Show Details: 2003

2003-01-04

NPR ID: 209
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about new ideas and inventions made in 1998, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener, Panelist Predictions: what will headline the news on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'s Tenth Anniversary?
Notes
This show is a special broadcast of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'s Fifth Anniversary, recorded on 2002-12-09.

2003-01-11

NPR ID: 210
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about "Authentic Happiness" by Martin Seligman, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about rowdy fans, Panelist Predictions: what does Kim Jong Il really want?

2003-01-18

NPR ID: 211
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Gerald's Posner's new history of Motown, Bluff the Listener about super specific television programming, Panelist Predictions: what other skeletons will be found in Joe Lieberman's closet?

2003-01-25

NPR ID: 212
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Super Bowl Media Day, Bluff the Listener about someone not happy about Harry Potter, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big news from this weekend's Super Bowl?

2003-02-01

NPR ID: 213
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Corey This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about dueling, Who's Corey This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about excessive manners, Panelist Predictions: what will Colin Powell reveal next week to the United Nations?

2003-02-08

NPR ID: 214
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about Meg Ryan, Not My Job about America's battle with obesity, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be found in the thousands of pages of the Bush budget?

2003-02-15

NPR ID: 215
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new options for meeting planners, Not My Job about Hallmark, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big revelation about the nature of the universe?

2003-02-22

NPR ID: 216
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about news anchors doing something worthy of Wait Wait, Not My Job about salt, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will France and the US make up?

2003-03-01

NPR ID: 217
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new jobs for the millenium, Not My Job about the underworld of old Chicago, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what target will the Justice Department go after next?

2003-03-08

NPR ID: 218
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about mountains made out of mole hills, Not My Job about "The Emperor of Scent" by Chandler Burr, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will happen when Bill Clinton and Bob Dole square off on 60 Minutes?

2003-03-15

NPR ID: 219
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about neighborliness, Not My Job about Tony Orlando, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will France get back at the US for renaming french fries as "freedom fries"?

2003-03-22

NPR ID: 220
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about extraordinary study abroad opportunities, Not My Job about regrettably fawning star profiles in GQ, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big surprise at this weekend's Oscars?
Notes
The three panelists started the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment in a three-way tie and finished the game in a three-way tie.

2003-03-29

NPR ID: 221
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about marking the end of something epochal, Not My Job about the Fountainebleau Hotel, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: whose speech will someone play backwards and what will it reveal?

2003-04-05

NPR ID: 222
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about plastic surgery gone too far, Not My Job about the dumbest things done in the world of business during 2002, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will Geraldo do now that he's been asked to leave Iraq?

2003-04-12

NPR ID: 223
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about urban planning gone awry Not My Job about baseball, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: where will Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf pop up next?

2003-04-19

NPR ID: 224
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Mo Rocca
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about Pat Boone, Not My Job about film noir advertising, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will major league baseball protect its players and umpires from their fans?

2003-04-26

NPR ID: 225
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something invented that did not know there was an inventor, Not My Job about sex lives of animals, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will we next learn about the trade secrets of reporters in Baghdad?

2003-05-03

NPR ID: 226
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about advances in shopping, Not My Job about Frederick's of Hollywood, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the juicy tidbit that didn't make it into Hillary Clinton's memoirs?

2003-05-10

NPR ID: 227
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about ideas to help Iraqis over the war, Not My Job about dead people, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Democrats match President Bush's ride to the aircraft carrier?

2003-05-17

NPR ID: 228
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about consumer idiocy, Not My Job about the early history of New York City's Central Park, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will happen next in the Texas state legislature?

2003-05-24

NPR ID: 229
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Mo Rocca
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people who really needed to back off a bit, Not My Job about the video game Doom, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Carl Kasell's Countdown, Panelist Predictions: where will Ari Fleischer show up next?

2003-05-31

NPR ID: 230
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Corey This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people improving something that people didn't know needed improvement, Not My Job about Bob Hope, Who's Corey This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will France get back at President Bush during the Evian summit?

2003-06-07

NPR ID: 231
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Corey This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people demanding the right to do something that people didn't know that it wasn't allowed, Not My Job about Ronald McDonald, Who's Corey This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will we find in other presidential candidates's diaries?
Notes
Paula Poundstone finished the show tied for first for the first time since being on the show.

2003-06-14

NPR ID: 232
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Corey This Time?, Bluff the Listener about catastrophic solutions to fiascos, Not My Job about Esquire's Dubious Achievements in Science Awards, Who's Corey This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be discovered about the oldest fossil ever found?

2003-06-21

NPR ID: 233
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a previously unknown big business scandal, Not My Job about the Pony Express, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what recipes are the panelists looking foward to trying from the Clinton Presidential Library Cookbook?
Notes
First live recording from Portland, Oregon.

2003-06-28

NPR ID: 234
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Mo Rocca
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new protest songs, Not My Job about marriage rituals, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what new ice cream flavors will be made for Democratic presidential nominees?

2003-07-05

Repeat: 2003-01-04 NPR ID: 235
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about new ideas and inventions made in 1998, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener, Panelist Predictions: what will headline the news on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'s Tenth Anniversary?
Notes
This show is a special broadcast of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'s Fifth Anniversary, recorded on 2002-12-09.

2003-07-12

NPR ID: 236
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Henry Ford, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener, Panelist Predictions: what funny named employees will the other Democratic presidential candidates hire?

2003-07-19

Repeat: 2000-12-30 NPR ID: 237
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about politician's regrettable pronouncements from both sides of the aisle, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about the less distinguished relatives of distinguished, accomplished people, Panelist Predictions: what will be the New York Times headline for 1 Jan 2050?

2003-07-26

NPR ID: 238
Host
Guest: Bill Radke
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the formation of Sports Illustrated, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about nature, Panelist Predictions: how will Disney make Mickey Mouse hip for his 75th birthday?
Notes
Amy Dickinson had been a one-time panelist for the show before its reboot; and, would later become a regular panelist.

2003-08-02

NPR ID: 239
Host
Guest: Bill Radke
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about pigs, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener, Panelist Predictions: what will Bob Hope say when he gets to comedy heaven?

2003-08-09

NPR ID: 240
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about corporate mergers gone bad, Not My Job about Presidential movie favorites, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will finally result from the California gubernatorial recall election?

2003-08-16

NPR ID: 241
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about creepy crawly insects, Not My Job about West Point, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what heretofore unknown candidate will make a play for the California gubernatorial recall election?

2003-08-23

NPR ID: 242
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about multi-use products, Not My Job about Samuel Johnson's 1755 dictionary, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next computer worm to wreck havoc and what will it do?

2003-08-30

NPR ID: 243
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a fashion faux pas, Not My Job about medical slang, Carl Kasell's Countdown, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will we discover about Mars?

2003-09-06

NPR ID: 244
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about laziness, Not My Job about DARPA, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next hurricanes?

2003-09-13

NPR ID: 245
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about dreams that were dashed, Not My Job about Air Force One, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what are the "real" favorite songs of the Democractic candidates?

2003-09-20

NPR ID: 246
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about successfully delivered secret messages, Not My Job about Princess Stephanie of Monaco, Carl Kasell's Countdown, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions?

2003-09-27

NPR ID: 247
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a surprising claim to ownership, Not My Job about the 1962 New York Mets, Carl Kasell's Countdown, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will telemarketers do now that the Do Not Call list is in effect?

2003-10-04

NPR ID: 248
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about extreme efforts to break a bad habit, Not My Job about tribute bands, Carl Kasell's Countdown, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions?

2003-10-11

NPR ID: 249
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener, Not My Job about the management style of former Tyco CEO L. Dennis Kozlowski, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions?

2003-10-18

NPR ID: 250
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about strange celebrity run-ins, Not My Job about slugger Ted Williams, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be next now that China has sent a man into space?

2003-10-25

NPR ID: 251
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an event into which "Don't drop Pat Sajak!" held a prominent position in the news, Not My Job about Led Zeppelin, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what souvenir will President Bush bring back from his trip to Asia and Australia?

2003-11-01

NPR ID: 252
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about misguided ideas to keep our enemies at bay, Not My Job about Harley Earl, You Really Need to Get Out and Live a Little, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the effects of this week's geomagnetic storm?

2003-11-08

NPR ID: 253
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about scarcity where there should be abundance, Not My Job about eccentric royalty, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will NPR do with a recent $200 million bequest from Joan Kroc (wife of the founder of McDonald's)?

2003-11-15

NPR ID: 254
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Are You An NPR Geek?, Not My Job about the Reagan years, Who's Carl This Time?, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next controversial word to be included in the Merriam-Webster dictionary?

2003-11-22

NPR ID: 255
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about elderly people changing with the times, Not My Job about Mickey Spillane, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the institution of marriage change?

2003-11-29

NPR ID: 256
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about dirty political tricks that did not quite succeed, Not My Job about Providence, Rhode Island Mayor Buddy Cianci, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what new politician will rise up to our collective shame?

2003-12-06

NPR ID: 257
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people who refused to get with the whole "God Bless Us, Every One" program, Not My Job about Hugh Hefner and Playboy magazine, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Carl Kasell's Countdown, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be found in Howard Dean's gubernatorial records?

2003-12-13

NPR ID: 258
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Doofus of the Week, Bluff the Listener about a person dedicated to making sure this is the most wonderful time of the year, Not My Job about the anti-gay movement following World War II, Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the other presidential candidates respond to Al Gore's endorsement of Howard Dean?

2003-12-20

NPR ID: 259
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Description
Who's Linda This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a crass attempt to make it big, Not My Job about low points in the sports world, Linda Wertheimer's Countdown, Who's Linda This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the US learn from Saddam Hussein?

2003-12-27

Repeat: 2003-01-04 NPR ID: 260
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about other innocations or ideas launched in 1998, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about where-are-they-now stories of key figures in the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Panelist Predictions: what will be the major news headline at the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! 10th anniversary?
Notes
This show is a special broadcast of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'s Fifth Anniversary, recorded on 2002-12-09.