Show Details: May 2011

2011-05-07

NPR ID: 692
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Amy Dickinson
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a young man's problem solved by an old man's solution, Not My Job about Henny Youngman, Listener Limericks Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be President Obama's next surprise announcement?

2011-05-14

Repeat: 2009-04-04 NPR ID: 693
Location
Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall (Berkeley, CA)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about green technology, Not My Job about high tech toilets from Japan, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next world-changing, earth-shattering invention?
Notes
Repeat of 2009-04-04 show.

2011-05-21

NPR ID: 694
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people trying to take credit, Not My Job about people who got really famous, really fast, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Arnold Schwarzenegger's love child make his mark in the world?
Notes
During the Listener Limerick Challenge round, when Paula went off on another pointless or questionable "Wait Wait" studies rant, there was a loud bang in the background of the contestant's line. Paula immediately asked "do he just shoot himself?". Hilarity ensued.

2011-05-28

NPR ID: 695
Location
North Charleston Performing Arts Center (Charleston, SC)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a person being adversely affected by the ending of Oprah's show, Not My Job about very northern cuisine, Headline Game, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Oprah spend her free time now that her show has ended?
Notes
Tom Bodett, spokeperson for Motel 6, said the catchphrase "(Where they'll) leave the light on for you" when Peter Segal listed Motel 6 as an NPR supporter.