October 28, 2000

Listen to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me:
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HOST: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Margot Adler, New York Correspondent

This Week's Panelists:

•Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post Style Section
•Roy Blount Jr., author of I am Puppy, Hear Me Yap
•Charlie Pierce, author of Hard to Forget: An Altsheimer's Story

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
Who "thought it was the ball"?...Go to the polls dressed as trees!...And someone is stirring up a few sexy recipes.

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
What General Wiranto's got in common with David Hasselhoff...Some mystery experts predict Bush will win...And a fish fetish fit for a queen.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
A famous lady's autograph, The trouble with Friends, and a tag-along in outer space.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
Margot Adler, New York Correspondent plays a spooooky Halloween game called "You are the Horrible Walking Undead"

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
A Novel Nobel Tax Break...We uncover the largest manufacturer of porn (vvvroom! vvvroom!)...and an unattractive foreign theme park.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
Someone's really thinking hard about designated hitters...Who wants to email Maddy Albright?...and the biggest secret in publishing revealed to a child.

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
Addictions, or "I Want It Bad...And That Ain't Good!"

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)
What will be the first email to Maddy Albright from her new e-pal?

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