A mature discussion about an age-old topic? Or an excuse to bring up topics involving mystical pasta and aliens?
He intended for it to be a serious talk; unfortunately the tentacle monster drawn behind him made it difficult for anything to be taken seriously.
There was a reasonably attentive crowd on the premises.
And all were awaiting fascinating pearls of wisdom.
If you have an attentive crowd, this is all well and good, but...
...you really shouldn't forget what you were going to say.
"Oh no, you're going to need to cooperate on a task! The horror!"
"The table is... octagonal!"
Amazingly, cooperate they did!
Random interlude: they have come to steal your ink!
"...and that, ladies and gentlemen, is the greatest story you will ever hear."
AAAH! ... uh, uh I meant 'aww'.