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  1. 3 days ago on Ripley's Believe It or Not

    I’m sure the smoking had nothing to do with it.

  2. 17 days ago on Ripley's Believe It or Not

    The San Andreas Fault in California.

  3. 3 months ago on Luann

    I guess those are only for completely different sports, not the progression of a single sport.

  4. 3 months ago on Luann

    Um, no. Brad and Toni getting sexy with each other.

  5. 4 months ago on Frazz

    When I was in school, we were pretty much left to our own devices during those times. Before school, they would not even let us into the building.

  6. 4 months ago on Frazz

    I looked it up (or tried to). Songwriters get around $.09 per record/track sold. So, a gold record (1 million copies sold) would bring in $90,000, but a beginning songwriter will probably have to split that 50-50 with the publisher.

    The writer also gets performance royalties for when the song is performed in public or played on the radio (or streamed on the internet). I could not find how much that is.

    Finally, there are royalties if the song is used on television, in a movie, or in a video. This royalty is negotiated; obviously, the bigger the hit, the more negotiating power the writer will have.

    So, unless Frazz’s song sold many millions of copies, or was in the top ten for weeks, he was unlikely to make enough on one song to be financially independent.

  7. 4 months ago on Frazz

    Before school; lunchtime; after school while waiting for the school bus. Or, do they not have those things anymore?

  8. 5 months ago on Ripley's Believe It or Not

    Well, Shakespeare was the first to commit these words to writing that has survived to modern times. I doubt he made all of them out of whole cloth.

    “Want to go see the new Shakespeare play?”

    “No, I never know what he is talking about. I think he just makes up words.”

  9. 5 months ago on Ripley's Believe It or Not

    Didn’t have room to write in fewer rather than less?

  10. 6 months ago on Scary Gary

    And he still hasn’t sold his castle?

    Continuity is not a strong point with this strip (but I love it anyway).