Show Details: July 2011

2011-07-02

NPR ID: 700
Location
Tennesee Performing Arts Center (Nashville, TN)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about David Hasselhoff's next project, Not My Job about actor Vincent Price, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what country song will be written about this week's news?
Notes
Right before the Listener Limerick Challenge, when Peter was providing instructions on how to become a contestant on the show, a dog had barked just after Peter said, "wait wait". That stopped Peter in his tracks and some banter ensued.

2011-07-09

Best Of NPR ID: 701
Location
TBD
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring musicians and entertaining Not My Job guests

2011-07-16

NPR ID: 702
Location
War Memorial Opera House (San Francisco, CA)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Peter Grosz
Description
Who's Carl Hacked This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new uses for kitchen utensils, Not My Job about long-winded people, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will other GOP presidential candidates show off their musical sides?

2011-07-23

NPR ID: 703
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about solving a problem with candy, Not My Job about items belonging to various queens of England, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big national exploration project?
Notes
Right after the Opening Panel Round, when Peter Sagal was listing out NPR sponsors, Peter got to the one for Motel 6 and had Tom Bodett do their slogan. Listener contestant had trouble guessing a correct answer (fork) and guessed "spork"; the listener finally got it. The "spork" answer sparked hilarity.

2011-07-30

NPR ID: 704
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new ways to toughen up your kids, Not My Job about Roseanne Barr, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will McDonald's do attract moms next?
Notes
Fun with the term, "haboob". Nice one, Peter: "Luke, good news in Kabul... just kidding!"