Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for August 09, 2008
Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling The Adventures of Brain In A Beaker "Shaking Things Up" Man: So I said, "About as well as the restructuring project..." Man #2: Hey, do you feel that? Man: It's an EARTHQUAKE!! Meanwhile -- Man #1: Hey! Careful! Don't SHAKE that! Man #2: Sorry -- I was just getting the Arts section. Man #1: Okay, but GENTLE! It's very delicate! Man #2: What is it anyway? Man #1: It's my brain in a beaker. Man #2: Your what in a what? Man #1: A disembodied brain, stimulated by a computer to believe it's a functioning person, in a virtual reality. Man #2: So, it THINKS it's walking around in a real world? Man #1: Yeah, exactly. Man #1: That blows my mind, dude. It could never know that everything it sees and does is an illusion. Man #1: I kno...HEY! Did things just get darker? Man #2: Weird! Sort of...yellower! Man #2: Maybe it's a brownout... Man #1: Strange...I suddenly want to go for a walk! Come on! Let's GO! Meanwhile - God-Man: Aw, darn! My Red Bull spilled into my brain in a beaker!
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