Interestingly enough I've always heard it called a Native American burial ground. Almost sounds more mysterious that way.
Win, pure win...
Do not interrupt me with your outdated, racist assumptions! Another great one. You are on a roll, Scott!
This one made me lol out loud!
But....I thought that "The details are not important!"
That was literally laugh out loud funny!
Immigrant Indian burial grounds do sound less mysterious...
"Shallow graveyard". I love it!
ROTFL: "If they all died, who buried them?"Genius!
"Bereaved, but budget-conscious"You never cease to amaze me, Scott!
I'm half Inuit half and gwichin ( Indian )and it's not racist to say Indian.
Jazz hands panel 4 - why?
Head on Collision with Columbus! Brilliant!
They actually have a native american burial ground in a graveyard in Moundsville WV. I guess they built the graveyard around the burial ground.
Story telling jazz hands!
Couldn't we just call it an Ancient American burial ground?
The Native Americans buried them of course, face down so they would be looking towards their home country.
Okay! So it was an ancient indian ash pit! Can I go on please?
My name is Gooooooptaaaaaa
it's weird... people of mixed Native American ancestry I know hate the term "Indian" while full blooded ancestry hate the term "Native American"
I love this comic, man. I almost never comment, but I've been reading for a long time now (thanks to Wil Wheaton's post about this in his blog). You're brilliant.
love, Love, LOVE the hand action in panel 4... also, the phrase bereaved but budget-conscious.. lol.. always look forward to your strips so very much.. thanks for what you do :)
Yep, panel 2 is brilliant in this one.
Alternative title: How Alf Garnett Tells A Scary Story
Those darn objecting teens nowadays, always rain on the parade of a good composite scary story ! Love the recycled Scott poses such as the classic "Pointy handed Scott" but my favorite is "Jazzy Hands of Fury!" of panel 4, albeit mirror imaged ! Great Strip !
yeah then who burried them, or failed to cremate them? probably the owner of the local motel , Mr. Pattell.
We say "Red-dot Indians" and "Feather Indians" to differentiate between groups.
The guy's even shaking his palms for extra spookyness in the last panel
Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father, prepare to die.
I think you should have gone with: "My name is Boooooooodaaaaaa!"
Come on! That's perfect.
/Maybe people don't know Buddha is an Indian name??
"What's with the hand action ...?" "The guy's even shaking his palms ..."
Hand action? The guy?
Whiskey, tango, foxtrot? Over.
Reminded me of "How to calm a frightened child"
"Please Stop! I have podlings!"
"they would have eventually had a head-on collision with Columbus" lmfao.
Dammit. Now every time I hear or read the name Gupta, I'm going to think of Jazz Hands Scott. Thanks a lot.
As an (Asian) Indian, I can tell you that "My name is Gooooptaaaa" is one of the least scary lines ever :)Brilliant! Totally loved this comic. :)))
Loved the comic! ...If anyone cares, the latest politically correct term I've heard is "American Indian." "Native American" fell out of favor when it was realized that everyone born in this country is a "native American" (as opposed to an immigrant)...
Anyway--as usual, great work, Scott!
i enjoy these comics i read them to my friends everyday and they think Scott is the funniest person they have ever heard of!!!
What was that other strip with the story about the remorseful ghosts from the racist-white-dude cemetery and the family they're trying to apologise to? I thought this was it, but it wasn't. I'm looking for it.
Note from Scott: I think you mean this one.http://basicinstructions.net/basic-instructions/2009/8/19/how-to-create-an-original-story.html