Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 23, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY  over 4 years ago

    Boys, why don’t you go outside and play with some balls.

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    Templo S.U.D.  over 4 years ago

    puns are never safe with the CSC around

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    B UTTONS  over 4 years ago

    Rat has two proprietary factors to keep abreast of his social media culling methods

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    juncarlo  over 4 years ago

    That was cull, sorry, it was cool.

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    sirbadger  over 4 years ago

    You could test extra sensory powers or test es for short.

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    boydpercy Premium Member over 4 years ago

    And yet Stephan Pastis will back tomorrow to play with words again.

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    deojaideep aka Courage  over 4 years ago

    There he is!!!

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    hariseldon59  over 4 years ago

    Aw, nuts!

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    AGED_ENGINEER Premium Member over 4 years ago

    That is cull and unusual punishment.

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    Jesy Bertz Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Can we try a test tickle?

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    Differentname  over 4 years ago

    Back in the day people freaked out if a woman on TV wore pants yet today’s generation is considered ‘sensitive’ and ‘easily offended.’

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    rekam Premium Member over 4 years ago

    I hope boydpercy is right, Mr. Pastis!

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    Ksandler4570  over 4 years ago

    This is now my fave Pearls strip of all time!

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    Gent  over 4 years ago

    I had a great pun here, but I’d better shut up.

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    jpayne4040  over 4 years ago

    Well, it’s about time!

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member over 4 years ago

    His test can’t be all that complicated. He only has five to pick from.

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    Breadboard  over 4 years ago

    A Band from Ohio called “The Other Half” did a song called S.M.U.T. today’s strip reminds me of them …… Croc Power !

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    NORTHIDAHO  over 4 years ago

    If back in school you thought the professor’s quizzies were tough – you should see his testies !

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    Plumbob Wilson  over 4 years ago

    I wonder if the head of the CSC is referred to as the Chairman Scro Tem.

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member over 4 years ago

    (helpless laughter)

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    Lou  over 4 years ago

    My cousin was fired from the puppet factory. Her only job was to give Elmo two test tickles

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    jessie d. Premium Member over 4 years ago

    They think about it all the time. But even in their toons, that’s pathetic.

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    SALUDADOG  over 4 years ago

    I blame Rat, he told Pig to behold his test to cull, then complained.

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    cdgar  over 4 years ago

    Had to read it fast three times to ‘hear’ the objectionable word. Good one Steph!

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    Zebrastripes  over 4 years ago

    Dear lord, Stephan has finally lost it….lol

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    cdward  over 4 years ago

    Well, we’ve finally caught our cull-prit.

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    garcoa  over 4 years ago

    Test to cull – singular, only one?

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    aerotica69  over 4 years ago

    This IS the bottom of the barrel, right?

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    YippiKiAyMofo  over 4 years ago

    I worry about a man who puts that much time and thought and effort into creating a pun around “testicle.” I mean, I’ve got two and I don’t spend THAT much time thinking about them.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member over 4 years ago

    This was a pretty ballsy strip for Pastis to run. Most other comic strips would have thought this joke was just nuts!

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    walstib Premium Member over 4 years ago

    When I was in high school I saw the “Woodstock” movie, and I thought the stage manager’s sound check was SO CLEVER ! ! ! (Testes, one, two! Testes, one, two!)

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    coach  over 4 years ago

    I’m beginning to detect a selection from normal, here! Lol

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    ArtyD2 Premium Member over 4 years ago

    No strip today. Must have been warned. https://www.gocomics.com/human-cull

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    Lula & Theo  Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Love it!

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    rugeirn  over 4 years ago

    I now have a good reason to change my mind about censorship.

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    kent.koolen  over 4 years ago

    Kudos to Steph for properly spelling ’til.

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    jvn  over 4 years ago

    Wow, that took a lot of… what’s the word I’m looking for…

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    Masterskrain Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Must have been too hard for Pastis to think of a pun for “Oompa-Loompas”…

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    WCraft Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Didn’t see that one coming. Mr. Pastis, I hope your mother called you over that one!

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    SpicyNacho Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Oh, that was great. Thank you Mr. Pastis!

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    BTO  over 4 years ago

    One of SP’s best!

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    Phydeux  over 4 years ago

    …and don’t cul-de-sac.

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    chris_weaver  over 4 years ago

    Now, everyone knows that Rat has but one test to cull!

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    the lost wizard  over 4 years ago

    Cull prick.

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    Herb L 1954  over 4 years ago

    Mountain Oysters for all.Every male character,please donate in the barn ;)

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    DCBakerEsq  over 4 years ago

    This inspired me. Guess what I’m touching right now …

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    gmu328  over 4 years ago

    obviously the CSC is not all powerful as Patsis got the word out today!! Heh, heh …

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    RobDelman Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Christ, but I love this man

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    dlaemmerhirt999  over 4 years ago

    I would LOVE to know Stephen’s process! HOW THE HECK . . .

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    Ammo is on a break Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Reminds of the Book " The Cats Revenge " By Claude Balls

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    Bookworm  over 4 years ago

    The CSC is board with this strip.

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    gbars70  over 4 years ago

    Wish CSC would take a job at Twitter.

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    Zykoic  over 4 years ago

    He’s gone nuts!

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    Troglodyte  over 4 years ago

    Sometimes, this strip is all ball$.

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    ChukLitl Premium Member over 4 years ago

    H8Rs? block & scroll & block & scroll.

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    lin4869  over 4 years ago

    Stephan, you’re a nut!! (See what I did?)

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    magdala666  over 4 years ago

    LOL I love Stephan’s puns!

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    Lyons Group, Inc.  over 4 years ago
    Pastis, you sure enjoy pushing the envelope, don’t you?
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    Call me Ishmael  over 4 years ago

    I could sit at home and mull/over which of my friends to cull/but it’s so hard to do/when there’s no more than two/ and everyone else finds me dull.

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    Call me Ishmael  over 4 years ago

    “Hey, Mister Cull-again man !”

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    ADNERB Premium Member over 4 years ago

    Haaaaaaaahahahaha, snort, hahahahaha!!!

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    Concretionist  over 4 years ago

    One of the toughest profs I ever had was named Cull. Very aptly indeed.

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    zeexenon  over 4 years ago

    Poor is the man with just one.

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    locake  over 4 years ago

    Men invented athletic cups 100 years before the football helmet was invented. You can tell which body part men value more.

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    TIMH  over 4 years ago

    I found this strip strangely refreshing and unusual. I think that, between this and his regular puns, there is a vas deferens.

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    Eric S   over 4 years ago

    have you seen my tits? They’re quite colorful. And they sing nicely too.

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    BC in NC Premium Member over 4 years ago

    It was noted on Facebook that the Arkansas Democrat Gazette did not post this one.

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    Sisyphos  over 4 years ago

    Hard to blame Comic Strip Censor Guy for this one, which Cartoon-Boy went to such pains to set up. But shutting down and barricading the strip is kinda extreme, I think….

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    parkerinthehouse  over 4 years ago

    I blame Trump for this degenerate thread

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    soaringblocks  over 4 years ago

    I snorked water up my nose when I read it! LOL.

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    gorgolo_chick  over 4 years ago

    Check out the July 22nd strip of Breaking Cat News. The PUNishment is spreading! (This from the co-author of a pun-laden short story called ‘Punishing Arnaud’.

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    poopsypoo Premium Member over 4 years ago

    OMG, Pastis, you are so pastee!!!!

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    cboyer12 Premium Member over 4 years ago

    I love Pastis!

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    alantain  4 months ago

    He seems a little testy.

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