Joe Pantoliano

Joe Pantoliano

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January 18, 2003

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Actor Joe Pantoliano, currently starring in Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune on Broadway, and appearing in the upcoming film Daredevil.

This Week's Panelists:

• Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post Style section reporter
• Adam Felber, writer and performer
• Mo Rocca, Daily Show correspondent

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen with Real Audio)
The candidate with the cleanest dishes; A self-deprecating dictator; the passing of a 70's icon.

» Music Cue: "Staying Alive"
Artist: The Beegees
Composer: Gibb/Gibb/Gibb
CD Title: Saturday Night Fever
Label: Unlisted

Opening Round (Listen with Real Audio)
Never misunderestimate this progenitor of the english language; Is that a sterile, seedless, nearly extinct species in your pocket?

» Music Cue: "Yes, We Have No Bananas"
Artist: French Carleston Orch.
Composer: Cohn/Silver
CD Title: Strictly Dancing - Charleston
Label: Shapiro Bernstein

Round 2

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen with Real Audio)
Who really discovered America? Funky bus regulations; Three dollars for a bag of peanuts!?

Not My Job! (Listen with Real Audio)
Star of stage and screen Joe Pantoliano plays our game called, "Are You Ready for a Brand New Beat?"; Three questions based on Gerald Posner's new history of Motown.

» Music Cue: "Baby Don't You Do It"
Artist: Marvin Gaye
Composer: Holland/Dozier/Holland
CD Title: Motown Year by Year: 1964
Label: Motown Record Company

Round Two (Listen with Real Audio)
We note the passing of a man with a moving armor collection; A rear-ended ballot initiative.

» Music Cue: "Mr. Ed"
Artist: Jay Livingston
Composer: Livingston/Evans
CD Title: Televisions Greatest Hits
Label: TVT Records

Round 3

Ah'm Back ... Did Y'All Miss Me? (Listen with Real Audio)
A multiple-choice preview quiz about the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.

» Music Cue: "Wedding Bell Blues"
Artist: The Fifth Dimension
Composer: Nyro
CD Title: Greatest Hits on Earth: The Fifth Dimension
Label: Tuna Fish Music Inc

Bluff The Listener (Listen with Real Audio)
If the Golf Channel can fill 24 hours, so can we! Three stories of super specific television programming.

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 other skeletons will be found in Joe Lieberman's closet?

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