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Panel Round One

BILL KURTIS: But it was not always just music and good times in 2015. We also talked about serious news.



Faith, curators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo are apologizing after they admitted to accidentally breaking what?

FAITH SALIE: Oh, that beautiful gold and blue beard off of the King Tut.

SAGAL: Exactly. They broke King Tut's beard off.


SAGAL: The museum admitted this week that due to negligence, somebody snapped off King Tut's beard - you know, the very famous funeral mask made of solid gold. Either that or Tut did it himself because at 3,000 years old, he can no longer pull off the whole hipster thing.


SAGAL: Reports say that the long beard that's attached to the mask was accidentally knocked off last fall by one of the museum's cleaners - one of their cleaners. Was it like, yeah, Todd, tonight I'd like you to do the fourth floor washrooms, the foyer, and give the most celebrated ancient artifact in the world a good once over, why don't you?

ALONZO BODDEN: Do we know where Indiana Jones was when this happened?


SAGAL: Egyptian newspapers were just outraged at this story with the scathing headline Bird, Squiggly line, Eyeball, Cat.


WILLIE NELSON: (Singing) Somebody pick up my pieces, I'm scattered everywhere. And put me back together and put me way over there. Take me out of contention, I surrender my crown.

SAGAL: When we come back, why Hillary Clinton might not get to be president and why if she does make it, her life might be in terrible danger. We'll be back in a minute with more WAIT WAIT… DON'T TELL ME from NPR.

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