Little Orchids Thai Restaurant - "3 Seconds Is the New 6 Seconds" - Woodland Hills, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 34° 10.087 W 118° 36.016
11S E 352503 N 3781953
Quick Description: Zippy and Griffy wander by the Little Orchids Thai restaurant, while having a conversation about the olden days of comic strip writing, before the Internet and the web started eliminating the print media.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2013 8:55:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ5W5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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In this strip, Zippy passes by the Little Orchids Thai Restaurant while having on a conversation with his friend Griffy. Griffy wishes for the old days of writing comic strips. Griffy liked how olden strips were funny and quickly forgotten. Zippy compares forgetability to today's modern day Vine videos with their short time limit, though he jokes that maybe even 6 seconds is too long. Finally, Griffy recognizes that today's pop culture web is replacing the print media of the past and perhaps he should learn Flash technology to keep up. Zippy replies that he'd like his polka dots enhanced realistically in Flash.

Interestingly, Bill Griffith used the same basic cartoon strip drawings here as he did in an earlier Zippy strip, with the addition of some sweat drops around Zippy's Head in the first pane.

Little Orchids Thai Restaurant Little Orchids Figure Little Orchids, Side View

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Little Orchids can also be seen in Google Street View.

Date the strip ran: 9/28/2013

Strip Name: 3 Seconds Is the New 6 Seconds

Location of item featured in the strip: 21614 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Link to the Strip: [Web Link]

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