Show Details: September 2011

2011-09-03

NPR ID: 709
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Alonzo Bodden
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about American heroes, Not My Job about Soul Train, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what big news will come out of President Barack Obama's jobs speech?
Notes
All three of the panelists (and the Not My Job guest) have a first initial of "A"; which may just be coincidence considering there is question whether or not the nation's debt rating may not be "AAA" for too long.

2011-09-10

NPR ID: 710
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about three athletes having problems, Not My Job about Ponzi schemes, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the US Postal Service save itself?
Notes
Just so Henry Winkler would get to do the Fonzie's trademark "Aaaaaaaaaaaaaay", all of the correct answers in the Not My Job were "A".

2011-09-17

NPR ID: 711
Location
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (Portland, OR)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Peter Grosz
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about the unusual origins of what are common items, Not My Job about obscure protests, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: where will authorities find the $2 billion dollars UBS lost to a rogue trader?
Notes
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! came back to Portland, Oregon for the third time. I attended the show and re-outed myself as the Wait Wait Stats Page maintainer during the post-show Q&A session.

2011-09-24

NPR ID: 712
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Jessi Klein
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about occupational hazards, Not My Job about Nicholas Cage, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next apology to come from a major company?
Notes
This show's panel consists of three comedians.