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February 11, 2005 12:34 PM   Subscribe

Friday MeFi: Many of y'all are familiar with Don Hertzfeldt's animated shorts, but have you seen his comic strip? (If you like Cordell Barker or Roman Dirge, you'll probably find this amusing...)
posted by Specklet (18 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Sorry, might have needed a NSFW warning.
posted by Specklet at 12:35 PM on February 11, 2005

this one reminds me of the current whitehouse--thanks speck!
posted by amberglow at 12:43 PM on February 11, 2005

These are fantastic. I especially liked bobby neurotic buys lip balm.

These also sorta remind me of Happy Noodle Boy.
posted by splatta at 12:47 PM on February 11, 2005

Best one ever.
posted by splatta at 12:50 PM on February 11, 2005

Wow, these are great! Thanks for the post.
posted by vorfeed at 12:52 PM on February 11, 2005

splatta, Happy Noodle Boy, definitely! Shoot, I should have linked to JTHM instead of Roman Dirge.
posted by Specklet at 1:02 PM on February 11, 2005

some of the work resembles "Creepy Susie" by Angus Oblong.
posted by lilnemo at 1:53 PM on February 11, 2005

The "Bill" strips are brilliant.
posted by The White Hat at 1:55 PM on February 11, 2005

Specklet, yea, Jhonen Vasquez and Roman Dirge get mixed up a lot. Same publishing company (Slave Labor Graphics).
posted by splatta at 2:07 PM on February 11, 2005

Don's new films is completed and coming out soon. Check out this year's tour of the animation show to see it. I caught the animation show when it happened two years ago, and it was a great, great animation festival - easily on par with Spike and Mike's classic animation, if not better. The lineup this year looks great, too.
posted by TheRoach at 2:19 PM on February 11, 2005

Metafilter: Now there is a giant foot coming out of my navel.
posted by alumshubby at 2:42 PM on February 11, 2005

He's a sick bastard, but a creative one. Some of my friends thought I was decidedly weird when I showed them 'Rejected' and laughed wholeheartedly at it.
posted by Four Flavors at 2:48 PM on February 11, 2005

I absolutely loved "Rejected" (I AM THE QUEEN OF FRANCE!).

These comics were great... especially enjoyed Bobby Neurotic. Thanks!
posted by grapefruitmoon at 4:31 PM on February 11, 2005

Most of "Rejected" has made its way into the parlance of my social group ("I'm a consumer whore!" "And how!"), so it was great to see these.
posted by ITheCosmos at 4:45 PM on February 11, 2005

God, y'all too? They play "rejected" regularly at a bar i frequent, and the "my anus is bleeding" bit has become the standard thing to say whenever you flub a ine on open mic night.

Good stuff.
posted by notsnot at 7:59 PM on February 11, 2005

"Wisdom Teeth" was AWESOME!
posted by jefbla at 12:07 PM on February 12, 2005


Hertzfeldt is a genius. An extremely twisted genius. Thanks for posting this.
posted by casu marzu at 2:38 PM on February 12, 2005

Holy shit, thank you so much...I have not laughed this hard in a while. Unfortunately, I'm at work, so I'm hoping nobody comes by to see what's so funny.
posted by nTeleKy at 2:35 PM on February 15, 2005

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