I have been to Spike and Mike’s animation festivals for years, with some recent absenteeism, but somehow I did not become an ardent fan of Don Hertzfeldt until introduced to him last night (thank you, Phaedra!) He’s much like Jhonen Vasquez both in eyeball-drawing style and outlook. Alas none of his animation is on the site, but he has some strips which are great. I especially like Election. And this is one of those sites where the commentary (in this case a FAQ) is every bit as funny as the art it goes with, so go read it.
Oh, crap. The man was born a year before I was. Like it’s not bad enough that one of my Hampshire classmates was published in Harper’s this month. What the fuck am I doing with my life? sshjjeeeeeebus…..