Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for January 22, 2004
"Being in a trash-talking slump is a feeling of total HELPLESSNESS!" "I mean, when I'm out on the court, talking smack is one of the things that makes me an unstoppable force!" "But now any NIMROD can bust my chops, and I just have to stand there and TAKE it!" "Did you actually just refer to yourself as an 'unstoppable force'?" "Now don't YOU start!"