This isn't the usual pudding cat you've come to know
and love. He shows up on "special" occasions to disseminate knowledge and snark. If there's any fourth wall breaking, he will
do it. Beyond this, he isn't a part of the strip's "reality."
Aubrey is many things: dreamer, business owner, viable
threat. She's come a long way from her childhood of causing havoc in Texas. In the early days of the comic, Aubrey
was notorious for awful schemes that seemed so bad they could almost work. And one day, one of them did. She is the owner of the
tech support and phone sex company Nerdrotica.com, based in Boston. She's fiercely loyal to her friends, especially PeeJee
Jason is walking self-esteem with the skills to back it up.
A child genius, he's always got a plan and looking for someone to help enact it. Despite a lifetime of lechery and long ago
learning the secret formula for "short term dating success," Jason married Aubrey in 2006 and took her last name. He's still
scheming though, although recently his antics have slowed in the wake of seeing Wil Wheaton lose an arm.
For a long time, Mike lived the life of a stereotypical
geek. Poor choices, antisocial, condescending. He had faults, too. But he's trying now - trying to be a good spouse,
a good dad, and a good person. He stumbles now and again but he's learned to pick himself up instead of screaming at the
rock he tripped on for its choice of anime.
Davan's just a guy. Sometimes he's smart and sometimes he's
very stupid. He's the friend who'll listen, although you may wish he hadn't. Originally from Texas, he lived in Boston for
many years before eventually returning with PeeJee to help his father. The least "enthusiastic" of the group, Davan will
begrudgingly try anything once. Twice if he needs something to complain about.
Fred's worked hard his whole life. Now he's retired and
spends his time dealing with sickness, gardening and worrying over (and causing worry for) Davan, Dahlia, and Monette. He's a
mouthy senior citizen who knows he's earned the right to dole out the snark.
PeeJee's the "innocent" of the group, or as innocent a
woman prone to flurries of violent outbursts can be. Eager to follow a scheme or help a friend, she's most likely to overlook
her own needs and wants for others. After all, not a lot of people would leave behind a life full of comfort and friends to
travel to a new place and help a friend watch over his aging father. It's just as well, though. She was running out of gay
men to obsess on in Boston.