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    Default Chris Thile on NPR's game show.

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    I have it saved as a podcast, but haven't listened yet.
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    I heard to twice over the weekend. He is pretty funny and did some GK imitations. I love Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me. I am looking fwd to hearing Chris on TPHC.
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    I agree Jim-- Wait,Wait is the funniest, smartest hour on NPR. I'd urge anyone who has never heard it to check it out.
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    CT was complimented on his nice singing voice, then was asked if the PHC guests would have trouble adjusting to that.

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    "Mandolin is kind of like a pretentious ukulele." -- I'll have to remember that one.
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    Here is a pretty in-depth article about Chris and PHC from the New York Times. My only beef/inaccuracy was this:
    Thile retreated to his dressing room to warm up on his mandolin, a rare 1924 Gibson built by the renowned luthier Lloyd Loar.
    Of course, these forums are probably one of the few places in the universe where anyone would care about this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Busman View Post
    I agree Jim-- Wait,Wait is the funniest, smartest hour on NPR. I'd urge anyone who has never heard it to check it out.
    I'll take it one step further and say the funniest, smartest hour in all of broadcasting, not just on the radio imho.

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