No. 207: "TK"

No. 207: "TK"

No. 207: "TK"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
March 13 1999 3:30 AM

No. 207: "TK"

It happens in Colorado for an hour a day, and former prosecutor Steven Cohen calls it "the oddest kaffeeklatsch in the history of Western civilization." What goes on?


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Wednesday's Question (No. 205)--"Nothing but Cash":

Devise a pair of words to fill in the two blanks--one word each--as Thomas Rogers, president of NBC cable, describes his shift away from the old network economic model: "Our goal over time is to turn viewers into __________ and __________."

"Hunters and gatherers."--M.G. Lord, Marshall Efron, Jon Delfin, and Joe Shaw

"Dharma and Greg."--Jon Hotchkiss

"Readers and writers. (He was promptly fired.)"--Paul Tullis

"Cash and checks."--Steve Lyle (Marshall Efron had a similar answer.)

"Imbeciles and quick."--Tamar Haspel

"Malcontents and loners. ('We're going to steal the Internet's thunder!')"--Doug Strauss

"Gays and lesbians. (Turns out Falwell was right all along.)"--Tim Carvell

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