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June 23, 2001

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(14.4 | 28.8)

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HOST: Peter Sagal
OFFICIAL JUDGE AND SCOREKEEPER: Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Author Martin Amis. His latest book, Experience: A Memoir, has just been released in paperback.


•Roy Blount Junior, author of Be Sweet
•Sue Ellicott, writer and journalist.
•Adam Felber, writer and performer.

Round 1


Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
The too good first impression; one man's retirement seems to warrant sainthood; A Wait...Wait goodbye to the most beloved bigot.

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
We tax you or we bomb you; "blood drinker" and other insults; Peter and Carl's love scenery.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
Georgia's design faux pas; the world's most virile men; a very loud convention.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
Author Martin Amis plays a game called: IS YOUR BATHROOM BREEDING BOLSHEVIKS? The red scare during and before the Cold War.

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
The Bed Bath and Beyond scandal; a lot of squawking about an illicit affair.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
The government's little present for you; Big game in the big city; The re-edit that may be better than the original.

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
PLEASE, IF IT CAME FROM HAMMACHER SCHLEMMER, IT'S TOO MAINSTREAM FOR ME. The cutting edge in luxury goods.

Lightning Fill in the Blank (14.4 | 28.8)
All the news that we can fit.

Panelist Predictions (14.4 | 28.8)
What will the letter from President Bush to taxpayers announcing the tax rebate say?

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