Hey, you missed a word in the third panel: "feel free *to* throw"You are a true comic genius :)
The typo is fixed, and Rick is the old Rick because this strip ran in the San Diego Reader, and as such had a 30 day delay.
Ah, fan fiction and gay combinations of formerly straight characters, otherwise known as "slash". Remind me why I don't read it again?
Oh, and isn't fanfiction of this type supposed to be predominantly written by women?
So, you've been watching the A-team on Hulu, too, huh?
Robert McCall would be daddy-o...
Who's up for fan fic version of Basic Instructions? ...Tomorrow ....THE WORLD!!!
No matter how many time I wash it, my brain will never be clean again...*Sweet sweet love...* EEEEEEUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!
I loved the swipe at Cussler. To write so many bad novels out of so many good ideas should be punished by law.
I just hope that the Equalizer theme song was playing the entire time of the sweet, sweet love-making.
I can't believe that B.A. would cheat on Murdock like that. Now, domestic violence, that I'd believe... "Why you gotta make me hurt you, fool?"
Scott, Thanks again for yet another good laugh. And yes, the landlord would be totally within his rights.
Great strip. I pity these fools.
I can't help but to think of the Eddy Murphy skit in the 80's when I saw this one. "You look mighty good in them jeans..."
AAHH! MY BRAIN! This image will never leave.
Actually, since the "squat" was never defined as whether it was a piece of land, or a building, and how long the squatters were there, it is not clear cut as to the legality. Mind you, the likelihood of anyone squatting 20 years in the modern day is less likely, but...
Oh, and wow... "sweet sweet love"... that is certainly an unexpected pairing. :P
Hey Scott..."so'd"? uhhhhhh...I think that word, at least judging by whatever laws govern pronunciation of english, would be spelled "sewed", maybe? I'm so foncused...and sickened. I listened to Eddie Murphy tell jokes about Mr. T being gay in the 80s...great combination, that and your twisted little fanfic.
Huh.... so Rick collects knives and now he writes slash fanfiction?
It's a contraction of "so did." He is, in fact, correct. "So did" minus "di" equals "So'd."
uhhh...a contraction of "so did' doesn't exist in the english i learned in school...were we reading the same texts?
It's an informal contraction. Not really appropriate in formal writing, but in speech they're used pretty frequently.
I laughed and didn't even get it, Because I never watched the A-Team....must of seemed funny, which is good enough for me.
BI Needed: How to talk to someone who never watched the A-Team
So'd exists in casual spoken English and the dialogue here is just English as spoken and transcribed. You can't learn everything about English from school because they don't really teach slang or unorthodox uses of words which are common in speech.
I pity the fool who never watched the A-Team - and who writes fan-fiction without reading this first! :D
If you ask me, and no one did, it should be "So d'you read it?"
Scott, as much as I love love LOVE your site, I don't apprciate you making fun of fanfictioners such as myslef, my friends, and my twin. Please publish a public apology, 'fore Kira, NerdySkeleton, AllHailWeegee, and I swoop down and disembowl you. XO
Just so you don't call the cops, it was a joke. We love you!
"I'd want to read it. I just wouldn't want anyone to see me reading it."
not ALL fanfiction has sex... but a hell of a lot of it doesi read harry potter fanfiction regularly, and it always amazes me how much anti-dumbledore stuff there isand the sex, obviously (NEVER click on anything w/ HPLV or HPTMR in the summary!!! mind-fuck)
This comic is awesome! My new fave lol
So much heart. So -- so much. And I want that story to exist. And that fact frightens me.
I like Rick better with the long hair. He's kind of cute.
Ah, you've managed to capture the true glory of Fan Fiction. All you need is a couple of Ninja Turtles to really round things out!
I love Basic Instructions, but now I feel mocked...