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TV and radio personality Tom Bodett

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NPR

Mar. 05, 2005

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HOST: Peter Sagal
OFFICIAL JUDGE AND SCOREKEEPER: Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Author, radio personality, and the voice of Motel 6, Tom Bodett

This Week's Panelists:

• Writer and performer Adam Felber
• Columnist for The Atlantic Monthly, P.J. O'Rourke
• Journalist Sue Ellicott

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
Just another thing to have to deal with; a hot jailbird is freed; and a high-profile trial now has its own show.

» Music Cue: "Billie Jean"
Artist: Michael Jackson
Composer: Michael Jackson
CD Title: History: Past Present & Future
Label: Sony Music

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
The Supreme Court and Cecil B. DeMille; A dress code with some freedom.

» Music Cue: "Got A Brand New Suit"
Artist: Fred Astaire
Composer: Arthur Schwartz/Howard Dietz
CD Title: Fred Astaire at MGM
Label: Rhino Music


Round 2

Not My Job! (Listen)
Radio personality, and the voice of Motel 6, Tom Bodett, plays our game called "You're Like Larry Flynt, but with Glossier Paper:" Three multiple-choice questions about Bob Guccione, the man behind Penthouse magazine.

» Music Cue: "The Stripper"
Artist: David Rose and His Orchestra
Composer: David Rose
CD Title: Strip Tease Classics
Label: Rhino Entertainment

Panel Round II (Listen)
Apparently the pilot liked the in-flight movie; the Transportation Security Administration wants you to be able to swap numbers with a cute fellow passenger; what you can't put on your jersey; and get your appetite, your little pliers and your wee fork ready.

» Music Cue: "Rock Lobster"
Artist: The B-52's
Composer: Fred Schneider/Ricky Wilson
CD Title: The B-52's
Label: Rhino Entertainment


Round 3

Who's Carl this Time? (Listen)
A bunch of appreciation; a line-up that would make you blush; and Halle Berry calls it like it is.

» Music Cue: "Hooray for Hollywood"
Artist: Benny Goodman and his Orchestra
Composer: Whiting/Mercer
CD Title: The Best of Busby Berkeley at Warner Bros
Label: Turner Entertainment

Listener Limerick Challenge(Listen)
The federal courts make an incisive decision; a pill for people who love bars but hate the actual drinking part; and co-workers gone wild.

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
How will prison life inspire Martha Stewart?

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