Panel Round One
MIKE PESCA, HOST:
Right now, panel, it's time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Shelby, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is visiting Europe this week. And on Monday, the Italian prime minister took him to see his country's prized works of antiquity. One problem - what was it?
SHELBY FERO: Oh.
FERO: Is it because it's naked people, and that's not cool?
PESCA: Yeah, pretty much. They had to cover up all the nudes.
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PESCA: They'd been covering up the marble nudes with plywood boxes, and they tried to convince Rouhani it's always been called Michelangelo's David in Sensible Khakis.
PESCA: Interestingly, they covered the antiquities in the same plywood they used to keep Prime Minister Berlusconi from humping the statues.
PETER GROSZ: That is my favorite image that has ever been conjured up on this show.
GROSZ: (Imitating Italian accent) Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, what are you doing? I'm going through the museum. Let me look for myself.
FERO: Oh, no.
GROSZ: (Imitating Italian accent) Just close the door and get me in the morning.
FERO: He gets to the boxes - oh, foiled again.
GROSZ: (Imitating Italian accent) Oh, I've got somebody splinters - oh, God.
PESCA: (Imitating Italian accent) There's no bunga bunga for me.
GROSZ: Yeah. (Imitating Italian accent) You should've told me you were going to cover up those statues - not nice, guys.
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