Oh, poor, poor Dinkle. He can’t find the free pizza, so his breakfast was cheese and candy. I may just burst into tears over this development.
Three days of this crap and Becky hasn’t had a single line. Looks like she was in the middle of a conversation when Dinkle just roared in and shut her down. Of course; Dinkle has to be the center of attention at all times.
And Batiuk’s really going out of his way to deny her any dialogue. You’d think she’d be the one talking about Dinkle’s Deficiencies, but no, it has to be some random passerby. Which makes sense in this world–after all, Dinkle is known and beloved by the entire high school band community, past, present and future, so of course they’re all up on his current state. I hear there’s even a newsletter, with a circulation of several hundred thousand.
What’s really surprising is that no one has taken him in hand and led him to the pizza table. But…I guess that might imply that there’s someone wiser than he, who knows where the pizza is, and Batiuk cannot have that. So, I further guess this means that no one has been able to find the pizza table. Because there can’t be anyone better than Dinkle in anything. Why, he even schools them in how to whine like a baby!
PS: The “Rand Curdy?” in the masthead made me think of Monty Python’s “Lemon Curry?” So there’s an extra laugh.