April 1, 2000

Listen to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me

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HOST: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guest: Acting London Correspondent Madeline Brand

This Week's Panelists:

•Sue Ellicott, BBC and Times of London Section
•Roy Blount, Jr., Author
•Adam Felber, Writer and Performer

Round 1

Who's Carl?
Carl channels three quotes from the week's news: Al Gore discusses poultry; NBA indignation over locker room cams, and Whitney Houston gets incoherent.

Opening Round
The Antiques Road Show...say it ain't so, Chris Jussel! Tony Blair asks: but who'll babysit England? and more.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge!
Hair at Disneyland, tacos that didn't make it past security, and an undetected pyramid.

Not My Job
Acting London Correspondent Madeline Brand takes a few swings at Japanese baseball in "Play Ball!" Or as they say in Japan..."Play Ball!"

Week in Review
Sounds like...the Loch Ness Monster! and Dennis Rodman sets a new record.

Round 3

Who's Carl II
Three more bon mots from the week's news: Putin makes up his mind; Kermit's party of choice; the Kingdome is no more.

Bluff the Listener
Grant Me Some Research!

Lightning Fill in the Blank
The rest of the week's news that we can fit.

Panelist Predictions
The next big thing in baseball.

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