Panel Round One
PETER SAGAL, HOST:
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AMY DICKINSON: Oh, some sort of pollution.
SAGAL: No. I'll give you a hint.
SAGAL: Certainly, we understand how the EPA could get behind Kim and Chloe. But who know's about Kendall and Kylie?
DICKINSON: So it endorsed the Kardashians?
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SAGAL: This is what happened.
DICKINSON: Because they're so much hot air involved that they're...
SAGAL: No, no.
DICKINSON: ...That they're creating this massive hole in the ozone.
SAGAL: It's a little more complicated than that. No-no. So there's this new very popular, Kim Kardashian game app in which the object of the game - I'm told it's very fun. The object of the game is to keep Kim Kardashian married as long as possible.
SAGAL: The current record, by the way - if you're playing the game, the record to beat is 4 minutes, 32 seconds.
SAGAL: And it just so happens it's one of those annoying apps that takes over your Twitter account if you're not careful. So somebody like an intern with access to the EPA Twitter feed accidentally tweeted how much they love that game. When you think about it, it isn't that surprising that the EPA is interested in the Kardashians. The entire family is a Superfund site.
LUKE BURBANK: You know what?
BURBANK: You guys out there in public radio land are clapping and laughing, but based on what we've learned about human language, those are some of the smartest people we have.
BURBANK: So show them some, like, respect.
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