Pace Eugene Mirman.
Last Thanksgiving (back when I thought only assholes were vegans…12 months and minus 15 pounds and an excellent all-around sense of awesome-being later I eat my words–words which, of course, contain no meat or dairy) I created this brilliant logic cartoon despite knowing no logic:
This was inspired by a conversation in which my #1 fella and I decided that if students were going to use paper mills and Wikipedia and wer-weiss-was, than we should be able to use technology to grade them (we also decided robots would have to deliver the lectures and robots would have to attend them in lieu of students–and only both, ergo, Robot iff Robot). Then it was agreed upon most merrily that that was an excellent name for the first album for my band, Boris Yeltsin Death Watch, or my band’s very engrossing side project, the Rebecca Schuman Experience (for the first I play vibes, finger-snapping, file cabinet and I rap; for the second I play flute), and that it needed some cover art. The last thing I wanted was for my offhanded musings to turn true (this has been happening a lot lately and I would appreciate it if it stopped, except for situations in which I wanted it to happen, which it usually doesn’t, except for that time my #1 fella got a bunch of money without asking for it)…and yet, they have.
And here, for no apparent reason, is a demonstration of how to wear a tie correctly: