George Foreman

George Foreman

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Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS)
Click on Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) to see his namesake coffee beverage.
Copyright 2002 Reuters Limited

Honk If You Love Terror Honk If You Love Terror: See the TV ads which suggest that driving an SUV supports terrorism.

Cloning Clones from Space: See NPR's coverage on human cloning and the Raelian's claims.

Cloning Romans Stink: Read about an exhibition with a snoot-full of historical realism.

Cloning Something's in the Air: See the press release from The Weather Channel announcing their new reality TV series. As opposed to, you know, the rest of their programming.


January 11, 2003

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Former Heavyweight Champion and king of the countertop grill, George Foreman

This Week's Panelists:

• P.J. O Rourke, writer and journalist
• Adam Felber, writer and performer
• Sue Ellicott, writer and journalist

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen with Real Audio)
Trust from those with trust funds; the axis of weirdness; a strange cult makes a big claim.

» Music Cue: "I think I'm A Clone Now"
Artist: Weird Al Yankovic
Composer: Arr: Al Yankovic
CD Title: Even Worse
Label: Scotti Brothers
Year: 1991

Opening Round (Listen with Real Audio)
Is it CSPAN or the Playboy Channel?; a new coffee drink of dishonor.

» Music Cue: "Java Jive"
Artist: Modernaires
Composer: Drake/Oakland
CD Title: Dinermite
Label: Sony Music Entertainment

Round 2

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen with Real Audio)
The world's smartest man really was the world's smartest man; In Germany, weiner dogs should beware; When in Rome, hold your nose.

Not My Job! (Listen with Real Audio)
Former heavyweight champion, and appliance king George Foreman plays a game called, "You can be really, really, really, really happy, or you can be" Three questions based on the book, Authentic Happiness by Martin Seligman.

» Music Cue: "Let Me Sing And I'm Happy"
Artist: Al Jolson
Composer: Irving Berlin
CD Title: Songs Of Irving Berlin
Label: Warner/Chappell/Irving Berlin

Round Two (Listen with Real Audio)
A return to the good old days when politicians drank like men.

» Music Cue: "I Got Loaded"
Artist: Buster Poindexter
Composer: Harrison Nelson
CD Title: Buster's Happy Hour
Label: Rhino Records
Year: 2000

Round 3

Who's Carl Part II (Listen with Real Audio)
A multi-billion dollar first day on the job; A democrat who reminds people why they vote for the other party; 100-yards worth of excuses.

» Music Cue: "I'm Sorry"
Artist: The Platters
Composer: Ram/Tinturin/White
CD Title: Enchanted: Best of the Platters
Label: Polygram Records
Year: 1998

Bluff The Listener (Listen with Real Audio)
Rowdy fans in the news.

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen with Real Audio)
What does North Korean leader, Kim Jong Il really want?

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