No one quite nails self referential humour like Basic Instruction! Another great
"Or a cartoonist"
So true :)
Now, I was born under a bad sign.
Nice fourth-wall-pusher in panel 2!
Great attack-counterattack in panels 1 & 2:
Post-panel 1: Jenkins 0 - Scott 1Post-panel 2: Jenkins 1 - Scott 1
Got tamer with following panels. As King Arthur said to the Black Knight: Allright; we'll call it a draw !
Excellent mah dude. Keep 'em coming!
I don't believe the zodiac has changed - people would have noticed their horoscopes were inaccurate.
I don't care what they say, I'm still a Gemini, not a Taurus!
Nice jab at yourself there in panel 2!
Thankfully I don't have any friends or others I associate with where this news was a big deal. It is so not worth the energy expended to evaluate this news story. Yes, typing this comment is testimony to my willingness to spend my time on worthless topics!
The actual headline (on Slashdot, at least) was "Stars Remain In Their Usual Places; People Panic".
I'm very sorry Jenkins, but in order for our signs to be a off, the solstices would also be different by a month. The days still started getting longer right around Christmas, so your source must be inaccurate.
What I don't believe is that the zodiac ever mattered:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forer_effect
Just pointing out, Scott, that "officially" (who decides these things, anyway? Is there a National Board of Astrology I don't know about?) the zodiac change only affects people born after 2009.
@Mike: 'Twas the Black Knight who said that to the King, thou couldst look it up in my URL.
Wait.. orbital wobble? Altering earths rotation? Wasn't that the "cover story" in The Core?
"Smugger"? Is that even a word? I guess it is now and I will try to use it, almost certainly.
@rorschak: They never noticed that before, why would they notice it now?
To Mad Cow: I stand corrected ... because I still have MY legs !
What would have been better for the "two weeks ago" thing, I think, is if you said that he only waited that long so he could use the word "fortnight." But anyway great comic, I love your stuff.
Great, now I have "That's Your Horoscope for Today" by Weird Al stuck in my head. Could be worse.
And I agree with Thalia. I'm still a Gemini, not a Taurus!