Goofy

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Goofy

bumbling, awkward dog; originally named Dippy Dawg. [Comics: “Mickey Mouse” in Horn, 492]
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His latest work, Hapless Bizarre, maintains his signature wit--made goofier by new collaborator Mark Gindick, a visitor from the world of clowning and physical comedy--but forgoes any predetermined storyline.
If that's an (admittedly) absurd methodology, it's probably not much goofier than trying to pass judgment on the fall prime-time schedule based on having watched a bunch of three-minute promo reels from the nosebleed seats at New York's Carnegie Hall or Radio City.
For the more social suburban experience of team sports, it doesn't get much goofier than Wiffle ball.
Always on the move and disinclined to overstay its welcome, "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is almost good enough to make one wish it had been conceived and executed with a bit more care, or pushed to goofier and/or more visceral extremes.
Longtime readers of NCR will remember that one of my predecessors, Michael Farrell, wrote a column titled "Sic" that regularly reported on the goofier foibles of the Catholic church.
Just when you think things can't get any goofier, the Eugene Police Department asks people to "dream up" a piece of art that inspires officers and comforts police station visitors.
City councils are often goofier than the Texas Legislature, but even veterans of the local circuses find the state version perplexing.
Intended as a tribute to Rockwell and a way of enhancing the audience's idea of the material, Rivoli's photos instead subvert Rockwell's drawings, making them look even sillier and goofier than they would appear on their own.
WHEN we play Sheffield United tomorrow lunchtime I'll be looking a bit goofier and blonder than usual as I had another of my teeth done and my hair highlighted on Thursday.
And you couldn't ask Hollywood to serve up a goofier selection of dorks than his neocon staffers, who drifted from the universities to D.C.
I'm watching my son get goofier by the day, and I love it!