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December 9, 2000

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HOST: Peter Sagal
OFFICIAL JUDGE AND SCOREKEEPER: Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Jane and Michael Stern, authors of Road Food

This Week's Panelists:

•Charlie Pierce, Esquire Magazine and Only A Game
•Sue Ellicott, writer and reporter for the BBC
•Adam Felber, Writer and Performer

Round 1


Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
Road kill? Not so fast, a birthday cake with an inferno of candles, a calming voice in the chaos.

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
China's offers its architectural heritage to spikers, the wit and wisdom of Alicia Silverstone, an apology to Salem, Oregon, and we nominate our newsmaker of the year.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
Squirrels lament the newest power source, we thought it rhymed with brainy, but we find it rhymes with genie, California's condiment bonanza.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
Michael and Jane Stern, authors of Road Food, play a game called, "YOU'RE STANDING UNDER THE MISTLETOE AND THAT CREEPY GUY FROM ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE IS MAKING A BEE-LINE FOR YOUR LOWER LIP."

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
In Japan, everything talks, a workplace hazard that even OSHA won't touch, the newest comic book hero.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
Washington DC's newest power couple, A star impersonates himself, A Scottish town prepares for the papparazi.

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
A STARBUCKS ON EVERY CORNER, AND A TASTER'S CHOICE JAR IN EVERY DRAWER. Coffee in the news.

Lightning Fill in the Blank (14.4 | 28.8)
The rest of the week's news that we can fit.

Panelist Predictions (14.4 | 28.8)
The most surprising potential appointment to be announced by George W Bush.

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