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How to be mayor of Chicago

Just ask Peter Sagal

We’re pleased to welcome a new contributor to the Need to Know family. Peter Sagal, whom many of you know and love as the host of NPR’s “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” is inaugurating a new segment called “Just ask Peter Sagal.”

Peter is taking on the important role of advice columnist, providing his unique brand of wisdom and counsel to people who haven’t actually sought out his opinion. But we’re sure they’ll be grateful anyway, beginning with a certain former Obama adviser looking for a new job.

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  • Anonymous

    I just saw this on PBS. It was funny and I like the rest of the show too. Bloody Jackson should come play the ballroom. Hehe, or some ampatheater in the Sanger-Fresno area.

  • Terry

    I love Peter! So much better than the lame fake news of tomorrow, especially with the hosts providing the laugh line in the background.

  • Anonymous

    Achhh. This was so profane and unwarranted that it qualifies to be a Fox News piece.

    If Mr. Sagal prefers mafia-connected mayors to successful Chicago boys who have done well, perhaps he should say so explicitly.

    I know at this moment I am hoping that the next Chicago mayor will be a mobster who enjoys whacking irreverent Chicago comedians. That just might be Mr. Sagal’s just desserts.

  • mama

    I’m a huge fan of Peter Sagal… but he blinks so much it was distracting to watch…

  • Rob

    Peter Sagal is much funnier than Andy Borowitz. Of course the three random people I sat next to in the subway are funnier than Borowitz.