Kid logic meets the mother of necessity. One budding inventor builds a machine to channel his own hot air, while he sleeps, into a means to blow away his elementary school enemies. This story was told live at our Oct. 2014 show, “Search and Research.”
Gas-X, where were you on this one?
About the storyteller
Sam spends his days showing kids how to misuse power tools and how to make music videos. He is most afraid of the House of Prime Rib on Polk Street, doilies, and Lyme Disease, in that order.
Homepage photo depicts a scene from “He-Gassen, or “The Fart War,” from Japan’s Edo period (Waseda University/Wikimedia via The Atlantic).