List of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! episodes (2009)

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This is a list of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! guests for 2009. Data is taken from the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Archives. Job titles reflect the position of individuals at the time of the appearance.


Date Guest
January 3 "Clip Show," featuring Leonard Nimoy, George McGovern, Moose Skowron, Garrison Keillor, and Jimmy Carter of the Blind Boys of Alabama
January 10 Campbell Brown, CNN news anchor
January 17 Burt Bacharach, Composer [1][2]
January 24 Cindi Leive, Glamour magazine editor in chief [3][4]
January 31 Carrie Fisher, retired Princess Leia


Date Guest
February 7 Philippe Petit, High wire artist
February 14 Best of Not My Job featuring interviews with John Hodgman, Amy Sedaris, Drew Carey, Julia Sweeney, and Denis Leary
February 21 Frederica von Stade, Opera diva
February 28 Bruce Campbell, "The King of B Movies"


Date Guest
March 7 John Cena, Pro Wrestler and Actor
March 14 Chuck Todd, NBC's Chief White House Correspondent
March 21 Joe Nocera, economics journalist and author
March 28 Singer-songwriter Kim Deal


Date Guest
April 4 Journalist and food writer Michael Pollan (technology-themed episode recorded in Berkeley, California)
April 11 William H. Macy, actor
April 18 Paula Deen, TV cook and restaurateur
April 25 Monica Seles, former tennis player


Date Guest
May 2 Actor Liev Schreiber
May 9 Supreme Court reporter Dahlia Lithwick
May 16 David Axelrod, senior consultant to President Barack Obama[5][6]
May 23 Clip show, "Divas" featuring Paula Deen, Mavis Staples, Carrie Fisher, and Frederica von Stade
May 30 Texas singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen


Date Guest
June 6 Actor and comedian Ed Helms
June 13 Chicago blues legend Lil' Ed Williams
June 20 Elizabeth Edwards, spouse of John Edwards
June 27 Columnist Frank Rich


Date Guest
July 4 Author Clyde Edgerton
July 11 Singer/Songwriter Neko Case
July 18 Jimmy Fallon
July 25 Baseball player Doug Glanville


Date Guest
August 1 Game show host Chuck Barris
August 8 Filmmaker Judd Apatow
August 15 Illinois representative Aaron Schock
August 22 Veterinarian Kevin Fitzgerald
August 29 Clip Show "Listeners' Choice" Featuring: Michael Pollan and Craig Ferguson


Date Guest
September 5 Joseph Simmons, aka Rev Run of Run-D.M.C.
September 12 California representative Henry Waxman
September 19 Champion Surfer Kelly Slater
September 26 Reed Timmer from Storm Chasers


Date Guest
October 3 Missouri senator Claire McCaskill
October 10 Actress Ashley Judd
October 17 Actress and comedian Susie Essman
October 24 NBC News anchor Brian Williams
October 31 Horror film director George A. Romero


Date Guest
November 7 Professional skater Tony Hawk
November 14 Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright
November 21 Actor Jason Schwartzman
November 28 Best of "Not My Job" with "Manly Men": Philippe Petit, John Cena, Jimmy Fallon, Bruce Campbell, Robert Earl Keen


Date Guest
December 5 Pixar director Pete Doctor
December 12 CNN news anchor Rick Sanchez
December 19 Singer Andy Williams
December 26 Actor George Takei


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