A Basset Hound
March 08, 2008
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, our staff has been scraping the bottom of the joke barrel once again and coming up with a lot of painful splinters for Saturday’s Joke Show, so we’re asking our listeners to dig deep and send us some worthy new candidates. We don't do cute on the Joke Show. We don't do stand-up, as such. We don't do long-winded story jokes. We do classic jokes. Clean, but just barely. So send in your best stuff right now, today, and there may be some free stuff for you if we use your jokes on the air. Just remember, if we come up short, we may have to go with the nuclear option, where Garrison sings two hours of long-forgotten vaudeville classics, accompanied only by a harmonica and an old basset hound. It’s up to you.
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|02:54||GK opens, call for jokes|
|04:08||"Sound of Chickens" - GK/ Pat|
|08:05||GK and Roy Blount tell jokes, "Hell's Kitchen" playoff|
|12:48||Daylight script, "Louie Louie" playoff|
|30:16||Powdermilk Biscuit Theme|
|32:22 ||"Blues When I Exercise" - Pat Donohue/ GASB|
|35:56||More Jokes, "Johnny B. Goode" playoff|
|40:26||Pat Donohue tells a joke, GK intros Rich Dworsky|
|41:25||"Otra Madrugada" - Richard Dworsky|
|44:42||GK talks about March, daylight savings time|
|45:33 ||Ketchup script|
|49:07||Guy Noir script|
|59:20||Hibernation script, "Wipe Out" playoff|
|1:02:41 ||intermission ("Miss Annabelle Lee")|
|1:06:08|| listener jokes, greetings|
|1:10:39|| "Knock Knock, Who's There?" - Andy Stein and Shoes|
|1:14:29|| More jokes, "I Saw Her Standing There" playoff|
|1:19:25||The News from Lake Wobegon (Download MP3)|
|1:29:58|| "Ain't No Joke" - Pat Donohue and band|
|1:33:15|| More Jokes, Roy Blount|
|1:39:45|| Rhubarb script|
|1:44:23|| More jokes|
|1:45:19|| SFX (Fred vs. Tom) script|
|1:55:55|| last jokes, credits|
|1:57:30|| Bad Jokes, "Down Yonder"|
Photos from the show|
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|Roy Blount Jr.
||Rich Dworsky provides a mellow moment in the joke show with the song, "Otra Madrugada."
|Tim Russell and Sue Scott read this week's message from the Catchup Advisory Board..
||"Ain't No Joke" performed by Pat Donohue.
|Andy Stein plays the baritone saxophone.
||Tom Keith and Fred Newman collaborate on this weeks "SFX" script.