Archive for March, 2012

Saturday Morning Ewww - March 31

Cidu Bill on Mar 31st 2012

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Doug Bratton, Ewww, F-Minus, King Kong, Pop Culture Shock Therapy, Tony Carrillo, comic strips, comics, humor | 24 responses so far

CJA: Trayvon Martin Shooting a Boon for Skittles

Cidu Bill on Mar 30th 2012

Why the candy’s parent company sees this as a bad thing. Also: Batman pulled over by cops, Justice Kennedy the most powerful man in America, and homeless people used as human Wi-Fi hotspots

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Arlochronicity

Cidu Bill on Mar 30th 2012

A day apart, actually, but close enough (notice where Jeremy put the book). John DiFool sent the Curtis comic

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Filed in Arlo Award, Bill Bickel, Curtis, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 12 responses so far

Is Jeff Stahler Moderately Confused?

Cidu Bill on Mar 30th 2012

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 Aside from “what’s he talking about?”, why does it seem as if he’s learning to design web pages on his smart phone?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Jeff Stahler, Moderately Confused, comic strips, comics, humor | 28 responses so far

Gun Show

Cidu Bill on Mar 30th 2012

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Brevity, CIDU, Guy & Rodd, comic strips, comics, humor | 15 responses so far

CJA: Pennsylvania House (Pretty Much) Establishes a State Religion. Oddly Enough, Some People Have a Problem With This

Cidu Bill on Mar 29th 2012

Also: the question of orange triangles on Amish buggies makes it to the Kentucky Supreme Court, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn tries a new argument to counter a lawsuit from the hotel maid who claims he raped her

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CJA: Spike Lee Gives Out George Zimmerman’s Home Address (Or So He Thought)

Cidu Bill on Mar 29th 2012

The bigger question is, should it be a crime to give out somebody’s address — whether it’s George Zimmerman or an abortion provider — knowing it’s likely to result in violence?

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Button

Cidu Bill on Mar 29th 2012

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(If the entire graphic doesn’t appear on your screen, click it for a full version)

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, comic strips, comics, humor, xkcd | 7 responses so far

CJA: When is a heinous murder not a heinous murder?

Cidu Bill on Mar 28th 2012

Arizona Supreme Court Strikes Down Killer’s Death Sentence Because the Murders Weren’t Heinous Enough

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Tape

Cidu Bill on Mar 28th 2012

tape.pngWould a kid actually use the word “tape”? Obviously the phrase is being used here the same way somebody would say “dial a phone number (I’m sure there’s a word for that sort of thing), but I just don’t think I’ve ever hear anybody born after 1990 or so refer to “taping” something.

Filed in Bill Bickel, Edge City, language | 39 responses so far

And then 7 8 9

Cidu Bill on Mar 28th 2012

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Yes, Deux is clearly elongated; but what’s the joke here?

Filed in Bill Bickel, Brevity, CIDU, Guy & Rodd, comic strips, comics, humor | 18 responses so far

British Student Sentenced to 56 Days in Jail For Racist Tweets [CJA]

Cidu Bill on Mar 28th 2012

Racially offensive language is classified as “incitement to racial hatred”

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Spoiler

Cidu Bill on Mar 28th 2012

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, New Yorker, comics, humor | 36 responses so far

Verdict: ”Too Fat” Model Wins Lawsuit [CJA]

Cidu Bill on Mar 27th 2012

Details, and an interview with the model

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High

Cidu Bill on Mar 27th 2012

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Bizarro, CIDU, Dan Piraro, Michigan, comic strips, comics, humor | 24 responses so far

Somebody actually thought about this and came to the decision that it was a good idea…

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2012

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The story behind the ad

Filed in Bill Bickel | 23 responses so far

At Last, the Definitive Answer

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2012

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Garfield, Jim Davis, comic strips, comics, humor | 32 responses so far

”I may be crazy, but I’m not stupid” [CJA]

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2012

Wrong.

And if you missed it Saturday (because traffic here is fairly light on weekends): Employers Demand Job Applicants Turn Over Facebook Passwords — Or Do They?

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Evolution

Cidu Bill on Mar 26th 2012

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Leigh Rubin, Rubes, comic strips, comics, humor | 18 responses so far

[CJA] Employers Demand Job Applicants Turn Over Facebook Passwords — Or Do They?

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2012

It’s the controversy du jour; but something about it doesn’t smell right…

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Comic That Made Lola Say Ewww!

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2012

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I agree with Lola, but I disagree with the doctor: if this guy’s cholesterol is this bad, then as disgusting as it looks, he’s probably fortunate that it’s escaping through his pores -Bill

Filed in Bill Bickel, Dave Blazek, Ewww, Loose Parts, comic strips, comics, humor | 6 responses so far

80

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2012

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Filed in Baldo, Bill Bickel, CIDU, comic strips, comics, economics, humor | 11 responses so far

Flowers

Cidu Bill on Mar 24th 2012

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

How long until this happens (or has it ALREADY happened)?

Cidu Bill on Mar 23rd 2012

Rather than handing you a menu, the waiter or waitress suggests that you consult the restaurant’s app (which of course you can download on the spot if you don’t already have it)

Filed in Bill Bickel, smart phones, technology | 47 responses so far

Closed-Circuit Cameras At Gas Stations: No Gas Until the System Confirms You’re Insured [CJA]

Cidu Bill on Mar 23rd 2012

A clever solution to a serious problem, or Big Brother-ism?

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