How to Make People Uncomfortable

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Reader Comments (25)

Is this the first time we've seen "disgusted to nausea Scott"? That pose make the comic. This was hilarious as always.

September 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSean

Well, I feel really stupid. The first comment I ever posted on basic instructions had a typo in it. I must now ponder how best to reflect on my shame, so as to prevent such an occurence in the future.

September 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSean

@sean: occurence? If you're in a hole, throw away the shovel.

September 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commenter408wij

THIS KEEPS GETTING BETTER AND BETTER!!!!
sry but i had to shout it out loud... for you know, effect

September 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterYohance

Sean said: "Well, I feel really stupid. The first comment I ever posted on basic instructions had a typo in it. I must now ponder how best to reflect on my shame, so as to prevent such an occurence in the future."

Don't worry about it, Sean; You're sure to be permanently banned for daring to make a typo. Scott NEVER does that in his comix, and he simply won't stand for it in the comments.

Hasta la vista, baby!

September 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJudas Peckerwood

I love the comic, but your wife doesn't look disgusted/uncomfortable so much as excited. Maybe it's just me. Otherwise, great episode.

September 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSimon

Hmm panel three kinda reminds me of the time I deep throated a Slim Jim. It's been nearly a year and my friends are still scared. Muhahaha!

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMark

It makes me glad to know I am not the only one horrendously creeped out by lip balms applied with fingers.

and the sharing... THE SHARING.....

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterfieflebumbar

I laughed more at this than any new BI in a while... and I enjoy me some BI.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick

@Simon: Yes, that's her excited pose. Maybe she has a thing for disgust? That would explain why Scott went off to fetch his phone.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRudi

@Simon
Definitely not uncomfortable, but it certainly passes for looking scared, like a stereotypical female upon seeing a mouse running around. Within BI, Missy doesn't strike me as the type to be scared of a mouse (more likely to shout for the cat to come do his job), I'm just saying it's that type of pose.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHari

Wow, so I was busting a gut on this one from panel one.

"On an unrelated note, do you think it'd hurt to scrub my nasal cavity with a toothbrush?"

Freaking GOLD right there.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCrystalis

A very disgusting and nauseating comic. Love it!

Have to agree about Missy's look in the last panel with her looking more excited than disgusted.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAC

mmmmmmmm......... strawberry lip balm......... almost as good as cherry chapstick, at least that's what Katy Perry says..... in my mind......

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSolak

Great from the first panel, keep it up.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlan

There's a very fine line between excitement and disgust.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPat in Colorado

Another great one, although Mark's Slim-Jim comment almost upstaged today's BI.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermcinsand

I confess, I've frequently offered people a hit off my lip balm, with the express purpose of making them uncomfortable.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrian

Loved it. Your genius continues to astound.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAdam S.

A new pose! It's a classic. I think it'll have a lot of utility in future cartoons featuring mullet-boss.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJoshua

Panel 2 onwards just left me uncontrollably laughing. I'm still laughing as I type this, oh man.

September 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJames S

Would this be a good time to say "NGAHH?"

September 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterByron Black

Panel 3. Gold... as always.

September 23, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

Note to self: Do not type any comments after work. Apparently, I lose the ability to type like someone with two fully functioning hands by the end of the day.

September 24, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSean

What is great about the first panel is the startling awareness that actual molecules from his lips are inside your nasal cavity. That the two of you are this intimate. Then the horror to realize this is always true and the scent is just cluing you in to this reality. Once acquired the knowledge can't be removed.

try it. try to now not realize this is always true.

December 3, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermoops

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