Friday, January 20, 2017

A Zippy panel for the day


[Zippy, January 20, 2017.]

That’s the God of Zippy, a triune God in today’s third panel. Perhaps Bill Griffith was thinking of a line from Tom Waits’s song “Heartattack and Vine”: “don’t you know there ain’t no devil, there’s just god when he’s drunk.”

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All OCA Tom Waits and Zippy posts (Pinboard)

[Lyric from the LP’s inner sleeve.]

comments: 4

Sean said...

Some devils?

:)

Michael Leddy said...

Good one!

Zhoen said...

So, just give 'em a LOT more to drink?

Apparently inaugural speech quotes Batman villain Bane.

Michael Leddy said...

I just looked that up and now I understand. Yikes!

The “make America wealthy again” made me think of Huey Long, Share the Wealth, and It Can’t Happen Here, whose demagogue promises $5000 to every American family.