Doug Marlette

Cartoonist and author Doug Marlette
Photo by Erica Berger

Heard on the show:

China in space Mission Possible: Going where some have gone before.

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Andy Jackson Andy Jackson: Colorized.

Lenin's new clothes. Looking Good: Comrade.

Global warming Global Warming: If we're that lucky.

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Oct. 18, 2003

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Doug Marlette, cartoonist and author

This Week's Panelists:

• Roy Blount Jr., humorist and author of Robert E. Lee
• Charlie Pierce, writer for The Boston Globe
• Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post Style section reporter

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
The mitt hits the fan; taking charge of the situation; preparing for flight in the living room.

» Music Cue: "Let's Get Away From It All"
Artist: Frank Sinatra
Composer: Matt Dennis/Tom Adair
CD Title: Come Fly With Me
Label: Capitol Records
Year: 1998

Panel Questions (Listen)
Enemies lists make a comeback; a prominent Russian gets a makeover; sorry, but he looked delicious.

» Music Cue: "The Touch Of Your Lips"
Artist: Bing Crosby
CD Title: 60 Crooner Songs
Label: United Audio Entertainment

Round 2

Listener Bluff (Listen)
"Hey, isn't that... nah, it couldn't be." -- three stories of strange celebrity run-ins.

» Music Cue: "Someday My Prince Will Come"
Artist: Adriana Caselotti
Composer: Morey/Churchill
CD Title: Classic Disney, Vol. 1
Label: Disney
Year: 1995

Not My Job! (Listen)
Kudzu Cartoonist Doug Marlette plays a game called "Try not to spit on the fans as you round the bases" -- three questions about slugger Ted Williams.

Panel Round (Second Round) (Listen)
Waiting 60 million years for a kiss from the princess; Swedish scientists have good news and bad news about global warming; a new attraction at the Western Idaho Fair.

Round 3

Who's Carl? (Second Round) (Listen)
Freedom and Frosties are worth fighting for; a talk-show host weighs in on illicit drug use; Andy Jackson goes pink.

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
Three poetic odes to our host state, North Carolina.

» Music Cue: "Carolina Moon"
Artist: Kate Smith
Composer: B.Davis/J Burke
CD Title: Kate Smith: God Bless America
Label: Delta Music
Year: 1923

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
The panelists predict what's next now that the Chinese have sent a man into space.

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