© 2021 West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Telling West Virginia's Story
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Panel Question

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Here's an unaired moment from one of our past shows.

Helen.

HELEN HONG: Yes?

SAGAL: Helen, with more and more states legalizing pot, the hot, new trend, as I'm sure you all know...

(CHEERING)

SAGAL: The hot, new trend is cannabis drinks. However, the manufacturers of these drinks are facing a challenge. What?

HONG: A problem amongst cannabis drinks is that you drink one, and then you fall asleep....

(LAUGHTER)

HONG: So they don't really sell a lot of them.

SAGAL: No, that's not the problem.

(LAUGHTER)

HONG: Can I have a hint?

SAGAL: Well, you may not notice by the third one.

HONG: Oh, it takes a while for it to hit, so you're just blazed.

SAGAL: No, that's not the problem. It's a much more basic problem for people selling beverages.

HONG: You pee the weed out.

(LAUGHTER)

JESSI KLEIN: I feel like every single answer you've given is the right answer.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Those are probably all true.

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: If there are people who are making these beverages listening, they're probably taking notes and going, yeah, that's also a problem.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: I'm going to put it this way. I would imagine...

KLEIN: I love your...

SAGAL: ...If these things do come to market in the way they're supposed to, we will see a lot of sophisticated stoners sort of picking one up, holding their nose and then pouring it down...

HONG: Oh, it stinks. No, it tastes bad.

SAGAL: It tastes bad.

HONG: It tastes bad.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

HONG: Oh, gosh. It was so basic.

SAGAL: I told you.

HONG: I was, like, way overthinking it.

SAGAL: You were, in fact.

HONG: Oh, it tastes like yuck.

SAGAL: It does. It tastes exactly like yuck.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Actually, they do taste terrible. They have flavors described as, quote, "oily grass..."

HONG: Eew.

SAGAL: ...And having notes of, quote, "dish soap and urine."

(LAUGHTER)

LUKE BURBANK: I know - I think you're thinking of Zima.

(LAUGHTER)

BURBANK: It really gives a new meaning to this Bud's for you.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "DUBOLINE")

PAMA INTERNATIONAL: (Singing) So it's after the show, and we need to relax. We reach into our bags for our favorite snacks. Fresh from the jar - we don't have to look far, so let's break it up, shake it up, buy out the bar. Yeah. I got a (unintelligible) and now I'm grinding, grinding, (unintelligible) picking out the seeds...

SAGAL: When we come back, the bluff game that's a real blast and the great Candice Bergen. That's in a minute on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME from NPR. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.


WVPB is local news, education, music, and entertainment for West Virginia.
Your donation today will help keep us strong and vital.