Vacationing

CALLBACKS: Okay This Is Just Weird, Hot Tub Nostalgia Machine 3, A Shift In Tone Tomorrow I leave for vacation! In my absence a number of talented cartoonists will entertain you with guest strips. And also Matt Rizkallah. Here’s the lineup: Tuesday (9/13): Brad Pugh (Okay So Comic) Thursday (9/15): Matt Rizkallah (Bloggy Bloggerville) Friday […]

The Total Quarterback Rating You Guys

CALLBACKS: The Total Quarterback Rating Remember when I said that I was done with the football strips? I am a liar, and a terrible human being. This, however, absolutely must be the last of the football strips! And why is that? Because over the weekend I visited Chicago, and now I want to do comics […]

The Total Quarterback Rating Explained

CALLBACKS: The Total Quarterback Rating, An Excuse to Draw a Hot Air Balloon, Reader Mailbag: Bishop Berkeley This comic features Dwight Knoll of DwightK.com! The “K” is not silent. It also features Rene Descartes, of philosophy, and algebra. Okay, I promise that’s the last of the football comics. At least until the actual season starts.

The Total Quarterback Rating

CALLBACKS: Back To The Sport Pile, LawsuitPool, Hot Tub Nostalgia Machine I know you all follow football so assiduously and are profoundly interested in stats, so… Last Friday, ESPN unveiled their new derived statistic: the Total Quarterback Rating, or QBR. You know, because TQR was already taken? The Big Lead has got some good thoughts […]

Fantasy Football Friday

CALLBACKS: Ubiquitus Moss, Back to the Sport Pile So, in the past three weeks it’s been: Rebecca Black, My Little Pony, a Cowboys and Aliens strip that is not really about Cowboys and Aliens, random music commentary, and now football. Target audience? What the #%& is that?

Karen Continues To Throw A Party

Chris Merritt is suitable for audiences over 13 years of age. (Now all my 12-year-old readers are going to go download all his music over Limewire or whatever the kids are using these days.) Guess who also co-wrote this strip? Robert Montoya, that’s who.