Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for February 16, 2021

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    McColl34 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Objection! Irrelevant!

    We have an excuse, er reason, to celebrate, so let’s celebrate!

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    Tyge Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Boy! Janis got her beads on the cheap! Then again, they’re not really in NOLA. So I guess the NOLA rules don’t apply.

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    wjones  over 1 year ago

    Her point is plain and simple, We never go period.

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    Ahuehuete  over 1 year ago

    In that case, he should have said “Since we aren’t able to go to Rio for Carnival this year …”. Of course they don’t do Louisiana creole food in Rio, but I can live with that.

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    Robin Harwood  over 1 year ago

    Arlo has the right idea. Have fun while you can. Because soon…

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    SpacedInvader Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Stop worrying, there is the distinct possibility that the majority of us will get through this.

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    whahoppened  over 1 year ago

    First, I’m all put out! Ooola over in Alley, just got depicted as a “Karen” and I can’t protest!!

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    whahoppened  over 1 year ago

    Is this a really devious way of saying Janis was good enough to be rewarded for a

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    sappha58  over 1 year ago

    Did Arlo make a King Cake?

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    Lomax9er7  over 1 year ago

    I hear it’s a bit chilly there today…

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    trainnut1956  over 1 year ago

    Not only can I not pronounce “Beignets” I have no idea what they are.

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    James Wolfenstein  over 1 year ago

    I don’t understand how Mardi Gras works but I think Arlo is wasting his pearls, they’re supposed to be traded. At least that’s what I learned from Mardi Gras gone wild videos :D

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    GPlante  over 1 year ago

    Of course, ask any Alabamian, and they’ll remind you that Mardi Gras in America began in Mobile, AL (and please, it’s pronounced Mu-beel)…..

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    Ralph Newbill  over 1 year ago

    I’m thinking the beads are payment for earlier…

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    cabalonrye  over 1 year ago

    Chicory coffee? Ugh!!!!

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    Martin Booda  over 1 year ago

    I never go into the city for Mardi Gras. I don’t think anyone is this year what with COVID and the temperature. I once saw a Mardi Gras parade in Albany, NY. Two fire trucks and a limo. They didn’t even throw anything. Not many spectators with all the snow and cold.

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    Alfred Brown  over 1 year ago

    I hope Janice knows what she is supposed to do for those beads….

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    mourdac Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Arlo never stops trying, as he shouldn’t.

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    t_auten  over 1 year ago

    More the pity for us.

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    Michael G.  over 1 year ago

    Geez, Janis! You know the drill! >:-D

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    R. A. Schwartz  over 1 year ago

    I think I’ll stick to Fasching.

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    William Green Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Laissez les bon temps rouler!

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    sundogusa  over 1 year ago

    Reminds of the time traffic was backed up so far behind me, thee lady trying to pull out of Hardees flashed me to get in line in front of me. That was 35 yrs ago and I can still see those headlights!

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    Cincoflex  over 1 year ago

    Arlo’s beads are bigger!

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    Chrisstopher  over 1 year ago

    Chicory isn’t coffee and it tastes like $#!+.

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    KEA  over 1 year ago

    They’re not having Mardi Gras this year I hear – people are decorating their houses as floats instead

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    christelisbetty  over 1 year ago

    This year it’s too d______ cold for such nonsense.

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    Hatter  over 1 year ago

    Jambalya with red beans and rice? Must be Tuesday at my house.

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    amaneaux  over 1 year ago

    I grew up in Baton Rouge, and we always got two days off from school for Mardi Gras. It was a bit of culture shock when I moved to North Carolina, and found out that Mardi Gras wasn’t considered a holiday!

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    listmom  over 1 year ago

    My favorite Mardi Gras story: We were at one of many parades, and a woman in a tiger costume on a tiger-themed float pointed at me and threw a looooong bead of big purple beads. It was a delighted and I immediately wrapped it around my neck. Sometime later, while we were walking around the French Quarter, a large man came up to me out of nowhere and said, forcefully, “Gimme those beads!” I grasped the beads (rather like one would grasp her pearls) and said, “I can’t give them to you. The Tiger Woman gave them to me!” He stepped back looking somewhat startled, then just walked away.

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    yipp_eeee  over 1 year ago

    Laissez les bons temps rouler!

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    BJIllistrated Premium Member over 1 year ago

    My Mom and some friends of hers went to the Mardi Gras one year when she was well into her retirement years. She had the best stories to tell upon her return, but needless to say I’m sure she didn’t relate ALL of the goings on. What happens in New Orleans (not unlike Vegas) stays in New Orleans. She did have some cool beads to show for it though :-)

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    dv1093  over 1 year ago

    You couldn’t pay me to go to New Orleans at any time – but especially during Mardi Gras.

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    Thinkingblade  over 1 year ago

    Sometimes it takes a different view to get into the spirit of Mardi Gras!

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    donwestonmysteries  over 1 year ago

    Nobody is going to Mardi Gras this year.

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    samfran6-0  over 1 year ago

    When I went to Mardi Gras, one of the locals asked me if this was my first time there. I said it was my first time in “New Or le ans”. He said not to pronounce it that way. That I sounded like a tourist. I told him I was a tourist. He said it was pronounced “N’Awlins”. LOL

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    Lightpainter Premium Member over 1 year ago

    My wife and I went to N’Awlins with another couple to hang out in the French Quarter. Unknown to the woman of the other couple, THEY were going there to get married. She had been pushing marriage for years; they even had a fight about it on the plane. Rob had arranged to get married by a boat captain out on the river; if we were over the border in Mississippi, this was legal. Carol was blown away, and after the wedding we partied like there was no tomorrow.

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    formathe  over 1 year ago

    We were in New Orleans last March before they knew they were a hotbed of the Virus. We loved NOLA. Mind you we were downtown during the day not at night. It was fun and very entertaining. Then we headed to El Paso and part way across heard the health reports from NOLA. We kept and eye on each other for the week we were in EP. we were heading to cali to spend a few weeks in Coachella and Palm Spring but it turns out the Canadian government slapped a travel ban on that area so we slowly wended our way how back to the cold and snow.

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    David Huie Green-HavePityOnOthersYouWillNeedItToo  over 1 year ago

    It isn’t what you DID do that matters; it’s what you COULD do that’s important.

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    BarbaraWolfeJr.  over 1 year ago

    In the first panel, Arlo appears to have no teeth.

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