March 13, 1999

Host: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guests: Religion Correspondent Lynn Neary

This Week's Panelists:

•Charlie Pierce, Esquire Magazine and Only A Game
•Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post Style Section
•Margo Kaufman, Author, Clara: The Early Years

Round 1: "Introduction/Essay"

"Opening Round"
The NEA fails to judge a book by its cover, and more.

"Who Is Carl This Time?"
Carl is all too human as George Stephanopoulos, Monica, and others.

Round 2: "We'll Wait, You Tell Us" (Listener Segments)
"Not My Job"
Religion Correspondent Lynn Neary beachcombs for washed-up has-beens as she plays "Hey...Didn't You Used to Be...Not My Job?"

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

"Week in Review"
Indian Red goes the way of Flesh and Prussian Blue, and airplane passengers of the world unite.

Round 3: "We'll Wait, You Tell Us" (Listener Segments)
"Listener Bluff"
A protest that didn't go quite as planned. A listener discerns the real story amid the lies and trickery.

"Who Is Carl This Time?"
A professional tango dancer, an admiring baseball player, a director coming clean... Carl channels them all for a listener.

"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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