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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Cryo-jeanics, The Benefits Package.

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

All right, panel, some more questions for you from the week's news. Roy, as corporate America becomes more concerned about global warming, this week the CEO of Levi's said you can save the world by not doing what?

ROY BLOUNT JR.: He said anybody who really appreciates Levi's, such as he himself, never puts them in the washing machine.

SAGAL: That is in fact true.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

SAGAL: Do not wash them.

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: At a conference about corporate sustainability, Levi's CEO Chip Bergh said he hasn't washed his jeans over a year. According to that incredibly disgusting man, not washing keeps the genes in good shape and is better for the environment. At the end of his statement, he waddled away from the podium unable to bend his legs.

(LAUGHTER)

BLOUNT: Somebody - you know, people talk about, well, he puts his pants on one leg at a time like everybody else. He may be able just to hop into his.

SAGAL: Yeah. They stand there by themselves.

CHARLIE PIERCE: Actually, they might put themselves on.

O'CONNOR: Yeah.

SAGAL: Kyrie, unemployment is at an all-time high in the Czech Republic. Well, one political party is urging young people to vote for change because if they get a job, they could enjoy what?

O'CONNOR: Dates?

SAGAL: Yes. Specifically, office hookups.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

O'CONNOR: Oh.

(LAUGHTER)

O'CONNOR: I guess it is hard to have those if you don't have an office.

SAGAL: That's true. According to the Czech Social Democratic Party, one of the basic social rights is to have a hurried hook up in a meeting room with a door you can close, but not lock, or so they imply in a new ad. It urges people to vote in the upcoming European elections. The ad shows a young, blonde, office worker get up from her desk, walk into a room and meet a colleague while - and I'm not kidding - Barry White music starts to play.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic endorsed the ad, saying sex at work was nothing to be frowned at, he said.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: In unrelated news, all the conference rooms in the Czech capital building were suddenly reserved all day.

(LAUGHTER)

O'CONNOR: I don't think I work in that office.

SAGAL: You don't think so?

PIERCE: And I'm not eating any of the donuts that are left over on the table either. I'm telling you that right now.

(LAUGHTER)

BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: Know the country slogan, Peter?

SAGAL: What is the country's slogan, Bill?

KURTIS: If the cubicle is a rocking, don't come knocking.

SAGAL: Right.

(LAUGHTER)

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