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Bob Vila
America's most famous handyman, Bob Vila

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Mar. 26, 2005

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HOST: Peter Sagal
OFFICIAL JUDGE AND SCOREKEEPER: Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Bob Vila

This Week's Panelists:

Washington Post Style section reporter, Roxanne Roberts
• Humorist and author of Feet on the Street, Rambles Around New Orleans, Roy Blount, Jr.
• TV Personality, Mo Rocca

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
Grandstanding on Capitol Hill; no matter what anyone says, she'll still be your Queen; a newlywed laments the state of her married life.

» Music Cue: "Born To Make You Happy"
Artist: Britney Spears
Composer: Kristian Lundin/Andreas Carlsson
CD Title: Baby, One More Time
Label: Jive Records

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
Download and file sharing take on new and rather unsavory meanings; an alarm clock that will outsmart your attempts to ignore it.

» Music Cue: "Good Morning"
Artist: Kelly/Reynolds/O Connor
Composer: Brown/Freed/Comden/Green
CD Title: That's Entertainment: MGM Box Set
Label: Rhino Music Entertainment


Round 2

Bluff the Listener (Listen)
"It's NOT The Real Thing" -- three stories of fake things being pawned off as real in the week's news.

Not My Job! (Listen)
Home Renovation King Bob Vila plays a game called "The Conditions Are Terrible, But It's Only 12 Hours A Day" -- three questions about bad jobs through history as reported by Britain's Channel Four in a recent TV special.

» Music Cue: "White Lightning"
Artist: Nashville Super Guitars
Composer: J.P. Richardson
CD Title: Country Hit Kit
Label: CMH Records

Panel Round II (Listen)
Alberto Fujimori offers the most refreshing political comeback ever; a gum that adds new meaning to "Double Your Pleasure."


Round 3

Who's Carl this Time? (Listen)
A ritual of all newly free people; is it goodbye to baseball's biggest jerk?; goodbye to an automotive visionary... maybe too visionary.

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
The glacier that's ready for the freezer compartment; the mirror is always trustworthy; missing a chance for the biggest ever BBQ.

» Music Cue: "Perfect Piggies"
Artist: Adam Bryant/Michael Ford
Composer: Boynton & Ford
CD Title: Rhinoceros Tap
Label: Rounder Records

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What will we all wind up calling Camilla Parker Bowles after she's married?

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