Rubes by Leigh Rubin for June 29, 2022

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    pschearer Premium Member 3 months ago

    I could spend a happy day not getting this joke, but nonetheless I’m asking for help. Anyone?

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    TStyle78  3 months ago

    Is the bottom one talking about, “Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera?

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    geese28  3 months ago

    Another Lucy in the sky with diamonds moment?

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    uniquename  3 months ago

    Remember the Beatles cartoon in the 60s? Liegh sure does.

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    WCraft Premium Member 3 months ago

    Yeah, well – hallucinogens and psychotropic drugs will do that to song lyrics.

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    Daltongang Premium Member 3 months ago

    I’d like to be

    Under the sea

    In an octopus’ garden

    In the shade

    He’d let us in

    Knows where we’ve been

    In his octopus’ garden

    In the shade

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    Hardhar  3 months ago

    Must be taking a break from his yellow submarine.

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    snowedin, now known as Missy's mom Premium Member 3 months ago

    He in an Octopus’ Garden, In The Shade.

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    The Brooklyn Accent  3 months ago

    But why the genie? Ringo sang “I’d like to be…,” not “I wish I were….”

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    William Green Premium Member 3 months ago

    A quick history lesson for readers who may not be familiar with the full collection of The Beatles’ music. This depicts drummer Ringo Starr who sang ‘Octopus’ Garden’ in the album ‘Abbey Road’. Ringo whose real name was Richard Starkey was really the most unheralded of the Fab Four mainly because he sat in back playing his drums while the other three were able to display their talents much more physically on stage. But in fact, he played a large role in their phenomenal success. Their original drummer, Pete Best, wasn’t particularly skilled at his craft so the boys and their manager Brian Epstein decided to replace him in 1962 giving Ringo the chance of a lifetime.

    With such a huge body of work to their credit, ‘Octopus’ Garden’ may be considered a lesser contribution but to me, it was a masterpiece in its depiction of a safe haven from all the troubles and blight in the real world:

    “Oh what joy

    For every girl and boy

    Knowing they’re happy

    And they’re safe”.

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    Lablubber   3 months ago

    This one is pretty shady if you ask me.

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    chromosome Premium Member 3 months ago

    This was a good day for me to come to the comments to understand the cartoon.

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    Laurie Stoker Premium Member 3 months ago

    It took me way too long to figure out what the genie was angry about!

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