Archive for the 'For Better Or Worse' Category

WHY WRITERS ALWAYS CARRY NOTEBOOKS…

October 13th, 2013

Lynn Johnston writes: Again, a Sunday strip that didn’t have to be invented. Word for word, this was real dialogue, and I wrote it down on a paper towel in the kitchen. I never seemed to have a notebook available. There was one in my bedside table for ideas that came in the night, but […]

MORE REASONS FOR MORE WOMEN IN POLITICS…

December 9th, 2012

Lynn Johnston writes: I have always wondered what it is that makes boys and men want to run around shooting each other, when a really good, moderated argument would resolve almost anything. My thinking is: If women ruled the world, we’d get the politics over with expediently, thereby saving the civilian population, then do our […]

THE WORLD NEEDS MORE MR. STIBBS’…

December 10th, 2010

From Lynn Johnston: I had some wonderful, insightful and compassionate teachers. The dialogue you see here is almost word for word from a conversation I had with Mr. Stibbs in grade four. He told me that yes, he did pick on me and yes, he did single me out in the class – and that […]

BUT PAYING ATTENTION COSTS YOU…!

February 25th, 2010

I know that this is just a cartoon, but Lynn Johnston was real long before reality TV. I have students like Michael and sometimes it is difficult to tell the difference between non-linear thinkers and obnoxious brats. I wish there were a magic good-kid detector, but there isn’t. I assume, until brutally proven otherwise, that […]

THAT HE HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE, OF COURSE…

February 24th, 2010

That is if the educational system doesn’t panic, drop the ball and turn the poor kid into a loss.

I’VE SO BEEN HERE…

December 12th, 2009

CLASSIC LYNN JOHNSTON…

November 15th, 2008

THE WHEEL OF KA TURNS…

September 1st, 2008

From yesterday… To today… And tomorrow? To all my wonderful readers, A couple of weeks ago I drew and sent the last two weeks of dailies, bringing to a close the main storyline of FBorFW. It sure wasn”t easy! I think the drawings were harder to do than the writing, because I”d been thinking about […]

BUT ALL THE GUILT…

July 15th, 2006

…really does help. From Lynn Johnston.