Colin Quinn

Colin Quinn
Photo: Noah Greenberg

Heard on the show:

New Action Figure! New Action Figure! Collectible! Poseable!

Supermarket Ethics He'll Be Back.

Saddam Hunt For Saddam: Elvis Sighting In Tikrit.

Icy Cool Fish Heat Wave: Keeping Cool At The Zoo

Gigli Gigli: Enough Said.

Presidential Movies Presidential Movies: What Are They Watching In That Big White House, Anyway?


August 9, 2003

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HOST: Peter Segal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Host of Comedy Central's Tough Crowd, Colin Quinn

This Week's Panelists:

• Humorist and author, Roy Blount Junior
• Writer and journalist, Sue Ellicott
Boston Globe writer, Charlie Pierce

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
Two candidates: first, get ready for lots of "Total Recall" jokes, second, a smut peddler who cares. A movie so bad that critics ran out of synonyms for fiasco.

» Music Cue: "Ben"
Artist: Michael Jackson
Composer: Sharf/Black
CD Title: The Best of Michael Jackson
Label: Motown
Year: 1995

Opening Round (Listen)
You can't swing a dead cat without hitting a candidate; keeping cool where it counts in Iraq.

» Music Cue: "Hot Pants"
Artist: James Brown
Composer: James Brown
CD Title: Hot Pants
Label: Polygram
Year: 1971

Round 2

Listener Bluff (Listen)
"Mergers and Acquisitions" three stories of corporate mergers gone bad.

Not My Job! (Listen)
Colin Quinn, host of Comedy Central's Tough Crowd plays a game called, "Sir if you play Patton again, the tape will Break"...three questions about Presidential movie favorites from a new special on Bravo.

» Music Cue: "Theme From Patton"
Artist: Unlisted
Composer: Jerry Goldsmith
CD Title: Music From the Golden Age (20th Century Fox)
Label: Varese Saraband
Year: 1998

Round Two (Listen with Real Audio)
A big secret from the 70's revealed; saving poor Amelia.

» Music Cue: "Super Chicken"
Artist: Unlisted
Composer: Worth/Allman
CD Title: Toon Tunes
Label: Tee Vee Toons
Year: 2001

Round 3

Who's Carl Part II (Listen)
Why Episcopalians may be hiding under their desks; Elvis in Mosul; Positive spin re-defined.

» Music Cue: "Guitar and Fiddle"
Composer: B.J. Liederman

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
There are no heatwaves on Antarctica; Argentina really has some gross ideas about medicine; A Forecast: clear skies and less cleavage.

» Music Cue: "Rainy Day in Utica N.Y."
Artist: Unlisted
Composer: Suess/Podorny
CD Title: Cat In The Hat Songbook
Label: BMG Direct Marketing
Year: 1999

Lightning Fill-In-The-Blank (Listen)
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What will finally result from the California Gubernatorial re-call election?

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