dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

In today's strip, Phil expresses his discomfort with the concept of vegetarianism; in his mind, eating healthy is a slippery slope leading to his becoming domesticated and therefore neutered.

(Strip Number 304, Original Publication Date, 18 August 1982)

Panel 1: As he takes his belongings into his new home, Phil tells Elly that he hopes that his moving in with his new housemates works out because they're pretty bizarre.

Panel 2: Elly asks if they're members of some sort of weird religious sect.

Panel 3: He says she's close; that's because they're vegetarians.

Summary: As we've seen over the past year or so and will see over the next five, Phil can be a stubborn customer when it comes to weaning himself away from his favorite vices; the hipster doofus is a sort of veneer disguising a selfish, self-centered little boy who thinks he's smarter than he can ever hope to be and thus will not act in his own interests because he thinks being a defiant jackass is cool. It matters not that how much it hurts the people trying to help him just so long as the snotty adult infant gets his way.
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