Tom Waits Shows David Letterman His Ancient Mousetrap: [ send to a friend ]
Music legend Tom Waits shows David Letterman his simple but effective ancient mousetrap.
"It's heavy and it's heavy for a reason," explains Waits. "A lot of people think the holes are so that the rat will have a chance to breathe easier. No."
"It's so that you can submerge it in water," he says hesitantly, as the audience gasps.
"Tom, this is genius," responds Letterman. "This is absolute genius. We're talking about the rats and the plague and if something had to be done. By God, this is one stop shopping here, my friend."