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Adam Felber's Ready!

Adam Felber's Ready!


Andy Rosenberg, Lorna White, Mike Danforth, and Diantha Parker under the sign outside the Red River Music Hall in Tempe, Ariz.

Andy Rosenberg, Lorna White, Mike Danforth, and Diantha Parker outside the Red River Music Hall


Charlie Pierce cramming before the show

Charlie Pierce cramming before the show


Doug Berman and Sue Ellicott after the show

Doug Berman and Sue Ellicott


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December 1, 2001


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HOST: Peter Sagal
OFFICIAL JUDGE AND SCOREKEEPER: Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Joe Garagiola Junior, the Vice President and General Manager of the World Series champion Arizona Diamondbacks

This Week's Panelists:

•Sue Ellicott, writer and journalist
•Adam Felber, Writer and Performer
•Charlie Pierce: writer at large for Esquire Magazine

Round 1


Who's Carl This Time? (Listen with Real Audio)
An unsolicited customer testimonial for Toyota; Proof that you really didn't need to take any Economics classes in college; A makeup mogul ascends to the great cosmetics counter in the sky.

Opening Round (Listen with Real Audio)
Doubling the ante in the war; an inventor says Nuts! to his latest creation.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (Listen with Real Audio)
Three limericks honoring Arizona: A bit of England...in Lake Havasu City; those naughty Bionauts; Vic Cedarstaff's accidental fashion accessory.

Not My Job! (Listen with Real Audio)
Joe Garagiola Jr., the Vice President and General Manager of the World Series champion Arizona Diamondbacks plays a game called: "You're the American Homemaker's Dream Come True"...three questions about Tupperware

Round 3

Who's Carl II (Listen with Real Audio)
Science presents the "mini-me" project to a horrified public; he may be running for relection, but he's not gonna hug my baby; "Is that your final episode?"

Bluff the Listener (Listen with Real Audio)
"Hey! They're having a shoe sale at Nordstrom, let's go!" Enticements to shop.

Lightning Fill in the Blank (Listen with Real Audio)
A bunch of historical facts we thought might be of interest, possibly.

Panelist Predictions (Listen with Real Audio)
How we'll know when the recession has become a depression.

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