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Were you paying attention in 2012? Test your memory of the the serious and not-so-serious news of the year with Brian and guest quiz-master Ken Jennings!
Brian tests your knowledge of what happened in 2012. To participate, call 212-433-9692!
Tidbits From the Show: Soda Ban | Why Women Can’t Have It All | SNL Video Parody of Lydia Callis | Our Prep for the SCOTUS Health Care Decision | Lin Leaving Headlines | Gary Johnson on the BL Show | Jill Stein on the BL Show | Robin Hood and the 121212 Concert | Gore Vidal's Best Video Moments
Brian is joined by guest quiz-master Ken Jennings, former Jeopardy champion, host of the Slate news quiz, and author of the new book Because I Said So!: The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids.
Tidbits from the Show: SNL Video of Spanish Ecce Homo painting | Kony 2012 | Paula Deen has diabetes | Chrysler's "Halftime in America" ad, starring Clint Eastwood | Nate Silver on Forecasts and Odds | India Blackouts | Stephen Covey Dies |
Below is the script that Brian and Ken Jennings worked from for the 2012 news quiz. Warning: answers are in there, so if you want to listen first and play along, don't look at the script!
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