Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for September 27, 2020

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    BE THIS GUY  almost 2 years ago

    At least Pig is trying to cope without destroying his liver.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Better than a rubber dolly resembling Pigita .

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    BasilBruce  almost 2 years ago

    Shouldn’t Pig be wearing a top hat and singing, “Don’t Come Around Here No More”?

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    Cheapskate0  almost 2 years ago

    We know about Rat and beer. But Goat and gin?

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    sirbadger  almost 2 years ago

    The winner of the card game can yell gin, but what about the loser? If you play with pig rules, you can yell “Gin” while playing chess.

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    Concretionist  almost 2 years ago

    Actual pets are good. Not great but good. I predict that when we get enough people vaccinated (or, in the USA, after another 800K have died getting us to herd immunity) there will be an orgy of hugging…

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    Bilan  almost 2 years ago

    That’s what it’s come to? Goat is being a bad influence on Rat?

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Gin is a fabulous memory aid. It allows you to have as few as possible.

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    Sanspareil  almost 2 years ago

    Gin is the tonic for what ales you!

    BTW rat and goat are less the 6 feet apart!

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    The Old Wolf  almost 2 years ago

    Mr. Clowny is most durable; last I saw him was in Claude Kirschner’s Three-Ring Circus in the ’50s.

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    alikgator  almost 2 years ago

    Awwww!

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    Walrus Gumbo Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    A good bong hit does it for me!

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Who asked you, Mr. Clowney?

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    TampaFanatic1  almost 2 years ago

    Canadian Club is better than gin, too ****ing dry.

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    iggyman  almost 2 years ago

    At least at Pig’s party everyone will get along with no drama!

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    Caldonia  almost 2 years ago

    I doubt this is unusual behavior for Pig, ever, so don’t laugh or cry.

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    Breadboard  almost 2 years ago

    Pig Party like it’s 1999 ! …. Croc Power !

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Hey, whatever keeps Pig sane

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    MS72  almost 2 years ago
    I knew a waitress named Ginny!
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    Gent  almost 2 years ago

    Is that how you act the Goat?

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    Gent  almost 2 years ago

    Finally, poor Pig had lost it completely.

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    ERBEN2  almost 2 years ago

    GIN is way too hard to swallow straight . A long time ago I had a friend who drank a fifth a day . ( Tanquary ) <<<<< sorry I miss spelled that wrong . He is not with us anymore .

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    pheets  almost 2 years ago

    We all have our helps… i hope..

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    Ellis97  almost 2 years ago

    I understand, Pig.

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    Steverino Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    I like Sloe Gin. Takes longer….

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    grocks  almost 2 years ago

    Goat’s at the booze before Rat? That’s different.

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    Ralph Newbill  almost 2 years ago

    Goat has started drinking? Things are worse than I thought.

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    Bucinka  almost 2 years ago

    ? Shouldn’t Mr. Clowney be in Minneapolis, getting ready for the game?

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    artmer  almost 2 years ago

    Ahh, gin. Summer’s white whiskey. Cheers!

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Unlike Paris, I don’t like gin. I’d rather play chess or dominoes!

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    Nyckname  almost 2 years ago

    The social faux pas of inviting five people to tea when you only have a service for four.

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    Troglodyte  almost 2 years ago

    Clowney is on the right track, I must say! :D

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    dadlivonia  almost 2 years ago

    Gin? – well, at least it isn’t Mississippi

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    dfrost1  almost 2 years ago

    Sniff It’s so true…

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    rshive  almost 2 years ago

    Anything that you can claim is water.

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    joefearsnothing  almost 2 years ago

    I was watching a college football game yesterday and the only fans in attendance were a couple of dozen cutouts in the stands! :o{

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    bsdunek  almost 2 years ago

    I’ll take some good Scotch, myself. Bourbon is good too, as are many other adult beverages.

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    Zebrastripes  almost 2 years ago

    Poor PIG has gone over the edge….

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    tripwire45  almost 2 years ago

    Some restaurants and sports arenas are doing stuff like this, aren’t they?

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    Keno21  almost 2 years ago

    I find rum takes me to my happy place.

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    Tetonbil Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Me too Goat! Let’s hear it for Old Tom!

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    Bucinka  almost 2 years ago

    By the way, the death notice of a local man in today’s The Washington Post exhorts all of us, “In lieu of services or flowers, well-wishers are asked to drink an extra dry martini to his memory, preferably using Beefeater Gin.”

    Do with that what you will.

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    codedaddy  almost 2 years ago

    Another sad strip. When can we return to humor?

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    theincrediblebulk  almost 2 years ago

    I am a non drinker by choice. I tried it when i was extremely young and despite being pushed by family, friends, and acquaintances to join them for a drink i have avoided drinking most of the last 40 odd years. However this year I can’t remember the last day i didn’t wake up in the morning craving a drink. Wouldn’t be an issue except I can’t leave an open bottle or open case depending on the beverage I’m enjoying, which is why I choose not to drink.

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  almost 2 years ago

    When (and why) did Goat stop being the sensible one?

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    @Rad-ish  Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    May I take your hat and goat?

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    David Henderson  almost 2 years ago

    Yes, it has come to this. I have been reading stories about such things on line. One man put up his tent and been camping out in his back yard for weeks now. One man has been camping out in his basement. And all kinds of other things. Like sleeping in a different room each night or even sleeping in the car when they have a bed. People are doing all kinds of things now days. Forget about catching Covid and dieing I wonder how many people are going to be driven insane by this mess.

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    zeexenon  almost 2 years ago

    Sometime around ’60 I found driving with one eye closed and a load of gin helped. Next morning, mom did ask why my floormats were atop the garbage cans.

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    JLChi  almost 2 years ago

    No toy Piglet from Winnie the Pooh?

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    ocarol7 Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Love u, Pig-

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    davidjames1231  almost 2 years ago

    Stephan, go back doing COMICS….all you’ve been offering is depression!

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    marilynnbyerly  almost 2 years ago

    Chris Mann did a really funny parody of Garth Brooks’ “I Have Friends in Low Places” called “I Had Real Friends Before Covid” with lots of household brooms and Swifters with wigs and googly eyes involved. I love his YouTube channel and his voice. He was the Phantom on Broadway for a year or so, and he was a finalist for “The Voice.” Very nice on the eyes and funny parodies to boot. And his rendition of “Danny Boy,” wow!

    https://youtu.be/pptyJgq4zkM

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    Thehag  almost 2 years ago

    Love Gin. Martin Miller Botanical.

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    pchemcat  almost 2 years ago

    I prefer rum.

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    braindead Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Don’t forget to thank Trump.

    Only 200,000 covid deaths. So far. And climbing.

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    txmystic  almost 2 years ago

    Gin helps indeed…I recommend “The Botanist” Islay gin (if for nothing else, a gin that comes from the last of scotch)

    Hey, it’s past noon! Time for a perfect martini…

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    hariseldon59  almost 2 years ago

    This reminds me of the early days of Pearls Before Swine when Pig used to make friends with inanimate objects. He once had a group of friends called the Fruit Buddies until Rat used them to make a smoothie.

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    knight1192a  almost 2 years ago

    Which explains why Goat’s not bothered by the party.

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    Sisyphos  almost 2 years ago

    I hadn’t figured Goat for the Gin Solution, but maybe he’s consulted with Cybil, Lio’s gin-soaked cat. Tough times. If Pig wants a tea party with dolls/action figures, and it helps him stay more or less sane, cool!

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    AndreasMartin  almost 2 years ago

    Not having a social live has it’s merits sometimes. An unfair advantage for Rat.

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    Hipshot Percussion  almost 2 years ago

    Now there will be a shortage of toy tea sets!

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    Thinkingblade  almost 2 years ago

    Nice touch – with it being football season, Jadaveon Clowney only got signed a bit ago.

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    loveabulldesign  almost 2 years ago

    Goat plays Gin Rammy afterwards

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    PBS1!  almost 2 years ago

    Just be glad it’s not a real party!

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    NeilCopeland  over 1 year ago

    I hadn’t realised Goat was Pig and Rat’s flatmate.

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    Croco Larry NEO (The King Of The Pollers)  4 months ago

    BRUNO WALKS IN WITH A BIN FULL OF GIN

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    kieranemersonlewis  3 months ago

    Aww. I feel bad for pig.

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