ON THE RADIO
COURTESY CHICAGO PUBLIC RADIO
Peter Sagal, right, hosts"Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me," with Carl Kasell serving as judge and scorekeeper.
Test your news sense at the 'Wait Wait' Web site
Fans of National Public Radio's "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" can now take a daily news quiz online. Visit www.npr.org/waitwait
for such irreverent current-events questions as:
Army recruiters have downplayed Iraq by telling potential soldiers:
A) The war is over
B) New recruits receive free iPods
C) Push-ups are now optional
D) They're just entering a sweepstakes to win a new car
Stumped? Hints are offered. And once you get to the answer there's even a link to the news article that prompted the quiz item. "We think this will be the biggest splash on the Internet since eBay and that dancing baby," says host Peter Sagal.
"Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" airs on Hawaii Public Radio at 11 a.m. Saturdays on KIPO 89.3 FM.