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Rousseau’s Ghost, or Maybe Just a Funny Picture

Detail of 'Bug Martini' by Adam Huber, 1 July 2015.Gendertyping in the twenty-first century.

I suppose that’s one way to look at it, in which case the adage applies: Blame Adam.

There are, of course, other ways to look at it.

A grave testament to the triumph of Rousseau? Maybe?

Or maybe it’s just funny.

Okay, look, there’s even a pee joke.

Trust me. It’s worth it.

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Huber, Adam. “A Day Late and a Dolly Short”. Bug Martini. 1 July 2015.

A Post in Need of a Title

Okay, I burned up all my bad suggestions for what to call that drink, though I’m pretty sure it’s supposed to have the word “Startini” in it. Yeah, that’s how bad my riffs were.

Detail of 'Bug Martini' by Adam Huber, 8 April 2015.One thing I cannot stress enough, however―though it seems Adam already understands―is that it really helps to include an awesome panel with an image that can easily be lifted, which in turn makes it easy for people like us to fill our blogs with quick-hit posts that bring the artists some measure of free advertising.

Nonetheless, we might be looking at a requisite t-shirt.

And you know what that would mean, right?

A Doctor Who mashup, of course, from those folks who can’t help but litter social media with all sorts of not-quite imaginitive crossovers even more predictable than Adam’s title puns.

Not that I’m criticizing the puns. It’s a comedic form that is dying in the new age of thoroughly disconnected irrelevance about our increasingly connected human endeavor.

I mean, think of it this way: If you absolutely had to choose, would you prefer Bug Martini for the whole of eternity, or a replay of Arnold Schwarzeneggar’s film career?

That’s what I thought.

Sure, the former California governor has The Terminator, but Adam has the bit about Switzerland. And plenty of fallback material. Where does Schwarzeneggar go next? The Last Action Hero? Oh, wait, I know: Commando.

Oh. Damn. That’s right: Twins.

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Huber, Adam. “I Got a Drone to Pick”. Bug Martini. 8 April 2015.

—————. “Why I Love Switzerland”. 26 March 2015.