Show Details: December 2007

2007-12-01

NPR ID: 152
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about fading traditions, Not My Job about questionable toys from a list compiled by Cracked.com, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: which celebrity next endorse a 2008 presidential candidate?
Notes
After Peter asked if anyone had followed the meeting between President Bush, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Chairman of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas, and Adam smartly replying "religiously", an audience member booed. This led to a great reaction from the panelists, with Adam retorting "What? ... Booed that early" and Amy cracking up.

2007-12-08

NPR ID: 153
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Mo Rocca
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about the kangaroo, Not My Job about Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: which 2008 presidential candidate will be next to reveal a secret from kindergarten?
Notes
Dana Perino is the second White House Press Secretary from the Bush Administration to appear on the show.

2007-12-15

NPR ID: 154
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Amy Dickinson
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about unexpected medical warnings, Not My Job about eccentric British Lords, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Major League Baseball straighten itself out after the release of the Mitchell report on steriod use.
Notes
During the Listener Limerick Challenge round, one of the answers dealt with a computer program that interacts with people on Russian dating/romance sites. Upon hearing that, Amy twice cried out "No!" Paula had a lot of fun and ranted about the "love chat" bit. After Carl stated that the listener had correctly completed the three limericks, Paula exclaimed, "Brent was a genius!"

2007-12-22

NPR ID: 155
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff the Listener about trouble-making in the workplace, Not My Job about worst business decisions made in 2007 published in Fortune magazine, Who's Carl This Time?, Panelist Predictions: what New Year's resolution will be made by one of the newsmakers in 2007?

2007-12-29

Best Of NPR ID: 156
Location
Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring several Not My Job favorites