Archive for March, 2008

For Good Measure

Cidu Bill on Mar 31st 2008

Will in Houston: I get the joke — I don’t get how it got past the censors.

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The censors were probably all fired after they let Wednesday’s strip slip through -Bill

Filed in 9 Chickweed Lane, Arlo Page, Bill Bickel, comic strips, comics, humor | 6 responses so far

Quote of the (Opening) Day

Cidu Bill on Mar 31st 2008

  • “Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can’t get you off” -Bill Veeck

Filed in Bill Bickel, Bill Veeck, baseball | 3 responses so far

Comics That Made Me Laugh Out Loud, Pre-April Fool’s Edition

Cidu Bill on Mar 31st 2008

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(Matt Paretsky and Craig M. Bobchin submitted this one for the Ewww Files)


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Filed in Arlo and Janis, Bill Bickel, Ewww, Leigh Rubin, Rubes, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, centaurs, comic strips, comics, comics that made us laugh out loud, humor, lol, prisons | 12 responses so far

Adult Supervision

Cidu Bill on Mar 31st 2008

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Dare I ask?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Frazz, Jef Mallet, comic strips, comics, humor | 9 responses so far

Synchronicity Sunday

Cidu Bill on Mar 30th 2008

Sent in by Arthur:

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Heart’s mom’s comment is a bit of a CIDU, actually…

Here’s the Doonesbury strip to which Mark refers (in the Comments section):
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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Doonesbury, Heart of the City, One Big Happy, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 11 responses so far

Weighty Matters

Cidu Bill on Mar 30th 2008

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Herman, comic strips, comics, humor | 14 responses so far

Saturday Morning Lesbians

Cidu Bill on Mar 29th 2008

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(Responses to this one might stray into Arlo Page territory)

Filed in Arlo Page, Bill Bickel, CIDU, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, comic strips, comics, humor, lesbians, sex | 13 responses so far

This is Only a Test

Cidu Bill on Mar 28th 2008

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Okay, how old do you have to be to have seen these on anything near a regular basis? For that matter, I’d imagine the window of opportunity for seeing test patterns in color must have been fairly brief.

Filed in Bill Bickel, comic strips, comics, humor, television | 24 responses so far

I’m a Substitute for Another Guy

Cidu Bill on Mar 28th 2008

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So is the joke here that a) substitute teachers are dumb, and b) substitute teachers make up bumper stickers to drum up business for themselves?

Filed in Alison Barrows, Bill Bickel, CIDU, Preteena, comic strips, comics, humor, teachers | 12 responses so far

The Fake Craigslist Ad: Who Should Be Going To Jail?

Cidu Bill on Mar 27th 2008

Filed in Bill Bickel, Crimeweek, Weird World of Crime, craigslist.com | No responses yet

Heimlich

Cidu Bill on Mar 27th 2008

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Filed in B.C., Bill Bickel, CIDU, Heimlich maneuver, comic strips, comics, humor | 8 responses so far

A Box of Synchronocity

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2008

Two from today’s papers, as spotted by Heather the Buzzard:
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Filed in Bill Bickel, Cornered, Mike Baldwin, Non Sequitur, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | No responses yet

How Do You Eat Your Oreo?

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2008

Filed in Bill Bickel, Crimeweek, Weird World of Crime | No responses yet

Assignment

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2008

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What exactly is going on here? Mrs. Keene is berating the teacher because Jeri got the assignment wrong? This wouldn’t even make sense if Mrs. Keene has ever shown signs that she even liked Jeri. Theirs is without question the most unsettling parent-child relationship in mainstream comics.

Filed in Alison Barrows, Preteena | 14 responses so far

9 Arlo Lane

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2008

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I don’t even want to think about it…

Filed in 9 Chickweed Lane, Arlo Page, Bill Bickel, comic strips, comics, humor | 20 responses so far

Hillary is really just getting on my nerves now (OT)

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2008

Continue Reading »

Filed in Barack Obama, Bill Bickel, Hillary Clinton, politics | 12 responses so far

Prescribe Something

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2008

Carl Fink: We have someone who apparently needs a prescription
because he’s floating upside-down in a blob of ink. I think he’s supposed to be a vampire or something, but I still don’t get it.

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, John Deering, Stange Brew, comic strips, comics, humor | 8 responses so far

Thank You For Flying Hell Airlines

Cidu Bill on Mar 25th 2008

Filed in Bill Bickel, Crimeweek, airlines | No responses yet

Math Problems

Cidu Bill on Mar 25th 2008

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Because we use the term “math problems”??

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Dave Coverly, Speed Bump, comic strips, comics, humor | 10 responses so far

Mom, Arrested For Leaving Child in Car, Sues

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2008

Filed in Bill Bickel, Crimeweek, lawsuits | No responses yet

Cervical

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2008

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Yes, in fact “cervical” does mean “pertaining to the neck,” though of course that’s not what generally comes to mind (”cervical” in gynocological terms refers to the cervix, the “neck” of the uterus).
 
All things considered, “Neck pain?” might have been a clearer and less distracting banner sign.

Filed in Bill Bickel, Leigh Rubin, Rubes, chiropractic, comic strips, comics, gynocology, humor | 6 responses so far

Comics That Made Us Laugh Out Loud During Easter Week

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2008

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Broom Hilda, Dave Coverly, F-Minus, Loose Parts, Mark Parisi, Off the Mark, Pearls Before Swine, Pluggers, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, Speed Bump, comic strips, comics, comics that made us laugh out loud, humor, lol, music, writers' strike | 15 responses so far

Dirty Sox

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2008


Is not bathing during the World Series some sort of quaint Boston tradition?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Mark Parisi, Off the Mark, Red Sox, World Series, baseball, comic strips, comics, humor | 5 responses so far

It’s the Berries

Cidu Bill on Mar 23rd 2008

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Solar Rhino: I get that Dilbert has been restored… but by berry juice? By the placebo version of berries? Either way, why was the woman disappointed that it worked? If she didn’t want it to work, why give it to him in the first place?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Dilbert, Scott Adams, comic strips, comics, humor | 17 responses so far

Well, At Least He Didn’t Use It For a Comb-Over…

Cidu Bill on Mar 23rd 2008

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One for the Ewww Files from Nicole

Filed in Bill Bickel, Ewww, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor | 2 responses so far