Show Details: August 2006

2006-08-05

Best Of NPR ID: 49
Location
Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring several Not My Job favorites

2006-08-12

NPR ID: 48
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Host
Guest: Luke Burbank
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about Mel Gibson, Not My Job about M. Night Shamalayan, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what changes will Raul Castro make as he takes over for Fidel Castro?
Notes
Tradition of audience chanting "Luuuuuuke" begins, with Aamer explaining that the audience was not boo-ing Luke; Aamer comically crossed the line about large women carrying trays of food when discussing that a study showed that hungry men tended to favor more "curvaceous" women and Sue mentioned that hungry men should go after people carrying trays of food; Carl used the word "fart" in one of the Listener Limericks. One of the panelist questions was about a Chorizo sausage mascot called "El Picante", who was let go after one game to be "re-seasoned" but could be interpreted as it having a "temporary work visa", Charlie jokingly said that it was really fast, but Luke made a slight about it being able to swim; which lead to the audience "boo-ing" Luke, but Luke commenting that all he could hear was "Luke".

2006-08-19

NPR ID: 47
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Host
Guest: Luke Burbank
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about corporate overlords, Not My Job about Mrs. Duke Cunningham, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what new object will be called a planet?
Notes
Continuation of audience chanting "Luuuuuuke", in which Paula retorts Luke's comment of "...explaining that's people saying my name, not boo-ing" with "It's good that you think that... he's got an indomitable spirit, doesn't he? Little fella."; Paula stumbles on a question regarding NPR by not knowing who "Stamberg" is; the panelists and a listener ended up turning the beginning of Who's Carl This Time? Round II into "Beauty Chat" with more chanting of "Luuuuuuke". Paula answered a Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question about a certain computer manufacturer's "exploding" laptop, which was mentioned in Who's Carl This Time?, Round II by Tom Bodett, which Paula enthusiastically answered with "Dell!!!"; in the same round, Paula was asked about Chicagoan's last chance to eat a certain food before a ban takes effect with "Ahh, heroin!", in which hilarity ensued.

2006-08-26

NPR ID: 46
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Host
Guest: Luke Burbank
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about name recognition, Not My Job about jeans, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what new mnemonic device will kids use to remember the order of the planets?
Notes
Continuation of audience chanting "Luuuuuuke" with Luke retorting that half the people would complete it with "I'm your father". Charlie Pierce's Bluff the Listener refers to the "Dingoes Ate My Baby".