“I don’t understand why the team got rid of me.”
“Widegger, you’re an OK outfielder, but you’re too naive.”
“What do you mean? I never renegotiated my contract, and my stats are above average.”
“You haven’t heard what they’re saying? ‘You can catch more flies with money than with Widegger.’”
With the economy failing, no recovery in sight, the priest showed his solution to a friend.
“Jesus coins?” the friend asked.
“Exchange value guaranteed by our savior himself.”
“How’d you figure?”
“Money’s had a faith component since it stopped being worth its weight in gold.”
“Change you can believe in?”
“This DVD will show us the future!” he said.
“What did you waste your money on, now? Some self-help guru’s prognostications? Some crackpot financial analyst’s get-rich-quick scheme?” she said.
“No, this will be actual footage, from the future! Watch!”
He starts it.
Footage from the lab.