August 26, 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: Maria Hinojosa, CNN Correspondent and Host of Latino USA

This Week's Panelists:

•Roy Blount, Jr., Author, Be Sweet: A Conditional Love Story
•Charlie Pierce, Author, Hard to Forget: An Alzheimer's Story
•Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post Style Section

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
The true nature of Richard; radial airlifts; W. makes his views clear...sort of.

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
Our campaign planners are busier than YOUR campaign planners, so nyah. Psychedelic decorators mourn for the creator of the lava lamp. And how far dot-com CEOs will really go to get ahead...think Alive.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
What dolphins call each other for short...Manhattan's true owners try to stake a claim... and if you ever wanted to see through skin, the future is now.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
NPR's and CNN's Maria Hinojosa explores her Hellenic side in "EE-stay El-lee-nee-da!", or, "You're Greek to Us!"

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
Bob May...who knew? Suspicious government-issue massages in Canada...and Arlo Guthrie pays a call to help solve a political mystery.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
The non-Survivors at each other's throats...the publicity Verizon couldn't buy...and the fate of pawnshops in a booming economy.

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
Millions and millions of Marches, oh my!

Lightning Fill in the Blank (14.4 | 28.8)
The rest of the week's news that we can fit.

Panelist Predictions (14.4 | 28.8)
Al Gore's yet-to-be made public gaffe that'll top George W.'s speech.

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