Recently called “the Brando of NPR,” by BONPR Alec Baldwin, Carl Kassell served as the Morning Edition news announcer 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. SING IT WITH US, CARL:
I’m a Tar Heel born I’m a Tar Heel bred And when I die I’m a Tar Heel dead. So it’s Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina Rah! Rah! Rah!GO TO HELL DUKE!

Recently called “the Brando of NPR,” by BONPR Alec Baldwin, Carl Kassell served as the Morning Edition news announcer 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. SING IT WITH US, CARL:

I’m a Tar Heel born
I’m a Tar Heel bred
And when I die
I’m a Tar Heel dead.
So it’s Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina
Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina
Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina
Rah! Rah! Rah!
GO TO HELL DUKE!

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    A gentleman’s gentleman
  4. kinsale42 reblogged this from nprfreshair and added:
    Psshhh. Brando? I’d say Cary Grant, or Jimmy Stewart. Gregory Peck even. Someone a little more accessible than Brando.
  5. soiledpointsofview reblogged this from nprfreshair and added:
    Carl is dreamy!
  6. marmynavy reblogged this from nprfreshair and added:
    Love.
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    Agreed
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    love me some carl kassell.
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    This man is the voice of my childhood. I am forever enamored with him.