Carl Kasell is one of the best huggers at NPR

From Amy Jeffries’ interview with “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” scorekeeper Carl Kasell:

JEFFRIES: When you do come to Baton Rouge for the Wait, Wait show at the River Center, the men in the audience really should be prepared for the women in their company to simply swoon when you come onto the stage.

Carl Kasell: Heck of a hugger

Carl Kasell: Heck of a hugger

KASELL: Well, I don’t know about that. I’m a pretty old guy right now, not as young as I used to be, but, uh…

JEFFRIES: It’s been known to happen.

KASELL: And I have the reputation here at NPR of being one of the best huggers in the building.

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