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Author Scott Turow
Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie

Heard on Air:

One Man Tripped by One Man Tripped by "Sovereign..."

The Other Comes Off Wishy-Washy. The Other Comes Off Wishy-Washy.

Fare Thee Well: Superfreak. Fare Thee Well: Superfreak.


Aug. 14, 2004

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GUEST HOST: Richard Sher
NOT MY JOB GUEST: RNC Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie

This Week's Panelists:

• Writer and performer Adam Felber
Washington Post Style section reporter, Roxanne Roberts
• P.J. O'Rourke, author of Peace Kills, America’s Fun New Imperialism

Round 1

Who's Carl (Listen)
Aw, it's just a little rain; This week's political scandal; Americans and their bellies pay tribute.

» Music Cue: "The French Chef"
Composer: John Leonard Morris
CD Title: Television's Greatest Hits Vol 4
Label: TVT Records

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
The British Olympic swim team has a tiny technical problem; History reveals another fine mess they got themselves into; A new cell phone service for the socially incapable.

» Music Cue: "Rescue Me"
Artist: Fontella Bass
Composer: Smith/Miner
CD Title: Soul Spectacular! Disc 2
Label: Rhino Entertainment

Round 2

Bluff the Listener (Listen)
"Mission Not So Impossible" -- three stories about home-spun espionage. See the true story.

» Music Cue: "James Bond Theme"
Artist: The Monty Norman Orchestra
CD Title: The Best of James Bond
Label: EMI Records

Not My Job! (Listen)
Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Ed Gillespie, plays our game called "Your waiters are cretins, and your beef Bourguignon isn't worth the shoe leather it was made from" -- three multiple-choice questions based on rejected reviews from the Zagat Restaurant Guide.

Second Panel Round (Listen)
The president of the Philippines draws the line; Be careful while on that architecture tour.

» Music Cue: "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Artist: Simon and Garfunkel
Composer: Paul Simon
CD Title: The Best of Simon and Garfunkel
Label: Sony Music Entertainment

Round 3

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
The indecisively-decisive guy; Well, that's one definition of sovereignty; A tribute to a woman known for her lung capacity.

Limericks (Listen)
The Vatican's new department; Why Matt is hot and Paul is not; New Yorkers start yet another odd trend.

» Music Cue: "Sometimes When We Touch"
Artist: Dan Hill
Composer: Hill/Mann
CD Title: '70s Party Classics
Label: Rhino Entertainment

Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank (Listen)
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What will be the big story out of the Olympics in Greece?

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