Steve Buscemi play Not My Job on NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" It's summertime and the living is still sort of complicated. While we enjoy our summer break, we bring you a show filled with some of our favorite in-person guests!

'Wait Wait' for August 13, 2022: Live from the Past!

'Wait Wait' for August 13, 2022: Live from the Past!

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We're on summer vacation, avoiding all responsibility, so what better time to revisit some of our favorite guests who joined us live and in-person!

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Lars Ulrich of Metallica performs in concert.
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Not My Job: We ask Lars Ulrich about Puppet Masters
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Not My Job: SNL's Aidy Bryant answers three questions about '80s Brians
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Not My Job: Alan Cumming gets quizzed on bad wives
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Not My Job: We ask Jeff Daniels about Steves' jobs
Jeff Daniels joined us in LA to promote his role in Steve Jobs, so we invited him on to answer three questions about people named Steve and the jobs they do.