RIP: Hugo Rodriguez.
September 10, 2002 7:32 PM   Subscribe

RIP: Hugo Rodriguez. More tragedy befalls America as groundbreaking web cartoonist Hugo Rodriguez died tragically on Saturday. His son Mookie says he lost his keys in Lake Erie and drowned. Can't America ever get a break? I guess that means my favorite weblog is over. Hugo was a true Patriot - always representing for the Canton, Ohio crew. At least we'll all have the day off.
posted by clango (5 comments total)
So.. joke, right?
posted by jimmy at 7:52 PM on September 10, 2002

I hope its a joke because

1) He would not be dead

2) I can criticize how horrible that webcomic is
posted by Stan Chin at 8:02 PM on September 10, 2002

This is a tragedy of monolithic proportion. I can't believe we've lost such a promising young talent. I plan to spend the day on the couch eating pints of ice cream in his honor (phish food was his favorite, I hear).

Hugo, we hardly knew ye. You will be missed.

posted by toothgnip at 8:25 PM on September 10, 2002

My fly pecs be getting honeyz INSANE.

It's great as parody.
posted by mediareport at 9:40 PM on September 10, 2002

Sorry, this is but a pale reflection of the Onion's Herbert Kornfeld, though admittedly with comix...
posted by jalexei at 6:35 AM on September 11, 2002

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