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Zombie Night’s Watch guy to the rescue! Just how does Bran avoid a frigid end beyond The Wall? What surprise ally has apparently joined forces with Bernie Sparrow? Is The Mother of Dragons actually the villain of this series? And is it too much to ask for one family dinner to pass without grandiose political gesturing? Join Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me’s Peter Sagal and Nerdette’s Tricia Bobeda and Greta Johnsen as they analyze “Blood of My Blood” episode from Game of Thrones’ sixth season.
All this month, we’ve been asking listeners to tell us about their lives with just three songs, as part of our series called “My Life in Three Songs.” On this holiday special, we hear from six special guests from the Chicago area: celebrity chef Rick Bayless, Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg, jazz expert Alyce Claerbut and Jeanne Nolan (aka The Organic Gardener.) We also get song picks from Lee Green, a woman who not only brought a certain kind of pepper back from the brink of extinction, but also has a secret past in the world of opera. Each person gives us three songs and explain how they are connected to his or her life.
We kick off our My Life in Three Songs special with a Chicagoan who’s near and dear to our hearts: Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me!
Becky Stern, the queen of wearable technology, tells us about making mischief with computery crafts. The Breakfast Club’s John Kapelos gives homework and we’ve got a big announcement for fans of Peter Sagal and/or Game of Thrones.
This week we revisit our conversation with Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me host Peter Sagal. Hear him discuss his love of running, Lord of the Rings and Ray Bradbury.
NPR news quiz Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me! host Peter Sagal abandoned his passion for science fiction and fantasy when he went to college, but tells Tricia and Greta that Game of Thrones brought him back into the realm of nerds. Plus his tips for introducing kids to your favorite movies, why he loves Ray Bradbury and homework that will require you to lace up your sneakers.