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The Gimp puts the baby down and switches CDs.

The next track that comes on if Bad Companys Feel Like MakinLove, and this is when the show gets really good the father and his one nippled daughter start going at it, slow at first to go along ith the music, but they get quite vicious during the songs chorus. The mother takes the baby from the Gimp and sticks the babys head up the outstretched asshole of her song. She then gets under the child and starts sucking on the infants tiny cock, while her son jerks of while watching his father and sister screwing. Next song: Let The Good Times Roll by The Cars. The Gimp walks into the middle of the action and takes off the outfit to reveal: Grandma, who has no jaw, and a horrifying set of extremely saggy breasts. She gets on her knees and relieves her grandson of what he was doing by using drool that is just falling off of her tongue. The babies head slowly oozes out of his older brothers asshole and hits the ground with a thud muffled by the music. Grandma picks up the baby and starts licking the shit, and blood of the childs face, and the older sons organs fall out completely leaving a pile of organs and a pile of skin and bones. The final song comes on, Cinderella's Dont Know What You've Got (Till Its Gone). The mother starts taking her sons bones and uses them to build a cross which she then crucifies her own baby with. Grandma goes into her silver case and pulls out a pair of small bolt cutters. The father snaps his daughters neck and continues fucking his daughter in the ass. He stops and drags his daughter to the center of the room where the grandmother holds the daughters body upside down. The mother sticks the crucified baby in the daughters cunt, and the baby is crying. The father takes the bolt cutters and starts cutting off the fingers on the right hand of the baby, each one pops off and the mother catches each one in her mouth. She then spits them at the agent. The father moves on to the left hands, fingers fly and mom catches them and spits them out. Grandma drops the daughter and Mother, Father and Grandma all take a bow at the end of the song.

The agent stares straight at them, blinking and wiping the blood off of his face. He picks up a thumb. That was something alright. What do you call yourselves?

The Father steps forward takes one of the fingers off the desk and eats it like a french fry. He smiles and says "The Aristocrats"


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