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Laura Lippman
Award-winning Mystery Writer
Laura Lippman

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Oct. 30, 2004

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HOST: Peter Sagal
OFFICIAL JUDGE AND SCOREKEEPER: Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Mystery Writer Laura Lippman

This Week's Panelists:

Boston Globe writer Charlie Pierce
• Roxanne Roberts, Style section editor of The Washington Post
• Writer and performer Adam Felber

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
A long-awaited discovery in Iraq; New York rains on Boston's parade; the lost island of Dr. Shrinker is finally discovered.

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
What happens when politicians don't ask for directions; Tawianese legislators let their lunch do the talking.


Round 2

Bluff the Listener (Listen)
"Look what I dug up": Three stories of surprising archeological discoveries.

Not My Job (Listen)
Detective novelist Laura Lippman plays our game called: "That Smell? It's the Scent of Efficient Transportation!" Three questions celebrating the 100th anniversary of the New York Subway system.


Round 3

Panel Round, Part 2 (Listen)
What "Inspected by No. 4" really means; the perils of trick or treating in Northern Manitoba.

Second Round of Who's Carl? (Listen)
John Kerry plays second fiddle at campaign rallies; A Tums moment on live TV; a dire situation strikes salads everywhere.

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What will be the big headline on the morning after Tuesday's election.

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