Evan Handler

Evan Handler
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Alphabet Soup Alphabet Soup: As If 135 Candidates Wasn't Confusing Enough.

Give It Back! Give It Back! Unabomber Wants What's His.

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Taco Bell Taco Bell: Drink Big, Win Gas!

Fakin' Vacation Fakin' Vacation: When You Can't Take Vacation, Pretend.


August 16, 2003

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HOST: Peter Segal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Evan Handler, star of Sex and the City

This Week's Panelists:

• Roy Blount Junior, humorist and author
• Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post Style section reporter
• PJ O'Rourke, humorist author of CEO Of the Sofa

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
Some very extenuating circumstances on the east coast; a neighbor says "It wasn't me, eh"; and the U.S. gets advice on how to deal with recent problems from abroad.

» Music Cue: "Electricity, Electricity"
Artist: Unknown
Composer: Bob Dorough
CD Title: Schoolhouse Rocks: Science Rocks
Label: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc
Year: 1997

Opening Round (Listen)
Equal time means no Red Sonya in the Sunshine State, and even whales get tummy aches.

» Music Cue: "Tummy Rumble"
Artist: Unknown
Composer: Chris Harriott/Simon Hopkinson
CD Title: Bananas in Pajamas: Bumping and a-Jumping
Label: ABC Music Publishing
Year: 1997

Round 2

Listener Bluff (Listen)
Them!...THEM!" Three creepy crawly insect stories, only one of which is actually from this week's news.

» Music Cue: "La Cucaracha"
Artist: Unknown
Composer: Carl Stalling
CD Title: That's All Folks!, Disc 1
Label: Unknown
Year: 2001

Not My Job! (Listen)
Evan Handler of Sex in the City plays a game called "HU-AHHHHH!"...three questions about West Point from the book Absolutely American by David Lipsky.

» Music Cue: "The Royal Welch Fusiliers"
Artist: The Marine Band
Composer: Sousa
CD Title: Sousa II: the President's Own United States Marine Band
Label: Altissimo
Year: 1998

Round Two (Listen with Real Audio)
Taco Bell offers a prize that might just be inevitable.

» Music Cue: "Classical Gas"
Artist: Mason Williams
Composer: Unlisted
CD Title: Greatest Hits Vol 1 (Various Artists)
Label: Warner Brothers

Round 3

Who's Carl Part II (Listen)
Carl sings the newest version of the alphabet, Charles is no longer in charge, and oh-so-many naked Europeans.

» Music Cue: "Summertime Blues"
Artist: Eddie Cochran
Composer: Unlisted
CD Title: Loud, Fast, and Out of Control
Label: Rhino Entertainment
Year: 1999

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
We learn of our newest genetic brother, I dream of Johnny?, and the inventive yet deceptive Italian vacation.

» Music Cue: "Vacation"
Artist: The Go-Gos
Composer: Valentine/Caffey/Wiedlin
CD Title: New Wave Hits of the 80s
Label: Rhino Entertainment

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What heretofore unknown candidate will make a play for the California gubernatorial recall election?

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