It's a pig at a complaint department and he's saying "I wish I was taller."
Anonymous asked: In the Jan. 20 2014 issue on page 50: A pig, lying on the psychiatrist's couch, asks "Why are we here?" The psychiatrist, also a pig, says nothing, but there's a tear rolling down his cheek. Is it that they're here merely to become bacon?? If so, that's so depressing and not funny at all!! I sure hope I'm missing something ... Thank you! R
This cartoon is not about bacon at all. It’s about the devastating agony of suffering through daily life in a meaningless, godless universe where nothing we do matters in the remotest sense. So it’s actually quite humorous.
Anonymous asked: Page 78 in the Anniversary issue, Feb. 17/24, 2014. Two octopuses with array of colors, a third with what looks like a color wheel. Caption: Fifth hand, pale chartreuse. What is this about?
This octopus version of Twister needs to have 24 unique rows to accommodate their eight appendages. Because there are not 24 color words in the English language, the surly octopus on the lower right has had to resort to making up words like “chartreuse.”
Anonymous asked: My instructions were to the release the tigers the minute Uncle Henry arrived. (In the cartoon a young man is opening a cage as presumably Uncle Henry arrives.) Help...I don't understand this.
I need a link to the cartoon, or at the very least, some more information about what issue it was printed in so I can maybe find it myself.
Anonymous asked: September 16, 2013, page 59, large rock probably blocking entrance to a cave, and papers underneath.
This cartoon juxtaposes something primitive (living in a cave) with something modern (getting junk mail). The result is the average of something fun (a cartoon) and something boring (juxtaposition).