- Dec 12, 2018
Do you know about the Creepy Garfield "meme"?
“The idea that a character so inoffensive, inane, and famous, being the subject, it gave it a real shortcut into my psyche,” Espinosa told me. “I started the subreddit as a way to just collect pictures like this, and thought it'd be a fun idea to frame it as a way of worshiping it as a deity, as an allusion to ‘Call of Cthulhu.’ The theme of the sub is embracing the absurd, as awful and horrifying that may be, and celebrating the unique art that represents that.”
Garfield's Descent Into Madness Takes Root On Reddit
A life spent eating lasagna in Muncie, Indiana, has turned Garfield into a monster, at least according to a popular new Reddit community filled with surreal interpretations of Jim Davis' historic comic.