Author Archives: Ryatt Farring

Fat-Shaming is Bad, But…

_____________________________________________________________ Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. ____________________________________________________________ “Fat-shaming is bad, but…” is the fat-acceptance equivalent of “some of my best friends are Jewish.” Or of “I … Continue reading

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Comedy Is Dead

___________________________________________________________ Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. ____________________________________________________________ Happy Halloween! I totally swiped the “comedy is sacred” gag from Alexandra Erin. (With her kind permission). The inspiration … Continue reading

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Interviewing the Heartland

Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. In the wake of Trump’s upset (and upsetting) win in the 2016 election, the “heartland interview” – in which a newspaper … Continue reading

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Defending Free Speech

__________________________________________________________ Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. ____________________________________________________________ I have three complaints about the way mainstream pundits treat the “campus speech” issue. First of all, they vastly … Continue reading

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