Junk Lulu Eightball already!

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Should Lulu Eightball be junked from the Isthmus?

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Junk Lulu Eightball already!

Postby citizenX » Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:51 pm

Empty space in the paper would be a welcome break from the rude, disgusting, inane trash that Emily Flake regularly spews each week. Is there nothing better to contribute than the same shockless, "shock-value" bartime garbage she sketches? The paper could sell one more ad or farm preschoolers for their artwork and the world would be a better place.

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Postby blunt » Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:55 pm

Be careful, Isthmus is very sensitive to criticism.
Fragile like baby bird, easily crushed.

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Postby thebookpolice » Thu Jul 31, 2008 7:22 pm

Some are very funny. Others feature individual distasteful scenes among an otherwise funny cartoon.

Last week's cooter doodle was decidedly unfunny.

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Postby Bob Cobb » Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:15 pm

Lulu Eightball = Awesomeness

I'll same thing that the douchewads around here say about TDP forum content: If you don't like it, fuck off.

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Postby towanda » Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:14 am

It's a complete waste of space. Lulu Eightball can't be dumped fast enough.

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Postby snoqueen » Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:18 pm

No! It's one of my favorite features. She's so insanely pathetic, I love her.

Great eye for social details.

Sure it's repetitive. That's half the point.

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Postby meowzamusic » Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:29 pm

I'm not crazy about it. But it's like every other comic out there: sometimes it's funny, sometimes it's not. Certainly funnier than what it replaced (Life in Hell) which was once one of the best strips out there but is obviously one of the least things on Matt Groening's mind.

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Postby GenieU » Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:49 pm

I think Lulu is right-on! more often than not.
Says things that need to be said and skewers them good-in the great tradition of editorial cartoonists.

The Olympics send up was vomit out loud funny!

And who could forget the lacerating of 24's agent Jack Bauer? who we are told, has to sleep with his own daughter to save the country...that's precisely the kind of satire needed to counter the fear mongering, torture apologizing, brainwashing, crap served up from Fox.

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Postby wallrock » Wed Sep 03, 2008 2:10 pm

I find the comic more funny than not. I especially liked the "How Will You Be Judged?" strip last week.

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Re: Junk Lulu Eightball already!

Postby gargantua » Mon Dec 08, 2008 3:56 pm

Keep it.

If you don't like it, don't read it.

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