Panel Round Two The Purrfect Catvention, God Save the APR, The Disintergrating Bangaroo.
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Panel Round Two

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The Purrfect Catvention, God Save the APR, The Disintergrating Bangaroo.

MIKE PESCA, HOST:

Thank you, Bill. In just a minute, Bill joins the Kardashian Klan as Kimerick. It's the listener limerick challenge. If you'd like to play, give us a call at 1-888-WAIT-WAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924. But right now panel, some more questions for you from the week's news. Peter, this week Los Angeles hosted CatCon, the world's best, and hopefully only, cat convention.

(LAUGHTER)

PETER GROSZ: I know, I was there.

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PESCA: One of the central issues discussed at CatCon was calling for an end to what harmful stereotype?

GROSZ: They called for an end to the crazy cat lady stereotype.

PESCA: Correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PESCA: The crazy cat lady must end.

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AMY DICKINSON: As the only person, you know, on the panel who might be one day a crazy cat lady - I should live so long - so what are they going to do to dispel the...

PESCA: I think it's mostly just the label, the slur, and don't use the phrase crazy cat lady and just call them what they are - unmarryable, sexless spinsters.

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: With a cat, with cats.

PESCA: With cats.

GROSZ: You know, a better - the other thing they need to dispel about cats is that they don't have nine lives. I had kids in the car. They were like, cats got nine lives, right? And I was like, whoa, whoa, whoa, wait a minute. Someone's got to tell kids that they don't because then they're going to - you know, oh, throw him off the balcony. He's got eight to go.

(LAUGHTER)

PESCA: Yeah - we can do this seven more times.

(LAUGHTER)

PESCA: Amy, good news. You can now get a special MasterCard branded with what?

DICKINSON: Wait. It's - it's a group.

PESCA: Never mind the bullocks. The late fees will get you though.

DICKINSON: It's - is it Spinal Tap?

PESCA: It's like, the real Spinal Tap.

DICKINSON: It's the real Spinal - but, wait, I can't remember the group. It's...

PESCA: Ready? (Imitating sound of shooting bullets).

(LAUGHTER)

PESCA: Does that help? All right, Peter, you look like you know the answer. You want to answer it?

GROSZ: It's the Sex Pistols.

DICKINSON: The Sex - that's right. I knew it.

PESCA: It is the Sex Pistols. Virgin Money is offering two different Sex Pistols-branded credit cards, in what's probably the most unlikely corporate tie-in since N.W.A.'s Dockers with attitude.

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GROSZ: The only way this can be cool and punk is if you use this credit card after you've destroyed the store.

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: You know what I'm saying? You just go into a Gap and like, this is how I feel about your clothes...

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: And put it on this credit card.

(APPLAUSE)

GROSZ: Wouldn't that be great?

DICKINSON: Yeah.

(APPLAUSE)

GROSZ: I'll get miles on that card. I'll get points. Before I destroy your store, do you have a loyalty program?

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: All right. Let's destroy the store.

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PESCA: Peter, scientists in Australia have discovered a new species of marsupial with a life span of about of year. The reason its life is so short is because at a certain point, the male does what until it dies?

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GROSZ: At a certain point, the male just tries to reproduce until it dies?

PESCA: That is correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

GROSZ: What's - is there a name for this?

PESCA: It's a bangaroo. Yeah.

(LAUGHTER)

PESCA: It's actually called - it's actually called the dusky antechinus. It does it - it literally does it until it disintegrates.

GROSZ: The whole animal? Or just the thing?

PESCA: I will now quote from IFLScience. They inflict ulcers, fur loss and even internal bleeding on themselves. Their bodies disintegrate as they're stripped of nutrients to fuel a two-week orgy, which is also Panama City, Fla.'s new motto.

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: I feel - who's sitting there watching this?

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: Imagine if you were the scientist. You're like, hey, you got to watch...

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: It's all right dude, my old job was testing camel piss...

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: This is great.

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