95 years wasn’t enough, but thankfully we have years and years of her on NPR to listen to, so she’ll never stop being heard.
Just because I couldn’t get it out of my head.
Thursday, August 11, 2005, my cousins and I went to Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me. As we’re going again in two weeks, I thought I’d better recap this trip, since my notes have been in my bag for almost a year, holy fuck!
Don’t read this if you haven’t heard the episode of Wait, Wait … Don’t tell me! taped on May 26th. I was there at the taping, and I’m gonna spoil you! Wait, Wait … Don’t tell me! is NPR’s weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what’s real news and what’s made up.
This is an entirely true story of paranoia in the heartland. Or at least panic. I don’t normally panic, but I do consider NPR as my gauge for world paranoia levels.