Garfield, I haven’t come back to in appreciation yet.Â I still think it’s pretty juvenile.Â While I hope my kids find it and love it like I did, I also hope they outgrow it 😉
This and tomorrow’s entry do something to Garfield that makes it interesting, much more interesting than it would be on its own.
I present: Garfield as Garfield.
I’ve had three phases of my life in relationship to Peanuts.
- Elementary School Years, I checked out as many Peanuts books as possible and devoured them
- Adolescence and Early Adulthood, I didn’t really get the Peanuts and thought they were childish artifact
- Adulthood, I have a new appreciation for the Peanuts
One thing that has helped my appreciation of comic strips are projects like this, and I’ve got a few more to share in the upcoming days.
Hilarious and nostalgic at the same time…a couple of these are mildly NSFW.
A list from Buzzfeed illuminates how the brain makes sense of visual information.
Another interesting article from the New Yorker.Â It’s really amazing how good one can get, almost to the point of it being magical, when you solely focus on one skill for your entire life.
And here’s a video of his talent on display:
Below the fold to keep a modicum of suspense alive â€”Â Steph and I laughed for a full half hour about this one.Â And we still laugh whenever we bring it up (which is more often than I like to admit, but never in public 🙂 ).
I have a folder of links I collected to share with the blog over the past half year, with the hopes of making a triumphant return to posting.Â I’m not sure it’s triumphant but it’s a return.
Hopefully I can keep pace for a little while and release these to you all over time.Â When the odometer rolled over to 2013 in this A.D. world, I was thinking about lists and found the following: List of Top 100 Lists.