Frazz by Jef Mallett


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  1. Igor Smetlavich

    Igor Smetlavich said, over 4 years ago

    I can’t imagine Frazz whining about anything.

  2. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 4 years ago

    I don’t understand why modern athletes are so reckless today. In the 1980s, there were far fewer accidents and damage from over-training.
    When I recently had to have my shoulder worked on (from doing too many military presses and the doc thinking it a good idea to cut my thyroid in half, so that it froze as well as frayed…) most of the injuries at the physical therapy outfit were kids being pushed tooooo hard.
    Half of kids in sports today will go to the emergency room this year. 14% will have a brain injury.
    I bicycled long distance for almost 20 years and never suffered an injury other than the occasional minor scrape. (I have a feeling it came from obeying the traffic laws, keeping an eye out for hazards, and remembering that there were others on the road who had rights, too. None of those three things have been characteristics of the typical biker since the early 1980s.)

  3. Varnes

    Varnes said, over 4 years ago

    Richard, yeah, if I’m honest, that’s the way I feel too. Run? With nobody chasing you?

  4. Gator007

    Gator007 said, over 4 years ago

    I hope he isn’t training here in Georgia. We are having 100+ degree weather down here.

  5. Bdaysuit

    Bdaysuit said, over 4 years ago


    We got 90+ up here in Michigan.

  6. J Ba

    J Ba said, over 4 years ago

    65 & raining here in England – thermals may be needed for the Olympics!

    Maybe nobody now thinks of sports as being fun, and are too hooked on performance goals, even if that does lead to injuries?


    USAFMSGT said, over 4 years ago

    And what the heck is Frazz doing?

  8. slowoldcelt

    slowoldcelt said, over 4 years ago


    Really want to disagree with you about today’s cyclists, but I can’t. And I’m one of them.

  9. wcorvi

    wcorvi said, over 4 years ago


    It’s a good thing you’re perfect – otherwise you would be insufferable.

  10. demorodney

    demorodney said, over 4 years ago


    appears to be planting something.

  11. puddleglum1066

    puddleglum1066 said, over 4 years ago


    I work in a high school and am absolutely amazed at the number of kids walking around with knee braces or splints or other appliances to deal with damaged joints (ACLs seem to be particularly popular of late). And virtually all of them are related to training for competitive sports, and being pushed (or pushing themselves) too hard.
    I am not sure where this ultra-competitive approach to what used to be called “play” came from, but it’s wrecking the whole concept of sport. Not to mention a lot of joints and tendons. I wonder how many of these high-school kids I see with knee braces are going to need new knees before I do… and I’m pushing 60 with a bulldozer…

  12. Wolf Emperor

    Wolf Emperor GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    It’s very challenging to fit exercise into my day with 108º weather, but fortunately, there is an indoor running track fairly close by.

  13. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, over 4 years ago

    Gator & Bdaysuit: Aren’t you glad global warming is just a myth dreamed up by environmentalists to save the planet. We lost a red oak, pine, and a very productive crabapple to last summer’s drought. If it is a day or a week, it is weather; if it is several years, it is climate.

  14. leons1701

    leons1701 said, over 4 years ago


    If you don’t run when nobody’s chasing you, you’ll have a hard time getting away when they are.

  15. ibid

    ibid GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    Are there still reruns? OK, sure sitcoms that get syndicated. But not a TV season being rerun after it’s initial run. I think they got rid of that around the last season of X Files. I expected to catch the last few episodes in reruns but they never aired again.

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