“Carbon-based life forms” is actually a Lily Tomlin reference — from “Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe”.
@dtrouma: It’s amazing how folks forget that women used to die in childbirth. A lot.
In fact, if you were a member of an aboriginal tribe, the single most dangerous thing you could do was be pregnant and give birth.
Thanks! I read it, but totally missed the “panels-are-reversed” part ….
I think “Crypto” refers to Cryptography, which is the science of coding and uncoding messages. The numbers on his glasses, his overall professorial air, and his high opinion of his own intelligence suggest to me that this is a high-tech villian, working in cybercrime.
We’ll see …
Ooh … creepy. I love the way the setup has made perfectly ordinary dialog be menacing and threatening.
If these guys can manage interstellar flight, why can’t we?
It’s from “Safety Dance”, which PP was singing earlier.
?Crappie fish” and not just “crappie”? (Just “crappie” would have been funnier … )
I think I detect the fine hand of the Syndicate Censor in the wording of today’s joke …
Yay Brad! He’s showing some backbone! Nothing worse for the relationship than going all wussy on Toni.
She’s “far too good” for him, and the only way he’s going to keep the relationship going is if he shows he can set — and keep — boundaries.
Rosa won’t ask him out: