Welcome to the Greatest Show on the Internet. It's all about invertebrates, the rulers of this planet, our distant cousins. We've got the best spineless freaks, monsters, mutants, missing links, evolutionary dead ends and even a bearded lady, though she definitely has a spine.
There is plenty of time before the show starts. In the meantime, we would like to invite you to...
We have fabulous appetizers, sensational meals and scrumpdiddleumptious desserts. Please seat yourself and start looking at our menu. Your server will be with you in a minute. Bon appétit!
Arthropod sampler plate... $3.95
Box Elder Bug on passion vine leaves ... $3.25
Pickled snails ... $2.95
Woolly Bear caterpillars with extra fuzz ... $2.95
"Hi, my name is Sidonia. I will be your server."
Soups & Salads
White crownbeard salad with Swallowtails ... $4.25
Creosote bush salad with katydids ... $4.95
Sexless rotifer soup ... $5.95
Golden Orb Weaver sandwich ... $5.95
Mother and children reunion ... $4.50
Sea spider heads with arthropod segments ... $11.95
Mixed snails in the shell, over a pile of dirt ... $12.95
Sawfly larvae in pungent sauce ... $11.95
Butterflies à la king ... $12.25
Frozen Woolly Bear caterpillar ... $4.95
Ladyfingers with Hologram Moth topping ... $5.50
Pomegranate stuffed with paper wasps ... $5.50
Gulf Fritillary pudding with chrysanthemum ... $3.95
Spider jello flavored with staghorn sumac ... $3.50
How was everything? Please tip your server generously; she needs to buy lots of shavers.
Thanks to all the contributors. The 3rd performance of the Circus of the Spineless will be at the end of November at Urban Dragon Hunters.
A final note: My policy on this blog is not to have any links in any of my posts to any creationist (including "intelligent" design) sites. Hence I turned down a submission from one such site. I offer no apologies.
A final final note (Tuesday evening): OK, folks, we are not taking anymore comments on this post. It's time to move on.