Archive for the 'humor' Category

Lurking

Cidu Bill on Aug 23rd 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Tina's Groove, comic strips, comics, humor | 26 responses so far

As a matter of principle, there must be a CIDU today.

Cidu Bill on Aug 22nd 2016

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The attack itself I could understand. The hearts, though…

Filed in Bill Bickel, Buni, CIDU, comic strips, comics, humor | 3 responses so far

Sunday Funnies: LOL, August 21, 2016

Cidu Bill on Aug 21st 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Bug Martini, Comics That Made Us Laugh Out Loud, Ikea, New Yorker, comic strips, comics, humor, lol | 8 responses so far

Saturday Morning Oy: August 20, 2016

Cidu Bill on Aug 20th 2016

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My apologies: I lost track of who sent me this.

Filed in Argyle Sweater, Batman, Bill Bickel, Robin, Scott Hilburn, comic strips, comics, comics books, humor, oy | 6 responses so far

Okay, I’m no expert on this, but…

Cidu Bill on Aug 19th 2016

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… isn’t wearing pantyhose the antithesis of “letting your knees breathe”?

Filed in Bill Bickel, Frazz, comic strips, comics, humor | 18 responses so far

Obviously Mr. Rubin was thinking “I wonder how I can guarantee myself a Geezer tag…”

Cidu Bill on Aug 19th 2016

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And for the non-geezers…

Filed in Bill Bickel, Hey Geezers! Comics!, Leigh Rubin, Rubes, comic strips, comics, humor | 15 responses so far

Shinola

Cidu Bill on Aug 19th 2016

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Is there actually a joke here, or just some very obscure product placement (for a watch company that is, like Frazz, Detroit-based) ?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Frazz, comic strips, comics, humor | 18 responses so far

Really couldn’t think of a subject like that wasn’t some variation of “Luke, I am your father.” Or “Luke, I am Kilgore Trout.”

Cidu Bill on Aug 18th 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Luke Skywalker, Rhymes With Orange, Rina Piccolo, Star Wars, comic strips, comics, humor | 32 responses so far

Yeah, I’m the same way, except the men’s room. And really anyplace else that involves directions with more than one step. But what’s the joke?

Cidu Bill on Aug 17th 2016

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I’d understand if his directions were impossibly complex — but anybody with a normal attention span should have been fine with these.

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Tina's Groove, comic strips, comics, humor | 21 responses so far

Geezer Two-Fer

Cidu Bill on Aug 16th 2016

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We’ll let The Exorcist slide, because that’s part of our cultural memory. And presumably responsible to a permanent drop in the sales of pea soup. But the Art Linkletter reference??

Filed in Art Linkletter, Bill Bickel, Exorcist, John Deering, Strange Brew, comic strips, comics, humor | 15 responses so far

NRA

Cidu Bill on Aug 16th 2016

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This strip’s only a couple of days old. Is he saying “I’m putting a hit out on her,” like Trump sort of maybe did when he kind of who-the-hell-knows-anymore suggested that NRA members and Second Amendment supporters take out Hillary?

If we can not turn this into a political discussion, that would be grand.

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Meaning of Lila, NRA, comic strips, comics, humor | 61 responses so far

TMI

Cidu Bill on Aug 15th 2016

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Mona: I would label it TMIDU Ewww?

Although, it is probably not worth the space it would take up on CIDU.

It appears to me that there is something, perhaps dogstuff or??? on the ground that, for some reason, is identified as stars - the Southern Cross - on Janis’s star-gazer app. Arlo looks disgusted and claims TMI (too much information).

Would an app confuse something on the ground with a constellation?

BTW, I was out in the country, far from city lights over the weekend, and was able to see a totally awesome shooting star during the Perseid meteor shower. I got up about 3am, went outside just in time to see the largest shooting star I’ve ever seen right over my head. Decided it couldn’t get any better than that and went back in to bed.

Irene: Submitting this one for my (slightly dyslexic) hubby, Tim, who at first thought this was an Arlo because Janice found TIM in the bushes.

We’re thinking maybe the app is saying that if they could see through the earth, they would see the Southern Cross looking in that direction. Other than that, we really don’t know.

Actual conversation:

Tim: Don’t you look at that “Comics-that-need-explaining” blog?

Me: You mean Comics I Don’t Understand?

Tim: Yeah. That. Look up Arlo and Janice for today.

Me: It doesn’t work that fast. People submit them, and he picks.

Tim: Well, look at that one. Oh. Never mind. It says TMI, not TIM. I thought they caught us.

Filed in Arlo and Janis, Bill Bickel, CIDU, Ewww, Jimmy Johnson, comic strips, comics, humor | 30 responses so far

Sunday Funnies: LOL, August 14, 2016

Cidu Bill on Aug 14th 2016

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Mitch3:

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AaronB:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Comics That Made Us Laugh Out Loud, Joe Dator, Margaret Shulock, New Yorker, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, Six Chix, comic strips, comics, humor, lol | 14 responses so far

Liability

Cidu Bill on Aug 12th 2016

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Kilby: The question is whether she intends to perpetrate something in the store, or is she merely intending to hang the sign on her bedroom door?

Or is it something else (completely different)?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Non Sequitur, comic strips, comics, humor | 55 responses so far

WIFIDU

Cidu Bill on Aug 11th 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Reality Check, The Squirrel Must Die, comic strips, comics, humor | 26 responses so far

Anti-Geezer!

Cidu Bill on Aug 10th 2016

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This one’s guaranteed never to become dated.

And now just for the heck of it…

Filed in Bill Bickel, New Yorker, Randy Newman, YouTube, comics, humor | 35 responses so far

OCD

Cidu Bill on Aug 10th 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Reality Check, comic strips, comics, humor | 15 responses so far

Do I even want to know?

Cidu Bill on Aug 9th 2016

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Adding an Arlo tag just in case…

Filed in Arlo Page, Bill Bickel, New Yorker, comics, humor | 34 responses so far

Swim

Cidu Bill on Aug 9th 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Frazz, comic strips, comics, humor | 15 responses so far

Was there really a Golden Age of Grocery Bagging?

Cidu Bill on Aug 8th 2016

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Because seriously, there was never in my memory time when it was done well.

Or is the joke that Arlo is just a cranky old man (”In my day…”)?

MAKE GROCERY BAGGING GREAT AGAIN!

Filed in Arlo and Janis, Bill Bickel, Jimmy Johnson, comic strips, comics, humor | 39 responses so far

Seems to me this should have something to do with tipping cows… somehow…

Cidu Bill on Aug 8th 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Mother Goose and Grimm, comic strips, comics, humor | 28 responses so far

Sunday Funnies : LOL, August 7, 2016

Cidu Bill on Aug 7th 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Comics That Made Us Laugh Out Loud, Cornered, Greg Evans, Luann, Mike Baldwin, comic strips, comics, humor, lol | 8 responses so far

Saturday Morning Ewww - August 6, 2016

Cidu Bill on Aug 6th 2016

Boise Ed:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Close to Home, Ewww, comic strips, comics, humor | 9 responses so far

Hopefully he meant “grand-daughter,” or else this strip is about to take a very weird and ugly turn

Cidu Bill on Aug 5th 2016

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Filed in Arlo and Janis, Bill Bickel, Chinatown, Jimmy Johnson, comic strips, comics, humor | 20 responses so far

Warren

Cidu Bill on Aug 5th 2016

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, F-Minus, Tony Carrillo, comic strips, comics, humor | 19 responses so far