Friday Funnies: Pope Emeritus

Courtesy of Chip BokCourtesy of Chip Bok

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    God must be straddling the afterlife's joists.

  • ||

    This material is offensive and arousing.

  • ||

    Good grief, even the alt-text on Bok sucks

  • db||

    God learns the hard way not to go blindly reaching under the bed for the cat.

  • ||

    HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAhAAHAHAHAAAHAHAHA!

  • Xenocles||

    So what's the point of the cartoon besides "Benedict (or is it Joseph?) isn't Pope any more?" Was it the intention to affirm the doctrine of papal infallibility? God can't take back something that wasn't there.

  • Just Counterfly||

    It's a post-modernist deconstruction of the inherent proto-paternalistic prejudice of the NCAA basketball tournament. It's quite funny if you know where to look.

  • Almanian!||

    I find your ideas intriguing, and would like to subscribe to your newsletter.

  • RBS||

    Vorshtein?

  • Longtorso||

    My exit interview at my last job went the same way.

    And Bok sucks.

  • Almanian!||

    They made you give up your infallabilty? No wonder you left...

  • Longtorso||

    I will always be infallible. And Suki will always be dead.

  • ||

    They give you a hard time around here Bok for their own amusement. Dont listen to them. When you are finished putting labels on this one I will be able to figure out what it is all about and I am sure it is hilarious.

  • Just Counterfly||

    So the pope has a yamulka on under the popehat?

    Also LOL at Liefeld shoes.

  • Xenocles||

    Re. the hat: Yes, and I think that's true for all bishops.

  • Just Counterfly||

    Not the Bishops from Aliens or the X-men.

  • JeremyR||

    It's not like this is new though. There was that whole French pope thing, and there have been dozens of antipopes

  • Drake||

    Ramirez does it so much better.

    http://townhall.com/political-...../26/107422

  • gaijin||

    Ramirez was an effete snob! He died on his knees.

  • Drake||

    Then I raped his woman!

  • ||

    Actually I took his head and raped his woman before his blood was even cold.

  • Just Counterfly||

    He never said what the ambient temperature was, because that could be impressive or meh.

    Also, if he meant that he finished before his blood was cold it's kind of a backhanded boast.

  • Almanian!||

    No, fuck you, cut spending.

  • Cdr Lytton||

    Also, fried communion wafers.

  • LTC(ret) John||

    Really?! I might have to mull over converting.

  • ||

    Anybody else partying it up tonight for the sequestration?

  • ||

    Oh Dennis, what won't you say/do???

    Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an "awesome guy" and said his father and grandfather were "great leaders."

    http://abcnews.go.com/Internat.....s-18616468

  • Just Counterfly||

    In his defense, he probably thought he was in Shogunate Japan, and was waiting for JCVD to come out and axe-kick someone.

  • Proprietist||

    In his defense, if he told Kim Jong Un he was a dick and his dad and grampa were evil mass murderers, he might have missed his return flight.

  • Cdr Lytton||

    Another brilliant Bok creation. The speech bubble is coming out of where the chest would be.

    "Hey Bok, My mouth is up HERE!"

  • ||

    South Africa disarms police for brutality. When will the US catch up?

    http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03.....?hpt=hp_t3

  • ||

    EU about to fine Microsoft billions for making users take two minutes to download non-IE web browsers.

    http://www.theinquirer.net/inq.....t-explorer

    In other news, the EU wonders why its economy is so bad.

  • $park¥||

    But MONOPOLIEEZZZZ!!!!!

  • ||

    Scientists make brakethrough towards Borg-like hive-mind. Obama administration watching closely.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/scie.....t-21604005

  • General Butt Naked||

    Jesus.

    Bok, every week I expect that you won't be able to suck any harder and that you've hit an ultimate low. But, the very next week you shatter those expectations with a whole new level of suckitude.

    Congratulations, I guess.

  • LTC(ret) John||

    You just have to set your expectations for Bok, higher...er, lower. Eventually he will pen something so unfunny it will collapse H&R into a black hole, where no humor can escape the event horizon.

  • Just Counterfly||

    Well technically humor could escape, very slowly in infinitessimally small packets over billions of eons via a mechanism I call Bekenstein Hawking Fry Counterfly radiation.

  • General Butt Naked||

    The question is, does a bokhole decrease the system's entropy?

  • $park¥||

    Would you rather he wrote the funniest joke ever?

  • General Butt Naked||

    I'd rather he just wrote a joke, period.

  • SugarFree||

    DAY ONE WITHOUT A POPE

  • General Butt Naked||

    I blame the obstructionist, racist GOP, personally.

  • AlmightyJB||

    No pope. Goverment forced to accept a draconion 1.5% less increase then it originally wanted. ThTs what I call a Good Friday. After that DHS video earlier this week I should be riding high into the weekend. I should just quit now and not check the internet news sites or watch tv ever again

  • Rich||

    I'm glad Chip explained that God takes back the infallibility. I had been expecting a *real* crisis for the Catholics if the two Popes disagreed on anything.

  • LTC(ret) John||

    Dueling Popes (played to 'Dueling Banjos')?

  • John Galt||

    Hmm.. I was actually expecting a happy birthday sequestration cartoon. Oh well, hallelujah.

  • ||

    You could have a baby new year/father time thing going except that the sequestration is a malnourished African baby while the deficit is an extremely obese man.

  • John Galt||

    That's an easy picture to visualize.

  • ||

    Yes, now all we need are the labels. MOAR LABELZ.

  • General Butt Naked||

    comment^

  • John Galt||

    Hurr durrr

  • Concerned Citizen||

    Not sure about the Pope resigning. Can't imagine Jesus, on the cross, deciding to resign. I'll pray for another great Pope, if not another John Paul II.

  • General Butt Naked||

    I think they should make Obama the new pope. He's already got a nobel peace prize, so there's that.

  • AlmightyJB||

    Here's what sad. Would you be surprise if that happened.

  • jangtrang||

    Wow, talking about a pompous windbag? Amazing.

    www.Get-Privacy.tk

  • sarcasmic||

    Finally, a cartoon with an alt-text.

  • Ted S.||

    xkcd has been doing that for years.

  • General Butt Naked||

    They should just link to a random xkcd comic on friday mornings, instead of putting money in the pockets of Big-Bok.

  • sarcasmic||

    Within five minutes of the Singularity appearing, somebody will suggest defragging it.

  • Mango Punch||

    Wait, without labels I have no idea who anyone in this cartoon is!!!!

  • John Galt||

    The dude on the left appears to be Boris Karloff.

  • Silly ol' Bear||

    No wonder Mohammad was so pissed...all he got were rags, sandals, and a turban!

  • $park¥||

    Yeah, well, he never got stapled to a cross.

  • John Galt||

    The Pope was stapled to a cross? ...maybe he did earn the right to wear those gaudy Judy Garland slippers after all.

  • Rich||

    What were his wives, chopped liver?

  • Proprietist||

    Five or six year olds, apparently.

  • General Butt Naked||

  • John Galt||

    Those actors will burn in Hell for the sin of the worst fake Italian accents ever.

  • Proprietist||

    I had this argument with my uber-Catholic mom yesterday. If popes are infallible, how can the Church ever change, retract or contradict a past action or opinion? The original pope's decree was wrong and he was obviously fallible, meaning the declaration "popes are infallible" is falsifiable.

  • lap83||

    I'm guessing you didn't change her mind about being uber-Catholic.

    I think, for Catholics, it's a loyalty thing. Protestants aren't like that and they'll regularly change churches or give up religion altogether over the smallest things. (I come from a protestant background and my aunt once changed churches because she thought their choice of musical instruments were too secular) Catholics will still call themselves Catholic even when they become a hitman for the mob or the pope kisses the Koran. Most are not terribly concerned with consistency.

  • lap83||

    *was becoming too secular

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