oh god that one is horrible. it has that particular self-satisfied npr sense of humor. you know the people they play around fundraising time, regular people they have recorded talking about how they love npr. so proud of themselves, for nothing.
― forensic plumber (harbl), Monday, 15 April 2019 11:29 (eleven months ago) link
― a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 15 April 2019 11:39 (eleven months ago) link
wait wait don't tell me is awful, the panelists think they're 10x funnier than they actually are
― global tetrahedron, Tuesday, 16 April 2019 17:25 (eleven months ago) link
When I graduated many, many years ago, my sweet mother gifted me a multi-volume CD box set of many, many hours of Wait Wait Don't Tell Me. She knew I listened to NPR, and I guess I must've mentioned that I sometimes listened to Wait Wait on Saturday mornings, but I guess I didn't make it clear that my listening was entirely passive and my appreciation of it mostly ironic. Anyway, it was very sweet of her and so that's why I waited a few months before placing it directly into the trash can. I like to think that a few days later a 75 year old white liberal dumpster diver's day had been made.
― del griffith, Tuesday, 16 April 2019 18:00 (eleven months ago) link