Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Jeff Harrell: A brief and surprisingly dull encounter with an extraterrestrial life form

It's like a vintage Spider Robinson short. By that I mean it's good.

“So what you’re saying is,” Brithpth said slowly and distinctly, “is that you eat with the same orifice you breathe with?”

“Yup,” I replied.

My guest did that thing again. He paused, in the way that a glacier might be said to pause. For a slow ten-count, he was perfectly still.

“How do you keep from clogging the tube?” he asked for the third time in an hour.

Let me go back

Do the clicky-thing and read. It's pretty good.
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