A near-synchronicity noticed by Bob Ball. The theme in common might be phrased as “knowing who you should be listening to”, or we can leave it up to the gang to better describe it.
Because when the clock strikes three, we will have the Big Synchronicity Roundup!
First up, Andréa was struck by the treatment of the old Goofy/Pluto problem, in Pearls Before Swine and Strange Brew:
Next up, Jerry found the focus on Feng Shui in Bizarro and Pickles:
Finally, BillR was seeing jigsaw puzzles all over the place, or at least in F-Minus and Rhymes With Orange:
Boise Ed sends this in and asks if there is supposed to be something psychedelic about marinara sauce. We suppose that might just be a matter of spicy food leading to disturbed sleep; but there is still an issue of how to tell whose dream it is from within the dream. Or: who is the butterfly and who is the emperor?
Getting some ZZZZs is an ongoing theme with Horace; but this seemed an amusing example!
It’s charming that the other guy also seems to be there to work on his poetry.
Okay, so it’s kinda obvious … yet somehow surprising!
From dollarbill, who always appreciates a novel twist on an established trope:
And F-Minus provides the Sad-LOL you noticed in the Tags and wondered about …
And in the “Nothing new under the Sun?” Department:
There’s hurricanes in Florida and Texas needs rain …
Contributed by Andréa:
As with the first literary school of fish, there is no mystery about the point or the kind of joke, but we can exercise our memory and sense of Arizona’s 11th largest city by trying to pinpoint the writer in each case and the reason for the icon.
“Can’t remember if we used this or got sidetracked back then” Dept. Contributed by Olivier: