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Short: Cannibalegalization (Panorama Comic)

This is Pi Day : Panorama Bonus #063.1

It’s that day here in Canada where the whole world is talking about us… y’know… the one with the big change in our drug possession laws. The one where it’s, y’know, no longer illegal to

For or against, live and let live I say. And tho I’m not looking to partake, it has left me doing a lot of thinking about all the upcoming parenting conversations I’m going to be having over the next months and years with one to whom the local dispensary is gonna seem all too normal when she hits age.

Don’t do drugs kids… even the legal ones. The best art comes from a sober mind… no matter what some people try to tell you.

Comic: Subtly Insensitive

This is Pi Day #062

I tried to tell her that it really is a PUNderfulife.

It’s fair to say –that at multiple points in this fatherhood journey– no matter how good my intentions, no matter how carefully I ponder my words before they emerge from my lips, no matter how much I think humour is the best way to turn around someone’s mood, it’s fair to say… even my biggest fan is not gonna like one or two of my jokes.

Comic: Commercial Success

This is Pi Day #061

As if by some kind of ironic happenstance, when I wandered to where I keep my laptop so that I could write this very explanation about the origins of this gag and why I thought this comic is funny (a thing that definitely makes it funnier, right?) the Kid was using my computer… to watch YouTube… and she a was just sitting there glassily staring at an advertisement for one of those “build your NEXT website with” insert-companyname-here.

So… life-imitates-art funny? You-had-to-be-there funny? Kid-logic-is-messed-up funny?

I mean, we have rules and time-limits about device use in our house, and if she chooses to spend her allotted time watching ads –and apparently she does — what can I do, really? I mean, draw a comic about it, obviously. And maybe some parenting. Yeah, probably some parenting.