March 6, 1999

Host: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guests: Newscaster Korva Coleman

This Week's Panelists:

•Charlie Pierce, Esquire Magazine and Only A Game
•Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post Style Section
•Adam Felber, Writer and Performer

Round 1: "Introduction/Essay"
The Banana Wars Move Above The Fold

"Opening Round"
Monica's soulmates, according to her, and what the president left home without.

"Who Is Carl This Time?"
Carl interprets a smut peddler who cares, and more.

Round 2: "We'll Wait, You Tell Us" (Listener Segments)
"Not My Job"
Newscaster Korva Coleman plays "Eureka! It's Not my Job!", looking at scientific breakthroughs (or not) in this week's news.

"Listener Limerick Challenge"
A listener completes three newsy limericks, as read by Carl.

"Week in Review"
A drugstore favorite is elevated to cultural icon by a new ad campaign.

Round 3: "We'll Wait, You Tell Us" (Listener Segments)
"Listener Bluff"
Our panelists use the same three words -- suit, lavender, and bars -- to tell three different stories: which one is true? A listener takes his best guess.

"Who Is Carl This Time?"
Carl re-enacts three more quotes too good to hear just once.

"Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank"
Each panelist has one minute to fill in as many blanks as he or she can.

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