Cul de Sac by Richard Thompson for December 15, 2013
Man: Ah! You've made your selection? Mom: Well, the top is a little weird. Man: We could wire on a new top quite easily. Mom: You can? Dad: Really? Man: We offer many tasteful cosmetic options on our trees. Mom: Oh! Dad: Is it extra? Alice: EW. Man: We'll do a top replacement and bolt on a few more limbs. A simple procedure. Petey: It'll be like Frankenstein if he was a tree! Alice: It's leaking glue. Mom: It looks so natural. Petey: And when they plug in the tree, it comes to life and seeks revenge, leaving its victims smothered in glue. Alice: Thanks. I was wondering what to dream about tonight.