Pooch Cafe by Paul Gilligan

Pooch Cafe

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, over 2 years ago

    Like that (digital slippers) will happen.

  2. cessna172

    cessna172 said, over 2 years ago

    what was the date that Poncho walked into the Cafe with his bunny slipper?

  3. pcolli

    pcolli said, over 2 years ago

    Ah, yes – virtual clothing. That Emperor had a good idea.

  4. sceadugenga

    sceadugenga said, over 2 years ago

    awww…..

  5. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 2 years ago

    Consider that only half of households have internet in the U.S. and that those not having it tend to be older households. Those without the net still dropped newspapers despite them being of groups that normally would want to read newspapers.
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    As has been noted by many over the last twenty years, “it’s the content, stupid” when it comes to the decline of most newspapers.
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    When the telecom act of 1996 was passed, there was a wholesale buying up of newspapers. Most ended up being taken over and in short order each was saying what the others did.
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    Not surprisingly, since the content became much like that of pre-1991 Pravda/Itar-Tass/Izvestia/etc., circulation dropped like a rock for most papers. Those that liked such content could get it on CBS/NBC/ABC/CNN for free, so there was no point in paying for it. That is why the LA Times has been bankrupt, NYT bankrupt twice, circulations have dropped, several papers no longer exist or are online only.
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    In several parts of the nation, other newspapers got started and quickly rivaled the socialist papers in circulation. Some surpassed them, such as the washington times, vs. the venerable, but ruined washington post.
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    It really shouldn’t surprise that newspaper subscriptions crashed when they went socialist. The older generations fought against socialism in western Europe in 1941-1945, Korea in 1950-53, Vietnam, and the Cold War. Most of them have no interest in reading the same ideology.

  6. cdward

    cdward said, over 2 years ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    And by socialist, you mean Capitalist, right? Because this is private enterprise to the core. He who has the biggest checkbook can buy up everything and make it look the same across the country. Like McDonald’s or Wal-Mart, but with the news.

  7. pcolli

    pcolli said, over 2 years ago

    @cdward

    There are too many rich socialists.

  8. Thomas Scott Roberts

    Thomas Scott Roberts GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    If they’re all printing almost the same content, then it comes down to what Garry Trudeau called “News McNuggets.”

  9. comicsboi

    comicsboi GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    Check your facts. The Washington Times does not even make the list of the top 25 newspapers. Yet The Washington Post is number 8. My source? The Washington Times itself: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/oct/30/circulation-numbers-for-the-25-largest-newspapers/?page=all

  10. Toronto2

    Toronto2 said, over 2 years ago

    Thanks, Comicsboi – saved me typing that.

    Whenever someone misuses “socialist” like that, I have to assume everything else they write is wrong, too.

  11. 1JennyJenkins

    1JennyJenkins said, over 2 years ago

    I’m still laughing at the strip from Feb. 12th. It was really funny!
    ; – )

  12. GES ✯ Who

    GES ✯ Who said, over 2 years ago

    Actually there are digital slippers in Second Life. But there are also digital dogs to fetch and chew on them…

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