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From NPR and be easy Chicago this is wait , wait don’t tell me the NPR news quiz. I’m Bill Curtis were playing this week , with Alonso Bowden Jessie Klein and Mars joke Ronnie and here again is your home .
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For the , wait , wait don’t tell me bluff the listener game call 1 weight to play our game on the air , how you on. Wait , wait don’t tell me .
Hi , everybody. Katie well are calling from Palo Alto , California : well .
Like a big fan of the show. I grew up listening to wait , wait don’t tell me , and I just . So all this a very telling sustaining force they did it did it warp you in any way I I hope the Phoenix of the human that’s the note didn’t do that .
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Good to talk to you. Welcome to our show after so many years you of course are gonna play our bluff listener game your job as I think you know is to tell truth from fiction Bill what is Katie’s topic now hiring every American’s drives for the humble dignity of the date work because that is where we can avoid our families . This week we heard about a new job opening out there somewhere in the world . Panelists to tell you about it . Pick the one who’s telling the truth , you’ll win our prize the waiter of your choice doing your voicemail . Are you ready to play .
I am ready.
All right. Your first job opening comes from Alonso Bowden .
Are you a lousy driver GM is looking for you. It lost your license . GM is looking for you if you think stop signs and speed limits are only suggestions GM is dreaming of .
How better to test a new fleet of autonomous cars then putting them head to head against truly terrible drivers Harold roles in GM engineer in charge of autonomous testing says quote we programed to cars to avoid all dangers we can think of , but bad drivers are incredibly creative and if we want our cars to avoid trouble they’re going to need to practice the plan is to bring them to GM test facilities where streets have been set up to duplicate neighborhoods says they’ll have these bad drivers drive around any autonomous cars deal with them. We’ve seen left turns from the right lane U turns in the middle of a one way street . We had one young lady who stopped in the middle of an intersection because her phone rang , and she said she’s not supposed to talk and drive .
M supplies the cars along with hotel and expense money they’re bringing drivers in from all over the country and emphasize they will provide transportation from the hotel to the Pacific.
Other job opportunity comes from Jessie Klein.
In response to recent customer demands WHOLE FOODS has announced a new position avocado concierge as your avocado concierge will be directly involved in ensuring are right for customers at all times. You will be responsible for round the clock monitoring ever avocado population tracking developing information about softness brown spots and overall acceptability if an avocado becomes raped during your shift you will alert customers over the stores PA system . But but but but but and dispose of that avocado if it is not claimed within 5 minutes . In addition , WHOLE FOODS VP for produce technology has announced their plan to create a kind of avocado Amber Alert system using statewide cellphone push technology this initiative will be supported by a team of quote avocado hens employees will actually sit on top of the other .
Potters keeping them warm and their human body heat.
Qualified candidates must have a background in horticulture and at least 5 years of experience dealing with insufferable people.
And marketing at WHOLE FOODS lacerated an open position available to Jobseeker’s somewhere comes from Mars , Joe.
Some people complain that they have a crappy job too much time standing on their feet. Having to deal with the mean boss are just too little pay but now there’s a town in Idaho that gives the term-crappy job a whole new meaning . The town of Napa Idaho is looking for volunteers to help them stave off an influx of roughly 10,000 crows which have been flocking to the town . The past 3 years , creating a public hazard with their droppings . That’s right . They’re looking for human scare crows to stop the bird poop now chief of staff , Robert Sanchez is calling for volunteers for different mobile teams one thing would be collecting meteorological data and Counting Crows that’s absolutely their job to count not listen to the band counting grows but actually count the Crows another mobile team would be making efforts to displace the Crows using noise machines and laser pointers I’m assuming one of the noises is not pucker up .
So one of these is a real job that somebody could get perhaps yourself if you need a change was from Alonso terrible drivers being hired by GM to really test autonomous cars from Jessie Klein the avocado years position it WHOLE FOODS or for Moscow Bronte human scarecrow is in Idaho , which of these is the real story in the weeks.
Wow , I mean I kind of wish it was the one because that would be really you he would.
I think I’m going to go with option 3 of.
No doubt with story.
Of the human scarecrow has being hired in Idaho well to.
Bring you the correct answer. We spoke to someone who’s actually involved in this job search .
Migration of crows occurs.
That was Bobby Sanchez. The chief of staff of Napa City Hall in Idaho , talking about the human scarecrow as they are hiring congratulations go to , you got it right .
Again , the point for Maserati what our prize the voice of anyone you like on your voicemail. Congratulations .
Thank you so much , I had a flat they.
But now the game were we ask a really interesting people about things they completely uninterested in its called not my job. So Jon Hamm became one of the biggest stars in Hollywood through his role as Don Draper on the show Mad Men but .
I thought it was kind of a nicht thing to better but there.
Some people who watched that show and certainly hey isn’t that my waiter and they might have been right because before Jon Hamm was a star. He was an underemployed actor waiting tables here in LA , welcome back in glory Jon Hamm . Welcome to wait .
What can I get you to drink it. It happened , but there’s really .
This in my admiration for you group has used to be among the greatest firing people in LA for many years and that’s a tough life you live there for a while.
Yeah , I was a waiter longer than I was anything else for up until very recently. Yeah , and it was , it was great . I mean I worked to cool restaurants have had decent bosses and nobody yelled at near 3 things I had a blast . I really did was it it was it . Were you a good waiter . I think so , I mean , yeah , you know .
But it was a very Kavita.
Given the back.
The places you work when you were one of them , not one of them is not open any words it’s or it’s changed hands. I used to work in political Ciudad downtown none of you have ever been there .