Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Mary Worth 158

"Whoever you are—I have always depended on the kindness of strangers." Awesome. It's a Tennessee Williams potpourri. First we get Mary Worth thinking she's Blanche Dubois, and then an oblique reference to Laura Wingfield's blue roses - although, let's give credit where credit is due... the blue roses were purely the work of coloring artist, 5th grader Beatrice Chestnut.

I want to give additional praise to the Cosmic Bubbles blog that has run a couple of recent Mary Worth cartoons through the anagram machine: Here and here. Hilarious!

9 comments:

shandyowl said...

Mary is killing flowers again!

Yes, Toby, this is a chain reaction that could go on and on and on...

Anonymous said...

Now I reach out to others and choke them with my concern... just as I choke this flower.

birdie said...

Every time I see Mary reaching for roses, I think of Aldo.

*sniff...sniff*
I miss him so much.

Lindsey said...

I imagine that in the next panel she pricks her finger on the biggest thorn ever.

Anonymous said...

Are those albino Blue Jays?

Anonymous said...

I cannot confidently identify at least three of the colors in that strip.

I got as far as "blurple" for the sweater and decided to quit while I was way, way behind.

Anonymous said...

Remembering how big a bag of dog food MW purchased for Chester, I'd be a little skittish of accepting her dinner invitation for "casserole" these days!

shandyowl said...

Excellent point about the dogfood, anon.

I also seem to recall that despite Mary's dedication to helping others she never stopped complaining about how heavy the bag was.

"Thank goodness Chester is dead - now I don't need to carry those heavy bags of food"

Spike said...

shandyowl: Chester isn't dead, he's been reunited with his rightful owner--Lucky Dog!!! :-)

Casserole, anyone?