Posts Tagged ‘car’
Today’s comic draws its text entirely from tweets exchanged by me and @DaveRayTaylor, a family friend. You should follow him if you would like your Twitter feed to be filled with retweeted in-jokes from people you don’t know, and Ya Boy Bill Nye.
Today’s comic is also two-tier, because I love you.
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Good news, everyone! With some advice from astute Sketch Comedy reader Wes, and the help of a plugin called ‘fix-rss-feed‘, it would seem that we’ve got the Sketch Comedy RSS Feed working again! Feel free to help yourselves to the feed.
This comic, inspired by a suggestion from my friend Dave Johnson, is a sort of tribute to the mockumentary Troll Hunter. In the film, a group of students filming an independent documentary about bear poachings begins following an enigmatic trapper, only to discover that he is a troll hunter.
Troll Hunter is not for the kids–it earns its PG-13 rating with foul Norwegian language (subtitled) and troll attacks violent and frightening enough to give the elementary school set nightmares. For an adult or responsible teenage viewer, however, the movie provides a creative and hilarious twist on the “found footage” format, deriving additional humor from its deconstruction of Norse troll mythology and the protagonists’ questionable decisions. Despite their shortcomings, though, you can’t help pulling for the overconfident student filmmakers, and the movie musters considerable intensity for its climactic scenes. It’s clever and entertaining, and I would recommend it to teens and adults who enjoy bizarre cinema.
If you haven’t seen it already, be sure to check out my interview with Onezumi Hartstein, in which we talk about Intervention (an internet culture convention), her webcomic, and online life in general.
Also: would you like to do a guest strip for Sketch Comedy? I’ll be on vacation from 9/10 to 9/18, and I’m sending out an open call for guest strips. Two simple requirements: A) 900px wide or less, and B) keep it appropriate for your ten-year-old cousin to read. If you’ve got something for me, just send it in by September 8th to jackson at thesketchy dot com.
In the meantime, I’ll be putting together next week’s strips. See you then!
This is a new project: Sketchy Activity Daily. For fifteen minutes every weekday, I will draw something and post it up on the internets–specifically, those internets which are related to Sketch Comedy. The drawing will probably be silly. (I will readily admit that today’s drawing, a freehand brush-pen sketch of my supervisor’s car, is not especially silly.)
On non-comic-update days, here at the Sketch Comedy site, I’ll be posting the SAD as a way of providing you daily content (you may find the RSS feed useful for keeping up). You can get even more SADs Monday through Thursday at Sketch Comedy’s Facebook page, and Friday’s Sketch Activity Daily will be a Subscribers’ Edition exclusive.
I’m looking forward to providing SC fans of all stripes with some bonus daily content. Enjoy the SADs, and look forward to a new SC comic posting at midnight (EST) tonight!