I thought I’d try my hand at real Media! The girls were doing school work on the table so I grabbed my pencil and paper and brushes and tried it out. I hated it so much I snapped a photo of it and added words and tried to clean it up on the iPad! Haha. I think it would be fun to draw on paper and ink it and scan that in to colour using software though. Anyways, it was a fun way to kill some time! And also, this conversation was very real. Except for the last panel. I mean, I’m not that stinky.
Is this funny, or sad? I think a lot of people see romance as a means to an end, and that end isn’t always healthy relational intimacy. I wouldn’t be surprised if most people could put one or two of their own lines they’ve said or had said to them in Charlie’s last speech bubble and make this comic into a true story.
Ghost’s question isn’t just addressed to charlie. Tide commercials are ridiculous… their demographic is poor people, or recently poor’d people. I’ve seen a couple commercials, one to a “recently singled mom”, which is a desperate plea for people to not stop using tide? and one about a “young up-and-comer-couple” who quit their corporate job and found out that it’s tough doing a start-up… BUT WE’RE GLAD WE DIDN’T STOP USING TIDE! seriously? man. I’m all for “more expensive detergent = ACTUALLY cleans clothes = only have to buy one bottle as opposed to 15 bottles of cheap detergent” or whatever… There’s at least some logic to that… but that’s not the angle in these commercials. The angle is “my life is falling apart, but at least we have TIDE.” Tide is the rock of our salvation. Maybe i’m getting a little dramatic. meh.