Nice. I love how the only songs he knows are instrument-inappropriate. I suppose he does a killer rendition of "76 Trombones" on the violin?
Awesome comic but you left out an apostrophe in panel two.
Is it just me or does it appear someone is missing their pants in that last panel?Maybe he is just trying to appear manly? heh heh(side note: love your comic)
Ah, but can he play "Trombone King" on the piano?
Oh, that Mullet Boss - doesn't he realize that at a party whose attendees include Smoking-Jacket Scott, Colonel Sanders Rick, and Guy in a Hoodie, a trombone would be wackily out of place?
I like to think Mullet Boss got the words wrong, but just in case it was an accident, the lyric is "nine o'clock."
What instrument does he use to play 76 Trombones?
"Sing" us a song, you're the Piano Man....
... right? Did I get those lyrics mixed?
The invisible invitation must have also said ' must dress like Colonel Sanders or Hugh Hefner'.
Oh bloody hell. Why are all your strips so damn funny?
"Only on the trombone." I coffeed my monitor at that one!
You... seem to be wearing a dressing gown at a party?
Just wanted to drop by and say I've been reading for months and I absolutely love this comic.
I'm also wondering why you have no pants on in the last panel, but hey, it's your party.
Pure genius, Scott. Now that I think about it, I'm wondering how many people have actually attempted to inflict "Piano Man" on innocent bystanders while accompanying themselves on the guitar. Pitifully ironic. Never seen it done, frankly.
Ouch, I can just imagine how much Piano Man is getting butchered!
3rd panel! I laffed.
The voice I imagine for Mr. Mullet is not suitable for "Piano Man." I kinda figured it wasn't his type of song anyway, but then, I'm not sure what would be.
I'm quite sure that I've never heard WMGGW on anything but a guitar.
Yes! A return of the smoking jacket and Rick's 'Country Gentleman' outfit.
Now if only he could play "76 Trombones" on the piano, he'd have something.
The smoking jacket returns ! And the southern gentleman ! But it's 2010, and the old Rick is here, what gives? Is he sipping mint julips? no? that is a pity ! "While my trombone gently weeps"
And how would Mullet Boss play "Mr. Tambourine Man"?
Haha! This one reminds me of The Office.
"Oh, that IS a pity."
Ye gods, is that Ric dressed as Colonel Sanders?! What kind of psychotic parties do you throw?
"Oh. That is a pity." Win.
Love the smoking jacket.... That's how you know it's a real classy party!
Right on Scott! I have been to parties where someone decided to start playing a guitar, and everyone was expected to stop conversing and just listen. It was pretty lame.
So he plays "Piano Man" on the guitar, and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" on the trombone. I love it.
Also love the smoking jacket and Rick's suit. You guys know how to party!
But ... where are the ladies?
"That must have been written on the invitation you didn't send me."
Clearly, Mullet Boss is just the latest victim of that debilitating illness, Chronic Lyricosis. What we're just discovering is that it is a precursor to that other debilitating illness, Appropriate Instrument Deficit Disorder, and we thank Mullet Boss for being the first to bring these two diseases to the forefront of our awareness. If only we could find a cure - won't you please give lots of money to our cause?
"Oh, that IS a pity." I actually laughed out loud. The subtext to the request was nice - I imagined him imagining the guitar crying because it was being played so badly.
I hate the guitar guy at parties. Either play something good, or put it away.\
No women at the party? Hmmmm, It's a sausage fest !!! I knew it, I knew it, I knew it.
This is hilarious. I blog about following direction sets and how effective they are and I wish now that I was testing your instructions instead. This is so funny!
As it happens, 76 Trombones does have a piano arrangement. I've got it here in my house somewhere.
Hey Isaac, Mullet Boss is meant to be plain-spoken and folksy. The "errors" in his dialogue are deliberate.
Isn't that song mullet boss is slaughtering Billy Joel's Piano Man?