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I had a busy week and didn’t get around to posting anything on Wednesday as I usually do, so here is the entire week of Bizarro cartoons in review. I’ll post my Sunday Bizarro tomorrow.
Monday: One of America’s most desired bachelors finally got married recently so I used his name for this gag. I admit I’ve never participated in online dating of any kind, but I can imagine the challenges involved and have heard plenty of hilarious stories from friends who’ve been unpleasantly surprised by their date. None have had this exact experience, however.
Tuesday: Here we begin some Halloween fun. My German buddy, Michael Roth, came up with this zombie pun and I thought you Jazz Pickles might enjoy it.
Wednesday: A friend of mine pointed out that the woman in this cartoon is using the back of the sewing machine. That kind of closed-minded bigotry is just the sort of thing that is ruining America. I don’t want to live in a country where a person can’t use whatever side of a sewing machine that they choose.
Thursday: If you don’t get this gag, it’s likely because you’ve never been to a restaurant that offers “wraps”. It’s basically just a traditional sandwich wrapped in something floppy like a tortilla or giant leaf of something green instead of bread. You’re not missing much.
Friday: I love this gag even though I know that various permutations of this same concept have likely been cartooned before. I admit that I used to look down at women who use Halloween as an excuse to dress like “sluts” but after reading “Sex at Dawn” (I highly recommend this book to anyone who can read) I now see it as another innocent display of our species’ ubiquitous oppression of our basic sexual nature. Yes, I’m serious. Personally, I’m a hardcore monogamist, but I firmly believe that a loosening of our puritanical ideas about sex would be a very good thing for all of us individually and human cultures all over the world.
Saturday: I should have run this cartoon on Halloween but I wanted to run the sexy one instead. So, no, this woman isn’t showing up a day after Halloween, early for next year, but is meant to be trick-or-treating with her unborn child a year early. This was inspired by a woman I know who cannot stop talking about “mommyhood” to the mild chagrin of those around her.