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Got Any Threes?

Hedge08132017Great job by T. Just perfect.

Predictably everyone went insane over at gocomics.com/overthhege. Though it’s interesting we’re getting more supporters than descenders these days. I’m going to choose to believe we’ve changed some minds.

Right. Sure. You bet.

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Verne Unplugged

hedge01292017The future will be entirely a service economy. Service to our robot overlords. Let’s hope their kind, generous and offer free dental.

Onward into the maw.

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Cleavage Catch

oh161230I don’t think all the folks Trump wants to deport will have such a soft landing. Just saying.

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George R. R. Martin is a SLOW Writer

oh160227Hurry up already, George.

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The Future is Filled with Cheese!

oh160205Double-Q plus Double-Q equals cheese.

Hammy math.

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The Future: Now With Sprinkles

oh121227Once a squirrel’s time-traveled through the quantum foam it’s hard to keep ’em down on the farm.

Or Over the Hedge.

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The Suggestions of Physics

We’ve done several “universal remote” gags over the years. Way before that forgettable Adam Sandler movie. We were fast forwarding and rewinding time and space before it was cool. And after. And now that it’s cool again.*

This reminds me of the time we got our first DVR and we were watching live TV and one of my daughters (she was pretty young at the time) asked why we couldn’t skip through the commercials. I said, “Because they haven’t happened yet. We can’t fast forward into the future.”

It’s a funny story and we still tease her about it, but the truth is we live in a time shifted culture where past, present and future get jumbled up into a squishy reality where one night Clint Eastwood talks to an empty chair…

The next night the empty chair talks back…

And now Clint is set to remake Every Which Way But Loose staring opposite the empty chair.**

If you missed Clint live, you can rewind and re-watch or just skip the actual event and fast forward to events that never took place or may take place in an alternate reality of your choosing.***

Maybe as RJ and Hammy imply, the laws of physics really are just suggestions.

Wouldn’t it be nice if we were older
Then we wouldn’t have to wait so long
And wouldn’t it be nice to live together
In the kind of world where we belong.****

*Because I say so

**Should be true, but isn’t.

***Not the one where Clint and the empty chair remake Unforgiven.  That would be wrong.

****Where you can fast forward through commercials that haven’t happened yet.

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