Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson

Heard on the show:

Rummy: Take a memo. Rummy: Take a memo.

Niagra Falls Once You Get Past The 173-Foot Drop: It's cake.

Bush and Malaysian PM Bush to Malaysian PM: Great jacket.

Bush and Malaysian PM Beware: The Terror of the Aquarium.


Oct. 25, 2003

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Tucker Carlson, CNN Host

This Week's Panelists:

• Adam Felber, writer, performer and curator of Felbers.net
• P.J. O'Rourke, humorist and writer for the Atlantic Monthly
• Sue Ellicott, journalist and writer

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
Payback time at the Pentagon; he loves free speech -- really; 'It's a lot faster coming down than it is going up, isn't it?'

» Music Cue: "Beer Barrel Polka"
Artist: Frankie Yankovic
Composer: L. Brown/Vejvoda
CD Title: Frankie Yankovic and His Yanks' Greatest Hits
Label: CBS
Year: 1987

Panel Questions (First Round) (Listen)
Bush has a (very) quiet word with Malaysia's prime minister; a general claims his is bigger; the secret to hitting the high notes.

Round 2

Listener Bluff (Listen)
"Don't drop Pat Sajak!" -- three tales of a news event in which this phrase holds a prominent position. (See the true story.)

Not My Job! (Listen)
CNN's Tucker Carlson plays a game called "YOU Are The Hammer of The Gods!" -- three questions about Led Zeppelin.

» Music Cue: "Rock and Roll"
Artist: Led Zeppelin
Composer: Page, Plant, Jones, Bonham
CD Title: Early Days: The Best of Led Zeppelin
Label: Atlantic Records
Year: 1999

Panel Round (Second Round) (Listen)
John Kerry's ex-girlfriends let their money tell the world what they think of him; the sneaky nature of the octopus; a mayor's squawking spin doctor.

» Music Cue: "Drive My Car"
Artist: Beatles
Composer: Lennon/McCartney
CD Title: Rubber Soul
Label: EMI Records
Year: 1965

Round 3

Who's Carl? (Second Round) (Listen)
A defendant hires, then fires... himself; buy the kid an outfit and hire him; Joan Collins reflects on the end of an era.

» Music Cue: "Leaving On a Jet Plane"
Artist: Peter, Paul and Mary
Composer: Denver
CD Title: Album 1700
Label: Warner Bros.
Year: 1967

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
They're big in Tehran; creating a new niche in clothing sales; the Lycra-wearing court jester of the sky.

» Music Cue: "Physical"
Artist: Olivia Newton-John
Composer: Kipner/Shaddick
CD Title: Billboard Top Hits: 1981
Label: Rhino
Year: 1992

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
The panelists predict what souvenir President Bush will bring back from his week-long trip to Asia and Australia.

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