Dec. 17, 2005

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Dr. Andrew Weil

This Week's Panelists:

• Humorist and author Tom Bodett
Boston Globe writer Charlie Pierce
Washington Post columnist Roxanne Roberts

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
The boy in the bubble breaks free; The Good, The Bad and The Fabulous; a loving tribute (with a couple caveats) to a great comedian.

» Music Cue: "Thinking"
Artist: The Meters
Composer: Nocentelli/Porter/Neville/Modeliste
CD Title: The Meters Anthology
Label: Rhino Music

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
The FBI uncovers yet another threat to the United States and gum chewers everywhere; Superman vs. The Mohel.

» Music Cue: "Superman Theme"
Artist: London Symphony Orchestra
Composer: Williams
CD Title: 75 Years of Film Music
Label: Warner Bros.

Round 2

Bluff the Listener (Listen)
"Super Villains in the News" -- three stories about smart criminals.

» Music Cue: "Law and Order Theme"
Artist: Mike Post
Composer: Mike Post
CD Title: Television's Greatest Hits: Cable Ready
Label: TVT Records

Not My Job (Listen)
Dr. Andrew Weil plays our game called, "St. Peter Better Not Be Wasting Any of our Money!" -- three questions to honor the passing of Sen. William Proxmire and his Golden Fleece Awards.

» Music Cue: "The Preamble"
Artist: Kid Rhino
Composer: Ahrens
CD Title: Schoolhouse Rock: America Rocks

Round 3

Panel Round Two (Listen)
The State Department's tortured rhetoric; And Jeanine Pirro's imitation of life.

» Music Cue: "When You're Hot, You're Hot"
Artist: Jerry Reed
Composer: Hubbard
CD Title: Jerry Reed: Super Hits
Label: RCA

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
The town of musical fruit; What to get for the tech-savvy geezer on your Christmas list; Another reason not to swat at bees.

» Music Cue: "I've Just Seen a Face"
Artist: The Beatles
Composer: Lennon/McCartney
CD Title: Rubber Soul
Label: Capitol Records

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
How will librarians get back at the FBI for snooping on their libraries?

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