Boopsie

Boopsie (aka Barbara Ann Boopstein) is a character in the comic strip Doonesbury.
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Barbara Ann "Boopsie" Boopstein


She was first introduced in the strip's early years as B.D.'s airheaded girlfriend. At this point of the strip she was supremely unintelligent, and almost incapable of finishing a sentence without giggling or exclaiming "Whee!". She was also almost completely subservient to B.D., which Nicole deplored. She tried to teach Boopsie about feminism, and failed miserably.

After college, she and B.D, moved to Malibu, where she attempted to start a career as an actress. By this point her intelligence and self-reliance had increased, and she was far less of a bimbo. B.D. became her manager. To date she has yet to land a really decent role, and is best remembered for roles like "Third Girl in shower" in the fictional Porky's IX. She has, however, developed something of a cult following among frat-boys who believe that of all the bit-part playing airheads in Hollywood, she is the best.

Despite having matured, Boopsie is still easily influenced, and has gotten heavily into new age practices, which B.D. considers absurd. She firmly believes in reincarnation, ESP and channeling. She herself has had a great deal of unintentional success in the latter, and became a vessel for "Hunk-Ra" (see Ramtha), a barbaric warrior from the Punic Wars who was unchallengeable in battle but who in the end was slain, like Siegfried, by a treacherous retainer.

When Boopsie is taken over by Hunk-Ra an actual physical transformation takes place. Her eyes become sunken, her teeth become pointed, her hair becomes wild and sometimes her clothing even changes into battle armor. This is extremely unnerving for the other characters to witness, particularly since Hunk-Ra's idea of polite discourse is to threaten to remove everyone's entrails and feast upon them. B.D. was so disturbed by Hunk's constant appearances at inappropriate moments that he walked out on his and Boopsie's wedding. Eventually they reconciled when Hunk-Ra agreed to leave, and he has appeared only sporadically since.

Boopsie and B.D. were finally married, and had a daughter, Samantha. Although both parents are devoted to Samantha, neither is particularly good at parenting, and both are often busy. This means that Sam is mostly being raised by Zonker Harris, who works for food as a live-in babysitter.

Boopsie took over for B.D. as coach of the Walden football team when he was called up for duty in Iraq, and led the team to a championship win. She also served as an alternate juror on the O.J. Simpson trial, and as Uncle Duke's photo-op arm candy during his bid for president.
comic strip is a drawing or sequence of drawings that tells a story. Written and drawn by a cartoonist, such strips are published on a recurring basis (usually daily or weekly) in newspapers and on the Internet.
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Doonesbury is a comic strip by G. B. Trudeau. It chronicles the adventures and lives of a vast array of different characters, of different ages, professions, and backgrounds—from the President of the United States to the title character, Michael Doonesbury, a
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B.D. is a character from Garry Trudeau's popular comic strip Doonesbury. In the comic strip, nobody is certain what "B.D." is short for (he gives his last name as "D") but he was based on Brian Dowling, quarterback at Yale University where Trudeau attended college.
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Nicole is a character in the comic strip Doonesbury, known for her radical feminist beliefs.

Nicole was originally the lead female in the strip and remained so for a couple of years.
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Feminism is an ideology focusing on equality of the sexes.[1] Feminism comprises a number of social, cultural and political movements, theories and moral philosophies concerned with gender inequalities and discrimination against women.
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City of Malibu

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Location of Malibu in Los Angeles County, California
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Bimbo is a term that emerged in popular English language usage in the late 20th Century to describe an often attractive, yet stupid, pliable woman. This term began as early as 1919.
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Porky's is a comedy film about the escapades of teenagers at the fictional Angel Beach high school in Florida in 1954.
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New Age is the term commonly used to designate the broad movement of late 20th century and contemporary Western culture, characterised by an eclectic and individual approach to spiritual
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Reincarnation, literally "to be made flesh again", is a doctrine or metaphysical belief that some essential part of a living being (in some variations only human beings) survives death to be reborn in a new body.
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Extra-Sensory Perception (ESP) is defined as ability to acquire information by paranormal means independent of any known physical senses or deduction from previous experience. The term was coined by Duke University researcher J. B.
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Channeling, or channelling, can refer to
  • Channelling (physics)
  • Channelling (mediumistic), a term used in reference to the claimed process of receiving messages or inspiration from invisible beings or spirits.

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Ramtha is an entity that JZ Knight, an American self-described spiritual medium, claims to channel. According to Knight, Ramtha was a Lemurian warrior who fought the Atlantians over 35,000 years ago.[1] Ramtha is said to have led an army of over 2.
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The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage. They are known as the Punic Wars because the Latin term for Carthaginian was Punici (older Poenici, from their Phoenician ancestry).
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Sigurd (Old Norse: Sigurðr) was a legendary hero of Norse mythology, as well as the central character in the Völsunga saga. The earliest extant representations for his legend come in pictoral form from seven runestones in Sweden[1]
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Eyes are organs of vision that detect light. Different kinds of light-sensitive organs are found in a variety of organisms. The simplest eyes do nothing but detect whether the surroundings are light or dark, while more complex eyes can distinguish shapes and colors.
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Teeth (singular, tooth) are structures found in the jaws (or mouths) of many vertebrates that are used to tear, scrape, and chew food. Some animals, particularly carnivores, also use teeth for hunting or defense. The roots of teeth are covered by gums.
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Hair is a filamentous outgrowth of protein, found only on mammals. It projects from the epidermis, though it grows from hair follicles deep in the dermis. Although many other organisms, especially insects, show filamentous outgrowths, these are not considered "hair".
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Armour or armor (see spelling differences) is protective clothing intended to defend its wearer from intentional harm in combat and military engagements, typically associated with soldiers.
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Zonker Harris (his full name is revealed in Doonesbury: A Musical Comedy to be Edgar Zonker Harris) is the stereotypical hippie character in Garry Trudeau's comic strip Doonesbury. He made his first appearance as a perennial pot-smoking pest plaguing B.D.
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Motto
الله أكبر    (Arabic)
"Allahu Akbar"   (transliteration)
"God is the Greatest"
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For "jury" meaning "makeshift", see jury rig.

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O. J. Simpson

Position(s): Running back Jersey #(s):
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Born: July 9 1947 (1947--) (age 60)

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Uncle Duke is a fictional character in the comic strip Doonesbury. He is nominally Zonker Harris's uncle, although early in the Doonesbury continuity he was established as a Harris family friend, making him an "uncle by courtesy" only.
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