Nero Wolfe, Mice Brains and Personal Gravy

Explore better living through chemistry with Anne and Michael and discover the fascinating world of fashion, many great insights from Christine O’Donnell, turning your puss pink and a wonderful phone conversation with Christopher Hawley. Also: A Well-liked, former international sex working elementary school teacher, the Great Pumpkin Shortage, more insights from Christine O’Donnell, a short review of Upstairs at the Square and the new film, The Town.

Songs include: Autumn in New York and Maybe I’m Amazed

The New World Order (and Caffeinated Salmon)

Newt Gingrich thinks President Obama is so outside our comprehension. Also, he’s insane, Michael looks like he should be in Steppenwolf, The New world Order, Yom Kippur and fasting and What to drink for The Anne Levine Show Bad Co-Host Drinking Game are all substantial cogs in the wheels of this week’s program as well as caffeine in brownies and many other things.
Plus: Other novel uses for Caffeine, What to try if you want to try something, Christine O’Donnell is obviously off her meds, Big Brother 12 wraps up, who’s Dancing with the stars this season and Randy Quaid goes home.
Also: Stop Doing That, Alexander McQueen’s memorial, Lady GaGa in Maine, fat kids with the sniffles and everybody’s favorite new food, Frankensalmon.

Songs include: Rich Girl and (Every Time I turn Around) Back in Love

Cats and Crazy People

Cats on the Beach take the lead in this week’s show and are soon followed by the wonderful world of punctuation, a woman who has a tea towel removed from her abdomen, P-Town says goodbye to Showgirls for the season, Dina Martina, Burgie and the Subservient Chicken, charging extra for large women at the nail place and how donating blood just got much more interesting. Plus: Phil Davison, the insane hopeful treasurer, Rachel Maddow talks about Crazy people, Chaka Khan sings at the US Open, Glee does Rocky horror
and a wonderful new feature: Did Joan Jett sing that song?

Songs include: Cool for cats and I’m Every Woman.

Going Into Labor

Here it is, the official end of the summer vacation season and Anne wonders why her friend never got around to seeing Betty Grable in the film “Pin Up”, why customer service jobs end up outsourced to other countries and what happened to the news. Also discussed thoroughly are such diverse elements such as September on Cape Cod, Kanye West’s love for fried chicken and the sad passing of Tanny Marks, one of Anne’s lifelong friends. Also, “Let it lay where Jesus flung it”, The Mosque, a couple of blonde jokes, How the “Jewish People” deal with mourning, the potential stoning of a woman in Iran and the Inquisition. Michael unveils The Anne Levine Bad Co-Host Drinking Game, Jan Brewer “speaks” her mind, Haley Barbour lies about his age, casual sex and its effects on long term relationships, forgetting your glass eye and the Big Yawn that was Earl round out the show in fine fashion.

Revisiting Rants

A cranky Anne is in a wierd space tonight and goes off on myraid subjects including Air Travel, Richard Quest’s backside , Mike Huckabee’s inability to remember the name “Sonia”, Susan Boyle’s loss to Diversity, the murders of both a Doctor and an Army Recruiter and former President Bush’s year and a half of vacation. Also: Health Care Hell, the Real Housewives, the doctor shortage on Cape Cod and Anne’s brother gets waved at by President and Mrs. Obama. This show originally aired June 2009 and has been edited for content.