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I was laughing so hard during frame three that I almost cried.
Oh very well done.
I have similar conflicts with my girlfriend. It is most delightful to take an idea to extremes, and then see which one of us cracks first.
Also, Rick looks inordinately angry in the second panel, considering what he is actually saying.
My entire life is made of these conversations.
I do this with my brother all the time; by the end of it, we've redefined half the words we're using to no longer have commonly-recognized definitions.
I think that is his Japanese movie martial artist crazy bow. I didn't even notice that it might be off till you said something.
As a judoka, I find this hideously amusing.
Of course, if your opponent won't move, you can always MAKE him move...
How are you going to that with out moving yourself?
Throw Down is a judo movie, and it's awesome. Like judo, it is subtle, yet powerful...no, seriously, everyone should see it.
The problem is not making someone to move, but who moves first! Then act on it real quickly! So actually Judo is more on being inactive the longest and then active the fastest! --> in other words, the judoka master with the least inertia wins!
Seriously, has anyone ever managed to watch all of "Dinner with Andre"? I made it through nearly an hour before I gave up.
I made the mistake of drinking from a very large bottle of water as I was reading the last panel. The image...
This? This is utter genius.
I definitely got a genuine LOL out of this one!
You fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders! The most famous is never get involved in a land war in Asia, but only slightly less well-known is this: never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Ha ha ha...
@Will...: great quote, but wrong Wallace Shawn movie... but can you see him grabbing ANDRE THE GIANT and flipping him by his eyelids? hmm...
"as... you... wiiiiiiisssshhhhhhhhhhh!"
My DInner with Andre is one of those movies that 20 people know about for every one who's actually seen it. Somehow it manages to have a cultural impact by NOT being watched.
I'm thinking now of the Simpsons episode where Martin is in the video arcade playing the "My Dinner with Andre" machine, eagerly pressing the "Tell me more" button.
I don't feel as though you made fun of Rick at all in this one... are you OK?
ah stoner convos.
I too was concerned at how angry Rick looked in frame two. Is he really that mad all the time? He needs a hug.
"My DInner with Andre is one of those movies that 20 people know about for every one who’s actually seen it. Somehow it manages to have a cultural impact by NOT being watched."
thus making it the perfect Judo movie.
Interesting synchronicity, in that this comic came out the day before I got "My Dinner with Andre" from Netflix.
I did try to watch it once before, and did doze off, but I hadn't been getting much sleep. It was due back at Blockbuster the next day, so I never gave it another chance until now. It seemed like it might be interesting if you were in the right mood, and had had more than 3 hours sleep in the past 2 days, so I'll try it again this weekend.
I saw "Dinner With Andre" at university. Twice.
Second time as a date movie. I've made more colossal blunders in my life,but not many, and not recently.
As a follow up, it turns out that "My Dinner with Andre" is actually a very good movie, if you like that sort of thing, and apparently I do. I was a little disappointed at the absence of eyelid judo, though.
It is on Netflix, but I had to order it. I'm looking forward to seeing it.
I remember having a conversation like this once about establishing an independent nation in a bathroom. I think we "riffed" on that for about 2 hours.
Nice haircut, Rick!
i think judo movies would be fantastically interesting if you simply threw in Wesley Snipes and Arnold Schwarzenegger as gun-weilding ninjas who surprise-attack the dojo and just mow everyone down...or course, these hypothetical movies would only last about 15 seconds, but what a glorious flash in the pan it would be.
I hate to post seven months after the fact, but Akira Kurosawa's first movie was about a judo master (Sanshiro Sugata). Many eyelids were bruised.
Note to self: Never read comics while drinking tea. It will only end in rather a lot of coughing and a wet computer.
I was eating a muffin and almost died during panel 3
I practiced a little Judo/Jui Jitsu and.. I'm sorry to say that's not how it works xD Really, really sorry to say that. I WISH it did! Truly I do, but... I usually win fights. It works really, really well even if you're shit at countering.
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