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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for March 18, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I always considered “reality” tv shows delusional.

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    juncarlo  about 1 year ago

    For me, watching a reality show is a waste of time, there are better forms of entertainment.

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    B UTTONS  about 1 year ago

    Rat’s choice of programming, roadrunner, pink panther, Tom and Jerry, and Tweety bird and Sylvester

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    Kveldulf  about 1 year ago

    On Saturday I mentioned that thousands of university students would have a drunken party in Waterloo for St. Patrick’s Day. Well, they did.

    The police estimate that 25,000 to 30,000 jammed the streets with the first festivities starting before dawn and indoor parties continuing even now. A couple of dozen drunks were carted away and a few more arrested. Not bad for a party the size of a small city.

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    awgiedawgie Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Reality TV is anything but reality. It may be “real” because the actors are actually experiencing it, but it doesn’t resemble anything else out in the real world.

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    Bilan  about 1 year ago

    Self-Delusiontopia is spelled B-A-R for short.

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    NursinGenius  about 1 year ago

    Watch Naked and Afraid, then you’ll really be exposed

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    RuinQueenofOblivion  about 1 year ago

    Hahaha, you think Reality TV is reality.

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    Super Smash Bros Ultimate  about 1 year ago

    These animals confuse me

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    Gent  about 1 year ago

    TV or no TV, most of the people live in self-delusiontopia.

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    PICTO  about 1 year ago

    “Reality”…how’s that working out for you…?

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    comics001  about 1 year ago

    Strange idea that Rat, of all things, mixes up reality tv with reality.

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    James Wolfenstein  about 1 year ago

    Reality TV has anything to do with reality???? I’ve been watching the wrong shows….

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    matthew  about 1 year ago

    I thought reality TV was the delusion!

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    EcurbYkspohs  about 1 year ago

    We decide which is right …which is an illusion …Croc Power !

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    jel354  about 1 year ago

    Sounds like a good reason to skip the news.

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    Zebrastripes  about 1 year ago

    Actually, REALITY TV, is nothing but a pretend reality show staged…..dumbing down America….ewwww

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    mjb515  about 1 year ago

    Reality TV is unreal. That is a reason not to watch.

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    Troglodyte  about 1 year ago

    Watching TV is in itself a major waste of time, though I’ll admit I binge-watch the occasional sitcom or a movie or two using some of the available streaming services.

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    WaitingMan  about 1 year ago

    Outside of C-SPAN, reality is a rare commodity on television.

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    LKrueger41  about 1 year ago

    Anyone who thinks reality TV exposes them to reality is incurably delusional anyway. In their case, it won’t make any difference whether they watch it or avoid it.

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    aerotica69  about 1 year ago

    I wish I could script my own reality sometimes.

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    mikeal  about 1 year ago

    Remember, Imagination is the last real weapon in the war against reality…..

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    Willywise52 Premium Member about 1 year ago

    With recreational weed thrown in.

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    guy.berube  about 1 year ago

    Reality is an illusion created by the lack alcohol…

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    Nuliajuk  about 1 year ago

    Not a lot of actual “reality” in those shows.

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    #Rad-ish  Premium Member about 1 year ago

    When has ‘reality TV’ ever been real?

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    Masterskrain Premium Member about 1 year ago

    So THAT’S where they moved the White House to!

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    Blot  about 1 year ago

    AMEN!

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    michael3114  about 1 year ago

    The problem with “reality shows” is there is never any “reality” in them.

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    ksu71  about 1 year ago

    The Incredible Dr. Pol on Natgeowild!

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    thelost wizard  about 1 year ago

    Rat watches Fox News.

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    DCBakerEsq  about 1 year ago

    Reality is highly overrated.

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    Al Nala  about 1 year ago

    It’s “reality”, which, of course, it ain’t.

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    smorbie the great and beautiful  about 1 year ago

    Oh, Rat. I am SO in.

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    Mentor397  about 1 year ago

    Reality television isn’t anything close to reality.

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    magdala666  about 1 year ago

    There is no reality in “reality TV.”

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    Purple People Eater  about 1 year ago

    A comic strip that mentions not wanting to be exposed to reality with 77 comments (78 with this one) and only 2 comments that mention politics (3 with this one). This must be some kind of record.

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    BTO  about 1 year ago

    I love how everyone jumps on the phrase “Reality TV,” as if anyone connected to the Shows originated the phrase, or particularly like it. It came from a media moron.

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    lynnirwin  about 1 year ago

    Reality TV is scripted and chopped and spliced to with in an inch of it’s life. No one would watch real reality TV unless you paid them.

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    ComicReadingGenius455  about 1 year ago

    Reality TV is all scripted. It’s not actually real.

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    pekenpug  about 1 year ago

    Not to worry, Rat. There’s no reality in reality TV.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  about 1 year ago

    I’d like to be exposed to some of the gold on GOLD RUSH!

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    LrdSlvrhnd  about 1 year ago

    That’s OK, Rat, you won’t be exposed to any actual reality while watching so-called “reality” television.

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    Sisyphos  about 1 year ago

    Reality shows are anything but. You’d be wise to avoid them, Pig. On the other hand, Rat’s self-delusions are not the best alternative!

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    Alien-X  about 1 year ago

    There’s nothing real about “Reality TV”.

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    rgcviper  about 1 year ago

    For some reason, while I read this strip, Bohemian Rhapsody came to mind …

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ

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    KISSARRAH  10 months ago

    There’s no reality in Reality TV.

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