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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 22, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 12 days ago

    Glad Pig appreciates the humor.

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    Bilan  12 days ago

    Doesn’t Pig know that no good deed goes unpunished?

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    B UTTONS  12 days ago

    The world is crying in acknowledgement of Pig’s attempts.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 12 days ago
    Without god on our side.
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    Wilde Bill  12 days ago

    Life is like a box of… No, scratch that! Life is sitting on a park bench on a clear day and getting drenched by rain.

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    syzygy47  12 days ago

    “Just an acknowledgement Is my best…” Cue the Monty Python animated foot coming down.

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    hariseldon59  12 days ago

    Raindrops keep falling on my head ..

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    pearlsbs  12 days ago

    Rain helps food crops grow which nourishes life. You gotta look on the bright side.

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    Concretionist  12 days ago

    I wouldn’t call that “keen” so much as “nasty”.

    Remember the 50s or so when “keen” meant what “cool” came to mean for the hippies?

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    BasilBruce  12 days ago

    That might not have been rain in panel 3. Ever see the movie High Anxiety?

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    BlisteringBarnacless  12 days ago

    Panel 3 is the ink washing off with Steph’s tears.

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    feverjr  12 days ago

    Do. Or do not. There is no try.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  12 days ago

    Pig’s the same color as the coffee cup.

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    juicebruce  12 days ago

    And the band played on! Pig has an underwater pen/pencil ;-)

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member 12 days ago

    And just a wee bit sarcastic, Pig.

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    ChristineFoxdale  12 days ago

    “Life double-crosses with style…

    Forcing you into a smile —

    So it can kick you in the teeth"

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    Baarorso  12 days ago

    Even Life doesn’t care. You’re on your own.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 12 days ago

    If Pig lived in the western US, he would recognize this shower as a blessing.

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    blunebottle  12 days ago

    We were having a campfire cookout once when I was in cubs when it started to sprinkle. The leader started singing the song: “It ain’t gonna rain no more, no more…”

    When he got to the line: “So how the heck can I wash my neck…” Deluge.

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    Walrus Gumbo Premium Member 12 days ago

    “Life’s a bitch and then you die!”

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    Lady loves a joke  12 days ago

    It could have been worse. At least it wasn’t a flock of birds. This time.

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    Pgalden1 Premium Member 12 days ago

    Ah, Pig…Life gave you mud puddles

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    Sanspareil  12 days ago

    Life, Don’t talk to me about life!

    Life!, loathe it or ignore it , you can’t like it!!

    …..Marvin!

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    iggyman  12 days ago

    I can think of a few places that could use that rain, Pig!

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    Gent  12 days ago

    The truth of life is that it always wants to kills you. And that you has to fights to live.

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    Looneytunes65  12 days ago

    It’s a washout.

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    Troglodyte  12 days ago

    Keen as in keening?

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    wilhemenacooker  12 days ago

    quit whining, pig

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    The Old Wolf  12 days ago

    “Man plans, and God laughs.”

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  12 days ago

    Hey, no clouds no rain. No rain no rainbows. No rainbows no hope. No hope no anxiety. No anxiety no clouds. The cycle of life.

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    Ellis97  12 days ago

    I feel really bad for Pig.

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    William Robbins Premium Member 12 days ago

    Some Wall St talking head said “Investing has no points for difficulty, and no returns for how hard you work on it.” Life is kind of like that.

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    Bucinka  12 days ago

    No rain means no food, Pig.

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    pheets  12 days ago

    It does.

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    Zebrastripes  12 days ago

    It rained on his parade….as usual!

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    KEA  12 days ago

    like i keep saying… the universe is perverse

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    Bookworm  12 days ago

    “Into every life, a little rain must fall.” (Not available in all areas. Certain exceptions or exclusions may apply. No guarantees, warranties, or promises are expressed or implied. Void where prohibited by law.) /s

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    Flapjack omelette   12 days ago

    Bad life! Go to the time out corner now!

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    Goat from PBS  12 days ago

    Pig reminds me of Wade from the ’80s comic “U.S. Acres”. Nothing good happens for both characters despite their nice personalities.

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    awcoffman  12 days ago

    Is his last name “Btfsplk”?

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    Thinkingblade  12 days ago

    Indeed life does not care about “doing your best” that is a personal growth thing. Life only cares about “good enough or not good enough”.

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    BiathlonNut  12 days ago

    It is always raining too much somewhere, and not enough elsewhere.

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    Linguist  12 days ago

    Now you know why I have the bench in my garden!

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    johndifool  12 days ago

    God is in the rain.

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    raybarb44  12 days ago

    Don’t worry. It all works out in the end……

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    mwksix  12 days ago

    Life’s participation trophy…

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    Darque Hellmutt  12 days ago

    Here’s hoping Pig wasn’t using water-based ink.

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    jbruins84341  12 days ago

    Can I get Pig to come do his moping at my house? We really need the rain.

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    Donald Basenberg Premium Member 12 days ago

    I am so happy that Pig picks up that as being humor.

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    WCraft Premium Member 12 days ago

    “Someone left the cake out in the rain…I don’t think that I can take it…”

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    Buckeye67  12 days ago

    He’s a pig, pigs like mud, rain creates mud, so it appears he got his positive acknowledgement.

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    christelisbetty  12 days ago

    Keen=sharp=cuts like a knife

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    mama2emma  12 days ago

    Any Depeche Mode fans here? “I don’t want to start any blasphemous rumours but I think that God’s got a sick sense of humour, and when I die, I expect to find him laughing.”

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    Nate Wright (Comic Buff)  12 days ago

    Darn you Mother Nature!

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member 12 days ago

    Matthew 5:45 (KJV)!!

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    Daeder  12 days ago

    Life is giving you life-sustaining water, Pig. That means life wants you to live!

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    The Brooklyn Accent  11 days ago

    “It rains upon the just, and also on the unjust fellas;

    But more upon the just, because the unjust stole the just’s umbrellas."

    —attributed to Baron Charles Bowen

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    ajakimber425  11 days ago

    Tell me about it!

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    Sisyphos  11 days ago

    It counts for nothing. It doesn’t matter. Life rains on you regardless….

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    [Unnamed Reader - d8896a]  11 days ago

    If you lived here, rain would be just what you were hoping for.

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    sparkle 13 Premium Member 5 days ago

    Or a SICK sense of humor!!-lol

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