“The Jeopardy! contestant search is coming to Boston!” After hearing that over the Jeopardy! closing credits one evening in 1996, only one response was possible in my household: “Let’s do this.” First, you wait … Today’s contestants, doing so much online, will skip the frustration of placing a phone call to get an appointment for a tryout. I thought I’d go nuts over the rapid dial tone signaling more calls than the phone company could handle. Getting the call through seemed to take forever. Eventually, my husband and I were among the lucky ones to get a time
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