Why would they ever be meeting in one of their dishes?
Secondary question: Are these for radio-astronomy or military early-warning radar? The people are drawn as scientists, so maybe astronomy; but the size and placement of the dishes suggests radar.
Gross, but what’s the joke? From DanV.
This is just the legend of Pandora’s box (or at least one particular variant of it), without any modification. How is that a joke?
Thanks to zbicyclist, who asks “Has the cat been caught by the coffee machine? If the cat is using it as bait, why is the cat holding it in their jaws?”
Thanks to dollarbill, who also provides the clue:
Noisy eaters island (6)
This could be considered a sickly Aria Pun. (4, 3)
Published 2021-Mar-07, which among other things on the designated-days calendar was the Sunday of Celebrate Your Name Week. Dunno if that explains anything.
Thanks to Andréa and Phil Smith III.
BTW I recently heard Scott Hilburn as invited guest speaker at the Pun Intensive Podcast – Episode 31 “Pun-Off Dinner 2019 Part 2”.