May 6, 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: Morning Edition Supreme Being Bob Edwards.

This Week's Panelists:

•Roy Blount, Jr., Author
•Sue Ellicott of the BBC
•Adam Felber, Entertainer

Round 1

Who's Carl?
Carl channels three quotes from the week's news: Time-Warner and ABC= infamous leaders of the past; President Clinton hawks his employment skills; and Canadians take pride in their Canadian-ness.

Opening Round
"I Love You"...NOT; E-bay does Elian; dot-coms go Super Bowl-stupid; and an expensive painting gets trashed.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge!
The Tea DUI; Bangkok's got that sinkin feeling; and Tsunamis threaten the East Coast.

Not My Job!
Morning Edition host Bob Edwards plays a game called: "You'll be hearing from my lawyers!"

Week in Review
The U.N. threatens Mother's Day; Nathan Lane comes clean; and roaches get bar codes.

Round 3

Who's Carl II
Carl impersonates voices from the week's news: George Washington: not a dweeb in Dockers; Harry Potter gets whacked; and the laugh track: 50 years of fake guffaws.

Bluff the Listener
Some White Men Can Jump!

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

Panelist Predictions
How Canada will gain supremacy over the United States, ayy?

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