Prediction

Jun 24, 2017
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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be the next thing Jeff Bezos buys on a whim. But first, let me tell you that support for NPR comes from NPR stations and Progressive Insurance, committed to offering a streamlined shopping experience where home and auto can be bundled together. Now, that's Progressive. Learn more at progressive.com or 1-800-PROGRESSIVE. The Economic Development Authority of Fairfax County, Va., where a new center for personalized health is working to predict and prevent cancer - details at powerofideas.org. And Lumber Liquidators, a proud sponsor of NPR, offering more than 400 styles, including hardwood, bamboo, laminate and vinyl with flooring specialists in hundreds of stores nationwide. More at lumberliquidators.com or 1-800-HARDWOOD.

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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.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Phoebe Robinson.

PHOEBE ROBINSON: He's going to buy the Amazon rain forest.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Alonzo Bodden.

ALONZO BODDEN: Bezos is going to buy Trader Joes because when he bought Whole Foods, Amazon said you may also like...

(LAUGHTER)

ROBINSON: Yes.

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. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.