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Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for November 09, 2010

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    aardvarkseyes  over 9 years ago

    Because comics like Non Sequitur cannot keep from mentioning her?

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    pouncingtiger  over 9 years ago

    Or anyone else from Jersey Shore.

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    wndrwrthg  over 9 years ago

    Bread and circuses, baby, bread and circuses.

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    dataweaver  over 9 years ago

    Mentioning who? Or do I even want to know?

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    hawgowar  over 9 years ago

    Snooki? Heard the name but I don’t watch network television. Some sort of femme troublemaker? I barely know who Lady GAGA is and have never heard one of her songs, if she indeed sings.

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    ben_david  over 9 years ago

    Better yet, Why SHOULD I know who Snooki is?

    @hawgowar, I’m with you.

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    Bill Thompson  over 9 years ago

    You don’t want to know! You don’t! Take my word for it you don’t! I fell into the trap of googling that name and–the horror! The horror!

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    fesalazarsoto  over 9 years ago

    I DO know who Lady Gaga is… and I wish I NEVER knew.

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    AKHenderson Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I know who Snooki is, and I don’t know what she looks like.

    (Maybe that belongs on a “you might be a Boomer if…” list.)

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    Sisyphos  over 9 years ago

    I remember Snooky Lanson, from “Your Hit Parade”….

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    AKHenderson Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Regarding a Mayan Calendar remark from yesterday…you think maybe the Mayans had a prophecy of when the Ekert and anti-Ekert would meet?

    Maybe the anti-Ekert should be imprisoned on an island with mysterious hatches and variable geographical location. What could possibly go wrong?

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    teardroprain  over 9 years ago

    One of the great things about living far away, I escape from knowing some things.

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    Nebulous Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Snooki? You mean the neighbor’s Pekingese? Yaps at everything.

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    jump4joy  over 9 years ago

    Never heard of her….

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    brainfafe  over 9 years ago

    Having now googled Snooki - I am so glad I live in the UK.

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    hildigunnurr Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Thanks for the heads up - take care not to google…

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    Manhunter808  over 9 years ago

    “What could possibly go wrong?” << Famous last words

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    cdward  over 9 years ago

    Too late. I googled Snooki a few weeks ago when my son showed me a parody video about Jersey Shore (we don’t have TV, but kids have their ways of knowing what their buddies are watching).

    Since I think virtually all reality TV is stupid, and this is a fake reality show as best as I can figure, it’s just that much more stupid. (When I think about it, virtually all TV is stupid which is why I haven’t had it for 16 years.)

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    John Davis  over 9 years ago

    Move over, guys. I just googled!

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    Sandfan  over 9 years ago

    Sisyphos - I remember that show, also. Snooky Lanson, Dorothy Collins, Giséle MacKenzie, and for a few years even Frank Sinatra and Doris Day.

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    S_T_F_U  over 9 years ago

    I miss the days when you had to have some minuscule shred of talent to be a celebrity.

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    Yukoneric  over 9 years ago

    Make room……………… move it on over…………

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    fdhefty  over 9 years ago

    Who’s snooki, who cares?

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    batterie61 Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I wish I didn’t, another woman whose boobs got her 15 minutes.

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    GROG Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Don’t know, don’t care, will not google it or ever watch reality TV.

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    ejcapulet  over 9 years ago

    What’s a Snooki? Is that like a Snuggie for couples?

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    Mary Ritz Walling Premium Member over 9 years ago

    a favorite John Denver line, “Television is not a vast wasteland —- it’s only half-vast.” Say it out loud to get the true meaning.

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    Rwill  over 9 years ago

    brainfafe you are not safe there either: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-11485792

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    cleokaya  over 9 years ago

    I have not had a TV or watched TV in years, but even that has not protected me from finding out who she is. I have never watched a reality show, but I am beyond wishing their time was up.

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    celeconecca Premium Member over 9 years ago

    let me on that couch!

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    ssejhill  over 9 years ago

    ala Seinfeld … Because its on TV!

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    vldazzle  over 9 years ago

    I’m just glad to have enough channels that I can always find something good.

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    notinksanymore Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I learned who snookie is on halloween, when several people dressed up as her. When did halloween costumes get so lame?

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    Lost in the Twilight Zone  over 9 years ago

    I managed to avoid Jersey Shore and the rest of those shows, and never heard of her until one of the anchors on a cable “news” show read a story about her arrest for annoying people on a beach.

    I miss the days before 300 cable channels when you had to be someone worth watching to be on TV, and when shows were more than cameras following around morons (Jersey Shore, Dog the Bounty Hunter, etc. etc.)

    And when news programs actually told you news (no gossip, and no shouting heads).

    The only reality TV I watch is ESPN.

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    MurphyHerself  over 9 years ago

    ^Yeah, like Ice Road Truckers or Dancing with the Stars (I bet 2 left feet Bristol Palin wins because of all the Tea Party voters).

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    afeeney  over 9 years ago

    Every century has had its freak shows. Reality television is ours.

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    thirdguy  over 9 years ago

    I always wondered why people refer to New Jersey as “The armpit of America”.

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    Dry and Dusty Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Okay I bit on the bullet, I googled! Better drag out some more seating! This couch is getting pretty crowded! LOL!

    And now that we all know who Snooki is, is our world not a better place? ROFLMAO!!! And thank heaven for networks like TVLand and AMC!

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    Me_Again  over 9 years ago

    I still don’t know who Snooki is…

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    Destiny23  over 9 years ago

    Snooki is today’s Anna Nicole Smith – famous for being famous, and literally for no other reason. In a sane world, no-one would ever have heard of either of those nobodies.

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    John Phelps  over 9 years ago

    Destiny, you mean famous for having big boobs, and literally no other reason.

    There was an Emerald Nuts pistachio commercial a few days ago that was my first notice of Snooki, and I can’t say I’m impressed.

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    lunyme  over 9 years ago

    apparently, I’m ok - i havent the foggiest who this snooki character is and i dont want to if this is the result!

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    quanticobaby  over 9 years ago

    Thirdguy, believe me, Snooki is no heroine in NJ. Every state has its, uh, detractors….

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    JanCinLV  over 9 years ago

    Destiny, be fair. Anna-Nicole at least had the dubious distinction of marrying an aged and dying billionaire.

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    JanCinLV  over 9 years ago

    hawgowar: I found out accidentally while at a doctor’s office that Lady Gaga can actually sing. They played a song by an unknown (to me) singer that had a pleasant melody, lyrics I could actually understand and somewhat trained voice singing it. Imagine my surprise when the announcer said it was Lady Gaga.

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    GROG Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Don’t forget TCM, Fellow Baby. That’s my favorite.

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    Tizer  over 9 years ago

    My grandma’s sister is called Snooki.

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    defunctdoormat Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I have no idea who Snookie is either. And yes, it does sound like someone’s annoying little yapping dog. Guess I don’t wanna know.

    On a totally unrelated topic, I just read Pearls before Swine, and I seriously wish I could find it here on gocomics, or another site that allows comments! I would have LOVED to have seen the comments for that one today!!

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    treered  over 9 years ago

    “why do I know who Snooki is?” it’s a mystery. get on with your life!

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    ChukLitl Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Try comics.com, doormat, known hereabouts as brand X.

    I’m amused that discussion of Snooky is generating as many comments as discussing God. I doubt the existence of “Snooky.” A wanna-be actress is giving a bad portrayal of a Jersey heifer. Girlfriend needs Jesus.

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    keechum  over 9 years ago

    Snooki is a nickname for a sweet young and cuddly lady.

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    bostonoski  over 9 years ago

    Wishing there was a ‘like’ button for the comments section! :o)

    Add me to the don’t know, don’t care list! Yippee!!!

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    Barbaratoo  over 9 years ago

    It’s been an eye-opener for me to realize (wonderfully) how many people don’t have or watch TV besides me. Even better, these people obviously love the comics! New “friends!”

    Only one comment needs addressing. NJ is not TOTALLY the armpit of America. There are MANY beautiful areas (it’s just too bad that one particular county is overwhelmingly RED - I had to move.)

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    runninanreadin  over 9 years ago

    Well, I am blessed! I have NO clue what that means!

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    weasel_monkey  over 9 years ago

    Well Wiley, you’re now going to have to draw a bigger couch to accommodate all the people who have Googled that troglodyte “Snooki” and now, like the shrink in your strip, suddenly come to wonder at what kind of world we live in.

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    thirdguy  over 9 years ago

    Doormat, “Pearls before Swine” was a funny idea today, but ultimately it was a gimmic that he can only use once.

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    ses1066  over 9 years ago

    I have fished for Snook (family Centropomidae of the order Perciformes) and it is good eating. I don’t recognize Snooki.

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    Dry and Dusty Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Fellow Baby HA HA, that was what I was thinkiing of when I typed AMC! LOL!

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    GROG Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Don’t get me wrong, Fellow Baby, I like AMC on weekends especially the Wester Saturdays, but TCM is my favorite. Especially since there are a wide range of classics and no commercials.

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    mirthiful  over 9 years ago

    Throw me in the “no clue what a Snooki is” group. There’s a reason it’s called “blissfully ignorant.”

    I almost never watch TV either. Except for TCM… love TCM!

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    mtechian  over 9 years ago

    I am looking for a ‘non sequitur’ cartoon titled “In-laws Marathon” Please help

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    HowieL  over 9 years ago

    Is Snooki anything like Lurgi? . A sausage to anyone who gets THAT reference!

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    andymeijers  over 9 years ago

    I’m happy to say I had to use Google to find out who Snooki is. I didn’t bother to follow any of the links, the teaser phrase on each hit told me all I needed to know.

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    x_Tech  over 9 years ago

    This strip should’ve come with a warning label. “If You Don’t Know… Do NOT Google!”

    But, alas too late. (sigh)

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    firedome  over 9 years ago

    with the discovery channel, the science channel, bbc america and the cartoon network vying equally for my attention, perhaps it’s better that i don’t know who snooki is.

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    cutiepie29  over 9 years ago

    keechum said, about 10 hours ago

    Snooki is a nickname for a sweet young and cuddly lady.

    Then in this case, Keechum, that is a complete misnomer! The Snooki from Jersey Shore (and I sure wish I didn’t know who she is) is ANYTHING BUT a “sweet young and cuddly lady.” I only know who she is because I have a habit of reading magazine headlines while waiting in line in the market.

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    Ed Hardy Premium Member over 9 years ago

    It’s hard to escape her… she was on the front page of the Wall Street Journal a few weeks ago. I wish I was making that up, but I’m not.

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    wiatr Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I’m hoping that in years to come when I check my files I won’t know why this strip got saved.

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