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Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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By NYCartist, September 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm Link to this comment

Mr. Fish,
  Throw in “addictive”.

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By Mr. Fish, September 25, 2009 at 6:20 am Link to this comment
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Hey Glider - while I’m by no means infallible, I should point out that the cartoon
was, in fact, partly inspired by a news item I’d read about pharmacists opting out
of the retail business and being hired by multinational drug companies to help
coordinate the research and development process for the clinical research
industry.  More importantly, though, I thought that ‘Larry the Pharmacist’ sounded
funnier than ‘Larry the Chemist working within the Research and Development
sector of the Pharmaceutical Industry…’  Pharmacist as hero is the sight gag I was
going for.  What’s funny is that I was actually more worried that somebody would
write a comment criticizing me for not making the ribbon that suspends the
medal the right color rather than calling me on the specifics of the occupational

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By Rolando Phillips, September 24, 2009 at 11:06 pm Link to this comment
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That was really hilarious! The artist is quite witty and has great sense of humor.

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By glider, September 24, 2009 at 9:26 pm Link to this comment

Mr. Fish, you have shattered my vision of your infallibility!  Pharmacist are like Health Insurance, they don’t really do drugs, they are just a means of handing the product off. Based on your past performance I will cut you some slack this time, but you got to get refocused and shape up here!

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