December 16, 2000

Listen to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me:
(14.4 | 28.8)

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Morning Edition commentator John Feinstein.

This Week's Panelists:

•Roy Blount Junior, humorist, author of I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap
•Sue Ellicott, writer and reporter for the BBC
•Adam Felber, Writer and Performer

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
A famous name rides off into the sunset; how to make a Supreme Court justice snippy; Forget this job, I'd rather work at Sizzler!

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
What's bigger than North Korea's GDP?; the biggest and most offensive toy in France, Robert Siegel's latest claim to fame.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
For sale: huge thing on river, needs winding thrice weekly; goodbye to a femme fatale; and Metallica's latest lawsuit.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
5. NOT MY JOB: Author and Morning Edition commentator John Feinstein plays a game called: "IF YOU DON'T REMOVE EVERY BROWN M&M FROM THAT BOWL, DAVID LEE ROTH WILL TRASH HIS DRESSING ROOM!

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
Roy gets an obvious joke, and Prince Phillip disses pics of his grandson.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
The Youngmobile...Not!; Wait Wait remembers both the greatest composer for the "under 12 set" and the man who made prison camps fun.

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
LET'S MAKE A FEDERAL CASE OUT OF IT. Conflicts that in an ordinary world, would not be on the agendas of a national government.

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)
How will those cable news shows fill their time now that the election is over.

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