Genevieve Gorder
Doug Wilson

Genevieve Gorder (top) and Doug Wilson of Trading Spaces.

Photos courtesy of DCI

Heard on the show:

World Trade CenterWorld Trade Center: See the nine options!

Frankenstein Bacteria Frankenstein Bacteria: As if we don't have enough to worry about.

Vetarans Stadium Veterans Stadium: Buh-bye.


December 21, 2002

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Host: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guest: Genevieve Gorder and Doug Wilson, from TLC's hit TV show, Trading Spaces

This Week's Panelists:

•Paula Poundstone, comedian
•Charlie Pierce, Boston Globe writer
•Roy Blount Junior, humorist and author

Round 1

Who's Carl?
He thought he'd hang on; he was wrong; a half-naked man in a hottub steps out of the presidential derby; Stop the Presses! The marriage everyone gave about three months, may be over two months before the wedding.

» Music Cue: "Wannabe"
Artist: The Spice Girls
Composer: Spice Girls/Stannard/Rowe
CD Title: Spice
Label: Virgin
Year: 1997

Opening Round
It's round, so it must follow the laws of mathematics; death is too serious for glitter pens; a new car that'll have you wishing for drivers on cell phones.

» Music Cue: "The Monkey Time"
Artist: Major Lance
Composer: Mayfield/Warner
CD Title: 100 Juke Box Hits of the 50s and 60s
Label: Madacy Entertainment
Year: 1998

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge!
Stupid dognappers; the man who will make the Hall of Fame if he admits the misdeeds that got him banned from the Hall of Fame; France's language police are at it again.

» Music Cue: "Juke Box Hero"
Artist: Foreigner
Composer: Gramm-Jones
CD Title: Foreigner 4
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1995

Not My Job!
Genevieve Gorder and Doug Wilson, from TLC's hit TV show, Trading Spaces play a game called, "If the Defensive Linemen Don't Get You, the Drunken Guys in the 700 Tier Will." Three questions about Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium (a concrete monstrosity from the 70's) from an ESPN column by Sal Paolantonio. The Vet is home to the NFL Eagles and the worst fans in the world.

» Music Cue: "Monday Night Football Theme"
Artist: Unlisted
Composer: Unlisted
CD Title: Televisions Greatest Hits - Remote Control
Label: TVT Records
Year: 1996

Panel Round Two
A man ready to join, Republicans Who Blame HIM Anonymous; North and South Korea join forces against a man who doesn't really exist.

» Music Cue: "James Bond Theme"
Artist: Monty Norman Orch
Composer: John Barry
CD Title: Bond 30th Anniversary Collection
Label: EMI Records
Year: 1993

Round 3

Who's Carl II
Too tall, too, umm, male; a movie reviewer tells obsessed fans not to bug him anymore; Paul McCartney gets petty ... again.

» Music Cue: "How Do You Sleep?"
Artist: John Lennon
Composer: John Lennon
CD Title: Lennon
Label: EMI Records

Bluff the Listener
"Pass the Chex Mix Peter (burp!)" Snack foods in the news.

Lightning Fill in the Blank
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Panelist Predictions
Our panelists name their Newsmaker of The Year 2002.

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