This was a slow sporadic year for me as well… (Have I ever had a good year?) Otherwise I really like the look of the three panel strips. Lots of color and lots of improvement. With a few notable exceptions, I thought they were funnier this year.
So yeah, I like R&M, but this time of year is always a pain for me. Ever since I quit smoking back in 2010 (thanks to vaping) my seasonal allergies have been much worse. (And yes, that's one of the few weird benefits you can get from smoking... It tends to drag down your immune system and suppress other environmental allergies... but I digress.)
Every day I have to take Sudafed (or rather the generic Wal-Phed) to keep the sinus pressure down to tolerable levels. This is not an ideal situation since merely buying the stuff puts you on a government watch list, and it's not really advised for people who have to take thyroid medication (also a daily pill) due to a potentially dangerous drug interaction. Of course all the other alternatives are essentially non-starters for alleviating the sinus pressure, and that pressure does build into becoming a full blown migraine headache if I don't address it in a timely manner.
Ever have a migraine? Well, for those of you you haven't had one before, think about that last time you got an ice cream headache or brain freeze from drinking a frozen smoothie too fast. Those things are excruciating, right? Now imagine that pain lasting for a day and a half or longer. That's what a migraine feels like, and I get them. It also leads to some secondary ailments like nausea and other unpleasant shit, but I think I've horrified enough kids for one day.
So right now, I feel a little like Mr. Meeseeks after he's been around for a while, but instead of generating an army of myself and going on a rampage, I usually just curl up into a fetal position and pray that it goes away.
This is another JOTD (Joke of the Day) website. New jokes are published every Monday through Friday (midnight EST). There is also a comic that occasionally gets posted on the weekend.
Most of the jokes are offensive. This site publishes offensive jokes because offensive jokes make the reader feel uncomfortable with the taboo subject and thus enhances the underlying humor that would simply not be as funny without it.
So what makes a joke funny? Well, it boils down to a sudden shift in perception. The story starts you thinking one way, then the punchline turns that thinking on its ear. The art of the joke is to craft a short story that isn't overly contrived, then deliver a punchline that suddenly shifts your perception about the story you were being told.