Do all you comedic theorists consider this merely isomorphic to one of the talking-dog-bar-bet routines?
Getting some ZZZZs is an ongoing theme with Horace; but this seemed an amusing example!
It’s charming that the other guy also seems to be there to work on his poetry.
Okay, a LOL but a sad-LOL.
I generally grudge-read PBF, along with a couple other hyper-cynical comics. But this one struck me as funny and appealing.
And really nice is the collection of rock stuff in the middle panel. That’s a Yellow Submarine picture on the wall, the album on the bed with the yellow smear is probably the banana-cover Velvet Underground first album, the open mouth next to it seems Rolling Stones related. And is the blimp picture a reference to Led Zeppelin?
Hah! Gotcha, Mothra! From Andréa. (Who suggests there is word play going on between ‘Mothra’ and treating it as a ‘moth’. But isn’t that just what the name is about?)
Absurdism, put in its place.
Contributed by Andréa, who says “Particularly funny for me, as mysteries are my favorite genre.”
There seems to be a pretty strong consensus that David Malki is referring to me. I personally wouldn’t have thought so, but half a dozen e-mails Friday morning insist otherwise.