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Julie Monroe | Los Angeles, CA | November 25, 2012

The Case of the Missing Donut. Today's strip. Frame five.

Mel Walker | Pleasanton, CA | November 25, 2012

Poor Jeff Redfern. He's learning the hard way what so many other people have learned. You may say you want to be a writer, but you really want to be an author. You don't want to write; you have to have-written. Finally, a character I can relate to!

Bill | Denver, CO | November 24, 2012

In today's 1992 Flashback strip, GBT has Pat Buchanan asking when the GOP is going to flush the moderates out once and for all. We didn't know it then, but the answer was "It'll take about 20 years, Pat!" I miss those moderates.

Toby Thurston | Kingston Upon Thames, UK | November 24, 2012

Re MET OFFICE: No-one takes the science pages of the Daily Mail seriously. The Guardian does a better job. In particular they did a good job demolishing that Daily Mail article.

Jean Iacino | Sacramento, CA | November 24, 2012

The November 21 strip notes, "global warming is man-made." I'm certain women have made their fair-share contribution. "Human-made" would have been more inclusive and more correct. Please use language that acknowledges women as part of humanity.

Emma P. | Irvington, NY | November 23, 2012

These victory lap strips have the same feel as Mike's annual summer daydream. I'm glad to know they're for real this time.

Brian Corby | New York, NY | November 23, 2012

i am loving the parade for math and science -- damn that's refreshing -- and it summons up the memory of a "winning the Cold War" parade. I think there was something about the "Merrill Lynch prancing bulls." Can you help a fella out ?

Terry D. McGee | Sydney, AUSTRALIA | November 22, 2012

It's hard to even type in "legitimate rape" to congratulate you on your reality-based-community week. Surrounded by limitless madness we need to keep our/your sense of humour.

Maggie Norris | San Jose, CA | November 22, 2012

Usually I enjoy Doonesbury and turn to it every morning. However, I don't find the punch line in today's strip ("pregnant legitimate rape victims") very funny.

David Ferrier | Edmonton, CANADA | November 22, 2012

Re "pregnant legitmate rape victims" -- GBT has the guts to face the real issues. Thanks!

Peter Mork | Boston, MA | November 22, 2012

I thought this week's "Victory Lap" series was okay, but using the word 'rape' in a punchline made me shudder. Bad one.

David C. | Vancouver, CANADA | November 21, 2012

I wonder if anyone from the UK Met Office is marching in the math and science victory lap. They just released a report indicating that global warming stopped 16 years ago.

Mary Haworth | Montreal, CANADA | November 21, 2012

Today's strip refers to the 99% of climatologists who agree that global warming is man-made, to which I have to say "Good." Because that means we can also cool it, if necessary, the power to create being equal to and as great as the power to destroy.

Evan | Seattle, WA | November 21, 2012

Loving the strip. But since Mike and Kim are living here in the Pacific Northwest (aka Seattle), it's not fair that their weather should be sunny and cloudless all the time.

Don Poole | Youngsville, NC | November 21, 2012

This "reality based community" seems rather lightly populated. Sure would like to increase its numbers. Thanks for reminding us it's there, though.

Terry Loeppky | Victoria, CANADA | November 19, 2012

I have reached an age where I have difficulty remembering lots of things, but I do remember Studs Terkel's piece on the art of the supermarket cashier, in his fine book Working.

Dave | Abington, PA | November 19, 2012

...and Doonesbury comes out swinging, standing tall for reason, intelligence, and common sense. Thanks, Garry!

Fivegreys | Eddyville, KY | November 19, 2012

Just when I thought Doonesbury couldn't possibly get any better following the wonderful strip with B.D. and Toggle last week, you go and give us the "math and science victory lap"! Hoping for many more victories for the math and science team.

A.D.H. | New York, NY | November 19, 2012

Re MENTION: I think Mark Spitz was Zonker's bete noir because Spitz showed what self-discipline and ambition can do -- and that is the part of reality Zonker does not want to even acknowledge, much less admit. (Sorry, Z. We do love you!)

Lostin67 | LA, CA | November 18, 2012

Today's is possibly the best strip I have ever read. I still remember the day, 21 years ago, when I became just too old for a store employee to look at me "that way." Ah, nostalgia...