PRI: Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know?

PRI: Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know?

United States

A two-hour comedy/quiz/interview show heard on public radio stations across the country. Each week host and quiz-master Michael Feldman invites contestants to answer questions drawn from his seemingly limitless store of insignificant (but also somehow, important) information. From Public Radio International and Wisconsin Public Radio.

Episodes

June 25, 2016 - Madison, WI - Shannon Hall in Memorial Union  

As production wraps on Whad'Ya Know? we head to Shannon Hall in Memorial Union on the shores of Lake Mendota for the final live national broadcast! Some of Michael's friends join him for the the last broadcast including: John Sieger, Ben Sidran, Clyde Stubblefield and more!

June 18, 2016 - Monona Terrace - Madison, WI  

This week we trip back to when Prof. John Hawks told us about Homo naledi and the Wood Brothers took the stage to play a few numbers!

June 11, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

This week U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and southern songstress Shannon McNally return to the WYK? stage! Plus two rounds of the quiz and more Feldman hijinks!

June 4, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

It's an all 'Michael' show as local boy made good Michael Perry and film critic extraordinaire Michael Phillips make one more appearance on the show! Plus Two rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz and who knows what else?!?!

May 28, 2016 - Madison, WI - Rebroadcast  

This week we bring back to back funny! We revisit when funny guys Eugene Mirman of Bob's Burgers fame and comedy troublemaker Andy Kindler took the time to talk with Michael! Plus two rounds of the legendary Whad'Ya Know?‚Äč Quiz and more!

May 21, 2016 - Eau Claire, WI - State Theatre  

Michael and the gang pack up and head to Eau Claire to once again wow the crowds at the State Theater! This time around Bill Nolte from the legendary bar, The Joynt, stops by; Eric Anderson, president of the National Kubb Championship, shows us his skills and J.E. Sunde plays a little of that Eau Claire folk-pop that everyone loves! Plus two rounds of the quiz and a few more special guests!

May 14, 2016 - Hoyt Sherman Place - Des Moines, IA - Rebroadcast  

This week we look back to the show's last trip to the legendary Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines! Singer-songwriter Lissie took the stage for a few songs, the NY Times Trip Gabriel gives us the rundown on the campaign trail, and Prof. Leeuwen shares the secret behind the world's purest vodka!!

May 7, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! This week the Zydeco-Swamp Blues/rock band Copper Box stops by the Terrace to play a few for Michael and the gang! Then Jen Kirkman takes Michael's call to discuss her new book I know What I'm Doing! Plus, your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

April 30, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace - Rebroadcast  

This week we look back to when Michael chatted with Comedy Central's Andrew Daly and also called up Patricia Marx to find out about her book Let's Be Less Stupid! Washed down with two rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz and all the usual laughs you expect!

April 23, 2016 - Cleveland, OH - State Theatre  

Whad'Ya Know returns to Ohio one last time, with a live show at the State Theatre! Coming through Ohio like the RNC Michael will chat with Dr. Oz's buddy and Wellness specialist Dr. Michael Roizen, the queen of 'Rust Belt Chic' - writer Anne Trubek and signals to Hey Mavis to play a few songs for the the stage! Then Michael brings the legendary Sausage Shoppe on air to pair with Platform Beer Co.

April 16, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! The New Yorker's hilarious Paul Rudnick returns to the WYK? ariwaves one more time and then your weekly serving of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

April 9, 2016 - Madison, WI - Rebroadcast  

This week a look back to when the Wisconsin Foodie Kyle Cherek took the Whad'Ya Know? Stage to share with Michael the best places and things to eat in the state! Then actress Kathryn Hahn calls in to chat about her show Happyish! Of course two rounds of the quiz and more fun than you can shake a radio antenna at!

April 2, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

A live broadcast from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! This week The Internet of Us author Michael Lynch chats about the philosophy of how we learn and adapt to the new technological tools of information and of course delivering your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

March 26, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace - Rebroadcast  

A look back to the time when author and screenwriter Richard Price was on the show and the Waunakee Community Big Band helped celebrate Michael's Birthday! Plus a trip to Waynesboro, VA and two rounds of the quiz!

March 19, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

This Show is SOLD OUT! A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! Legendary author Bill Bryson will be on to talk about his newbook The Road to Little Dribbling! And of course, your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

March 12, 2016 - Chandler, AZ - Chandler Center for the Arts - Rebroadcast  

A fond remembrance of when Michael and the gang headed west to the Phoenix area for a live performance of Whad'Ya Know? at the Chandler Center for the Arts! Michael's guests in Arizona included: physicist and skeptic, Lawrence Krauss, local band Celebration Guns, Danielle Morris from Earnest Restaurant and the man who found Lucy the hominid skeleton, Donald Johanson!

March 5, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! New York Magazine's "Writer at Large" and VEEP executive producer Frank Rich returns to catch up and talk 2016! Plus, as always, your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

February 27, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace - Rebroadcast  

A look back to the time when Baraboo's folk sensation Phox performed for Michael and friends! Then, it's of to Burkburnett, Texas for the Town of the Week! Plus, your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

February 20, 2016 - Jacksonville, FL - Florida Theatre  

Michael and the Whad'Ya Know? crew return to the historic Florida Theatre for a reprieve from the Wisconsin winter! Michael will meet the "Most Interesting Man in Jacksonville": Dr. Wayne Wood. Then Katie Grace Helow will take the Florida theatre stage and play a few songs from her new album Past Lives! Gator snatchers Bob and Liz Shumaker will brings some of their cold blooded friends to meet Michael and the gang. Chase that all with food & cocktail with Chef Tom Gray from Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails! Plus the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz and more fun than you can shake a gator at!

February 13, 2016 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace  

A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! Funnyman Eugene Mirman gets a call from Michael to talk about his new album collection and Bob's Burgers! Then University of Wisconsin Astronomy professor Sebastian Heinz talks gravity waves. And your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

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