Brian Cox plays Not My Job on NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!' Brian Cox is one of the world's most celebrated actors, and is currently perfecting the art of swearing as Logan Roy on HBO's Succession. Naturally, we asked three questions about vacuums cleaners.

'Wait Wait' for Jan. 22, 2022: With Not My Job guest Brian Cox

'Wait Wait' for Jan. 22, 2022: With Not My Job guest Brian Cox

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This week's show was recorded remotely with host Peter Sagal, official judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, Not My Job guest Brian Cox and panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca and Cristela Alonzo. Click the audio link above to hear the whole show.

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Brian Cox speaks onstage at the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 12, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif.
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Who's Bill This Time
Presents from the President; The Real Justices of The Supreme Court; and Yassify Your Candy

Panel Questions
Biden Sets a New World Record

Bluff The Listener
Our panelists tell three stories about trouble between neighbors only one of which is true.

Not My Job: We ask Brian Cox about vacuuming
Brian Cox is one of the world's most celebrated Shakespearian actors, and is currently elevating swearing into an art form as Logan Roy on HBO's Succession. Given the popularity of that show, we invited him on to ask him three questions about vacuuming, otherwise known as suck sessions.

Panel Questions
The Allure of the N95; Proof of Woof; Fixer Upper? I Hardly Know Her!

Limericks
Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks: Ancient Club Kids; Petfluencers Live Forever; and Penny Baguettes

Lightning Fill In The Blank
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Predictions
Our panelists predict what will be the next commercial mascot to get a makeover.