Show Details: July 2017

2017-07-01

NPR ID: 1014
Location
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts (Philadelphia, PA)
Scorekeeper
Get a look at my crack, I'm the Liberty Bill
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a hot new thing in wrestling, Not My Job about cake icing, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will be the next kids' book hero?
Notes
Even though Bernie Parent answered two of three questions correct, Bill Kurtis gave him credit for all three. The second panelist round featured a correction and addressing items from letters and comments that they received from listeners regarding the previous show.

2017-07-08

Best Of NPR ID: 1015
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
I'm the man beyond your puny power to comprehend. That's right, I'm inconvceiva-Bill
Description
Best Of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring several favorite interviews and a few never been aired before moments

2017-07-15

NPR ID: 1016
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey Don Jr., don't collude with Russians. Bill-lude with me!
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Faith Salie
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an engagement proposal unlike any before, Not My Job about the Plaza Hotel in New York City, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: What will be President Donald Trump's favorite memory from his trip to Paris?

2017-07-22

NPR ID: 1017
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey O.J., now that you're free, come find the real Biller
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new tech peripheral, Not My Job about potatoes, Trump Dump, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing to get nerds all excited?
Notes
The audience reacted when Bassem Youssef his first guess for his third Not My Job question, thus leading to Peter Sagal giving Bassam another chance. While Paula was trying to figure out the correct answer to her second panel round question, Peter gave her hints to narrow down to the correct answer. During the Listener Limerick Challenge, the topic of people listening to podcasts at "Chipmunk" speed. That lead to Paula saying that people would hear "Thanks for having me, Peter. I lose!" when people would listen to her on Wait Wait at chipmunk speed. Bill Kurtis stated that Tom Bodett's 17 points was the highest score he's seen since being on the show. There have been 4 times where panelists have scored 19 points and 10 times where panelists have scored 18 points on shows where Bill was judge and scorekeeper.

2017-07-29

NPR ID: 1018
Location
Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millenium Park (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, there. No matter who you are, you're welcome to serve in the Bill-itary
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about breaking summer camp rules, Not My Job about belly itching, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will cause President Trump to turn on Anthony Scaramucci?
Notes
Adam Felber started questioning Peter about the UK study that found people who drive over two hours a day get dumber; in which, Peter responded back with, "What, are you Paula?" Adam is on Paula Poundstone's "Live from the Poundstone Institute" podcast from NPR.