Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for November 01, 2015
"Rat channels the spirit of Rube Goldberg" Rat: Sort of. "Stephan (A) tells a bad pun that nobody likes. Causing reading (B) to throw newspaper in disgust. Hitting a random dog. (C) Who gets angry and bites the leg of a random flute player. (D) Causing the flute to hit a very high note. (E) That distracts two drivers (F), both named Burt, who crash into each other and die. (F) Which Stephan reads about in a newspaper, giving him an idea. (G) About killing two Burts with one tone. (H)" Stephan: You're no rube. Rat: You ARE a rube. Pig: Ow.