Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me

Stepping down this spring
1:15 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Carl Kasell To Retire From 'Wait, Wait...'

Carl Kasell, newsman, quiz judge, and magician, tells WNIJ staffers that Nina Totenberg was the first person he ever cut in half, during a 2011 visit to DeKalb.
Credit Diane Drake / WNIJ

Carl Kasell is retiring from "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" and moves into his new role as Scorekeeper Emeritus of the NPR news quiz.


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WNIJ Invites You
1:20 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! Live Cinema Event

Ever wonder what Carl Kasell looks like when he does his impersonations of newsmakers? Now's your chance to find out. NPR's Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! is coming to the big screen - to theaters in Rockford and Batavia - with host Peter Sagal and panelists Mo Rocca, Tom Bodett and Paula Poundstone. Carl reading limericks! Celebrities answering stupid questions! Faces made for radio! Plus special guest Steve Martin!

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