1. Posted on 24 May, 2012

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Recently called “the Brando of NPR,” by BONPR Alec Baldwin, Carl Kassel served as the Morning Edition news announcer for from its inception in 1979 through 2009, and is currently the judge, scorekeeper, announcer, and prize of Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! In researching this major BONPR, we learned that Carl Kassell not only helped launch our local affiliate, he is also an alumnus of one of the finest public universities to take our money and kick us out.
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    babesofnpr:

    Recently called “the Brando of NPR,” by BONPR Alec Baldwin, Carl Kassel served as the Morning Edition news announcer for from its inception in 1979 through 2009, and is currently the judge, scorekeeper, announcer, and prize of Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! In researching this major BONPR, we learned that Carl Kassell not only helped launch our local affiliate, he is also an alumnus of one of the finest public universities to take our money and kick us out.

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  1. Happy Birthday Carl!!!


Carl Kasell, NPR News (by Melody Kramer)

    Happy Birthday Carl!!!

    Carl Kasell, NPR News (by Melody Kramer)

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  1. Lego Carl and Peter. My mind is blown. 
Carl Kasell & Peter Sagal (by davekaleta)

    Lego Carl and Peter. My mind is blown.

    Carl Kasell & Peter Sagal (by davekaleta)

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  1. via my mom, who saw this in the paper. Pretty sure that’s not Carl Kasell…though Wait Wait’s show is on tomorrow night!! [This is Carl Kasell] View in High-Res

    via my mom, who saw this in the paper. Pretty sure that’s not Carl Kasell…though Wait Wait’s show is on tomorrow night!! [This is Carl Kasell]

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  1. tballardbrown:

Carl Kasell being a good sport and helping us with a crazy project.  (Taken with Instagram at NPR Headquarters)

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    tballardbrown:

    Carl Kasell being a good sport and helping us with a crazy project. (Taken with Instagram at NPR Headquarters)

    CK.

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  1. Meet Tiny Carl Kasell. View in High-Res

    Meet Tiny Carl Kasell.

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  1. Live Long And Prosper: JJ Abrams is on the show on Monday.
Also, here’s Leonard Nimoy showing Carl Kasell how to Vulcan salute.

    Live Long And Prosper: JJ Abrams is on the show on Monday.

    Also, here’s Leonard Nimoy showing Carl Kasell how to Vulcan salute.

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  1. Why yes, this is a picture of Carl Kasell eating a Popsicle. (Happy 40th NPR!)

    Why yes, this is a picture of Carl Kasell eating a Popsicle. (Happy 40th NPR!)

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    happy birthday!

  1. bobedwardsradio:

Carl Kassell, Click and Clack, Ray Suarez, Terry Gross, Susan Stamberg and Bob. (by The Bob Edwards Show)

    bobedwardsradio:

    Carl Kassell, Click and Clack, Ray Suarez, Terry Gross, Susan Stamberg and Bob. (by The Bob Edwards Show)

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  1. 2/14: Happy Birthday Terry Gross! Happy Birthday Dave Davies! (photo of Carl Kasell taken at Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me a few years ago)

    2/14: Happy Birthday Terry Gross! Happy Birthday Dave Davies! (photo of Carl Kasell taken at Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me a few years ago)

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  1. Happy Friday! Carl Kasell, the Hall of Fame NPR broadcaster and scorekeeper for Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, did the Bears players a favor by reciting the famous Al Pacino pre-game speech from the movie Any Given Sunday. It’s a pump up pre-game speech from your extended family at NPR/WBEZ.

    Happy Friday! Carl Kasell, the Hall of Fame NPR broadcaster and scorekeeper for Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, did the Bears players a favor by reciting the famous Al Pacino pre-game speech from the movie Any Given Sunday. It’s a pump up pre-game speech from your extended family at NPR/WBEZ.

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  1. Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell were on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night….

    (Source: latenightwithjimmyfallon.com)

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