How to Deal with Ideas That Make You Uncomfortable

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next comic will be a rerun. Properly warned, ye be, says I!

No, I'm not going to use Thanksgiving to create a cheesy segue that leads to my standard message of gratitude to those who use my Amazon Affiliate links (USUKCanada).

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Reader Comments (19)

Love the jazz hands. This is how I make every important observation.

November 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNick


Also, I've been looking into a deodorant stick style butter dispenser. Thoughts?

November 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTheMortallyWounded

Hmmm . . . ‘How to Create a Cheesy Segue’. You may have stumbled onto something there.

November 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSuperversive

I now have the frightening image of Terry Crews daintily applying lip balm.

November 18, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterthepopeofatheism

Butter applied like a deodorant stick is a brilliant idea! It would save valuable seconds while making toast.

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGuy

@TheMortallyWounded: The deodorant-style butter dispensor already exists. It's on Amazon and everything. Too bad you won't live to see it, apparently.

@Scott: I was going to correct you, saying that the quote is "Fairly warned, be ye, says I," but then I remembered where you worked, and that's where your version comes from. You poor man.

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBill S.

Missy gives a whole new meaning to "cocking her head."

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCzernobog

I haven't seen it on Amazon, but I have seen it on Instructables. While some may say that "there is nothing new under the sun," I like to think that "great minds think alike."

This is probably why I shave my head and wear a goatee, in addition to keeping a wardrobe full of black t-shirts.

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTheMortallyWounded

I try not to skip ahead in the comic, but I saw the Jazz Hands and got very excited. You do not disappoint.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterFrank

Deodorant style butter dispenser? Why would I want butter on my armpits? :)

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterThatJeff

I just thought I should point out that the shading on Missy's head in panel 2 looks like the Sriracha rooster. And that now I'm hungry for something spicy.

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjsc

Panel three may have the largest number of great punchlines for any comic ever. Wow oh wow.

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMatt Silberstein

I recently saw an ad for a chili sauce which - and this seemed to be a perfectly serious claim - was not only a delicious addition to things you planned to put in your mouth, but could, if greatly diluted, be sprayed on plants to kill harden pests.

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMad Dan Eccles

I'm not sure if this has already noticed,
but Missy has a cockarel in her hair. (2nd panel)

November 19, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterboz

Panel 4 caption is something they've been using in advertising since the '60's - that I noticed...
As for pepper and garden pests, it repels them, rather than killing them, and it's not effective against squirrels. The ones in my yard must be cholos - if I put hot pepper on some plants and not on others, they eat the peppered ones first.

November 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDee

or how about a lip balm / hemmoroid relief product?

November 20, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdeimos

Has anyone else seen this?

I think I smell an idea for Basic Instructions merchandise.

November 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterC.S.Strowbridge

panel two: Missy for the win - again

November 22, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterbill

Another Panel 3 of Win!

December 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJustRuss

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