Show Details: May 2005

2005-05-07

NPR ID: 115
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Carl Kasell's Countdown, Not My Job about strange work-related lawsuits, Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the first commercial endorsement for the Georgian "Runaway Bride"?

2005-05-14

NPR ID: 114
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Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
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Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff the Listener about new ways to do things which are better than new-fangled ways, Not My Job about a new Steve Wynn casino resort, Listener Mailbag, Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the new Homeland Security alert system?
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Although Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! has recorded several live shows at the Bank One/Chase Auditorium, they started using the auditorium as their new home for shows taped in front of a live audience. Start of the "666"/"616" debacle, in which Peter noted that the 616 area code was for Ann Arbor, Michigan, Kyrie made a funny sound after missing a question in the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round; First regular live show from Bank One/Chase Auditorium

2005-05-21

NPR ID: 113
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Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
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Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about resolved incompatibilities, Not My Job about the history of the Pacific Island Nauru, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next retracted article for Newsweek?
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Continuation of the "666"/"616" debacle, in which Peter apologized to the audience but stated that "Beelzebub" could be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Live from Ypsilanti, Michigan

2005-05-28

NPR ID: 112
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Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Richard Roeper
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Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about 911 emergency calls, Not My Job about the history of Senate filibusters, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what "extraordinary circumstance" will the Democrats use to filibuster a judicial nominee?
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Conclusion of the "666"/"616" debacle, in which Peter noted that President Bush was in Grand Rapids last week when the show aired and had to apologize to both President Bush... and to Beelzebub