Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Feisty ERA


22 Comments:

Anonymous eric said...

That was SWEET!

6:18 AM  
Blogger Cameron said...

Onomatopoeia. Excellent.

10:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is that your version of the Ernie Banks statue?

11:41 AM  
Blogger jasum said...

What is the giant Ernie? I have no idea but I am dying here. Great job! Please make fun of Farmer more too.

1:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What is the giant Ernie?

Earned run average, sometimes referred to as an ernie.

1:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who is that with the bone in their hair?

1:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bone in the hair? That's probably Dr. Coop...

2:03 PM  
Anonymous the mole said...

the giant ernie is good, but d.j. is better . . . he is.

7:18 PM  
Anonymous rob mitros said...

Onomatopoeia. That was a great touch.

Is it just me, or does MacDougal look really freaky? Then again, I would too, if I just got b***h-slapped by a giant Ernie.

Crash course for those who may not know who's who or what's what in this strip:

Guy with bone in hair: Dr. Coop (Don Cooper)
Bird in chain: Ken Harrelson
Talking skull: Darrin Jackson

7:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sisco has a bigger problem with Ernie than MacDougal. He sucked again tonight.

11:30 PM  
Blogger Doug said...

Someone please make D.J. stop calling an ERA "Ernie!"



He sounds like a moron—even more than normal.

9:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Onomatopoeia!? I feel as though I should get this... but I don't. I think that I've seen this before.

10:31 AM  
Blogger Matt said...

Onomatopoeia is a word that imitates the sound it represents.
also imitative harmony

Example:
splash, wow, gush, kerplunk

Such devices bring out the full flavor of words. Comparison and association are sometimes strengthened by syllables which imitate or reproduce the sounds they describe. When this occurs, it is called onomatopoeia (a Greek word meaning name-making "), for the sounds literally make the meaning in such words as "buzz," "crash," "whirr," "clang" "hiss," "purr," "squeak," "mumble," "hush," "boom." Poe lets us hear the different kinds of sounds made by different types of bells in his famous poem "The Bells." His choice of the right word gives us the right sound when he speaks of "tinkling" sleigh bells; "clanging" fire bells; mellow "chiming" wedding bells; "tolling," "moaning," and "groaning" funeral bells.

For An Example:
Check out May 11th Picnic in the park. The "POUND" when Aj punches Sweeney in the face.

3:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sometimes I look so hard for the inside joke that I forget to look at the obvious. It's a real word! No wonder I though that I should know it. Holy Cow, I'm an idiot.

Thanks

3:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes you are, Harry. Never mention the blessed bovine again.

8:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

blessed bovine? I'm not sure what you mean...

BTW- My name's not Harry.

7:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Holy Cow ("blessed bovine") was Harry Caray's phrase. So, that's why the guy referred to you as Harry.

8:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now I'm just having fun! All of it starting with the intentional "holy $*&." I really did need help with the "Onomatopoeia" word, though.

GO SOX

8:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dan Bernstein on the SCORE on the 24th mentioned the strip on the air and said how much he enjoys it.

8:35 PM  
Anonymous thern said...

Dan Bernstein: who cares!?

8:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

True that, Mac Jurko and Harry is far and away the best show in Chicago.

11:20 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jurko is ok. The other two...painful to listen to.

Why is DJ a talking skull?

1:51 PM  

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