Blogger's DilemmaEvery now and then, when you write a blog like this one, you come across somewhat of a problem. It's time to check the daily Marmaduke. I wonder to myself what hare-brained schemes Marmaduke will be up to. How the creative processes flow as I carefully examine the latest artwork brilliantly drawn by Anderson. What will I pair it up with today? Something about the '06 election? A dig against an embattled congressman? Or one of the always trustworthy "Marmaduke is somehow also a terrorist" gags? Then comes the problem.
Here's today's Marmauduke:
And then I check the news:
In a post 9/11 world, you never can be too careful. Sometimes you walk the line between appropriate and offensive. But matching up today's news with that Marmaduke panel? Sorry, I'm not going there. Write your own caption today.