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Detox: Propaganda

August 15, 2007

I hate to disagree with Wikipedia, but something is amiss here. Either these photos got switched, or the spider couldn’t hold his coffee, or he got ahold of some Folger’s or something. Because in the last 24 hours, I’m even more irritable, forgetful, and absent-minded than usual. I’ve even begun carrying a piece of paper around with me to remind myself to feed my daughter and bathe myself and such. I’m a mess, and I’m certain that just one bean nestled on my tongue would make all my troubles go away.

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3 Responses to “Detox: Propaganda”

  1. jason says:

    That’s called withdrawl, my man. Used to happen to me every time I would come home from med school finals, and promise myself no caffeine until I got back to school. My parents would wonder why I was being such a @#$%!&.

    It gets better, give it a few days…

  2. GM says:

    How did they get the spider to drink coffee anyway? Maybe it just needed a little cream or sugar. In any event, I bet the caffeinated spider spun its web a lot faster and was in a better mood during gustation. Or maybe, just maybe, Mike is right and Wikipedia is wrong and there are some ways in which spiders and humans differ in their reactions!

  3. Anonymous says:

    I like this caffeinated spider. I like him a lot. While everyone else marvels over his friends’ webs, he has finished his. He has since already dined on fresh housefly, 2 gnats and a mosquito and is reclined in his den with a nice medium roast Kona. All his friends are very proud of their webs and spend a multitude of free time speaking in condescending tones about their buddy with the “only-thrown-together’ web. They are, however, very skinny and hungry because the flies hate to ruin such masterpiece webs. This leads to much irritability. See how much better all things are with coffee?

    Tom

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