Monday, December 31, 2012

Sunday, December 30, 2012

I Accuse The Great Stone Face.

Not Buster Keaton, but the Snake-Haired monster.

What do you expect from a Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkey?

Saturday, December 29, 2012

What kind of noise annoys an oyster?

And he does it so very well.

There has to be a price to pay for gouging. Complaints is one of them.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Right where it hurts.

Even evil stepmothers have hearts.

As Charlie Chaplin wrote, "Smile."

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Or possiby Cleo.

Berenice is a regal name.

Help me, Rhonda.

How much is that doggy in the window?

How can you not give in to the big Keane eyes?

Sit up and beg. Now, roll over.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Night of the living zombie patents.

They go on even after expiring.

She has a future in politics, or blackmail, which is to say, the same thing.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Peter Schickele Protests.

The only Bach I know is P.D.Q.

John Osbourne is looking bach in anger.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Pre-Ken Berry.

Next, they might come up with a cure for Pyles.
Gomers, that is.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

The McGuffin in the room.

Can you zoom in on that license plate?

A little scientific techobabble magic helps, too.

Friday, December 21, 2012

It's an open marriage.

It's all part of his evolution on the subject.

It's only a matter of time before bigamy sets in.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Bud-wise-er.

"And the bartender asks him if he wants a drink. Descartes says, "I drink, therefore I am."

And the giant frog says, "Bud..."

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Monday, December 17, 2012

Loser.

One of those things that proves that there is something fundamentally wrong with the universe.

And it's been happening at an increasingly more frequent rate.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Codename Mary Jane.

Sounds as if they are right on schedule.

All the signs are positive.

A new age thing.

Anti-aging is the first thing you think of when you have two X-chromosomes.

Genius and genetic have the same root.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Dire Straits.

What do you call a plot device involving a deity from Michigan who wears a plaid coat?

Deus ex Mackinaw.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

There's a character for that.

Don't go h8ting and taking the bread out of some other character's mouth.

Henry has that gig.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Skating on thin ice.

Actually, that would be knock-kneed.

Unless they are driven around in a horse-drawn cab.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

Mad Men.

It all comes down to marketing.

Make the public want what you have to sell.
In this case, absence.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Istanbul.

It's nobody's business but the Turks'.

Even old New York was once New Amsterdam.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Irving the Explainer.

Or Morris the Explainer. A character who is given the thankless task of providing necessary exposition.

You may recognize him from The Rockford Files.



Friday, December 7, 2012

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Reaching for the stars.

Sometimes the strip likes to inspire and elevate the spirit.

Other times -- not so much.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Formally the ladder.

Or formerly the latter.

Just remember, the same people you step on going up the ladder are same ones you meet on the way down.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

The Incredible Shrinking Woman.

If only the floor would open up and swallow her, too.

Chewing on pens is a filthy habit.
Now she wishes she were the Invisible Woman.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Nice buns.

The man dressed like a hot dog has his wiener exposed.