Show Details: January 2006

2006-01-07

Best Of NPR ID: 79
Location
Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
  • Multiple Panelists
Guests
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
Carl Kasell
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)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
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
Carl Kasell
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.