Show Details: August 2009

2009-08-01

NPR ID: 600
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Bluff
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about fighting pollution, Not My Job about McDonald's Happy Meal, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the theme of the next White House summit?
Notes
Peter had a Freudian slip when he said "The Dong Show" instead of "The Gong Show" when wrapping up the Not My Job round, hilarity ensued.

2009-08-08

NPR ID: 601
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Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about unexpected or unlikely moral support, Not My Job about conspiracies and conspiracy theories, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be Bill Clinton's next mission, after returning two journalists back home from North Korea?

2009-08-15

NPR ID: 602
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Bluff
Chosen: Amy Dickinson
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about inexpensive summer vacations, Not My Job about the original Woodstock music festival, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the first law that will be passed by Congress when they come back from recess?

2009-08-22

Best Of NPR ID: 603
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  • Multiple Panelists
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Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, featuring great animal-inspired moments

2009-08-29

Best Of NPR ID: 604
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Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, featuring favorite moments as requested by listeners
Notes
Paula Pounstone seems to be involved with most of the highlighted moments.