January 11th, 2007

Second thread

I want to say this before we see Friday's strip, whatever that may hold.

Once again, gossip is being presented as the gospel truth. Duncan says Becky puts out, therefore she does: no mention of how he "knows" this. Dawn and Shawna-Marie say that Therese is uber-jealous, therefore every problem in her marriage to Granthony is her fault: her side of the story does not exist. Now Gary says Paul is at Susan's house, so that means he's blatantly cheating. Any chance that the Noble Natives may have misinterpreted innocent visits? Nooooo, of course not! Thinking the worst of people is always right on.

Friday, January 12


"Quotes": Two.

Panel 1: Oh, dammit. Dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit. So much for all our theories that if Liz is not cheating by hanging out with Granthony, Paul is not cheating by hanging out with Susan. FUCK. So now it's going to follow that Liz will realize that her association with Granthony IS Twue Wuv, and she can finally stop denying it out of misguided loyalty.

Panel 2: Oh SHIT. Not "it just happened"! Lynnions, why do you have to turn him into Mike?

Panel 3: Well, true dat. But...now Paul's character has been assassinated. Why, why, WHY? The only shred of consolation is seeing a native for once not being noble...but even in that light, it doesn't have to be this bad.

Panel 4: NO! Stop with the cliches!

Panel 5: Yeah, that's telling him. And meanwhile, what have YOU been doing with YOUR "old friends"? And why are we supposed to believe that Paul's been having all these huggy-kissy phone convos with Liz while schtupping Susan? Were the two actions simultaneous, with Susan stuffing the sheets in her mouth to stifle her laughter? I mean, this just makes NO SENSE. This should not come out of nowhere. We should have seen Liz stressing about Paul not being available, or not sounding enthusiastic when they did talk...and he should not have been promising the transfer if he was "planning to pick her up in Spruce Narrows and...".

FUCK YOU LYNN. Fuck you Lynnions. Fuck this strip. Fuck that Liz is not going to be called on her actions. Well, perhaps by Viv. But this is the last time we'll ever see Paul.