July 28, 2001

Listen to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me:
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HOST: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Jean Cochran, in for Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Editor and Publisher Jane Pratt of Jane Magazine

This Week's Panelists:

•Charlie Pierce, Esquire Magazine and Only a Game
•Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times
•Roxanne Roberts: Washington Post Style Section reporter

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
The self-described Indonesian housewife takes charge; Bush abroad; Colin Powell gives Madeline a run for her money in the Cabinet Talent Show department.

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
Heady issues for Trent Lott; saving people from themselves -- and nature--in Australia.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
Genetically-enhanced sausages; an underdog horse; mysterious cell phone calls to a zoo.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
Publisher and Editor Jane Pratt, of Jane Magazine, plays "Hey Wave Rebel--Let's Yarn in Bro-Phonics," which means we ask her about surfing.

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
Laura Bush has a good personality; Pinochet now can mean mean fruity, full-bodied, ambitious with a hint of oak; the secret lunchtime weapon--choose crunchy or creamy.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
A potential Floridian candidate touches up her mascara; goodbye to a woman of letters, in more ways than one; fans that still wannabe.

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
"Are You Kidding? These Are Very, Very Rare!" Strange collectibles.

Lightning Fill in the Blank (14.4 | 28.8)
All the news that we can fit.

Panelist Predictions (14.4 | 28.8)
What Laura Bush will do to change her "nice" image.

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