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Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 9/9/17 Welp, there he is: Crankshaft, definitively confirmed as alive in the Funky era! Ha … ha? His beloved red baseball cap has apparently long been stripped away, to reveal a constellation of liver spots and a few scraggly hairs. At least […]

Soapy catchups

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 9/7/17 Oh, hey, remember when beloved Hollywood big shot Mopey Pete went to Ohio and “found something that interested him,” and that thing was a lady, in whom he was interested in for sex? Well, that lady was Crankshaft’s granddaughter Mindy, now […]

Continuity trouble Tuesday

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 9/5/17 You might remember my attempts from this past spring to untangle the nature of the “trilogy” Les has been working on for years now. I guess my real problem was that I was assuming that this was an intra-universe narrative question, […]

Future family follies

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 8/1/17 OK, fine, I’m still not gonna dwell on the time-jump details, but here, here’s what Jeff and Pam and Max from Crankshaft look like ten years into their future, in Funky Winkerbean. Mostly I’m featuring today’s strip because it looks like, […]

Nothing and nobody in the Funkyverse should “sizzle” in any way, in my opinion

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 7/7/17 I don’t want to just throw around my big-shot Hollywood insider knowledge, mostly because I don’t have any, but a “sizzle reel” is in fact … not whatever today’s Funky Winkerbean thinks it is? It’s generally a short video cut together […]

Substance-addled old people quickies

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 6/8/17 I’m no “weed-ologist” but I’m given to understand that if you’re looking for a drug that will give you energy and help you focus when you’re tired, marijuana is not ideal for the task? Quite the opposite, in fact! Spider-Man, 6/8/17 […]

Depressing Tuesday

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 5/23/17 Crazy Harry is one of those characters who Funky Winkerbean has never really figured out what to do with, post-time jump. His nickname is a callback to his amusing eccentricities during the wacky teen version of the strip, but now mostly […]

Ha ha, BuzzardFeed, get it, because they, uh, eat rotting flesh?

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 4/24/17 The fact that there are both American and British versions of The Office makes for a fascinating comparison on how the two cultures have diverged. One difference that I think is underrated is inherent to the very different ways the TV […]

Today’s entry is really going up the manic-depressive axis

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 3/18/17 So Funky walked up the hill to that mysterious abandoned house and then … spent the week walking around in it eerie emptiness? And then looked at an old painting on the wall for a while. And today, in the first […]

Oh no, I’m a Les Moore Literary Career Truther now

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 3/11/17 OK, since we reintroduced the “Les has writer’s block” plot last week, I decided to dig into my archives and figure out what book exactly Les is trying and failing to write. This is his recent writing career, as near as […]

Get Funky Winkerbean 12 episodes a year on FX, stat

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 2/22/17 The great wave of Prestige Television Dramas that started in the late ’00s often presented us with morally compromised antiheroes, like Don Draper or Walter White. These gave rise to a wave of thinkpieces on the topic of “Hmm, Rooting For […]

RED-HOT CHEEK-KISSING ACTION

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Nobody involved here has any decency

Advertise here with BSA Funky Winkerbean, 12/1/16 Oh, so, if you’re curious, serial star Cliff Anger did time in prison because he tangled with Joe McCarthy during the Red Scare! You might be tempted to read something into this regarding...Show More Summary

So the black and white thing is … a coloring mistake, right? There’s no other explanation?

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Mostly quickies

Advertise here with BSA Funky Winkerbean, 10/7/16 Haha, wait, so Frankie, Darrin’s terrible bio-dad who raped Lisa when they were teens and returned to Westview to peddle some reality show only to be driven away by everyone’s righteous...Show More Summary

I’ve never been less sorry in my life

Advertise here with BSA Funky Winkerbean, 10/5/16 “Unfortunately, I also inherited her rare medical condition, which means that my thin, reed-like neck and limbs aren’t able support their own weight and thus I need a powered exoskeleton suit to live. Show More Summary

I honestly hope these characters refer to each other by name in every line of dialogue in this movie

Advertise here with BSA Funky Winkerbean, 10/3/16 I make fun of the Funkyverse visual convention whereby flashback panels are depicted as sepia-toned photographs that look like they’re supposed to be in a photo album, but really, that’s...Show More Summary

I have a lot of usability questions about those extremely tight spacesuits

Advertise here with BSA Funky Winkerbean, 10/2/16 Funky Winkerbean has been mired in an extremely tiresome plot where Cindy is jealous because her hunky actor fiance Mason has to kiss a younger non-Cindy lady as part of his hunky acting career. Show More Summary

Batiuk's "Crankshaft" Alzheimer's Saga Resonates in "Roses in December"

Cartoonist Tom Batiuk explains how he and artist Chuck Ayers crafted their Alzheimer's saga in the pages of "Crankshaft" and "Funky Winkerbean."

Grim Thursday quickies

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