May 14, 2005

This week's show was recorded in front of a live audience at the Bank One Auditorium in Chicago.

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Don LaFontaine, king of the movie trailer voice over

This Week's Panelists:

• Writer and performer Adam Felber
• Journalist Sue Ellicott
• Kyrie O'Connor, deputy editor of the Houston Chronicle

Round 1

Carl Kasell's Countdown (Listen)
Carl spins: "Danger Zone," "My Lovin,'" and Dude (Looks Like a Lady)," all of which are related to big stories in the week's news.

» Music Cue: "Danger Zone"
Artist: Kenny Loggins
Composer: Moroder/Whitlock
CD Title: Top Gun
Label: Columbia

» Music Cue: "My Lovin' (Never Gonna Get It)"
Artist: En Vogue
Composer: McElroy/Foster
CD Title: Funky Divas
Label: Eastwest Records

» Music Cue: "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)"
Artist: Aerosmith
Composer: Tyler/Perry/Child
CD Title: Big Ones
Label: Geffen

» Music Cue: "Four of Two"
Artist: They Might Be Giants
Composer: Linnell/Flansburgh
CD Title: No
Label: Rounder Records

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
An al Qaeda day job.

» Music Cue: "Manic Monday"
Artist: The Bangles
Composer: Christopher
CD Title: Greatest Hits
Label: Columbia

Round 2

Bluff the Listener (Listen)
"We told you our way was better, whippersnapper!" Three stories about new ways of doing things proving better than new-fangled ways.

» Music Cue: "Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better"
Artist: Betty Hutton/Howard Keel
Composer: Berlin/Deutsch
CD Title: That's Entertainment
Label: Rhino Music

Not My Job! (Listen)
The voice of movie trailers, Don LaFontaine, joins us to play a game called "You're the King of Las Vegas": Three questions about impresario Steve Wynn's new casino resort.

Listener Mailbag (Listen)
We dip into our mailbag to share letters from listeners.

» Music Cue: "Green Onions"
Artist: Booker T and MGs
Composer: Cropper/Jones/Jackson/Steinberg

Round 3

Panel Round II (Listen)
Bad news for heavy metal fans.

» Music Cue: "Ubangi Stomp"
Composer: Underwood
Label: Jason Clement Publishing

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
Someone boogies his way into the heart of the Georgian people; Some high profile colors begin to fade; The Metamucil Tour.

» Music Cue: "Mother's Little Helper"
Artist: The Rolling Stones
Composer: Jagger/Richards
CD Title: Hot Rocks 1964-1971
Label: ABKCO

Listener Limerick Challenge (Listen)
A surefire way to get rid of grubs; It's raining dinner; A little fish with a big problem.

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What might replace the color-coded Homeland Security alert system?

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