This is a rare "Not My Job" segment of the NPR quiz show, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! because the host is more intriguing than the guest contestant. And that's saying a lot because the contestant is Olympic Gold Medal-winner, gymnast Simone Biles. But the host here is a guest this week -- Tom Hanks! Regular and observant readers of these pages know that this is from an old broadcast when Hanks filled in for regular host Peter Sagal. Rather than re-post the whole thing here, I decided to just use the quiz. But for those who want to hear the entire show with Tom Hanks as host, you can listen to it here.)
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, is a regular columnist for the Writers Guild of America and was for the Huffington Post. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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