September 30, 2000

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

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HOST: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guest: On The Media host Brooke Gladstone

This Week's Panelists:

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

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
Gore gets support he didn't ask for...moving a big mean Siberian cow...a million a day: nice work if you can get it.

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
An unlikely teacher of "Integrity in the Ministry" rattles signify political doom...Japanese scientists can't believe what navigated the maze.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
Dirty words where you never expected them...more than just another old man picks woman.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
NPR's Brooke Gladstone plays a game we're calling: "You're the most wonderful, perceptive, intelligent guest we've ever had on this show. Really."

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
..."Hey they're throwing fruit at us from that tree!"...Men's road rage from Mars, women's from Venus.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
Canada loses its most suave man...In Sydney, another kind of Olympic achievement...Pittsburgh gives the seal of the city to...who?

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
"Busted!" Liars caught in the act.

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 Anna Nicole Smith do with her BIG money?

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