Show Details: August 2009

2009-08-01

NPR ID: 600
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
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
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
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
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 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
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
  • Multiple Panelists
Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, featuring great animal-inspired moments

2009-08-29

Best Of NPR ID: 604
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
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.