Once upon a time, the “Three Wolf Moon” shirt was the must-have T-shirt:
But the really cool (and well-read) kids know that the real must-have T-shirt is the “Three WOOLF Moon” shirt:
This image actually had me rolling out of my chair laughing. Click it to see it at full size:
Halifax-based Kate Beaton draws funny historical comics at her site, Hark, a Vagrant! In her latest comic, she pokes fun at one of my all-time favourite novels, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby:
Alas, this isn’t my creation. I just made an easier-to-read version of this.
Purim is the Jewish holiday made for me. After all, it’s about Asian guys picking up cute Jewish girls, and drinking!
It’s also the Jewish holiday made for comedy writer Rob Kutner (he’s written for the Daily Show and Tonight Show), who writes the comedy sketches that the Shushan Channel perform at Purim for the annual Purim Party at the 92 Y Theatre in Tribeca. For the 2008 show, he wrote the parody Jewno:
And for the 2010 show, he’s cooked up Wolfman, DDS, a thriller featuring a dentist who starts “doing things no suburban Jewish professional would dream of”:
I can’t be in New York that weekend, but if you can make it, go check out the show!
As a reader of this blog, chances are that someone read Goodnight Moon to you when you were a child:
And as a reader of this blog, chances are that you like offbeat humour and have at least a passing interest in rock and roll. This means that chances are you might enjoy the darkly amusing parody Goodnight Keith Moon:
Here’s a snippet showing the opening spread:
First came the Calvin and Hobbes reinterpretation featuring Calvin on Ritalin, which made many readers sad. Then came the comic featuring Calvin shrugging off Ritalin’s effects.
I’ve also pointed you to an essay that postulates that Fight Club is really just Calvin and Hobbes set later in Calvin’s life:
I now present Dalvin and Holly, which features a character named “Dalvin” and his imaginary friend: