Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau


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  1. Tom Debtwhiler

    Tom Debtwhiler said, over 6 years ago

    Hmm. Wonder what’s up? Bolt for bathroom to barf from nervous tension flashback, or retrieving sidearm from under front seat of car? Other?

  2. Sheik Yerbouti

    Sheik Yerbouti said, over 6 years ago

    The appearance of an Iraqi may have led to a painful flashback. THe effect of TBI can be unpredicatble.

  3. MiepR

    MiepR said, over 6 years ago

    Alex, don’t screw this one up.

  4. Chrisnp

    Chrisnp said, over 6 years ago


    I would guess that Toggle would be ok with a mosque near ground zero because (a) thinking about it is an intellectual exercise, and (b) Toggle is GT’s creation. Being suddenly aware of an Iraqi sitting in front of him I think would be a shock on a more visceral level.

    As a story line, I think this could really get interesting!

  5. jeanne1212

    jeanne1212 said, over 6 years ago

    GT - Great!

    90% of the whackos who look for deep meaningful political overtones will completely miss the LOL of equating Metallica with music, never mind any BACH influences that might be found . There’s a Masters Thesis hidden in there!

  6. Hugh B. Hayve

    Hugh B. Hayve said, over 6 years ago

    Yes I could clearly hear the Bach influence on the early tunes like “Unforgiven” and “Enter Sandman”…..

  7. davidblack

    davidblack said, over 6 years ago

    A university course in pop-music? I must start my Bachelor’s in Basket-Weaving at once!

  8. SuperGriz

    SuperGriz said, over 6 years ago

    Moldie oldies, huh?

  9. Jim

    Jim said, over 6 years ago

    Uh-oh …

  10. Lewreader

    Lewreader said, about 6 years ago

    I was forced to take a popular music course as an undergrad. The professor was fixated on African Blues influence on early60s British rock. Wow, no notes, text or final. I hope the other students gave the same eval as me.

  11. cdward

    cdward said, about 6 years ago

    Re: Toggle. It’s like a WWII vet encountering a German émigré, or a Vietnam vet encountering a Vietnamese émigré. There’s going to be shock even if this guy was one who helped the Americans.

    Re: the music. If you’re going to study old music, which I agree with, then there’s logic to studying what people listen to today. But then, for those who feel music and art are useless, it will never make sense. As to Lewreader’s experience with no notes, text or final, that’s not a problem with the subject matter - that’s a problem with the instructor.

  12. Jimdotz

    Jimdotz said, about 6 years ago

    Here is one of the world’s greatest lead guitarists, Yngwie Malmsteen, playing Bach’s “Air on G String”:

  13. GrimmaTheNome

    GrimmaTheNome said, about 6 years ago

    Or maybe Toggle is worried the Iraqi guy may not be comfortable with a US vet?

  14. lioness2009

    lioness2009 said, about 6 years ago

    GEE1A, perhaps Toggle is smart enough to know that Iraqis had NOTHING to do with Ground Zero.

  15. Sandfan

    Sandfan said, about 6 years ago

    Toggle is just trying to get out of the blast radius of the suicide vest that he suspects Hakim is wearing.

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