Andropov dies and goes to Hell. Once he's overcome the shock to his
atheist system, he gets the lowdown from the Devil.
Nick shows him Karl Marx standing up to his knees in a room full of
human waste. "The greatest political philosopher of modern times!
How can they treat you like this?" asks Andropov. "Simple. You die,
and people forget about you," replies Marx.
comes a room with Lenin up to his waist in the same. "The greatest
revolutionary of all time! How can they do this to you?" wails
Andropov. "Simple. You die, and people forget about you," replies
he goes through rooms holding Khrushchev and Brezhnev, each getting
deeper in the mire and replying to Andropov's complaints with the
same phrase - "You die, and people forget about you."
he comes to the last room. Stalin is floating on his back in a room
full of dung, smoking his pipe and reading a copy of Pravda.
"This is the ultimate!" rages Andropov. "Of all the Soviet leaders
you alone deserve to be in the shit. So what's going on here?"
"Simple, Comrade Andropov," replies Stalin. "First, I may be dead
but no one will ever forget about me. And secondly I'm sitting on
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