steroids

What It Looks Like When Humor Fails

Or maybe I’m just missing something obvious. Someone, enlighten me, please.

xkcd — Steroids

I mean, some jokes don’t work because the response is obvious, and in this case the first thing to mind is so obvious that it verges on pedantic. So it’s likely I’m missing something.

But what, exactly, is it?
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Nonetheless, many thanks to Randall Munroe, who shares his comics with the world for free, and allows others to distribute them—even if that practice results in occasional criticism. xkcd is an excellent comic, and well worth your time.