Yaoi Got To Be Kidding, Part 2

| Rapid City, SD, USA | Books & Reading, Family & Kids, Movies & TV, Musical Mayhem

(I work at the local bookstore. I am trying to grow our small graphic novel and manga section so that it is worthwhile. A customer and his mom have stopped in to look around. He is about 16 years old.

Customer: “Mom, can I please get a new comic book?”

Customer’s Mom: “I don’t know. You just got one.”

(The mom looks over at me working at the register.)

Customer’s Mom: “Here’s the deal. Play your ringtone to her. If she can name the song or at least where it comes from, I will buy you a new comic book.”

(The customer’s son looks at his phone shyly as he looks for his ringtone. The music starts to play the theme song to ‘Robot Chicken.’)

Me: “Oh my god! That’s Robot Chicken!”

(I proceed to bock like a chicken with it. The customer’s mom looks at me incredulously and shakes her head.)

Customer’s Mom: “I made a deal.”

(They bought the comic book and are leaving. The mom is moaning loudly to her son.)

Customer’s Mom: “I can’t believe that the one person I point out knows exactly what it is! You’re everywhere! She doesn’t even look like she likes that kind of stuff!”

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