Cul de Sac by Richard Thompson for July 06, 2008
Alice: Butterflies are so pretty. Butterfly: Ah, but appearances can be deceptive. Have you heard of the butterfly effect? Alice: No. Butterfly: What are they teaching kids these days? It's the theory that a thing as small as the beat of a butterfly's wings can influence vast global weather systems. Thus, my slightest gesture, my merest lazy twitch, could summon tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, freak rains of frogs! Alice: Uh. Butterfly: Ha! Think of the power! What rough beast flutters in yon field? It is I, bringer of catastro- Noise: Squish. Beni: What - Alice: It was self-defense, I swear.