March 20, 1999

Host: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guests: Vice President of NPR News and Information Jeffrey Dvorkin

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"
Who Resigns and Who Doesn't

"Opening Round"
Who's getting the geek vote, frivolous lawsuits against unfrivolous entities, an alarming messenger with a message from lawyers.

"Who Is Carl This Time?"
Carl interprets three quotes from the week's news.

Round 2: "We'll Wait, You Tell Us" (Listener Segments)
"Not My Job"
Vice President of News and Information Jeffrey Dvorkin looks at Academy Awards shows past in "And the Winner is....Not My Job!"

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

"Week in Review"
The Defense Department's Star Wars-but-not-really idea, and what's playing in English operating rooms these days.

Round 3: "More News"
Drifters and Angels face up to Congress, and new regulations for commuters with cellphones.

"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.

Play along with our online version of the show.