Show Details: January 2006

2006-01-07

Best Of NPR ID: 79
Location
Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
  • Multiple Panelists
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Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! including: singing mice, "666"/"616" introduction debacle, Not My Job with Maj. Robert Bateman, Paula Poundstone's first win

2006-01-14

NPR ID: 78
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about new workplace vocabulary, Bluff the Listener about cheaters, Panelist Predictions: what are some of the reasons that caused Judge Samuel Alito's wife to cry during his confirmation hearing?
Notes
Listener, an English teacher at "Lick-Wilmerding High School", has problem with rhymes and limericks, while Paula has fun with the name "Lick-Wilmerding" and yells "... POINT LICK-WILMERDING!!!". Interestingly, the answer for the first limerick was "dumb".

2006-01-21

NPR ID: 77
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
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Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Benjamin Franklin, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will NASA find on Pluto with the New Horizon spacecraft?

2006-01-28

NPR ID: 76
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff the Listener about dangerous clothing, Not My Job about "Worst Business Moments of 2005" by "Business 2.0" magazine, Who's Carl This Time?, Panelist Predictions: what will appear in the supposed photos with Jack Abramoff and President Bush?
Notes
The first show to be made available as a podcast.