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All right, now in just a minute we'll ask our panelists to predict once President Obama is out of office, what will be his next job? But first, I got to say, support for NPR comes from NPR stations and CarMax, a nationwide retailer of used vehicles, where people can buy or sell their car, offering written vehicle appraisals good for seven days. Learn more at carmax.com. CarMax, drive what's possible.

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HANKS: And now, panel, what will President Obama's next job be? Faith Salie.

FAITH SALIE: Well, Tom Hanks, he and Joe Biden are going to put on some dresses and get ready for the reboot of "Bosom Buddies."


HANKS: I don't see it. I just don't see it. Top that, Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: He is finally going to launch his one-man, off-Broadway show, "My Own Thing: The Barry S. Pumpkin Story."


HANKS: Paula Poundstone.

PAULA POUNDSTONE: He's going to replace the recorded voice at Chicago O'Hare Airport. So instead of hearing that constant loop of invasive suggestions, it'll will be Barack Obama doing it live. And he'll say stuff, like, for those of you over 50 who've not yet had a colonoscopy, please report to the TSA.


BILL KURTIS: Well, if any of that happens, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

HANKS: Thank you, Bill Kurtis.


HANKS: Thanks also to Paula Poundstone, Luke Burbank, Faith Salie. And thanks to all for putting up with me. I'm Tom Hanks in a mercy booking as a second-rate Peter Sagal who vows to return next week, despite all of our better wishes.


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