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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright'
Former Secretary
of State Madeleine Albright

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Playboy at 50 Playboy at 50: An anniversary we felt we had to mark.

Thanksgiving Bird: No place to go. Thanksgiving Bird: Dressed up but nowhere to go.

Thanks for the laughs. GOP Love Boat: Tom DeLay loses his chance to play captain.

Seeking Parity in unusual places Seeking Parity: In unusual places.

Don't call it euro-yogurt. More Turkeys: In the news.


Dec. 6, 2003

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

This Week's Panelists:

• Adam Felber, writer, performer and curator of Felbers.net
• Sue Ellicott, journalist and writer
• Mo Rocca, correspondent for Comedy Centralís The Daily Show and frequent Today Show contributor

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
Great to be back in... Knowledge City; an unseemly unsealing conversation; reality TV gets a new face with a familiar name.

» Music Cue: "American In Paris"
Artist: George Gershwin
Composer: Gershwin
CD Title: Great Performances--Gershwin
Label: CBS Records
Year: 1990

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
Colombian campesinos learn a valuable trade; Congressional milestones in short supply; a bill that calls for bathrooms in abundance.

» Music Cue: "Let's Get it On"
Artist: Marvin Gaye
Composer: Gaye/Townsend
CD Title: Soul Train 1973
Label: Rhino
Year: 2000

Round 2

Listener Bluff (Listen)
"Bah-Humbug" -- three stories about people who just refused to get with the whole "God Bless Us, Every One" program. (See the true story.)

» Music Cue: "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch"
Artist: Boris Karloff
Composer: Suess/Hague
CD Title: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Label: Polygram
Year: 1995

Not My Job! (Listen)
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright plays a game called "Youíre a Dirty Old Man" -- three questions about Hugh Hefner and Playboy magazine, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

» Music Cue: "A Pretty Girl is Like A Melody"
Artist: David Rose and his Orchestra
Composer: Berlin
CD Title: Take It Off! Striptease Classics
Label: Berlin
Year: 1997

Round 3

Who's Carl? (Round Two) (Listen)
It was just fine, but a little dry; a bold plan to save on fur coats; these days most folks just take the chunnel.

Carl Kasell's Countdown (Listen)
DJ Carl K. spins three platters inspired by stories in the week's news.

» Music Cue: "Love Boat Theme"
Artist: Jack Jones
Composer: Fox/Williams
CD Title: Tube Tunes Volume 2: The '70s & '80s
Label: Rhino
Year: 1995

» Music Cue: "We're Not Gonna Take It"
Artist: The Who
Composer: Townsend
CD Title: Tommy
Label: MCA
Year: 1969

» Music Cue: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"
Artist: Elton John
Composer: John/Rice
CD Title: One Night Only
Label: Universal
Year: 2000

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
Three limericks about presidential family members who didn't exactly bring honor to the family name. -->

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
Out panelists predict what will be found in Howard Dean's gubernatorial records.

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