Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for January 22, 2022

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    BE THIS GUY  8 months ago

    The crazy ones can be fun — at least in the short run.

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    BasilBruce  8 months ago

    Today’s background music: “Mama Weer All Crazee Now” by Slade (or Quiet Riot, take your pick).

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 8 months ago

    You are ab-normal.

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    B UTTONS  8 months ago

    Rat needs a megaphone to compensate for all of his other shortcomings.

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    Kurtass Premium Member 8 months ago

    Everyone is an Idiot, except for me.

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    salakfarm Premium Member 8 months ago

    I’m definitely normally crazy, which is the new normal.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  8 months ago

    I’ve been called crazy a few times.

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    Lightpainter Premium Member 8 months ago

    If an insane person says you are normal— what are you?

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member 8 months ago

    Read the bestseller I’m Okay, You’re a &^@* @$#^ LOONEY! by noted psychologist Hope Less.

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    David_the_CAD  8 months ago

    There is one crazy person in every group. If you can’t figure out which one of your friends is the crazy one, then I have some bad news for you.

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    Caldonia  8 months ago

    Goat, manic pixie dream girls are all the rage in romantic comedies.

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    ronaldspence  8 months ago

    as has been said,if we weren’t so crazy we would be insane

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    Charliegirl Premium Member 8 months ago

    Rat is a republican?

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    eromlig  8 months ago

    Didn’t Norman Bates say “We’re all a little crazy sometimes”?

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    rekam Premium Member 8 months ago

    Been reading Rudy Park, Stephan?

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    unfair.de  8 months ago

    Now there’s a PBS where I’m totally with Rat. We are all a little bit crazy and Rat is pretty normal.

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    iggyman  8 months ago

    Normal as opposed to what?

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    dadoctah  8 months ago

    Fun with the metric system: there are 1,000,000,000,000 microphones in a megaphone.

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    nosirrom  8 months ago

    My crazy is better than your crazy.

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    AndreasMartin  8 months ago

    That’s why I always carry a little box of earplugs in my pocket. You never know if one of those normal guys turns up.

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    Olddog04  8 months ago

    If we’re gonna survive, we have to get a little crazy. Great song by Seal.

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    John Smith  8 months ago

    Rat, the new normal :(

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    gopher gofer  8 months ago

    out of the blue a longtime buddy once told me, oh, i’ve always thought that you were quite eccentric, and i thought to myself, is eccentric better than crazy…?

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    juicebruce  8 months ago

    Rat Opinions are like armpits we all have them ! Croc Power !

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    monya_43  8 months ago

    I had a friend tell me that it was OK because he could hear the voices in my head. They told me that he was lying. ;-D

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    GROG Premium Member 8 months ago

    Rat’s the craziest of them all.

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    GROG Premium Member 8 months ago

    Some may prefer to say eccentric.

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    Ellis97  8 months ago

    Rat looks down on everyone and sees himself as a superior and holy rodent being. A perfect example of grandiosity.

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    stringer831  8 months ago

    I always describe my fellow cemetery guides thus: “We’re all crazy, but in a good way”.

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    Zebrastripes  8 months ago

    OMG! RAT! Get a GRIP!

    It’s a wonder you still have friends….

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    mjb515  8 months ago

    But if everyone is crazy, then crazy is normal.

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    Troglodyte  8 months ago

    Rat lost the plot when he SHOUTED.

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    pheets  8 months ago

    My dad used to say “All the world is nuts but for me and thee… and sometimes I wonder about thee.”

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    Gent  8 months ago

    Rat the new normal.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 8 months ago

    LMAO!

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 8 months ago

    I mean Rat isn’t wrong. We all have a bit of crazy in us. Some more than others though……….

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    Bookworm  8 months ago

    We have to say that sanity / Isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. / Although some say it’s very bad / If someone else is a little mad, / It doesn’t matter at all to us; I, Myself, and Me.

    I am quite content to be one of three, / Though Myself doesn’t think much of Me. / And as for Me, / As you can see, / He just hangs about the periphery.

    We manage fine, the three of us. / Days go by with little fuss. / We’ve come to terms, we happy three, / Of I, Myself, and even Me. / Yes, we’re all fine – it’s you who’s nuts!

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    WCraft Premium Member 8 months ago

    Crazy is as crazy does

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    tiprod1953  8 months ago

    Maniacs are the drivers who drive faster than I. Idiots the ones who drive slower.

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    rshive  8 months ago

    Rat is just a little crazy. The volume adds the proper touch.

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    theincrediblebulk  8 months ago

    I am not a little bit crazy. I am not mildly crazed. i am so batshit insane that if i was considered dangerous they would lock me in a padded cell with a strait jacket. I am from a different reality. i decided on a whim that this was the real world, but it is NOT the one i grew up in. Several books have had their endings changed and there are some spelling idiosyncrasies. My social conduct norms do not conform to those in this world, and I remember many historical events being different then what is recorded in your history books. Many people i knew before I switched realities look completely different here, though the names are the same. My doppleganger, originally from this world must have been my twin as i often have people walk up to me recognising me though acknowledging that they haven’t seen me in close to 40 years. In my original universe i was supposed to be a physicist studying time travel, and I previously reset and restarted the present by screwing up an experiment, an after effect of which was forcing the world to start over from a point somewhere in the past. My deja vu until that was supposed to happen was strong, but i have not had deja vu in almost 20 years as the accident previously happened around 2008.

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    AtariDragon  8 months ago

    Every man eventually comes to the conclusion that all women are crazy. Sure, men are crazy, too, but male crazy and female crazy are different. Male crazy is more like attaching balloons to a lawn chair, which at least sounds fun.

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    FassEddie  8 months ago

    “But we’re never gonna survi-i-i-ve unless we get a little bit crazy.”

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    raybarb44  8 months ago

    He is a sage of wisdom at times; no real problem in testing the waters of a new relationship; we are definitely in unique times; not sure about him being normal though. He could at least lose the megaphone…..

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    Lady loves a joke  8 months ago

    Love that! Put it on a t-shirt!

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    aerotica69  8 months ago

    Ma-mama weer all crazee now.

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    Eristic  8 months ago

    “The lunatic is in the hall. The lunatics are in my hall.” . . .

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    Publius10608218  8 months ago

    Afraid of la vida loca, eh Goat?

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    marilynnbyerly  8 months ago

    There’s a saying among the young. “Don’t date crazy.” Actually, the real saying involves the male part and crazy, but this is a family site.

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    Rose Madder Premium Member 8 months ago

    Rat’s alter-ego is Ty Pennington??

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    tee929  8 months ago

    From the Donald Dumpster School of Management—just shout down your opponent with insults (i.e. Teddy Cruz).

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    zeexenon  8 months ago

    Everyone is crazy, except you and I. And sometimes, I wonder about you.

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    smartty cat Premium Member 8 months ago

    and going on the 3rd year of the pandemic alongside sedition of the Trump variant , one would be crazily sane if not being driven to the loony bin by the GOP takeover come the next plebiscite. Please help the poor old U.S. of A., we request of the gods of good and/or ill fortune, whomever or whichever can get us out of our current and ongoing ruinations.

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    sergioandrade Premium Member 8 months ago

    I’ve noticed Rat never seems to interested in females, good. I don’t want to think of Rat having sex, he might reproduce.

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    Bilan  8 months ago

    There can’t be just one normal person. That would defy the definition.

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    The Brooklyn Accent  8 months ago

    “Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom’s. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.” —Nelson Algren, A Walk on the Wild Side (1956)

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    Obi-Haiv  8 months ago

    My avatar is relevant!

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    AndrewSihler  8 months ago

    Well, that’s one rat’s opinion.

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    KEA  8 months ago

    I think rat doth protest too much

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    willie_mctell  8 months ago

    There’s a pop tune about that.

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    Buoy  8 months ago

    I’ve seen “normal,” it’s not for me.

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    asrialfeeple  8 months ago

    ♪♫ And we’re never gonna survive unless we get a little crazy ♪♫

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    Sailor46 USN 65-95  8 months ago

    Disagreement is part of being normal, and everyone is normal until you get to know them.

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    Purple People Eater  8 months ago

    Who wants to be normal? Normal is boring.

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    catgeneral   8 months ago

    I half-heartedly agree with Rat .

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    knight1192a  8 months ago

    No, sorry Rat. But you’re insane. I know this because I’m crazy. But that’s okay because everyone else is insane. So I’m the only sane one in the world.

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    Ukko wilko  8 months ago

    A little bit crazy can be a really good thing.

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    Sisyphos  8 months ago

    Taking Rat as the definition of “normal” has saved a lot of people from being committed to the looney bin (or whatever the “correct” term is these days)….

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    toasted  8 months ago

    i agree.

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    StarBeak  8 months ago

    I may be crazy but at least I am not insane. =D

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    DLLL  8 months ago

    Do goats have hearts on the right side?

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    198.23.5.11  8 months ago

    Loud does not mean you’re automatically correct.

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    The Better Player  8 months ago

    Everyone is so egotistical. Except me of course, I’m too amazing.

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