Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson

Arlo and Janis

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  1. thebird55

    thebird55 GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    The distraction is bad enough, but not knowing what is going on when you do look is worse.

  2. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    When we get a TV in the bedroom, it will be time to call in a lawyer.

  3. Countrysinger1951

    Countrysinger1951 said, 11 months ago

    @Dani Rice

    I agree. The bedroom is for sleeping and……“other” various activities…….if one is lucky……. :D

  4. Senex

    Senex said, 11 months ago

    For our 42nd anniversary, we got a 42 inch TV for there… We needed something to do while waiting to fall asleep…

  5. bawana

    bawana said, 11 months ago

    +1 in that dept. Maxipause(ain’t nuthun mini about it) pretty much killed any fun I ever had in the bedroom…………

  6. Paul Roese

    Paul Roese GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    i agree with the old school notion a bedroom is for sleeping and stuff otherwise might as well put in a fridge and microwave so you can make popcorn or hot chocolate.

  7. David Henderson

    David Henderson said, 11 months ago

    @Paul Roese

    Odd you should say that. I have both a fridge and microwave beside my bed. (I live by myself so why not?)

  8. Moshe Murray

    Moshe Murray GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    The lack of comments are interesting. For the last few months, I have become convinced that Jimmy Johnson has gone off the deep end into some kind of disassociated fugue where his strips wander from raunchy sexual references to completely boring non comic strips…. Perhaps Mr. Johnson is suffering from some kind of dementia> I wish him well but, these strips are basically unreadable.

  9. Maizing

    Maizing GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Moshe Murray

    If you are not enjoying the strip, why are you still reading it?

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 11 months ago

    @Moshe Murray

    Though they are called “comics” they don’t have to be funny.
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    If the sound is turned up too loud you can hear it outside of the ear buds. It means the listener is going deaf.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 11 months ago

    @Maizing

    If they didn’t care they would have just left.

  12. thebird55

    thebird55 GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Using the bedroom for other activities can lead to insomnia. For those of us who have trouble sleeping to begin with, the mind needs associate the bedroom with sleep, and not much else (excepting that other activity that belongs there) .

  13. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, 11 months ago

    @Moshe Murray

    " Perhaps Mr. Johnson is suffering from some kind of dementia"
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    And yet, I enjoy his strip most days.
    Could be because there are so many demented in my family.
    We’re people too, you know.

  14. CTew

    CTew GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    The gag would have worked better had the colorist consistently done Janis’s eyes. As is, she looks as if she is nodding off in some panels.

  15. SnuffyG

    SnuffyG said, 11 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    I think they do have to be funny. If I watch a horror movie it should be scary, a comedy funny, a drama dramatic, I do realize it’s subjective though. I wish they would add a thumbs up or down vote option here to help the writer reach his audience better.

    My take on this is Janis cannot hear the TV, and she keeps peeking at it anyway. Without sound, it’s distracting her more that with it.

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