Show Details: May 2012

2012-05-05

NPR ID: 745
Location
Lied Center for Perfoming Arts (Lincoln, NE)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about the modernization of classic literature, Not My Job about real people whose names are remarkably descriptive of who they are, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next item to be sold for an outrageous amount?
Notes
When Peter said that Kyrie was in third place that the beginning of the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, Kyrie said that she was sort of in second place. Peter would be correct when using the standard competition ranking and it is also the ranking method used for this site.

2012-05-12

NPR ID: 746
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about terrible birthday party ideas for kids, Not My Job about performers that have smooth and silky voices, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next surprise that Vice President Joe Biden will ruin?

2012-05-19

NPR ID: 747
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
The Wait Wait Upfronts, Bluff the Listener about government probes, Not My Job about Pat Boone, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: where will we find the $3 billion that JPMorgan Chase lost?

2012-05-26

NPR ID: 748
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about improving customer service, Not My Job about Doris Day, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what are the words that Mitt Ronmey is not allowed to say?
Notes
In the podcast version of the show, P.J. O'Rourke only answered four questions correctly versus the six that Carl stated. I'm not sure if this was due to editing of the show for air/podcast. P.J. was only asked five questions in the podcast version of the show. The number of questions Luke answered correctly matched that of the count Carl stated; though, in the podcast version, Luke was asked six questions. I'm not sure if this matches what was actually asked during the live recording. Before Paula started her round, she described that the last time she was on, 2012-04-28, Paula not only answered all eight questions correctly; but, did so very quickly that there was still time left on the clock. Paula now has a winning streak of three shows that she's been on recently. Paula's panelist prediction response was bleeped out.