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Lackadaisy Cacophony by tracyjb Lackadaisy Cacophony by tracyjb
The radio programming is a rather thinly veiled allusion to Hary Reser's Clicquot Club Eskimos, who graced the very early NBC radio of the 1920's and 30's.

The radio itself is a bit of an anachronism - I don't think the first all-in-one tabletop radio (tubes and speaker) was marketed until about 1930 by Philco. Prior to that, tabletops generally consisted of a coffin-style box and a separate speaker. I always found the classic cathedral style radios appealing, however, and I wanted to draw one. My conscience may compel me to replace it with something a little more accurate when it comes time to print a Volume 2 book, though.
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Lackadaisy Volume 1 Books are available here.

All prior comic pages can be read in the Archive.

I'm also now Twittering about Lackadaisy site updates and related things from here.
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One-eyeHitomi Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Oooh, so is that how the other boyfriend broke his legs? ;P
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CrazyCez Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Viktor, hes so lovable don't you think?
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Taqresu650 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I admit, that stare close up really is creepy.
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bloedzuigerbloed Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ivy looks like Grumpy Cat after he slams the door on her. :icongrumpycatnoplz:
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xNickTheBestx Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
i love freckle's oh-shit expression when viktor gives him a death stare xD
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:iconblissfulisland:
Blissfulisland Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
welp i think i know what happened to all of her ex-boyfriends....
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PSPPanda Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Rocky's epic derp face.:iconimhappyplz:
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:iconzarastarsong:
ZaraStarsong Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Freckle is the cutest thing ever! I just want to pick him up and snuggle him. XD
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CallistaUrsa Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It is entirely possible that I've told you this before, and if so, I'm sorry for spamming your page, but I was just rereading your fantastic comics (seriously, the art and the writing are fantastic!) and I kinda freaked out a little at your reference to Harry Reser, because I'm actually related to him :XD: I'm not sure if I'm descended from him directly, but he's part of my family tree.
So I kind of feel honored you included it in your work :)
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Darkpower123456 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
lol the two last panels XD
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DaMushroom Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Intimidating eye....
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troytaylor2 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student Interface Designer
Ummm leaves the room with out no one seeing me do it cus of speed
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TwinTornado22 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student Photographer
Those eyes---- I mean THAT eye!
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MattLikesToDeviate Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
"You mean the struggle-buggy!" *Wink-blink. Wink. Winky Blink. Wink.*
Ooh you, Rocky!
:iconthefonzplz::iconohyouplz:
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TwinTornado22 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student Photographer
lol
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:iconlyn-winter:
Lyn-Winter Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
poor freckle
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:iconthehighphilosopher:
TheHighPhilosopher Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Ooh, I love that look.
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DancingDragon18 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
That bottom strip. lmao Poor Freckle! omg
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:iconedvalenz:
edvalenz Featured By Owner May 9, 2012
I heard a lion's roar when i saw Viktor's face and a small meow coming from Freckle.
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Monkeymind8 Featured By Owner May 5, 2012
I just love Viktor
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Zakiya-Carter Featured By Owner May 4, 2012
I feel like Victor and Ivy share a very...very odd father-daughter relationship.
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:icondeathlydollies13:
Deathlydollies13 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I must say that Ivy, Viktor and Freckle are my favourite characters! :la:
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Balmung6 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
Ha, imagine dating a girl and having a guy like Victor to deal with as the father - yikes to the max. Can't blame the kid for trying to sneak out of there - but it's kinda cute that she seems almost pouty about it ^^
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QueenFeliness Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm sooooo excited to buy volume 1 of Lackadaisy!!!
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kitty65261 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011   Writer
lol freckles face at the end is just epic!
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:iconbaycala:
Baycala Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
XD oh Freckles face at the end is priceless!

and what's wrong with banjos Viktor? (I'm learning banjo and i love them)
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ArsenicBlue Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah....Id want to run too Frecks. Viktors awesome but hes scary!Anyway, will you ever explain how Rocky came to live with his aunt.Just curious!
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Jolteon23 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Viktor (at the bottom): I light u on fire with my stare.
Whats his face(was it Freckles?) :I is scared !!!! RUN!!!!! LOL
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omgjashin98 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011
I love Viktor and Freckles. er... Calvin...
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:iconmrkoisu:
MrKoisu Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011
Poor Viktor
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:iconkulekrizpy:
kulekrizpy Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Student Filmographer
"I think I left my hat in the car... I should go... be with my hat. In the car."

XD
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:iconkotsuso:
Kotsuso Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Haha, Freckle's look of abject terror in the last two panels gets me every time XD
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Gruvu Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Student General Artist
i gave my sisters new boyfriend the same look
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Hopper200456 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is you're sister's name Ivy and are you named Viktor?
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:icongruvu:
Gruvu Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011  Student General Artist
sadly yes
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Hopper200456 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oi... You're house must get a lot of headaches... But,... You live with Ivy so that must be awesome.
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Gruvu Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011  Student General Artist
sort of but all i hear is noise from her
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:iconhopper200456:
Hopper200456 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww, come on! Her noise can't be that bad!
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:icongruvu:
Gruvu Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011  Student General Artist
but it is
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Renadapanther Featured By Owner May 31, 2011
Dun dun DUUN
*freaked out face*
just love the ending you draw so cute~! XD
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:iconle-mec:
le-mec Featured By Owner May 12, 2011
I've got a philco radio - it still works. It's one of those white plastic ones.
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cereal-in-a-bowl Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
What is Viktor's relationship with the girl in the hairband?
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akara20 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2011
I.... I love Freckle and Viktor. They just make me smile so much. >___< <3
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TheSocialLoner Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2011
This has got to be my favorite Lackadaisy page yet. No matter how hard I try, I can't not break down laughing when I read the two last rows.

"You mean in the STRUGGLE-BUGGY!"

Nice :lmao:

Fantastic artwork, great details and characters; I just love it. :la:
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HopelessDreamer92 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
YAY!!! XD MORE VIKTOR!!! ♥ I love him so....A little of him, a little of Zib, and I'm a happy little lady. :D
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TigerloverM Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OH MY GOD, FRECKLE! SO CUTE~~~ OwO *slapped* Ehm, I mean....Great work as always. I just love the expressions you give to all your characters. It's priceless! :XD:
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AnimeWolf13 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011  Student Digital Artist
lol Victor ...he's got that steele gaise!
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:iconerminias:
Erminias Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2011
Viktor is like What'shername's overprotective father.
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Photo-11 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2011
Fantastic! :)
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Kyverica Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I usually don't post comments, but I've been looking through you most impressive collection of work and couldn't help but mention your banjo hour referenced has the same last name as I do (McGillicuddy). Great work.
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