173. How Much Anxiety Does Your Car Have?
February 13th, 2023
1 hr 3 mins 41 secs
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- Nancy and having a continuous tone for a hundred years
- Adding trinkets to other people's time capsules
- A Psalm for the Wild-Built https://nextworldover.tumblr.com/post/705362430786748416/guooey-a-psalm-for-the-wild-built-becky
- Looking down a lot while you're on a walk.
- What is this Meta for?
- Discovering that there is a cliff and having a brief high-octane experience.
- Sitting on the bus and saying the lore of the land.
- A lego minifig that you found on the street.
- Fritzi Ritz.
- Making millennial shitposts in the 1930s.
- Being wholesomely surreal for a hundred years.
- Accruing canon.
- Simple archetypes that have been honed to a point.
- Writing a new punchline to the same joke every day for a hundred years.
- Comics going on two silent retreats, one for the setup (at a monastery) and the other for the punchline (at an empty lot)
- Coronation St.
- The kids we met in 1964.
- Whether South Park is still a thing.
- Finding success at a young age and staying the same person for the rest of your life.
- Retirement or Blade Runner Retirement?
- User Friendly.
- Web comics that started when the hardest part about making a web comic is uploading an image to the internet.
- Web comics going from having bad art to having good art.
- Telling someone to like art other than the art they like.
- Politely accepting advice and then ignoring it.
- Speaking into the void to ask for music recommendations.
- If you don't see it, that's what you paid for.
- Delivering Nancy comics daily for over 100 years.
- Working on the same game for 10 years even though you like different kinds of games now.
- Working within the framework of past you.
- Every page of a webcomic as a collage of all the previous pages.
- Pokey the Penguin: updated sporadically.
- Enjoying a webcomic a lot.
- Weird semi-robot creatures.
- Recommending someone a nice leaf.
- Wanting to accept recommendations but hating them viscerally.
- Tricking music recommendations into someone's life like a fairy tale gremlin.
- Introducing hot jams to the people of the future.
- Burying a can of cheese for a hundred years.
- Extra old tardigrades.
- A sealed piggy bank where if you want to get the tardigrades out you have to smash it on the floor.
- Opening up your terrarium every so often to swap out the moss.
- This wholesome man with this forty year old bottle ecosystem.
- The most advanced level of mummification, in which you become a mannequin.
- Dumping a pile of garbage in the forest and leaving it to your children in your will.
- The Artemis Program.
- Returning to the moon to get the geocache back.
- Inserting a completely fictional topic into the historical record.
- Wax House, Baby!
- A fake fact about the world that has been purged from Wikipedia but is still everywhere that scraped the data from Wikipedia.
- Chosts from chostville.
- The age of monetizing all your hobbies.
- Trying to make a human connection via your art.
- Digging up, modifying, and reburying other people's time capsules even though nobody's paying you to do it.
- Keeping your citizens happy and healthy.
- An intentionally altered view of how automated clothing production is.
- Going on a journey together with a robot.
- Cozy books entirely lacking in high-octane moments.