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Lenox, MA (Tanglewood/Koussevitsky Music Shed)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Paula Poundstone: 14 (2/6)
Adam Felber: 13 (3/5)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Deval Patrick: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about newspapers trying brand new innovations, Not My Job about Burning Man, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big viral fundraiser after the Ice Bucket Challenge?
During the Listener Limerick Challenge round, Bill Kurtis noted that he wanted to learn more about doing the Limericks from the master. With that, Carl Kasell came on on-stage to do the Limericks for Bill Kurtis.
San Francisco, CA (Nourse Theater)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Paula Poundstone
Roxanne Roberts
Roy Blount, Jr.
Tom Bodett
Ken Jennings
Amy Dickinson
Adam Felber
Paul Provenza
Kyrie O'Connor
Alonzo Bodden
Rosie Perez
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Kevin Fitzgerald: 3
Rick Schwartz: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite segments about the animal kingdom.
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San Francisco, CA (Nourse Theater)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Tom Bodett
Amy Dickinson
Charlie Pierce
Roy Blount, Jr.
Bobcat Goldthwait
Kyrie O'Connor
Roxanne Roberts
Brian Babylon
Peter Grosz
Jessi Klein
Mo Rocca
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Apollo Robbins: 3
Mavis Staples: 0
Alice Cooper: 2
Eric Schmidt: 2
Tim Gunn: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring some additional favorite Not My Job segments.
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San Francisco, CA (Nourse Theater)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Alonzo Bodden
Jessi Klein
Mo Rocca
Faith Salie
Charlie Pierce
Paula Poundstone
Maz Jobrani
Amy Dickinson
Adam Felber
Roy Blount, Jr.
Luke Burbank
Kyrie O'Connor
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Jim Bouton: 2
Randy Sprecher: 2
Gillian Flynn: 3
John Waters: 2
Rosanne Cash: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring some favorite Not My Job segments.
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San Francisco, CA (Nourse Theater)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Paula Poundstone: 12 (4/4)
Maz Jobrani: 12 (2/5)
Alonzo Bodden: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Maz Jobrani
Correct: Maz Jobrani
Amy Tan: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a major innovation in baseball, Not My Job about tanning and the tanning industry, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next common behavior to be declared unhealthy?
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