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Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: Sweetheart has porn posted up around her desk? (Well, nudie pics.)
Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says: Hey! Those could be pictures of her mom!
Frith Ra (capplor) says: Is Mr. Moustachio their boss or yet another employee of this seriously underfunded, understaffed department.
Andy Holloway (garran) says: I suspect that his boss doesn't refer to him as 'master'.
N La Teer (zapatos) says: Probably not, but I do love his/her font something crazy.
Jessie Tracer (electrickeet) says: Okay, Tip, it's like this. Those arms... they're killing me, dear. You gotta do something about the forearm hair. Shave it, wax it, bleach it, laser it until it refuses to return, threaten it with the nuclear option, I don't care, but something must be done.
So It Begins (soitbegins) says: Ok, I'd like to point out that Sweetheart must be feeling baaaad if she's got a theobromine hangover. (Theobromine is the stuff in chocolate that's toxic to dogs.)
Trisha Sebastian (trishalynn) says: No, no, no...!  I *like* Tip's forearm hair.  This is the *first* time I've been able to see him as a man and not a woman, so the arm hair must stay!
David Harmon (mental_mouse) says:

A transvestite, a dog, and a zombie walked into a karaoke bar.... and lost their punchline.  ;-)

Also, zombies get hangovers?  Heck, zombies metabolize alcohol?  Unity really needs to redefine herself -- she's got waay too much life in her! 

(Especially by comparision with Poor Poor Dave, now entering his Zombie Woof storyline in Director's Cut.)

So it Begins:  IIRC, dogs & cats vs. chocolate is a hit to their liver, so they wouldn't feel it until they're in real trouble.  On the other hand, they get drunk and hung over just like us....

 

Magnolia Pearl Porter (magnoliapearl) says: Just gonna chime in with Tip arm hair support. (Maybe the weirdest sentence I've ever written?) Seriously, dudes should not afraid to be hairy, even when they're wearing pink.
Andrew W (mrandrew) says:

When Unity gets carded (when buying chocolate martinis), does her ID give her date of first assembly, or the averaged age of her patchwork parts?

Sor Cyress (sorcyress) says:

I also am supporting the nice hairy Tip. It's really nice to see anyone who's not scared of a little body hair, and if he's got a smashing sense of style, as well...?

~Sor 

Nick Christensen (incidence) says: Hairy Tip needs to stay, plus it's great that Tip finally won at something (even if it was off screen)
Aaron Shades (prof_tinker) says:

The arm hair is cute. It's just too good a contrast. . . and he needs all of the visual gender cues he can get.

And whoever Mustachio is, i love him already. That fancy 'M' must be heck to pronounce. 

Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: Actually, Mustachio could still be Tip's boss.  "Master" being simply another reflection (along with the curly M) of Mustachio's archaic sensibilities.  In that sense, Tip is either "Master" in the "young master" (i.e. not yet "Mister") sense, or in the craft guild sense (Tip does have an advanced degree, and would therefore no longer be a journeyman.)
bzzzzd (bzzzzd) says:

I do believe it is Moustachio (extra 'o'), which may be a clue to the creature's origin or genotype.

 

Tip needs his hair. It makes him what he is. A man. In hose. The ladies dig it.

bzzzzd (bzzzzd) says:

Ms. Shaenon says :It's-Its are still plentiful and delicious here in San Francisco. They also come in chocolate and mint.

I was going to add that they were an SF treat. (I do adore the mint ones.) As a SF Bay Area rez, I can still get them occassionally, but they tend to stick around waaay to long. [8^(

Ruth Beaty (mamafrog) says: Yes, but Tips made a comment earlier about his razors--so he shaves his legs and/or face? Which is sort of a girly thing, since most of us real girls do pits and legs and leave the rest as they are. Besides, a man's hairy arms can be slightly erotic.
Tiff Hudson (tiff_hudson) says:

Comforting Thought Number One: Tip wears sunglasses over his regular glasses, unless those are actually special protective green goggles.

Comforting Thought Number Two: Tip's back hair. 

Martha Mintz (muffinthamighty) says:

Tip doesn't shave his legs- one of the other comics showed leg hair.  I hold to my opinion that nylons are especially useless with leg hair.  Useless and itchy.  

I am having so much fun picturing the karaoke. 

Martha Mintz (muffinthamighty) says: Whu-wait!!  OMG!  Does anybody remember the episode of The Tick "That Mustache Feeling"?  There was a sentient mustache created by the Military during the cold war.  I mean, it didn't talk- only typed in spanish, but wouldn't THAT be something to have in a comic!
Justin Grubbs (the_purple_knight) says:

Talking about Tip's arm hair,

I'm a swimmer and shaving really isn't that weird. I mean I wouldn't be surprised if he did every now and again. Frankly I'm kind of hoping for it. Tip creeps me out more than the talking dog or the zombie. 

Justin Grubbs (the_purple_knight) says: And what does the signature say?
NigaiAmai Yume (nigaiamai_yume) says:

Ok, I have to ask....

Is there a SPECIFIC reason two of my favorite comics use the "hu-man" line on the exact same day? o_O

http://www.errantstory.com/comic.php?date=2008-02-11

BTW, how do I make working links? Neither HTML nor BBCode seem to be working for me... Am I one of those profiles WebComicsNation doesn't seem to like?

NigaiAmai Yume (nigaiamai_yume) says:

I must also add, Sara (girl in last panel of the Errant Story page above) would be a FUN fun addition to the Skin Horse cast, as you can tell from her expression at the other two people's dialogue.

As well as being a Time Ninja, of course. Always handy, the Time Ninjas.

(If you know nothing of what I talk of, and are of age to see the occasional nudity and read serious talk about sex, I suggest reading the archieves. VEG [Very Evil Grin])

 

 

Sam Daniel (samhdaniel) says:

Is that writing on Unity's glass, or just a reflection? The bottom line looks like 'Angel', but I can't figure out the top line.

I could believe either 'Dark' or 'Evil'.

Steve Ford (sford) says: Re: Unity's glass - I assumed it's a glass of Bromo Seltzer, so you're seeing the bubbles.
Alycia Shedd (leeshajoy) says: ...so, wait, Sweetheart was created as a weapon? I can't wait to hear the story behind that.
Kristy Valenti (alienjukebox) says: Tik-Tok!
Cameron Nielsen (cameroncn) says: Wow, Kristy, YOU'RE RIGHT. Don't know why I didn't see it myself! Man...the parallels are becoming freaky! So wonderfully so! (And Tip is hilarious in a short skirt and high heeled boots!) :D
Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says:

Hmm, maybe if we have Tip as Ozma, and Sweetheart as Dorothy...

 I still think Unity has to be Scarecrow. Or maybe the Scraps the Patchwork Girl?

Dov Mittelman (silentspeaker) says: Monday's comic: Silly Unity. Everyone has a secret power. Eliminate the obvious and what remains is karaoke.
Rachel S. (masamage) says: My brain went "Tik-Tok!" too. :D
Hardy Sharla (yllaria) says: Ooo!  Nice legs, there.  And he really knows how to perch on a desk. 
Elaine Corvidae (elaine_corvidae) says: Tip, that boot/stocking combo is to die for!
Magnolia Pearl Porter (magnoliapearl) says: MOUSTACHIO RULES. That is all.
Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: Of course Sweetheart was created as a weapon. But you don't think anyone set out to create a bad webcomicker in Leo, eh? Smart enough to do the uplifting, not smart enough to limit it to "just uplifted enough to be a good warrior". No, mad scientists always have to gild the lily, and they end up with uplifts that are so smart they're uninterested in being witless minions.
Quentin Long (cubist) says: Thomas Levy: Unity is Scraps. Can't hardly be nobody else; of all the at least vaguely major Oz character, only Scraps is an assemblage of parts from a wide range of sources. Hmmm... depending on how obscure Channing felt like being, perhaps Unity *might* be a psychotic Fuddlecumjig (see also: EMERALD CITY OF OZ)?
Sam Daniel (samhdaniel) says:

That's a difficult look to pull off for most men.

Also, it must be really hard to keep pointing the toes down that way.

Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says: So I notice that Tip has been doing all the narration. Does that mean the story will be rigidly from his perspective?
Jeffrey Channing Wells (channing) says:

I think everyone else in this strip has better things to do than sit around talking to the camera.  That having been said, Tip's POV status is not ironclad; I would draw your attention to the Sweetheart / Leo strips of the previous storyline, for which Tip was not present.

bzzzzd (bzzzzd) says:

Mr Steve says: Re: Unity's glass - I assumed it's a glass of Bromo Seltzer, so you're seeing the bubbles.

I assumed it was the distorted image of Unity's heart-patterned shirt.

Fishnets? In the workplace!?!? I've been out of the office toooo long. Though I must admit that at first look I thought they were what my girlfriend calls 'leggings' when she wears short skirts.

I knew 'M' was English! The flowery-accented letter and the 'Master Tip' gave it away, Master being the proper English address for a young man generally considered very young or inexperienced, and not being used in the sense of evil minion to a MS.

Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says:

Hey check out that desk in the background of the last panel. That is either Tip's desk or the desk of the last employee. It has a picture of a kitty on it!

So is the last one feline? Are they the boss? Does that mean they descriminate against rodents?

Ed Gedeon (eddurd) says: He's got leeeeeeegs ... he knooooooows how to uuuuuuse theeemmmmmm ....
NigaiAmai Yume (nigaiamai_yume) says:

Tip, you created YOURSELF as a weapon with THOSE legs.

I'm a straight girl not into guys crossdressing (Except tasteful cross-play, since anime chicks get all the best outfits), but VaVaVoom! 

Rockphed (rockphed) says: Wait, where are Moustacio's arms?  Does he even have arms?  Do we get to equip him with shoulder mounted rocket launchers and flame-throwers for his come back rampage to the Silverdome?  He would be a totally rad monster truck.
Eric Burns (ericburns) says:

A monster truck?

Piffle! Unbecoming of the manly arts of pugilism and the manly rotations of turbines driven by steam. So childish, these dependencies on internal combusion and rocketry! The only form of carbonized dinosaur that truly, elegantly powers an engine of destruction is good old fashioned Pennsylvania Anthricite!

Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: Okay, what's Tip's last name?
Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: BTW: http://www.dvandom.com/drawings/skinhorsetip.JPG Tip fan art. ;)
Rockphed (rockphed) says: Hey, you can make a Coal Powered Monster Truck if you want!  Actually, that would rock most utterly!  Let the Mad Science Begin!
Eric Burns (ericburns) says: Copper? But brass is ever so much easier to keep corrosion free....
Jessie Tracer (electrickeet) says: All right, I relent. Tip can keep the arm hair. (Whatever it'll take to keep him in that outfit. Ohmigosh.)
Aaron Shades (prof_tinker) says:

I second that notion, madame. I do beleive I have the vapors. . .

Okay, My shirt request is for Mustachio and that last line there, preferably gold on black.  

. . . . anyone else getting major Return To Oz (the movie) flashbacks? I would so love to see a Wheeler. . .  

Michael Brewer (wusemajor) says: Ok, if he doesn't have any arms or legs, what does he do for them?  I man, if he can't answer the phone, he really can't be a good receptionist.  Or is he their central computer?  If so, they really are on a shoestring budget.
Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says: He can act as a receptionist for those who actually walk in the door.
Rockphed (rockphed) says: Or they could have a voice activated phone!  How would that not rock.  When you want to talk, you talk at it, and when you want it to hang up, you make the click noise!  Hmmm, I wonder if that is patented...
K. Myers (bassetking) says: Certainly, a government agency such as Skin Horse would be fully compliant to both OSHAA and ADA, there should be no issue with a limbless secretary!
Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: (Repeat in case anyone missed it before the midnight rollover: http://www.dvandom.com/drawings/skinhorsetip.JPG) :)
NigaiAmai Yume (nigaiamai_yume) says:

Dave Van Domelen and the Tip fan art...

I have no words, other than loving the Helen style pink glasses.

He'd TOTALLY be allowed to work field in THAT outfit. 

Ed Gedeon (eddurd) says: I thought a gentlebot as sophisticated as Moustachio would surely have a jeweled movement.  Alas, these government cutbacks ...
Justin Grubbs (the_purple_knight) says: I'm kind of surprised that no one has made any references to WHO THE HELL GAVOTTE IS! Sorry, I'm just insanely curious. I mean, Moustachio's cool and all, but I'm fairly sure that the boss of this organization has to be way more amazing. Especially since they're a weapon, that's now the boss of a former-weapon team.
Shaenon Garrity (shaenongarrity) says:
http://www.dvandom.com/drawings/skinhorsetip.JPG

Oh, awesome! May I run this on a Sunday?
Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: Yep!  Be my guest!
Brian Rogers (billionsix) says: As a totally random side note. Today, I saw a little girl, aged about five or six, who was wearing a hoodie covered in little hearts! It looked like Unity's sweater! I thought that was kinda cool.
NigaiAmai Yume (nigaiamai_yume) says: Ok, I <3 Sweetheart even MORE now for that third panel.
Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says:

Hmm, according to Wikipedia, the Gavotte was a French folk dance which became popular in baroque music.

 Here's a video of someone playing what is apparently a Gavotte on the cello: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ziwz24B1Dog

Jeffrey Channing Wells (channing) says: Because I am the co-author of this strip, I have the power to declare that the Stevie Nicks medly also included "Sorcerer", "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" and "Leather and Lace", although on the last one, I'm not sure between Sweetheart and Unity who was Stevie and who was Don Henley.  Because of that pesky old subjectivity thing, I do not have the power to formally declare that it was totally awesome, but I gotta say, Tip, how could you POSSIBLY boo that?!?
Andre Richard (andre) says: Is Unity part Tootie?
Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: Cute use of the early Sweetheart design for desk poster.
Joe Hoffman (joe6pack) says: We all know at least one gavotte.  Michael Silvestri put on line the "Gavotte en Rondeau" from J.S Bach's E-major lute suite at http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=78325&content=music&CurrentPage=2
Ed Gedeon (eddurd) says:

Does Gavotte always keep one eye in the mirror?  With a hat that strategically dips below one eye, and a scarf of apricot?

Now I've got "Edge of Seventeen" running through my head, except that during the chorus instead of "coo coo coo" I hear Sweetheart howling.  And of course Unity would join right in.

On an unrelated note, what does Sweetheart do to celebrate Valentine's Day?

Rachel S. (masamage) says: I've been wondering: what's Tip's voice like? Is he a tenor or a bass? Because he sang Like a Virgin and apparently did it extremely well, I'm inclined to suspect tenor. But maybe he has really good range.
Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: A lot of natural bass singers have a good falsetto range, actually.  It made me jealous, as a high tenor, that some of the bass guys in choir could actually sing soprano parts better than I could.  (I later turned the tables by learning their baritone parts better than they did, though.)
Aaron Shades (prof_tinker) says: I, personally, am a Tenor who can sing Soprano and fake Bass, so it's hard to say. But Tip looks like a Tenor to me.
Tiff Hudson (tiff_hudson) says: I wishI could climb up and lie on my desk like Sweetheart does.
bzzzzd (bzzzzd) says:

I always boo Stevie Nicks medleys...

I've often been asked to sing solo, preferably tenor.....

 

 

So low they can't hear me, preferably ten or eleven blocks away...

 

 

Rachel (admiralshazbot) says: Tiff: I do climb up and lie on my desk like Sweetheart does. Of course, I'm built like an eight-year-old, so people let me.
John Campbell (jcampbel) says: Tip sang Madonna, then had the nerve to boo Stevie Nicks? Yeah, I've got no sympathy for him.
Shaenon Garrity (shaenongarrity) says: Tip was just mad that they weren't giving him more time to sing. He is such a mic hog.
Justin Grubbs (the_purple_knight) says: I'm truly, truly sorry, but I just keep seeing Tip as a girl. It scares me. He's just so feminine.
John Campbell (jcampbel) says:

Also, this in combination with what's going on over in Narbonic reruns has filled me with the mental image of Unity and Zombie Dave teaming up to perform a karaoke rendition of Jonathan Coulton's Re: Your Brains.

Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says: Is Gavotte a plant?
Michael Brewer (wusemajor) says: I worry that she is Audry Two.
Hardy Sharla (yllaria) says:

But Tip's facing the waterfall, not the plants.  I'm guessing 'she's' in the waterfall.

 

And that last like is a stitch.  I think I like Tip.   

Thomas Levy (ergonomytch) says:

I think that's a bead door which Tip has passed through, not a waterfall.

 Oh hey, I just had a better idea! Gavotte is a bee!

Miikka Ryökäs (kizor) says: Telepathic hive mind of usually nonsentient beings or objects. Completely freaky avatar optional.
Ed Gedeon (eddurd) says: Totally random thought -- why was there never a super-heroine called Go-Go Girl?  "By the power of my vinyl go-go boots ...!"
Magnolia Pearl Porter (magnoliapearl) says: "why was there never a super-heroine called Go-Go Girl? " There was U-Go Girl, from X-Statix. Just sayin'. Maybe Gavotte is some kind of ... sentient ... pollen? This comic is so awesome.
Dave Van Domelen (dvandom) says: Trina Robbins made a Go-Go Girl superheroine. Her daughter inherited her powers and became Go Girl. http://www.amazon.com/Go-Girl-Trina-Robbins/dp/1569717982
Hardy Sharla (yllaria) says:

Yeah - I can see that as a bead curtain.  In that case, we don't have any clues as to what Gavotte is.  We're being teased.

I can live with that.

Ed Gedeon (eddurd) says:

There was U-Go Girl, from X-Statix.

Trina Robbins made a Go-Go Girl superheroine. Her daughter inherited her powers and became Go Girl.

Now see?  THIS is why I read comics!  I learned something new today!  Comics are edjacational!

Sor Cyress (sorcyress) says:

I like the idea that Gavotte is a bee. It explains the plants, and why -even though Tip is allergic to her- Tip can go into her office. 

 (If she were some sort of plant that Tip was allergic to, I find it doubtful that Tip could get within smelling range without having a reaction.)

~Sor 

Basil Jelly (basil_jelly) says:

Bee is good insect was my first guess.

And haveing an uncle that died of a been sting fatal fits.

 

Damien Neil (damien) says: I'm going to go with Gavotte being a beeHIVE.
Vlad Taltos (flyingfish) says: Oooo! She's a relative of Hex from Discworld, then?
John Olson (theothergrayman) says: You know how bees communicate?  They dance.
Rachel S. (masamage) says:

"She's not...well, she's not a she, for one thing."

This is a funny line coming from Tip. 

Aaron Shades (prof_tinker) says:

I just love how determined he looks in that last panel. So cute!

Hmm . . . actually, a mild allergy to plants can be dealt with pretty easily, so she could still be a plant.

So It Begins (soitbegins) says: My guess: Social insect hive-based intelligence. Similar enough to a hornet's nest to trigger the immune system into overdrive.
bzzzzd (bzzzzd) says: squicky?
Ali M (swith) says: I can't seem to find a current copy of the filename story, so if anyone's interested I'm keeping track here : http://youfightlikeacow.blogspot.com/
Eric (erichamion) says:

Is Gavotte really the only team member we haven't yet met?  There's a budget for five employees, but does everybody get paid?

As a clockwork man, Moustachio wouldn't eat.  Without legs to get anywhere and with no need for sleep, he presumably doesn't go home at night, so he doesn't have any rent, mortgage, or bills.  He doesn't pay for entertainment, as seen by his excitement for a free catalog.  It seems Moustachio doesn't earn wages, so he shouldn't be a factor in the budget.

From the hints so far and the speculation in the comments, the same may hold for Gavotte.  After all, if she (it/they) lives in a box and subsists on nectar, what would she spend money on?

Based on the budget, there should be at least one, possibly two, more staff members. 

Frith Ra (capplor) says:

Maybe Gavotte (a sort of dance, if I remember correctly) is a "bee hive", perhaps the money is spent on flowers.

 Having employees who don't draw wages could also be a plus for such a department. Hence, there could still be only five, but the staffing budget is for two or three.

Rhiannon McCullough (kaiserin) says: "It's an early trauma thing. Like with Unity and Smurfs."
I love these almost throwaway lines. The put a button on the strips in such a wonderful way.
John Campbell (jcampbel) says:

Bah! Shame on you, trying to deprive people of their fair right to a living wage just because they're not human. Or necessarily living. Or perhaps even technically people. How do you expect an honest thinkonium to keep his springs in condition without a decent salary? Do you know what the price of copper is like these days? Ought to get the Madblood robots' union on your case...

Also, "flickin'"? Heh. Luckily, Skin Horse is also mixed-case...

Ed Gedeon (eddurd) says: "Unity and The Smurfs" would be a band name from the early 1960's.  "Stanhopea" would be like Metallica, but more environmentally friendly.
Dan Knapp (dankna) says:

Interestingly enough, google says that a Gavotte *is* a type of dance.  Why did I think it meant "to strangle"?  What word am I thinking of?

 I think the beehive theory is an excellent and cool one.  Certainly more original than a sentient plant, although, of course, originality is not necessarily that big a deal.  Mind you, flowers need bees a lot more than the reverse, but perhaps this hive simply *likes* flowers?

 I vaguely remember an earlier instance of the word "flick" that I'm pretty sure was in Skin Horse, and I thought to myself, haha, that was deliberate, they're having fun with the fact that it's lowercase. :) 

Andrew W (mrandrew) says: Dan: garrote
Aaron Shades (prof_tinker) says:

Dan, you're thinking of Garrote: kill (someone) by strangulation, typically with an iron collar or a length of wire or cord : he had been garroted with piano wire.

While appropriate for this world, certainly, not what we're dealing with. And on that note, I would like to state that I'm the only person here with no flickin' Idea what it *is* we're dealing with. 

bzzzzd (bzzzzd) says:

In this post-bermudian society, everything is flickin' squicky.

I had a stanhopea oculata once, named Phillip Henry. Very pretty. Thought he was gargahoolin' royalty, very obnoxious.

For some reason, the whole beehive-mind thing seems too obvious. 'Bee all you can bee.' It looks like a hot house.  Bees don't like hot houses, really.

Hey! Snakes like hot houses! Maybe Gavotte is a Medusan! I, too, am fatally allergic to snake venom. Not to mention flickin' terrified...

Valerie Kaplan (shinyhappygoth) says:   Tip wore white to the final test: a vintage 1930s day dress, low neckline, open sleeves, possibly a Vionnet.  As he'd hoped, the bias cut flattered his slim figure.  With it, he wore a lace cap, short mesh gloves, and a simple string of pearls, just enough to set off the clean, classic silhouette.  He felt strength spread through him as he walked, seeping into his skin through the delicate linen.  If he'd picked the right pair of shoes, it just might be enough.
  He didn't know where they'd taken him this time, but it was a long way from the sound of the highway.
Martha Mintz (muffinthamighty) says: Bees do dance though.  The name has to be a clue...
Terry Smith (tjlsmith) says:

I think Gavotte is a Queen Bee, speaking by making the wings of her workers vibrate just right. Explains the flowers AND the fatal allergy AND the dance metaphor.

Note  - Gavotte MIGHT be a sentient peanut, but that only explains the fatal allergy...

 

Terry Smith (tjlsmith) says: Wait, she's not a SHE for one thing.... Maybe she's the whole hive.
Terry Smith (tjlsmith) says: Ok - let's start casting the movie!

Tip - Johnny Depp? He's kind of over exposed. Tom Cruise would never take the part. Tom HANKS? Jude Law? Bruce Willis and Tommy Lee Jones - wrong for the part..... How about Keanu Reeves?

Verily, it is a quandary...

 

Justin Grubbs (the_purple_knight) says: There is no way that Gavotte is a bee. I think that it is a plant hive network. That's why the word bubbles suggest the words are coming from everywhere at once.
Corgi (corgi) says:

This is Annechen's fault.  Even introducing me to Channing, that's Annechen's fault.  She never got me to sign on for Narbonic though, so let me enjoy my brief and fleeting moment of willpower.  Even the talking dog that's an utterly irresistable lure... that's Annechen's fault, because I wouldn't be shopping for a quad avatar right now if she didn't show me this strip.

Dogs + Theobromides:  Theobromides are, to be pedantic, the family of chemicals which help bridge synapses and act as stimulants for mammals.  The best-known is caffeine.  Chocolate contains theobromine, and is supposed to be responsible for the 'feeling in love' effect attributed to that confection.  Therefore - if your dog is acting like she or he is on the worst speed trip you have ever seen in your life, get her to a vet ASAP.  She ate the chocolate-chip brownies you made to bring to your friend at work.  (It's not as much a body chemistry thing as a size-to-dosage thing.  Dogs just can't deal with anywhere near as much speed sometimes, although I've seen it be extremely idiosyncratic.)

@Alycia Shedd (leeshajoy) says: ...so, wait, Sweetheart was created as a weapon?

Dogs are frequently used as weapons - just look at your local police K-9 unit.  I'm also hearkening back to Starship Troopers Caleb corps (yes, the REAL one, not the cinematic abortion).

Moustachio - TIK-TOK!  YEAH!

NB: We lurve Trina.

@Casting Game:  Yeah, maybe Depp's overexposed, and looks kinda lousy as a blond too, but I've seen him in drag and there's nobody who can hold a candle to him (hey, 21 Jump Street, OK?  Major Cannell fan.)  Hm.  I know this sounds a little silly, but he's got the bone structure and I've seen him be very funny:  Jason Priestly?

[woof]

clark brooks (czark) says: Hmm is it just me? Tip looks a lot like Dominc Deegan in this outfit, which is strange - since Dominic often wears a dress.
Michael Brewer (wusemajor) says: You know, in light of later events, there is a whole different subtext to the first of these comics.
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