Thanks for the perspective, Calydon. It's very interesting and a bit of a surprise to say the least, but then again I'm pretty sure you're not one of my regular readers.
Depending on how you look at it, it's not really a roommate-driven comic. TG has always been an all-encompassing view of Nate's life as a whole, and dude's gotta have a place to live. Steve and Derek are his friends, despite certain appearances to the contrary, so it makes sense to share a living space with them. They're not vastly disparate characters thrown together wackily in a roommate situation, a setup that I agree is pretty played out.
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