Real Life: “Lillian, Ed was careless taking care of your plants and there was water damage. We brought in a crew to fix it, and added the wine cooler to thank you for being so understanding.”
Crankshaft: “Ed was an asshole, so now he and I are both going to be assholes, because comedy.”
Birds do not work like that, number eight hundred forty-three.
Skyler has a lifetime of this ahead of him; he knows it; and it shows.
Mother Goose and Grimm, 7/16/14
Most dogs sniff asses. Ralph kisses them.
Sanctimonious “No Kill” heroes like Batman, the Lone Ranger, and the Phantom talk themselves into knots trying to, y’know, KILL SOMEBODY without violating their precious “codes.” It makes you long for the moral clarity and no-nonsense efficiency of a Savarna, or an April Bowers-Parker, or … or … both of them together. Yup, long for them. Mmm …
— Uncle Lumpy