Oct. 16, 2004

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Ricky Gervais, Star of the BBC's The Office

This Week's Panelists:

Boston Globe writer Charlie Pierce
• Comedienne Paula Poundstone
Houston Chronicle columnist Kyrie O'Connor

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
"Ex-agg-er-ations"; the battle over the bulge; and a famous woman has her famous bulges reduced.

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
Worse than being told to "shut up" is a phone call from this Fox News Star; Goodbye to a man who made people across the Globe scratch their heads and say, "huh?"

Round 2

Bluff the Listener (Listen)
Watch Out, Starbucks: Three new concepts in franchising.

Not My Job (Listen)
Ricky Gervais, writer and star of BBC's hit comedy "The Office" plays a game called, "Take His Picture, Then Duck" Three questions about Frank Sinatra's early career from the new biography of Ol' Blue Eyes from DK Press.

Round 3

Second Round of Who's Carl? (Listen)
Bad ink; goodbye to Superman; a new prisoner and she has food service experience!

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
The Starbucks Syndrome; Scarier than Osama to Brits; The shame of the little white earbuds

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What were Sen. Kerry and President Bush scribbling on their notepads during the third and final debate?

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