PETER SAGAL, HOST:
Right now, panel, it is time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Adam, this week, a section of highway in Texas was forced to close down after a truck carrying what exploded?
ADAM BURKE: Was it Axe body spray?
SAGAL: It was Axe body spray, yes.
HELEN HONG: (Laughter).
SAGAL: Either the truck caught fire, and the extreme heat caused its payload of thousands of cans of Axe body spray to explode, or the cans self-immolated for the good of humanity.
SAGAL: After the weaponized deodorant blew up, Texas Highway Patrol closed Interstate 35 for eight hours, saying the road was, quote, "dangerous to motorists," and, quote, "suddenly and weirdly sexy."
BURKE: Also, I mean, Texas road explosion sounds like a scent of Axe body spray.
SAGAL: It really does. Yeah.
MAEVE HIGGINS: But, like, I know that Axe doesn't smell good, but I also know that, like, teenage boys - no offense - smell worse.
HIGGINS: So I'm really torn.
SAGAL: That is true. The only thing that smells worse than a teenage boy with Axe body spray is one without it.
BURKE: The original name of Axe was The Lesser of Two Evils.
(SOUNDBITE OF NIRVANA SONG, "SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT")
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