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  • May 16, 2018 at 12:12 am
    Shonkin

    (Groan!)
    Good one, Chris!

    • May 16, 2018 at 4:23 am
      Fronk!

      I’m afraid I didn’t quite get the punchline. Can somebody help me out please?

      • May 16, 2018 at 5:05 am
        Bill

        One of the things silly putty was used for was rolling out into a pancake and sumushing it onto a color cartoon printed on newsprint. There’s enough ink on the page to be transferred to the surface of the silly putty that when the silly putty was removed from the newspaper, the image was transferred to the surface of the silly putty. You then had a reverse image of the comic on the putty. Why a backwards image of the cartoon is significant I’m not sure. This song might explain it best. https://youtu.be/d8MnyLI7blM

      • May 16, 2018 at 7:15 am
        PaulS

        Because then you could stretch and distort the image for more entertainment.
        Sheesh… 😉

      • May 16, 2018 at 10:25 am
        Fronk!

        Aha! Of course!! Thank you, I had forgotten about that property of Silly Putty… Thanks for helping out an ageing, forgetful Baby Boomer!

      • May 16, 2018 at 5:13 am
        Bill G

        One feature of Silly Putty is that when pressed down onto newsprint, and I don’t recall what else, it creates a copy of the print, or the comics, on the surface of the silly putty when it’s peeled back off.
        (And Chris took me a LONG way back for that memory!)

      • May 16, 2018 at 10:24 am
        Fronk!

        Thank you!

  • May 16, 2018 at 12:35 am
    Pamela

    Did Hillary get any of that mixture Javier created?
    Might explain why some days she looks fresh…

    • May 16, 2018 at 1:29 am
      Vince

      Applied with broad and narrow putty knives.

    • May 16, 2018 at 8:22 am
      Bob in Houston-Vast Right Wing Basket of Deplorable!

      Thats not silly putty, thats spackle.

    • May 16, 2018 at 9:39 am
      Interventor

      Spackle.

  • May 16, 2018 at 1:49 am
    Ozymandius

    That’s because of a pact she made with Satan

    • May 16, 2018 at 1:53 am
      armedandsafe

      I’d be surprised if even Satan would trust Hillary.

      • May 16, 2018 at 3:25 pm
        John

        I sometimes wonder of Hillary saw “Death Becomes Her” and then had a talk with her mentor.
        He thought it was a hoot.

  • May 16, 2018 at 4:50 am
    Bill

    To quote the Howie Carr Show. “Ha.” “Ha, HA Ha.”

  • May 16, 2018 at 5:20 am
    Rick

    That’s so Meta …

  • May 16, 2018 at 5:44 am
    Cat Hat

    you probably have to be at least 60 years old to get the punchline. the image could be transferred from the Silly Putty by pressing it onto another piece of paper. you could also distort the image by stretching the Silly Putty. didn’t realize Mr. Muir was that old.

    • May 16, 2018 at 10:32 am
      Chris Muir

      I am 60!

      • May 16, 2018 at 10:35 am
        JSStryker

        We are the same age Chris!

      • May 16, 2018 at 5:34 pm
        Bob in Houston-Vast Right Wing Basket of deplorable!

        Nah, you’re 30, with 30 years experience!

      • May 16, 2018 at 7:35 pm
        Old Codger

        Stripling! August will see me 67 and married 46 years.

      • May 16, 2018 at 10:32 pm

        Late bloomer! 65 in Aug, married 47.

      • May 16, 2018 at 11:26 pm
        Interventor

        71, young whippersnappers!

  • May 16, 2018 at 5:59 am
    Deplorable B Woodman

    At least it’s not as permanent on R200’s skin as the impression left behind on the Nazi weasel’s hand in the movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

    • May 16, 2018 at 10:26 am
      Fronk!

      Good point!

  • May 16, 2018 at 10:39 am

    Doesn’t work worth a shit…I have splotched silly putty all over my screen multiple times and it didn’t pick up one single DBD boobeh…

    • May 16, 2018 at 11:27 am
      Bill

      Great point. If so, you could only make them bigger!

    • May 16, 2018 at 1:19 pm
      Bob in Houston-Vast Right Wing Basket of deplorable!

      Oh good, I’m not the only one…

    • May 16, 2018 at 11:41 pm
      Deplorable B Woodman

      Reminds me of the blonde secretary…..how do we know she’s blonde? From the whiteout all over her computer monitor.

      As well as being older than dirt, that joke has SO much unPC……sexist, “abelist”, stereotype,….did I forget anything?

      • May 17, 2018 at 12:05 am
        NotYetInACamp

        Anti-blonde.

  • May 16, 2018 at 11:19 am
    DonS

    Thanks for all the links to cool stuff (Bill, and all y’all)… you broaden my cultural horizons every time! Never heard of the Geezenslaw Brothers, but now I have… ’nuff said, LOL!
    Here’s a song I found down that rabbit hole you might enjoy: “I think my dog’s a Democrat…” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3VLqLLWxbQ

    BTW, today my personal odometer rolled over 65… whoohoo! My three brothers and I grew up without a TV in the house, so the Sunday funnies were a high point in our entertainment landscape. Silly Putty showed up in our Christmas stockings one year, as did ping pong ball guns; fun times!

    • May 16, 2018 at 11:30 am
      Bill

      Here’s another goodie. Sammy Allread the mandolin player died this last week.

      https://youtu.be/0NR8no4Fp5Y

    • May 16, 2018 at 2:25 pm

      DonS, congrats and happy b-day! My six-five moment comes in August.

      BTW, that whole Sexagenarian thing is a cruel hoax. 🙁

  • May 16, 2018 at 11:41 am
    Pamela

    They still have Funny Pages out there somewhere….

  • May 16, 2018 at 3:55 pm
    JackDeth72

    Nice Blast From The Past, chris.

    And Wham-O \’s original Silly Putty and Super Balls are still available through Bed Bath & Beyond and numerous home aid and novelty catalogs.

    • May 16, 2018 at 10:52 pm
      Kafiroon

      Catalogs. Those shiny pages things next to the hole in the outhouse.
      And never mind how old I might be.

    • May 16, 2018 at 11:29 pm
      Interventor

      Wham-O is still around.

    • May 19, 2018 at 2:18 pm
      Henry

      Wow! I never realized that Silly Putty was a Wham-O product. I always thought their blockbuster entry into the market was the Frisbee. I still have the one my folks bought me in 1960, with years of play scuffs on it.

  • May 16, 2018 at 7:41 pm

    “…catalogs.”

    That anything like this “comics section” Damon speaks of? 😉

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