Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chocolate Covered Nuts

Okay, so this one didn’t work out too well.

It’s NOT, as some over at gocomics are opining, that Hammy is really evil and wants to eat his friends.  It’s just a lame gag about how RJ and Verne are the real chocolate covered nuts.   The problem is there’s no bridge between the word “nuts” in the second panel and visual pun in the last panel.

My bad.

We really are going to get on those roughs.  Really.  Honest.

I swear.

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Fred Is My Co-Pilot

My favorite Fred Willard character is the clueless dog show announcer Buck Laughlin from “Best in Show.”  Here’s two great Buck quotes from the film:

“I went to one of those obedience places once… it was all going well until they spilled hot candle wax on my private parts.

“Doctor, question that’s always bothered me and a lot of people: Mayflower, combined with Philadelphia – a no-brainer, right? Cause this is where the Mayflower landed. Not so. It turns out Columbus actually set foot somewhere down in the West Indies. Little known fact.



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Starbucks is Nowhere

If Starbucks is everywhere it makes sense it’d be nowhere as well.

For a cool cosmological comment thread (our biggest ever) on yesterday’s cartoon head over to


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What Was There Before the Big Bang?

Haven’t you always thought there was something squirrely about nothing becoming something?

Well, now you know.

You’re welcome.


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Time Lord Hammy

This isn’t exactly what I wrote, but I guess it works okay.   T just hates to draw this sort of cross panel time bendy kind of thing.  I don’t care.  It’s fun.  And strange.  And maybe doesn’t quite make sense.

Over the Hedge:  Two artists annoying each other for your amusement since 1995.

(Oo!  Speaking of Time Lords…  Dr. Who’s Karen Gilliam is on Craig Ferguson tonight (I’ve got a creepy old guy crush on her).  And Dr. Who himself Matt Smith is on Craig Ferguson on Friday.  And Craig Ferguson is on every night.  But you already knew that.)


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Eskimos vs. Aliens

Top 5 Reasons Eskimos Always Kick Alien Butt in Thumb Wrestling

5.  Eskimos slather thumbs with slippery seal blubber.

4.  Aliens especially vulnerable to depression from Seasonal Affected Disorder rendering them into whiny, pathetic puddles of frozen green goo.

3.  Eskimo’s train with polar bears (thumb vs. paw).

2.  Alien thumbs all wiggly.

1.  Green alien blood freezes at -5°F

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Good Morning Hammy

The idea here was that Verne is kept up all night by Hammy and finally goes to sleep ten seconds before sunrise.  T has Verne asleep in the second panel.

Okay, we’re going back to roughs.  Too many mistakes.  Too much confusion.

Too much rope for T to hang himself.

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