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Nalini Nadkarni

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Nalini Nadkarni

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Magazine describing the scene when ah wait a minute wait wait wait wait wait that was a very unexcited well sure are you are you not particularly a nationals fan room for Pi it's Roy blunt junior senior features writer for the style section of the Washington Post your hometown paper Um you will win a prize any voice from our show you might choose on your voicemail you're ready to play I feel like I should say yeah good feel I think you correct that would you're going to play who's bill this time Bill Curtis is going to read you three quotations from the week's news if you can correctly identify or explain to other airings exactly right they were Republicans who were part of the committees and they therefore had the right to be in their dozen people outside the hearing demanding to be the green makes the heart beat a little faster my right they had to do it approved surprised call from you the number is one triple eight that's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four let's welcome our first listener contested hi you're on wait wait don't tell me hi this is amy this man's going to have an anchor baby the next plot to us we want of course aw thank you saw you got a great show for you today later on they stormed in I thought they were going to storm in and then take all the videos and then turn around and be like the Democrats are letting people into this private room letting them videotapes up their phones these away it was a classic thing to do now what happened to maybe bring this home was that the day before the ambassador to Ukraine had testified that the president withheld aid to Ukraine in demand into the hearing who could have just walked into the here and now these guys that would be like if like mystery name Desire Stanley's like style lodge is like you have a key ended they investigate Joe Biden before he released it now even though the White House is still claiming the president is innocent trump and his allies clearly believe it is not a quid oh quo unless you actually say the words this is a quid pro quo and that makes sense because the law says that when authorize anything never know we can feel like an adult contemporary station amy in you're not locked out man we're maybe it's Stanley you're in our bedroom your next quote is someone responding to the question are you peered electro he admitted that he had this fake twitter account under the name Pierre Delicto now if you've ever wondered what lies beneath the placid G. rated exterior murder someone it's not a crime unless you say this is a murder as you stack that's why at the end of the show we say this is NPR. You're of Senator Romney the man who once said quote my favorite meat is hot dog wondered what deep dark secrets somebody here you talk and explain can just unpacked to ask you of course Mitt Romney senator from the Great State of Utah like divulge if he had the shield of anonymity well as his alter ego your delectable Romney sometime suggested that other people might be a mistake can question of course which is a weirder name Pierre delectable or Mitt Romney yeah all right here is your last quote amy I would swipe ripe for her that was a comment on the WHO admitted end but that is a dark evil person and I take that Mitt Romney is like I have a deep dark secret can his patented down to Earth Style to being Pierre Delicto that'd be Rahm did Mitt Romney it's better than their first attempt the Eiffel Tower proudly rising from an Olympic ring in either side in public actions that's like creating a fake tinder profile just a hit on your own wife in a strange way it'd because it wasn't sexy and I felt bad for him I didn't think that he set himself up for something really spicy on for a dating APP now the logos designers defend it saying that she quote reflects the unique energy of the Games and they assured everyone that is sexy is it might be Marianne and it's combined with the Olympic flame but instead of an expression of national pride most people see incredibly sexy woman's face it looks like an icon they should we should we should we be happy is as wholesome as he is I guess it's I mean it would in a weird way although it's kind of disappointing that he's just as bland in so I kind of thought well this is going to be kind of his sexy swaggering hidden hidden met right and instead I was so disappointed Washington Post article about Francis Strangely sexy logo for what sporting event that's coming in two thousand twenty four v Olympics yet it's very similar to and that is enduring that's an endearing quality basically what he did was he created a fake twitter account and then use it just to defend his own it is he is in public it would be worse to find out like he's just as awful as the rest of us right and I think like somebody like Mike Pence pretends that he's this allows his wife to make history and Romney is now the first Mormon with two husbands of the White Belt Bird of Brazil scientists say that the male of the species seduces the females by doing what I believe it's screaming that's exactly right it's Paris is hosting twenty twenty four Olympics and they just revealed their logo for it and it's being criticized for being too sexy and not just because it's smoking the rest of the world just need to catch up to how sexy Francis like are we are they right and we're all a bunch of puritans or are they like the Heathens the bill today me do in our quiz lately did great dead and so will the nationals coming up next to the ladies taking a depressant and then screaming their lungs it's always heartening about a species that does worse than ours wait for more episodes of trader Joe's original podcast series inside trader Joe's filled with fresh aches everything from frozen food to flowers and fresh produce that he just he like we have hot sauce here and he was like I'll have the mild but remember the reason they do this is because it works that's how sexual selection works females pick the loudest voices up our panelists run their mouths are bluff the listener game call one triple eight wait wait to play we'll be back in a minute with more wait wait tell me from NPR Reynaud panel it is time for you to answer some questions about this week's News Roxanne Yes sir paper published this week describes the unique making tactic theater in Salt Lake City Peter Sagaing thank you bill thanks everybody creams and the female face male white birds are the world's loudest bird in their mating ritual include Eh male scientists by the way say this is a highly unusual tactic among mating rituals women scientists said no are just kind of late I'll bet Mitt Romney went to France once and that's where he got that he locked it away and he's like one day they'll be something called twitter and I will release this name for this podcast and the following message comes from trader Joe's where you never have to wait to discover delicious foods and beverages from around the world speaking of waiting you don't have to Bill Monroe Professional nerd and creator of X. 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This is wait wait don't tell me the got was and writing poetry locate noting in American logo the logo is a version of the French national symbol a woman named the females are like you had me at law running is the most boring thing in the world especially reading a book written about running that's now out in paperback but Youtube Maddie Safai here host of a new daily science podcast from NPR culled shortwave we'll bring you new discoveries everyday mysteries and this week congratulations on news quiz I'm Bill Curtis playing this week with Peter Gross Roxanne Robertson Roy Blunt Junior and here again is your host at the eccles yeah although maybe if you're not getting lucky you can take this bird is your model forget do you come here often and go for office you must try to tell truth from fiction bill what is Andrew's topic it happened at mile eight so we all know two things about running runners like to tell you about running and hearing about legally blind lawyer Massachusetts Back Oh wow you're the only legally blind trial or a man that's quite an honor congratulations let me ask you a question just between you and me leaves all others take half damage which I gather is some kind of dungeons and dragons very clever but all right your first story of an incident and race comes from Roy Blunt Junior online you can find a t shirt that says Jesus your next story of run on sentences comes from Roxanne Rocks Frank Rieger had just one goal for the Chicago Marathon this month on me sounds like the name of the fake name that somebody with an interesting name like peered elected to throw people off but deluxe pick the one who's telling you the truth and you'll win the waiter of your choice on your voicemail you're ready to apply captured criminal jury trial that's true moon came to and was told who had saved him he said bless my soul or words to that effect man the wearing a shirt saying Jesus saves collapses at Mile Eight of a road race and is saved by a man named Jesus is to judge spices find new episodes on apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts more at traderjoes dot com trader Joe's on Instagram Pinterest and what if you were running into rice and you collapsed and passed out wearing one of those t shirts fortunately when Tyler Moon twenty-five had a real hard but seemed most excited by his athletic feet quote chasing Raphael made me beat my personal record by thirty minutes told reporters time spotted David Rafael about twenty five feet ahead of him placed on the FBI's most wanted list for tax fraud and money laundry Raphael was we know forty-three nurse who stopped running himself called an ambulance performed CPR and saved Moon's life finish in five hours or less he was doing okay until mile eight one Rieger an FBI agent who investigates White Collar you legally blind but not blind enough for me to fool you well that is true frustrating well welcome to the show Andrew you're going to play our game true quired him to step up literally quote I had to go faster and I made him my Pacer I'll give him this he's a hell of honor Raphael cross the finish line in four hours thirty two minutes with the exhausted Rieger right behind he was arrested by two policemen so that's sweet justice FBI agent tracks down a wanted criminal over the course of the Chicago the right now it's time for the wait wait don't tell me bluff the listener game called one triple eight wait wait to play our game on the air hi your way don't tell me I'm stockwell just say Jesus did okay strictly speaking it was hastened hey suzy back at mile eight of a ten mile run in Minneapolis this week he was wearing a jogging bib on which he had written simply and everyone goes home happy but this year the race was held on the birthday of Rapper in Detroit Native Eminem and a group of local runners and fans who call themselves the Marshall Marathon Ah we heard an interesting story about running that happened at eight of a particular race our panelists are going to tell you about I wanted to pay tribute so when they passed the racist eight Mile Marker which just happened to be at the famous eight mile road lent its name to Eminem's movie eight mile you too fled overseas but there he was running in Nike vapor fly shoes in Gucci sunglasses a son Rieger gave chase or one opportunity to seize everything you've ever wanted in one moment would you capture it that's the question seven hundred runners forced to ask themselves this weekend at the Detroit half and his suspect over the course of the Chicago Marathon or from Peter Gross guy who won the Detroit half within time of two fifteen because everybody else was stuck at eight earth on the thirteen point one mile racist popular with locals and it's usually a pretty traditional event people sign up they run their nipples bleed only half as much as they wouldn't have full marathon in your the story of a man who ran a race bib that's Jesus saves he collapsed and was saved by a man named Jesus from Roxana an FBI agent who ran down marathoners quickly changed out of their tank tops skimpy lycra shorts and got us to costume some donning the ICONIC EMINEM white t shirt and jeans while others wore outfits that referenced the songs while enjoying the music of Eminem which of these is the real story of an event at eight of a race I'm going with a because no one even finish the race well no one that is except for fifty five year old Douglas Strategy who didn't even notice when the commotion broke out because he was sucking wind and listening to lose yourself wchs there were some MCI pfeiffer some pipers and more than the few sweaters covered in spaghetti and everyone loved it flush with civic pride the rest of the runners joined in the celebration on a loop on his ipod strategy finished with a time of two hours fifteen minutes an amazing time for a full marathon but the slowest winning time in the that the agent had flagged over and demanded a lawyer and a Gatorade Rieger was honored in Washington this week for capturing one of America's most wanted we read that's what happened that you were like you really should study what's going on at the tops of these trees and everybody was like why why what's up there appreciate it and eminem themed flash mob that stopped the marathon dead in its tracks the glass of the famous song for that movie lose yourself over the massive PA system then the Marshall Alpert nurtured Sudbury Sudbury near Boston right twenty miles away twenty miles away what do you do there well I am criminal defense lawyer the Tyler Moon who was in fact the runner saved by a man named Jesus or Hey seuss congratulations and pulled up there it's a different micro-climate more sunlight more variations in relative humidity and a whole panoply of plants and animals that have adapted to live up there elitists coming up with a new idea and all the old stodgy scientists say you're crazy that's actually what happened to biologists Leonid Carney back in the early eighties when she first a member of the Latin scrabble club that's Geeky even for NPR I'm an NPR suggested studying the treetop canopy of the rainforest it's just leaves up there they said at the academy Professor Nadkarni ended up founding well it was like that scientists are supposed to discover the unknown and I am a scientist I'm really assigned I'm a Geek I mean in high school I was and now the game where we ask smart people dumb questions it's called not my job you know the old cliche about the brilliant you got it right you earn two point for Roy Union for telling the Truth and you've won a prize the voice of your choice on your voicemail thank you so much thank you the husband he is he's also a biologist and he studies aunt yes he does actually we met because I studied the canopy he was andy three year history of the Detroit half all right so you had from Roy Blunt it's good for him your last story of someone on the run comes from Peter Gross look if you had one shot from NPR WBZ Chicago this is wait wait don't tell me the NPR News Quiz Utah W. here in your ear Adler we're both graduate students he came to my field site and he said to me in this just such a charming quiet voice he said you know I really want to know if their ants in the Canon do you think I look like several God Katie Tanglewood so you're bald I know that you're V and so I had to teach him how to climb the fell in love and when he proposed he said he would name an ant after me did he he did it took him aw news school of biology she joins us now now leaning at Kearney welcome to wait wait don't tell thank you very Mac the new what was your reaction to that I said that I'm already married. NPR nerdy were studying science fine but how did you get interested in the tree canopy so when we ascend into the canopy we really have access to a completely different vacations of animals that you can't make on the forest floor for example sometimes if you sit up there very quietly you see this white form coming towards your side and when you were the first scientist to actually go up did you find like all these unique animals going damage she found actually what I did what does happen sometimes is that you really make it yes I have to ask about Treetop Barbie yes which is something that you invented yes so tell me about that to one of the people who was involved in it on my raped by had to say in years but he did what is the aunt the aunt name is PROCR- pastas Malini oh a name lenient itself easily species the way the way I do and we know that little many little girls treasure Barbie for whatever reason and so we thought perhaps getting treetop Barbie making a Barbie that that has the clothes that I wear in the in the canopy and in the field of the helmet little crossbow little booklet that that L. I grew up climbing trees as I said in suburban Maryland and my students and I began thinking how can we inspire young girls to climb trees into treasure well he does it yes he calls it an elegant canopy aunt it's slim it's Nimble and occurs in the canopy so that is it'd be scientists in an aunt scientists could meet with tragic fall but no that didn't have and it was the other way you went out there anything in particular about the ant Malini species I wish that he was like I you know I know there's no aunts up there I was hitting on you I just wanted to climb a tree that's term I assume that the only way treetops eh somebody stopping somebody about on because that's what it is is a nice sort of Good Samaritan that angle there well to bring you the real story we spoke his way bruce what Ross Bo- we have to get the ropes up there somehow so you invented a Barbie that was dressed as a tree top scientist they were not interested for some reason I couldn't understand that so we just decided in our lab we can make them ourselves we bought used barbies from goodwill we head volunteer seamstresses on and we did try ground support Ken but that turned out not to be a big seller run my husband hates ground support yes and what did the Mattel company have to say about this well I did call them I offered them the idea I thought it would be just fabulous Mattel to have it sold and toys R. US and so forth and make the little clothing there were some challenges like the big hair wouldn't fit under the little helmets rob and her high heel feet boots wouldn't stay this is N._p._R. Z. Kidney toasts I'm thinking a thinking a hotdog nutty fritters that sounds like that's wrong the language is weird here's your next question taste in canopies change over time which of these was a real appetizer you might have been offered at a swanky I I think I'll say see I really meant to say see they misled you it was eh does but in French that became the word four couch and somebody thought a piece of toast with some spread on it looked like a couch so canape they say that while holding your crossbow the amazing thing is just last year I got a call from national geographic take it well the lenient Nadkarni we've invited you here to play a game we're calling joining us open the trees for Canapes Hey I have this little barbie she looks like me about thirty years ago sure but but ah French cook so legendarily awful people could only eat one bite of his food be it comes from the Greek word for Mosquito Party in the one thousand nine hundred sixties is it a hot dog nutty fritters be pruned nuggets supreme for of journalists who might be interested in knowing that Mattel is not interested in having a a brown woman encourage young girls to go into science and discovery and they have partnered with Mattel and they have now produced five explorer barbies which is fabulous is one of them something right if you want to throw a big summer party by the pool back in the day again you might have served which of these delicious hot weather canapes a a single cold uh or see the original pronunciation is can ape as in Kenan AP more have their Hurley in Washington DC all right here's your first question the origin of the word Canape is surprising what is it a it's named after Claude can it's a very bizarre ready here we go yeah. The Greek word for mosquito is CANOVA's which became canopy which became the word for the screen around a couch to keep out mosquito potato be frozen pork beans and ketchup POPs were sea herring ice cream bites be I think it is that a be all right I will say be yes it is but in your friends will never forget bill how did Malini do in our quits well no one has enjoyed winning more than Yep that's what we went we use the tree canopy we thought we'd ask you about canapes those treats usually estimate feel revolutionizes your pizza experience and the Listener Limerick yeah she did win do other three what it better this or the acceptance of your theories by the worldwide scientific community I'll have to think about the leading Carney is an Zeke as we look back at the two thousand ten its defining trends and moments listened to new episodes twice a week on all songs considered from NPR. Alan Cohen Triple eight wait wait join us on the air we'll be back in a minute with more of what we don't tell me from NPR support for NPR this podcast and the around during cocktail hour before dinner answer to questions about canapes and you'll win are priced one of our listeners. The Voice of their choice on their voicemail bill who is Malini Nadkarni playing following message comes from choice allergy unoriginal podcast from Charles Schwab choice is about the forces that affect our decisions from the day to day to the lifetime much everybody thank you does the minute bill premiers the new limericks that the rhyme dance film festivals the Treetop Barbie I think there wasn't a big enough market for canopy explorers but they did make a one of a kind Barbie that looks like me aging it's hosted by decision scientists Katie Milkman who talks with Nobel laureates elite athletes astronauts and more about why we make irrational choices and how we suggested failed their new spacesuits and after millions of dollars spent and several years of development they happily report that for the first time astronauts wearing them we'll be able to do what is you can do this in the space suit I'll take a hit now they can reach the jar of Tang on the top shelf you can raise your arms dude but I will take some paper Roxanne scientists at the University of Richmond have for the first time something silly like fart no they've actually been able to do that since the beginning August that was like all right before you can breathe regular oxygen I just WanNa make sure I can fart this thing make better ones download the latest episode and subscribe at Schwab Dot com slash podcast or wherever you listen the past decade saw a lot of changes yeah this is okay you have one more question if you get this right you win one about logistic professor at the University of Utah in it advisor for Mattel National Geographic's new line of science barbies you can hear more about Malini and her work on NPR's new science podcast the people who don't live in New York have those like grabber things for like high shells because every Bodega Deli and stuff in New York they stack everything up so for anybody going to the moon after I can't believe that never came up after every single space mission debriefing and they like again the way music is made shared an experienced social media blew up genres blurred together and beyond say dominated nearly everything I'm Robyn Hilton joining me if you like to play give us a call at one triple eight wait that's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four right now panel similar questions for you from the week's news feeder career head first time ever astronauts will be able to raise their arms over their head we could put a man on the moon but until now a man wearing a space suit could not point up at it right so this is true they trained these rats to drive these little motorized plastic cars the rats which previously been forced to take public transportation from NPR WBZ CHICAGO. 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I'm Bill Curtis will you're playing this important stuff is up there like toilet paper toilet paper they should have great because now American astronauts men and women will be able to shop rats to do what my this is my favorite story this week knew it would be I just love this day they have trained rats to drive they don't turn right there's a cap there the original spacesuit has lots of problems for was stiff and offered a limited range of movement and also it only came in white which was a nightmare there were trying actually believe it or not to test their levels of stress their emotional resilience so they put all the rats in traffic behind another out about attending our weekly live shows back Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago and if you want even more wait wait wait wait quiz for your smart speaker there are new coming up it's lightning fill in the blank but I it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme if week with Roxanne Roberts Peter Gross and Roy Blunt Junior then Harry GonNa show host at the theater in Salt Lake City Peter Sega CNN's every Wednesday and you could win a prize just say open the wait wait quizzing like magic bill and I will be there in your home quick question can I use your bathroom ahead this is true they tested the stress level of the rats don't ask me how and they found that driving relaxed the rat what's they were they were happier less stressed however and this is also true it did stress out the rats that were forced to ride as passengers like to play on air call to leave a message at one triple eight wink wake that's one eight eight eight nine two four eight ninety four or click the contact us link on our website wait wait NPR dot org there you can find before the astronauts could reach their shoulder after what was it was a big week for science advances the here there little cars they steered them in exchange for treats the to get those little treats they had to wait in an interminable drive through lane within I agree and much better right I guess because my girlfriends in the other room is from New York I would have to say of our beautiful city by the lake I know sorry and what do you think I think it's pretty great pizza suspiciously thin it is suspicious. CBS is quote bad scientific term it's ask spotty sprays at believes Oh yeah jeff is your next limit this thing that I rap my phone in I poke prod and press little tiny cars to get fruit loops stats uproxx in this happened like day wise was the remember even though it seems uncomfortable and awkward the polite thing to do is always tell the dinosaur of when they have a person stuck in their teeth here off the stench he emits is like death though Howlett to- CELERA's has died out before us rat who's staring at his phone and all the way through one green light bread again make them happier which allowed decaying meat to remain in the mouth of months at a time now do not judge there is no way they could floss those tiny office one example of how it works in order to produce a laughing Emoji you tickle the phone to say Oh this show is getting growth it's called skin on technology the idea is well they say is interfacing with skin more intuitive way for people to interact with technology they just rub their mouth on a tree of the museum actually went and made it a synthetic version of dinosaur breath which the exhibition developer amazingly we know it would be terrible researchers have determined that a T. 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Tim Gunn

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Tim Gunn

"Prob VR WBZ shock hauge. This is wait. Don't debate the NPR news quiz stimulus. Bill I'm a stimulating bill. Bill Kurtis. And here's your host from exactly six feet away from the Peter say goal thanks to our producer who is taking the place of an audience. This week we are back in the studio with some of our panelists in their homes. And I gotta say we're getting a little lonely. So Mike has promised me he'll make us feel justice loved and appreciated as we always are with you. Thanks to his trustee soundboard. Thank you Mike. Yeah I got it later on. We're going to be talking to Fashion Guru. Tim Gunn but I. It's your turn to call in with the news. The number is one triple eight. That's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two for now. Let's welcome our first listener contestant. How you're on wait wait. Don't tell me hi. This is tracey. I'm calling from Rochester Minnesota Rochester. I know it well. What do you do there? I am a medical writer and editor O or do you work at the Mayo Clinic. The famed institution there in Rochester. Right yes our things at the Mayo Clinic there a little busy right now. Yeah I well. What's what's going on in. Imagine why you'd be busy. How are you coping with Social distancing well I've been doing some virtual happy hours with some friends and that seems to be going pretty. Well Go. Does it go better as it goes along. Tracy absolutely yes. Well welcome to the show Tracy. It's great to talk to you. Let me introduce you to our panel. This week joining us from around the country I up a comedian who can be seen losing his mind on twitter like the rest of us at eight p Burke and on his Youtube Channel Adam Burke it is of course. Adam Burke sound effects next a columnist for the Progressive Magazine and hosted the podcast. Fake the nation which you should subscribe to. Because what else you doing with your time right now. It's an again far. Saad I feel like I'm on an episode of the Breakfast Club and an actor and writer who directed the upcoming audible original series escaped from virtual island featuring Paul Rudd. It comes out April second. Say Hello to Peter. Gross was that a whistle and a Fart. That's out offensive. Well welcome to the show. Tracy you're GONNA play WHO's bill. This time Bill Curtis is GonNa read you three quotations from this week's News. If you can correctly identify explain. Just two of them. You'll win our prize. Any voice from our show. You may choose on Your Voice. Meli ready to play. I'm ready. Thank you here. We go your first quote is from USA wrestler Jordan burroughs. You'RE GONNA cry about it or boss up. I'm GONNA do both. Mr Burrows is one of many athletes who's got mixed emotions about the postponement of what Summer Olympic exactly right. The Olympics will not be happening in Tokyo in August as scheduled which is such a shame because flights to Japan are so cheap. Right now at first organizers tried to figure out a way to let the Games go forward you know for example do wrestling on an honor system if one guy does a really good move the other agrees to fall down. The relay races could go for each runner dropping the baton onto a porch in the next coming out of the House to get it and they actually tried to stage corona ready events but it was a disaster when they moved the parallel bars. Six feet apart and the resources into being ridden by video chat. What are the events they could have done? They could have like. Everybody could have run. The running races individually or swam the swimming races individually. And then at the end it'd be like already tallied all the the number one problem is all the pools are closed. People would have to do it in their bathtubs. And say yeah. That felt rand. Paul found a way to go swimming while he was getting really. I feel like everybody although I feel like I'm really disappointed. I feel like there's a missed opportunity like we could see a lot of these hard body athletes competing totally covered in Saran wrap. That's something I wanna see. You know I didn't know that sort of thing about you and I'm not sure if I wanted to it's good. They cancelled because even if they tried to pull it off. Nobody's in the mood. I mean prizes would have had to be bronze silver and a roll of toilet paper. Can we justify that we're all planning our house like what? I'm just trying to get popcorn into the dog's mouth. Well the twenty twenty one Olympics. They're going to try to doom them. We'll be different in some ways but team. Usa will as always win basketball. Just send the Utah Jazz. Nobody will come near them there. You go sounded all right here. Tracy is your next quote. The bill should include funds to buy board people intendo switches. That was writer Libby Watson commenting on what Bill? Congress finally agreed to this week. Relief package exactly right. Belief filled Congress this week past two trillion dollar relief bill that's trillion with a t that stands for your tucking kidding me. It took some doing. The first version of the bill would have created a five hundred billion dollar fund that the administration could have handed out as they liked. The wouldn't even have had to reveal what they did with it till the end of the year when asked who would oversee the program. The president said quote. I'll be the oversight unquote as in. He'll take all the money so he can look it over. So they put putting some safeguards there will be oversight committee and they even wrote in a rule that money can't go to any company owned by the President or his family and they wrote this specifically his son-in-law it's weird you have the bill out of Congress hundreds of pages and technical language and on page eight. Somebody scrawls not you jared on the one hand. It's good to help them. People on the other hand kind of feels like a Mafia boss. Just tucking wads of cash into your shirt and don't worry about it kid. It's like it's like when somebody crashes your car and destroys it and you're like you ruined my car. And they just pull out a legacy. We're GONNA take one hundred could use a new car anyway. But I know this is really hard and a lot of people and I'm not trying to minimize that but we are sort of uniquely prepared for this. We've all kind of being self-isolation anyway. It's true we had met flexing. Can you imagine if this happened in the early eighties? We'd have crude would be. I wonder if the corona virus was like sentient would be like but I thought this is what you all want staying at home anyway and ordering everything to be delivered and keeping apart from each other. You didn't. I'm so sorry true. All Right Tracy we have one more quote for you. Here it is. I'm married to a let's circle back guy who knew that was a woman named Laura Norkin learned that her husband says that phrase all the time because he like a lot of us have to do what exactly right. He has to work from home. Those of us who are lucky enough to still have jobs have now learned how tricky it is to do. All of your meetings remotely from home for one thing. You have to pretend to pay attention. There will be an Oscar category this year for best hiding that. You're actually reading twitter in another window. One by a white person likely yes. People of course are constantly being interrupted at their meetings by kids or pets or the hostage escaping from the basement and even worse partners are finding out what they're like at work like you heard you've been together for fifteen years and all of a sudden you find out you live with someone who likes to start business meetings with emotional check ins you also have. Everyone also looks really ridiculous because their business on top and like horrible belt lists pant on the bottom. I did wrong way round. I've been going shirtless. And then just press panned. I loved it this. This is turned parents into the monster in the closet. It's true there's somebody in the closet and he's talking about third quarter projections are one fun thing is. We're all getting to see what. News anchors homes look like Anderson Cooper for example apparently lives in Downton Abbey who knew and Wolf Blitzer lives in actual wolf den but the best part is they all live in the studio. I have not seen well at home. There are few people who are at home and then a few people that are like I guess forced at gunpoint to go into the regular studios. It's a little actually. I made that up. It's a joke. I don't know if Wolf Blitzer has a home. I think when he's done they stand him in the corner and he stays there silently until next show. Yeah Bill how did Tracy do in our quiz did well enough to put it on the closed circuit at Mayo? What a pleasure to watch. Tracy got got everyone right. Thank you Tracy for plan and thank you for the work you do up there at the Mayo Clinic. It's important so much food all right panel somewhere questions for you from the rest of the week's news. Peter someone put out what they called quote the ultimate. Stay at home playlist this week featuring such recordings as Dr draze album the chronic village people's Ymca and the theme song from Mister Rogers neighborhood who put out the list at sounds like an Obama joint. No there is a government connection. Oh you know what the chronic it was Mike Pence. Sorry I should. That was very obvious. Somebody who is currently in the higher stratus of art an institution that is in the government there preserving our nation's most important literature and apparently our hottest jams. Oh The library of Congress. That's exactly right. The Library of Congress added twenty five new recordings two. It's national recording registry. That will now be preserved for all time and they're calling this year's list quote the ultimate stay at home playlist which is especially true. If you love to dance alone in your bedroom to the radio play by play of the one thousand nine hundred eighty one Brooklyn dodgers. New York giants playoff game is dancing to the Mr Rogers theme song. What is that like? I remember when I was at the club and someone grinded up on me to the theme of this girl. Come on I think those clouds away come on baby just wanted to be your neighbor like really close neighbor. I was just thinking of Sesame Street. Themed correct you know. That's even more. Would you be mine? Would you be my neighbor? It's really creepy. When they changed their shoes right before they grind coming up. We tear down some walls in our bluff and listener game fell one AAA way to play. We'll be back in a minute with more. 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Hi you're on wait wait. Don't tell me hi. Hi this is John and my daughter. Rachel Hello Jen. Hello Rachel where you calling from Saint Pete Florida Saint Pete? Okay and Rachel. How old are you you ten? Okay and Rachel. How is it going for you? I'm assuming that you guys have been stuck in your house for a while. Like everybody else is weird. 'cause we asked to do so online Is that better or worse than actually going to class. You get to sit in your pyjamas all day and really know how quick. So you know. I'm going to say if you like being your pajamas all day. Consider a career in radio. Well welcome to the show. Both of you. It's great to talk to you now. I guess you two are going to play the game in which you have to tell truth from fiction bill. What's their topic? I love what you've done with the place. It's a great time to take on those home improvement projects you've been thinking about because you're not just improving your home. You're improving the only place you're allowed to go this week. We heard about a home. Fix Up gone wrong. Our panelists are going to tell you and your daughter all about it. Pick the one who's telling the truth and you'll win the weight waiter of your choice and your voicemail. You're ready to play okay. I let's hear from Adam Burke. Can I suggest that we get some earmuffs for Rachel for this one? You were warned. Nothing revitalizes familiar surroundings. Like a fresh coat of paint and one woman in England was so excited about her impending redecoration that she decided to add some fun graffiti to her wall for a bit of a Lark safe in the knowledge. Silly Act of auto vandalism would soon be covered up and so she took a sharpie and scrawled a large image of a body part that is generally particular to the male anatomy right on her living room wall. That is to say. She threw a large picture of to use a quaint English euphemism. The Devil's own. Croquet Mallet in permanent marker. Imagine her shock and dismay then when even after an application of some beige match show and Williams her doodle pool noodle was still visible panicked. She added several more coats of paint. Over the old organ sceptre only defined each layer made the bangers and mash even more prominent and visible in desperation. She listened her boyfriend to apply a belt sander ironically also English slang for the appendage in question but alas it merely created a huge concrete mark in the shape of a bar pss Johnson. Although her facebook post was mainly met with the amusement of thousands some did helpfully suggests that she covered the offending area. With a framed. Photo of a famous landmark big-band perhaps or Nelson's column depending on the weather a woman's attempt at some amusing self home. Vandalism goes very wrong when she can't get rid of it. Your next story of a Reynaud gone wrong comes from negate far Saad. The van dam family. No relation to Jean Claude. Van Damme decided to remodel. They're beautiful mid century modern home in Denver Colorado. They wanted their old Italian marble replaced with new Italian marble. New Japanese smart toilets that he your buns and skirt freshener and your nether regions and they obviously needed a custom. Built entertainment console made of imported Moroccan. Soapstone I mean they're not peasants anyway. The van Damme's left it to the contractors and went to the grand. Cayman Islands was mostly a vacation but they managed to get a little light banking in when they returned. They found that the contractors had left a bunch of garbage from the remodel old toilet old marble slabs various pieces of furniture by the curb and someone had arranged. All of it into a massive stonehenge like monument. The problem for the Van Damme's is not the monument itself though but the throngs of people who are lining up six feet apart of course to see it when the Van. Damme's acidy to remove the garbage the city council deemed a public art landmark. An refused the van. Damme's are currently suing the city of Denver. In the meantime Dan. Hinge is only growing popularity the latest trend visitors leaving toilet paper fashioned into roses den Hans. A public artwork made from the garbage left from someone's Reynaud Project and your last story of home. Improvement with room for improvement comes from Peter. Gross there are three things you need to know about Brad and Marnie Janice one. They had long dreamed of renovating their modest three bedroom craftsman home to they plan to attend a twelve week. Silent Buddhist Meditation Retreat near Bend Oregon Starting January first and three. They are very very efficient. Multitaskers said a proud Brad. We thought hey. We're already going to be a way for three months. So why not just do I read at the same time? They drew up their blueprints. Gave them to their contractors. Sean McGuinness with strict instructions. That he the plans to a t and set off for their retreat. But there's a fourth thing you need to know about Brad and Marnie. They were too cheap to hire professional architect so they drew up their Reynaud plans themselves and made numerous errors and finally. There's a thing that you need to know. They were really annoying to deal with. I caught their mistakes. Pretty early said McGuinness but they were such condescending jerks about me following their plans exactly to the letter so I figured hey they hired me to do a job so I guess. I'm just going to do the Job Brandon. Mardi mixed up the one hash for feet to Hashes for inches designation so McGinnis built them in eighteen foot wide fireplace which takes up a whole wall and they're living room. They didn't measure things correctly. So the kitchen features an island so large it prevents the refrigerator door from opening since they forgot to include it on the plans. There is no front door so with genesis returned home from their peaceful restorative retreat. The first words upon seeing their new home were unable to be uttered on NPR. All right here. Are Your choices? Jennifer and Rachel from Adam Burke William. The Wall stays no matter what they tried to do to it from the Geen. Dan Hinge a public artwork made out of somebody's garbage that got thrown out of their house after their renovation or from Peter Gross a very very bad Reynaud job dumb because of the very very bad designs left by the very very confident owners. Which of these is real story of a home renovation problem okay so rape says the first one okay. Neither one of US think that garbage. I think the third one wait a minute so you think it's the third one but your daughter who is ten. Chose Adam story about the person who did a very rude drawing on their own wall and cannot get rid of it no matter what they do you the mother the sensible one over a your overruling. You're immature daughter. Who picked the silly story about the Naughty Picture and you were picking the much more sensible one. I don't know about immature. Let's go all right. Well we spoke to someone familiar with the real story. Scharping will always bleed through and you need to do a lot of primary afterwards or would move to dry law was John Rutledge owner of all in one project management. A remodeling construction company. Talking about the wall that got shafted now Jennifer. I'm going to tell you that I would've tried harder to talk back to the right one but I so wanted your daughter to be able to Lord it over you for the rest of your natural life and she wins. Our prime can choose whatever voice? She likes you're out of luck. But however you because of your generosity one appoint for Peter for fooling so thank you so much to both of you for playing. It Good Luck. Bye-bye the back now the game where we ask people who now have nothing better to do to do something worse. It's called not my job. Tim Gunn is known for his style. His sharp opinions on fashion. His catchphrase make it work but mostly for always always being impeccably dressed. He's joining us now from his home and we assume even his sweatpants are perfectly creased. Tim Gunn Welcome back to wait. Wait thank you Peter. I'm thrilled to be with you to talk to you so first question. How are you doing with all this? How are you enjoying being stuck in your apartment? All Day I am happy as a clam. I love being alone at home. This is a dream for me. You can't go anywhere in some ways. It's a dream. I mean it's a horrible thing to say given the crisis that we're in but I have a beautiful view out my kitchen window with Amsterdam Avenue I couldn't be more content. I feel to be honest. I feel very spoilt. Maybe Corona viruses. A Fan who knows. I have a question though Tim. You live obviously in New York apartment. I live in a house. I don't know what it's like so are you. Is everybody locked in their apartments. The do you like banging on the walls to communicate like people do in prison cells. I'm on a floor in my apartment with eight other or seven other apartment. Everyone is gone there in their second homes. I'm the only one on the score who doesn't have a second home and frankly if I had a second home I wouldn't go to what I wanted to be in New York. I WanNa be here feeling the pulse of what's happening and I want to be supportive so I'm not going anywhere but I am alone. It's it would also be a good time to break into their apartments and make fun of their clothing. I have no now. I know you're busy. You have a new show. I'm assuming that means that you like everybody else are doing remote video meetings many and I'm really bad at it really bad. How could you be bad at it? You you're boring I have this. I bought a tripod and I put my phone on it and I look awful I can't get a correct view of what I once but at the same time compared to everything else who cares yes. There is always that But I think I'm going to ask a question that has been on my mind since this whole thing began and I bet it's true of most people in the country. What does Tim Gunn where to a video meeting? Well I'm owning the fact that I'm in my apartment and I'm not going anywhere. I wear a turtleneck and a pair of jeans really. Yeah which is like so much better than what everybody else leader. I will confess to you right now. You know our conversation. I'M WEARING MY PAJAMAS. Are you are they? I'm imagining that. You're pajamas would be excellent. No not at all. I mean. Honestly their their wool J. crew. I have a bathrobe on and of course the little pocket square. But that's fine. I think you it. Does it bother you that you haven't been able to have an occasion to wear a suit? Which is how we all know you. Well yeah can I make a suggestion to him? If you have a full length mirror just paying to suit onto it and then you can kinda step in and then it looks like you're wearing a suit and you don't have to go to the trouble of point long. Been spending a lot of time by himself. Well yes let's talk about the new show. It's called making the cut and you reunited with Heidi Klum from my dear absolutely fabulous body. Clone you traveling all over the world for this show. How do you handle all the travel? Is that something you enjoy? Well we didn't have that many destinations but yeah packing is a pain. Yes especially for you because you of course have to bring along like you know a look right well. I'm responsible for my own wardrobe. So yes I. I brought everything that I needed to wear. I had four suitcases. That were big But I'm very meticulous about everything and everything needs to be in a place because otherwise my brain gets completely muddled. Well I was just wondering because obviously you have to do that. Your Tim Gunn you. You have to show up especially camera looking great every time. Do you ever wish given that you could be someone like me. Who just show up wearing the same stain Schmidt I had on yesterday. Nobody because they don't expect anything. If you were here you could see. I regret that I don't have someone to tell me that my highest Brooklyn because ties. Mike Migrate they do. We can't see them Do you think people are afraid to tell you that your ties crooked. Because they think that's how the welcome in Paris this year like people who would ever come up to you and correct you. I'm sorry can't change it. Don't tell them. But if you have spinach in your teeth. Tell me if you walked out and had spinach in your teeth. The next day people all over this country and world would be pudding spinach. They said we'll tell gun. Had it must be cool and Tim. Gunderman one it. Well Tim. It is always such a pleasure to talk to you. But this time we have invited you here to play a game. We're calling making the PUTT. You hosted this new show. It's called making the cut. We thought we'd ask you about making the PUTT. That is three questions about golf. Now I should say yes. We didn't know for certain that you're not a golfer but we were certain you would never ever dress like one bill. Who is Tim? Gunn playing for Leslie. Burns have said he ago California. All right ready to go tim. Excellent here we go first question. If you're looking to add a bit of excitement to your golf game head to Brisbane Australia where a local golf course includes which of these unique obstacles a the water hazards are filled with killer. Sharks be the land is shared with a hunting preserve. So where even our injure or see it is on alternate weekends bombed by the Australian Air Force. I will say B B that the land share of the hunting preserves aware even orange pants was a killer. Sharks your kid. It's right on the seacoast to end the water hazards or like inlets and tidal pools. And they do in fact have sharks in there looking around so if you hit a ball into one of these do not go get it. Who in their right mind would go there. Who knows at that point two more chances here we go? Here's your next question. Some people love golf. Some people really do not movie director. John Huston really did not like golf but he wants did what. He flew over a celebrity golf tournament and dropped five thousand golf balls onto the course be. He introduced combat. Gulf sport in which you hit the ball directly at your opponent or see he tried to cast Golf Great Sam Snead in the Humphrey Bogart role in the African Queen. Oh my gosh I guess I'll say hey your right. That's what he did are crowded so excited for you. He did that. He flew over celebrity golf tournament. Drop five thousand. Balls hilarity ensued. Okay last question if you get this win again. Last question hardcore golfers will famously play anywhere. They can which is why you can golf course in which of these places. A on the slopes of an active volcano in Indonesia B- on the actual grounds of the Louisiana State Penitentiary or see on the inside of the oval at the Indianapolis Motor speedway. Dear I'm thinking it has to be a a on the slopes of an active volcano in Indonesia. Your right but they were all correct. You play golf in any one of those places own correct. Yes they are. You could play understand the culture of goal thing. That's Qena One. Wouldn't it be really easy to get into the whole bill? Tim Gunn doing our quiz him. Gun One and he did it in his pajamas. Congratulations can Kim. Guns New Amazon show is called making the cut. Tim Gunn thank you so much for joining us again on wait wait. Don't tell me thank you Peter. Thank you bye-bye idea. Just a minute yes. We can of beans and our listener limerick challenge one triple eight. Wait wait to join us on the air back in a minute with more. Wait wait don't tell me from. 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Bill goes all the shining in our listener. Limerick challenge read rhyme red rhyme. You'd like to play. Give us a call at one. Triple eight wait wait. That's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four but I it is time for another installment of our new segment. Wash your hands with me. Bill Kurtis Everyone. Head to your sinks. Now we all know that. Handwashing is most effective when you use soap and water for at least twenty seconds so once again as a public service for our listeners. We're going to wash our hands together. Well Bill Kurtis things. One of his favourite handwashing songs headed bell third on that water. You are though was shing Queen. Gone Sweet Hems. Are Soup for clean was digging. Queen appealed the from the ten for Reno. Yeah you can dance you can jive having the time of your life. Who's that girl hands so clean Nagin quays? That is that you know what that is. What is that ETA? The gift that is a gift to every O C B person who will listen to that. They obsessively wash their hands. They will never stop all right panel some more questions for you from the rest of the week's news. Adam phones give us a lot. We get calls texts and anxiety from them now. We learned that phones can also give us what phone calls. No give you a hint if you give one of these to Labrador puppy. It'll turn into a sharpei way. I don't know overwhelming sense of entitlement wrinkles. All wrinkled goals rank ankles worried self isolation missing out on Sunday image. And Your Skin. We got you covered. Dermatologists have found that the so-called blue light exposure from screens is doing extra damage to our skin. Which is bad news for everyone listening to this show while also watching? Netflix playing animal crossing. And I know there's at least one of you. I don't buy the same. It's the screen. That's giving you the wrinkles. Surely it's exposure to all the content on the screen that's making you age prematurely well so by a lot of people have. Samsung phones or iphones. I have an oil of Olay phones. Negating the navy's newest aircraft carriers are having problems. One important piece of equipment is not working in every time it fails. It has to be repaired at four hundred thousand dollars a pop. What is not working the engine the engine? Can I get a hint? Yeah it's it's it's tough when these things don't work because then they have to sort of bring the whole aircraft carrier up to the nearest starbucks. Oh Oh yeah the poopers through the toilet. Don't work if you're wondering what a worse boat to be on the cruise ship would be now. You know oil it systems on the two newest. Us Navy carriers the USS George H W Bush and the US Gerald Ford have been backing up which is particularly bad. You know they should have known that. Have Toilet Problems? Going to the bathroom. When they named the boats after two old men crazy this is actually the plot. The new top gun movie town on the danger zone need to be very difficult. But it's an aircraft carrier just one giant ledge over the water a solution. Here I mean I know. Say the planet and all coming up. It's lightning fill in the blank. But I it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air caller leave a message at one. Triple eight wait wait. That's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four or click the contact us link on our website wait wait at NPR dot org. And if you want more wait wait in your week. Check out the wait. Wait quiz for your smart speaker. It's out every Wednesday with me and bill asking you questions as if we were right there in your home with you which of course we can't be but it is pretty to think so. Hi you're on wait wait. Don't tell me hey everyone. This is cohorts from Maryland. Hey how're things in town going well here within CHICAGO OVER HERE IN CHICAGO? Probably and this is just a guess exactly the same as they are in Tulsa. No-one's leaving their house. Are you one of those essential jobs that let you get out of the house? Actually I am. Yeah so I worked in a fast food place actually chick-fil-a all my working D Do you feel pride and being an essential worker providing the your local fellow citizens with Fried Chicken Sandwiches? Oh yes absolutely. I feel nothing but pride well. Welcome to the show Cole. Bill Curtis is going to read you. Three news related limericks with the last word or phrase missing from each. You know what to do if you fill in that last word or phrase correctly onto the lyrics will be a winner. Ready to play. I'm not here is Your First Limerick when crows. Count One less than our numeral. We don't hold at inquests tribunal. The flock goes airborne to squawk into a mourn because we're holding a solemn crow. You know yes funeral very good while not doing chores for Satan. Crows carefully planned funerals for members of their flock. New Research into the brain activity of doom. Birds shows that when they are confronted by a loved one's death they immediately launched into a sequence of complex thoughts more complex than their usual. Does the smell bad enough for me to eat? Crow would be really interesting streaky. Die Doing what he loved having sex with the corpse of a dead crow which is another thing. This article tells us a dead crows due to honor their dead all right here. Coal is your next limit or opera. Seasons begun are large gatherings we have to shun. Our audience can't boo. Because we know it's just you we perform for a crowd of just yes. It's one I live is taking a real hit lately. So an opera company in Russia announced their new one on one program this week and already thousands of people have applied for the chance to be the one person who gets to fall asleep during a private performance of the marriage is a whole company yet. The whole company is putting on the show. Well obviously like everybody else. They can't have an audience but they decided they would just invite one person so they'd have at least someone to play to which I guess is nice every every imprompt show. I've ever done so I don't know why everyone should be. Everyone should be inflicted with the same thing. Then I spent the first twenty years I would still use the norne yet. I would still have glasses of all the people I know. I would not have pegged Adam. Burke is the person who knows the right name all thing sounds like my worst nightmare pretty much all right here. Coal is your last limerick. We're all stuck at home with our screens. We're expanding our range of cuisines. We are locked in our rooms eating lots of legumes because we've learned to love dried or canned in. Yes beans lockdowns. Across the country. You're sending being sales skyrocketing giving everyone good nutrients and a reason to use up all the toilet paper like Pasta and rice beans. Last longtime can be purchased in bulk and their side effects. Help with social distancing my son years ago who's eleven now just have developed a taste for red kidney beans and it is has been his lunch at school every single day for like five years and For a while when he was really agree likes trains so he loved trains and ate beans and at some point my wife was like. I think we're raising a home from the nineteen thirty bill. How did how did call do in our quiz gold gut all the beans three and Oh thank you support for this podcast and the following message come from the Walton Family Foundation where opportunity takes root more information is available at Walton Family Foundation Dot Org. Now it's time to go onto our final game. Lightning fill in the blank. Each of our players will have sixty seconds which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as the camp each correct answer now worth two points bill. Can you give us? The scores reader has three and again and Adam Burke each to all right well that means that Nagin and Adam are in second place I'm GonNa Arbitrarily Picnic gene because why not again. You're going to go I block. We'll start when I begin your first question. Fill in the blank on Thursday. The chairman of the Fed said the. Us May well be in a blank recession this week. President Trump tweeted that automakers have been given approval to make much needed blanks ventilators. This week blank confirmed that he was the first member of the SENATE TO CONTRACT CORONA VIRUS. Ran Pollard on Thursday. Communications satellite marked the first flight for blank. Us's newest military branch space space. What a flight travel space force on stays day on Tuesday online giant blank announced. They were delaying shipping of nonessential items by up to a month. Anna this week nursing home in England helped pass the time creating a game of hungry hungry hippos using blank Using cats know using their residents the nursing home staff who use wheelchairs broomsticks and four excited seniors to create this life size version of the classic kids game and the residents loved it. That said the competition did get a little heated in the nursing. Home had to follow hungry. Hungry hippos up with a life sized version of operation. That's a nice thing. That's the best nursing home story of her. It's a lovely video if you can find it. Nursing Home Hungry Hungry Hippos. The people are having a lovely time. Bill how did McCain do in our quiz? She got four right. Eight more points gives her a total of ten and the lead. Congratulations and again. Well done all right. Adam Europe next fill in the blank on Tuesday. The Chinese government announced it would soon lift the mandatory lockdown of blank. Wuhan right on Tuesday. The blank marked its biggest one day. Gain since nineteen thirty-three the Stock Exchange. Yes this week. Joe Biden rejected the idea of holding another blank with Bernie Sanders debate right on Thursday. Newly released numbers showed. Us blank claims at a fifty year. High unemployment right this week man quarantined in Mexico who wanted cheetos blanked to satisfy his craving a Cheetah. No he sent his dog out with a shopping list and twenty dollars attached to its caller and it came back with Cheetos after losing its original publishers blanks. Memoir was released on Monday. What Al Right? Despite very little contact between humans the Blank Qarase announced it was postponing until August. The indy five hundred hundred. Australia's Pro Rugby League was still playing games this week though. They removed the audience and added a designated blank drinker. No designated ball washer. The new ball washers equipped with cooler filled with soapy water and after every play runs onto the field to give the ball quick scrub. This is to help put players minds at ease so they can focus on piling on top of each other covered in sweat without having to worry about catching corona virus. Bill how did Adam do in our quiz? Adam got six right twelve more points. He is in the lead with fourteen. Congratulations that was really well done. So how many men does Peter Gross needs to win? A coup will six all right Peter. This is for the game fill in the blank on Thursday. The White House accused of blanks president of Narko terrorism Venezuela on Tuesday. The Prime Minister of Blank ordered a twenty one day lockdown of his country for one point three billion people in India right this week blank the heir to the British throne tested positive for covert nineteen Prince Charles. A couple in Kentucky had to be escorted from a local grocery store after being told they couldn't buy blank gun five hundred fifty two cans of mountain dew on Thursday full house actress. 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He came so close five right then more points total to thirteen but it means Adam burqas are winner this this this is the one week. They said the winner of the show. There actually is a prize. You get shoved out into the middle of people. I'm so sorry they should have told you that before short that says free hugs Myron. Would THAT BE? Would that work for you in just a minute? We're going to ask our panelists to tell us what others learned about them from seeing them on video meetings this week. But first let me tell you. Wait don't tell me as a production of NPR IN WBZ Chicago Association with Urgent Haircut. Productions Doug Berman Benevolent Overlord Philip Goto or public address announcer is Paul Freedman. Our House manager. Is Janet CAPPA DONA OUR INTERN? Is Emma Dare Web grew? Is Beth Novi? Bj liederman composer our theme for him is produced by Jennifer Mills. Miles dern Boston Lillian King. Our designated survivors. Peter Gwynne technical direction is from Lorna. 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And finally, an author humorous jumps out of the Vermont ice tray into the Chicago, freezer. It's Tom bodak yellow. So clear. Welcome to the show. Of course, you're going to start us off with who's Bill. This time Bill Curtis is going to reach for you three carefully. Curated quotations from the week's news your job, simply explain or if I two of them do that, you'll win our prize. The voice of anyone you might like on our show on your voicemail. You ready to play your first, quote is from NBC news, and they are talking about the town of hell Michigan hell has frozen over hell froze over this week due to what polar vortex polar vortex. Temperatures reach sixty below in some places here in the midwest. It is really cold. Here. Asked me how cold it is. How cold so cold Chicago mayor Rahm emanuel's remaining nine fingers snapped off. It's so cold. How cold is it so cold that career oriented women in Chicago were freezing their eggs on the sidewalk? It's cold want to tell you. How cold? I know you have more there though. Oh. Everybody's talking about the danger from frostbite that's not the danger. The danger is the burns from everybody doing that. You know, viral throw boiling water in the air thing. Chicago. This is true. They set the train tracks on fire. They didn't need to. It's just something. We like to do. Down in Indiana. The Noblesville police department announced that due to the cold all crime, quote will be prohibited until further notice. You know, a few thousand years of civilization, but we finally cracked that. Not supposed to do that. We'll put your hands back down. And here's your money. You guys you guys them. I just showed up today to do the show. So it must have been a lovely shock for you. I wasn't. I wasn't really following the news for the last week which on Justin. I realizing was maybe not a good idea. But it wasn't until I was sitting on the airplane and the pilot over the intercom was like now you're on the flight, blah, blah to Chicago. I don't know why anyone would want to go there. And like, everyone started laughing. But I was like, that's so. But I think he was now I understand because when I got out of the airport. I was like who am I going who slapping me who slapping me? But it was just the weather. I know that your pilot is like this is a terrible idea. Why are we doing this? He's doing to hear from your pocket. No, I know and everyone who's laughing and Irish kind of looking around like is this a prank show? But it was it wasn't. It was just it was just a flight to Chicago. Have you had your lips freeze to your upper teeth yet? No. This is my normal. Tonight thing. Very disappointed schoolteacher mouth just a tiny disappoint Thais lipped kind of. Yeah. So that's nothing to do with the climate. Or does the point? All right here is your next quote. If you vote for him the machine reads his name back as how Bart skulls that was seventy on Twitter commenting on the former CEO of what companies just announced presidential run starbuck yet. Funny bells. Yes, Howard Schultz. You knows name. That's great. This week. Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz appeared on every network, including NPR to announce his third party run for president in twenty twenty more people interviewed him on national TV about running for president then would ever vote for him for president. But you know, his pitch makes sense he'll run the country the same way. He ran his company, for example, he'll build another White House directly across the street from thirty five White House already had I don't think he's being real like what's good about Starbucks, which is he does provide public toilets everyone in America. That's true. Which is such a great thing. You should never pot. He should stress that for that and free WI fi you could run on that alone. We we we in. Why fight when he twenty he should try to make use of that association. Yes. Howard Schultz, just like Starbucks bathrooms. You don't really enjoy it. But sometimes you just need them. That's about the best Logan he could possibly have. Because as you pointed out his chances are not shall we say Vinci. No. I I have yet to meet a living breathing human being who has said they would consider voting for him. Because I think we don't recognize him. Like, I didn't know that he was like the Starbucks. Gyco. Starbucks. I just think of that mermaid on their cough. If she was running. Then it'd be interested. All right here clears your last, quote, it's about an issue. Some of them were close to home for many of us. I'm a college student at my only source of entertainment is it account. The in my mother share that guy was commenting on a news article about what company that could start busting people for sharing passwords net flex. Yes. Netflix is I know children. A new software package was debuted. At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, and it basically rats out all the thirty five year olds who were still using their parents net. Passwords it does this. It's very clever by simply identifying all thirty five year old people who watch Netflix. Come on Netflix. There are so few good things in life. Why do you want to take away our sponging people really need? Netflix try inviting some Honey over to PBS all access and chill. I also try engineers some haughty. Well, I you know when I log in that flicks. The all these things go who's watching. It says Tom or read of I my wife or the boys, you know. So I guess because we all live together. That's all legal. To be really careful as you are having an affair with someone. And that's like your main lure to them. Don't put them on your you know, if it's like, Tom Reza Reno. There's another reason why they shouldn't do this to us a lot of people. The only contact they have with their parents is when they call them up every six weeks because they forgot the password again, don't ruin our family's net. Flicks. Bill how did clear do when our quiz? We'll hear did great. She did them. All right. Thank you. Thank you. We wanna remind everybody. They can join us most weeks right here at the chase Bank auditorium in Chicago, Illinois for tickets. More information, go to WBZ dot org or you can find Lincoln our website. Wait, wait dot NPR dot org. Right now panel it is time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Tom Valentine's Day is coming up in this time. We're going to have to get through it without what with well. It's game. Flowers are gonna fly was gonna candy. Have candy. But we're not gonna have one particular kind of Ken. Oh, no, not the little message hearts. Yes. Little is Valentine candy. His just start technically conversation hearts, you know, them as the candy all the talking from you rock to love bug to. I bought your gift at a gas station. Oh, I have a chip in my front tooth one of those things that I've had it for probably thirty years. Well, you're out left them every day. The company that made them neck. Oh, went out of England confectionary, indeed company, very good. And so basically, they announcer business and people freaked out one woman. This is true offered her car in exchange for shipment of these candies. Come on people. You don't know. The right words to express your feelings just do with the rest of us do stare at your phone until they stop wondering about you and just stare at their own. But you know, I thought there was something up with those candies because the last few packets I got were like health bus. Business. Just hope. See I didn't know that they were made by the same company. And I missed I missed Netco way for. What I do. I like things are not fit to they got red hair in them. There's a lot of there's a lot. That's not perfect about Nikko waivers. But there's a lot about us. And so it was a figure, but another company has said we've bought the contract next year. We're going to start making them, and they're going to update the message don't do this dopey messages, or what makes them what they are going to get little messages like tweet me and slide into my DM's. Not heart with an eggplant on it, white Brian. Coming up our panelists vie for first place in the lying fair. And I've loved the listener again, but one triple eight wait wait to play. We'll be back in a minute with more. Wait, wait, don't tell me from NPR. This message comes from NPR sponsor Capital One with the new Capital One saver card. You can earn four percent cashback on dining and entertainment. That means for percent on checking out that new restaurant. Everybody's talking about. And for percent on watching your team win at home. 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I work in living for those with Alzheimer's and dementia as a carried, and I'm finishing up setting the living in ministry. What's your heart? And I mean that on ironically. You're gonna play our game in which you must try to tell truth from fiction Bill. What is Emily topic, you blinded me with science as we all know science fairs or a cutthroat competition, which scientists vied to see whose parents can make the best science fair project. This week the nation turned its is to Lexington Kentucky where the mill creek elementary school staged its annual fourth grade science fair and that science fair had a surprising winner this year. Panelists each going to tell you who it was. But only one of them is telling the truth pick that right person, and you will win our prize. The voice of anyone you might choose on your voicemail ready to play. I am ready. I let's hear from Adam Felber the science fair at mill creek took a topical turn this week. When the winner year old, Melissa Geno unveiled her high tech creation in automated Twitter, but named mean girl, Melissa gave her hideous progeny of profile picture and a flimsy bio and turn her loose on Twitter mean girls programming with simple, she'd reply to a random person's tweet with one of two hundred mean, but vague response is like that so offensive you suck. Or why triggered snowflake or LL? You are so stupid. If Mingo got a response. Program to reply back with another insult sometimes quoting her new enemy and adding not or or I am. So totally reporting. You buy the goal was to see if any adults online would fall for her silly prank and get in a Twitter war with mean girl as of last month about four hundred thirty two thousand users have done just that. In fact, Jila was shocked to find that not only did adults respond to the child is bait. Some of them were locked in virtual combat with mean girl for hours days. One woman a lawyer from Tulsa exchange more than three hundred fifty bitchy barbs with mean, girl, not even noticing when her foe started repeating her automated responses the project captivated, everyone at the fair where Melissa set up a laptop. So the kids could watch adults throwing tantrums at mean girl in real time for her part Melissa's less than overjoyed about the results. Quote. I learned a lot she said, including a bunch of new words, probably not supposed to know. But as for her takeaway, quote, I used to worry about becoming a grownup she said, but now, I know there's really no such thing. Still not sure what she wants to do with their talents down the road. But she says I'd like to meddle in at least one national election. Melissa. The Twitter box that is able to lure hundreds of thousands of supposed grownups and angry conversations about nothing. You're next story of science versus comes from Maeve Higgins, Frank Miller. An eleven year old scientists in student took top prize at the mill creek elementary science fair with his invention flavored braces for teeth his project flavored braces, putting that in metal mouth. Makes the sometimes painful often uncomfortable right of passage more appealing for kids. His catchphrase nobody wants braces on teeth. Everybody wants treats on teeth might become the but he's a child. Remember, and it works using all natural essences oils successfully developed a number of flavored beta braces, including bubblegum flavor train tracks an avocado flavored retainers Franken south play Guinea pig. His own preference is a sophisticated combination of Tuffy and seesaw flavors responding to a question about his youth. The inventor had this to say, I guess I've always felt older than my age because my name is Frank which is clearly not a child's name. The road to the top prize was not easy problems included an unfortunate early experiment where his top teeth tasted like, orange juice and his bottom teeth tasted like toothpaste. Dr EMI Televisa local orthodontist was unhappy about this latest wave of orthodontic enthusiasm. But I can't help feeling this could lead to more kids who don't need braces actually getting braces because they want the feeding of hot chocolate in their mouth all of the time. I mean who wouldn't Frank Thrace bounce? She's just jealous because she didn't think of it adults really suck. With the flavors voices. Last the nerd champion comes from Tom Baudat ten year old as Davis of Lexington. Won the fourth grade science fair with his ambitious entry is Tom Brady cheater as Brady heads to his sixty seventh Super Bowl thinking he was finally in the clear on the whole deflate gate controversy. He is faced with damning scientific evidence assembled by the intrepid ace Davis that he did. In fact, gain a distinct advantage by D inflating his footballs during the twenty fourteen season using randomly selected study subjects from his immediate family. Davis had them toss footballs filled with varying degrees of pressure to see which ones went the furthest. Why the NFL investigators didn't think of this is anyone's guess? Test results proved incontrovertibly that low pressure in a football makes them fly further and are easier to catch having answered the question is Tom Brady. A cheater a stavis. Now goes onto the Kentucky district science fair finals while the disgraced Brady slink off to Atlanta, Georgia, and no doubt obscurity. All right. So what of these three right kids in Kentucky won their fourth grade science fair with the project was it from Adam little Melissa created the mean girl Twitter bop from Maeve Frank who came up with the notion of flavored braces or from Tom debt, the impish ace who set up to prove. And did the Tom Brady was a cheater as much as I wish the first one we're troops. I'd wanna see how many times Donald Trump engage with the Mingo. I do believe I saw this on my Facebook feed with the Tom Brady story. In case is foiled us, again, give leave anything you see on Facebook. You're going gonna go with Tom story of the Tom Brady is he a cheater project to bring you the correct answer. We were able to speak with the budding young genius jeeter tickets. I just know that. With the door government school. Sharing his son typically. Tom Brady, cheats. Hey status like he's got a future. This kid. Definitely, congratulations. As is obvious. You got it. Right. Tom was telling the real story. So you won by picking. That means Thomas point. But we're importantly you and our prize the most of anyone you might choose. Congratulations. Thank you. Thank you for the good work. You do. Thank you. Seven. And now the game. We're a lifetime of success is met with a moment of confusion. It's called not my job, Richard E grant is one of those actors appeared in everything game of thrones to Gosford Park. But he's not really one of those character actors you see say that guy. He's the kind of character actor, you see say that guy seems strangely. Awesome. This week. He centerstage so branding his Oscar nomination for his role in can you ever? Forgive me. Richard E grant, welcome to wait. Wait, don't tell me. I always I always ask actors this. But usually I have guessed what the answer is in your case. I do not know is. No, no. Altuve it to everybody. Everybody say, hi, Richard. There you all. Oh, you learned American very good. So also saying usually ask actors what role their most recognized for usually I can guess and your case. I can't. So is there a role with male and either great cult movie, you did long time ago is it some more recent stuff Fulton into two distinct categories? It's either people old enough to seen with discount movie from nineteen ninety seven all it's at other. Great masterpiece. Spice spoil the movie they are. Like what like a quintessential, Richard? E grant part is like somebody says this is the perfect for Richard E grant because it's a because the person is usually on the edge of nervous breakdown. I would say that your characters all seem either happily or unhappily on the edge. I'm hinge. Yes. That's the word. I was looking. We also read enjoy smelling things do I make you you do. Yes. How do you go about making perfume? If you're an actor is this something you've studied? Well, sixty nine years old. I ever met Betsy clap with a double p I felt mad with us. She was false talking gum chewing. Stormy out, the French case with you know, that means use of the tone. The arrived here on these shorts. Good. I tried to I try to make perfect for her to go Dionne rose petals bolt up in civil to just tended to stink bombs finally forty years later, professionally made it as an adult, so it's li- marijuana and Mandarin signature notes. The original sense. You said marijuana. Yeah. So is this this perfume have a name is it like, you know, passion by Richard E grant what's it called? No, you fool, Jack, Jack, it's called jackets unisex comes in in a Union Jack bag inside the box, and you can buy online here and in in stores in New York and in LA. Wow, very useful. If somebody catches you and you been smoking weed all day, you can say, oh, no, you're catching with my lovely perfume from Richard E grant called Jake, ductless. That's a great sale. Give me the best sales pitch. We read that you're so interested in sent obviously you are that you smell everything you encounter. Like, I don't understand. Why everybody doesn't who is your best smelling co-star? Well, I didn't want to offend anybody. Because everybody has their own distinct ones. But there are some that I never want to smell again on. I'm not gonna tell you who. Right. Ask you about about your new film, which is again, amazing can you ever forgive me? You play a real person who really lived and did some unpleasant things he was among other things a bit of a liar and cheat and the criminal and that did that appeal to you. And you got the part of your like, okay, that's going to be a challenge it did appeal to me because b you understand through the telling the story how he falls into his life of crime with lease rally. Separately the played by Melissa McCarthy. And I think that you know, what? You know, what you understand? Why people do what they do then compassion can flooded. And so you understand people, and you can feel sympathy for them, right? The relationship between your two characters extraordinarily central to the movie. And I always wonder if factors do this. Did you like spend time with Melissa McCarthy? Improvising pretending to be the people say if you get to know each other. It was just going the set, and you were you were friends or whatever on Friday in January a year ago, Manhattan for two hours, and we had lunch, and then we saw shooting on the Monday, and I knew within about full nanoseconds of meeting that we would probably be friends for life because of lightning in a bottle. So it was it was just luck as much as anything imagined. She smelled wonderful. She did. And she's having my triplets in August. Wonderful for both of you. Question before we get to the game. Let's assume that you win. But even if you don't get an Oscar nomination or hopefully master gives you more options in terms of what you want to do next. So you've been doing all kinds of roles and all kinds of different projects. Is there a dream thing? If somebody says, Richard E grant Oscar winner, what would you like to do next, and you would say I want to host you'll show, Dan. Peter. Well, Richard E grant it is a delight to talk to you. I think I've shown, but we have invited you here to play a game. We're calling Richard E grant meet you, listen, he's s Graham. Okay. You may not know we here in the US wants at president name, you listen S grant, you'll probably be the star of hip. Hop musical any day. Now, we're going to ask you three questions about our president grant answer correctly. You went up Ross one of my listeners, the voice of their choice on their voicemail Bill, Richard grant plank. Chris Billy Austin, Texas. All right here, we got grants original name at birth was Hiram Ulysses grant, but eventually dropped the Hiram why he disliked being made fun of for his initials hug. Be found out Hiram was the name of his father's favorite mule or see Hiram grant owed a lot of money to the local saloon. But nobody had ever heard of Ulysses grant, see, no, it was a he didn't like being called hug apparently elementary school nearly nineteenth century is just as vicious as it is today next one of these grants lesser known claims to fame as a US president is that he had what he had the first known pet fish in the White House named fishy s grant. According to a historian of hairstyles grant, had quote hairiest cabinet in presidential history. I've never I've never heard it described like that. The phrase that like Harry cabinet is a euphemism. Where you come from. He wrote to the song hail to the chief which originally titled hail to the me. I think it has to be the Harry cabin. That's right. Yes. Thank you. One thousand mustache is every man in grant's cabinet had either a beard and mustache or exceptional you're here. All right last question. It is as we all know, Ulysses grant, I rode to fame and national stature as a general in the civil war. But that fate for him with some it surprising. Why was it a he was so afraid of blood reportedly couldn't even look at a rare steak without freaking out be high school voted him least likely to lead the union army to victory. See terrible allergy to heart attack to walk. Hard tack which was the kind of biscuit might keep an Harry cabinet. Yes. Yes. I think it has to be number two. Wait a minute. You think it was his high school? Eighteen thirty four whatever it was graduated voted lease likely. The union army. Yes. If you want to go with that, I will respect that. Because I am a fan. You just make up your mind. Okay. I'm going to that. And so many of your characters are gloriously mistaken. The answer was of course, a he was so afraid of blood apparently that he couldn't even deal with Ross take it does make you wonder how I guess that's why he wanted to win so bad. So it would be over Bill outed, Richard grant, doing our quiz. We're going to give it to him. Because he's starring with one of our hometown stars Melissa McCarthy from Chicago. Congratulations. You are a winner. Richard IQ one. Donald Trump won. Yeah. You want like Donald Trump the analogy? Bill is Putin. He president and you're a winner. So it doesn't matter. Goes as well for you come Oscar night, Richard E grant has been nominated so justly for an Oscar for his performance, it can you ever? Forgive me. Richard E grant, thank you so much for joining us. Wait what? Doesn't it? Bill turns heads when he walks runway in the listener Limerick jolly, call one triple eight, wait wait to join us on the air. We'll be back in a minute with more way dummy from NPR. Support for NPR in the following. Message comes from the NPR wine club. Discover Hansel elected wines from award winning vineyards around the world. Learn the stories behind each one and enjoy unique bottles inspired by your favorite NPR shows all without ever having to leave the house the clubs. 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Listener Limerick challen if you'd like to play give us a call at one triple eight, wait, wait that's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four right now panel some more questions for you from the rest of the week's news may this week a student in France found out his parents were planning to find for visit. He wasn't up for all their drama. We can relate. So he did what anyone would do in his situation. What did he do? He's friends use French, but that's not relevant. Oh. It's not a cheese or on we related answer. Berets? Did he turn the plane around did? But how did he do that? Well in the movie superman. One point. He he like pulls the world's back on its access when those lane dice. I remember, right. So something like that. I don't know. I didn't know the mechanic. You're saying that. From visiting. He messed vulgarity of Thai. Yeah. Like, I said, I haven't been following the news. You guys know, I guess he called in a bomb threat. He said it was on their plane or he said it was in the airport. She said it was on their plate. So they had to turn the plane around a fly back. We all know stressful. It is to have your parents. Visit fridge you have to wash the dishes, you have to figure out how to get sheets off a bed. So you can watch them. Explain how long have you been using their Netflix exactly in French with don't even. Knows parents will visit in prison can't leave. Adam CNN business reports that employees across the country are experiencing extreme stress over what part of office life casual Friday. Exactly. Right. Casual friday. All right. They're stressed out by business casual. As more and more officers relaxed their dress, codes employees don't know how to dress when it was just wear a suit and tie. That's pretty obvious when your employee handbook says use your best judgment or dress appropriately. Or you do you Queen. What's to casual to formal wind out just cover all the bases, and where tuxedo and top and pajamas on the bond. But I think you know, how that thing is like you should wear the same thing every day like Steve Jobs. Yeah. Maybe they should do that. You're just wear the same thing every day. Yeah. There's about a uniform that you wear every day to work all the other workers. Yeah. Yeah. Like just like you could wear a cop. Uniform one day you could wear nurse uniform one day. Suggesting that employees are treated like the village people. Coming up. It's lightning fill in the blank. But I it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme if you'd like to play on air, call even message at one triple eight, wait, wait that's one eight eight nine two four eight nine two four click the contact us link on our website, wait, wait, NPR dot org. So you can find out about attending our weekly live shows right here at the chase Bank auditorium in Chicago. 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We do every do a little bit everything with east Trump day, though, you'll be watching that the country music awards and go that's my by custard. Welcome to the show. Colleen, you know, what we're going to do at this point in the show. Bill Curtis is going to read for you, three news related limericks, the last word of phrase missing from each if you can fill in that last word or phrase correctly to the lyrics. You will be a winner ready to play. All right. Here's your first liver at awards shows. I flunked my big star nece, my Sary's vest like and armless. It's a leather restraint. That's both flashy and quaint like a horse. I am wearing a. Yes. A harness very good. Red carpets are always a buzz over who's wearing what. And now it's who's wearing a what this year's hot item for the men is the decorative male harness. If you don't say was wearing that up the remarkably Jordan. Yeah, he's your fiance. Didn't know say wasn't supposed to say. During that I got him for. So you're saying that you're engaged in that whole restraining order thing was just a dodge yet that was mixed up. It was a restraining garment which was the Hainan. So it was so silly. What happens mix we're doing? Well for those who have not seen maids say, Michael Jordan, he word at an award show. It's sort of looks like straps for backpack. But there isn't any backpack. It's kind of like a cloth brace scoliosis chic. Don't know what this looks like go ahead and Google mail in harness or don't but. Yeah. Don't work and don't do it at home. Yeah. Just to. But as you say, Michael Jordan was the latest to wear this rock this look he had a floral Louis Vuitton harness that it was the thing that his mom used to use to carry them around at the mall. His baby Bjorn. All right here is your next Limerick. Our condiments rating will rich up with burgers or fries. It's still matched us red pearls in a jar. Like a sauce, caviar. We're getting some real fancy. Yes, catch you very good. He thinks of ketchup is being too easy to eat or not gelatinous enough. Well, find new Heinz ketchup, caviar that applies ketchup caviar. The eggs that come from the rare catch-up sturgeon. Actually, we're little weird ketchup filled sort of BB's labile globules. Yeah. Little Joe caps in if you offer game global. Yes, when you offer your dinner guests ketchup, caviar. They'll know their dining in a very classy home or that they're about to play their game of paintball ever. But also, isn't it like top of ketchup that nobody wants that film that grows the catch away that you usually don't want the best part very last bit of ketchup in the house, and then you'll take chip it off spelled caviar with the K. All right me one. Back with Colleen here is your final Limerick. This car rental gives be leery field having wet wipes. Clothes his at endearing deal. Hens at ten and to make some nasty germ, Stu. Yes. Cars really gross at the drive in. Yes. That's wheel. Friendlies fearing wheel when your own car are four times dirtier than public toilet seats. Which means it's time to remind everyone out there to always lift the seat when driving people spend lots of time in there. Sleeping and eating them. But thirty two percent of those vague admit, they really clean it. Well, one hundred percent of those people that by rarely they mean never. We winter such primitives that like every year scientists releases a study that points out that something that people touch all the time is really dirty, and we're all like, oh, I never suspected that. Of course, you right? Not the only thing about driving. That's filthy. How about gas? Pump handles twelve thousand times the germ load of a public toilet. That's why I always liked him out to when I'm near them. Bill. How did Kaleen do in our quiz telling just did very very, well, we call it three ago. Congratulations collie, they were hard. Support for NPR in the following. 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President Trump called his intelligence chiefs naive after they contradicted him on the dangers of blank. Oh, fast food. Iran. According to according to. Do we get the correct for? It's how we doing over here. You have to say before I. This week special counsel. Robert Muller said that hackers from blanks sensitive files to credit. Investigation. No, it was Russia in this case. All right sitting government in everything on Wednesday Foxconn significantly scaled back. Their plans to hire thirteen thousand factory workers in black hint. Airport. Wisconsin. This week the United Arab Emirates gender equality awards were won by blank. Man. Multiple man multiple war all of the one by men following criticism. Social media giant Wang shut down a particular app that paid twenty bucks a month and provided nearly limitless access to their data take. No, we're looking for Facebook. According to a new report released Thursday, nearly half of all adults in the US have some form of blank disease rain, no though, it seems that way it's cardiovascular oh three year old who was lost in the woods. For today's told his mom revive because he was taken care of by. His dot. No by. The answer is by a bear, every parent's sincerest hope child goes missing in the woods. Please. Let there be a bear nearby. Nobody saw the bear. But the three year old told rescue workers that bear hung out with them in the woods and kept him safe. Well that sounds airtight. It died. Every little the Scottish to hear this, especially the bare said this is the last time he waits until his wife gets home to eat dinner. Bill. How did Maeve do? They've got one right for two more points. And that's total of five which means you're tied for first place with that. Tubs fill in the blank on Wednesday. Lawmakers had their first meeting since we opening the government to discuss a blank deal. A funding DO government. But about what the wall security part of a big Monday. The Justice department unveiled charges against the Chinese telecom giant blank. Why we? Yeah. While way on Wednesday. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell railed against a Bill that would make blank a holiday oh election day after getting attack to that says seven rings Japanese singer Ariana GRANDE day discovered tattoo actually said blank, smell my neck. No, it said Japanese barbecue. After finding out that tattoo said Japanese barbecue and not seven rings grand got fixed. And now it says blank. Happen these sushi. No, it says Japanese BBQ finger heart. Point, colorado. Having trouble with his math homework ended up finding the answers to questions by blanket. Find the answers. Oh, I know he studied no. Thought you were a father of children. I know sometimes they do that. He got he got the answers to questions by calling nine one one. Didn't get him. Well, when the operator answered the boy said, hi, this isn't an emergency. But I'm ten years old, and I'm working my math homework right now. And I can't figure out what seventy one. Three thousand fifty two. So the kids said it wasn't an emergency. The operator, you know, still said police fired an ambulance to the boy's house in the hopes that at least one of those adults still remembered how to do division. They'll how did Tom Tom was rocketing right up there? He got three right? Oh, six points. Total of ten puts him in the lead, graduations. Three. All right. Aid to win three two win. All right here, we go Adam okay on Tuesday longtime Trump advisor blank pled not guilty allegations that he lied to investigators Roger stone right on Wednesday. The president of blank more into that a US invasion to remove him from power would lead to a war worse than Vietnam. Venezuela. Right. This week the settle reserve decided to leave blanks unchained interest rate right on Tuesday. 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It's so sweet and whimsical and Canadian America, of course, once people realized they weren't going anywhere for a while they'll laugh opened up their trunks and pull out their guns. Bill did Adam do well enough to win. Yes. Who? Well, seven out of eight you were so close to perfect fourteen more points. You have a total of nineteen just for the record in the big game in the sky. You're the winner. Just a minute. We're going to ask our panelists predict what are we going to find all this ice when it finally melts very special? Thanks once again to farmhouse tavern for bringing food very cool debt, weight reduction of NPR WBZ, Chicago and association with urgent checkup. Productions Doug Berman benevolent. Overlord Philip Goto limericks public address announcers, Paul Freedman house managers the green system. I Simon TRAN married Olea our interns, Rachel clever. Alex Miko on our web. 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Wait wait that's one. Eight hundred eight nine two four eight nine two four. Let's welcome our first listener contestant higher. Wait wait don't tell me. Hi my name is jen thompson. Jim where you calling from calling from arlington ellington yowling ellington arlington has spent a lot of time in belmont. I used to work that guy at at the church. That's across from the whole foods. It used to be a food mass. You give me. I'll tell you what used to be there all day long on. Yeah guide yeah. i'm sorry. is there anybody else here. Josh and i just going to do this walberg. He sounds like jennifer. What do you do their public. Health research researcher a public health researcher. That sounds both fascinating and very relevant. What exactly does that mean the for adverse events associated with prescription drugs and says that are already on market so you try to find out if anything bad is happening to people who are trying to get better. Oh i figured it out. Well jennifer welcome to our show. Let me introduce you to our panel. This week i It's a writer and co executive producer for jesus and mero and showtime as well as the host of the podcast. Make my day. It's stones own josh woman. Next his new stand up special pandemic warrior is available for streaming on peacock tv. His podcast is back to school with mazda. O'brien i gave away. It's mas job. Ronnie could be here. Peter and making her debut on our panel a comedian and writer for late. Night with seth meyers. It's karen g jennifer welcome to the show. You're gonna play. Who's bill this time bill. Curtis is going to read you three quotations from the week's news if you can correct the identifier explained two of them. You'll win our prize envoys from our show. You might choose your voicemail ready to go. I was born ready. Oh that's the attitude. All right here is your first quote. You can probably hug grandma again. That was the website arse technica summing-up new guidance from the. Cdc this week about what you can do after you. What you've been back needed exactly right. Cdc guidance can and can't do once we're vaccinated for example vaccinated grandparents can meet with their unvaccinated. Children vaccinated people can hang out with each other. It's all very exciting for grandparents everywhere. Kind of awkward. For harry and meghan once we're all vaccinated and everybody can get together and come on over. Can the cdc released guidelines that. Everybody has to leave my house at nine. Thirty are you. Are you guys excited to start seeing your did you see the website was our technica like ours. Latin latin mas. Don't get excited by artists arts. Here's the thing. I don't have any any living grandparents. So i feel like the. Cdc should assign me an old person to cast that excitement. It doesn't seem fair that you don't have like some overbearing person who's desert must be some old person without grandkids that i could pair up with like an old finn is that were. I am upset at the lot of conservative friends. There was a lot of conservative persians. In beverly hills. Who originally said the thing was a hoax. Really yes soon as it came out as soon as vaccine came out. They all pull this one of these like oh. I'm a medical worker. Yeah really have you own. A shoe store But you know once in a while. I give people bandaids that qualifies or whatever. It was well in new york where i live you can. If you're is over a certain number you're eligible based on obesity and the numbers like kind allow and now. I know what my big quarantine project has been. I didn't realize on getting fit for the vaccine. It's like it's like the end of the movie you don't know where the guy's been carrying the bullet the whole time and then right there were needs it all in my gut your the bullet. The bullet goes straight to my earns out. Turns out that new spare tire saved his life. Anyway your next quote. Is somebody defending himself and his relatives. Where very much Not the racist. Fem who's racist family was he defending the british royal family. The british royal family. Indeed there was more from blockbuster. Megan and harry view oprah this week as you heard prince william said of course. The royal family isn't racist. No they judge people on the content of their character and their bloodline going back at least ten generations. The american kennel club is less concerned with breeding than these people. This is true. I don't know if you know this shortly. After the interview the royal family's instagram feed started featuring pictures of prince charles with people of color. That's true of course they didn't really have any of those ready to go so they're just posted the negatives of the pictures they already had. Are you serious. Did they really start posting. Really did i just wanna let the royal family know that if they want you know another of color in their photos i'm available and i would love wait a minute. Wait a minute now. We've all we've spent the last two weeks talking about how miserable it was for megan markle to live in the royal family. And you're like no sign me up. I'm i'm your gals at your attitude. You still want to do. I'm specifically there for the instagram lakes. And then i'm getting married to anybody. I'm not living there. Yeah you're not. You're not trying to get a phd in the royal family. But you will appear on the brochure. I also think you can't say our family isn't racist right like that doesn't have to wait until someone else says that for that to like hold any water and that other person can't piers morgan now. The only one who's not on the defense and the royal family is prince andrew. Who's like yes we're racist. Let's focus on that. Prince andrew is like please focus on all the colonies the other islands. Not my saint james. All right here is your last quote. It's from white house. Spokesperson jen psaki and she was trying to defuse a scandal that unfolded this week. He was surprised by unfamiliar person and reacted in a way that resulted in a minor injury to the individual sake was putting a positive spin in the bloody crime. Committed by whom. I major biden by major biden. Biden's thog it's been accused. Cover up first. They said there was a biting incident. People like who could it be can't be the president. His teeth are only decorative might be people to judge. I know he's teething but then it came out. It was major biden the president stock but so many questions remain. Did he bite a secret service agent. How bad was it was major provoked it all. Boil down to what the president's dog. Naw and wended he not peter that one. That one was rough like i. I think they sent. They sent major back to delaware right. But i'm not going to be happy until he resigned from the board of that ukrainian energy company. This was like a serious incident because the president tried to cover it up by passing a nearly two trillion dollar relief. Bill just to distract everybody. You really was the most unnerving biting incident at the white house since every time. Trump tried to drink from a bottle of water. Bill how to jennifer doing our quiz. I hope she's glad that she came because she got a perfect score. Well congratulations jennifer. Thank you so much. And good luck in arlington. Thank you jennifer take care. Thanks you too right now panel some time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Karen a new study from harvard university psychologist finds that human beings are very very bad at knowing when to do what. Use the bathroom. No we're actually pretty good at that. Is this a problem. you've been having. Yeah i guess was just amazed they save it all up for you know one hour of the day. No not that okay. Human beings are really bad it knowing when to eat. No all i can say is that you live your life with a lot more freedom than i do things. You can choose what you're going to do them. It's too little freedom okay. Let me give you a hint. Well anyway let me tell you more about this dream. I had so much when you are allowed to quote martin luther king junior awful thing. I think i can understand why you're having such a hard time with this because it's been at least a year since you've been to a party that is true hint which means human beings are really really bad knowing when to stop doing telling a story. Yes oh people are really bad at knowing when they should just stop talking to the person they're talking to the study tested it by having people talk to each other and then asking them later when they wished that conversation had ended and it turns out that a given conversation on average lasts fifty percent longer than either participant wants it to the finding was called quote astounding by one researcher. Who has never been to a party. I wonder if they did this. Study with kids and their the kids would have been like as soon as he said. Let me tell you stop you guys. Had you must have had this experience. It's like talking to a stranger at usually at a party and you're talking to them and talking to them and you're like i really don't wanna be talking to this person anymore. It turns out according to this study. That person is very much likely saying the same. Think to himself or herself as you can say you know. Hey both of us would rather be someplace else. Am i right. new partisan. that's like getting the advice. Bears are exactly as afraid of you as you exactly. So don't confuse the two advice. Don't try to get out of a conversation at a partner by making yourself bigger punching in the it's not gonna help should climb a tree guests. See down just can't phase three school coming up. We are the champions in our bluff elicit game. One triple eight. Wait wait to play. 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Wait. don't tell me the npr news quiz. I'm bill curtis. we're playing this week with mazda. Ronnie karen and josh gunderman and hearing ensure host. You know him from well what. I introduced him ten minutes ago. Peter's able thank you bill right now. It's time to wait. Wait don't tell me to to the game. Call aaa wait. Wait to play our game on the air. Hi you are on wait wait. Don't tell me. Hey this is. Roy from oregon. How are you. i'm fine. roy how are you. I'm wonderful. it's sunny here. Which is a new thing for us. What do you do there. I'm the director of public relations. For lewis and clark college in portland lewis and clark college. I know it well. Have you guys been all remote this last year with your snow. Actually we've we've been in person with sort of hybrid options for for faculty and students. Oh yeah have you been on campus. Have you been at home. no. I've been questioning myself. I understand well roy. It's nice to have you on the show. You're going to play the game in which you must try to tell truth from fiction bill. What's roy's topic. Go sports now. Perfect being fan isn't just about the basic stuff like cheering in wearing team colors and slashing the tires of the other teams bust this week. We read about somebody who went above and beyond for their team. Our panelists are going to tell you about it. Pick the one who's telling the truth you'll want our prize the waiter of your choice on your voice. You're ready to play. I was born to play. First let's hear from josh gelman. We've all heard about basketball teams going on a hot streak but what about their fans. That's exactly what. Miami heat supporters milton morton martin and miguel all age. Seventy eight has done for years. The fort lauderdale residents chose to withhold their last names because they are all still practicing dermatologists but since the heat entered the nba in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight. This quartet had until recently enjoyed every road game by on the radio while sitting in a local steam room a tradition. They called a listen and then because of the advanced age of the foursome. A two and a half hour steam isn't just relaxing. It also dehydrates the man to the point of hallucination that does not unlike the experience of taking magic mushrooms it allows them to not only feel like they're at the game but as part of a singular consciousness playing games as well although their families suspected this point. Their excursions aren't as much about basketball at all. These guys just tripping there fully nude butts off. I saw the face of god and milton's chest hair said morton kind of proving that point now that they're fully vaccinated. The four friends are back at the bath. House cheering their team on and emblazoned across their newly printed custom. Towels is the name of their click. The miami humidity old men who fits to the heat in miami. Your next story of an extreme aficionado comes from karen. She greenwich park and eccentric. Eighty year old woman. Living in mill break california has been a fan of the melbourne shakers. Her whole life. The shakers are of course the legendary local foosball team and running champion of the northern california foosball leak but as you probably know foosball requires players to be right up next to each other and it's just not coverted safe so after months of missing the game. Greta took action. She purchased a local private park paid team of developers to create a soccer field size version of a foosball table. Complete with mannequins on long rods and now park host the game every weekend with actual human player standing far apart wearing masks running back and forth between giant knobs. They say quote. It's so nice to do this outside and quote. I like foosball. Better when it wasn't exercise greatest giant creation can only be described as the most dystopia soccer game. You've ever seen foosball. Fan creates a life size table so that it can be played with social distance. Your last of a sports super fan comes from mazda joe browning some fans show up early two games to watch their favorite players warm up other fans. Wait after the game in hopes of getting an autograph but one fan moved into the stadium. That's the story of tom. Garvey resident of a concession stand in left field at the vet stadium in philadelphia from nineteen seventy nine to nineteen eighty-one. Garvey was working as a parking supervisor when the pope visited the stadium and at the end of the day everybody was so tired and a little drunk. They just slipped in an empty concession. Stand the next day. One of his friends set to garvey. Oh man could you imagine if you could just stay here. All the time turns out he could. He furnished the stand slash apartment with furniture from an eagles player. Who was traded away and a carpet made of leftover astroturf from the field and moved in. He would have halftime parties with his buddies and after parties with the players sometimes he smoked dope and the dugouts roller skated around the empty concourse. After everybody had left his favorite thing to do though was wander out during a game late into the night in his bathrobe and a cup of coffee. Where did he get the coffee. People would ask. He never told okay. One of these the true story of extreme sports fandom. We read in the news this week. Was it from josh gondola. In the miami humidity four men who liked to get togethers fits in hallucinate. What listening to miami heat games from karen a woman who loved foosball so much you created a life sized table in park so they could play it while staying at a safe distance or from ause a man who loved the veteran stadium in philly so much he moved into it for three years. Which of these is the real story. We found in the news. I truly wish all of them to be true. Because i love all of them so much. But i'm gonna go with mazar brownies story. You're gonna go with mazda story of the guy who lived in veteran stadium all right well. We spoke to a person at the center of this story. An opportunity came up for me to live inside the stadium. And i did this for about two years and three months. That was thomas. Garvey the man who lived in veterans stadium on recently wrote a book secret apartment about his experience. Congratulations where you got it right. You're deployed is the voice of your choice on your voicemail. Amazing what an honor. Thank you so much for letting me play. The honor was ours. Thanks so much all right take care bye now the game where we like to hang out with people and ask them silly questions which apparently is being done more and more these days. Diesels nice and the kid. Moreau are two guys from bronx who i started joking around on twitter and then they got together for a podcast called the bodega boys which was basically the most fun street corner in the universe now. They are in the third season of their late. Night talk show jesus. In merrill on showtime they have a new book out god level knowledge darts in marrow. Welcome to way we were toss you. Yes you know. One of my first questions was are you guys like you are on the show in real life and i think i know the answer. Yeah a lot of people. A lot of people have this problem because sometimes we'll do a seven. Am talk show. Adm talk show and people are like. How could you possibly have this amount of energy. And the truth is it's a lot of cocaine. Did i get your origin story right. 'cause i mean you're you're rise was extremely rapid but my understanding is that started on twitter. You guys had twitter accounts and people were like great reconnection via twitter. It was like the craigslist. Is you on the train. You're wearing a blue hat. You were listening to french montana. Let's connect it's amazing that two people on twitter actually got along and created this thing because usually when you find someone that's opinionated you just start cussing each other out you know what we had similar opinions also. We both extremely hated our jobs at a time when it was all right for you to tweet verbatim how much you hated your job. So i created a whole that i worked with were just locking because it was like what's going on with your coworkers or people who co workers dating and miro was. Don't do the same thing. So we back going back and forth about who hates their job. More merrill what were you. What were you doing when all this started. I was working at a school at a junior high school that i attended showed it to junior high school. Seventeen standup eight is what is referred to in As a high needs school which means you might get stabbed If you're a member of the faculty so they was the only male paraprofessional in the schools. And i was like six feet tall so they put me in the class. I was just like oh. These are about asia outta here. And they're all in gangs so please just like how like the teacher not get a murked by them and We'll be fine. And i used to take thirty minute. Bathroom breaks and beyond go to the bathroom. And he's sitting there and tweet. And then i got caught by the principal and i made up this whole elaborate lie. About how pre writing tweets and sending them to my manager and having them out during the day and then it all came to an end when it was just like i was on the like the new york times like arts and culture section or something like that and the assistant principal walks in irish. Do john kelly he walks in. He's like the kid marrow while the kid is actually missed the martinez unit. To get your ass in the room. Because it's eight. Oh five well okay. I was like saying you're tweeting. You're blowing up on twitter. You're on the of like new york. Times arts section and his only reaction was you need to be in the classroom. I don't ever your time so you need to get over there. Because this their kid throwing a desk the authority figure marrow right now the adult anymore. Chen murrow you're the we're never gonna get your career but you went from the tweeting to the podcast to the show. Now you're on showtime so tom. I have been watching you guys for a while. You seem to really like each other is real or is it. Can you ever see do the boy band total soda put us together. I'll go even further like everything about the show with fake. Josh is not funny in real life. Josh's mean we like each other because we we started at the same just when we first started the podcast. We had the little metro card to get home so that our experiences we've had experiences that bond you for life we got banned from the vm. As because i sat on a pregnant. Kim kardashian and so fun like we still every day every now and then we'll look at each other laughing like we get paid to do this. This is wild okay. Couple of things. I want to go back circle back on. You sat on a pregnant. kim kardashian. at the vm. And so saying let me tell you this. So go to the vietnamese. Yeah this is the first time ever. We've ever been invited to anything like this in life. Not wait a minute before you before you start kita. We people don't know this the vm. As are open bar. We didn't know so. We thought we had a little convenience store. Are we just got liquor. So now we're at we're on. Were at the vm. Sauced up and we'd take the limo driver and people were so excited to be there and like you we it has dawned on. We're on tv as well doing. Vanessa hudgens joe. How does the honestly i mean. Oh that's rita ora. Whatever so we're just wondering around and we're bothering everybody you can see who are you to. Why are they talking to everybody. And we're not talking to them like hey. Do we work on a project together. we're going to. Hey jada smith. You're you're trying to court because you know we're a little out there little drug little missy. I see got to be like seven feet. Four tall russian guy talking down my god mirrow. You're like a little a little intoxicated. Everything is hazy. You don't really hear anything all i'm just like. Oh you try to fight my brother. So i see i see kind west and i'm like this is it. This is opportunity to get a photo with connie west. So i'm just like hey y'all y'all y'all big fan. You know what i'm saying like. Just keep talking like hoping my he's like do i do. I know you like whatever then like zandi from street fighter. Two days in front of me My friend you cannot come any closer to you but you boy had a little springsteen juice free i was. I got very bold. i'm saying and i grew to his high magically. Not client is water. Take your picture me. Jesus i wanna hear it so you just like come over here. So he knew he makes no effort to get out his crouch down to the photo so crossing down like back into a pregnant cardin pregnant. Kim who i did not realize she's tiny. She is tiny. Oh this so. Then i back into her crying as as loss and caught says the greatest call. I want this all my grave. So when i go home. She watch out for my wife dog racing and they banned you. They're like thanks for coming. Can't come back nuts these marrow. I have a feeling we really could talk to you all day. But we haven't business to do. We've asked you here to play a game that we're calling knowledge darts. Try vs darts. You've got a book out coke. God level knowledge darts. We thought we'd ask about real darts the game that we play for fun. The brits play seriously and everybody plays drunk so got an answer. Three questions actually do that. You want our prize. That's the voice of anyone. They might like on our show on the voice mail so bill who are diesel marrow plank for sarah long of new york new york now you go okay. Oh you re question. In the nineteen twenties. A researcher from johns hopkins made a revolutionary discovery. About the game of darts. What is it a an ancient cave. Painting in france is really a dartboard making it. The world's worst sport b- they discovered that men don't actually enjoy darts. They just enjoy explaining the rules of darts to women or see the drunker. You are the better you shoot. I wanna to say see. But i feel like a is probably correct. I mean in in my reality my real life. It's definitely for the purposes of this game. I'm gonna go with that. Put aside your instincts that you see. You're gonna go for a and we go to a break we're gonna you're gonna go for a we're going to go away and i tried to talk you out of it. See you are the better. You shoot darts yet is true because when you can get drunk and you do bowling you get better at bowling but all my ex girlfriends disagree all right. You got two more chances here this problem okay as you know in england darts hugely competitive sport very serious people watching tv and controversy. Hit the twenty eighteen grand slam of darts in england with both players in the final match accused. The other player of doing what a farseeing constantly to ruin the others game. Be muttering miss. Miss miss miss under their breath. Where seizing tiny motors on their darts to make them fly faster let me see what do you think of your own. I think we really blew it on the first question. We can't do it. I know for like the mo the more ridiculous answers the more rate. It is tempted to go with the party. I think flatulent going far to go with the far far too. of course it was farting third cemetery. Distracted one other. It'll take me two nights to lose this smell from my knows farting on purpose polio. Before well the the the accusation was he was doing that he was making it very hard to play because i was so distracted by the state and then the guy said look. I'll tell you you know me professional darts players look and act exactly as you would expect professional a vision every every tournament ends of. Oh to pick up my kids. I got this week at. Oh my god all right. You got one more question here so believe it or not. There is an enthusiastic population of blind darts player. Some of whom are pretty good. Okay britain in fact has a team entirely made up of blind players darts. What is the team name. A the three mice be we apologize in advance or see. The optimists optimus big. Mike monty python energy marrow. No i agree. You're right nail that bill. How did diese summarily with did get two out of three. That means they are winners. Right season three marrow's on showtime now. Their book is god level. Knowledge starts pieces than merrill. Thank you so much better awesome. Thank you don signing. Just a minute. Limericks are part complete breakfast called one aaa way to join us on the air. We'll be back in a minute with more weight. Don't tell me from mt support for npr and the following message come from better. Help offering online counseling better help therapists hassoo. Joe explains the importance of creating a safe space for therapy. I can't tell you how many times i've had clients that. Say that expression like. I've never told that to anybody. That's where my no of made some kind of momentous move with this person. They feel safe enough to expose that part of themselves and doing that together with somebody else can be very powerful to get matched with a counselor within forty eight hours and save ten percent. 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He has time to finish it okay. He's done peter sagaing. Thank you bill. Just a minute. Bill reveals his favourite cat from cats as rhyme. Tom tucker in our listener. Limerick challenge if you like to play. Give us a call one. Triple eight wait wait. That's one eight eight nine. Two four eight nine two four but right now panel some questions for you from the week's news mas. A woman in new york was surprised when she looked behind her bathroom mirror and found. What is it a camera. No that would be creepy. Can i get a hint. Yeah she's gonna need more furniture. Oh it's a bigger. It's it's another room it's another house. It's another apartment. That's exactly right in a new york. Woman felt cold air blowing out of your nearest be investigated and documented. The whole thing on tiktok. I you discover huge gaping hole which he decided to crawl through in the other side of the hull was a whole other vacant apartments score. Oh your apartment is a lot of closet space. My apartment has a lot of other apartment space if you if you watch the video. There's a moment where she's like. I have to go in. I have to go into this whole. And if you're wondering you're like don't go into that. Why would you do that other apartment. His best case scenario right. You crawl into a hole behind your mirror. You're praying it's other apartment just like rats cave portal to another dominion monsters. She really lucked out mas. Please listen to legendary newscaster bill. Kurtis fart bubis ours. Those are just a few of the words that may soon be banned from what game you said fart. Bubis and ours. That's what he's from. Is it from scrabble. Yes grabble the makers of scrabble say they will be removing series of offensive words causing some players to protest. But the real question is. Why would you even play bubis when bazaga is worth so many more points list offensive. Words include several british english. Words like wrinklies in guliyev. Neither of which we are going to google. But isn't booby okay. In the united kingdom means policemen. Ku booby-trapped or you know those are called bras zing mischievous so much more show not scrabble. Players and there is a very devoted international community of competitive scrabble players. Believe it or not and they're very upset by this. They don't like having words taken away. They think it's unnecessary. What they really want is a new offensive term just for scrabble. Something that scores a lot of points you jack quiz ouzghar like i m. I try to be very understanding about regulation in about new rules and new social mores going forward but as you read the story i did feel myself going right wing. You can pry my scrabble tiles from my cold dead hands if you could stop me from playing far coming up. It's lightning fill in the blank. But i it's the game. We have to listen to the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air caller leave a message at one. Triple eight wait wait. That's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four or click the contact us link on our website. Wait dot npr dot. Org also. Check out our wait. Wait instagram on instagram. Featuring the antics of our incredible intern. Emma i y k y k ama- promises me that means higher on wait wait. Don't tell me. I my name is lauren pot and i'm from long beach. California long beach california. I lived briefly in long beach in belmont shore. What do you do there. I'm tattoo artists. Oh how awesome. Yeah how many people are coming out of the pandemic or i guess. Approaching the end of the pandemic really wanting a tattoo hordes of them. I mean law. Yeah yeah i feel like with the vaccine p big time for needles so like people are like just you go get one and then you go right to the parlor. You're on a roll. He might as well well. Lauren welcome to the show. Bill curtis is gonna re three news related limericks with the last word or phrase missing from each if you can fill in that last word or phrase correctly into the limericks would be a winner you ready to play. I was born ready. I love this. I love the attitude. Here is your first limerick. My sheets are is chris as they get and there's no signs of bold as of yet before laundries complete. I just take out the sheets. And i'd make up my bed while they're wet. Yes went according to viral video onto tiktok which now with our life if you want your bench seats to be extra crisp. You should put them on. They're still wet. You'll get that clean hotel bed. Look with the feel of spooning with a dead body. The theory is you. Put your sheets in the dryer for about five minutes just five minutes and then you put your warm damp sheets in the bed to air dry the rest of the way that way when your friends compliment you an how crisp and clean your bed. Looks you say thank you. I wet the bed. This feels like a prank. That generation z. Is playing oh. We got drink. That kombucha stuff next. So so so i'm gonna take it out almost dry. Put out your wallets damp damp. Just it's at. I'm going to go ahead and put it on the bed with fit everything and i'm going to walk away for a few hours right and then you're gonna come back and it will have dried in lovely crisp clean feeling way. I'm gonna try this. Peter and if i get in that bed and it feels cold and wet all you look. It's not me it's the lady on tiktok. Do not tell me about. This is wild because my favorite part of laundries. When you're done and everything is drawing you just take mmediately. Throw it over yourself in your shower in warm clothing but do we all talk about your laundry. Laundry's clean and warm. Yes in the new. Pick it up and you throw it up ears lands on you yes kinda scrooge mcduck the laundry yes yes. Doesn't that mean you just through your clean laundry on the floor and now you need to wash it again well. My floors are impeccably center. Here is your next limerick as my belly's reach terminal. Girth i make playlists for all that i'm worth. Is i head into labor. It's cold play. I favor there the best group to help me give birth. Yes ed sheeran. The beatles in topping playlists that women play during childbirth is all according to a recent spotify analysis or rather birth canal asus. The list makes perfect sense. Crank up the coldplay and your baby is like okay. i'm outta here. Other artists on the list include elton john and adele. But come on it could be anything. The only purpose of listening to music drowned out your partners. Pathetic attempts to help you the number six most popular song that women listened to while giving birth is here comes the sun by the beatles closely followed by the beside and here comes the daughter it's twins. Papa was a rolling stone. it's all about the dad leafing. Maybe you were dr player. All right here is your last limerick once in cereal. Let's just inspect this too much sugar. That seems rather reckless. Those sweet crunchy flakes are my days first mistake. So instead i'll eat pizza for breakfast pizza for breakfast. According to an actual accredited. Nutritionist is a better breakfast option than most cereals. This is crazy. I always thought i was choosing the most nutritious breakfast option while eating my mini chocolate chip waffles with marshmallow cereal according to a nutritionist. Pizza has the same number of calories as a serving of cereal and milk. But it's much lower in sugar higher protein and it's nine hundred percent easier to eat while walking down the street drunk. This got a sting over at kellogg's we just got beat in health contest by the food. You have to dad with a napkin to get the grease off this. I feel like this is a wrap for zero right like once. You know that pizzas got it on every front. No one's ever been like googling like. Oh where's the best cereal in the city. Serial had with seeming better for you for physical. Nobody's ever arguing like yeah. The cereal for my city is much better than the cereal from yours like chicago. Chicago style. Serial. it's a great. It's just a pound of cheese with milk board on it. I would love if that was the fight between small suburbs. Big cities get like little town. Gets the best. You haven't had frosted flakes till you've had frosted flakes. Duluth no wait a minute. I happen to be from shaker heights offering a second to none. Are you kidding me. There's no flake it's all froth you ever have. Have you ever had thin crust frost. Bill how did lauren do. I want to see the tattoo for three zero lauren. Victory congratulations thank you. well done. You regret karen. Thanks so much for plane. Thank you bye this message comes from. Npr wise zandt. A one to one tutoring alternative to online classes. Where you can learn face to face online. Get help with tackling new subjects and career skills or just catching up. 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The governor of arkansas signed a near-total ban on blank abortion. Right on tuesday announced that it was barring foreign spectators attending the olympics. In blank japan. Tokyo to celebrate the triumph of the covid vaccine at confectioner in hungary has created blank cova shaped cookies. No chocolate easter bunnies holding chocolate hypodermic needles. According to a new report a new blank claims rose less than expected unemployment on monday workers at a blank warehouse in alabama open to vote on whether to unionize amazon right video though enviro this week to pigeons in an era except way we're caught blanking they were. They were mating but it looked like they were pushing a th. They're competing for eight but it looks like they're pushing them onto the subway tracks not josh. They were pushing onto the subway tracks. Don't give me that alibi. I don't care with those pigeon mob lawyers told you. But i'm actually so you. Josh have heard that what they've said now is no. They weren't trying to kill that third bird. It was really a meeting. Would you say if like a fight over meeting place. But that's i feel like that's worse dating as woman. If you're trying to get straight men there you have options but one of them may murder you. How did josh do in our quiz. He's hot tonight. Josh had seven right for fourteen. More points you down has sixteen those well done all right karen. You're up next phone. The blank karen on tuesday a sixth woman accused new york governor blank of inappropriate conduct. New york andrew cuomo yes. That's true on monday. Missouri senator blank became the latest republican to announce that they would not run for re election and twenty twenty. Two fry blake. Oh give it to your closest roy blunt. This week the white house ordered one hundred million more doses of the johnson and johnson. Blank vaccine right on. Thursday spacex launched another sixty blanks into orbit satellites. Yes men in. Florida was arrested this week after pulling out blank when police asked him for his. I d oh no no. That's happening because that was another florida man in the news and we decided not to that one here offending our new young friend karen. We didn't want to give her the wrong idea about what can show this was. We'll just go for the guy who pulled out his bag of quote dank gumy's on thursday officials in russia and china announced joint plans to build a research station on the blank. The moon the moon on tuesday was announced that former first lady blank would be inducted into the national women's hall of fame. Michelle obama yes. This week is zoo in china faced back after visitors notice that the wolf in their enclosure was blank. Dead knows actually dog. There are a lot of dogs you could pass off. As wolves hunting malamute's there is a breed that is literally called wolf dog but for some reason these china decided to use a rottweiler zoo. Quickly explain the dog was only temporary placement. The wolford died and they directed angry. Visitors to the zoo's world-famous pigeon exhibit. I mean penguin exhibit penguin exhibit. How did karen doing our quiz well as a rookie. She's doing terrific. Karen had six right for twelve more points. Total of fourteen bucks. Josh still has the league with sixteen. How many does mas need to win this thing. Seven to win all right mars. I don't know about this. But i'll give it a shot here we go. This is for the game. Fill in the blank on monday. The r. n. c. rejected a cease and desist order from blank demanding. They stop using his image in their fundraising trump. Yes on wednesday. The senate confirmed blank. Our new attorney general garland right this week. Brazil overtook the us as the nation with the most blank cases corona virus. Right tuesday judge ruled that the so called cunanan shaman involved in the attack on the blank must remain in jail until his trial. Oh on the capital right on thursday. A judge reinstated an additional third degree murder charge for derek chauvin. The officer accused of killing blank. George floyd yes on wednesday lawmakers in mexico approved a bill to legalize blank method. You wanna right took this week police. In washington state recovered a foreigner pound slide that had been stolen from a playground by a man who had taken it. and then blanked he. He set up a waterpark. Know he attached it to his kids bunk bed giant playground. Slide was missing for over two months before an anonymous tip led them to the man's home where they founded attached to his sons bunk bed. Demand was rested but as they drove him away. You could hear from the back of the cop car we. I'm the national darts champion. Bill did mazda to win. He did very well six right for twelve. More points tuttle. Fifteen that means with sixteen. Josh is the weeks champion. John thank you. I feel good. Just an honor again to play with mas and karen sweden. In just a minute. We're gonna ask our panelists who predict what will be the next bit of guidance for life that we get from the cdc wait wait. Don't tell me sir. Production of npr wbz chicago and association. Urgent haircut productions. Doug berman benevolent overlord. Philip go red sauce lyrics. Are public address. Announcers paul freedman. Her house manager his janika donor. Intern is emma choi. Our web guru is beth novi. Bj have composer program is produced by jennifer mills milestone boss and lillian king hour. Bodega boy is peter. Gwen technical directions from lorna. Whiter business and ops managers colin miller production managers robert newhouse our senior producers chile and the executive producer of wait. Wait don't tell me. is mike danforth now panel. What will be the next piece of life advice. We get from the cdc josh gondal. Even if you're eating an apple a day you should probably still get yearly physical karen when you're walking through an entrance exit. Please don't hold a door open for the next person. If they're more than six feet. Five mas job running the cdc will tell us that you actually can pick. Your friends knows that happened boy. We're gonna ask you a ballot on. Wait wait don't tell me thank you. Bill kurtis thanks also to josh gondola. Giovanni and karen cheat thanks to all of you for listening. I'm peter segal and we will see you next week This is npr. This message comes from npr sponsor capital one welcome to banking reimagined capital. One checking and savings accounts have no fees or minimum and top-rated banking app. That lets you manage your money anytime. Anywhere capital one. Na member fdic.

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"This message comes from NPR sponsor Comcast. Comcast values your time. That's why you can schedule to our appointment windows, including nights and weekends that way. You can spend more time doing what you love. Comcast working to make things. Simple easy. And awesome. From NPR WBZ, Chicago. This is wait. Wait, don't tell me the NPR news quiz. Hey thanos. Forget the Infinity stones listened to my Infinity tone. I'm Bill Curtis. And here is your host at the chase Bank auditorium in downtown Chicago. Peter sagaing. Be the maid of today. Later on. We're going to be talking to Laird Hamilton, legendary surfer fitness model lifestyle and exercise guru, basically his job is to be cooler than you. But first we wanted to commemorate the third anniversary of one of the greatest events in NPR history on April twenty eighth two thousand sixteen on take your child to work day. A child reached out on a door little finger pushed a button and took NPR off the air. During morning edition, it sounded a little bit like this. Jeffrey Katzenberg will stay behind her dream works to work on. That silence. Lasted for seventy three seconds. Which is a period of time that we in the radio business. Call four ever. But due to the popular response to this event. NPR has created the new corporate holiday, which we celebrated this past week. Leave your damn child at home. Anyway, we really want to hear your voice. So give us a call the numbers one triple eight, wait, wait that's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four now. Let's welcome. Our first listener contestant. Hi, you're on. Wait. Wait, don't tell me. How how are you? I'm good. Who's this? This is me Yuki from irvington, you York Irving to New York. So what do you do there in irvington? I'm a musician. Are you ruling? And I do you make your living doing that? Because I know that's hard to do. Well, you know, making living sort of the kind of a big stretch. Welcome to the show me. Yuki let me introduce you to our panel. I up a comedian currently on tour with Dana Gould in the show with two heads info at Dana, Gould dot com. It's Bob cat Gulf. Wait. The host of the daily podcast TB L in the public radio variety show livewire which will be back at the Berta rose theater in Portland on may sixteenth. It's look Burbank. They're saying to you and finally a comedian, you can see in Santa Rosa, California may eighteenth at the Luther Burbank center for the arts and in Saint Paul Minnesota on June, seventh at the FitzGerald theater. You can hear her on the podcast. Nobody listens to Paula Poundstone. It's Paula Poundstone. Yuki welcome to the show. You know, how this works? You're gonna play who's Bill this time Bill Kurtis right here. It's going to recreate for you three quotations from the week's news your job correctly, identify explained to of them do that you win our prize. The voice of anyone you may like from our show on your voicemail ready to play. I am. Indeed. All right. Your I quote is a pronouncement from the president of the United States. Welcome to the race. Sleepy. Joe? That was the president in his own way, welcoming somebody who finally announced he was running for president. Who is it? Mr. Joe by Joe Biden. After just flirting with a presidential run. You know, coming up behind it rubbing shoulders. Joe Biden announced on Thursday. He's entering a race. With eight declared women candidates at a time when Democrats are obsessed with rampant sexism and the opening line of his announcement E mail was quote America is an idea based on a founding principle. All men are created equal now in so many ways vice president Biden just still has the touch. He made his announcement via video of which he said, you know, when I was a kid we used to call these talkies. And he presented himself sort of as an everyman candidate. It doesn't matter what race age gender or sexuality. You are Joe Biden wants to smell your hair. Did you see the non endorsement that Obama released? Do it was just like I hear my good friend. Joe Biden wants to be president. He was really noncommittal. It was like it was lake if your friend asked you to come over to like their candle party, right? Like, you have to go, but you really wanna leave with a maximum of two candles will the problem is. I mean, his connection to Obama is his primary selling point. He was of course, Obama's vice president for eight years and people still like Obama the Democratic Party. So people might vote for him. This is his theory people will vote for him for the same reason, you invite somebody you don't really like to your party because you hope you'll bring his hut. Friend is interesting. It turns out that of course, Joe Biden like a mayor Pete put a judge is a millennial and Biden's case it's because he is a thousand years old. If you take the age of his hair plugs and the age of his teeth. The average of his body parts is like thirty seven hundred. It's just so many. I'm thinking, maybe I don't know maybe the runoff should be like red Rover and Rover. Or maybe maybe something more akin to the hunger games, armed them. All right. You're next quote is from game show legend, Ken Jennings. I don't feel like ended up credit for making small sensible wages, which helped the show with its prize Budgets, Mr Jennings was responding to the historic winning run of James holes. Our the current champion of what game show. Jeopardy. Yes. Jeopardy. Everybody's calling James holes. Hauer a genius his crazy method. Go for the questions worth the most money. Right. So instead of choosing the first one that our topic like one hundred bucks to the one of the bottom. It's five hundred bucks. His genius strategy is basically the same one as Steph Curry's do the thing that gets more points. You know, I was on jeopardy once I played for a charity and my charity head to give money back to jeopardy. They had to throw out some orphans from the shelter because you had taken money from them trips were taken away from ailing children. I was on a game show Australia where I just I was tanking. So I just started slapping the other people's buzzer. Yeah. I could see on camera or not. And I would just hit the other person. Sofi. He keeps hitting my buzzer. Haiti? You're gonna lose just lose don't drag me into. Am I the only panelist who has not been on the game show? I have sometimes gotten home early and watched jeopardy, but then rewound it on the DVR. And then re watched it with my wife. So I seem like really smart. What's crazy is people are criticizing this guy because he's too good. He's taking all the fun out of jeopardy. He's just going to win. He's showing off. And the Dave is biggest win. He calculated out the right wager. So that his total when he won was attributed to his daughter's birthday. Bidder. Nerds watching him said, oh, great. He had sex wants to. Aren't yuki. Here is your last, quote, you'd be well of guys to manage your expectations and give it its three hour, plus Runtime your fluid intake that was NPR's own Glen Weldon giving some advice to people going to see what big movie this weekend. Going to see the avengers endgame even got the chapter title, right? Yes. The game. You might remember at the end of last year's vendors Infinity war half, the superheroes. Dried up and blew away the sequel, which takes place five years later is about the survivors coping with the fact that superhero dust is highly allergenic. Though. So this is the film that finally brings all the beloved comic characters together iron man, captain America, Spiderman the hulk Snoopy Garfield. Guy from the Mr. Yuk stickers and the cast of family circus. They'll be able to find the little one because you'll see a little broken line. He jumped over the swings. The person who defeats Santos is the ghost of grandpa awesome. Are you guys excited to see this only if it starts with snorting the other? He's doing mad line. Two lines of Spiderman mirrors. I really became powder. All right. I will tell you this this thing. This is actually true that there is an because the movie is so long as you heard some people are concerned about when you can take a bathroom break there's known emission. So there is an app that you can download in your phone, and you press the button when the movie starts in it will alert you at good times to go to the bathroom. Now, I have a new reason to hate other people in the movie theater, right? So people are messing around with their phones. While you're trying to watch a movie exam with we've already been discouraging this for years and courage now, they're encouraging it exactly exactly what pissed fan Asaf. I know this is what he had to kill us. You're looking at your phone in the movie theater. Half of you must owed. If you're in them in the movie, you're an actor in it. And then you're seeing comes up and says, hey, now's a good time. Heartening to see. How did you keep do on our quiz Lieke cut his way through our questions like vendor three? Oh, congratulations. Thank you. Daban? Right now, a panel turn to answer some questions about this week's news, Paula we've got a bargain for animal lovers. Like, you a rare bird called a cassowaries is being auctioned off in Florida, the ASI birds previous owner no longer can care for the bird. Why because killed that's exactly right. Castaway is a flightless, but apparently not murder less bird. It was described by the Florida medical examiner. And this is real is having quote, no sense of humor. Killed its owner two weeks ago. There were no witnesses. But neighbors reported hearing the bird saying safe flightless again, I freakin Daria. Now, you probably don't know what a cast where he looks like a victory. Imagine a slightly smaller version ostrich, but this one can jump up to seven feet in the air. It has a four inch long razor sharp talent on each claw. My buries its head in the sand. It comes back holding a gun. They say despite everything the category where we will make a great pet. Yeah. For a while. Mother's day's coming up. That's true. Right. Coming up its infrastructure week finally left listener game called triple eight. Wait, wait to play. We'll be back in a minute. With more of don't tell me from NPR. Support for this podcast. And the following message comes from zoom. When you can't be there in person zoom zoom is used by millions to connect face to face across town or around the world share files. Video anything in connect through any device, desktop laptop tablet smartphone or conference room system. 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I am a event planner and a stay at home. Mom. I have an eleven year old and three and a half year old triplets. Wow. Reaction allot. Urine event planner professionally so that people expect that your kids birthday parties are just going to be absolutely fabulous like caterers and elephants and stuff like that. Sure. Hope not I'm the cheapest mom there is. Liz, it's great to have you with us. You're gonna play our game in which you must try to tell truth from fiction. What's the topic Bill are crumbling infrastructure to the rescue isn't a terrible when you want to jump off a bridge 'cause you're depressed about our nation's infrastructure. But you can't find a bridge that safe enough this week, though, bad infrastructure, d- did good or panelists or go. Tell you about it pick the one who's telling you the truth and you'll win our prize the waiter of your choice on your voicemail. Are you ready to play Lacey at first let's hear from Luke Burbank. Mcmasters dam located on the Columbia River near you Mattila, Oregon has certainly seen better days a series of cracks and fissures that were years overdue for repair ruptured last month, creating one long horizontal gash in the dam through which a steady wave of water has been gushing day and night. It's been called a catastrophe by the army corps of engineers, a disaster by local farmers and totally epic by surfer magazine recently declared the wave the. Sickest surf spot in America. Because it turns out the gushing water forms a perfectly to Blake barrel of water that has become the destination for serious surfers from around the world people like twenty four year old Jason Bradford from Vallejo, California who tried to describe the wave to a confused Wall Street Journal reporter bra it's like you got the best barrels ever, dude, you just drop in and what how you smack lip and you get pitted. So pitted, you know. The reporter did not know. But eventually got to his real question. Asking Bradford if he felt nervous surfing in front of a dam that could burst at any moment and barium under one point three million acre feet of water Bradford responded by pulling a shirt and exposing Hacun Matata tattoo. Demeans no worries for the rest of your days. He added without irony. The town of Mattila is enjoying a surgeon tourism and actually sees as a long-term boon to the local economy since once the dam does burst. The three local funeral homes will be doing brisk business dealing with Chason and his buddies for the foreseeable future. Surfers taking advantage of leaking dam on the Columbia River, your next story from the bridge and tunnel crowd comes from Paula Poundstone paramedics in Omaha Nebraska, where rushing a man to the hospital fearing for his life. His heart was racing two hundred beats a minute, which could mean imminent, heart attack, or heart failure. Then fortunately for him the ambulance hit a pothole, which jolted the patient so hard his heart regained its normal rhythm, doctor Andrew gold swag of the Nebraska medicine health network said of the man's condition. Quote, one way to treat that is with an electrical shock classically. You'll see it on television, the paddles clear, and the big jolt turns out, you can do that with a pothole. When news of this gets out. Philadelphia's historic cobblestone paved streets will be jammed with cars filled with drivers and passengers with racing hearts, this heart. Healing pothole bounce maye frame any move towards an infrastructure Bill as an assault on healthcare interest on the other hand it could lead to ban loads of cardiologists secretly filling potholes in the dead of night. A pothole in Omaha saves a man's life. When his ambulance hits it and fixes his heart rate, your last Dory of decay being okay comes from Bob cat, go. Please the tiny town of cresco is enduring what might be legitimately called politely. Poop storm. Because of recent massive flooding, the century old sewer system has been overwhelmed and the drains are acting in reverse causing town wine crept testify. Homeowners if strolled into the bathrooms and discovered that their sinks baths toilets have become Balaj like dancing phones of waste. A petition has already gathered twelve hundred signatures almost half the population to change the town's motto to cresco, Iowa even worse than before. One resident who will not be signing. The petition though is Tanya IDO who says the situation is a miracle quote, like Jesus own septic tank backing up she walked into a bathroom this week to find her long lost engagement ring head appeared right there on the floor. I can only hope it came from the sink. She said. One of these three things happened isn't because of failing damn a small town in the Columbia River is now a tourist spot being overwhelmed with happy surfers, that's from Luke. From paula. A pothole saves a man's life. Is the ambulance hits it and fixes his heart rate or from Bob cat. A poop storm in Iowa. Miraculously returns a woman's wedding ring from the depths, which of these are the real story of an infrastructure failure being a success. I love Paula, and I'm gonna go with her story of the pothole you're going to policy of the pothole in Omaha. Three correct answer. We spoke to a reporter who covered the real story while route to the hospital, they hit a pothole and the jolt returned patient heart rate back to normal. There you go. The Omaha world herald. Graduations lacy. You got it. Right. Urine. Two point for Paul. Of course, you have one hour prize. The voice of your choice on your voicemail. Thank you so much for playing Gadgil nations. Thank you so much. Thank you, take care. Another game. We're talented people are confronted with a challenge that requires no talent at all. It's not my job Laird Hamilton is the most famous surfer who's never wanna surfing competition, and he's never won one because he's never entered one. Instead, he spends his time doing remarkable things like setting the record for the biggest wave ever surfed. He has a new book out called life writer. We are pleased to welcome him now Laird Hamilton, welcome to wait. Wait, don't tell. One of the check that too. Because if some when somebody said your name is, of course, Laird Hamilton the champion surfer. But it turns out am I right that you've never actually entered a surfing competition. Served in a couple when I was a kid when there was a t shirt for the prize. But as soon as the money came into it seemed like that change, the dynamics and I I opted to not participate. We understand that. It's not surprising. You've spent your life on the water because you were actually born in water. Well, that's why was born in using a Ba'athist fear which was actually like almost like a hairdressers vacuum that went over my mother's stomach and relieved the pressure on the on the abdomen. So I wasn't birth in a tub, but I did have a unique birthing process as put it that way. Do you think that ended up sort of steering the course of your life? I would like to say it didn't affect me. But other people disagree. I'm so basic question. What is your job Laird Hamilton? I would see he knew baiter I like innovation, and, you know, I mean, I made a career as an happily I've subsidized my surfing with a lot of different things. When you serve like for a living who pays you. Sponsors. How do they know to do that? I mean, your guy with a surfboard, and you go to the beach, and there's a wave and your surf it. And then somebody runs over and gives you a check. No, you're you write a giant wave. So we kick the pitcher they put it on the cover of National Geographic. And then and then a company says, you know, we'd love to give you some money in and try to get on national gear up again. I just wanna make make it clear to everybody else that actually happened. Right. Yes. What do you think in your estimate is sort of the craziest or riskiest or maybe even most foolish thing you've ever done because you wanted to? There's a long list. We don't have enough time. But you know, I've done some crazy Pavel's between islands I have. From course, it good to Italy one time, and and we were kind of lost at night palling around in the middle of the Mediterranean. You know, I've had some other I've been in Russia, and I felt through glacier when I was helicopter snowboarding in military helicopters. And I mean, I hold on to you too. You gotta ride on a Russian military helicopter to glacier in Russia. And then you went snowboarding down the glacier, but we I fell in fell through corners. At one point. We we've been writing most of the Dan I was hiking behind one of my partners, and I fell through this a coroner's that have been in the wrong, you know, a couple of feet over. I might not be you know, on this phone call. So I was at hard to get the Russian military to let you do that. Or they're like layered ham. Love your shorts. Anything about layer. It was more like, you know, money for. And there's a couple of goals in, you know, in in in in the bird, and you know, he's still got in. There was a pilot. He was whining. Paid with vodka. A very low bar. It's refreshing the here in American that has no problem meeting that the Russians helped him. Yeah. So one of those instances, you're you've fallen through glacier, and you're in a big hole in the ice. Or you are somewhere between Corsica on Italy on a urine a paddleboard or a surfboard on that. Standing there on a board in the middle of the ocean. It's dark, you don't know where you are. Everyone a point where you said, oh, man, I screwed this up now or do you just not ever like losing? Really? Really like, oh, man. More than once. Yeah. I think you kind of good at it. Actually, you're like oh again. I hope I make out of this one. You're somebody other people admire so much, and I'm just wondering if you ever found yourself in a moment going man, I wish I'd become a CPA like mom wanted. Never. Crazy. Snowboard glaciers, but the most terrifying thing is being a CPA. I understand that one of the things that you're doing is you have a really rigorous. I don't know. It's exercise program is not sufficient, right? It's kind of a training program. You offer to people. Experience. Call the next PT which kind of stands for exploring performance training, but it really is a lifestyle program, and it's it's really about recovery move and breathe accurate. This is but somebody told me, oh, yes, that's the Purdham where you have to go underwater and lift weights while holding your breath. There is there. His dad part. So that's part of the recap. There were covered. Recovery and not not just killing you like a normal way program might make you go into a gym and lift weights. But you because you're more generous to people makes them go into water. If you're use the wage to hold us down, and we do a lot of explosive jumping. Prevent us. The weights to hold you down in the bottom of the pool. How many clients have you lost? None that we know of. But I have. In the pool today. Well, Laird Hamilton, it is a pleasure to talk to you. We've invited you here today to play a game. We're calling championship channel surfing you, of course, big wave surfer. But from everything we know you're probably not very good at America's favorite kind of surfing channel surfing. We're gonna ask you three questions about terrible moments in television history. If you answer three questions correctly, you'll win a prize for one of our listeners the voice of their choice on their answering machine. Bill who is Laird Hamilton playing for Evan Hansen of Princeton, New Jersey, and they've got a big surf scene there. So I'm sure he's. All right here, we go. First question. There was once a failed cable channel called Genesis storytime. Didn't last very long. It was created just for kids. What programming did Genesis storytime offer? Was it a it reenacted other cable TV shows like the sopranos and homeland, but with puppets and clean language. Be. It was just a series of still images of pages from children's books. So that apparent could sit and read the TV to their kid or see it purported to teach kids, quote, real life skills such as asking people out on dates and cures for hangovers. Beat beat. You're right layered. You mailed that? Carried it on there'd be a page of kids picture book, you'd read the page and after a short period of time, it's which to the next page read that page didn't last long. All right next. Yeah. True. They have those you don't have to plug them in next question. There are some shows that have come and gone very very quickly as in which of these which of these shows appeared only to disappear almost instantly. A FOX's who's your daddy a game show in which an adult who've been given up for adoption guesses, which of the twenty five men on the set is their father. Being PBS is trigonometry teaching educational comedy show. Co seinfeld. Or C NBC's crossover experiment law and order and Frazier. I have to go be again, the trigonometry teaching educational comedy show, co Seinfeld. What's the deal with high? No, you're going to course. All true. If you guessed, right. You got one hundred thousand dollars at which point your dad, suddenly took it interest in you again. All right last question. If you if you sit there and channel surf long enough, you'll end up on the home shopping channel. That can make sometimes for unexpectedly memorable viewing which of these actually happened on the home shopping channel was a after a host wacked the blade of a samurai sword on the counter to strength the blade snapped. And stabbed him in the chest. Be man showed a photo of a moth taken by the camera. He was selling, but then for full minute- referred to the moth as a horse or see a woman selling jumper cables decided to show what happens when you switch the cables and the car battery setting the battery on fire. I just I I'm excited. I'm sam. You're right. But then again, all of them, really happen. General. I don't like they could've. But somehow I just kinda like this. Yeah. Me too. I have to him. Out of out of the three of them. That's the one that I would be most likely to do so. Yeah. Bill how to learn Hamilton doing? All right. Lizard Hamilton is a legend of surfing, and many many other things his new book life writer is out now Laird Hamilton. Thank you so much for joining us. I'm wait. Wait, don't tell me a pleasure to start. Just a minute Bill ties the knot and brings all his baggage in the listener Limerick challenge. Call one triple eight wait way to join us on the air. We'll be back in a minute with more weight. We don't tell me from NPR. We'd like to thank our sponsor who brings you. This message discovered who alert you if they find your social security number on any one of thousands of risky websites. Discover believes there are some things that you just need to know. It's just another way. Discover looks out for you, not just your account and best of all social security alerts are free for discover card members. All you have to sign up online. Learn more at discover dot com slash free alerts. Limitations apply. Hey there. It's Joshua Johnson. The host of one a often the news is full of hot takes snappy comebacks. But on the Friday news roundup, we take the time to go deep with guests. Who know the big stories inside out catch the Friday news round up in the one eight podcast on the NPR app or wherever you get your podcasts. Prevent VR and WBZ Chicago. This is wait. Wait, don't tell me the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Curtis. We're playing this week with Bata Poundstone. Bob cat goal Thwaite and Luke Burbank and here again is your host that the chase Bank auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter say say. Is recalling your rhyme main lettuce in our listener Limerick challenge. If you'd like to play give us a call at one triple eight, wait that's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four right now a panel. We have some more questions for you from the week's news. Bob cat in response to a recent incident. Lawyers in the UK are scrambling to figure out whether or not it's legal to deny someone housing based on their what smell. No. Wait, no, not their weight. The you're on the right track. Because in fact, somebody was denied housing I'm gonna say it again. But when more confidence their weight. Physical thing nut quite I'll give you a hint. It's like it. May it does make sense because Lieber is never pay their rent. Oh into the strategy. Right. That's the answer is it legal to deny someone housing because of their actual logical. Sign is the question that was happening. It happened. A woman responded to a potential roommate and rejected or saying quote, her main concern is that your Capra corn. But so she still wanted to live with this person. Well, apparently the woman had such a cap record move, really? Joe stubborn and argumentative. It'd be like a year nutball. Wait a minute before you get upset. It would be great. If that's what discrimination was no jugglers. Welcome here. People who clap after planes land need, not apply. That's a pretty solid one. Courts are going to side with you on that one. Bob cat hooters has long been known for the waitresses and tight shirts and hot pants, but they're now looking to extend their brand they've opened a new chain of restaurants Pacific designed for whom for Mormons. Needs. I I have no idea. It's like it's like you go there, and you say, that's right. Timmy, it's a sound and owl makes and nothing else. Hooters, but for. Trying to wear clean. But you can that's the point. I know I'm trying to clean. I'm you. Bring your kids. And so yes, you just said it's worth hooters for families. It's called hoots. So who is the restaurant is usually known as a great place for very sad. Dads to stress eat while sitting near boobs starting a new family restaurant chain called hoots and done a very good job. They've even removed the nipples from the two of the sign it's not necessary. I used to take my kids to hooters for mother's day. Mother's day. Behold hooters thing it's just like I wanna objectify women. But I don't wanna go to a strip club because those are dirty. Strip club with training wheels. Pretty much pretty much. So this is the basically get your kids used to the overall hooters invited. Then they when they're of age will feel very at a full, basically, they're trying. So hooters is staying true to its menu serving up wings and burgers with the emphasis on breasts will be shifted away from leering at them and towards nursing infants in fact, menu offers three kinds of milk, chocolate two percent and prepared table side. Coming up. It's lightning fill in the blank. But I the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air called really of a message at one triple eight, wait, wait that's one eight eight nine two four eight nine two four click the contact us Lincoln our website. Wait, wait, NPR dot org. 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It is the Paris of Ohio the couple chose to get married at the southwest baggage claim because they met their twelve years earlier and southwest termed. By this promised any day now that their bags will show. That's true. What is true is that southwest donated airline snacks for the reception, and is treat even let the bride and groom have a full can of soda. Sadly, however because they checked in late they weren't able to stand next to each other. All right. So here is your limit the collapsible screen. I'm remolding. Now, the shards of my phone. I'm beholding this phone isn't smart because it just breaks apart like a map, it just can't handle folding. Yes. Samsung. Delaying release of it's highly anticipated galaxy fold phone which has a foldable screen now. It's true. The screen has a tendency to break, but it only happens if you fold it. Breaks by the way, in the bad way, where your screen doesn't work and not in the good way. We get to smaller phones, you can share with a friend like a kit, Kat the phone was expected to retail for two thousand dollars. You may be thinking wait isn't that just really an expensive flip phone? No. Because flip phones work. They were the folks and the. Exploding phone. So I'm just wondering I is this the same engineer. Like, what do you got? I know the exploding phone that was that was on me, my bad folding phones that break, boom. Here is your last Limerick Iran from the gym for a quick snack. I skipped crunches, but doctors can fix that. I've neglected my ads, but there's no excess flab because surgeon is sculpting, my six pack. Yes. Very good. This. That's good. This week. The American society of plastic surgeons unveiled a new technique called abdominal etching where they scope your belly fat into a six pack. Finally, a simple painless way to get rock soft apps. Procedure requires multiple follow up visits and for the patient to where foam dressings on their stomach for weeks to keep the etchings in place till they set. So if you think type course, it pressing into your belly fat for weeks is better than going to the gym. You're right. It really. Have you seen the photo of what this looks like it's terrible very convincing setting. Yeah. Imagine a six pack, but all the muscles are just little packets of fat. Yeah. Wait till layered. Find out he could have done that. Bill. How did you do in our quiz is good three and? Thank you. Support for NPR and the following message comes from Panera bread here with your breakfast. Wakeup call at Pinera breakfast to go no longer means to settle try their new maple glazed bacon, scrambled egg and cheese. Breakfast rap and pair it with a new Maddock Askar vanilla cold group. 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Bill, can you give us the score leads the pack with three and Paula and Luke each to we flipped a coin. And Paula has elected to go second. That means Luke you are up first. Here we go clock will start running to begin your first question fill in the blank on Tuesday. The White House told officials not to comply with subpoenas from blank house. Democrats Monday Nancy Pelosi said there were no immediate plans to start blank proceedings and peach right this week Kim Jong Hoon held his first summit with Russian president blank Putin right on Sunday, the F B I arrested, the leader of a right wing militia who detained blanks in New Mexico would be immigrant right on Wednesday. The World Health Organization said that kids under two shouldn't spend any time with blanks antibac- Sers with screen. On Sunday on Sunday the Queen of blank celebrated her ninety third birthday England, right? This week the president of Liberia decided to work from home after being informed that his office was Blang full of loose snake? Exactly. Right. Lou. Snakes. AM snakes either after snakes were reported emerging from holes in the president's office building the president announced he'd be telecommuting vastly exceeding my own standards for deciding to work from home these snakes commented. Oh, he's at home. Good. We'll be right over Bill. How did Luke doing very very well six, right? Twelve points. Total of fourteen way out front. There you go. All right. Taller. You're up next on Tuesday, the IRS failed to hand over blanks. Tax documents before a congressional deadline Trump right after the release of the mullahs report. A house panel issued is a peanut for former White House counsel blank Mcgann right on again. According to a new U N report one million species face blank, thanks to human activity extinction. Right. This week a movie theater and Tennessee sparked controversy when it removed the movie hell boy from its marquee and replaced it with blank heaven girl. No boy, Mike on Sunday. It was revealed that nearly one hundred runners from China had falsified their times to get into the blank marathon, Boston, right? This week both Rite Aid. Walgreens, raise the minimum age to buy blanks to twenty one cigarette. Right. Airbnb listing for rental in Scotland is booked years in advance despite the fact that renters required to blank while. Staying there booked years in advance. They're required to hold their breath weather, stay there. No. They're required to work at a bookstore from nine to five. If your idea of the perfect vacation is working retail, eight hours a day in a room filled with cat, dander. Check out the open book Airbnb rental in Scotland includes two bedrooms a bathroom and fully operational bookstore. You need to manage while staying there. If you're interested but can't afford the trip to Scotland you can probably book a room at a motel six next to an Amazon distribution center. I would go work in a bookstore, you'd be paying to do it. You realize it doesn't matter. Plugged your literary spirit. I I work for NPR. How did politics on our quiz each five? Right. Ten more points twelve trailing. Luke, of course, by two. All right. And how many than does? Bob cat need to win six to win. Okay. Bob cat. This is the game fill in the blank following the bombings on Easter weekend. The defense minister of blank resigned on Thursday. She right on Tuesday. The first criminal charges were filed against a drug CEO for his part in the blink crisis. The opioid, right? This week reported cases of blank weeks the highest rate in twenty five years. Media measles measles. Yes. Monday, Herman Cain withdrew his name from consideration for a spot on the board of the blank, Hon. No. The Federal Reserve police in Australia say they shouldn't have any trouble identifying fief wore a grocery bag over his head to hide his identity in van blanked. And then took it off. Yes. But he he took the bag off. So we can have a place to carry his loot. He's like I need a bag. Oh, I got one right here. This week. China revealed plans to build a base on blank the moon. Yes. Tuesday, two brothers implicated in an attack alleged to be a hoax filed a defamation lawsuit against the lawyers for blank, Jesse jussie smollet, very good. Archaeologists were shocked this week when a piece of fossilized poop revealed that fifteen hundred years ago hundred gathered blanked pooped. Well, they knew that the discovery was that he ate an entire rattlesnake. Hold in. The fangs say that. Researchers say they've never seen anything like the recent find in a dig in Texas, which contains the remains of an entire rattlesnake, including FANG, the archaeologists say the fossil provides great insight into the man's life. But also poses a lot of questions. Like, how bad does your break up have to be before you eat your feelings with a live rattlesnake that man was Laird Hamilton's grandfather. True. It's also possible that bar bets were invented far earlier than previously thought. The bird jackass. Bill did Bob cat to enough to win hold this just in Bob can't gut six right? Twelve more points. He wins with fifteen. Thank my team. Just a minute. We'll ask our panelists to predict what will be the jeopardy question that finally sinks James hauls, our special thanks to stock and ledger for satisfying our need to feed. Wait, wait, don't tell me is a production of NPR WBZ Chicago in association with urgent Erika productions Doug permanent benevolent. Overlord? 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"From NPR and WBZ ago, this is wait. Wait. Don't tell me the NPR news quiz. Everybody remember when you go out where a mask and follow social distancing. It's just common courtesy, and here's your host who enjoys the ants in his kitchen because it reminds him of being outside Peter Sehgal's. Bill so it's a holiday weekend, which normally means we'd be outside to picnics and barbecues, but this year we're reduced to sniffing. Sunblock hoping to triggers memories of being outdoors. It's been three months of shelter again place I. Think wait let me check. The marks I make every day on the wall. This also means that for the last three months. We have been producing wait. Wait out of our homes and let me tell you. It's had an effect on us. And here's your host rebudget cousy filled with hand sanitizers somewhere in Chicago Peters. Seagull and here is your host wearing a full body rubber glove? It's Peterson and hearing editor host from the federal. Strategic Toilet Paper Reserve in Chicago Peterson here to put the play in plague. It's here. Is your host from inside the same pair? Of Pajamas, he's add on for two weeks. Share host, pretending his dogs count as an audience. It's global pandemics I'm Bill Curtis. and. Here's your host probably wearing pants, but no promises Peter Sagaing. In March of this year, we all went to Atlanta to do our show in front of five thousand people at the Beautiful Fox theater, but it became clear quite quickly that it was the wrong time for togetherness so instead we did our show in front of five thousand empty seats. At least we had an excuse for no one laughs. That are jokes, but we also missed hanging out with hip hop, superstar, big boy, and had to settle for talking to him on the phone and now the. The game were amazing. People are asked about pretty dull subjects. It's called not my job back. In nineteen, Ninety Five, the hip hop world was divided into two camps, there was east coast, and West, coast, and then at that year source awards, two guys from Atlanta called outcast got up to the podium and said the south has something to say big boy founder of outcast is also a superstar is a solo artist. He's still lives here in. Atlanta joins US now. Big Boy Welcome to wait wait. We're doing great. We're doing great. Feeling safe, so you were pretty young when your career took off. Was that weird, are you? Are you ready for it? You were like what twenty years old started like teenagers so likes eighteen years old and. Things took off by the time with nineteen. We had platinum album I was excited to be able to. Do what I love to do, which is make news again for the world receiving how to? It was great. I'm sure that was amazing, but I'm also interested in what was the first cool thing you bought? The first cool thing I bought yes! Was it was things. It was about Alexis Ninety three Lexus gs three, hundred Nice, and then me and Andre Bessette into some beat machines and keyboards, and we started with producers well. Now, you guys went from being artists to as I say producers here, in Atlanta and and I wanted to ask you about that thing that I think was Andre said that source of words that you guys represented like southern hip hop is their voices their style. Is there something that you guys were doing? Nobody else was doing. I think it was you know in the south who was always considered to be Not Take it serious as lyricist you know, and we were really all about lyricism, so they were drawn to the countries raw. The Way we talk, you know we talk slow. You know what I mean, but the same time we wrap fast. Eloquently. I'm just GONNA. Say This you guys became so big that like a lot of white people really liked you. which is you know and it was that like? was that cool, or is that like no. Basically like one everybody that big music to dig it. You know what I'm saying why. Brown Black Yellow Green. Don't matter, you know. We got like two generations almost three generations of fans right now there's been following our careers for twenty something years now so. I guess I to ask for your as you say, generations of fans, any chances are going to be an outcast reunion. You're going to do. Another album together got talk to lower. Okay? Wait a minute. Is that you were Andrea? Saying okay. I wanted to ask you about some of your. Of Your hobbies, you are an animal lover. Did you. I heard that you once had a shark. Shark His name was billy ocean. Was Real Fun. Got A. Five Hundred Gallon tank and I had a sting rays and groupers and things like that been breeding dogs now from my brother for over twenty five year. Refresh bulldogs. Right I I have so many questions all right, so you had a shark. Was it fun having a shark for pet? Lot of like with by. Hand side Goldfish in watch them hunt, and you know. What did you feed? Can Five goldfish hand size gophers the big goldfish. Did you. Did you put the Goldfish on like a trap door above the shark tank, and when they displease you, the lever and they fell into the shark, tank. All you broke loose. So. I found it that you as you say, you've been a breeder of French bulldogs. Do you show your dogs? Sometimes brother does. My brother runs the whole operation. I got like a a forty Acre ranch out by six flags here in Atlanta, indoor outdoor facility. I like to call it risk call to put dogs. French. bulldogs have all breeds because they look like teddy bears and cutest things. Do those. People tears as well now, and then finally got into owls of all things. How did that happen? Always was fascinated with. Just you know the mysterious. And there's wildlife guy. That's a good friend of mine. He was like hey. I can get you out. You know I was like really. So about a year and a half ago, I got to raise equals from upstate new. York and they're like the coolest animals ever like they were perched for hours them in the living room and just sit there day. you just gotTa Watch. Round the puppies. Really. Go for the puppies Like try to chase them a little bit sometimes, but we kind of keep them separate, yeah! I. Do you ever bring him into the studio with you and you're working? Yes! Yes, bring him every every couple of months. I've been working on something. Let them sit on the credentialing for a little while you know while of writing or something like that and then. Here's big boy giant of hip hop. Who composes wraps while his our on the credentials. ooh! That's what I was gonNA I was about to ask you, Addie. You're you're such an ICON IN ATLANTA? Like young rappers out, they're going to get an owl. Man because boys got one. Some of the saying that it seemed like. Where'd you get when same impersonal kind of really completely blown away when it comes to the studio and I'm walking around the student without on my hands. Renaissance man like from the actual renaissance. SANAL! I WANNA. Ask about AL, sex, but I won't well. I gotTa tell you. Turn your head. Three hundred degrees. I guys one last question which is, how did you get your name big boy? You've got to ask my why you wife gave. I. I am. Right in front of me I know I went for that nurse Shark for. Big Boy is a joy to talk to you, but we have invited you here today to play a game. We're calling I like the way you move. Stuff. We're pretty sure that your big. I like the way you move was not about moving, so we're going to ask you three questions about the people that move our stuff. If you get to write, you want our price. One of our listeners, the voice of anyone they might like them their voicemail. That is from our show bill. Who was big boy playing for Robert Brown of Atlanta? Georgia? All Right? You ready to do this. Yes, here we go. Here's your first question. If you were moving apartments in New York in the nineteen sixties, one for you as a company called low rate movers. Prices. What made the company special? A your furniture would have been moved by the artist check close. The composer Philip Glass and the actor spalding gray be for a low additional fee. You could just arrange your furniture in their truck and live there to save on rent or see. They didn't move your furniture or your possessions. They moved your astral self. To go with. Your, right big boy, the company was owned by well known artists to move his work, so he hired other artists. Though it is here's your next question. One moving company in La with a lot of celebrity clients once got a call from a very big star asking them to do what a pick the person himself up from the couch and move them to his bed. Be Pick up and move his entire house, so we could have a better view of the ocean or sea move one chair from the dining room to the living room at three am. You're right, ooh! That's true all right. Last question big here we go. The government of Quebec in Canada has decided to honor the brave men and women of the moving companies of that province by doing what a they built a statue. Is the unknown mover to honor all those who've died of Hernias while lifting pianos. Be They created a holiday known as moving day when everyone is encouraged to move the moving companies get to charge three times their regular radio, or see any professional mover in Quebec gets the prize I press of the annual. Maple Syrup Harvest. That would be also be great, but the answer in fact was be moving day thing in. Quebec everybody's supposed to move on that day. The moving companies make bank rippled. That's not a good day to move. No, it isn't. Canadians! Do it anyway. Bill. How did big boy do in our quick? He got two out of three, and that's a big win for big boy really. If, there were five thousand people here. They'd be thrilled for you. LEGATES, big boy is a grammy winning rapper and producer big boy. Thank you so much for spending some time with this weather. Pleasure to talk to you. Thank. You. Body enjoyed it. Thank you, we will. We come back some never. Before had moments with our old pal, Tom Hanks and bill. Sings. We'll be back in a minute with more of wait. Wait. Don't tell me from NPR. Support for NPR and the following message comes from duck duck go. Are you tired of being tracked online duck duck goal can help they help millions of people like you take control of their personal information online with one download you can search and browse privately. Avoiding trackers duck duck go privacy simplified. Comedian Nicole buyer doesn't consider herself body positive. She just accepts herself as a hate that there's a name for like not hating part of who you are. Do you know what I'm saying like? It's insane Nicole buyer on her new book very fat, very brave, and how to love yourself, listen to. It's been a minute from NPR. Ribbon PR WBZ CHICAGO. This is wait. Wait. Don't tell me the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Curtis. Here's your host wondering why his Victory Garden Cheerios. Plants aren't coming in Peter's Hegel. Thank you bill so this week. We're looking back on how our show which usually travels the country and tapes in front of live audiences has coped with home confinement. There's nothing sadder than groupies trying to throw their underwear at you via zoom. We did what we could to help with public health during the crisis especially when it came to washing hands, wash your. Your hands with me Bill Curtis Everyone head to your sinks now we all know that handwashing is most effective when you use soap and water for at least twenty seconds so once again as a public service for our listeners. We're going to wash our hands together. Well Bill Kurtis things one of his favourite hand, washing songs hit at bell third on that water. You are though was shing Queen. Gung sweet HEMS TO FOR CLEAN Queen? Peel the beef from the time for Reno Yeah. You can dance. You can jive having the time of your live. who the event girl hands so clean Nagin Wad played. That is that you know what that is. What is that is a gift? That is a gift to every OCD person for now. Who will listen to that? While they obsessively wash hands, they will never stop. If. You think you've had a rough quarantine. Our panelists had to answer questions without audiences cheering them on. Here's how they did Helen British. Wildlife experts are reporting on one positive outcome of the lockdown without humans around hedgehogs are doing what again. It! Yes, they're doing it. Very loudly Helen. It's not just those pandas in that zoo that are enjoying the. Privacy of lockdown, according to wildlife experts, hedgehogs are spending a lot more time getting busy. This increase in mating comes at the expense of their other hobby, getting hit by cars with no humans to bother them. They're also doing it very loudly. As one expert put it. There's quote even more huffing than usual weights. Do we have any idea what hedgehog could sex sounds like I I myself. Do not know. Wasn't that the whole point of sonic the hedgehog. Exactly. I know what I'm googling immediately. After this call, it's it's good that hedgehogs have more time now before there were a lot of unsatisfied hedgehogs going. Wow Sonic, you are quick I like a hedgehog that will just sort of lead beyond. That's more of an edge hog. Your naughty role. You're on a naughty, room. A Mo- new research into Dolphin. Behavior shows that male dolphins will do what in order to attract a mate. Del And Tracked a mate. Can you give me a clue? All right I'll give you my best here we go. It sounds like dove rate. Oh! They'll see. Not only do they sing? But male dolphins will get together with some of their bro friends and a Barbara Shop Court Tat yes, exactly right Mo- they sing a Cappella to try to impress the checks. This is terrible news for people who love dolphins, because it means the creatures you thought were intelligent and gentle are actually Yale undergraduates I only have fans for you. They don't have dolphin. Defence Dolphin. Fan I would say it should be Aqua Pella opitz. Young. Roxanne Yourself, please. So so, how do they decide if four dolphins formed a court test? How do they decide? which dolphin gets the girl? Apparently, this is a very cooperative thing that one of them will be sorted the principal suitor and he'll get the others to help him so basically. Dolphins have wingmen or fin men, which is a dumb thing to say, but it's also the name of their. Guys guys remember there are plenty of fish in the sea. Swam. Right, but they eat fish. Mamiya Mama Mia. My. Anymore Mammal. For our I completely at home addition of wait wait we invited back an old friends, movie, Star and occasional guest host Tom Hanks by the way Tom Asked if he could join us via zoom for the whole show, not just his segment and let me tell you something. It is pretty hard to concentrate on your job. When Tom Hanks to Oscars and dirty volleyballer, all staring back at you the whole time here's an extended version of our virtual visit with Tom Hanks. The source of the finest reviews of my career I've gone actually. This is the first time you've been the show since you that about three years ago and did infact people reach out to you because they reach out to me and they basically said Peter. When are you leaving again? We all have those things in our chequered careers. Don't go on Netflix and look for bonfire of the vanities. I I have to ask on behalf of a I think a concerned globe. How are you feeling Tom? Hanks? We are just fine dandy. We had all of the flu like symptoms. My wife reader was a little worse off than me. She had a very high temperature and We were isolated so that we would not give it to any one else right now that you've had it, aren't you supposedly like immune your superheroes? You can walk amongst us and be immune. Is that just nonsense? A lot of the question is what now you know. What do we do now is we can, and in fact, we just found out that we do carry the antibodies. Wait, so can we harvest your body? Can we harvest your bliss? Have you been approached we? We not only been approach. We have, said Do you want our blood? CAN WE GIVE PLASMA? And in fact we will be giving it now to the places that hope to work on what I would like to call the hank seen yet. There could be no better ending to this international castrophe. Cure turns out to be the blood of Tom has. Always, thought it would do some good some not. Trying to hog where the copyright or Patent Office you thought. He was Jimmy Stewart and he's also Jonas. Tom Let me ask you the obvious Hollywood. If there is a sequel, would you consider being in Cova? Twenty S I would answer all the questions left. On Bike covid nineteen by the way, how many franchises do you have the go on James Bond thinking fast, and the furious, and the series, and I say for all of America can there be one of these. We love you Tom. Do not want to see the second one. You hosted Saturday night live you. Sort of ushered that show back into production in the middle of all this and a question arose that I have seen. coursing through social media and I compose it to you now. Tom, hanks was that your real kitchen. No, that was my. Office that is ten minutes away from my home. Can I ask you? What do you have against your own kitchen that you went into the kitchen? What you're seeing down there truly is my taste in decoration, not my wife's tastes. Yes, it is me. Baby that is, that is my big masculine man cave, and you should have been able to tell by the fabulous one button only cappuccino espresso maker that was backed bell over my left hand. Dark Mahogany Cabinets. That is my crib. I am I am proud of it? What was funny was so many people are like that is no way that is like an a-list movie. Stars Kitchen, so could you for the just for the benefit of those people lie to America about what your real kitchen is like my real kitchen. I assume it looks like the dining hall and hogwash now. To kitchen with all those like. Have you seen Downton, Abbey. Those people that worked downstairs making Brad and stuff like that Pat. I'm not sure what. They've been working for us, but they are really busy down there. And if I had done snl over their shoulders, you wouldn't have had the same impact. What is your life like during lockdown? Are you doing the same as the rest of us? Just in your house? Reading books spending your time taking zoom meeting. I find something something different is happening about every twenty minutes. I've done the Marie condo izing of much of my life. I must say I found this microphone. That's one thing I did realize I had this microphone some. It was in the original box, so I doubt but I gotTa say if I win one hand of Solitaire I immediately. Try to tune in a row so. I am. Very busy. Yeah, well Tom, hanks, it is such a pleasure to talk to you every single time we get to do it, but there are rules so this time we have asked you here to play a game. We're calling. It's a terrible day in the neighborhood most recent film to come out. Was a beautiful day in the neighborhood. You played Mr Rogers, the nicest neighbor ever, so we thought we'd ask you about. Some of the worst neighbors ever answer two to three correctly, and you will win a prize for one of our listeners, the voice of anyone they may choose on their voicemail. Hoping to prize would be, they get to substitute host way to tell me. Once again just because you one. That once doesn't mean we let every. Bill who is Tom Hanks playing for today Diana. Comb Salman of Fort Worth Texas all right. You've been on both sides here we go. You might be excited if your neighbor won the lottery, but not the neighbors of a British man who won ten million pounds in two, thousand and three, and then did what with the money? Was it a bought the house next door and created Britain's first rat sanctuary and petting zoo. Be He added an additional fifteen stories onto his house where see his yard into a demolition Derby Racetrack I'm GonNa go with the fifteen stories, did he did? He blocked everybody's view with his money. No, he didn't. He actually turned it into a demolition derby racetrack. A lot of things a person could do with ten million pounds. That's about that's about the most sensible thing. You could possibly think so A. Car. All, right? You still have two more chances all right. I'll take a little longer on this because I know. You need to this show out so. I've been listening in and I. Think There's a lot of couple material. Alright. A concerned mother in northern California called Animal Control on her neighbor in two thousand fifteen after she noticed what. The neighbors parrot was teaching kids how to swear be that the neighbor's cat really seemed not to enjoy being dressed up everyday with a hat for a kitty, tea party or see that. Her neighbor's dog really seem to look and act like a person in a dog suit. These are far too possible each one of them. Parrot, Cat. Or Dog. Yes, those are the three pets. You've heard the story of the parrot who did swear far too much and insulted its owner until an anger, the owner grabbed the parrot and shoved it into his freezer above his refrigerator, and then win at leaving in there for a few minutes, open the door, and the parent was very contrite and said I want to apologize. My my language was. I should not have used it. It was rude of me and I hope you can forgive me. And then the parrot said, and by the way. Just what did the chicken do? In honor of that joke, I'm going to I'm going to vote for the foul mouth her. You're exactly right. That's the one the neighbor claimed that the parrot shouting obscenities in Spanish the parents owners had. The parrot doesn't even know Spanish. Okay all right. Now here is your last question. Once upon a time, a man named Bob kept complaining to his neighbor about the condition of his ugly unpainted wooden fence want did the neighbor do? Was it a? He tore down the fence so his neighbor. Bob could enjoy him and his seven year old wife, practice nudism be! He got some paint and he just painted. The words look Bob. I've painted my fence on the ugly old would where see? He tore down the fence and put up five concrete highway barriers. Who would complain about seventy year old nudists I don't. Know I see I see some fear Zoom Conference I'll go with the hey. Bob I painted my fence that that's exactly right sounds. Very been huge foot high letters across the forty foot. Long Fans Hey, Bob I painted my and that's a bad neighbor. I think that's I think that's pretty clever. He's been immortalized bill. How did Tom Hanks do on our quiz? I'm hold out a win and we're going to give him a free cup of his favorite drink. Wait wait a cup of post them. ooh, because we're on zoom. I can see the crates of post, and behind Bill Kurtis with the cast. He's got him stacked up back there. I, have I have one last question for you, Tom, and and by the way I'm assuming it's okay to talk about this. My understanding is you were in Australia filming a movie about. In which you play Parker that was that was the thought we were about to start shooting, and then the by that time the the rest of Australia ed started making a rules and regulations, and so we never actually reenact actually got to start show. That's it's. Already to go. He was Well Relented there is there is a fabulous go online. You might be able to see. There's a fabulous interview. Ten years after Elba's passing with Colonel Tom Parker and Ted Koppel. and. They're talking about the time with Elvis and. Ted Koppel, said He said a thing about you know you kept. You kept Elvis in these kind of like You know rock around the clock Bikini Movies and was that. Was that a choice that you made and and. Colonel Tom Parker said well. Let me correct, you bet. And then he did he if. The could have done any film that he wanted to do, but provided. That was a credible offer on the table and I. We were told that. Was Up for him? In which he could have won an Oscar in which I, said well, if you, if you pay us a million dollars to do the movie win Elvis wins the Oscar. We will give the money back. So that's the that was the manager of. Some of the some of the deep research goes on so world see all of show business has to figure out what goes on much like much like radio I. Mean you guys must miss going back to the Soviet confines to chase auditorium down. The funniest thing I heard about when I got back after you hosted, the show was hearing stories about you came into a workspace and you looked around, and you said this. Is it you work? Here We all, we all think you guys are like radio shows from the nineteen forties with an orchestra standing by all these on air things I didn't i. didn't realize you essentially had room suitable for bullet point presentation presentations. and. All we needed was the golf. Pencils take our driver's training. Kinda Room that is not to take anything away from the geniuses at Chase Bank Auditorium, but I'm trying to let you go here, so let's do. Tom Hanks is an award winning actor and substitute public radio host Tom Hanks we are so thrilled that you Dane to stop by. Thanks for having. Always Take Care, everybody I'd I'm leaving the zoom meeting now. When we come back, we zoom in on Hollywood's new power. Couple Kumail Nangiani and Emily Gordon plus we talked to Allison Janney while she sits in the attic of her parents house. We'll be back in a minute with more weight. Don't tell me from NPR. I'm Gregory Warner with NPR's rough translation, so there's a holiday in the Netherlands where every year thousands of white folks where black face some people are trying to end that tradition, but in very Dutch way you talk, you talk you talk you talk you talk until you reach consensus. Can you fight racism in a way that brings the whole country with you. That's on NPR's rough translation. From NPR WBZ CHICAGO. This is wait. Wait don't tell me the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Curtis heading here is your host who has perfected his quarantine recipe. Spaghetti Os with a goldfish cracker garnish Peter Sago. Thank you bill, so we're reviewing what it has been like to do our show with no audience, but each other our board Pat Cindy collection of creepy dolls on the shelf they stare and stare and never sleep. One Nice thing about our pandemic addition shows is that we get to talk to guests in their homes where they're a little more relaxed. It's like being invited over to hang with people who would never invite us over in real life. Life for example, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon who were nominated for an Oscar for their movie about their own courtship, the big sick, peter ask them how they were coping with an even bigger sick. Well, you know it changes every day. Feel like every day is a whole new set of feelings, and it's Sorta like I wonder what today we'll hold if I wake up and look at the news. That changes my whole day. That's correct which you do as soon as you wake up, I've resisted today and yesterday. The two days prior to that was not able to resist and just really work myself up into a ladder by eight thirty a M. Now, you guys. Made a movie about how you met called the big sick, which you actually played yourself, and it was a huge hit and I think it's true that people sort of fell in love with you as you fell in love in this successful film, so do you feel an a particular obligation not to go crazy and try to kill each other stuck inside all the time, but what would be better than that for the secret? Obviously, it wouldn't be US making it. Somebody else would have. To work together after one side of the equation. I'm not going to be in this movie. I have to ask about one scene in particular. It's a scene where emily the character is over at House, and has to get up in the middle of night and demands likes. I gotta go get a cup of coffee at the diner around the street, and it seems incredibly strange that you would wanna do this and it turns out. She just really has to go to the bathroom. So my first question is aided that really happened. And secondly, whose idea was it to put it in the movie for people like me to see? It very much was my idea because I was trying to think of. Milestones of intimacy and relationships that you don't really get to see movies ever and I always have talks with my girlfriends of a when you're early relationship. What do you do when you need to poop? At the house? It's just a conversation I've had at Brunch many times and everybody's got a fun story of like Oh I had to go target I had to run to the coffee shop I had to do this, but it is a sign like pretending we don't have any bodily functions to having bodily functions is a progression of a relationship. I wanted to ask at what point in the Brunch does that. Come up as soon as drinks are ordered, I would say. So yeah, we've talked about your movie, but I think what America wants to hear about. Is this picture of you Kumail a nice Geeky. South Asian came out, and you're not a skinny anymore. No, yeah. No. Internet sensation did I did not think it would become as much of a sensation as it did. It was really surprising so I was actually shooting the movie that I got before. I posted it, and I checked an hour later and nothing happened, and then a check an hour later, and it had become. It was everywhere, and it was honestly I. Felt Very while I felt very naked for very good reason, but I felt emotionally naked as well. I didn't know it was gonNA turn into what it turned into. First of all, we should explain you gotta role in a Marvel Superhero movie. Yeah, it's Marvel Superhero movie called internals, and they you know for me. It was like. I was I thought Asian Superhero in the marvel movie and I was like I want this to be a guy who looks like he can take on someone like thor who can take on someone like Captain America you know so. That's where I was coming from I didn't want the first. South Asian Superhero to also be the first out of shape marble. I was like I wanNA. Break just one barrier right now. The other one is for someone else. So so that's where I came from was I have to really get in shape to try and like. Hang with or you know. I still you love it now. I Love I do love it. But I didn't quite get to thor, but that's that was my effort I. Are you able to maintain that at home? When you're not able to go out and go to the gym? Say while you're sheltering in place. Let me just really quickly say he's not able to maintain it because he's actually added to it in the last three weeks well I. Basically right before the quarantine hit, we saw it coming, so I got a set of dumbbells and a bench, and we put it in our garage, and I have been working out as if my sanity depends on. I don't know what it is about not being able to control anything in the world that makes really wanted to control the one thing I can. It's textbook male well. There's this concept called zero risk bias where in an uncertain situation you do something that makes you feel like you're bringing control to the situation, and that's why most people horde toilet paper because it's really cheap, and you can feel like you're doing something to control the situation, but you work out, and that's your version of buying toilet paper. Oh absolutely right? We have no toilet paper, but my biceps look. Well. It's a pleasure to talk to you and we have asked you here today to play a game. We're calling the big chick-. That's right. You made the movie The big sex or we're going to ask you about the big check namely. Big Bird. Answer two out of three questions about the giant. Whatever it is, you'll win our price for one of our listeners, the voice of anyone they might choose on their voicemail bill. Who are Kumail and emily playing for Bella? North of New York New York all right here is your first question. Guys you ready to do this ready? We're ready all right your first question. Big Bird can be La- tinges like a lot of giant animals, big bird or his human representatives once sued whom. The owners of the Seagram building in New York, because he kept walking into the big glass windows, and giving himself a concussion be Gandhi. Makers of the sexy big bird custom, or see the makers of a quote, male enhancement supplement which used the slogan. How do you think big bird got that way? Okay, okay, okay, let's talk about this. What do you think it's either sexy costume or the male enhancement? I feel like it's. I think it's being. Are We okay with that? Let's go be we're going to be. You're right guy. It was fun it was. It was like wonderful watching your process. It was like the big sick to. Yes the answer is B. It's a pretty sexy big bird costume I have to say all right. Big Bird has had some amazing achievements while he's away from Sesame Street. Such as which of these is it a? He ran a faster forty yard dash than several offensive lineman at the NFL combine. He defeated actor. Jason Schwartzman on an episode of LIP SYNC battle. Or See. He took first place at the two thousand and three Nathan's hot dog, eating contest, besting both Joey Chestnut and Cookie Monster Okay so. I. Think we're going to go. Hey, let's go a knows actually be he beat Jason Schwartzman in a rattle. No all right. Here's your last question. If you get this, you win at all here. We go big birds costume. Assuming it's a costume, not an actual bird. Is made out of what a Turkey feathers, but only from the butt of the Turkey. Be N Ninety five masks or see leftover parts of Burt. Okay this is a tough one I wonder if you can make and ninety five months out of big birds costume, in which case I imagine a bunch of big costumes, being sent to hospitals all over the country that is such a heart. Warming segment ended newscast with. Children just crying. I. Think maybe a answer of okay. We're going to yeah. Yes, it was in fact A. Turkey feathers by the way. That's the same thing. That they make those feather boas that the Vegas showgirls. Bill, how did Camille and Emily doing our quiz new now? It was quite a journey, but the one two threes winning. Reggiani Emily. Gordon host the podcast staying in their also producers of Little America, an apple, TV commercial and Emily. Thank you so much for joining us I'm wait. Wait. Don't tell we so appreciate. Thank you so much for having us. Thank you. Take care. Finally the pandemic caught some people in places. They didn't expect to be. This spring Oscar winning. Actress Allison Janney was supposed to be walking the red carpet at the premiere of her new film. Bad Education. Instead she ended up having to talk to us from a spare bedroom in her parents house in Dayton Ohio. Didn't back, she's lovely. Actually. I. Actually looked up I hadn't seen it since it happened, but I looked up your Oscar acceptance speech for playing a Tania's mother. Began you begin with the greatest line I've ever heard in. Could you repeat it for us now? She gets up. She's into beautiful gown. She wins an Oscar for best supporting actress and she says I. Did it all by myself. Thank Gosh was great. And if you had any any gumption, you have turned and walked away would've won that jet ski or whatever they were. stored. Right you know. Legend I chickened out, but it would have been. You're right. It would have been it would have been unforgettable. We always checking in with their guests. How're you doing? Allison Janney during all this this and it's been an incredibly challenging time I decided to come back to Ohio of to be with my folks to ride this through with them and now and look after them, and so I feel really really good about. About that decision I mean I I was about to ask you if it was weird to walk around. A city in Ohio is nationally internationally famous actress, but then I realized you're not walking around anywhere. Are you know I mean? I, go to the market, but nobody knows who I am because I got my mask. Ghana got my sunglasses I got a hat on. You know I'm I'm incognito everywhere? I go so. Sometimes just have to ask your parents. Do you know who I? Take off my mask, so we were talking about I Tanya That was an amazing role for which you want, an Oscar and it was written specifically for you right. Steven Rogers and I went to the neighborhood playhouse in New York City together back in the. Eighties and He wrote that car knowing that I would I would be able to inhabit that kind of lady and make her. Plausible because. That's the right word real or For those who haven't seen Eitan Yep first of all. What's wrong with you? Secondly, the character that allison plays is a ton mother, who is truly the worst mother ever committed to film, and was it weird when someone says I wrote this part especially for you I thought of you. The whole time I was writing here. Go, Alison and you're like. Thank Sir I did think because he knew I I liked to take characters like that'd make them human and makes them of. Believable and and having been a figure skater myself. I felt like I. Understood what a commitment is for a parents, because my mother would get up at five in the morning and take me to the ice rink before school. You actually an ice skater. Wanted to be an Olympic figure skater? That was my my dreams. Were you actually going to be a? You're like on that track God. You know I wasn't that. Good I was talking cash. It's an acrobatic sport. I'm six feet tall. The most I could do I could do a double sow. And an a double flip to double jumps and that was it yeah? Although I could have been like tour Dean could have been. Done. Yes ever toward. Sandwiches, so beautiful I could. That's what I should have been could have been an ice dancer. I'd love it. This is like on the waterfront, but frozen over. Did you ever talk to Tanya about your performance as her mother? And if so, what did she say? She was the one who guided me in my performance I couldn't believe that Simone could be this horrible to their daughter, but she. Was Straight these were her stories, and she basically helped me have the confidence to step into it believe. You know it was a it was hard to do to Margot Robbie though it was interesting as as an actor, trying to figure out how to. Be Incredibly mean to her and and just yeah. We're GONNA jump into a scene now and you're going to throw a knife Margot Robbie and got. What we do I do. Ask You about that education. Which is the movie that's coming out on HBO This weekend? A who was more of a Prima Donna to work with the parrot for my Tanya or Hugh Jackman Doku Chapman biggest estimates. He is the loveliest yeah, the parrot. Pronoun Hands Down Stealing Madonna Hugh. Jackman is a delightful playful, and and and you know accessible and and generous. He's wonderful he would you know he did? He's the kind of guy that thinks about. Everyone brings everyone scratches on Friday. The whole crew and buys everyone just when you really generous, we die a guy. You want to Lotto scratch cards that what you mean by scratchy little. Scratch cards yeah yeah I, don't. Play! That's very sweet. Let me ask. You a question? Would you be four? There's a corona virus vaccine. Would you film a sex scene with your job? Yes. Alison your parents are downstairs. Keep it down when you're talking about this. On the third floor with. There on the first book I, I would I was so disappointed to not get to walk red carpet with Hugh Jackman I was finally going to walk down red carpet with them with a with assured than me, and it was was gonna be a lovely moment for me, but we we did just speak. Recently we had to do a little virtual red carpet note, like this and I was dressed exactly what I'm wearing right now and we. Who just who are you wearing is? Actually wearing my mother's Cardigan. I'm. Wearing my mother! My mother's. HIP DESIGNER IN LA card again. I'm wearing t shirt worn for three days and I. Do not smell good right now, and I fancied it up with this little gold necklace. I should have. You should have your father just off camera as the security guard for your necklace. Just occurred to me, so you're in your parents. House is the house where you grew up now. Okay? Maybe this still happens. Is there anywhere in the house? A shrine to to Allison Janney because you're an acclaimed award winning actress of wouldn't your parents like put up pictures of you in the red carpet and copies of your awards and stuff like that? You know there are a few. There are a bit but I. Have you know? Other people that the fan and the family didn't want to give equal equal time equal. Spacing in the house to to two other siblings of no one cares about Tim's amway career. I just remember mother and father tell got nominated for my first emmy and my mother and father were up in Vermont, and she said well. That's lovely honey. Bet Your father and I are doing with the septic system right now, so we'll. They don't really do Hollywood staff, so I always very grounded here. That does it for a look back on the first few months of the cove in nineteen era. If we have to be stuck inside well at least I, get to be stuck with you bill. Thanks, Peter. But what are we possible for me to get my own room? 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The wonder I wonder why we won't play any of your prior work when you call in. We know you're sensitive so give us a call. The number is one triple eight wait. That's one eight and nine two four eight nine two four. Let's welcome I listened or contestant how you're on wait wait. Don't tell me James Calling from Harrisonburg. Virginia James How are you you. I'm stupid deeper. Thanks for you know I just love those Genteel Virginia accents. Are you a colonist. The fear about fourteen years ago with my beautiful bride. Oh how wonderful. And how do you like living on this side of the pond. Okay it does us. We've we've noticed the same. Welcome to the show. James let me introduce you to our panel this week I. It's a comedian headlining Zanies in Chicago January twentieth. And Twenty I I. It's Adam Burke closer next a features writer for the style section of the Washington Post. It's Roxanne Roberts parts author of the New York Times bestseller obituaries. Great Lives Worth reliving hosted. The podcast move to its Mo Rocca. I can't James Welcome to the show you're GONNA play. WHO's bill at this time? Bill Curtis is going to read you three quotations in this week's news if you can correctly identify explain just two of them. You'll of course when our prize the voice of anyone you might choose near voicemail. Are you ready to apply absolutely all right now for your first quote. I'm going to need our audiences help so bill is going to be the president for this quote and you're going to be the crowd at his rally on Wednesday night now when bill as the president asks you a question you're going to answer it in the answer is toilets right here. We go sinks showers and what does with us ain't encana shower. That was how the president was talking at almost exactly the same moment that what happened to him. The impeachment vote yes. That was the moment when he was in the Democrats wanted to the president away to show him that what he did was was wrong but it didn't work while the Democrats were impeaching him. He gave a two hour rambling speech about low flow toilets and military pilots. He said quote. We have these F thirty. Five's I went up to the pilots and honestly they're better looking than Tom. Cruise the faces equal maybe slightly. Better the bodies bigger and N.. Stronger WHOA are those. Not The words of a man who feels a mix of remorse and sexual attraction to this more homoerotic homoerotic than top guys. You did it break out and do volleyball here. Here's the thing you know the Democrats think Peter because there's nothing the Democrats know that he won't be convicted in the Senate. They always do that but they wanted to. Impeach him just to finally make understand he had done something wrong. Feel some shame. He cannot feel shame he'd never feel shame if he wet his pants at a party he just say look. My pants have spontaneously changed color. Them Magic Pants my pants full of water. Water unlike the dishwasher tackling the day before the vote Tuesday. Donald Trump Rosen angry six page letter denouncing the entire impeachment process. People said it was unhinged and unpresidential. But let's look on the bright side when they first told Donald Trump. He should write a letter. He sat down and just wrote the letter B.. One of my favorite things about the letter was that the mayor of Salem came out to correct the record. Yeah about about the Salem witch hunt. Yes because I should say that. President Trump said something that some of his supporters have said that the witches in Salem got better treatment than he is. And what did the mayor say. Just cast a spell no she she had to explain it. Innocent women were murdered because of false accusations and therefore it was not analogous to his situation. That's that's that's that's a good system but also also analogous. Is that a spell here here. James is your next. I quote three hours after a week. Like this that was Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post talking about the length of what big event for Democrats Thursday Day. Night in They've done this before. This is the smallest one. They've had so far criminal in the absolute opposite of that there were there. Were seven people there as opposed to ten or twelve. They've had a prior events. Only the you know you're obviously not following this side of the political spectrum and frankly I don't blame you so so I will just give you the answer. It was a democratic debate. You see the ad one. Seven Democrats took the stage for debate in Los Angeles Thursday night. Tulsi Gabbard was not present the debate for the first time this cycle was on PBS. Which means that instead of being surprisingly surprisingly dull expectedly but it was fun on PBS? When an expert came on examined Bernie Sanders and said he was a valuable antique? Nick with appraised value seventy five hundred ten thousand dollars. Congratulations you guys. Are you guys finding get all possible to remain interested in the Democratic Race for president it needs to needs to be more razzmatazz when someone drops out of the race. I think that's the problem it's like there needs to be literally trap door. Should project his face in the sky. Hundred maybe it should be more like Salema Salema. This has been but this was the first debate after everybody had really turned on. Pete buttigieg mayor. Pete who's the leader in Iowa. He's been receiving a huge amount of criticism schism. He's been giving it out to especially towards Elizabeth Warren. Watching them go after each other. Like a bad reboot of Harold and Maude. The mayor mayor has been getting some heat. I don't know if you saw this. He attended a fundraiser in Napa at a winery with a quote quote wine cave and everybody was so mad that he did this. But why would you be mad about a wine. Cave at celebrates the two things Democrats are known for whining and caving. All right here is your last quote. It's a furry or g in a dumpster MHM stirred. That was how the Guardian reviewed. What new film out this weekend and local studio jellicoe some jellicoe cats jellicoe? It is yes. I'm so glad you got that. There's other lines was going to sing. The whole score scandal shanks Railway cat the cat. On the railway train visit cats fan apparently the inexplicably long running musical has finally been made into a movie instead of Broadway actors and catsuits and makeup. It's it's famous. Hollywood stars digitally altered to look like horrible cat. Sex Monsters reviews have been mixed on the one hand. Tyler Coats says has cats is quote the worst movie I have seen this year unquote on the other hand. David Farrier said quote. This is the worst thing I've ever seen in. This is what death feels the digital altering was necessary in some cases but controversial. Sean Others Jason Derulo said on Andy Cohen's talk show that he was upset that his catt manhood his Catt Hood it was. CPI DOUBT Yes. He said implying his his manx food. Yeah but of course you know he he said that yes. It's so sad. They digitally erased his his his manhood. Just like all the cats are like. Oh I see you're complaining. Your genitals were digitally terrible. Bill James Do on our quiz. Oh you kidding James. WHO's this show? Congratulations well done Brian. The right panel time for you to answer some questions about this week's News Adam. The latest Star Wars movie came out this weekend. Experts have now weighed in on which star wars character would be the one to pick if you wanted to do what forgetting elected acted. No I'll give you hint The flavor is strong in that one the best ones that yes the best one e that was is what. The ranking was mel magazine as several top chefs which star wars creature would taste. Best is it may be ODA. Well you know he'd be very tender he'd be like the star wars equivalent of red meat on. Oh no like like the equivalent of exactly I would eat the I think the most delicious would be princess. She comes with Bagels the Danish. But it's no worse. Yeah how Geeky do you have to be being a website to try to figure out which in the star Geeky just have to be starving harvest. Eight oh all right. Let's face it you know who'd be delicious you walks and you you don't and you cook them in an e walk exactly coming up. Our panelists lied to you. Officially though I've loved the listener game one AAA supply. We'll be back in a minute with more of of from NPR this message comes from NPR sponsor capital one with with the capital one Walmart rewards card. You can earn five percent back at Walmart on line two percent at Walmart in store restaurants and travel and one percent everywhere everywhere else when you want all that you need the capital one Walmart rewards card. What's in your wallet? 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Do you find that fun or not so fun because you you get one holiday at once and if I want like but they present in the morning or in that afternoon cure here attitude young man. Let's see if you can help you that out or if he can help you out as we try to figure this out you play the game which you must try to tell truth from fiction. Bill would have Shawn's topic topic work harder. Companies have plenty of ways of making their employees work harder. NPR for instance Demeans low-performing workers by making the most quiz shows this week. We read about a new productivity motivator. Our panelists are going to tell you about it. Picked the one. Who's telling the truth? You'll win the weight waiter of your choice. Based on your voicemail. You're ready to play all right. I let's hear from Adam Burke the bathroom break for many of us it is increasingly become so much more than merely answering the call of a necessary biological function it has become a haven enclosed buttress against the cares of the workaday world a chance to reflect atkin silent repose in a different more forgiving kind of cubicle to crush some candy. Scroll the feed to sleep chance to read but however Oh you choose to stall in the stall the Staffordshire based company Standard Toilet which is to return brute efficiency to the porcelain chariot. It's new anti slack can features thirteen degrees downward slope which forces the user into an uncomfortable squat thrust making it. Difficult called to sit for more than five minutes at a time. Let alone crank through chapter of Jack. reacher it's estimated that the average British worker spends spends up to twenty eight minutes on the ceramic throne which according to the standard toilets developer Mahavir. Gill Costs Industry and Commerce. Four a billion pounds per annum once again that's per annum employees advocates. See The new. WC as just another way of reducing worker's rights no word on whether British workers plan to protest than you lose perhaps with some kind of Sittin once again. That's sitting toilets hy-vee to to spend as much time on them. Your next story of productivity prompted comes from Roxanne Roberts. What's the solution to too many dogs and not enough dog walkers offers scooters city pause a Brooklyn based dog walking service has introduced electric scooters into their lineup of canine care? Instead of just walking around the block for thirty minutes walkers use scooters and elastic leashes that require the dogs to jog briskly for fifteen in minutes not only. Is this better for the dogs. CEO Jeff Sloane tells the New York Post but the scooters allow for human walkers to exercise twice the number of dogs every day the company rents dacas scooters which require the walkers to steer with one hand and try to control the leashes with the other. You're so far so good except for ten dog pile up caused by rex a two year old great Dane who barreled into another scooter abandoned in the middle of the sidewalk. No dogs were injured but the Walker has a broken wrist and a worker's COMP claim the dog Walker company deciding making their dog walkers use electric scooters will be more efficient. Your last story of inspiring employees. I used to be even more efficient comes from Mo Rocca. The most irritating part of air travel the backups. No not in the sky but on the jetway deportable passageway that connects an airplane door to the terminal. The main source of the delay elderly passengers in wheelchairs being pushed Kline airline employees who has to make multiple trips to load or unload other passengers and supplies. We realized we needed to maximize each employees trip down. The jetway says Sun Country Airlines FELICIA FLOM in empty lap is a worse crime than too much legroom. So this month the sun country inaugurated its jetway wheelchair lap share program before pushing an elderly passenger up the jetway the employees employees loads up the passenger's lap with pillows and blankets with pallets of peanuts. And with that other source of jetway delays babies and toddlers. At first. I didn't know whose baby was being thrown in. My Lap said Hazel O'Leary eighty-seven but I do love babies. The most controversial aspect expect the program on the lap of particularly hardy looking seniors. Other seniors are loaded said that very same Hazel O'Leary. I don't think they knew I was already sitting on the lap of a man who looked just like Lorne Greene. Wh when that baby was put on my lap I was in heaven. The one of these real idea on how to improve efficiency at work is it from Adam Burke new kind of toilet in Britain written that sloped forward. so you just can't comfortably on it for very long from Roxanne Roberts dog-walking company that's making their dog walkers use those dacas scooters is to get more dog walks in or from Morocco Sun Country Airlines. Making sure they don't waste that space. In the lap of wheelchaired passengers which of these the real story of efficiency that we found in the weeks news. All right we think all we. That's you seth you think it's a and that would be Adams. The story about the toilets seth do you. Can you tell me why you think it's a bad influence enough All right well Sean. You've chosen a Adam story well to bring you the correct answer. We spoke to an expert in the field of the real story. The New Standard Toyland is actually a toilet was a sloping. How people use the toilet more convenient because Raymond Martin managing director of the British Toilet Association Association talking about the sloping toilet? Congratulations Sean and seth you got it. Right you've earned a point for Annenberg you're telling the Truth Prize Voice of your choice on your voicemail. Thank you so much replying. Thank you bye-bye. And now the game where people who have risen very very high peer down through the clouds to see what they left behind Jennifer Lea graduated from film school a little less than fifteen years ago and today. She is the head of Walt Disney animation animation. How did she get to be the first woman ever to hold that job and so quickly well? A few years ago she wrote and directed a movie called frozen which became the highest list. Grossing animated film ever made and now just as we were finally able to get let it go out of our heads. She's back with frozen. Listen to Jennifer Lee. Welcome to wait wait. Don't tell me I just have to say being on the show actually a highlight of my career. Because I think of everything. It's the one that's going to make my ex husband really jealous uh-huh. I am so happy to do that for you. Given the joy you've given me but I have to ask you don't think. Thank your say winning an Oscar did that. I didn't ask him. I was too polite of really now. What's interesting to me and and I say this as a father of daughters who saw a lot of Disney before frozen came along is that we know about the whole thing about the Disney princess in the beautiful woman? Beautiful Girl who's rescued literally by Prince Charming and the great thing about frozen is totally subverts. Is that your intent. Did you say to yourself when you were given the chance to make this movie. I'm going to completely stick it to all those princes uh-huh I will say. I have to give credit to Chris Bach My. He's my fellow director on the idea of having true. Love not be romantic but some mail was was just something that we thought was fantastic and to do a film where two sisters or two women are not at odds but are actually trying to support each other. They were just things that we wished we'd had grown up with and we'd never seen so You know there. There's some fun we had with Hans the spoiler for those of you with with kids who haven't seen the movie more than say six hundred times but hants of course is the guy who's introduces that literally the handsome Prince who's going to rescue the young heroine and it it turns out. He's a cad and I never seen that before. Did anybody from Disney. 'cause of course this was before the movie was a huge success. Did anybody say how we're not sure about this. Oh no because they. I mean they're now pretty much fifty fifty women and men every woman said. I've dated that man. We the one that can I ask is your ex-husband named Hans. Did you ever do any research or I. I don't know how you do it. Into what the core audience the children would want from a sequel to frozen with. They would wanna see we. We didn't really in the sense that we felt like if we we had so many requests of what we should do. If we listen to that we wouldn't build it in a true way. We did however do a lot of research search where we we went to Finland Iceland and Norway. We walked on glaciers. We went in deep in the forest and in fact we actually took a ship called the Hertie grooten down the fjords of Norway her written and oddly enough well we were. There are team had lunch with Peter Single parents. What what I had absolutely no idea with my parents they go on cruises? What else did they do? This is what happens. They come home and my mother says we met these people on the boat. They're big fans of yours that she doesn't say oh there with making frozen to. It was very excited. I did I had. That is amazing. More potent question can you. Can you weigh in on this controversy. Talk About Olaf Height. Oh Gosh Yeah I. Apparently around twitter there was some video game that said Olaf was five foot four and that would put all of the other characters somewhere in the eight to ten foot range. Argument went back and forth. Really trying to convince the world that they were giants So I think it was a Typo. I checked with production. He's a three foot five from frozen toe to tip his little wooden twigs. quit the controversy. Can I ask which frozen character sure. Do you think would be the most delicious I mean. I think there's no doubt it. It'd be great if that makes right. You'd be a little sugar beautiful. Can you tell us where Walt Disney's frozen bodies. I didn't know anything when I went to see frozen the first time in my daughter. That's what I thought it was is going to be. You saw Disney's frozen all right one more question before we get to the game so obviously part of the Disney experience is that for every movie. There's a huge amount of merchandising and we all saw with Elsa and everything with frozen do as the director of the creator of the film get to approve proved that stuff or is that out of your hands. Well we do the first film. We did almost everything but they didn't think we would sell that but This one we actually have a whole team because we can't there's too many thousands of from around the world. I think there should be a line of foods. Foods frozen foods is a thing I well Jennifer Lea. It is a pleasure. Is Your to talk to you. We have asked you here to play the game that we're calling. Let it thaw let it thaw. You May to frozen movies. But what do you know about frozen frozen foods. I was ahead of the Kerr. Were we're going to ask you three questions about iced cuisine through two out of three correctly do that. You'll win price one of our listeners. A Queen Bill Kurtis Halloween costume now. Just actually voice message bill. Who is Jennifer Lee playing for? Sarah Reese of Los Angeles California. All right you ready to do this. I'm ready. Here's your first question. There are a lot of frozen foods with celebrity endorsements and tie INS including which which of these a Larry. The Cable Guy's official get her done grub biscuit and sausage gravy meal be masterpiece frozen peas. He's more see Tom. Cruise Diet dianetic delights. Oh Okay I want to go with Tom Cruise. You really want to go for the Tom. Clearly saying it shouldn't be because you're hesitating the most though because it was so long was a Larry the cable you want to go with that one okay. That's the one very good. Here is your next question. A huge part of the frozen food business naturally is frozen desserts including which of these a license to chill a popsicle the shape of Daniel Craig's naked. Torso be the Inuit Pie. More woke ice cream sandwich or see. Frozen Rosen. Flaming hot cheetos. Oh I do because my daughter would love. I'll go oh good feet frozen flaming hot cheetos. No in fact believe it or not. It was licensed to chill were popsicle in the shape of Daniel Craig's naked torso all right the heyday Jennifer of frozen food was the nineteen sixties. which was when somebody tried out which of these business ideas is a pillsbury frozen flour being rented chicken which would provide you a mother hen to sit on your frozen food and warm it? The natural way or C. Tad's thirty varieties of meats. It was a chain restaurant where every table had a microwave for you to cook the frozen food they would bring to you. Oh God oh I'm going with the you're right you did it. I did go to the restaurant microwave which they did have a very large from our eyes and they drink I stick it in microwave. Anita the restaurant chain did not last long. Aw shock no how did filmmaker Jennifer Lea doing our quiz two out of three for Jennifer Louis. The generally the chief creative officer of Disney animation. Her new movie frozen to is in theaters. Now Jennifer Lee. 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I hear Weekday Mornings and now every Saturday at eight eastern two from NPR WBZ CHICAGO. This is wait wait. Don't tell me the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Curtis. Were playing this week with Roxanne Roberts Robert Adam Burke can mow ARACA and here again is your host at the Chase Bank auditorium in downtown Chicago Beater. Sehgal it out just a minute. Bill is simply having a wonderful Christmas. Rhyme our listener limerick challenges. Coming up if you'd like deploy give us a call at one triple eight wait. That's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four right now a panel some more questions for you from the week's News Roxana stunning break with tradition. One hundred year old Organization recently announced they were opening their doors to gay members who is suddenly accepting of all lifestyles. Here's hundred year. More than one hundred organizations tend to be since the turn of the nineteenth turn of the twentieth century stinking like I need a hint hint. All right they. Pride parade made their flow to just a car with a bunch of bodies in the trunk. The Mafia the mafia after decades denying I I remind. Let's go back and say what was that sort of Horsey. I thought it was going to be the rough riders. Yeah no I think the rough rider Rega- from from the jump eighteen ninety off all right. I mean seriously isn't rough riders a gay Bar Chelsea. It's in the West village after decades. Denying that Thur any gay people in their ranks. The Italian mafia recently began welcoming members of all sexual preferences into the family. which is more than can be said of some actual families? So congratulations grandpa a worse person than a guy who literally buries his enemies in concrete. It's nice now that the mafia doesn't care who you sleep with a man women the fishes so what happened. I should tell you is a powerful crime. Boss discovered that his own son none doubled as a popular drag queen. Presumably we hope under the name. Gal Capone Ah Cosa Nostra. Actually it. Actually it'll be great. 'cause this will change the entire like rank of all the mafia cliches. It's like you come to me on the day of my son's wedding to his partner. Craig leave the gun. Take the CANNOLI. I made it myself from a recipe on Queer Eye Roxanne. This week we learned something incredible about our ancient ancestors they like us. Would sometimes I just drink from what sadness drink from the milk carton no imagining prehistoric milk cartons. You seen you see they would drink out of the Apparently especially used these when the order was to go a McDonald land last Straw no not a strong vapor in April. I'll give it to mow disposable cups. I was disposable cups in prehistoric work-time and yet Roxanne they were they were cover. They were made of papyrus. There were not made it papyrus flat day were they were disposable mammoth skull. They were discovered it side skated to four thousand years ago there. Apparently these these clay cups and and why were they. Disposable are through a prehistoric drive-thru. Haven't you seen the Flint's the documentary the snack. I don't believe leave this archaeologists say that these were cops there were cheaply and simply made cups that they would just drink from them and then they throw them in the ground and we found remains it was not until three thousand years ago that would begin again to use reusable clay cups right after the invention of sinks to pile them up in. This just wasn't a FRAT party. Ecological site site where they found in. They all broke the glass. It's true that they leave. They were used for mead. Peng fight fight better cro-magnon when the cubs were convenient. It was really tough to get your order at starbucks when they have to card the card of the canea form of your name coming coming up. It's lightning fill in the blank. But I the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air caller leave a message at one triple eight wait. That's one eight eight eight nine two four eight nine two four or click. Let contact US link on our website. WAIT NPR DOT org. There you can find out about attending our weekly live shows right here at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago. And if you want more or wait wait in your week. Check out the award winning. Wait quiz for your smart speaker. We're not saying which award because we don't want to make this moment less impressive. Hi You're neuron we don't tell me hi. This is Neha from Philadelphia. How are things in Philly beautiful called? Yeah well that's what it's like there. What do you do there? I'm an artist and I about two years ago. I accidentally became a middle school English teacher. So I do that now. Oh my gosh what. What a terrible accident? How did it happen? Did you fall into a classroom and you couldn't get out now really vague craigslist ad really. Did you think it was like a real estate listing with a lot of roommates well meal. Welcome to the show bill. Curtis is GonNa read three news related. limericks with the last word or phrase missing from each of you can fill in that last word or phrase correctly and just to the lyrics. You'll be a winner ready to play right here is your first limerick Amazon. Thinks I'm a trumpster. They sold trash and now I am a grump stor. When my box was unsealed close inspection revealed I bought items? They found in a dumpster. Yes very good. It's not a dumpster diver. You're a dumpster entrepreneur. Amazon is cracking down on people. Reselling items they have found in the garbage cleaning them up and listing them on the Amazon marketplace. This explains why you're supposedly brand new. Instant Pot came with a family of raccoons. The story was reported in the Wall Street Journal who analyzed thousands of reviews of suspicious products one review said their purchase was quote a naturally sticky have been happy if it was naturally sticky. All right here is your next limerick this brandy brandy soap. Dove make sure boots shake. But don't eat it or you'll have a tooth break. It's been on display since my great grandma's Ause Day it's an ancient and nutty old cake. What'd you say family? Michigan Chicago has a particular heirloom one. Hundred Forty one year old food cake. It answers the question. Finally what is worse than figgy pudding. Hundred and forty-one is very old for fruitcake in the sweet spot for the Democratic presidential candidates older than Joe Biden younger than Bernie Sanders. I I just want to say this because we always bring this always comes up fruitcake. Christmas fruitcake is good yes it is a delicious big Atri as that you you should enjoy when possible gets better with age so this one this one. I wish the candidates debated about this. Ah All right. Here's your last limerick with its new. Move to make the game stronger. Monopoly couldn't be wrongdoer. The game is twice aces analysts and we're twice friendless. They've doubled the board now. It's monitor longer. Latest version of monopoly is the worst one yet. It's called monopoly longest game ever. It's perfect for that family. Waiting one hundred and forty one years to eat their fruit GEIC. It costs only twenty dollars specifically designed to take forever to play. The board is twice as big. There's only one die in the only way to get out of. Jail is through a lengthy appeal process. Can I suggest that they make another. The game has gone on too long. They make another game called the SEC. The comes in and break the monopoly. When you think about it? Monopoly is so weird. Why would I want to pay rent recreationally for a longer monopoly? At least do they have the decency to make the little play pieces like a really sharp item back stab my hand. My Eyes Bill. How did doing our quiz? She did a middle school perfect. Well done thank you graduate. The support for this podcast and the following message comes from Vada Brewing Company in nineteen eighty with a few two thousand dollars and used a dairy equipment. Ken Grossman founded. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company kens award winning Ales propelled him from home brewer to craft brewer. Today Canon. His family still own one hundred percent of the company one of the most successful independent craft breweries in America. More at Sierra Nevada DOT COM now the final game lightning fill in the blank each of our players without sixty seconds in which to answer as many filmed the blank questions as they can. Each answer is worth two points. Bill can you give us the scores Mona Atom. Each have three Roxanne has to okay. All Right Roxanne. You're in third place. You're up first. o'clock will start to begin your first question. Fill in the blank on Tuesday. The House approved a one point. Four trillion dollar spending bill aimed at preventing a blank shutdown right as pro. Democracy protests continued the leader of blank met with Xi Jinping to discuss possible solutions in the Hong Kong press leader of Hong Kong this week a judge in New York throughout fraud charges against former trump campaign chairman blank. Paul Manafort for right following an uproar on social media. The blank channel will reinstate a commercial the pulled features a same sex marriage hallmark. A woman is suing these stumble in in the bar in New York City. After she blanked she stumbled in and hurt herself. Yes she did on Wedneday rideshare service blank. We'd four point four million dollars settlement over sexual harassment allegations allegations. That's Uber. Yes on Monday New Orleans Saints quarterback blank set. A new record for touchdown passes to be drew. Brees vibe forty there are you are a woman in Brazil. Failed driver's test too many times. Her son blanked her son dressed up as her and took it four for her. That's exactly right. Rock the landing tired of his mom not having a license. Is the man put on a wig of floral dress up stick and went to the DMV to take the test for her. Unfortunately he was arrested. After officers grew suspicious after the old woman successfully successfully parallel parked and then wouldn't stop dabbing. The man is currently in jail awaiting bail. Sadly he'll be there for a while because his mom can't drive bill. How did Roxanne do right to sixteen point? The flipped a coin has elected to go. Second here we go in a bipartisan. Vote the House passed a trade. Bill meant to replace blank on Thursday. Nafta this week a federal judge ruled the government was entitled to any proceeds from NSA whistleblower blanks new memoir. Edward Snow right in his first speech to parliament. Johnson's landslide election victory last week. But his prime minister blank promised to follow through in a speedy brexit. Boris Johnson though initial reports. Blame Tesla for a fire that started at one of their car. Charging Stations Security Cam footage showed that blank was actually responsible gase driver what was a guy in a Mustang. Doing donuts around the a charger for the first time in thirty five years. Eddie Murphy will blank on Saturday night. Host Yes oh Saturday night. Live this week. NASA scientists said that expected to find proof of blank within the next this decade of life. Plan this week. Audi dealership in China filed suit against a man after his kid blanked after his kid stole a car and started doing donuts. No after his kid drew on ten cars with a rock probably thought he was creating a work of art when he doodle the new cars with Iraq. But that's not art. Art is when you duct tape a banana to car car dealership is now suing for damages. But the DAD says he's mostly concerned with where he's going to get a magnet big enough to stick all ten cars on the fridge. Bill how did Modo in our quick. They got five right ten more points. He has a total of thirteen. We now go to Adam. And how many does Adam need to win hated. Aided the eight eight here you go out and this is for the game on Wednesday. A federal appeals court struck down the individual mandate a key provision of blank. The obamacare. Right on Sunday officials said the first phase of the new trade deal between the. US and blank was completed China right this week. Bowling announced it was suspending production of the grounded blank. Planes seven three seven seven right on Tuesday whistleblower claimed the blank church at potentially dodge taxes and billions of dollars in donations like police in New Mexico. Were able to track down an armed robbery suspect who held up a pizza hut because he blanked while trying to escape put an order pizza. Mary face planted into the door and left his DNA behind on Thursday the CDC warned that an outbreak of the blank had spread to sixty schools in Minnesota. The measles. No the flu twenty five years after its release all I want for Christmas is you by blank. Finally reached number one on the billboard charts right police in California. Say they'll be able to identify a man who stole five hundred dollars on Tuesday. Because he blanked he stole it from caricaturist and he ran away and he left the picture that the guy drew. That's exactly right. The man asked Abbas Porta. John Waited until the caricaturist finished and then grabbed his cashbox and made a run for it. Fortunately for police he forgot to take the drawing with them. So officers say they're on the lookout for Man in light blue shirt and a red baseball cap who also has a giant head in a teeny tiny body. I feel it currently made his getaway on a tiny annual airplanes bill did. I don't do well enough to win. Got Six right twelve more points. Total of fifteen which puts him in second place but not enough ca-catch Roxanne's well just a minute. We're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be the best asked gift given the Congressional Christmas party this year. Special thanks to stock in Ledger restaurant here in Chicago for feeding us. Wait wait. Don't tell me a production of NPR IN WBZ Chicago in association association with Urgent Haircut Productions Doug Berman Benevolent overlord. Philip Goede Olympics are public address. Announcer is Paul Freedman House manager. Is Janet CAPPA Dona our intern his midday. Our web guru is Beth Novi J. Liederman composer theme. Our Program is produced by Jennifer Mills Miles Nerve Boston and technical director Simone Whiter Business Off Managers Colin another production manager is Robert newhouse our senior producers in Chile and the executive producer of. When we don't tell me is Michael Danforth now panel? One will be the best gift at Congress Chris's Christmas party. Adam Burke the Donald J trump combination high flow toilet dishwasher like all trump products that comes with a four year warranty. But you can't try to send it back sooner if you want Roxanne Robert Adam Schiff. We'll give Jim Jordan a can of w forty oil because he's worried. The poor man will literally blow a gasket and Morocco orphaned cat privates because they were detached from the cats and the movie but they they need to find a home will offend. The event happens. We'll ask you about it on. Wait wait don't tell you Bill Kurtis. Thanks that Adam. Burke Rocks Komo for lessening Peter Saigo. We'll see you next week. This is N._p._R..

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