis Home/Remote Studios
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Peter Grosz
  • Josh Gondelman
  • P.K. Subban
2022-01-29 - Negin Farsad Bill Kurtis Home/Remote Studios
  • Alzo Slade
  • Josh Gondelman
  • Karen Chee
  • Jeremy O. Harris
2022-07-16 - Tom Papa Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Adam Burke
  • Emmy Blotnick
  • Puja Patel
2022-07-23 - Tom Papa Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Matt Rogers
  • Cristela Alonzo
  • Josh Gondelman
  • Nathan Lane
2022-07-30 - Tom Papa Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Helen Hong
  • Bobcat Goldthwait
  • Faith Salie
  • Jeremy Allen White
2022-08-06 - Negin Farsad Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Burke
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Hari Kondabolu
  • Robin Thede
2023-02-04 - Peter Grosz Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Zainab Johnson
  • Adam Burke
  • Helen Hong
  • Billy Porter
2023-02-11 - Tom Papa Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Hari Kondabolu
  • Alonzo Bodden
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Geena Davis
2023-02-18 - Alzo Slade Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Cristela Alonzo
  • Josh Gondelman
  • Negin Farsad
  • Rosie Perez
2023-03-04 - Josh Gondelman Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Maeve Higgins
  • Alonzo Bodden
  • Mo Rocca
  • Malala Yousafzai
2023-03-11 - Negin Farsad Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Shane O'Neill
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Peter Grosz
  • Nick Kroll
2023-03-18 - Karen Chee Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Helen Hong
  • Tom Papa
  • Alzo Slade
  • Sam Waterston
2023-05-13 - Alzo Slade Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Adam Felber
  • Alonzo Bodden
  • Gabrielle Dennis
2023-07-29 - Karen Chee Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Zainab Johnson
  • Josh Gondelman
  • Tom Bodett
  • Randall Park
2023-08-26 - Negin Farsad Bill Kurtis Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
  • Alzo Slade
  • Luke Burbank
  • Shantira Jackson
  • Mark Ronson
2023-10-28 - Peter Grosz Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Zainab Johnson
  • Alonzo Bodden
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Bernie Taupin
2023-12-09 - Negin Farsad Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Eugene Cordero
  • Luke Burbank
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Fred Schneider
2024-01-06 Best Of Negin Farsad Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Faith Salie
  • Eugene Cordero
  • Bobcat Goldthwait
  • Negin Farsad
  • Karen Chee
  • Tom Papa
  • Maeve Higgins
  • Helen Hong
  • Luke Burbank
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Bob Woodruff
  • Rachel Maddow
  • Brad Paisley
  • Damian Lillard
2024-02-17 - Tom Papa Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Dulcé Sloan
  • Amy Dickinson
  • Hari Kondabolu
  • Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney
2024-05-18 - Alzo Slade Bill Kurtis Studebaker Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Adam Burke
  • Negin Farsad
  • Faith Salie
  • Maya Hawke
2024-05-25 - Tom Papa Bill Kurtis Paramount Theatre (Seattle, WA)
  • Shantira Jackson
  • Luke Burbank
  • Jessi Klein
  • J. Kenji López-Alt
Date Best Of/Repeat Location Host Scorekeeper Panelists Guest