Don Hertzfeldt’s Simpson’s Couch Gag is about relationships and mental illness

Come with me, if you would, on a journey into the distant future, so distant that we may not even recognize our descendants as humans, let alone as part of our culture. What does “The Simpsons” look like in a realm so far beyond our understanding? Don Hertzfeldt takes a guess in his couch gag…… Continue reading Don Hertzfeldt’s Simpson’s Couch Gag is about relationships and mental illness

Scuttling On

They are angry gods. No one knows why, but they have hunted and exterminated us since time immemorial. They are colossal beings too large even to comprehend, let alone hope to contend with. But we are sturdy, we are stealthy, and we are many. The nooks and crannies are our home. The gods can end…… Continue reading Scuttling On