Show Details: June 2019

2019-06-01

Best Of NPR ID: 1115
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, everybody. Gather in front of me and prepare to salute; because, it's the Triumph of the Bill
Bill Kurtis
Description
Best Of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite superhero-themed moments

2019-06-08

NPR ID: 1116
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, Steph Curry. Try spinning ol' basket-Bill on your finger
Bill Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Burke
Correct: Maz Jobrani
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone trying to improve their commute, Not My Job about Buffalo Wild Wings, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next surprising FBI file that gets released?

2019-06-15

NPR ID: 1117
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Sleep tight, baby. You're about to get a dose of Bill-atonin
Bill Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone trying to save the environment only to have it backfire, Not My Job about cups that are not the World Cup, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the mysterious thing hidden in the moon turn out to be?
Notes
After Kristine Lilly chose "B" for her third Not My Job question, the audience reacted disapprovingly. Kristine changed her answer to "A" even though she didn't like the idea of the answer; but, it was the correct one.

2019-06-22

NPR ID: 1118
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Ask not for whom the bell tolls. Ask for whom the Bill tolls
Bill Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Peter Grosz
Correct: Peter Grosz
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone having an unlikely excuse for losing $22,000 this week, Not My Job about MTV VJs, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big surprise at next week's Democractic debate?
Notes
After Peter Sagal read all three choices for the third Not My Job question, the audience started yelling out the answer. Another instance of all three choices for a Not My Job question were correct. With that, all three of the Not My Job questions had "C" as the correct answer. Peter sneezed while reading the background on the news story for Adam Felber's eighth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question.

2019-06-29

NPR ID: 1119
Location
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts (Philadelphia, PA)
Scorekeeper
It's always sunny in Bill-adelphia
Bill Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an unusual counter protest, Not My Job about negative reviews written by Peter Sagal's father, Matthew Sagal, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who's going to throw in their hat into the presidential ring now that they've seen the competition?
Notes
Faith Salie helped nudge Jennifer Weiner towards the correct answer for the first Not My Job question