Do I have to draw a picture?
Back in the 1990s, our local paper took a poll about whether to add the witheringly funny Dilbert or the far more predictable Pickles to their lineup of daily comics. I voted for Dilbert, but Pickles won in a landslide. I think they did eventually pick up Dilbert, but it didn’t matter because Dilbert was soon online anyway.
Creator Scott Adams has also written a few books. My stepson gave me The Way of the Weasel for Xmas many years ago, and it was also laugh-out-loud funny. Adams also posts a blog, with a disclaimer to the effect that he’s trying to stimulate discussion. Oftentimes though, it appears that Adams is letting the pointy-haired boss actually write the blog entries, and some of those are also very funny, though probably not in the way that Adams expects. In Fairness Test, he poses a question:
A retired businessman is worth…
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