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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Panel, it is time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Helen, there's a new diet trend among the Silicon Valley elite, the CEOs and such. They're going for days without eating what?

HELEN HONG: Let's see. Silicon Valley diets...

SAGAL: Some of them go as long as a week without eating this.

HONG: Any food at all.

SAGAL: Right. They're not eating anything.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

P J O'ROURKE: Oh, what fun. Because how long have we got until they starve to death?

(LAUGHTER)

HONG: I know. Isn't that called dying?

O'ROURKE: Yeah.

SAGAL: Yeah. Well, no. They call it...

O'ROURKE: Cool.

SAGAL: They call it biohacking because they're terrible people.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Advocates of this micro-fast - they say it, quote, "increases mental clarity." And, quote, "it turbocharges weight loss." And quote, "sorry, what were you saying for a moment? I thought you were a pork chop."

(LAUGHTER)

HONG: This is so, like, Silicon Valley to take a trend that started in Ethiopia and just...

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Yeah.

HONG: ...Really...

O'ROURKE: Wreck it for everybody.

HONG: Yeah, like, run with it and claim it for themselves.

SAGAL: Wow.

HONG: I mean, come on.

O'ROURKE: Hey, jerk wads, it's called Lent.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "HUNGRY EYES")

ERIC CARMEN: (Singing) Hungry eyes - one look at you, and I can't disguise I've got...

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