Show Details: January 2020

2020-01-04

Best Of NPR ID: 1146
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, reset your clocks. It's a new Bill-ennium
Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring a look back at favorite moments from the past decade
Notes
Both the Not My Job segments with Mavis Staples and Stephen Colbert come from their second Not My Job appearances, both in 2017.

2020-01-11

NPR ID: 1147
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, Mister Rogers, come over to the land of make Bill-ieve
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about excused for missing homework, Not My Job about Pharoahs, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the hot gadget at next year's Consumer Electronics Show?
Notes
Peter Sagal had a little bit of trouble pronouncing Soleimani's name during the Who's Bill This Time? segment. The Bluff the Listener contestant's name was Luke, which lead to Luke Burbank, along with the audience, to chant "Luuuke" at the listener contestant. When asked which of the three Bluff stories was correct, Luke the contestant started his response with "What is". Peter responded by saying that the contestant was thinking of the wrong show. When Peter said that the contestant chose the right story, Luke Burbank said, "Thank You". There was some technical difficulties during the Not My Job interview in which the call seemed to have dropped. They were able to get Ronan back on to complete the interview and segment.

2020-01-18

NPR ID: 1148
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Grab a spoon, you're about to have a big ol' bowl of Bill-ognese
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Maeve Higgins
Correct: Maeve Higgins
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone retiring from an exceptional career, Not My Job about financial fraud, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will Tom Steyer walk into next?
Notes
The first panel round was a jumpball question in which the first panelist to answer the question correctly would get 100 points. None of the panelists had the correct answer. Maeve Higgins pronounced the word "tortoise" in an uncommon manner while reading her Bluff the Listener story; to which, Peter Sagal asked her about it and Maeve wasn't exactly sure how the word was actually pronounced. The audience assisted with the third Not My Job question by way of clapping to which answe they thought was correct. Maeve initially answered her third Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question with "Prince Philip" but then changed it to "Prince Harry". Normally the first answer would be accepted; but, Peter decided to accept her second answer.

2020-01-25

NPR ID: 1149
Location
Des Moines Civic Center (Des Moines, IA)
Scorekeeper
Is this heaven? No. It's
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Negin Farsad
Correct: Negin Farsad
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a dynamic duo in the news, Not My Job about New Zealand, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big trend in reading?