Cartoonist Gavin Aung Than illustrated a small portion of Bill Watterson's 1990 address at the Kenyon College graduation in the style of Calvin and Hobbes. [Slate]
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"To invent your own life's meaning is not easy, but it's still allowed, and I think you'll be happier for the trouble."
I so very much needed to hear that today. Also, I miss Calvin & Hobbes!
I cannot explain how excited I got when I saw this post because Calvin and Hobbes is possibly the greatest thing that has ever existed, in life. Now off to read the interview.
Um, guys? What's this watery stuff that's welling up under my eyes?
@Jinxie And as per usual, DON'T READ THE COMMENTS OVER THERE. Hoo boy, what a bunch of damn buzzkills.
Normally I feel pretty cynical about people illustrating things in Bill Watterson's style because it feels like they're trying to market off of his popularity, but this is all right. *sniffle*
@frigwiggin Well, he is illustrating Watterson's own words, so I think it's warranted in this case. It's more of a tribute than a rip.
This is a pretty perfect illustration (metaphorically and literally) of how I feel about the idea of success as a women or person of color.
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