PETER SAGAL, HOST:
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Now, panel, what will Jeff Bezos buy next now that he has Whole Foods? Brian Babylon.
BRIAN BABYLON: Just for the headlines, he will buy Spam.
SAGAL: Phoebe Robinson.
PHOEBE ROBINSON: He's going to buy the Amazon rain forest.
SAGAL: Alonzo Bodden.
ALONZO BODDEN: Bezos is going to buy Trader Joes because when he bought Whole Foods, Amazon said you may also like...
BILL KURTIS: And if any of that happens, we're going to ask you about it on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME.
SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks also to Brian Babylon, Alonzo Bodden, the great Phoebe Robinson. Thanks to all you for listening. I am Peter Sagal. We'll see you next week in Philadelphia.
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