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The Big Bag Story of the Origin of the Universe

A facetious genesis. A two-panel Daily Doodle comic.

Cartoon added to Short and Tall Tales on 2002 Oct 4 Genesis 1, origins, Creation, humor
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ZZzzzz
The Nodiac: Constellations for the Computer Age

The stars just don't look the same digitized.

Cartoon added to Short and Tall Tales on 2002 Oct 4 astrology, computers, parody, humor
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rotary phone dial
Threads

What were we talking about?

Verse, MP3 added to Short and Tall Tales on 2002 Feb 7 threads, conversation, messages, message boards, discussion, continuity, humor
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Tad
Insomniac Armed Quad Toddlers On Patrol

A big adventure of some little guys

Cartoon added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Nov 4 children, babies, adventure, fun, humor, toys, Ookie Bird, insomniac armed quad toddlers
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Handing a child a glass of water.
Dihydrogen Monoxide

Safe enough for children and pets. Washes your clothes. Wets your whistle. Have some today.

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Nov 1 water, health, food, H2O, humor
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Drivin' dad
End of the Road

The last gas-guzzling road-hogging family road trip, Introduction.

Cartoon added to End of the Road on 1997 Jul 7 road trip, family travel, humor, Suburban (Chevy), anti-gravity, transport
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Digital clock 11:59
Making Believe

If at first you don't try, how can you ever succeed or not?

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 May 14 success, effort, trial and error, belief, dreams
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Shabby eyes
Don't Walk

You don't talk to your neighbors in the city.

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 May 14 fellowship, city, urban, community, humor
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Risk™ cards
Risk

There's a certain amount in almost everything you do.

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 risk, chance, fate, decisions, effort
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Crash
Got No Babysitter Blues

Even devoted parents long for a night out, but it's not always easy, especially when the kids are very young.

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 family, parenting, recreation, humor
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Reel-to-reel tape recorder
Gravel and Mud

Talent is one thing. Skill in expressing one's talents is quite another

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 The Art of, talent, expression, songwriting, musician, creativity, noise
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Jobless
Harder Times Again

Harder times come and go. Or are harder times always ahead?

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 problem solving, difficulties, struggle
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US Flag waving
The Great American Song

It's what every songsmith wishes to write. Or is it? An old quasi-political crooning.
2012 March 27: The Great American Song Video

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 United States of America, talent, expression, songwriting, creativity, musician, The Art of
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Doc! I'm late for school!
Time Fleas

Oh, I hope we're not late!

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 timeliness, punctuality, fate, destiny, fatalism, humor
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Mickey Mouse waffle
Breakfast

The first meal of the day ought to be your best. But isn't always.

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 food, breakfast, coffee, humor
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2% VIM
2 Percent Vim

An inspired song pondering power and restraint

Verse added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Mar 17 courage, philosophy, self-control, music
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Patch
Big Potato #1

Chicago is the Big Potato. Hard-gritten wallops of bitey observationalism.
This is the regular verion. Here is a BIG GRAPHICS version.

Cartoon added to Short and Tall Tales on 1997 Feb 15 Chicago, city, potato, urban, civilization
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